2021 NECO GCE Exam Commencement Date

National Examinations Council (NECO) 2020 SSCE for External Candidates commencement date has been changed. See NECO GCE exam date below.

NECO GCE Exam Date

The management of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has changed the commencement date of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for external candidates.

NECO GCE Exam Date

Following requests by candidates to be given more time to complete their registration process for the 2020 SSCE (External), the National Examinations Council (NECO) has fixed new dates for the examination.

Thus, the examination which was earlier scheduled to commence on Monday 1st February 2021 and end on Wednesday 3rd March 2021 will now start on Monday 8th February 2021 and end on Wednesday 10th March 2021.

The Council hereby informs those candidates who missed some papers during the 2020 SSCE (Internal) due to the ENDSARS protests in some states. to take note of these new dates and report for the examination accordingly at their various examination centres to be designated.


All candidates are advised to access the revised Examination Time Table on the Council’s website: www.neco.gov.ng

All candidates, stakeholders and the general public are to take note of the above information