Recently, numerous inquiries have emerged from our readership regarding the financial aspect of registering for the NECO GCE (November/December Senior School Certificate Examination). Most of the questions revolve around the pricing of scratch cards, which were previously a standard method for NECO transactions.
|❓ Common Queries||Cost of NECO GCE registration, use of scratch cards.|
|🚫 No More||Scratch cards are no longer in use for NECO transactions.|
|💳 Payment||Through NECO Treasury Single Account (TSA) SSCE (E) portal.|
|💰 Registration Fee||Seventeen Thousand Eight Hundred Naira (N17,800.00) only.|
|📊 Four-figure Table||Five Hundred Naira (N500.00) only per copy.|
|📁 Certificate Jacket||Two Thousand Naira (N2,000) only per candidate.|
|🛑 Extra Charges||Stamp Duty, Service, and Remita charges apply.|
|🗓️ Year||For the November/December SSCE 2023 session.|
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- The Transition to Digital: The End of Scratch Card Payments
- Detailed Breakdown of NECO GCE Registration Costs
- Final Thoughts: Planning Your Budget
The Transition to Digital: The End of Scratch Card Payments
Important Notice on Payment Methods
It’s crucial for candidates to understand that NECO has discontinued the use of scratch cards for all transactions. All financial interactions associated with NECO now take place through digital means.
How to Make Payments for NECO GCE Registration
Candidates seeking to register for the November/December Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) are required to make their payments directly into the NECO Treasury Single Account (TSA) via the NECO portal for SSCE (External).
Detailed Breakdown of NECO GCE Registration Costs
Core Registration Fee
The principal registration fee for the November/December Senior School Certificate Examination stands at Seventeen Thousand Eight Hundred Naira (N17,800) for each candidate. This amount is a non-negotiable and mandatory fee required for exam entry.
Four-Figure Table Fee
For those requiring a copy of the Four-Figure Table, a fee of Five Hundred Naira (N500) per copy is applicable. This is a supplementary cost and should be added to the core registration fee if needed.
Cost for Waterproof Certificate Jacket/Folder
Candidates may also opt for a waterproof certificate jacket or folder, which comes at an additional cost of Two Thousand Naira (N2,000) per individual.
Candidates should note that additional costs for Stamp Duty, Service, and Remita may also be applied, depending on the mode of payment and additional requirements.
Final Thoughts: Planning Your Budget
The importance of budgeting for academic milestones cannot be overstated. Given the recent shift to digital transactions and updated registration fees, candidates are advised to plan their finances carefully to ensure a seamless registration process.