Examination Body, NECO Releases 2021 Secondary School Results

The Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Dantani Wushishi, who announced the result on Thursday, said the total number of candidates that registered for the examination was 47,916.

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the 2021 External Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results.

He said, “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 78.04percent made Credit and above.

“The number of candidates who got five (5) Credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 29,342, representing 62.59%.
“On the other hand, 37,991 candidates, representing 81.04%, got five (5) 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 further said that candidates can access their results on the NECO website, www.neco.gov.ng, using their examination registration numbers.