NECO releases November/December 2019 SSCE result for private candidates.

The National Examination Council, NECO has released the results of the 2019 November/December Senior School Certificate Examinations for private candidates as 63 per cent, got either Distinction or Credit in English while 82.18 per cent, got either Distinction or Credit in mathematics.

Acting Registrar of NECO Abubakar Gana in a statement released on Thursday said that a total of 70,140 candidates registered for the examination, and 65,207 sat for the English Language out of which 41,214, representing 63 per cent, got either Distinction or Credit.

Gana said 66,398 candidates sat for Mathematics, out of which 54,565, representing 82.18 per cent, got either Distinction or Credit.In addition, 33,576 candidates, representing 48.68 per cent, got five Credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics.

NECO said 50,057 candidates, representing 72.57% got five Credits and above, irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.

The examination body said a comparative analysis of candidates who scored five Credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics for 2018 and 2019 shows 62.48% for 2018 and 48.68% for 2019, which represented a decrease of 13.8 per cent in 2019.

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