NCEE Timetable 2024

NCEE Timetable – The National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) is for admission into Junior Secondary School (JSS 1) of Federal Government Unity Colleges.

The aim or purpose of this examination is to select qualified candidates from every state of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for admission into Federal Unity colleges.

In this piece, you will see the NCEE registration procedure, the complete and detailed NCEE Timetable for NCEE 2024, and the NCEE result-checking procedure. Read on!

ELIGIBILITY: Only final-year pupils of Primary School who shall not be less than TEN (10) years old by September of the examination year are qualified to write the examination.

How to Register Your Candidate(s) for NCEE 2024

The registration fee for the 2024 NCEE is Four Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Naira (₦4,750.00) only, per candidate.

The 2024 NCEE registration is strictly online and can ONLY be done on the NECO corporate website.

To register candidate(s) for NCEE, Head Teachers, Parents, or Guardians must:

  1. Ensure the computer or mobile device/gadget that will used for registration is well connected to the internet.
  2. Open the device’s web browser [Recommended browsers: Chrome and Mozilla Firefox].
  3. Then, visit
  4. Create an online account (if you don’t have an account).
  5. Activate the account.
  6. Now, make payment (Bank Transfer should be avoided).
  7. Register candidate(s).
  8. Then, print photo card.

Please Note the following information:

  • Each center has a maximum of 250 candidates. Once the center is full, you can no longer select that center.
  • Payment for the National Common Entrance Examination is done on the NECO portal.
  • Change of Examination Center as well as change of both Name and Passport will not be entertained after registering a candidate online.
  • Qualified candidates that chose oversubscribed Colleges are liable to be placed at any available alternative College, according to the carrying capacities of the Federal Unity Colleges.

NCEE Timetable 2024

NCEE DATE: Saturday 1st June, 2024

The NCEE 2024 timetable is laid out in the table below:

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


  • 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.
  • Albinos and Blind candidates will be allowed 30 extra minutes at the end of each paper.
  • Blind candidates must make use of NECO supplied OBR Customized braille sheet for the examination.
  • Bringing into the examination hall electronic communication devices/gadgets (scientific and programmable calculators, mobile phones, iPads, tablets, smart wristwatches/glasses/pens etc.) is strictly prohibited.
  • Use of simple calculator is allowed.

How to Check NCEE Results

The new NECO Results online system offers a convenient way to check all NECO examination results. Once results are released, it will be made available via the NECO Results system (

Note: Candidates do not require a token to check common entrance results.

Now, here is how to check NCEE results:

  1. Open your device’s web browser [Recommended browsers: Chrome and Mozilla Firefox].
  2. Visit
  3. Select your examination year.
  4. Select your examination type (that is, NCEE).
  5. Enter your Registration number.
  6. Click or tap on the Check Result button.
  7. Now, view your result.

Also check: NECO Results 2023/2024 | How to Check 2023 NECO Result Online

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