NECO frequently asked questions and answers


Neco frequently asked questionsSorry, it’s not exactly what you were thinking. We don’t share exam expo on Lagschools.

This post was created to answer questions students may have about NECO examinations. We have done our research and we know questions students are asking about NECO.

Though, if you don’t find an answer to your question, you can use the comment section to ask your question. So here we go.


What is the full meaning of Neco?

N..E.C.O is the abbreviation for the National Examination Council. Neco is an exam regulatory body in Nigeria that conducts examinations at the secondary school level.

What is Neco website?

Neco’s official website is

Can I check Neco result without the scratch card?

No, you cannot. You need a pin to check your Neco result. This pin can only be found in the Neco scratch card.

How can I upgrade my Neco result?

Don’t fall for that scam. NECO result cannot be upgraded.¬†Anybody that tells you it is possible to upgrade NECO result is only trying to cheat you.

When will NECO result come out?

NECO SSCE result (normal NECO) comes out by September while NECO GCE result comes out by February. You can like our facebook page and follow us on google plus to get updates concerning NECO result.

Can I combine WAEC and NECO result for Admission?

Yes, you can combine WAEC and NECO results for admission. Any school that accepts two sittings will accept a WAEC and NECO combination. For instance Yabatech; Yabatech accepts two sittings.

How do I get NECO exam timetable?

There are two versions of the NECO timetable; The NECO SSCE timetable and the NECO GCE timetable. Click on the appropriate link to download the NECO timetable;

How can I get NECO office address?

The National Examination council (NECO) has offices in the whole states in Nigeria. NECO head office is located at Western bye pass, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe road, Minna, Nigeria. For the complete list of NECO offices in Nigeria click the link.

Where can I buy NECO result checker scratch card?

You can buy the NECO result checker scratch card from any of the NECO offices in your state. But if the office is far from you, consider buying from us. Click here to buy the NECO scratch card from us.

How can I collect my Original NECO result?

You can get your original NECO ssce result from the secondary school where you did the examination. The NECO GCE original result can be gotten at NECO office.

There was a mistake on my NECO result, how do I correct it?

If there’s a mistake on your NECO result, the principal of your secondary school has to write a letter to NECO telling them to correct the issue. If the mistake is on NECO GCE result, you have to go to NECO office to lay your complaint. Once you get your result, you should go through it immediately to check for errors.

As time goes on, we will add more questions and answers to the ones we have already written. You can also read our post on WAEC frequently asked questions and answers.

Do you have any question about NECO? Use the comment section to drop your question and we may include it into this post with the answer to your question.


  1. if i am doin neco registration how can i rest my password to put new one
    how can i get cafe operator i d working one

  2. Please, has NECO released its 2016 SSCE original result? Pls, sir, I will be quiet appreciative if I can get an urgent reply. Thanks in anticipation of your prompt response.

  3. Can I use my neco gce results print out 4 admission. Dat s during physical screening. Or must it be statements of results.

    • It depends on the school. Some schools accept the online print out while some request for the original certificate.

  4. What can l do if any of my Nov/Dec 2008 result is cancelled? Double stars are indicated on my English language result while I cleared other papers.

  5. Sir,l wrote Nov/Dec 2008 neco exam but my English language result showed **. I know this star means cancellation. Sir, can it still be released.

  6. I lost my result and the registration number to get a new print out is my problem.. Please can I retrieve my Neco Reg. No..? I sat for it 2015 in Lagos and now am in Abia.. I need the result to process my admission.. How can I retrieve it.. Thanks

    • If it’s a NECO SSCE result, go to the secondary school where you wrote the exam and ask for it. For NECO GCE, go to the NECO office in the state you wrote the exam.

  7. Hi sir, I’m melody by name. I want to know when the 2017 Neco results will come out. And does it carry date of birth? Can one change his or her date of birth? I’m seeking for admission abroad and was told that I might have problem because the date of birth in my neco registration is difference with the one in my international passport. Can the date be changed?

    • NECO result or certificate does not carry the date of birth. You can only make changes to of the information you earlier filled at a NECO office.

  8. It just daWn on me, I wrote Neco External 2007 November/December… As at when the result was released, it was pending! Does Neco later release all pended results?

  9. I am a foreign trained graduate, I was not mobilised for batch A because i lost my original waec cert. my question is can I use my NECO cert in lieu of my WAEC certificate, since my sch is also accepting NECO


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