The 2020/2021 National Common Entrance NECO Examination results have been released.
Students who sat for the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination can now check their results.
The Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Godswill Obioma, while presenting the results to the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, Monday, in Abuja, said a total of 70,580 candidates sat for the examination nationwide, out of which 24,416 candidates passed, scoring a minimum of 66.
Three students got the highest scores, Umeonyiagu Chinua Crucifixion, Anambra scored 199, Onwuamanam Udochukwu, Enugu scored 198 while Salaam Mariam Aderemilekun, Lagos scored 197 respectively.
16,713 candidates were said to be absent from the examination due to the END SARS protests that rocked the country recently.
Adamu noted that with the Unity Colleges now 110, admissions carrying capacity has been shored up to 26,625 for the current academic year, 720 slots were added with the establishment of six more Federal Science and Technical Colleges across the six geopolitical zones.