UPDATED: NECO June/July (SSCE) Registration Guidelines - 2018

National Examination Council, NECO June/July Purchase of Scratch Cards, Registration, Eligibility, Guidelines, Fees and Closing Date for 2018/2019

The National Examination Council, NECO wishes to inform all Secondary School that the sales of form and registration for the June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) is ongoing.

Principals/Commandants of Schools are hereby advised to proceed with the purchase of forms and registration immediately.

Latest Update: Online Registration Closing Date has been extended to 14th May, 2018

SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (INTERNAL)

This is the examination taken by candidates in their last stage of Secondary School Education. The SSCE is in two categories. One is for candidates in the third and final year of their senior secondary education and it is called SSCE Internal while the Second is SSCE External and is for candidates not in the School system, i.e. Private Candidates.

The SSCE internal has seventy-six subjects which are grouped into the following six categories.
1. Compulsory Cross-Cutting Subjects
2. Science and Mathematics
3. Technology
4. Humanities
5. Business Studies and
6. Trade/Entrepreneurship.

The minimum number of subjects a candidate can sit for is eight while the maximum is nine. All Senior Secondary schools in the Federation present Candidates for the SSCE Internal.

NECO GUIDELINES FOR THE 2018/2019 JUNE/JULY SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (SSCE) REGISTRATION

A. ELIGIBILITY FOR REGISTRATION:

Principals/Commandants of Schools are hereby informed that only candidates in their final year of the Senior Secondary School (i.e. SS3) are eligible for registration. For the avoidance of doubt, the June/July 2018/2019 SSCE is meant for only school based candidates in Nigeria and overseas. It is not meant for private candidates. Principals/Commandants of Schools and Ministries of Education should endeavor to enforce the eligibility condition.

B. REGISTRATION PROCEDURE:

The following are the registration procedures for Principals/Commandants of schools presenting bona-fide candidates for 2017 June/July SSCE.

i. Entry Schedules and Customized CD:
School Principals/Commandants are to collect Entry Schedules, Subjects’ Analysis form and Customized CD-ROM for their SS3 Candidates from NECO Offices in their respective States. The collected CD is usable for one year registration period, and it’s not transferable.

ii. Installation of the Software and Registration:
Schools shall install the customized registration software on their internet enabled laptop/Desktop and thereafter, commence registration and biometrics information of all candidates presented for SSCE registration.

iii. Completion of Entry Schedule, Purchase of Scratch Cards and Registration:
a. The carbonized Entry Schedules are to be completed in duplicate and submitted at the point of purchase of Registration Scratch Cards.

b. Pin Numbers/Scratch Cards are to be purchased at the respective NECO State Offices on the presentation of the following:

i. Evidence of payments made into NECO Treasury Single Account (TSA) from any of the Commercial Banks for the total number of candidates presented.

ii. Completed original and duplicate copies of the Entry Schedules duly endorsed by State Ministry of Education. (All schools, except Federal Government Institutions, must have their Entry Schedules endorsed by the relevant Department of the State Ministries of Education). Private schools are not exempted from this condition.

iii. Completed Subject Analysis forms.

iv. Items i, ii and iii above should be submitted latest by Monday 13th February, 201 to be able to collect registration cards..

c. Schools shall upload their registered candidates to NECO website www.mynecoexams.com.

d. The Number of Candidates Data to be uploaded must match the number of Candidates on the Scratch Cards purchased.

e. Details of the Registration Procedure are available on the Manual distributed on the website, and the CDs

f. Schools should endeavour to monitor their registration process properly to minimize errors

g. Please NOTE that once the names of candidates are filled on the Entry Schedule and submitted after registration, the Council does NOT GRANT OUTRIGHT REPLACEMENT OF REGISTERED CANDIDATE with UNREGISTERED ONE i.e NO REPLACEMENT OF NAME AFTER REGISTRATION.

C. REGISTRATION FEES

Registration fee for 2018 June/July SSCE is N11,350.00 (Eleven Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty Naira) Only per candidate and Stamp Duty of N50.00 (Fifty Naira) only per school.

D. MINIMUM NUMBER OF CANDIDATES

The minimum number of candidates to be registered by a school is 20 (Twenty). Any school registering less than twenty candidates shall pay a surcharge of N40,000.00 (Forty Thousand Naira) Only.

E. PHOTO ALBUMS

(a) Photo-albums are to be purchased in pairs. Each photo-album has a provision for 171 candidates. A page has a provision for nine candidates and there are nineteen pages. A pair of photo-album cost N1,200.00 (One Thousand and Two Hundred Naira) Only. The candidates photographs pasted in the two photo-albums MUST BE THE SAME WITH THE ONE USED FOR ON-LINE REGISTRATION.

(b) After completion, one copy of the photo-album is to be submitted to NECO State Office while the school retains the other copy.

F. RETURN OF COMPLETED REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS:

School Principals/Commandants shall return a copy of the downloaded on-line data of registered candidates to NECO Office in their respective states.

G. REGISTRATION PERIOD AND CLOSING DATE

(a) The registration period is between January 1st, 2018 to May 14th, 2018

(b) The website will be closed on 14th May, 2018 at 12.00 midnight. Late registration will not be entertained.

(c) The last date for return of downloaded statistics of the registered candidates by schools to respective NECO State Offices is May, 2018.

H. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING DATE AGAIN.

(1) Collection of Entry Schedules by schools as from January 1st, 2018.

(2) Last date for on-line registration by schools May 14th, 2018.

(3) Last date for submission of downloaded copies of on-line registration data by schools to State Offices, May, 2018.

Thank you.

Badayi Ahmed
Director Examination Administration For: REGISTRAR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE.
UPDATED: NECO June/July (SSCE) Registration Guidelines - 2018 UPDATED: NECO June/July (SSCE) Registration Guidelines - 2018 Reviewed by Lagos University Info on Sunday, May 13, 2018 Rating: 5

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