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National Common Entrance 2020 Form, New Exam Date is Out

2020 National Common Entrance Registration Form & Exam Date Announced

Federal common entrance 2020 registration form is still available. The National Examination Council (NECO) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) for admission into Junior Secondary School (JSS1) of Federal Government Unity Colleges for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

NECO Common Entrance 2020 Eligibility:

  • Final year Pupils of Primary Schools who shall NOT be less than 10 years or more than 13 years by September, 2020.
  • Only Final year pupils of Primary Schools are eligible for the exams.

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How To Register for National Common Entrance 2020:

Registration is done strictly online. How much is common entrance form? read below.

a. Candidates within Nigeria;

  • Heads of Primary Schools should contact either their State Ministries of Education or NECO State Offices to obtain Scratch Cards at the rate of N2,500.00 (Two Thousand Five Hundred Naira) and Stamp Duty of N50.00 (Fifty Naira) only per Candidate, after payment into NECO Treasury Single Account (TSA) in any of the Commercial Banks.
  • Private Candidates can also obtain scratch cards from NECO State Offices Nationwide at the rate of N2,500.00 (Two Thousand Five Hundred naira) and Stamp Duty of N50.00 (Fifty Naira) per candidate, after payment into NECO Treasury Single Account (TSA) in any of the Commercial Banks.

b. Overseas Candidates (Europe and other overseas Countries);

High Commissions, Embassies or Consulates should collect scratch cards from the nearest NECO State Office after the payment of $400.00 into NECO Treasury Single Account (TSA) in any of the Commercial Banks. Overseas Candidates should Note that Examination Centres are only within the Country.

c. Online Registration Procedure:

  • Parents are to register their wards by visiting; https://ncee.neco.gov.ng
  • Pay the registration fee
  • Fill in the application
  • Then submit application and print the acknowledgment slip.

NOTE: Change of Name, Date of Birth and State of Origin will not be entertained after the conduct of the examination.

Please, ensure you use a valid and active email address while registering because you will need to verify the email. You will not be able to proceed with an inactive email.

d. Candidates are to choose any two of the Federal Government Unity Colleges i.e First (1st) and Second (2nd) Choice.

Blind Candidates: Blind candidates are to register like everyone. However, they are to notify the NECO State Officer of the State where they intend to write the examination not later than 3 weeks to the commencement of the examination.

NCEE Common Entrance Exam Date & Timetable:

Which day is the common entrance exam? The NECO National Common Entrance exam will now hold on Saturday 17th October, 2020.
This was made known by the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajuiba, during the announcement for reopening of schools for exit students after the Corona Virus (COVID-19) lock down.

Meanwhile registration for the examination continues.

NOTE: Where the time on the question paper differs from the time on this timetable, the time on the question paper should be strictly adhered to.
1. Albinos and Blind candidates are to be allowed 30 extra minutes at the end of each paper.
2. Blind candidates must make use of NECO supplied OBR Customized braille sheet for the examination.

The examination will consist of the following:
Part A – Mathematics and Basic Science
Part B – English and Social Studies.

Part A – Quantitative and Vocational Aptitude
Part B – Verbal Aptitude.

NCEE Closing Date:

The registration website is still open till further notice.

Full List of All Federal Unity Colleges in Nigeria:

Here is a full list of the 104 Federal Unity Colleges in Nigeria and their website / location address.


  • Federal Government College, Buni-Yadi.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Potiskum.
  • Federal Government College, Ganye.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Bauchi.
  • Federal Government College, Wukari.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Lassa.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Jalingo.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Jalingo.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Michika.
  • Federal Government College, Azare.
  • Federal Government College, Maiduguri.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Monguno.
  • Federal Government College, Billiri.
  • Federal Government College, Bajoga.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Yola.


  • Federal Government College, Jos.
  • Federal Government College, Keffi.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Rubochi.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Garki.
  • Federal Government College, Vandeikya.
  • Federal Government College, Ugwolawo.
  • Federal Government College, Minna.
  • Federal Government College, Suleja.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Bwari.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Kabba.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Omu Aran.
  • Federal Government College, Ilorin.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Bida.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Langtang.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Abaji.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Gboko.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Orozo.
  • Federal Science And Technical College Kuta, Shiroro.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Otobi.
  • Federal Government Girls College, New Bussa.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Otukpo.
  • Federal Government College, Kwali.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Keana.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Doma.


  • Federal Government College Sokoto.
  • Federal Science College, Sokoto.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Tambuwal.
  • Federal Government College, Kano.
  • Federal Government College, Daura.
  • Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri.
  • Federal Government College, Kiyawa.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Kazaure.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Minjibir.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Bakori.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Gwandu.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Gusau.
  • Federal Government College, Anka.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Zuru.
  • Federal Government College, Kaduna.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Zaria.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Kafanchan.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Dayi.


  • Federal Government College, Odogbolu.
  • Federal Government College, Ogbomoso.
  • Federal Government College, Ikirun.
  • Kings College, Lagos.
  • Queens College, Lagos.
  • Federal Government College, Ijanikin.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Akure.
  • Federal Government College, Idoani.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Ipetumodu.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Oyo.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Efon Alaye.
  • Federal Science and Technical College, Yaba.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Ilesha.
  • Federal Government College, Ikole.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Usi Ekiti.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Ikare Akoko.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Sagamu.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Ijebu Mushin.


  • Federal Government College, Port Harcourt.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Uromi.
  • Federal Government College Ikom.
  • Federal Science College, Ogoja.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Calabar.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Ibusa.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Benin.
  • Federal Government College, Ibillo.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Imiringi.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Tungbo.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Uyo.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Ahoada.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Ikot Obio-Itong.
  • Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Abuloma.
  • Federal Government College, Warri.
  • Federal Government College, Odi.


  • Federal Government College, Ohafia.
  • Federal Government College, Okposi.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Onitsha.
  • Federal Government College, Nise.
  • Federal Government College, Okigwe.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Umuahia.
  • Federal Government College, Enugu.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Lejja.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Owerri.
  • Federal Government Girls College, Ezzamgbo.
  • Federal Science And Technical College, Awka.
  • Federal Government College, Ohanso.

One of the core mandates of the National Examination Council (NECO) as espoused in the enabling Act is the conduct of the Senior School Certificate Examination for internal and external candidates. Other examinations conducted by the Council are: National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) and Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).


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