External NECO Registration Guidelines 2023. Below are the requirements and how to Apply for the 2023 External NECO Examination.
External NECO Registration Guidelines 2023
Prospective candidates who wish to register for the 2023 Senicn• School Certificate Examination (SSCE) External are hereby informed that registration for the examination has commenced. -Ille registration is both offline and online.
Prospective candidates should visit the Council’s website www.neco.eov.ng SSCE External link and register at any time within stipulated registration period. Candidates can create account. purchase registration quota and then proceed to any reputable Cybercafé for biometric and completion of registration. mssv»rt size is required for the registration. The candidate’s passport size photograph should NOT be more than SIX MONTHS old and must have white background. System Camera can also used 10 snap the portsize photograph at the point of registration as the case may be.
REGISTRATION FEE AND OTHER MATERIALS
The Registration Fee is v*venteen Thousand Eight Hundred Naira (M 7,800.00) only.
Four-figure Table is Five Hundred Naira mly per copy. Waterproof Certificate Jacket/Folder is Two Thousand Naira Only per candidate.
Note that Stamp Duty Service and Remita charges apply.
MODE OF PAYMENT
Candidates or registration points (cyber cafes) are to visit www.neco_gov.ng and create an account using either their emails or phone numbecs, activate the accounts and pay into the NECO TSA through five payment options.
ATM Card Internet Banking USSD Wallet Bank Branch
i. “Ille registration peri€kl begins on September, 2023 and ends on 131b November, 2023 at 12.00 midnight.
ii. registration i.e. registration done from to 19th November, 2023 will attract payment of ADDITIONAL
Two •nrousand Naira ) only.
iii. Walk-in registration is Twenty-Gght Naira only ltvr candidate.
ATTESTATION/PHOTO CARDS AND EXAMINATION TIME TABLE
On completion of the registration process. each candidate must obtain the following from the Cybercafé:
Iämetable for the examination; and
At least One (1 ) clear copy of the NECO Photo card; which would tv tused to admit candidate into the
Examination Hall. (Candidates should note that Passport size photographs on the cards that are not
dear will NOT be accepted in the Examination Hall).
Ille Referee’s Attestation section of the Photo card Should be SIGNED AND STAMPED by any of the
a) The Principal of a recognized Swondary School.
b) An Ordained Clergyman or a Chief Imam.
c) A Commissioned Officer of the Nigerian Armed Forces or the Police not below the rank of Captain or
d) A Senior Civil servant not below
e) A Legal Practitioner of not less tluan Ten years’ experience.
CANDIDATES ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THEIR ATI’ESTATION/PHOTO
CARDS AT NECO STATE OFFICE FOR STAMPING.
VISUALLY IMPAIRED CANDIDATES
Visually impaired candidates are to register like everyone. However, they are to indicate the nature of their disability when making entry of their bio-data in the offline application during registration.
Examination centres for each State I have been grouped into Candidates should select a
Neighborhood within the State where they intend to sit for the Examination and they will automatically be assigned a centre within the selected neighborhood after uploading their registration data online.
AVAILABLE SUBJECTS FOR THE EXAMINATION
Subjects available are:
1. Agricultural Science
2. Arabic Language
6. (liristian Religious Studies
8. Data Processing
10. English Language
Il. Financial Accounting
13. Further Mathematics
17. Health Education
20. Islamic Studies
24. Physical Education
27. Store Keeping
28. Technical Drawing
Candidates should note that N@erian Languages (Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba) include Literature component
10. GENERAL INFORMATION
The Registration fee. once paid, is non-refundable.
WALK IN CANDIDATES can now register Six (6) hours to the Subject they intend to write.
EXAMINATION CENTRE CANNOT BE EDITED after upload.
Candidates or cybercafé operators should carefully follow the SSCE External link on www.neco.gov.ng for instructions on the registration procedure before embarking on the registration exercise.
The use of reputable cyber cafes is highly recommended as the Council will not be liable for registration errors committed by candidates.Candidates should ensure that they cross-check all entries made by cyber cafes on their behalf, in the offline application before allowing the data to be uploaded online. Note: there is only one
chance for correction once the candidate ‘s data is uploaded online.
Candidates are entitled to ONE-TIME CORRECTION with a validity period of TWO WEEKS after upload.
Note that: a. complete change Of name will not be entertained.
b. ONLY ONE (11t of these two: NAME (Gther Surname. First name or middle name)
OR PASSPORT can be corrected in addition to other registration data.
Candidates should study the Rules & Regulations as well as the Syllabus before the Examination.
Candidates should note that the photograph uploaded during the registration will be embossed on their
Candidates would be informed about the viability of their centres at least a day before the date of the
Smoking, bringing into the Examination Hall Electronic Communication Gadgets (Programmable
Calculators, Mobile Phones, iPad, Tablets, Smart Wrist Watches/Glasses/Pens Etc) is strictly prohibited.
xi. Candidates should dress in mufti and no one will be allowed entry into the examination hall with arms.
Xii. Multiple registration is not allowed. Candidates who register more than once will have their entire results
xiii. Please note that No candidate shall be allowed into the Examination Hall after the commencement of
PROFESSOR DANTANI IBRAHIM WUSHISHI