Neco Registration 2022, Exam starting And Closing Date

Latest update on: NECO Registration Form 2022/2023: This post will focus on everything you need to know on how to successfully register for the National Examination Council, NECO GCE 2022 Exam.


Other information on the NECO Registration fee for 2022/2023 and how much is the total cost and price for registration will also be discussed.

The following set of questions will be answered on this page:

  • Is NECO Registration Form 2022 Out?
  • NECO 2022 Exam starting date
  • How much is NECO form 2022
  • NECO registration closing date 2022
  • NECO General FAQs

When is NECO 2022 registration starting & Closing?

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has extended the deadline for the registration of candidates for the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for school based candidates. The earlier deadline of Monday, May 30 has been extended until midnight on Monday, June 20, 2022.

The NECO SSCE registration will be in two categories.

The first will be for internal or school candidates (candidates currently in school) while the second is for external or private candidates (candidates not in School).

How Much Is NECO Registration Fee for 2022?

The 2022 NECO Registration fee is Twelve Thousand Naira (N12,000) only for both internal & External SSCE candidates. This fee is non-refundable.

To register for the 2022 NECO exam, candidates are to obtain a draft and pay a non-refundable fee of N12,000 (Twelve Thousand Naira) Only.

All Payment is to be done via bank draft or to the school management if you are doing internal registration. Other approved outlets to make your payment includes:

  • NECO office
  • Banks
  • NIPOST offices

How to Register for NECO 2022: Registration portal

First and foremost, candidates are to make their registration fee payment and thereafter follow the procedures below to register via the NECO registration portal.

Like I said earlier, the NECO SSCE Registration is in 2 categories. The first for internal or school candidates (candidates currently in school) while the second is for external or private candidates (candidates not in School).

Registration Procedure for internal or school candidates:

If you want to register for the 2022 NECO exam as an internal or school candidates, then the following are the procedures for you to follow:

  • Go to the registration portal @ ↱
  • Tap on the option that reads “Go to SSCE Internal Site”
  • Enter your Username, Password, and Operator ID
  • Tap on “Login” to proceed to the registration dashboard

Neco Registration Procedure for external or private candidates:

NECO Candidates that want to register for the 2022 NECO exam as external or private candidates, should follow are the procedures below to register:

  • Visit the registration portal @
  • Click on the screen-option that reads “Go to SSCE External Site”
  • Enter your Username, and Password
  • Tap on “Login” to proceed to the registration dashboard

Please, candidates, are advised to follow the proper registration procedure Step by Step using the above link.

It is advisable to register under a school or at a cyber cafe’ if you are not familiar with online registrations.

Candidates are to provide or capture a passport during the registration and do biometric fingerprint thumb-printing.

Fingerprint Verification is very important and candidates who don’t do it will not be allowed to write the exam.

Good Facts about NECO registration:

  • The registration fee is nonrefundable
  • All candidates are to register under a school except for NECO GCE candidates.
  • Best grades are A, B, or C. Any grade lower than C is poor and any grade lower than D fails.
  • It is advisable for candidates to register for both WAEC and NECO. In case they don’t make it in one, they will make it in the other.

Can I Start Reading For Neco 2022 Now?

Yes, the earlier you begin to prepare for Neco 2022 the better for you. Early preparation saves you the unnecessary stress and tension you would pass through a few days to the examination.

Life isn’t about what you’ve not done. Life is about what you can still do. 

RECOMMENDED: How To Pass Neco 2021/2022 Easily -No Expo

When Will NECO Release Results?

Neco takes up to three months or more to release results. Results are getting released even faster these days because of many candidates using awaiting results for admission.

Neco Awaiting result simply means registering for Jamb and Post UTME when you have not written Neco or when you are yet to get the Neco results. Awaiting results is allowed but you need to upload them to Jamb portal immediately after they are released.

See: How to upload O’level result to jamb Portal.

Why Some People Don’t Score High In Neco?

Generally, candidates pass Waec more than Neco. This doesn’t mean that people don’t do well in Neco. It is just a function of dedication. You can make a difference.

Study for Neco Without Losing Concentration

It is true that you will face distractions when preparation for the National Examination Council (NECO). Things get more difficult when you are working and at the same time sitting for Neco. The good news is that you can overcome all these.

Read: How to study for long hours with full concentration.

Why Neco Seize Results?

So many candidates will say, “I have not seen my Neco result yet”. This happens especially when your result has been withheld.

Malpractice is one thing that can make Neco withhold your result. You need to be careful in your plans to engage in Malpractice. Also, ensure to enter accurate details while registering Jamb.

How To Upload Neco Result To Jamb

If you will register Jamb alongside Neco, then it is called awaiting result. You will have to use awaiting result to register for the Jamb admission process

I have treated that already. Uploading your Neco result to the Jamb portal requires simple procedures. Click here for how to upload your result to the Jamb portal now.

How many subjects should I register for Waec and Neco?

The minimum number of subjects a candidate can sit for is eight (8) while the maximum is nine (9). 

Neco Syllabus For All Subjects 2022/2023 DOWNLOAD-PDF

Neco SYLLABUS: How do I get Neco syllabus for 2022/2023 and what are the topics I should read to pass Neco once and for all?  Click here

Is It Possible To Upgrade Neco Results?

“Upgrade your Neco result here”….. This is the advert you will start seeing in blogs very soon. Personally, I think upgrading of Neco result is a scam. All they do is edit the result and send it to you. Be warm!!

Can I Gain Admission With Neco 2022/2023

Yes, your admission can be sure this year. All you need is the ultimate guide. Click here now for your ultimate guide to 2022.

Is NECO form out for 2022?

All interested candidates who want to write SSCE 2022 (Internal) are informed! The 2022 NECO Registration Form is out. Registration for NECO 2022 is expected to begin in March and Neco examinations will begin in August 2022

What is the closing date for NECO registration 2022?

The NECO 2022 registration period is from March 30 to June 21, with a closing date (registration deadline) of June 21. Applicants should note that registration for the NECO exam will begin in March 2022 and end on June 21, 2022.

Which month will NECO 2022 start?

According to the National Examination Council (NECO), the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) for 2022 school candidates begins on Monday, June 27, 2022 and ends on Friday, August 12, 2022

How much is NECO 2022?


NECO announces 2022 entrance exam registration, candidates to pay N4,500. THE National Examinations Council has announced the commencement of registration for the 2022 National Common Entrance Examination, for admission into Junior Secondary School 1 of Federal Unity Colleges

Is JAMB form out for 2022?

JAMB Form for 2022/2023 is Officially Out. This means that UTME registration for 2022/2023 Has Officially started. JAMB form is Now On Sale! In contrast, JAMB UTME and Direct registrations will officially begin on February 19, 2022.

That’s all for now about NECO Registration 2022. Feel free to ask your questions using the comment box below. Hope you found this guide helpful?









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