Over 62,500 Candidates Obtain 5 Credits And Above As NECO Releases 2023 SSCE Result | MarvelTvUpdates

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE External) results. 

According to the Registrar and Chief Executive of the Council, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, more than 70,000 candidates registered for the examination, with over 74,000 candidates sitting for it.

Key highlights of the results include:

  • Gender Distribution: Male students constitute over 52 per cent, while female students constitute over 47 per cent of the candidates who sat for the examination.
  • Success Rate: Over 62,500 candidates, representing over 84 per cent of the total candidates, obtained five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Examination Malpractice: Although cases of examination malpractice have reduced, 8,500 cases were recorded in 2023, compared to over 11,000 cases in 2022.
  • Blacklisting: Two supervisors, one each from Oyo and Lagos States, were blacklisted for poor supervision and inability to control students. Additionally, one centre in Borno State was blacklisted for aiding and abetting examination malpractice through WhatsApp messages.

During the result presentation, the NECO Registrar also unveiled an automated Annual E-posting Calendar.

He said the calendar is designed to guide the examination body in posting staff for various assignments across the country.

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