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NECO Denies Extending Exam Registration Date

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The National Examinations Council has confirmed that the closing date for the 2024 Senior School Certificate Examination internal registration remains unchanged.

NECO in a statement on Thursday called on stakeholders to disregard social media posts purporting that the registration period had been extended to Monday 20th June, 2024.

NECO insisted that the registration, which started on Monday, December 18, 2023, would close on Monday, June  3 2024.

The statement read, “The National Examinations Council has not extended the closing date for the 2024 Senior School Certificate Examination Internal Registration.

“Late registration, which attracts the late registration fee, is between Tuesday, June 4, 2024, to Monday, June 10, 2024.

“The Council enjoins candidates, school principals, commandants, state ministries of education, and other stakeholders to disregard social media posts purporting that the registration period has been extended to Monday, June 20, 2024.”

The statement revealed that the 2024 SSCE Internal would commence on June 19, 2024 and end on July 26, 2024.

Candidates will be assessed in 76 subjects during the examination.