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#iPGN: NECO releases June/July 2014 results, candidates improve in Mathematics, English

The National Examinations Council on Wednesday released the June/July 2014 results with remarkable improvement of candidates performance in key subjects.

The candidates recorded 72.58 per cent  credit pass in English Language and 69.49 per cent credit pass in Mathematics.

The Registrar and the Chief Executive Officer of the body, Prof. Nwackukwu Okpala, while announcing the results in Minna, noted that  the results showed marked improvement  on the previous exams conducted between 2012 and 2013.

He pointed out that 989, 622  registered for the examinations, out of whom, 978,886 actually sat for the papers.

An analysis of other core subjects indicated that 783,975 sat for Biology with 531,784 pass at credit level, representing 67.83 per cent; Chemistry had 418,785 candidates with 305,120 pass at credit level, representing  72.86 per cent; 418,440 sat for Physics with 290,310 pass at credit level, representing 69.38 per cent.

Also, 19,067 sat for Further Mathematics while12,827 passed at credit level, representing 67.27 per cent; Agricultural Science had 500,897 candidates with 347,834 pass at credit level, representing 69.44 per cent .

Okpala stated that an analysis of the examination showed that only 0.44 per cent  of those who sat for the examination were involved in malpractices.

Posted From iProdigy Group Nigeria(Dabibi Ori-ibim’s Blog).


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