NECO GCE 2016 Statistics: Over 60% Credits In Maths, English

The National Examinations Council (NECO) GCE result statistics for 2016 has been released. The NECO General Certificate of Education 2016 statistics has it that over 60% of candidates have Credits Passes in Mathematics and English Language.

The examination council, while announcing the release of the 2016 GCE result, gave the details of the examination stats in terms of pass rate, examination malpractices and withheld results.

NECO GCE Result 2016 Statistics: Over 60% Credits In Maths, English Language

The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, who announced this in Minna, said a total of 47,941 candidates registered, out of which 47,118 sat for the examinations, and the number of candidates with five credits including Mathematics and English Language put at 28,530 (60.55%).

Out of 46,024 candidates that sat for English language, 33,303 representing 72.34% obtained credit pass, while out of the 45,574 that sat for Mathematics, a total of 39,454 candidates got credit pass representing 86.54%.

Analysis of students’ performance at state level with five credits and above, including Mathematics and English shows Ogun state topping the chat with 91.13% while Zamfara state records the worst result with only 59 candidates obtaining 5 credits and above representing 25.65%.

While putting the number of candidates with malpractice cases at 7,699 representing16.3%, Abia state records the highest case with 953 candidates representing 12.37%, with Edo state as least state in malpractices recording only 8 case representing 0.10%. English has the highest case with 1,162 candidates involved.

(NGScholars)

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