The Federal Government has said the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) for SS3 pupils will commence on October 5 and end on November 18, 2020.
NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the government also said the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) examinations will start on September 21 and end by October 15, 2020.
This Online News Platform learnt that Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, announced the dates at the end of a two-day meeting with Chief Executives of examination bodies in the country.
In a statement on Wednesday by the Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education (FMoE), Ben Goong, the ministry said the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Unity Colleges will hold on October 17, 2020.
The ministry also said the Basic Education Certificate Examinations, (BECE) for JSS 3 pupils also conducted by NECO, will start on August 24 and end on September 7, 2020.
The statement said registration for the NECO (SSCE), which is on-going, will end on the 10 of September 2020 with no option of extension.
Meanwhile, West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will start on August 17. The government noted that the decisions were reached at a virtual consultative meeting among the major stakeholders in the education sector.
We apologize for the previous post on WASSCE 2020 Cancellation And School Resumption Date, a fact check shows our reporter was misled. Please note that WAEC 2020 and School Resumption Dates have not been canceled.