The Registrar/Chief Executive has directed that 2014 BECE should begin on Saturday 10th May 2014 with the subject on the timetable (BUSINESS STUDIES III-TYPEWRITING).
BASIC EDUCATION CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION (BECE)
The Subjects for Thursday 8th May 2014 will NOW be written on the 23rd of May while that of Friday 9th will be written on the 24th of May
The timing will now be:
For Friday, PHE I 3:00pm-4:00pm while PHE II will be 4:15pm-5:15pm
For Saturday, Computer Studies I the time will be 2:30pm-3:30pm while Computer Studies II will be 3:45pm-4:45pm
The Timing for the Morning Papers for French and Business Studies remains the same.
To transit from the ninth year of the basic education class to the senior secondary, the BECE is conducted for candidates in their third year of the Junior Secondary School. While each state of the federation and the FCT conducts the BECE for its candidates, NECO conducts the BECE for Federal Unity Colleges, Armed Forces Secondary Schools and other Federal establishments operating Secondary schools. Private Secondary schools also take part in the NECO BECE provided they are permitted by their State Ministries of Education. Twenty two subjects are administered at the BECE level. A candidate is expected to sit for a minimum of ten subjects and a maximum of thirteen. A candidate is deemed to have passed the BECE if he/she has passes in six subjects including English and Mathematics.
The grading system is as follows:
A - Distinction
C - Credit
P - Pass
F - Fail