FG Reduces JAMB, NECO Registration Fees.
Latest news coming to our desk has it that the Federal Government has approved the reduction of the registration fees for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organized by JAMB and the National Examination Council (NECO) Senior School Certificate Exam (SSCE) and Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
The approval was granted during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the State House Villa, Abuja.
Speaking after the meeting, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said from January next year, prospective students are to pay N3,500 for JAMB as against N5,000.
For the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) being conducted by NECO, he said prospective students are to pay N9,850 as against N11,350.
The Minister added that BECE fee has been slashed down to N4,000 from N5,500.
More details to follow…