NECO releases 2023 GCE results

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the 2023 senior secondary school examination (SSCE) external results (NECO GCE) with 67.35 percent of candidates who sat for the examination earning five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics.

The Registrar and Chief Executive of the council Professor Dantani Wushishi while announcing the results said 74,342 candidates sat for the examination for 29 subjects. According to the breakdown, 52.28 percent of the candidates were male and 47.71 candidates were female.  The number of Candidates who got five (5) Credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 50,066 representing 67.35%. Also 62,530 candidates, representing 84.11% got five (5) Credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.”

The registrar also said that 8,518 candidates were booked for various forms of malpractice showing a 25.4 percent decline in 2022. Professor Dantani said two supervisors in Oyo and Lagos State were blacklisted for poor supervision and one centre in Borno was also blacklisted.

Candidates are hereby advised to check their result by following the below steps;

  • Go to NECO result checking portal at
  • Pick your exam year. i.e., 2023
  • Pick your exam type. i.e., SSCE EXTERNAL (NOV/DEC)
  • Enter your Token Number and registration number in the appropriate columns.
  • Finally, click on the check result button to access your NECO result.