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NECO Timetable 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017 With PDF

There are over 70 subjects in the NECO SSCE syllabus. This exam often starts annually around the end of May and finishes in early July. In 2018, 2019 and 2017, the NECO timetables for SSCE internal have been similar.

You can download the latest 2020 timetable here in PDF format, Click Here. You will find the paper codes plus the duration of all subjects.

How To Do NECO Registration

Registering for NECO exams is simple.


First, you need to visit their official website at When you get there, follow the instructions and finish the registration process.

You need to have your passport photography for the registration process. Again, there will be capturing of biometric fingerprints.

NECO GCE Closing Date

The deadline for registering NECO GCE 2019 deadline is November 16. Always the same closing date as the previous ones.

If you have not bought your form, buy it as soon as possible.

NECO Official Website

Anytime you want to get the latest news about NECO, the place to go is its official website. Just go to or

NECO Logo Jpeg or PNG

You can save/download the latest logo of NECO nigeria below and use it the way you deem it.

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How can I check My NECO Exams result

After writing your NECO exam, you will want to check your results.

  • It’s simple to do this. Just follow the steps below:
  • Visit the result checking page of NECO here:
  • Choose the examination type (SSCE INTERNAL or NECO GCE).
  • Choose the year of examination.
  • Type your card PIN number (it shouldn’t cost more than N500).
  • Input your examination number
  • Finally, click the “Check My Result” button.

That’s it!

NECO Office in Lagos address

If you live in Lagos state, you can visit the physical NECO office at No. 2, Coker Road, Ilupeju, Lagos state.

How to Access NECO Portal

If you need any direct information from NECO, the online portal is the best place to get them

Just visit: You can also use:

How to Buy NECO Scratch Card Online

Buying NECO scratch card online is easy.

You can go to or other third-party educational websites in Nigeria. This saves you time instead of going to NECO’s physical office.

When you get there, follow the procedures to purchase your scratch card. You will use your ATM card to make payment (at least N500 will be charged).

After your payment has been confirmed, your PIN number and serial number will be sent to you via email and SMS. You can now use it at NECO’s portal.

NECO GCE Registration 2019, 2018 and 2017

The registration for NECO GCE Nov/Dec often commence around October and ends by November.

Candidates are to purchase their registration token and proceed with the actual registration before the closing date. Late registration attracts charges.

Register on time, and upload your registration.

The usual registration fee is close to N10,000 and is to be paid into the NECO Treasury Single Account, check NECO’s portal.

You can create an account by visiting Then begin your registration.

It’s easy to do. Just follow the instructions when you get there.

NECO Past Questions

When you thoroughly prepare for your exams, success is almost guaranteed. The same is through for your NECO exams.

With past questions, you will get familiar with the types of questions to expect and how to tackle them.

You can now get NECO past questions. Get them for free today. Download the PDF file here.

Full Meaning of NECO

Many Nigerians, including students, may have been hearing the echo of the word ‘NECO’ everywhere without even knowing the full meaning.

Well, the full meaning if NECO is National Examination Council.

NECO Office Abuja

The National Examination Council, NECO, has many offices in Nigeria.

This is its physical office address in Abuja:

 Ministry of Education, Prince Ademulegun Street, Abuja, Nigeria.

NECO GCE Timetable

The timetable for 2019 NECO GCE was to start from the 18th of November to the 18th of December, 2019. You can download the PDF format here and print it out if desired.

Download the 2019 NECO GCE timetable, Click Here.

NECO Common Entrance

This examination is for the final year pupils in primary school. It is written to admit the students into the Junior Secondary School, J.S.S 1.

All Primay School students in their final year are required to write this examination.

NECO GCE Registration Closing Date

Every year, there are different closing dates for NECO GCE. It’s often around November, but this may vary.

Candidates are to register before the closing date.

NECO Recruitment Portal

NECO do recruits qualified individuals for different jobs, yearly.

Recruitment for 2020 is going on now. Just visit the NECO recruitment portal from here:

NECO Token

This token works just like the scratch card. You can also use it to check your NECO exam results when released.

Recently, the NECO token has replaced its scratch cards for checking results, you can only use a token to check the result.

To buy the NECO token and access your result, simply visit this page:

NECO Certificate

If you wish to collect your original NECO certificate, visit any NECO offices around you.

You will need to go with these documents to receive it:

  • The print-out of your online NECO result.
  • A sworn affidavit.
  • A passport photograph.
  • NECO photo card.
  • An identity card.

You are to go there with at least N1,000. That’s the fee for receiving your NECO Certificate.


Different NECO expo offers have been on the increase lately.

This is a promise by some coaching centers to help students pass their NECO exams with ease.

The method here is making use of past questions and answers to prepare candidates for the examination in a special way.

Well, you have to be careful because there are also some scamming affairs hidden in some of these offers.

If it sounds too good to be true, then it is. Stay away from it if you sense any shady move.

When is NECO 2019 Starting

The May/June NECO SSCE internal exam always starts towards the end of May. For NECO GCE, 2019, it begins on November 18 and is scheduled to end on 18th December 18.

NECO GCE 2019 Closing Date

That closing date for the 2019 NECO GCE (Nov/Dec) was on October 28, 2019. That was for the registration deadline.

Late registration (after the closing date) often attracts extra fees.

How Many NECO Exam Center Numbers

There are lots of NECO exam centers Nationwide.

You can access the list of NECO center numbers here: This list is always updated for new ones.

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