NECO Timetable

National Examinations Council, NECO Timetable 2022 for June/July Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) Internal

NECO Timetable — Are you getting ready to take the Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) that will be administered by the National Examinations Council (NECO) in 2022? If so, the exam schedule can be printed or downloaded from this page. This page contains the NECO examination schedule for June/July 2022 (VALID and UP-TO-DATE). The examination will take place between 27th June and 12th August 2022.

NECO Timetable

We would like to take this opportunity to inform all the candidates who have registered for the National Examinations Council (NECO) June/July SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (INTERNAL) that the examination timetable has been released.

For all candidates preparing for the June/July SSCE, the NECO timetable 2022 is the most valuable asset. It informs candidates when a particular subject is scheduled.

NECO Exam Date

Candidates in their final year of secondary school take the NECO June/July examination. The SSCE is divided into two categories. One is called SSCE Internal, and it is for candidates in their third and final year of senior secondary education. Simultaneously, the second is SSCE External, which is for candidates who are not in the school system, i.e. private candidates.

According to the NECO 2022 Timetable, the examination has been scheduled to take off on 27TH JUNE and ends on 12TH AUGUST 2022.

Below is the NECO SSCE timetable for 2022. You can also check below for the PDF version of NECO Timetable.

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NECO Timetable

The NECO SSCE internal has seventy-six subjects.

PLEASE NOTE:  The full NECO timetable (PDF format) is available at the end of this post. It shows the paper code and duration for each subject. It’s advisable you make references to it.

Click on the exam date to view the available subjects.

Monday 27th June to Friday 1st July (NECO will fix the actual date and time.)
  • Paper I: Practical – Physical Education
  • Paper I: Practical – Auto Mechanics
  • Paper I: Practical – Woodwork
  • Paper I: Practical – Home Management
  • Paper I: Practical – Foods and Nutrition
  • Paper I: Performance Test, Music Technology/Alternative
  • Paper IV: Aural Music
  • Paper IV: Oral French
  • Paper IV: Oral Arabic
  • Paper I: Practical – Auto Body Repair and Spray Painting
  • Paper I: Auto Electrical Work
  • Paper I: Practical – Auto Mechanical Work
  • Paper I: Practical – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Paper I: Practical – Welding and Fabrication, Engineering Craft Practice
  • Paper I: Practical – Electrical Installation & Maintenance Work
  • Paper I: Practical – Radio, Television and Electronics Work
  • Paper I: Practical – Blocklaying, Bricklaying and Concrete Work
  • Paper IV: Exhibition – Painting and Decoration
  • Paper I: Practical – Plumbing and Pipe Fitting
  • Paper I: Practical – Machine Woodworking
  • Paper I: Practical – Carpentry and Joinery
  • Paper I: Practical – Furniture Making
  • Paper I: Practical – Upholstery
  • Paper I: Practical – Catering Craft Practice
  • Paper I: Practical – Garment Making
  • Paper I: Practical – Clothing and Textiles
  • Paper IV: Exhibition – Dyeing and Bleaching
  • Paper IV: Exhibition – Printing Craft Practice
  • Paper I: Practical – Cosmetology
  • Paper IV: Exhibition – Photography
  • Paper IV: Exhibition – Leather Goods, Manufacturing and Repair
  • Paper I: Practical – GSM Maintenance and Repairs
  • Paper IV: Progressive Assessments – Animal Husbandry
Monday 4th July
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Store Management › 10:00am – 12:40pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Physical Education › 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday 5th July
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Hausa › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Igbo › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Yoruba › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Edo › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Efik › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Ibibio › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Insurance › 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Wednesday 6th July
  • Paper I: Test of Practical – Health Education › 10:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Health Education › 11:35am – 1:35pm
  • Paper I: Written Comprehension – French  › 2:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Paper-II: Written Expression – French › 3:30pm – 5:15pm
Thursday 7th July
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – History › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Home Management › 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Friday 8th July to Wednesday 13th July
  • SALLAH BREAK
Thursday 14th July
  • Paper I: Practical – Data Processing › 10:00am – 1:00pm
Friday 15th July
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Foods & Nutrition › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Woodwork › 10:00am – 12:00noon
Monday 18th July
  • Paper I: Practical – Physics › 10:00am – 12:45pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Government › 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Tuesday 19th July
  • Paper I: Practical – Biology › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper I: Practical – Agricultural Science › 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Wednesday 20th July
  • Paper I: Practical – Chemistry › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Mechanics › 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Thursday 21st July
  • Paper III: Objective – General Mathematics › 10:00am – 11:45am
  • Paper-II: Essay – General Mathematics › 12:00noon – 2:30 pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Music  ›  3:00pm – 5:30pm
Friday 22nd July
  • Paper III & I: Objective & Practical / Physical – Geography › 10:00am – 12:30pm 
  • Paper II: Drama & Poetry – Literature in English › 3:00pm – 4:40pm
  • Paper IV: Drawing & Design – Woodwork › 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday 23rd July
  • Paper 1: Practical – Computer Studies › 10:00 am – 1:00pm
Monday 25th July
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Chemistry › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & IV: Objective & Prose – Literature in English › 10:00am – 12:15pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective, Theory & Practice – Financial Accounting  › 2:00pm – 5:50pm
  • Paper III & IV: Objective & Drawing – Technical Drawing › 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Tuesday 26th July
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Biology › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper I: Practical – Basic Electricity › 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday 27th July
  • Paper II & III: Essay & Objective – English Language › 10:00am – 12:45pm
  • Paper IV: Test of Orals – English Language › 1:00pm – 1:45pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Visual Art › 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Thursday 28th July
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Physics › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Commerce › 10:00am – 12:40pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Christian Religious Studies  › 2:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Islamic Studies › 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Friday 29th July
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Agricultural Science › 10:00am – 12:30pm
Monday 1st August
  • Paper IV: Creative Design – Visual Art › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper I: Drawing – Visual Art › 2:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Basic Electricity › 2.30pm – 4:45pm
Tuesday 2nd August
  • Paper I(b): Painting and Decoration (Practical) › 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Paper I(b): Dyeing and Bleaching (Practical) › 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Paper I(b): Printing Craft Practice (Practical) › 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Paper I(b): Photography (Practical) › 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Paper I(b): Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repair (Practical) › 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Paper I: Practical – Mining › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper I: Practical – Fisheries › 10:00am – 11:30am
  • Paper I: Practical – Animal Husbandry › 10:00am – 11:30am
  • Paper I: Practical – Stenography › 10:00am – 11:17am
  • Paper IV: Practical – Stenography (Word Processing) › 2:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Paper I: Practical – Metal Work › 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday 3rd August
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration › 10:00am – 11:40am
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Electrical Installation & Maintenance Work › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Blocklaying, Bricklaying & Concrete Work › 10:00 am – 12:00noon
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Machine Woodworking › 10:00am – 11:40am
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Carpentry & Joinery › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Garment Making › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Marketing › 10:00am – 12:40pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Upholstery › 10:00am – 11:30am
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Stenography › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Animal Husbandry › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Fisheries › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper I(a): Painting and Decoration (Report Writing) › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper I(a): Dyeing and Bleaching (Report Writing) › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper I(a): Printing Craft Practice (Report Writing) › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper I(a): Photography (Report Writing) › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper I(a): Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repair (Report Writing) › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper III & II: Objective, Essay & Literature – Arabic › 2:00pm – 5:30pm
Thursday 4th August
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Economics › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper I: Drawing – Building Construction › 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Friday 5th August
  • Paper II: Essay – Human and Regional Geography › 10:00am – 12:00noon
Monday 8th August
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Civic Education › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper I: Practical – Electronics › 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Tuesday 9th August
  • Paper I: Practical – Technical Drawing › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Computer Studies › 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday 10th August
  • Paper III: Objective – Further Mathematics › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper II: Essay – Further Mathematics › 12:15pm – 2:45pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Building Construction › 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Thursday 11th August
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto-Body Repair and Spray Painting › 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Electrical Work › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Mechanical work › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Parts Merchandising › 10:00am – 12:15pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Welding & Fabrication Engineering Craft Practice › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Radio, Television & Electronics Work › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Plumbing & Pipe Fitting › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper IV: Drawing & Design – Furniture Making › 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Furniture Making › 12:30pm – 2:15pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Catering Craft Practice › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Clothing & Textiles › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Cosmetology › 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Minning › 10:00am – 12:45pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Tourism › 10:00am – 1:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Data Processing › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Store Keeping › 10:00am – 12:40pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Book Keeping › 10:00am – 1:50pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – GSM Maintenance & Repairs › 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Salesmanship › 10:00am – 12:40pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Electronics › 2:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Office Practice › 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Friday 12th August
  • Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Metal Work › 10:00am – 12:30pm

Important Notes to Candidates Writing NECO SSCE

THE FOLLOWING NOTICE SHOULD BE TAKEN BY SCHOOLS AND CANDIDATES:

  • WHERE THE TIME ON THE QUESTION PAPER DIFFERS FROM THE TIME ON THIS TIMETABLE, THE TIME ON THE QUESTION PAPER MUST BE STRICTLY OBSERVED.
  • CONFIRMATION OF THE EXACT VENUES FOR THE EXAM SHOULD BE SOUGHT FROM THE NECO STATE OFFICES FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND AUTO MECHANICS PRACTICAL PAPER I, AS WELL AS FOR FRENCH, MUSIC, AND ARABIC PAPER IV.
  • PRACTICAL IN SCIENCES, STENOGRAPHY, COMPUTER STUDIES, AND DATA PROCESSING CAN BE IN SETS WITH A LARGE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES AND EQUIPMENT THAT CAN NOT GO AROUND.
  • VISUAL ARTS PAPER IV [CREATIVE DESIGN] SHOULD BE PROVIDED TO CANDIDATES AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE THE EXAMINATION DATE.
  • AT LEAST THREE WEEKS BEFORE THE EXAMINATION DATE, CANDIDATES SHOULD BE PROVIDED WITH WELDING AND FABRICATION, ENGINEERING CRAFT PRACTICE.
  • NIGERIAN LANGUAGES CONTAIN LITERATURE (HAUSA, IGBO, YORUBA, EDO, EFIK, AND IBIBIO).
  • ALBINO AND BLIND CANDIDATES WILL BE GIVEN AN EXTRA 30 MINUTES AT THE END OF EACH SUBJECT.
  • BLIND CANDIDATES MUST USE THE NECO SUPPLIED OBR CUSTOMISED BRAILLE SHEET FOR THE EXAM.
  • CANDIDATES SHOULD BE PROVIDED WITH DYEING AND BLEACHING 1B, PHOTOGRAPHY 1B, PAINTING AND DECORATION 1B, PRINTING CRAFT PRACTICE 1B, AND LEATHER GOODS MANUFACTURING AND REPAIR 1B AT LEAST TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE EXAM DATE.
  • IT IS ALLOWED TO USE A SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR.
  • IN THE EXAMINATION HALL, ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION GADGETS (PROGRAMMABLE CALCULATORS, MOBILE PHONES, IPADS, TABLETS, SMART WRISTWATCHES/ GLASSESS/PENS, ETC) ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
  • NO RESULT WILL BE ISSUED TO CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT ATTEND THE PRACTICAL (PAPER 1) IN THE SUBJECT.

PDF Version of 2022 NECO Timetable

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When Will NECO Release the 2022 Result

Prof. Wushishi, Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examination Council, has revealed that the results will be ready 45 days after the last paper on August 12. more have been explained on ‘NECO Result Release Date‘. Visit the NECO result checking page for updates as regards the results.

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