NECO Released 2018 Results, Changed Result Checker

The National Examinations Council has released the results of 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination for external candidates. According to the registrar of the NECO, Mr. Abubakar Gana, 59,963 candidates registered for the examination and were examined in about 28 subject areas.

He noted that a total of 37,069 candidates representing 62.48 per cent got five credits and above, including English and Mathematics; while 47,031 candidates, representing 79.27 per cent got five credits and above, irrespective of English and Mathematics.

NECO Changes Mode Checking Results

Meanwhile, the registrar of the examination body has urged candidates who wrote the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination to note that result checker cards would no longer be used to check results.

He said, candidates are expected to purchase a token, with which they would access their results online. The Ag. Registrar urged all the candidates that wrote the examination to log on to the council’s website and click on NECO results to purchase a token that could be used to access their results.

On the examination’s website, the instruction reads: “The new Results Online System offers a convenient way to check all NECO examination results.

“Once results are released, it will be made available via NECO Results System (

“Using NECO Results, candidates can check their SSCE, BECE and NCEE results by purchasing tokens.

“The token(s) can be shared with candidates, parents, schools, organisations or any person who wishes to view the candidate’s results.”

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the November/December SSCE is usually conducted for external candidates, unlike the June/July SSCE, which is mainly conducted for school based candidates.

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