NECO releases 2021 SSCE results

Written by on October 30, 2021

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2021 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

Addressing reporters on Friday at the Council’s Headquarters in Minna, Niger state, NECO’s Registrar, Dantali Wushishi, said the results can now be accessed on the council’s official website.

Wushishi said 1,226,631 candidates sat for the examination out of 1,233,631 candidates who registered for the examination.

The Registrar revealed that 945,853 candidates obtained five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics.

Wushishi added that 1,094,291 candidates also obtained five credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.

He said that number of candidates who made five credits and above including English and Mathematics was 878, 925 representing 71.64 per cent, when compared with 2020 SSCE internal figures of 894,101, which was 73.89 per cent, with a 2.2 per cent decrease.

The Registrar said the number of candidates who made five credits and above irrespective of English language and Mathematics was 1,226,796, representing 94.04 per cent, adding that such was higher that of last year which stood at 1,112,041.

Wushishi said candidates involved in various forms of malpractices in 2021 was 20,003, representing 1.63 per cent, whereas 33,470 representing 2.63 per cent cases were recorded in 2020.


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