‘NECO won’t extend registration period for 2021 SSCE’

The National Examinations Council (NECO) will not extend the registration period for the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for school based candidates.

The Head of Information and Public Relation Division of the Council, Azeez Sani stated this Wednesday in a statement in Minna.

According to him, the registration exercise which started on 31st March, will close on Friday, 25th June, 2021 and will not be subjected to extension, while the examination will commence unfailingly on Monday, 5th July 2021.

He said, “This is to enable efficient and effective planning for the examination logistics required for the smooth conduct of the 2021 SSCE internal.”

The council therefore enjoined state Ministries of Education, Commandants, Principals, Proprietors and other relevant stakeholders to take note of the closing date and ensure timely completion of their candidates’ registration.

“The Council assures all stakeholders of its resolve to have a seamless conduct of the 2021 SSCE,” he said.