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NECO releases 2021 examination results for 1.2 million candidates

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Out of 1,233,631 candidates who registered, 1,226,631 actually sat for the examination, according to the examination council.

The National Examination Council (NECO) on Friday announced the release of results for the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) held in July.

According to NECO Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Dantali Wushishi, out of 1,233,631 candidates who registered, 1,226,631 actually sat for the examination.

Mr Wushishi explained that 945,853 candidates obtained five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics, while 1,094,291candidates 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 2.2 per cent decrease.

He further explained that 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 when compared with 2020 SSCE internal figures of 1,112,041 of 91.9 per cent.

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

The reduction in the level of malpractices was ascribed to deepened monitoring by members of the governing board, management and senior staff of the council.

He said that candidates could now access their results on the NECO website.

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