NECO GCE Nov/Dec 2015/16 Registration Form is Out – SSCE External

NecoThis is to notify the general public that the National Examination Council (NECO) GCE Registration Form is out November / December 2015 / 2016 SSCE External.

Candidate that are willing to register for 2015 November / December NECO Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) should take note that the registration can only be done online through NECO Admission Portal Website 

The interested candidate should also know that Passport Photograph will be required during on-line registration. The candidates’ passport photograph should NOT be more than SIX MONTHS old and must be of white background.


Registration Fee

Interested candidate should note that the registration fee is (N11,350) Eleven Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty Naira Only. Also be aware that the registration fee also includes cost for an Examination Ethics CD, Biometric Data Capture and Administrative Charges.


Method OF Payment

For candidates that are will to apply will first obtain bank draft with the above registration fee (N11,350) which be payable to the Register, National Examination Council NECO in any of their offices nationwide or any designated bank or NIPOST offices nationwide.


Attestation/Photo Cards and Examination Time-Table

On completion of the registration process, each candidate is advice obtain the following from the internet cafe:

  • One (1) clear copy of the NECO Attestation/Photo card; which should be presented for each examination.

Note that Candidates with the Attestation/Photo cards that are not clear will NOT be accepted at the examination hall.


Examinations Centres

The -towns where the examination will be held have been grouped into examination towns/ neighborhoods. Therefore Candidates are advice to select a town/neighborhood within the state where they intend to sit for the examination.


Blind Candidates

Blind candidates are to register like everyone. However, the NECO State Officer of the state where they intend to write the examination should be notified of their physical status immediately after registration.


NECO Available Subjects for Examination

  • Agricultural Science
  • Arabic Language
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • English Language
  • Financial Accounting
  • French
  • Further Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Hausa
  • Health Science
  • History
  • Igbo
  • Islamic Studies
  • Literature-in-English
  • Mathematics
  • Marketing
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Salesmanship
  • Stenography
  • Store Keeping
  • Yoruba

Note: Candidate should note that Nigerian Languages (Yoruba, Hausa & Igbo)


 How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should visit NECO Admission Portal SSCE EXTERNAL to apply


Registration Closing Date

The interested candidate should aware that the registration started on 6th July, and will ends on 30th September, 2015 at 12.00 midnight. (Late registration will only be approved by the Registrar at the NECO Headquarters, Minna, Niger State).


 NECO General Information

Please I want you to take note of the following information, even before you apply because they are very important.

  1. The Registration fee, once paid, is not refundable.
  2. The use of reputable cyber cafes is highly recommended as the Council will not be liable for registration errors committed by candidates. (A list of suggested cyber cafes nationwide where candidates can log on to register are available on the NECO website – or are physically on display at our State offices nationwide)
  3. Biometric Fingerprints will be captured along with the registration of each candidate.
  4. Candidates should ensure that their fingerprints are captured correctly during registration. Candidates with fingerprints not verified on the day of the examination will not be allowed to sit for the examination.
  5. Candidates should carefully follow the instructions on the on-line scratch card before registration.
  6. Candidates should study the rules and Regulations and Syllabuses before registration.
  7. Candidates should note that their uploaded image/photograph during the registration will be embossed on their certificates.
  8. Candidates should know that smoking, cellular phones and other electronic communication devices are not allowed in the examination hall.
  9. Candidates should dress in mufti and no one will be allowed entry into the examination hall with arms.
  10. Candidates who register more than once will have their entire results cancelled. Multiple entries are not allowed.
  11. Candidates who damage or lose their scratch cards before registration will have to purchase another card.
  12. Please note that No candidate shall be allowed into an examination hall once an examination commences.
  13. Candidates are no longer required to stamp or submit their attestation/photo cards in NECO state offices nationwide. A clear copy of the downloaded attestation/photo card, duly signed and stamped by a referee should be presented for each paper.




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Article by Nicholas

Nicholas Babatunde Lateef is a Blogger and Career Builder (Business and Educational Consultant). He is the Founder and CEO of MyEduGist. He has the passion to provide useful and quality update about Education, Examinations and Scholarships worldwide. You can also like him on Facebook, follow him on Twitter and Google+.


  1. Jude says:

    Thanks mr. Nicholas for this info. Please where can i get the form…

    • La Nicholas says:

      Mr Jude, you can get the form in a bank such as UBA BANK, UNION BANK, GTBANK, FIDELITY BANK, FIRST BANK and other Big Cyber Cafe where they are doing Examination registrations.

  2. Favour says:

    How can I relieve photocard?

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