NECO Releases 2017 June/July Examination Results


The National Examination Council, NECO, has announced the release of the 2017 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination results. The Registrar of the Council, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, made the announcement in Minna on Thursday.

Uwakwe said that 1,055,988 candidates registered for the examination, among whom 1,051,472 wrote the tests in 76 subjects.

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He said that 745,053 candidates, representing 70.85 per cent had five credits and above, including English Language and mathematics, in the examination. This represents 1.11 per cent improvement in candidates’ performance compared with the 2016 results.

He said that 947,850 candidates had five credits and above irrespective of English Language and mathematics and that the figure represented 1.63 per cent improvement of the 2016 result.

He also said that 903,690 candidates had credit in the English Language, while 849,335 candidates had credit in General Mathematics.

50,586 candidates, representing 4.81 per cent of candidates, were involved in examination malpractice –  the figure represented 0.52 per cent increase in cases of malpractice compared to the 2016 record.

Uwakwe also said that 276 schools were involved in mass cheating in 34 states, while six schools were derecognised for examination malpractice. He added that 23 supervisors who aided malpractice one way or another were blacklisted.

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To Check your 2017 June/July NECO Examination Results, take the following steps:

  1. Visit NECO website at
  2. Select your examination type
  3. Select year of examination
  4. Enter your card pin number
  5. Enter your examination number
  6. Click on ‘Check My Result’ button

You can also check your result using your mobile phone, to do this take the following steps

To check the results using your mobile phone, simply draft a text-message in the format shown below:

NECO: Exam no: Exam Year: Exam type: Pin

For example:



Please note; (one) the above format should be followed correctly; otherwise, your NECO results will not be sent; (two) the message has no
spacing. The entire message should look like one word–take note of that.

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After drafting the text as specified, you can now send it to 32327.

This short code is standard for all networks: MTN, Airtel or Glo. After sending the text, you can wait for NECO to deliver the EXAM results via a text message.

This message will actually cost you N30 regardless of the network you use.

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