The date and guidelines for the conduct of National Examinations Council 2020 examinations has been released on Tuesday.

This development was stated in a press statement titled, “Making the Conduct Of Public Examinations Work in the COVID-19 Era”, by the NECO Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Prof Godswill Obioma, on Tuesday; The Punch reports.

In the statement, it was stated that, “NECO SSCE will take place on Monday 5th October 2020 to Wednesday 18th November 2020 while NECO NCEE for admission of JSS1 students into Federal Unity Colleges will hold on Saturday 17th October 2020.

“In addition, NECO has scheduled the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (re-sit) to take place on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th November 2020 for the prescribed relevant subjects.

“The BECE for JSS 3 students will start on August 24 and end on September 7.

“The National Business and Technical Examination Board examinations will start on September 21 and end on October 15.”

Also, it was disclosed in the statement that, the BECE timetable was compressed to terminate on the 4th of September to reduce cost.