NECO Result 2023 | National Examinations Council Result Out

NECO Result 2023 is Out! The National Examinations Council (also known as NECO) is an examination body in Nigeria that conducts the Junior Secondary Certificate Examination (JSCE) in April, Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) in June/July and the General Certificate in Education (GCE) in December/January. This council has announced the entire official timetable and neco result 2023 dates recently.

NECO Result 2023 Release Date

National Examinations Council, Junior Secondary Certificate Examination (JSCE) exam was supposed to be held on 27th April to 12th May 2023. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, the exam has been postponed indefinitely.

The NECO Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) is currently ongoing. This exam will end on 10th July 2023. The neco result 2023 for SSCE will be published after a couple of months. The NECO GCE will start in December 2023.

How to check NECO result without exam number

As the process described above, if you want to check your neco result 2023, you will need your exam type, year, NECO Result Scratch Card PIN, and the examination number. As you can see the examination number is a must to check your neco result. You cannot get your result unless you put the exam number in the portal.

So if you have lost your NECO exam number you can visit the NECO office in your state. You have to contact the official person there with other pieces of information like your exam type, year, and school and exam documents.

During the lockdown for the covid-19 pandemic, there is a chance that visiting the state NECO office is not that easy.

In this case, contacting the NECO office directly is the only option you have open. Their support line numbers are 08069232760, 08052218069, 08052218070, 08126886938,

08126886939, 08189342653, and 08189342754. The telephone lines are open between 08:00 and 19:00 Nigerian time. You can also reach the support staff online via the official websites or email them at and

NECO Result Checking portal 2023

You can check your National Examinations Council result from the official NECO result checking portal 2023. Only this official portal offers you to check your NECO results with certain pieces of information. For more convenience in checking neco result 2023, the detailed procedure is given below-

  1. Go to the official NECO result checker portal.
  2. Select the year of examination type. (Example: June. July)
  3. Select the year of examination. (Example: 2023)
  4. Enter the card PIN number from your NECO Result Scratch Card
  5. Enter your examination number in the designated box.
  6. Finally, click on the ‘Check My Result’ icon to get your result.

Abiding by these steps correctly, you will be able to see your result.

NECO Result Checker Pin

To check any of your NECO exams results, you need a NECO Result Scratch Card. Your plastic result checker scratch card has a pin number in it. That is your NECO result checker pin. That scratch card PIN number is essential for checking your result neco result 2023.

When you visit the result checker portal you will notice that the portal is asking you to put this checker pin. This pin number contains your personal information and that is why it is better to keep the number memorized and secret.


The National Examinations Council Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) (June July) exam will start on 28th May and end on 10th July 2023. Students in their senior year of Secondary School will appear in this exam. They have been preparing for this exam for 3 years of their secondary school. neco result 2023 will be published within a short while after the exam is over.

Like every other year, this year’s NECO Senior Secondary Certificate Examination will commence with the practical of the vocational subjects like Machine Woodworking, Exhibition of Painting, and Decoration, Furniture Making, Catering Craft Practice, Clothing, and Textiles, Photography on the first day. From the 8th of June, all the core subjects’ exams will start and they will finally end on 10th July.

NECO Result Statistics

NOTE: The result stats below is that of 2024, the latest one for 2023 has not been announced yet.

According to NECO acting registrar, Abubakar Gana while announcing the release of the results at the council headquarters in Minna, Niger State, hee said 71 per cent of the candidates obtained five credits including English and mathematics.

He said 829,787 candidates, representing 71.5 per cent, made five credits and above, including in English and Mathematics.

Mr Gana said 40,630 representing 3.53 per cent of the candidates were involved in various forms of malpractice as against 20,181 cases recorded in 2023, representing an increase of over 50 per cent.

He said the rise in the number of malpractice cases in 2023 was not unconnected with the deployment of the new biometric verification device used in the 2023 SSCE.

FAQS ON NECO Result Checker

What is NECO token

Candidates can now check their NECO results without scratch card. Scratch card has been replaced by NECO token and that is why some candidates get “Invalid card details” while trying to use scratch card number on the old platform

How can I get my NECO Token online

Follow the instructions here to buy your NECO token. You do not need to go to NECO offices or bank to get your token. It is easy if you can follow the step-by-step guide above.

How Much Is NECO Token

NECO token is sold for just Five Hundred Naira (N500) + Fifty Naira (N50) service charge only.

How to check NECO result without scratch card pin

You can now check your result online without the PIN. Just get the token and go to to check your reusult online.

Can I Use One NECO PIN to check more than one NECO Results

No! Each PIN can be used to check only one NECO or NECO GCE result. Once you check your result with a PIN, you cannot use it to check another candidate’s result.

What And How many digits is NECO registration examination number

Your NECO registration number is the same as the examination number found on your I.D card.

Final Thought

Throughout the whole year students of JSCE, SSCE, and GCE keeps an eye on the National Examinations Council notices. This year, during the ongoing pandemic online notices are very important for neco result 2023 dates, official timetables of the exams, and pre-registration dates.


Ubali hussaini

I am the founder and editor of I love to share education news from various sources to keep readers informed.

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