The announcement was made at the body’s headquarter in Minna, Niger State by its Registrar, Prof. Charles Uwakwe
The National Examination Council (NECO) on Friday released the 2016 June/July results of the Senior School Certificate Examination it conducted in and outside the country.
According to the Registrar, of the 1,022,474 candidates that sat for the examination, 905,011 recorded credit and above in five subjects – showing a remarkable improvement in the performance of candidates that sat for the examination this year compared with 2015.
He also said that not less than 857,699 candidates had credit and above in English language and 812,846 candidates recorded the same performance in General Mathematics.
The general performance of the candidates in the examination this year, according to the Registrar, was 1% better than that of last year when 87.51% of the candidates passed as against the 88.51% this year.
Uwakwe said 194 schools were involved in mass cheating, while 14 schools have been derecognized by the body for examination malpractice.
The new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of NECO, stated that students can now assess their results on NECO website.
To check results:
Candidates should open the NECO site through by clicking here: www.mynecoexams.com
Then follow the five (5) simple steps below:
1. Select year Examination Type
2. Select year of examination
3. Enter your card PIN number
4. Enter your Examination Number
5. Click on “Check My Result” button
How to check NECO June/July 2016 Results
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