The Federal Government says the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) for SS3 pupils will commence on October 5.
The examination will end on November 18, 2020.
Also, National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) examinations will start on September 21.
It will end on October 15, 2020.
Emeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education, announced the dates at the end of a two-day meeting with Chief Executives of examination bodies.
Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education (FMoE), Ben Goong, made the announcement.
Furthermore, the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Unity Colleges will hold on October 17, 2020.
The Basic Education Certificate Examinations, (BECE) for JSS 3 pupils also conducted by NECO, will start on August 24 and end on September 7, 2020.
However, registration for the NECO (SSCE), which is on-going, will end on the 10 of September, 2020 with no option of extension.
The management of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), has announced the indefinite postponement of the 2020 May/June ordinary level certificate examinations of the Board.
The Management announced the postponement in a statement signed by its Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe.
It cited the coronavirus disease which has continued unabated, as reason for the indefinite postponement of the examinations.
It however said that registration for the examinations continues.
“The 2020 May/June series of the NABTEB certificate examinations, which are for in-school candidates, originally scheduled to begin on Monday, 4th May, 2020, have now been postponed on account of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ravaging the whole world.
“A new date will be announced in due course.
“Meanwhile, registration for the examinations continues.
“NABTEB enjoins candidates to continue to positively and productively engage in their studies through e-learning resources made available through radio and television and other safe means while they await further information from the Board,” the statement said.