The June/July 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results have been made public by the National Examinations Council (NECO).
Prof. Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, stated that the results were issued exactly 45 days after the last paper was written by school-based candidates while announcing the results in Minna, Niger State, on Thursday.
According to him, applicants can use their examination registration numbers to view their results on the NECO website at www.neco.gov.ng.
Wushishi revealed that the number of candidates that registered for the examination was 1,209,703, with 636,327 males, representing 52.60% and 573,376 females, representing 47.39%, while the number of candidates that actually sat for the examination was 1,198,412, with 630,180 males representing 52.58% and 568,232 females representing 47.41%
“Number of candidates who made Credit and above in English Language is 889,188 representing 74.89%.
“Number of candidates who made Credit and above in Mathematics is 929,140 representing 78.23%.
“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%.
“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%.
“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% cases were recorded in 2021,” he said.
The registrar reaffirmed that the council has a long history of having zero tolerance for examination malpractice, noting that the incidence of malfeasance has decreased from 2021 to 2022.
He mentioned that 29 supervisors had been placed on a blacklist for a variety of offenses, including inadequate monitoring, disrespect, and aiding and abetting during the exams.
The head of NECO also declared that the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Certificates that have been in backlog from 2012 to 2021 will soon be available for distribution to schools.
“In the same vein, the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE)
certificates for 2020 and 2021 will equally be ready by the end of October 2022.
“While Certificates for 2022 SSCE (Internal) would be ready three months after the release of results. Schools have one month within which to submit complaints (if any),” Wushishi added.