NECO Results Nov / Dec 2017/2018 SSCE Released
The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the release of the 2017 November / December Senior School Certificate Examination results.
The Registrar of the Council, Charles Uwakwe, announced the results on Tuesday at its headquarters in Minna.
Mr. Uwakwe said that a total of 42, 985 candidates registered for the examination and 42, 429 wrote the examination in 28 subjects.
He said 24, 098 female representing 56.79 percent had five credits and above.
The registrar said that 32, 917 female candidates representing 77.58 percent had one of the highest honors of English Language and Mathematics.
Mr. Uwakwe explained that 32, 701 female candidates representing 78.82 percent had credit and above in Mathematics.
He said that 29, 258 candidates representing 70 percent had credits and above in English Language.
According to him, 4,425 candidates, representing 10.43 percent were involved in examining malpractice.
The registrar noted that the number represented 5.9 percent reduction in examination compared to 2016 record.
Mr. Uwakwe said that the results have been released for 2017/2018 academic session.
“It will be the general public to know what is the first time the council is releasing result of Nov / Dec SSCE results barely 38 days after the test.
“The early and timely release of the 2017 Nov / Dec SSCE result is in line with the council’s new work ethos that borders on efficient service delivery,” he said.
Mr. Uwakwe said that the feat was possible as a result of improved logistics.
The results of this study are based on the results of the NECO website – www.mynecoexams.com, using their examination and approval.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ogun State was best in the 2017 SSCE Nov / Dec. Examination.
Ogun – Percentage of 91.0 per cent of candidates and five percent of Akwa – Ibom with 87.97 per cent and Oyo with a percentage of 86.90 per cent.
NAN reports that Plateau topped the list of malpractice examination with 943 cases, representing 21.31 per cent followed by Oyo with 884 cases, representing 19.97 per cent.
Adamawa is the third one on 464 cases of examination malpractice, representing 10.48 per cent