NECO NCEE Timetable for Unity Schools [29th April 2023] | JSS 1

NECO NCEE Timetable

NECO NCEE Timetable

National Examination Council (NECO) National Common Entrance [NCEE] Official Examination Time-Table into JSS1 of the Federal Government Unity Schools / Colleges for 2023/2024 Academic Session [Saturday 29th April, 2023].

This is to inform Parents/Guardian that the National Examination Council, NECO has announced the postponement of the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) Time-Table into JSS1 of Federal Government Unity Colleges for 2023/2024 academic session.

The National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) is a Nigerian exam that serves as a criterion for admission into federal government colleges. The exam is designed to assess the academic abilities of primary school pupils and ensure that they have the required knowledge to excel in secondary school.

The examination has been scheduled to hold on Saturday 29th April 2023 throughout the country.

Examinations will be conducted across the various National Common Entrance Examinations, NCEE Nationwide.

Following recent changes to the registration process, the 2022 NCEE registration is to be carried out strictly online on the new NECO corporate website

For detailed information on how to register candidate(s) click “Step by Step Guide” on


7:30am – 9:30am Validation of candidates, marking of attendance and Sanitization
9:30am – 9:40am Issuance of customized OMR answer sheets for Paper I to candidates
9:40am – 9:50am Issuance of Paper I Question papers to candidates
9:50am – 12:00pm Paper I
Part A – Mathematics and Basic Science & Technology
Part B – English and National Values Education
12:00pm – 12:55pm Break and Sanitization
12:55pm – 1:05pm Issuance of customized OMR answer sheets for Paper II to candidates
1:05pm – 1:15pm Issuance of Paper II Question papers to candidates
1:15pm – 2:35pm Paper II
Part A – Quantitative and Vocational Aptitude
Part B – Verbal Aptitude


  1. 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.
  2. Albinos and Blind candidates are to be allowed 30 extra minutes at the end of each paper.
  3. Blind candidates must make use of NECO-supplied OBR Customized braille sheet for the examination

Tips to Prepare for the NCEE Exam

Preparing for the NCEE Exam can be challenging, but with the right approach, students can excel. Here are some tips to help you prepare for the exam:

  1. Study the Syllabus: It is essential to understand the NCEE syllabus and cover all the topics.
  2. Practice with Past Questions: Past questions can give you an idea of what to expect in the exam and help you identify areas where you need to improve.
  3. Create a Study Schedule: A study schedule can help you stay organized and manage your time effectively.
  4. Take Mock Exams: Mock exams can help you identify areas where you need to improve and give you a sense of what the actual exam will be like.

Pros and Cons of NCEE Exam Timetable


  1. Provides a level playing field for all primary school pupils, regardless of their background.
  2. Can serve as a measure of academic performance for admission into federal government colleges.
  3. Helps pupils identify areas where they need to improve and work on their weaknesses.
  4. Encourages healthy competition among pupils.


  1. Can cause stress and anxiety in pupils.
  2. May not adequately measure a pupil’s true academic abilities.
  3. The exam format may not be suitable for all pupils, as some may excel in practical or vocational skills rather than academics.

Frequently Asked Questions about NCEE Exam Timetable

Q: When is the NCEE Exam Timetable 2023 going to be released?

A: The NCEE Exam Timetable 2023 has not been released yet, but the exam is expected to take place in April 2023.

Q: How do I prepare for the NCEE Exam?

A: To prepare for the NCEE Exam, study the syllabus, practice with past questions, create a study schedule, and take mock exams.

Q: Can I change the subject I registered for in NCEE Exam?

A: No, you cannot change the subject you registered for in NCEE Exam.

Q: How can I check my NCEE Exam Result?

A: The results of the NCEE Exam are usually released a few weeks after the exam. You can check your result on the NCEE official website.

Q: Is the NCEE Exam only for admission into federal government colleges?

A: Yes, the NCEE Exam is specifically designed for admission into federal government colleges in Nigeria.

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