NECO Timetable For 2023/2024 July/August (PDF Download)

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released its official timetable for the 2023/2024 July/August internal exams. In this post, we will show you the correct PDF copy of the NECO Timetable for the 2023 exams, both for Science and Art students.

Kindly note that the National Examination Council, NECO SSCE (Internal) 2023/2024 Examination Timetable fot SS3 students is also available in PDF format and can be viewed on the NECO portal. However, we have made it easier for you to view it on this page.

Also, please note that NECO exams usually commence one or two weeks after the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). You may like to check the WAEC official timetable.

When is NECO starting in 2023?

According to the NECO 2023 Timetable, the examination will begin on Monday, July 3, 2023 to Friday, August 4th, 2023. Please, ignore rumor of postponment, as the commencement date remains July 3rd.

Details of NECO Timetable 2023 for July/August

It’s important to note that NECO SSCE internal exam has about seventy six (76) subjects. The minimum number of subjects a candidate can sit for is eight (8), while maximum is nine (9).


View/download PDF copy of NECO Timetable 2023 for Science, Art and Commercial Students

Beneath the pictures is a link to download the NECO time table PDF copy:

NECO Timetable For 2023


Download NECO Timetable 2023


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After downloading the PDF copy, proceed to read important information below.

NECO Registration

Registration usually start from December and closes May (from past experience) but this could change depending on government’s policy on education.

NECO Timetable

After the West African Examination Council (WEAC) have released its own time table and closing of all registration process across the country, the NECO examination body will then release exam timetable, which include examination dates and time for all subjects.

Exam Type

The NECO Senior Secondary examination is of two types:

  • The Internal NECO exam, and
  • Private NECO.

The NECO Internal exam is the type designed for students in senior secondary school. Therefore, one must be a student of accredited schools before he/she can sit for it.

Private NECO exam also known as NECO GCE. it is the type designed for students who are not officially or academically attached to any school. Candidates register as private individual and were given a specific exam number and centre.


The release of the NECO Timetable for the 2023/2024 July/August internal exams is an important milestone for students preparing for these examinations. The availability of the timetable in PDF format provides convenience and accessibility for both Science and Art students.

Furthermore, the NECO SSCE (Internal) 2023/2024 Examination Timetable for SS3 can be easily accessed on the NECO portal or through this page, making it easier for students to plan and prepare effectively.

It is worth noting that the NECO exams typically commence one week after the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE), emphasizing the significance of proper time management and coordination between the two examination bodies.

By providing students with a comprehensive and well-structured timetable, NECO aims to facilitate a smooth examination process, allowing students to showcase their knowledge and skills confidently.

We encourage all students to diligently follow the NECO timetable, make use of available resources, and stay focused on their preparations to achieve success in their examinations.

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