NECO Releases 2022 SSCE Results
The National Examinations Council, (NECO) has released the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examinations, SSCE internal candidates’ results.
Announcing the results in Minna on Thursday, Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, said the results were released just after forty-five (45) days after the last paper was written.
He said about 1,209,703, number of candidates registered for the examination with 636,327 males, representing 52.60% and 573,376 females, representing 47.39%.
The NECO boss, however, said only 1,198,412 candidates actually sat for the examination with 630,180 male, representing 52.58 per cent and 568,232 female, representing 47.41 per cent.
He explained that about 13,574 candidates were sanctioned for examination malpractice.
“The Council has a long-standing tradition of zero tolerance for malpractice. Thus, it can be noticed that the malpractice incidence in 2022 has dropped, compared to the figure in 2021.
“Consequent upon the foregoing, four (04) schools were recommended for de-recognition for two years due to their involvement in Mass cheating/whole school cases.
“Also, twenty-nine (29) Supervisors were blacklisted for various offences ranging from poor supervision, Insult, Aiding and Abetting, during the examinations.
Wushi noted that by the release, candidates can now access their results on the NECO website: www.neco gov. ng using their examination registration numbers.
He informed that the conduct of this year’s Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Internal has been adjudged by many stakeholders to be hugely successful in recent years.
“Other key stakeholders that have supported the Council in various ways in the actualization of her mandates, leading to the release of these results include the National Assembly through relevant Committees, that participated in the external monitoring of the examinations, our external monitors from the Federal Ministry of Education, Chief Examiners, Lecturers in Universities and other Tertiary Institutions, the NSCDC, DSS, and our dependable ad-hoc staff for their sacrifice and support.
Finally, I wish to appreciate and commend our dedicated staff.
He added “Number of candidates with Special Needs is 1,031, with the breakdown as follows: 98 with albinism, 177 with autism, 574 with hearing impairment, and 107 visually impaired.
“Number of candidates who made Credit and above in the English Language is 889,188 representing 74.89%, as shown in Table 2
“Number of candidates who made Credit and above in Mathematics is 929,140 representing 78.23%, as shown in Table 2
“Number of candidates who made five (5) Credits and above including English Language and Mathematics is 727,864 representing 60.74%. When compared to 2021 SSCE (Internal) figures of 878,925 (71.64%) there is a decrease of 10.9%, as shown in Table 7.
“Number of candidates who made five (5) Credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics is 1,011,457 representing 84.40%. When compared to 2021 SSCE (Internal) figures of 1,153,716 (94.04% ) there is a decrease of 9.64%, as shown in Table 8.
“Number of candidates involved in various forms of malpractice in 2022 is 13,594 representing 0.13% as shown in Tables 4 and 4A. Whereas 20,003 representing 1.63% of cases were recorded in 2021.
“May I also seize the opportunity to announce that the backlog of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Certificates from 2012 to 2021 will soon be ready for distribution to schools.