NECO releases 2017June/July examination results


The National Examination Council has announced
the release of the 2017 June/July Senior School
Certificate Examination results.
The Registrar of the council, Prof. Charles
Uwakwe, announced the results in Minna on
Uwakwe said that 1,055,988 candidates
registered for the examination, among whom
1,051,472 wrote the tests in 76 subjects.
He said that 745,053 candidates, representing
70.85 per cent had five credits and above,
including English Language and mathematics, in
the examination.
Uwakwe said the performance represented 1.11
per cent improvement in candidates’ performance
compared with the 2016 results.
He said that 947,850 candidates had five credits
and above irrespective of English Language and
mathematics, adding that the figure represented
1.63 per cent improvement of the 2016 result.
He also said that 903,690 candidates had credit
in English Language, while 849,335 candidates
had credit in General Mathematics.
He explained that 50,586 candidates,
representing 4.81 per cent of candidates, were
involved in examination malpractice.
Uwakwe said the figure represented 0.52 per
cent increase in cases of malpractice compared
to the 2016 record.
He said that 276 schools were involved in mass
cheating in 34 states, while six schools were
derecognised for examination malpractice.
Uwakwe explained that 23 supervisors who aided
malpractice one way or another were blacklisted.
He advised the candidates to access their
results on NECO website

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