NECO releases 2023 common entrance examination result

by Area Talk

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the result of the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) administered for pupils seeking admission to federal government-run colleges.

The result was presented by the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education, Andrew Adejo, in Abuja on Wednesday.

Mr Adejo said 69,829 sat the examination across the country on Saturday, 3 June, against the 72,865 registered pupils. “3,036 pupils were absent,” Mr Adejo said.

He said 76 pupils had the highest score of 203 while six pupils had the lowest score of 1 mark.

He said there are 38,801 female candidates and 34,064 males.

He added that Lagos State had the highest number of candidates, with 18,644, and Taraba State the lowest, with 102.

“Sixty-nine thousand, eight hundred and twenty-nine (69,829) pupils sat for the examination. Three thousand and thirty-six (3,036) pupils were absent,” he said.

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