MINNA – The National Examination Council (NECO) has released its November/December 2014 results with 52.94 per cent credit pass in English Language and 55.37 per cent credit pass in Mathematics.
Prof. Promise Okpala, the NECO Registrar, who announced the results said that the results were improvement on the previous exams conducted between 2011 and 2014.
Okpala said that 63,445 candidates registered for the examination but 61,386 candidates sat for it, with 30.57 per cent candidates recording five credits and above.
“In an analysis of other core subjects, indications showed that 53,848 sat for Biology with 26,947 pass at credit level representing 50.04 per cent.
“Chemistry had 28,250 candidates with 14,8585 pass at credit level representing 51.62 per cent, 28,222 sat for Physics with 57 pass cat credit level, representing 0.20 per cent.
“1,753 sat for Further Mathematics while 395 passed at credit level, representing 22.53 per cent, Agricultural Science had 41,080 candidates with 12,006 pass at credit level, representing 29.22 per cent,” he said.
Okpala said that an analysis of the malpractices showed that 620 cases were recorded depicting a decrease in malpractice the examinations.
“It is an eloquent testimony of painstaking efforts the council has consistently made to eradicate examination malpractice in Nigeria,” he said.
He said that the council was able to sustain its timely release of results less than 60 days from the date of the last paper written, adding that there was no leakage of examination.
“Under this administration, we have worked toward ensuring integrity of results to curb malpractice to zero tolerance,” he said.
Okpala however called on individuals who sat for the examination to access their results on NECO website at www.mynecoexam.com using the examination registration number and scratch cards.

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