NECO BECE Online App Installation & Registration Guidelines

PHOTOS: National Examination Council of Nigeria (NECO) Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Application / Software Installation and Online Registration Guidelines and Procedures for all Students, Schools and BECE Centers Nationwide [How to Install the NECO BECE Online Registration App].

The National Examination Council of Nigeria has released the Guidelines and Online Registration Guidelines for the Basic Certificate Examination [BECE] App/Software.

Cyber Cafe agents or Registration Centers who captured their students / candidates data using the BECE 2021 Offline Registration Software are to install the below NECO BECE App and proceed with the online registration guidelines outlined below:.


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NECO BECE Online Application / Software Installation & Online Registration Guidelines

A. How to Install the NECO BECE Registration App in 5 Easy Steps

1. Launch your Google Chrome browser and visit https://bece.neco.gov.ng/.

NB: Use Only the latest Google Chrome Browser to visit the above link. (See image below)

NECO BECE App Installation & Online Registration Guidelines

2. Click the installation ICON.
Note: The ICON is at the top right corner of the browser address bar. (See image below)

NECO BECE App Installation & Online Registration Guidelines

3. After clicking on the ICON, a popup will appear as shown below, Click on the Install button to save the icon on your desktop.

NECO BECE App Installation & Online Registration Guidelines

4. A shortcut will appear on your desktop as shown below

NECO BECE App Installation & Online Registration Guidelines

5. Launch your app always from the shortcut created.

NECO BECE App Installation & Online Registration Guidelines

Enjoy and goodluck

B. NECO BECE Application Online Registration Guidelines

Table of Content

  • ● About Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)
  • ● How to download the Offline App & Biometric Capture App
  • ● How to Claim Centre for BECE Online
  • ● How to login to your BECE online account
  • ● How to Update Centre Information for BECE
  • ● How to register a candidate on BECE
  • ● How to edit candidate’s information on BECE
  • ● How to Reset Your BECE Online Admin Password
  • ● How to make payment for validated candidates on (BECE) Online Application
  • ● How to re-query your pending transaction on the BECE App
  • ● How to view your transaction history
  • ● How to view registered candidates on the BECE App
  • ● How to download and install the Biometrics application
  • ● How to capture candidates’ biometrics
  • ● How to upload candidates
  • ● How to print the final candidate’s photocards

1. About Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)

The Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) is taken by candidates in the final year of Basic school.

The registration process starts with the offline App.
The BECE offline and online applications are a suite of software that enables schools (centres) to register their candidates (offline application), make payment (online app), and manage their candidates' information for the BECE Online Examination. Click HERE to find out how to download the BECE offline app.

The minimum number of candidates to be registered by a school for BECE is twenty (20). Any centre registering less than 20 candidates is deemed unviable.

Note:
1. Centres must have been registered with NECO and in the database.
2. For new centres, the URL will be provided only after a centre has submitted its validation list to NECO, but for an existing centre, kindly follow the URL provided to you.
3. Centres must visit the nearest NECO state office with their candidates' validation slip for candidate accreditation by the state officer.
4. Centres must validate candidates before they can make payment for their registration.
5. Any centre registering less than 20 candidates is deemed unviable and will have to pay an unviable fee.

With the BECE Portal, you can perform these task below:
  • ● Update Centre information by creating an admin account.
  • ● Login and Make payments for the validated candidates.
  • ● Upload candidate information and generate exam numbers.
  • ● View candidates and print photo cards.
  • ● Upload candidates’ first year, second year & third-year continuous assessment scores (CA3)

2. How to Download the Offline App & Biometric Capture App

The following steps will guide you on how to download the offline application on your system.
1. Launch a web browser on your PC.
2. Click here to visit the official NECO website.
3. Click on Our Exams tab and select BECE.
4. Click here to visit our BECE online page.
5. Scroll down to the download section.
6. Wait for the download to be completed.
7. Install the app on your PC

3. How to Claim Centre for BECE Online

Centres are required to update their information and create a CENTRE ADMIN account which will be used to manage all their candidate(s) records by completing the process with the URL provided by NECO.

To Update Centre information follow the steps below;

  • ● NECO will provide you with the link needed to update your Centre Information.
  • ● Once you've received the link, enter your center number and Click on DISPLAY CENTRE INFO
  • ● Enter your new Center Admin Information to update your center info. i.e email address, full name, phone number, and comment.
  • ● A verification email will be sent to your registered email, click it to verify email and set a new password for your account.
  • ● Enter your center number, the username (email or phone number), and a new password to login into your center's account.

5. How to Login to your BECE Online Account

After you have successfully registered and updated your center admin information via the link given to you from NECO. The next step is to login in which can be done by following the steps below;

Note: You need to verify your account before you begin. You can do this by clicking the verification link sent to your email click here for steps.

To login, visit the page https://bece.neco.gov.ng/ Enter your center number, username, and password, click on the LOGIN button.

6. How to Update Centre Information for BECE

Centres are required to update their information and create a CENTRE ADMIN account which will be used to manage all their candidate records.

To update your center information follow the steps below;
STEP 1:  Visit the BECE online login page bece.neco.gov.ng
STEP 2: On the page click on 'Claim a Centre'
STEP 3
  • Enter your center number and Click on DISPLAY CENTRE INFO.
  • Enter your new Center Admin Information to update your center info. i.e email address, full name, phone number, and comment.

STEP 4
  • Once your dispute has been approved, an activation email with a link for a password setup will be sent to your email. Kindly note that this link expires after 24 hours.

STEP 5
  • Enter a new password, confirm new and then click on Reset Password

STEP 6
  • Enter your center number, the username (email or phone number), and a new password to login into your center's account.

10. How to Register a Candidate on NECO BECE Online App

Here is a step by step guide on how to register your candidate on SSCE Internal:
  • ● Log into your BECE account through https://bece.neco.gov.ng/.
  • ● On your dashboard menu, select Register Candidate which is on the left-hand side of your screen, and this will take you to the registration form.
  • ● Fill out the candidate's biodata. Click on the “Next” button to move to the next page.
  • ● Upload your passport photograph, click on the Submit button, and then Next. 
    • NB: If after selecting your passport photograph, you cannot see the Submit button, kindly zoom out your page and you will see the “submit” button and then click on the “Next” button afterward
  • ● Select your subjects. Bear in mind that you have to select a minimum of eleven and a maximum of twelve subjects.
  • ● Fill out the candidate's CA1 and CA2 scores for all your selected subjects, then click on the “NEXT” button.
  • ● Read through the information you provided and then click on the “SAVE” button which is at the top-right side of your screen.
  • That's it you are all done!

13. How to Edit Candidate’s Information on NECO BECE Online App

Making changes to your registration form is very easy. However, it is important that you bear in mind
that you will no longer be able to make changes after a complete registration of your candidate.
Having this in mind, take a look at the steps below for guides on how to make corrections or edit your
candidates' information:

Step 1: On your BECE account's dashboard, click on "candidates", and this will take you to your candidates' list page

Step 2: Search for the candidate you want to edit his or her info, and then hover your cursor on the
three dots which appear at the end of the row for that particular candidate. This action will expose three options.

Step 3: Click on the "edit information" option as shown in the image above. This action will take you to
the registration form where you will be able to make changes to whichever section of the form.

Step 4: Click on the "next" button when you're done. This will take you through all stages of the
registration form. Continue clicking on the "next" button until you get to the last page.

Step 5: Click on the "save changes" button and your corrections will be saved.

14. How to Reset Your BECE Online Admin Password

Forgetting your password can be quite annoying, especially when you want to do something important.
Here are guidelines to follow to create a new password;
  • Click on the FORGOT PASSWORD LINK
  • You'll be redirected to a page where you enter your email address then click on the SUBMIT button.
  • An email will be sent to your mailbox with a link to reset your forgotten password. Please note! The link expires after 24 hours.

17. How to Make Payment for Validated Candidates on (BECE) Online Application

This article will guide you on how to make payment for the candidate registration quota and Syllabus.
Follow the steps below to know how to purchase candidate quota.

● STEP 1
  • Click on the MAKE PAYMENTS button on your dashboard

● STEP 2
  • A checkout form will be opened on the right side of your screen. Select the current exam year, enter the total number of candidates, and the total number of syllabus which you would like to purchase.
    • Note: Payment can only be made for validated candidates.

● STEP 3
  • You'll be given the total amount including all other essential fees you need to make payment for, check the consent box and click on the SUBMIT button to proceed.


STEP 4: 

  • You should be redirected to the Remita page to make the payment. The amount payable will be displayed. Click on SUBMIT.


STEP 6: 

  • Choose your preferred payment method and click on PAY.
  • ● If your transaction is successful, you'll be given the total amount of quota you purchased. On your dashboard, you'll be able to see how much quota you have and how many have been used.


20. How to Re-query Your Pending Transaction on the NECO BECE App

The following steps will guide you on how to query your pending transactions;
Step 1: Log in to your account on the BECE online app.
Step 2: Click on Transactions on the side menu or click on My Transactions button on the dashboard.
Step 3: Search for the transaction you wish to query by its RRR number or Payment Reference. You can also filter by date and transaction status.
Step 4: Click on the Action button beside the selected transaction and from the drop-down list select Check Status

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21. How to View your Transaction History

To view your Transaction History;

  • ○ Click 'VIEW TRANSACTIONS' on the dashboard OR 'TRANSACTIONS' on the sidebar.
  • ○ View List of Transactions made
  • ○ Click check status under the "Action" button to retry any pending or failed transactions If after clicking on retry severally and it's still showing "pending", kindly exercise patience, as the transaction will eventually go through after a while.


23. How to view Registered Candidates on the NECO BECE App

To view your registered Candidates;

  • ○ Click on View Candidates on the dashboard shortcut OR Candidates on the Side menu.
  • ○ Select Exam Year from the dropdown as seen in the image below to reveal the registered candidates from the selected year.


24. How to Complete Registration and Print Final Photocard on NECO BECE App

  • You're almost done with your registration! Once you've made payment for all your validated candidates, the few steps below will guide you on how to complete your registration:
  • On your candidates' list, select all registered candidates, click on the "upload candidates" button which is at the top-right of your screen.
  • Confirm the upload of all your candidates by checking the small box by the left hand side of the upload page and then click on the "upload candidates" button to upload your candidates.

 

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