NECO GCE Timetable 2023/2024 (SSCE External).
Are you getting ready for the 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) External by the National Examinations Council (NECO)? Have you marked all the examination dates and subjects on your calendar? Don’t waste time searching through pages, as the complete NECO GCE timetable is right at your fingertips! Make sure you are well-prepared for success by diving in and checking out the timetable today. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has officially announced the timetable for the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for 2023. This essential guide is for candidates sitting for the examination, ensuring they are adequately prepared and informed about their respective subjects and examination slots.
NECO GCE Timetable 2023/2024 (SSCE External).
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|DATE||PAPER CODE||SUBJECT AND PAPER TITLE||DURATION||TIME|
|Monday 20th Nov.||4104 4114||French Paper IV (Oral) Arabic Paper IV (Oral)||Actual date and time will be fixed by the Council|
|Tuesday 21st Nov.||4113 4112||Arabic Paper III (Objective) Arabic Paper II (Essay & Literature)||1hr 30mins 2hrs||2.00 pm – 3.30 pm 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm|
|Wednesday 22nd Nov.||2021||Chemistry Paper I (Alternative to Practical)||2hrs||2.00 pm – 4.00 pm|
|Thursday 23rd Nov.||4013&4012 4023&4022||Christian Religious Studies Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) Islamic Studies Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||2hrs 30mins 2hrs 30mins||2.00 pm – 4.30 pm 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm|
|Friday 24th Nov.||4092||Literature in English Paper II (Drama & Poetry)||1hr 40mins||3.00 pm – 4.40 pm|
|Saturday 25th Nov.||5023 5022 2053&2052||Financial Accounting Paper III (Objective) Financial Accounting Paper II (Theory & Practice) Health Education Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||1hr 20mins 2hrs 30mins 2hrs||10.00 am – 11.20 am 11.20 am – 1.50 pm 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm|
|Monday 27th Nov.||2031||Physics Paper I (Alternative to Practical)||2hrs 45mins||2.00 pm – 4.45 pm|
|Tuesday 28th Nov.||2011||Biology Paper I (Alternative to Practical)||2hrs||2.00 pm – 4.00 pm|
|Wednesday 29th Nov||4083&4082||Economics Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||3hrs||2.00 pm – 5.00 pm|
|Thursday 30th Nov.||3011 2071||Technical Drawing Paper I Practical Physical Education Paper I (Theory of Practice)||3hrs 2hrs||2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm|
|Friday 1st Dec.||2061||Agricultural Science Paper I (Alternative to Practical)||1hr 30mins||3.00 pm – 4.30 pm|
|Saturday 2nd Dec.||1023 1022 2051||General Mathematics Paper III (Objective) General Mathematics Paper II (Essay) Health Education Paper I (Test of Practical)||1hr 45mins 2hrs 30mins 1hr 30mins||10.00 am – 11.45 am 12.00 noon – 2.30 pm 3.45 pm – 5.15 pm|
|Monday 4th Dec.||2033&2032 5033&5032||Physics Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) Commerce Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||3hrs 2hrs 40mins||2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 2.00 pm – 4.40 pm|
|Tuesday 5th Dec.||3013/3014 2073&2072||Technical Drawing Paper III & IV (Objective & Drawing) Physical Education Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||2hrs 30 mins 2hrs||2.00 pm – 4.30 pm 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm|
|Wednesday 6th Dec.||2023&2022||Chemistry Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||3hrs||2.00 pm – 5.00 pm|
|Thursday 7th Dec.||6273/6272 6283&6282 6333&6332 6343&6342||Data Processing Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) Store keeping Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) Marketing Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) Salesmanship Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||3hrs 2hrs 40mins 2hrs 40mins 2hrs 40mins||2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 2.00 pm – 4.40 pm 2.00 pm – 4.40 pm 2.00 pm – 4.40 pm|
|Friday 8th Dec.||4093 4094||Literature in English Paper III (Objective) Literature in English Paper IV (Prose)||1hr 1hr 15mins||3.00 pm – 4.00 pm 4.00 pm – 5.15 pm|
|Saturday 9th Dec.||2043 2042 4053&4052||Further Mathematics Paper III (Objective) Further Mathematics Paper II (Essay) History Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||2hrs 2hrs 30mins 3hrs||10.00 am – 12.00 noon 12.10 pm – 2.40 pm 10.00 am – 12.00 noon|
|Monday 11th Dec.||2013&2012||Biology Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||2hrs 30mins||2.00 pm – 4.30 pm|
|Tuesday 12th Dec.||4101 4102||French Paper I (Written Comprehension) French Paper II (Written Expression)||1hr 1hr 45mins||2.00 pm – 3.00 pm 3.00 pm – 4.45 pm|
|Wednesday 13th Dec.||4063&4061||Geography Paper III & I (Objective & Practical)||2hrs 30mins||2.00 pm – 4.30 pm|
|Thursday 14th Dec.||1033&1032||Civic Education Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||3hrs||2.00 pm – 5.00 pm|
|Friday 15th Dec.||4062||Geography Paper II (Essay)||2hrs||3.00 pm – 5.00 pm|
|Saturday 16th Dec.||1013 1012 1014 6271||English Language Paper III (Objective) English Language Paper II (Essay) English Language Paper IV (Test of Orals) Data Processing Paper I (Alternative to Practical)||1hr 1hr 45mins 45mins 1hr 45mins||10.00 am – 11.00 am 11.15 am – 1.00 pm 1.15 pm – 2.00 pm 3.15 pm – 5.00 pm|
|Monday 18th Dec.||2063&2062||Agricultural Science Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||2hrs 30mins||2.00 pm – 4.30 pm|
|Tuesday 19th Dec.||4073&4072||Government Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||2hrs 40mins||2.00 pm – 4.40 pm|
|Wednesday 20th Dec||4123&4122 4133&4132 4143&4142||Hausa Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) Igbo Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) Yoruba Paper III & II (Objective & Essay)||3hrs 3hrs 3hrs||2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm|
Notable Instructions for Candidates
- Candidates should confirm the specific venues for Oral French and Arabic Paper IV from NECO State Office where they are sitting for the examination.
- The Nigerian Languages i.e. Hausa. Igbo and Yoruba include the Literature aspect.
- iii. BLIND CANDIDATES are to sit for the examination in their respective NECO State Offices and make use of the supplied Braille Sheets.
- iv. The ALBINOS AND BLIND CANDIDATES are to be given 30 minutes extra time across all papers and all subjects
- v. Use of Scientific Calculator is allowed.
- vi. BRINGING INTO THE EXAMINATION HALL ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION GADGETS (PROGRAMMABLE CALCULATORS, MOBILE PHONES, IPADS, TABLETS, SMART WRIST WATCHES/GLASSES/PENS ETC) ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
- vii. For Technical Drawing I and IV, candidates should come with their drawing instruments and materials.
- viii. CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT SIT FOR PRACTICAL (PAPER 1 & IV) WILL NOT HAVE RESULT IN THE SUBJECT.
Preparation Tips for Success
- Plan Ahead: Use the timetable to plan your revision schedule. Prioritise subjects you find challenging.
- Practice with Past Papers: Familiarise yourself with the question format and improve your time management skills.
- Stay Updated: Always check for any changes or updates regarding the examination schedule.
- Adhere to Instructions: Ensure you understand and follow all instructions provided.
The National Examinations Council wishes all candidates success in their exams. Following the NECO GCE Timetable for 2023/2024 (SSCE External) and instructions will ensure a smooth process. Preparation is key to success. Stay informed and good luck!
If you need further clarification or have any questions, please refer to the official NECO website or contact the nearest NECO State Office.