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BECE Timetable For JSS3 2020/2021 And Grading System

The BECE timetable for the basic certificate examination (JSS 3) has been released by the NECO. According to the Council, the examination will commence Monday 24th of August and end on the 4th of September 2020.

Therefore candidates who are asking for when Junior WAEC 2020 will start, the exam will start on 24th August, 2020.

Latest Update: The FG has rolled out schedule for the Basic Examination Certificate Examination for JSS 3 conducted by NECO, and the exam will start on the 24th of August and end on the 4th of September 2020.

To download the New official BECE timetable for 2020 in PDF, Click here

All candidates writing BECE 2019 should take note of the following:

  • Practical in Business Studies as well as Basic Science & Technology (BST) should be in sets where the number of candidates is large and the equipment cannot go round. However, the practical examination should not exceed 5.00pm. Computers can be used in place of manual Typewriters for Business Studies.
  • Albinos and Blind Candidates are to be given 30mins extra time in all subjects.
  • Blind Candidates must make use of NECO-supplied OBR Customised Braille Sheet for the Examination.

BECE Timetable

Monday 24th August

  • Paper I: Objective: Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA) <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper II: Objective: Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA) <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon
  • Paper III: Practical: Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA) <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30 pm
  • Paper III: Practical: Business Studies <<>> 10.00am – 10.45am

Tuesday 25th August

  • Paper I: Objective: English Studies <<>> 10.00am – 11.20am
  • Paper II: Objective: English Studies <<>> 11.20am – 12.00noon
  • Paper III: Essay: English Studies <<>> 2.30pm – 3.00pm

Wednesday 26th August

  • Paper I: Objective: Basic Science and Technology (BST) <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper II: Objective: Basic Science and Technology (BST) <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon
  • Paper I: Objective: Pre-Vocational Studies (PVS) <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper II: Objective: Pre-Vocational Studies (PVS) <<>> 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Thursday 27th August

  • Paper I: Objective: National Values Education (NVE) <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper II: Objective: National Values Education (NVE) <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon
  • Paper I: Objective: Business Studies <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper II: Objective: Business Studies <<>> 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Friday 28th August

  • Paper I: Objective: Arabic Language <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper II: Objective: Arabic Language <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon

Saturday 29th May

  • Paper III:  Practical: Business Studies <<>> 10:00 am – 10:20 am

Monday 31st August

  • Paper I: Objective: Mathematics <<>> 10.00am – 11.20am
  • Paper II: Objective: Mathematics <<>> 11.20am – 12.40pm
  • Paper III: Essay: Mathematics <<>> 2.30pm – 3.10pm

Tuesday 1st September

  • Paper IV: Drawing: Basic Science and Technology (BST) <<>> 10.00am – 10.45am
  • Paper I: Objective: Hausa L2 <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper I: Objective: Igbo L2 <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper I: Objective: Yoruba L2 <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Wednesday 2nd September

  • Paper III: Computer Practical: Basic Science and Technology (BST) <<>> 10.00am – 10.45am

Thursday 3rd September

  • Paper I: Objective: Christian Religious Studies <<>> 10:00am – 11:00am
  • Paper I: Objective: Islamic Religious Studies <<>> 10:00am – 11:00am
  • Paper II: Objective: Christian Religious Studies <<>> 11:00 – 12:00 noon
  • Paper II: Objective: Islamic Religious Studies <<>> 11:00 – 12:00 noon
  • Paper I: Objective: French Language <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper II: Objective: French Language <<>> 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Friday 4th September

  • Paper I: Objective: Hausa L1 <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper I: Objective: Igbo L1 <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper I: Objective: Yoruba L1 <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper I: Objective: Edo L1 <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper I: Objective: Efik L1 <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper I: Objective: Ibibio L1 <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper II: Objective: Hausa L1 <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon
  • Paper II: Objective: Igbo L1 <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon
  • Paper II: Objective: Yoruba L1 <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon
  • Paper II: Objective: Edo L1 <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon
  • Paper II: Objective: Efik L1 <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon
  • Paper II: Objective: Ibibio L1 <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon

SCHOOLS AND CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

* Practical in Business Studies as well as Basic Science & Technology (BST) should be in sets where the number of candidates is large and the equipment cannot go round. However, the practical      examination should not exceed 5.00pm. Computers can be used in place of Typewriters for Business Studies.

* Albinos and Blind Candidates are to be given 30mins extra time in all subjects.

* Blind Candidates must make use of NECO-supplied OBR Customised Braille Sheet for the Examination

BECE Grading System

NECO conducts for Federal Unity Colleges and other allied institutions. BECE certificate replaces the primary school certificate as the first school leaving certificate.

The BECE grading system is as follows:

  • A – Distinction
  • B – Upper Credit
  • C – Lower Credit
  • P – Pass
  • F – Fail

Read: How to check BECE result

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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