Steps on how to check 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination result
The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination ,SSCE, with 62.48% of the candidates scoring at least five credits and above in both English Language and Mathematics.
The Acting Registrar, NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday.
According to 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.
While giving further breakdown of the performance of candidates, he said that 57,842 sat for English Language out of which 44,497, representing 76.93 got either distinction or credit.
He added that 57,275 sat for Mathematics, out of which 47,151 representing 82.32 per cent got either distinction or credit.
“A comparative analysis of candidates, who scored five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics for 2017 and 2018 shows 56.79 per cent for 2017 and 62.48 per cent for 2018.
“This represents an increase of 5.69 per cent,” he said.
The result revealed further that 12,084 candidates were captured in examination malpractice which indicated an upward trend compared to 2017 when a total of 4,425 candidates were involved.
In view of this, 1,759 candidates had their result in English Language cancelled while 1,967 had their result in Mathematics cancelled.
NECO also cancelled the results of 1,144 candidates in Biology.
On how candidates can access their results, the examination body said Checker Cards would no longer be used.
It, however, advised the candidates to log on to www.neco.gov.ng and click on NECO Results.
NECO asked them to follow the prompt thereafter, to purchase a token that can be used to access their results.