NECO Common Entrance Exam Result Statistics 2020/2021

NECO NCEE Results Statistics 2020/2021: National Examination Council of Nigeria (NECO) National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) Result Statistics for 2020/2021 Academic Session | Meet the Top 3 Highest Scorers in the 2020 NECO Common Entrance Examination (NCEE).

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the result statistics of the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) of the Federal Unity Schools and Colleges Nationwide.

Presenting the results to the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, the Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Godswill Obioma, said a total of 70,580 candidates sat for the examination nationwide, out of which 24,416 candidates passed, scoring a minimum of 66.

Three (3) students got the highest scores namely: Umeonyiagu Chinua Crucifixio, Anambra scored 199, Onwuamanam Udochukwu, Enugu scored 198 while Salaam Mariam Aderemilekun, Lagos scored 197 respectively.

A total number of 16,713 candidates were said to be absent from the examination due to the ENDSARS protests that rocked the country recently.

It was also stated that the unity colleges admissions carrying capacity has been increased to 26,625 for the current academic year, 720 slots were added with the establishment of six more Federal Science and Technical Colleges across the six geopolitical zones.
 
As has been The tradition for decades, the admission criteria include 60% strictly on merit, 30% based on state’s representation in the unity colleges and the remaining 10% to cover other sundry considerations such as special needs candidates, gender, local community and biological children of teachers, PTA, SBMC and old students organization.