The result of the National Examination Council (NECO) for June – July 2020 has been released.
According to the statement released by the Registrar of the Examination body, Professor Godswill Obioma, all candidates can check their results on the NECO official website: www.neco.gov.ng using their examination registration numbers.
Professor Obioma said that they are happy to release the NECO results despite the challenges faced by the deadly COVID-19 and End sars protest movement that paralysed many things in 2020.
Please be informed that to check 2020 NECO results, you will need need a token and examination number.
How to get the token and check your June – July 2020 NECO Result
According to the management, this new system designed for the purpose of NECO result checker will make it easy for candidates to visit the result portal to check their results.
- The candidates can check their NECO results by pointing their browser to the official website: www.neco.gov.ng with their examination registration number.
- The page will direct them to the NECO Results system (www.result.neco.gov.ng).
- Select your exam year from the list that is 2020
- Select the type of the exam (SSCE Internal) (JUN/JUL)
- After that, you can now enter your Token Number and registration in the respective columns provided there.
- Finally, click on the button called “Check result” to see your Result that will be displayed to you within seconds provided your internet speed is fast.
- In case you want to get the token, all that you need to do is to open a new account via neco.gov.ng and login to buy the token online via the payment options.
- You can even share with candidates, parents, schools or any person that has the intention of checking the candidate’s result.
How Candidates Performed For the 2020 NECO Result
Information gathered from NECO shows the statistics of 1,221,447 males and 665,830 females who actually registered for the examination.
However, the exact candidates who sat for the examination are 1,209,992.
A number of candidates who obtained five (5) credits and above including English Language and Mathematics are 894,101, this represents 73.89%.
This means that candidates from 2020 Examination performed better than candidates from 2019 June – July based on an increase of 2.3%.
On the other hand, the Council has prepared special arrangements for the affected candidates who missed some of their papers as a result of the Protest caused by Endsars movement.
The affected candidates will now sit for that missed papers during the upcoming 2020 SSCE (External) examination that is expected to begin as from Monday 1st February 2021 to Wednesday 3rd March 2021.
These special arrangements will not carry any additional cost to the affected candidates.
Any Examination Malpractices?
The adoption of the biometric verification method actually reduced the Examination malpractice during the 2020 NECO exam.
Twelve schools in the country were caught due to Examination Malpractice. Four from Adamawa state, Two from Kaduna State, Two from Niger State, One from Taraba State and one from FCT.
Their punishment is that they won’t do any exam for two years.
Also, 24 Supervisors have been put on the blacklist for their involvement in various offences such as poor supervision, Aiding, Abetting, Connivance with non-candidates and other related issues.