NECO June/July 2016 Secondary School Examination Results Released

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NECO Headquaters, Minna, Niger State: NECO(National Examination Council) on Friday released the 2016 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results for Secondary School Leavers.


While unlike the WAEC, 88.51% (or 905,011) of the candidates got minimum five credits pass and above in English Language and Mathematics to scale the pass line.

English Language had 857,699 or 84.54% Credit and above while a little less than that – 812,846 or 80.16% had Credit and above in Mathematics. Unlike the November/December in which 60.31% pass rate was recorded in Mathematics. And a huge departure from 2014 result in which pass rate was 52%.

This caps the performance for the two subjects in the examination in which all candidates are expected to record a pass mark to be considered to have scaled through.

While unlike the WAEC, 88.51% (or 905,011) of the candidates got minimum five credits pass and above in English Language and Mathematics to scale the pass line.

Ekiti State led all the 36 States and FCT in performance in the just released result. Ekiti was followed by Edo State, Abia and Kogi States filled the third spot in overall students performance.

A total of 1, 022, 474 candidates from Nigeria and other countries sat for the just NECO examination.

NECO detected malpractices in 194 centers, 14 schools were also deregistered for gross misconduct.

Generally, candidates in the June/July 2016 examination recorded an improved performance over previous examination, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, Registrar of NECO stated. NECO was unable to state emphatically what contributed to the recorded better performance of all candidates.

Prof. Charles Uwakwe also stated: “I want to solicit for support from all our stakeholders. NECO should be seen as a Nigerian baby that requires the care and support of all to enable her attain that first class international status. We are working hard to ensure NECO makes her mark in the global assessment industry.”

All candidates have been advised to check results only on NECO Official Examination Result website portal located on –

Candidates can also call Candidates’ Support Lines: 08069232760, 08052218069,
08052218070, 08126886938, 08126886939, 08189342653, 08189342754
Or Send emails to:,

Source: NTA

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