Abuja- The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the June/July 2015 results with a pass rate improvement of 16 per cent.
The NECO Registrar, Abdulrashid Garba, who announced the results on Thursday in Minna, said that 68.56 per cent of candidates got more than five credits, including Mathematics and English Language, this year.
He said the 2015 result was an improvement on 2014 when 52.29 per cent got above five credits.
Garba said that 969,491 candidates wrote the examination out of 969 991 who registered.
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He said that 0.11 per cent cases of malpractice was recorded, adding that the results of candidates involved have been cancelled.
The registrar said that the council was able to sustain its timely release of results in less than 60 days from the date the last paper was written.
“The 2015 examinations result was released within 60 days after the final paper. This shows a great success achieved by the council.
“Lists of schools which were involved in examination malpractice have been blacklisted and the results of students who wrote in such centres have been cancelled,” he said.
Mr. Garba called on candidates who sat for the examination to access their results on NECO Website.