Common Entrance Exam Date 2022

National Common Entrance Exam Date is Out

Now is the time to fill out the federal common entry registration form 2022. The National Examination Council (NECO) is accepting applications from adequately qualified applicants for the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) for admission into Federal Government Unity Colleges’ Junior Secondary School (JSS1) for the academic year 2022/2023.

NCEE Common Entrance 2022 Eligibility.

  • Pupils in the final year of primary school who will not be under the age of ten by September 2022.
  • All candidates must now select a school from one of the country’s six (6) geopolitical zones.
  • The tests are only open to students in their final year of primary school.

How To Register for National Common Entrance 2022.

The registration process is entirely online. What is the cost of a standard admission form? Read on to find out more.

a. Candidates within Nigeria;

Heads of Primary Schools should contact their respective State Ministries of Education or NECO State Offices to obtain Scratch Cards at a cost of N4,500.00 (two thousand five hundred naira) plus N50.00 (fifty naira) per candidate, payable into the NECO Treasury Single Account (TSA) in any Commercial Bank.

Private candidates can also get scratch cards from NECO State Offices across the country for N4,500.00 (two thousand five hundred naira) plus N50.00 (fifty naira) after depositing funds into the NECO Treasury Single Account (TSA) in any Commercial Bank.

b. Overseas Candidates (Europe and other overseas Countries);

After depositing $400.00 into the NECO Treasury Single Account (TSA) in any of the Commercial Banks, High Commissions, Embassies, or Consulates should pick up scratch cards from the nearest NECO State Office. Candidates from outside the country should be aware that examination centers are only available within the country.

c. Online Registration Procedure:

  • Parents should register their children at
  • The registration cost must be paid.
  • Complete the application.
  • After that, submit the form and print the acknowledgement slip.

NOTE: After the examination, you will not be able to change your name, date of birth, or state of origin.

Please use a genuine and active email address while registering, as you will be required to validate your email address. With an inactive email, you will be unable to proceed.

d. Candidates must pick between the First (1st) and Second (2nd) Choice Federal Government Unity Colleges.

Candidates who are blind must register in the same manner as everyone else. They must, however, notify the NECO State Officer of the State in which they want to write the examination at least three weeks before the examination date.

NCEE Common Entrance Exam Date & Timetable.

When does the common admission exam take place? The NECO National Common Entrance Exam Date has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 23, 2022.

NOTE: If the time on the question paper differs from the time on the timetable, the time on the question paper must be followed.

  • Candidates who are albinos or blind will be given an extra 30 minutes at the end of each paper.
  • For the exam, blind candidates must use the NECO-supplied OBR Customized braille sheet.

The examination will consist of the following:
Part A – Mathematics and Basic Science
Part B – English and Social Studies.

Part A – Quantitative and Vocational Aptitude
Part B – Verbal Aptitude.

NCEE Closing Date:

The registration will end on 23rd April 2022.