No Extension for 2021 SSCE Registration—NECO


The National Examination Council has said it would not extend the registration period for the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination for school-based candidates.

The examination body’s Head of Information and Public Relations, Azeez Sani, disclosed this on Wednesday in a statement titled ‘NECO will not extend registration period for 2021 SSCE internal.’

According to Sani, registration will close on June 25, 2021 while examination will commence on July 5, 2021.

He explained that the registration period will not be extended so as to have efficient and adequate planning for the examination.

The statement read, “The registration exercise which started on March 31, will close on Friday, June 25, 2021, and will not be subjected to extension, while the examination will commence unfailingly on Monday, July 5, 2021.

“This is to enable efficient and effective planning for the examination logistics required for the smooth conduct of the 2021 SSCE internal.

“State Ministries of Education, Commandants, Principals, Proprietors and other relevant stakeholders are enjoined to take note of the closing date and ensure timely completion of their candidates’ registration.

“The council assures all stakeholders of its resolve to have a seamless conduct of the 2021 SSCE.”


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