The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that the 2020 National Examination Council (NECO) exams will start on October 5.
The government also announced that the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) examinations will start on September 21.
This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, after a two-day meeting with Chief Executives of examination bodies in the country.
The Federal Government added that NECO exams will end on November 18, 2020, while the NABTEB examinations will end by October 15, 2020.
The statement added that the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Unity Colleges will hold on October 17, 2020, while the Basic Education Certificate Examinations, (BECE) for JSS 3 pupils also conducted by NECO, will start on the August 24 and end on September 7, 2020.
The statement warned that the registration for the NECO (SSCE), which is on-going, will end on the 10 of September 2020 with no option of extension.
It will be recalled as earlier reported by Naija News that the federal government of Nigeria had announced that final year students of secondary schools in Nigeria will start their West African Examinations Council (WAEC) exams by August 17.
Schools will reopen for the affected students by August 4 to enable them prepare for their exams.