The National Examinations Council on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 released the November/December 2014 examinations results which recorded remarkable improvement over the previous examinations conducted by the body.
The results recorded a 52.94% credit pass in English Language and 55.37% credit pass in Mathematics.
While announcing the results at the Council’s National Headquarters in Minna, Niger State, the Registrar and chief executive officer of NECO, Prof. Promise Nwackukwu Okpala, noted that the 2014 performance was better than previous years.
Okpala pointed out that 63,445 registered for the examinations, out of which 61,386 sat for the exams, with 30.57% candidates recording five credits pass and above.
Other results showed that 53,848 sat for Biology, with 26,947 passing at credit level, representing 50.04 per cent; Chemistry had 28,250 candidates, with 14,8585 pass at credit level, representing 51.62 per cent; 28,222 sat for Physics, with 57 pass at credit level, representing 0.20 per cent.
Also, 1,753 sat for Further Mathematics, while 395 passed at credit level, representing 22.53 per cent; Agricultural Science had 41,080 candidates, with 12,006 pass at credit level, representing 29.22 per cent.
Meanwhile only 620 cases of malpractices were recorded during the examination.
Okpala advised students to shun all forms of examination malpractices, adding that the Council are tirelessly making efforts to eradicate all forms of examinations malpractices in the country.