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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 on Monday 27th April and ends on Tuesday 12th May, 2020.

Therefore candidates who are asking for when Junior WAEC 2020 will start, the exam will start on Monday 27th April, 2020.

To download the 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 27th April

  • Paper III: Practical: Business Studies <<>> 10.00am – 10.45am

Tuesday 28th April

  • 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

Wednesday 29th April

  • 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

Thursday 30th April

  • 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
  • Paper I: Objective: Christian Religious Studies <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper I: Objective: Islamic Religious Studies <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper II: Objective: Christian Religious Studies <<>> 3.30pm – 4.30pm
  • Paper II: Objective: Islamic Religious Studies <<>> 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Monday 4th May

  • 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: Hausa L2 <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper I: Objective: Igbo L2 <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper I: Objective: Yoruba L2 <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Tuesday 5th May

  • Paper IV: Drawing: Basic Science and Technology (BST) <<>> 10.00am – 10.45am

Wednesday 6th May

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

Thursday 7th May

  • 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 8th May

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

Monday 11th May

  • Paper I: Objective: Pre-Vocational Studies (PVS) <<>> 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Paper II: Objective: Pre-Vocational Studies (PVS) <<>> 11.00am – 12.00noon
  • Paper I: Objective: French Language <<>> 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Paper II: Objective: French Language <<>> 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Tuesday 12th May

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

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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