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2023 NECO GCE Result Statistics: 55,272 Candidates Got 5 Credits

2023 NECO GCE Result Statistics: 75.59%, representing 55,272 candidates got 5 credits:

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The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced the release of the results of the 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for external (November / December) candidates.

A Glimpse into Student Achievement: The results showcase promising trends:

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  • Total Registration: 74,950 candidates enrolled, with a balanced gender distribution (52.31% male, 47.68% female).
  • Examination Attendance: 74,342 candidates participated, reflecting the initial enrollment trend.
  • Core Subject Performance:
    • English Language: 75.59% (55,272) of candidates achieved Credits and above.
    • Mathematics: 92.75% (67,815) of candidates secured Credits and above.
  • Overall Success Rate:
    • 67.35% (50,066) of candidates achieved five Credits and above, including English and Math.
    • 84.11% (62,530) of candidates achieved five Credits and above regardless of English and Math.

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Combating Malpractice: A Decrease in Irregularities: A significant achievement this year is the notable reduction in malpractice cases. Compared to 2022’s 11,419 cases, the number dropped to 8,518, marking a 25.4% decrease. This improvement highlights the effectiveness of NECO’s strong measures against malpractice, including blacklisting personnel and centers involved in infractions.

NECO Embraces Technology to Enhance Examination Administration: This year’s NECO GCE results are accompanied by a noteworthy advancement: the introduction of e-posting software. This digital tool aims to address concerns about staff deployment during exams, specifically tackling issues like lopsidedness and favouritism. By automating the process, NECO strives for increased efficiency, transparency, and fairness in exam administration, setting a new standard within the educational sector.

Looking Ahead: Embracing the Future of Examination Administration: The e-posting software and the annual staff posting calendar pave the way for a more digitized and efficient examination administration system. This initiative not only addresses past concerns but also establishes a foundation for a more organized, transparent, and equitable approach. As NECO continues to embrace innovation and adapt to the evolving educational landscape, their dedication to maintaining examination integrity and credibility sets a commendable example for fostering a brighter future for Nigerian education.


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Balogun Lateef Olanrewaju

Please I need to confirm if it is true Neco GCE result is out


Please sir can I still upgrade my last year jamb to Direct entry


I checked my result this night but chemistry is still pending.
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