NECO releases 2021 SSCE External Candidates’ Results

The National Examinations Councils NECO has released the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination SSCE external candidates’ results.

Announcing the results in Minna on Thursday, Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof.

Dantani Wushishi, said the results were released just after 64 days the last paper was written.

According to him, “the number of candidates that registered for the examination was 47, 916.

“The number of candidates that sat for English Language was 45,821 out of which 36,116, representing 78.

82% made Credit and above.

“45,756 Candidates sat for Mathematics, out of which 35,706, representing 78.

04% made Credit and above.

“The number of candidates who got five Credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 29,342, representing 62.


“37,991 candidates, representing 81.

04%, got five Credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.

“The number of candidates booked for various forms of malpractice in 2021 is 4,454, as against 6,465 in 2020, which shows a significant decline in the number of malpractice cases.

Dantani said candidates can access their results on the NECO website: www.



ng, using their examination registration numbers.

He disclosed that the Council has embarked on various programmes to reposition the examination body to better performance and commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the two Ministers of education for their massive support.

Nneka Ukachukwu
NECO releases 2021 SSCE External Candidates’ Results

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