NECO 2021 Registration Form, Price, Exam Starting & Closing Date (Latest NECO News)

I believe that you are aware of the importance of The National Examinations Council (NECO) in Nigeria.

I can boldly say that gaining admission into any educational institution in Nigeria without any o’level result is almost impossible even if you use direct entry.

I believe this article has a lot to pass across to all NECO 2021/2022 candidates even as I have already written an article on how to pass the NECO examination without exam malpractice. Believe me, it will really help you and you can also find the NECO 2021 syllabus PDF here free of charge.

Now, in this article you will find answers to questions like; when is NECO 2021 registration starting, when is NECO 2021 registration closing, NECO registration portal, when is NECO 2021 registration closing, NECO 2021 registration closing date, NECO 2021 registration closing date, NECO external registration 2021.

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Without much further ado, let’s quickly see NECO 2021 registration form update and latest news.

Is NECO Registration Form 2021 Out

Yes, The National Examination Council (NECO) SSCE Registration form for 2021 has been released.

I will advise you to bookmark this page or better still keep checking back, immediately the NECO 2021 Registration form is released, this page will be updated.

When Will NECO 2021/2022 Registration Start

NECO 2021 Registration date has Started Already and Registration closes on 4th May 2021.

However, The form is expected to be out immediately after the conclusion of WAEC 2021 Examination.

NECO 2021 Registration Closing Date

Since NECO 2021 Registration form is now out, The closing date has also been announced and Registration closes on 4th May 2021.

However, the form usually close three (3) weeks after the Registration commence. So, make sure to register very early as soon as possible.

How Much Is NECO Registration Form 2021

The price of NECO Registration form for 2021/2022 is Nine Thousand, Eight Hundred And Fifty Naira Only (N9,850) following the reduction of JAMB UTME form price and NECO form price in 2020.

However, since it is internal NECO exam (June/July), you have to register at a secondary school i.e you cannot register for NECO 2021 by yourself on

That way, NECO 2021 price will be higher than the on stated above depending on the school you register at.

Requirements To Register For NECO Examination

These are the prequisites before you think of even registering for waec exam.

  1. You must be in the senior secondary school (SS3 or SS2) may be a private or public school.
  2. You should know your future ambition by now, this will allow you to know the subjects you are to do in waec.
  3. Have the registration fees with you.
  4. Get a personal email address and know the password (I advise you use gmail).
  5. Know your date of birth.
  6. Have passports with you (they now make use of face capturing), but still make sure you have them.
  7. Have a personal phone number.
  8. Know the correct spelling of your names (Surname, First name and Middle name).
  9. Know your local government and state of origin.
  10. Your residential address.
  11. You should know the subjects that you are going to sit for in the exam.
  12. You should be prepared to study for the examination.

How Many Subjects To Register For NECO

NOTE: The minimum number of subjects a candidate can sit for is eight while the maximum is nine. All Senior Secondary schools in the Federation present Candidates for the SSCE Internal.

The NECO exam has seventy-six subjects which are grouped into the following six categories.

  1. Compulsory Cross-Cutting Subjects
  2. Science and Mathematics
  3. Technology
  4. Humanities
  5. Business Studies and
  6. Trade/Entrepreneurship.

How To Register For NECO 2021

Before registering for NECO, candidates are advised to note that:

  1. The exam’s body will not refund the registration fee when once paid. However, candidates are advised to use a good cyber cafés as registration errors is detrimental to the candidates.
  2. With the emergence of an e-society, NECO has since migrated from offline to online registration. To register, candidates are to visit the NECO website at and complete the registration process.
  3. Current passport of the candidate will be required during the registration process. Couple with the registration, biometric fingerprint will be captured. Any candidate without a verified finger print will not be  allowed to take part in the exams.

To register for NECO examination, candidates are to obtain a draft and pay a non-refundable fee of Nine Thousand, Eight Hundred And Fifty Naira Only (N9,850) and Fifty Naira (N50) stamp duty paid via bank draft or to school management if internal registration. The payment can be done in any NECO office, banks and Nipost offices nationwide. The registration fee covers:

  • A CD on exams ethnics
  • Cost for biometric data and capture
  • As well as the administrative charges


I believe this post has clearly explained to you what you need to know about NECO 2021 registration form update: Is NECO form 2021 out? When will NECO registration start? How much is NECO registration form? how to registration for NECO 2021? and other things on NECO 2021 has been discussed on this page.

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Please when is the neco timetable coming out

Dennis Leslie

Can you take jamb this 2021 while taking neco this year also


Thanks for the details you gave about Neco registration, it was really helpful. during my registration i had a lot of complications, but if i had seen your site before, i wouldn’t have gone through alot with the school.


Thanks a lot for the timetable you gave, to be honest, it has been a lot more efficient than the one that was given to me in my school. this site was really helpful to me today. I posted some interesting details about NECO on my site, please check it out, it would be useful to you.


Pls I want to register for neco but all secondary schools are closed will there still be opportunity for me to register after this lockdown

Samuel kayode

When is the initial closing date for Neco registration please

Adebayo akorede

I have not register because of this lock down can have a Grace to register by now


I haven’t registered for neco till now because schools are closed. I am scared, will registration be extended till after this pandemic?


Can I still register for neco


Pls sir

How am I going to register in this lock down
And besides I think the FG said every activities should be postponed after the eradication of Covid 19

Dammy E Awodeyi

Is the registration still on for Neco pls…. And hope it’s not late if it is??

Joy Asenyo

Is this lock down going to affect NECO registration


Good job sir

Gabriel joseph

Comment Text*when is neco starting 2020

Abdurrauf Aliyu

Pls, Will neco locate my name to the nearest center


When is neco starting

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I think with the case of this virus they will have extend neco registration?


With this pandemic, is neco registration still ongoing


Oh thanks do much, I’m so happy for this.. Thanks for the information 😘😘😘😘

Wobaluwo agabus

Can i resit my paper in government school while our government is free education

Adeshina Samuel

Please help,I want to study business administration in National Open University as a part time student…I got F9 in my English language in my WAEC result….please can I sit for NECO to back it up and how can I go about it

Adeshina Samuel

Can I register without going to any school or cyber café

Karo atete

Please, when is the expiry date for Neco registration?


Pls is the biometric registration on???
And if it’s not, pls I wanna know when it’s gonna be on…. Thanks


Thanks for the information

Sodiq Taiwo Oyelami

Pls is Neco form still available? I want to obtain it by next week Monday. Can I still make it?


Comment Text*y is Neco certificate took longer time before out compare to waec is alarming


After the examination will the result of the neco be out before admission

Nathaniel akong

Can I register for neco in a cybercafer and make good result

Muritala Esther Omowunmi

But other school are collecting 35k for neco
Y is it like that


is neco regestration in-progres or out-coming?

mustapha bedemasi

Comment Text thanks it help a lot

bedemasi mustapha

Comment Text*thanks it help a lot


Which month is neco registration taking off

opeyemi akintola

when is neco starting

Excel samuel

Ok pls intimate me.immediately they start registration .



Mark stella

Has neco registration started and when is it ending?


Please sir, when will NECO Start


When will the time table for neco will be out

Adebisi warees

Can person neco and neco gce together as one sitting


OK, what are the things required to register for NECO


please, is WAEC result needed for the registration of NECO


Pls can I have your WhatsApp contact?

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