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NECO GCE Timetable For 2023 SSCE External Candidate

NECO GCE timetable 2023 is out. The official NECO 2023 GCE timetable for November/December examination is out. The released NECO timetable will guide all GCE candidates on the schedule of their examinations. Dates ant time of papers to be written are available on this time table.

Some websites have posted different articles on the 2023 NECO November/December Timetable, some even posted last year’s timetable. The National Examination Council, NECO has however released their official timetable for the 2023 external exams.

NECO GCE Timetable 2017

NECO GCE Timetable 2023 for Nov/Dec Exams [Official]

Interested persons can bookmark this page for future reference, you can also print if you want to have a hard copy. This can help and guide candidates applying for the exam in setting up a plan for your reading and general preparations for the Examination.

SEE ALSO: NECO GCE Registration (Application Procedure)

The schedule on the 2023 NECO GCE timetable has it that examination will commence on Monday, 20TH November and end on Wednesday, 20TH December, 2023.

Monday 20th Nov.

  • French Paper IV (Oral) – Actual date and time will be fixed by the Council
  • Arabic Paper IV (Oral) – Actual date and time will be fixed by the Council

Tuesday 21st Nov.

  • Arabic Paper III (Objective) – 2.00 pm – 3.30 pm
  • Arabic Paper II (Essay & Literature) – 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Wednesday 22nd Nov.

  • Chemistry Paper I (Alternative to Practical) – 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Thursday 23rd Nov.

  • Christian Religious Studies Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm
  • Islamic Studies Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Friday 24th Nov.

  • Literature in English Paper II (Drama & Poetry) – 3.00 pm – 4.40 pm

Saturday 25th Nov.

  • Financial Accounting Paper III (Objective) – 10.00 am – 11.20 am
  • Financial Accounting Paper II (Theory & Practice) – 11.20 am – 1.50 pm
  • Health Education Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Monday 27th Nov.

  • Physics Paper I (Alternative to Practical) – 2.00 pm – 4.45 pm

Tuesday 28th Nov.

  • Biology Paper I (Alternative to Practical) – 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Wednesday 29th Nov.

  • Economics Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Thursday 30th Nov.

  • Technical Drawing Paper I Practical – 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
  • Physical Education Paper I (Theory of Practice) – 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Friday 1st Dec.

  • Agricultural Science Paper I (Alternative to Practical) – 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Saturday 2nd Dec.

  • General Mathematics Paper III (Objective) – 10.00 am – 11.45 am
  • General Mathematics Paper II (Essay) – 12.00 noon – 2.30 pm
  • Health Education Paper I (Test of Practical) – 3.45 pm – 5.15 pm

Monday 4th Dec.

  • Physics Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
  • Commerce Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Tuesday 5th Dec.

  • Technical Drawing Paper III & IV (Objective & Drawing) – 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm
  • Physical Education Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Wednesday 6th Dec.

  • Chemistry Paper II & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Thursday 7th Dec.

  • Data Processing Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
  • Store keeping Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 4.40 pm
  • Marketing Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 4.40 pm
  • Salesmanship Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 2.00 pm – 4.40 pm

Friday 8th Dec.

  • Literature in English Paper III (Objective) – 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm
  • Literature in English Paper IV (Prose) – 4.00 pm – 5.15 pm

Saturday 9th Dec.

  • Further Mathematics Paper III (Objective) – 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
  • Further Mathematics Paper II (Essay) – 12.10 pm – 2.40 pm
  • History Paper III & II (Objective & Essay) – 10.00 am – 12.00 noon

Monday 11th Dec.

  • Biology Paper III & II – 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Tuesday 12th Dec.

  • French Paper I – 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm
  • French Paper II – 3.00 pm – 4.45 pm

Wednesday 13th Dec.

  • Geography Paper III & I – 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Thursday 14th Dec.

  • Civic Education Paper III & II – 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Friday 15th Dec.

  • Geography Paper II – 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Saturday 16th Dec.

  • English Language Paper III – 10.00 am – 11.00 am
  • English Language Paper II – 11.15 am – 1.00 pm
  • English Language Paper IV – 1.15 pm – 2.00 pm
  • Data Processing Paper I – 3.15 pm – 5.00 pm

Monday 18th Dec.

  • Agricultural Science Paper III & II – 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Tuesday 19th Dec.

  • Government Paper III & II – 2.00 pm – 4.40 pm

Wednesday 20th Dec.

  • Hausa Paper III & II – 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
  • Igbo Paper III & II – 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
  • Yoruba Paper III & II – 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Candidates should confirm the specific Venues for Oral French, Arabic and Stenography I & IV from NECO State Office where they are sitting for the examination.NOTE:

  1. Candidates should come along with their Computers/Laptops for Stenography Paper I & IV to the specified venue.
  2. The Nigerian languages i.e. Hausa. Igbo and Yoruba include the Literature aspect
  3. Possession of GSM in Examination Hall is PROHIBITED.
  4. Bring of PROGRAMMABLE CALCULATOR is not allowed.
  5. BLIND CANDIDATES ARE TO SIT FOR THE EXAMINATION IN THEIR RESPECTIVE NECO STATE OFFICES AND MAKE USE OF THE SUPPLIED BRAILLE SHEET.
  6. THE ALBINOS AND BLIND CANDIDATES ARE TO BE GIVEN 30 MINUTES EXTRA TIME ACROSS ALL PAPERS.

You can also download the timetable as National Examination Council.

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  1. please I will appreciate if you could send 2015 GCE WAEC to me now or better still my email. thanks. Yemi.

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