Tue. Jul 26th, 2022

NECO Deploys Software for Grading of Students

The National Examination Council (NECO) has deployed cutting –edge software to ensure efficient grading of Students/candidates in its various examinations.

Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Profesor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, made this known in Minna during a press briefing to mark one year in office.

Speaking on the new grading system, Professor Wushishi, who listed several achievements recorded since assuming office, said the software would ensure precise grade value for every subject.

On the successes recorded in recent times in the conduct of the School based Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) and its external version, basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) as well as the National Common Entrance Examination of Unity Schools, Professor Wushishi, said he was able to put in place mechanisms to drastically reduce cases of malpractice and other challenges.

The NECO boss listed some of the measures to include the deployment of robust security surveillance for exam papers and officials, improved welfare mechanisms for staff and examiners, and use of foolproof software in the selection of NECO staff on monitoring duties, among others.

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