National Examination Council (NECO) for SS3 students will begin on the 5th of October and end in November.
According to the statement, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education played host to leaders of examination bodies in the country.
The date for the commencement of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) exercise remains unchanged from August 17 while the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for JSS 3, which is also conducted by NECO, will begin on August 24 and end on September 7, 2020.
The National Business and Technical Examination Board, (NABTEB) examinations will start on the September 21st and will end on the 15th of October, 15, 2020.
“The National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) which is a
one-day NECO examination for intending applicants into Unity Colleges (JSS1) will run in-between the Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations i.e. on Saturday, 17th October, 2020,” the statement read.
“Registration for the NECO (SSCE), which is ongoing, will end on the 10th of September, 2020 and there shall be no extension for the registration whatsoever.
“The National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) examination will commence on Wednesday, 23rd September, and end by 17th October, 2020.”
According to Goong, the minister ordered all examination bodies to release details of their examination timetables within the next seven days.
Goong has listed those present at the meeting, which was chaired by Nwajiuba, as Sonny Echono, the permanent secretary, federal ministry of education; Ishaq Oloyede, registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB); Godswill Obioma, NECO registrar; Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, NABTEB registrar; Raji Yusuf, co-director, NBAIS, and J.O. Oke, acting registrar of WAEC.
For the common entrance examination conducted by NECO, the federal government has urged parents and pupils to ensure they observe full compliance with the necessary guidelines of the federal government.