The National Examinations Council (NECO) has rescheduled its 2021 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into federal unity colleges earlier billed for May 29.
Azeez Sani, NECO’s head of information and public relations division, broke the news in a statement on Wednesday.
According to Sani, the exam will now hold on June 5.
He said the measure was to allow states with low registration of candidates to register more applicants.
Sani enjoined candidates, parents, guardians, and relevant stakeholders to take note of the new date for the examination and ensure they register before the deadline.
“The National Examinations Council (NECO) has rescheduled the 2021 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Federal Unity Colleges to Saturday 5th June, 2021 as approved by the Federal Ministry of Education,” the statement read.
“The Examination which was initially scheduled for Saturday 29th May, 2021, was rescheduled to give states with low registration of candidates the opportunity to register their candidates for the examination.
“All candidates, parents, guardians and relevant stakeholders are therefore enjoined to take note of the new date for the examination. The registration of candidates will continue till the new date.”
Sani added that the registration of candidates would continue until the new date of the examination.
He called on candidates, parents and guardians to download the new examination timetable from the council’s website: www.neco.gov.ng.