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					                NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL (NECO)
SERVICE CHARTER

INTRODUCTION

The National Examinations Council is Nigeria’s first indigenous Examination body established to conduct
examinations. The Council conducts examinations in Nigeria, which are comparable internationally.


VISION

Preparing and administering credible standardised nationally and internationally acceptable examinations,
which can enable the Nigerian child to further his education without let or hindrance. In a more specific
term, NECO envisions a status of leadership similar to that of Quality and Curriculum Authority of Britain
and Education and Testing Service of America.


MISSION

To ensure that the examinations conducted by NECO are in conformity with the provision, expectations and
yearnings of the National Policy on Education and the National Curriculum.
To ensure that the role of the schoolteacher as the primary instructor of the child is upheld in certification through
the implementation of a credible, dynamic and reliable continuous assessment provided for by the National Policy
on Education.

Working in concert with relevant organizations, agencies and bodies, to bring total eradication of all forms of
examination malpractices in the country.

Drawing from the many opportunities provided by Information Technology (IT) to modernize the process of
conducting and speedily releasing results of examination conducted by the Council.

To continuously engage in Research towards improvement of all aspects of the examinations conducted by the
Council.


MANDATE

Section 7 of NECO’s enabling Act provides that NECO shall be responsible for:

(a)   revising and considering, annually, in the public interest the examinations to be held for admission into
      Federal Government Colleges and other allied institutions;

(b)   collecting and disseminating information on all matters relating to admission into Federal Government
      Colleges and other allied institutions;

(c)   the general control and conduct of the National Common Entrance Examinations for admission into Federal
      Government Colleges and other allied institutions;
(d)   developing and administering selection examinations into the Suleja Academy in accordance with such
      guidelines as may be approved, from time to time, by the Minister;

(e)   developing, administering and conducting aptitude tests for all candidates into Federal Government Colleges
      and other allied institutions;

(f)   monitoring, collecting and keeping records of continuous assessment in all Federal Government Colleges
      and other allied institutions and in the Suleja Academy towards the award of the Junior and Senior School
      Certificates;

(g)   the general control of the conduct of the Junior Secondary School Certificate Examinations in all Federal
      Government Colleges and other allied institutions and in the Suleja Academy;

(h)   the general control of the conduct of the internal and external Senior Secondary School Certificate
      Examinations in Nigeria without prejudice to the existing power and functions of the West African
      Examinations Council;

(i)   conducting a Standard National Assessment of Educational Performance at junior and senior Secondary
      School levels;

(j)   conducting researches leading to national improvement of testing and examination procedures at Junior and
      Senior Secondary School levels;

(k)   preparing and submitting to the Minister annual report on standards of examinations and such other related
      matters as the Minister may, from time to time, require; and
(l)   Carrying out such other activities as are expedient for the discharge of all or any of the functions conferred
      on the Council under or to this Act.



Professor ‘Dibu Ojerinde
Registrar/Chief Executive.




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                                NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL ORGANOGRAM



                                              Minister of Education



                                                 Governing Board



                                             Registrar/Chief Executive




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       PROVISION      DELIVERY                        TARGET           AVAILABLE           EXPECTATION                         PARTICIPATION       OFFICIALS        OFFICIAL
                                                      AND TIME                                                                                     RESPONSIBLE      ROOM
                                                      FRAME                                                                                                         NOS/TEL
1      Selection      Conduct of      The Best 10     To give          Complaints,         Our obligation is   Lack of funds   The candidates,     Mr. Musa Tilde   LW I/
       Examination    examination     candidates      standardised     petitions,          to conduct at all   from the        Federal and state                    08052164556
       into Federal   for primary     selected from   and trial test   enquiries,          times hitch free    Federal         ministries,
       Government     six pupils      each local      examination      appeals, critics,   examinations        Government      parastatals,
       Academy,       selected        Government      for primary      through             and we expect                       newspapers and
       Suleja         from all the    in the          six pupils so    suggestion          our customers to                    media
       (school for    local           Country and     selected by      boxes,              comply strictly
       the Gifted)    Governments     6 from FCT,     September        telephones,         with our rules
                      in Nigeria      Abuja.          each year        correspondence      and regulation
                      i.e. 10 from                    and result       or face to face     concerning same
                      each local                      released         etc.
                      Government                      within two
                      and 6 from                      weeks
                      FCT, Abuja
2      Junior         Conduct of      All JS III      To give          Same as above       Same as above       Same as         Same as above       Mr. Bukar        LW 4/
       School         examination     candidates in   standardised                                             above                               Satomi           08030528938
       Certificate    for JS III      all Federal     examinations
       Examination    candidates of   Government      for JS III
       (JSCE)         all Federal     Colleges and    candidates in
                      Government      Allied          all Federal
                      Colleges and    Institutions    Government
                      Allied          in the          Colleges and
                      Institutions    country         Allied
                      in the                          Institutions
                      country                         by May each
                                                      year and
                                                      results
                                                      released
                                                      within 2
                                                      months.
3      Senior         Conduct of      All SS III      To give          Same as above       Same as above       Same as         Same as above       Mr. Joseph Ado   LW 1/
       School         examination     candidates in   standardised                                             above                                                08039246973
       Certificate    for SS III      the             examinations
    Examination    candidates in   federation   for all SS III
    (SSCE) for     all the                      candidates in
    school based   schools of                   the
    candidates     the                          federation by
                   federation                   June/July
                                                each year
                                                and result
                                                released
                                                within 90
                                                days
4   Senior         Conduct of      External     To give          Same as above   Same as above   Same as   Same as above   Mr. John   Room 3
    School         Examination     candidates   standardised                                     above                     Tumba      MA&EE
    Certificate    for all                      examination                                                                           Dept/
    Examination    registered                   to all                                                                                08033937318
    (SSCE) for     external                     registered
    External       candidates                   external
    Candidates.                                 candidates
                                                by Nov/Dec
                                                each year
                                                and result
                                                released
                                                within 90
                                                days

				
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