NECO Releases Common Entrance Exams Result


Federal Government has released result for the 2017 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into federal unity schools.
A statement by acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Dr Husseini Adamu said the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu gave approval to National Examination Council (NECO) “to release the result to the public for access in all the state ministries of education nationwide as well as NECO zonal offices.”
The statement said a total of 80,421 candidates registered, but only 77, 512 candidates actually sat for the examination.
NECO said Lagos State had 24,816 candidates and was the highest, while Kebbi State with 63 was the least. Government had earlier pledged to release the result at least five days after the exams.
Analysis of the result showed that the highest score was 189 out of 200 scored by two candidates; Emeka-Egbuna Chinecherem C. and Onubogu Chinazom Joyce both from Anambra State, while the least was 4 scored by 8 candidates.
Queens College, Yaba Lagos was one of the colleges with highest subscription of 5,524, while the least subscribed college was FGGC, Monguno Borno State with only 21 candidates.
The statement said the result could be accessed on or through NECO zonal offices nationwide. The ministry said the placement exercise was scheduled to take place in July, 2017.

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