NECO SSCE Practical Specimens and Instructions to School for 2023/2024

2022 neco gce answers 2022 neco gce questions and answers 2022 neco gce runz 2022 neco gce expo 2022 neco gce chokes

The National Examination Council (NECO) has officially released its practical Specimen/ Instructions to schools in preparation for the NECO 2023 June/July SSCE for school candidates. The 2023 NECO Practical specimen is out and can be accessed below.

2023 NECO Agricultural Science Practical Specimen/ Instructions to School

1. Great care should be taken to ensure that the information given below does not reach the candidates either directly or indirectly before the examination.

2 (a) The provision of specimens, materials, and equipment for the examination is your responsibility.

(b)i. Each candidate should be provided with the following specimens labelled accordingly:

A – HAND FORK
B – DIBBER
C – CROSS STAFF
D – CAST NET
E – FEEDING TROUGH
F – LOAMY SOIL
G – CLAYEY SOIL
H – SANDY SOIL
I – EARTHWORM
J – TERMITE
K – GRASSHOPPER
L – BEAN WEEVIL
M – MEALYBUG
N – ANIMAL SKIN
O – TICK
P – ROUNDWORM

ii. Where a specimen is not readily available in sufficient quantity, it should be shared between small groups of candidates.

3. REPORT FORM
The report form is provided separately on which the following information must be stated:
(a) Details of the specimens and materials provided,
(b) Any difficulty experienced by candidates especially if the examiner would not be able to discover it from the scripts.

4. A completed report form must be enclosed in an envelope containing the scripts.

Also Read: How to Receive 2023 NECO Questions and Answers Midnight Before Exam

Recommended Links:

2023 NECO Midnight Questions and Answers

JUPEB Midnight Questions and Answers

2023 NECO 2022 SSCE Examination Timetable


 

2023 NECO Biology Practical Specimen/ Instructions to School

1. The information contained here is highly confidential. Therefore, efforts should be made to avoid candidates getting to know of this either directly or indirectly before the examination.

2. Each candidate should bring to the examination hall laboratory:
(a) sharpened pencil (HB)
(b) an eraser
(c) a ruler
(d) a sharp razor blade or scalpel or knife

3. The school should provide the following for the candidates:
(i) Iodine solution
(ii) Dropper
(iii) Million’s reagent

4. Candidates should be provided with the following specimens during the examination:

A – MICROSCOPE
B – A RIPE MANGO FRUIT
C – TRANSVERSE SECTION OF TOMATO FRUIT
D – GROUNDNUT SEED (FRIED/DRIED)
E – MAIZE GRAIN
F – CARROT
G – IRISH POTATO (RAW)
H – WATER LILY
I – PRAWN
J – TILAPIA FISH
K – TADPOLE (8 – 9 WEEKS OLD)
L – SPIDER

5. If it is not possible to provide each candidate with all the specimens and apparatus, a set of specimens can be provided for groups of not more than ten (10) candidates.

TEACHER’S REPORT

(i) This report proforma should be released to the teacher who will set up the practicals for the candidates on the day of the examination.

(ii) A completed teacher’s report form must be enclosed in each envelope of scripts being returned to the Council.

(iii) On the report form, the teacher is requested to:
(a) Supply all necessary information with regard to the type of specimens provided.
(b) Report any general difficulty regarding the procurement of the specimen
(c) Report any particular problem experienced by any candidate during the examination.

Also Read: How to Receive 2023 NECO Questions and Answers Midnight Before Exam


 

2023 NECO Chemistry Practical Specimen/ Instructions to School

1. Great care should be taken to ensure that the information given below does not reach the candidates either directly or indirectly before the examination.

2. In addition to the apparatus and reagents expected to be available in a Secondary School Chemistry Laboratory, each candidate will require the following:

(a) One burette (50cm³)
(b) One pipette (20cm³/25 cm³), however, all candidates in a centre must use pipettes of the same volume
(c) The usual apparatus and reagents for qualitative work including
(i) Dilute sodium hydroxide solution
(ii) Dilute ammonia solution
(iii) Dilute hydrochloric acid
(iv) Distilled water
(v) Red and blue litmus paper
(vi) Barium chloride solution
(vii) Phenolphthalein
(viii) Calcium hydroxide solution
(ix) Methyl orange
(x) One boiling tube
(xi) Five test tubes
(xii) Filtration apparatus
(xiii) Source of heat

3. Each candidate should be supplied with the following: labelled Aₙ, Bₙ, Xₙ, and Yₙ where “n” is the candidate’s serial number.

(a) 150 cm of trioxonitrate(V) acid solution in a bottle labelled “Aₙ” The acid solution which should be the same for all candidates will contain 9.50cm³ of concentrated trioxonitrate(V) acid per dm³ of solution.

(b) 150cm³ of sodium trioxocabonate(IV) solution in a bottle labelled “Bₙ”. The solution which should be the same for all candidates will contain 4.20g of sodium trioxocabonate(IV) per dm³ of solution.

(c) One spatulaful of zinc (II) trioxocarbonate(IV) salt in a specimen bottle labelled “Xₙ”.

(d) One spatulaful of Aluminum chloride salt in a specimen bottle labelled “Yₙ”.

4. In all cases, more materials may be given if required.

5. The actual concentrations of Aₙ and Bₙ must be stated on the Subject Teacher’s report form, while the candidates should make use of the concentrations stated in the question paper.

6. Please do not substitute any substance or solution for those specified in these Specimen/ Instructions

ARRANGEMENT AND SERIAL NUMBERS OF CANDIDATES

7. Places for work by candidates in the laboratory should be numbered serially, and the candidates allotted these places strictly in order of their examination numbers

8. The number of every specimen supplied to each candidate should tally with his/her serial number. If a candidate is absent, his/her serial number must not be allotted to another candidate.

9. If candidates are divided into sets, the serial numbers should be continued through the sets to ensure that no serial number is repeated.

10. Ensure that the candidates record their serial numbers and their examination number on the cover pages of their answer booklets at the beginning of the examination.

TEACHER’S REPORT

11. Ensure that a completed Teacher’s Report Form is enclosed in each envelope of scripts. This report form is provided separately.

12. Carry out the titration required of the candidates in question 1 and record the titre values which should be at least, one decimal place in the spaces provided for these in the Teacher’s Report Form. Verify the titre values before recording them.

Also Read: How to Receive 2023 NECO Questions and Answers Midnight Before Exam


 

2023 NECO Computer Studies Practical Specimen/ Instructions to School

A. The school authority/administrator is expected to provide the following facilities in readiness for the 2022 2023 NECO SSCE Internal Examination for the candidates.

1. A well-ventilated computer laboratory to accommodate a sizeable number of students at once.

2. Stand-by generator with a capacitor to power all the systems. (Maximum 3.5 KVA)

3. Installation of application packages like Microsoft Word, Spreadsheet (Excel), Microsoft Access and CorelDraw

4. A reasonable number of printers to go around the candidates.

5. UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

B. COMPUTER SYSTEM SPECIFICATION

1. Hard Drive = 160GB – 320GB
2. RAM = 3GB
3. Processor = Pentium Chip
4. Processor Speed = 2.5MHz at least
5. Operating System Windows
6. USB ports = 2 to 4

NOTE:
(i) The maximum number of shifts must be three. Provide the number of computer systems for the candidates in conformity with the number of shifts.
For example, a school that has 120 candidates should have 120/3 = 40 computer systems.

(ii) In a school, where the number of computer systems cannot go round, candidates are allowed to use their personal computer systems (laptops), provided all required packages are installed.

(iii) Each candidate is expected to print out his/her hard copy(ies) for submission to the supervisor at the examination centre.

(iv) Where a candidate encounters any problem with the system, the teacher is to guide the candidate, but not to operate the system for the candidate.

(v) No content of a candidate’s work should be identical to that of any other candidate.

Also Read: How to Receive 2023 NECO Questions and Answers Midnight Before Exam


 

2023 NECO Data Processing Practical Specimen/ Instructions to School

A. The school authority/administrator is expected to provide the following facilities in readiness for the 2022 2023 NECO SSCE Internal Examination for the candidates.

1. A well-ventilated computer laboratory to accommodate a sizeable number of students at once.

2. Stand-by generator with a capacitor to power all the systems. (Maximum 3.5 KVA)

3. Installation of application packages like Microsoft Word, Spreadsheet (Excel), Microsoft Access and CorelDraw

4. A reasonable number of printers to go around the candidates.

5. UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

B. COMPUTER SYSTEM SPECIFICATION

1. Hard Drive = 160GB – 320GB
2. RAM = 3GB
3. Processor = Pentium Chip
4. Processor Speed = 2.5MHz at least
5. Operating System Windows
6. USB ports = 2 to 4

NOTE:
(i) The maximum number of shifts must be three. Provide the number of computer systems for the candidates in conformity with the number of shifts.
For example, a school that has 120 candidates should have 120/3 = 40 computer systems.

(ii) In a school, where the number of computer systems cannot go round, candidates are allowed to use their personal computer systems (laptops), provided all required packages are installed.

(iii) Each candidate is expected to print out his/her hard copy(ies) for submission to the supervisor at the examination centre.

(iv) Where a candidate encounters any problem with the system, the teacher is to guide the candidate, but not to operate the system for the candidate.

(v) No content of a candidate’s work should be identical to that of any other candidate.

Also Read: How to Receive 2023 NECO Questions and Answers Midnight Before Exam


 

2023 NECO Fisheries Practical Specimen/ Instructions to School

The information contained here is highly confidential. Efforts should be made to avoid candidates getting to know this either directly or indirectly before the examination.

Each candidate should be instructed to bring the following to the examination hall/laboratory

(a) HB pencil,
(b) an eraser,
(c) a ruler,
(d) a new razor blade or scalpel.

Candidates should be provided with the following:
(i) Hand lens
(ii) Petri-dish
(iii) Forcep

SPECIMENS:
A – Head pan
B – Shovel
C – Measuring tupe
D – Digger
E – Axe
F – Harrow
G – Hooks and line (many hooks fixed at intervals on a line, 6 feet long)
H – Gill net
I – Fishing basket
J – Cast net
K – Knife
L – Milling machine – (model)
M – Pelleting machine – (model)
N – Maize meal
O – Fish meal
P – Oyster shell (grounded oyster shell)
Q – Wheat offal

If it is not possible to provide each candidate with all the specimens and apparatus, a set of the specimen and apparatus can be provided for groups of not more than 10 candidates.

Also Read: How to Receive 2023 NECO Questions and Answers Midnight Before Exam


 

2023 NECO Physics Practical Specimen/ Instructions to School

1. Great care should be taken to ensure that the information given below does not reach candidates either directly or indirectly before the examination.

2. In addition to the usual apparatus in a Physics laboratory, each candidate will require in general; Mathematical tables, Graph paper and Geometrical instruments. For questions 1, 2 and 3 the apparatus listed below are required.

QUESTION 1
– G-clamp
– 2 Meter rules
– Optical pin
– Mass hanger of 50g
– 4 Masses of 50g each
– Beaker
– Water
– Plasticine
– Retort stand

QUESTION 2
– Plane mirror
– Four optical pins
– Four thumb pins
– Plain sheets
– Drawing board
– Mirror holder

QUESTION 3
– Resistance box
– Zero-centre galvanometer
– 2V Accumulator or 2 x 1.5V dry Leclanchè cell
– Plug key
– Metre bridge
– Connecting wires
– Jockey
– 2Ω Standard resistor covered and labelled x
– 1Ω Resistor

CONDUCT OF THE PHYSICS PRACTICAL TEST

3. The following announcements should be made to the candidates at the beginning of the examination.

“The Examiner does not want you to waste your time because you cannot proceed with an experiment. Therefore, any candidate who cannot get on with the experiment after spending ¼ hour on it should call on me and ask for help”.

4. The Physics teacher is allowed to give a hint to any of the candidates who are unable to proceed with the experiment.

5. The following regulations must be strictly adhered to:
(a) No hint may be announced to the candidates as a whole
(b) A candidate who is unable to proceed and requires assistance must call on the teacher and state his/her difficulty
(c) The candidate(s) should be told that the Examiner will be informed of any assistance given in this way
(d) A note must be made on the Report Form of any assistance given to any of the candidates with the name and examination number of the candidate

6. The Report Form is provided separately on which the following should be stated:
(a) Detailed information about the apparatus where necessary
(b) Any particular difficulty experienced by any of the candidates, especially if the Examiner would be unable to discover this from the scripts
(c) Any departure from the specific items which could not be avoided
(d) Any assistance given to the candidate(s) under the regulations explained in “5”.

7. Where several sets of apparatus are provided for a question and specific information about the apparatus is required by the Examiner, each piece of apparatus must be clearly marked with letters A, B, C, D etc. Also, the corresponding information must be clearly reported, showing which apparatus was supplied to which candidate. The candidate(s) should be instructed to record these letters on their script(s).

8. You must enclose a completed Report Form in each envelope of scripts.

Also Read: How to Receive 2023 NECO Questions and Answers Midnight Before Exam


 

2023 NECO Technical Drawing Practical Specimen/ Instructions to School

Each school is expected to provide the following equipment, instruments and materials for each candidate offering Technical Drawing:

1. Drawing table/Drawing board
2. Tee square
3. Scale rule
4. Protractor
5. Set squares
6. Drawing instrument set
7. French curves or Flexible rubber
8. Clips or Masking tape
9. Pencils – 2H, H and HB
10. Eraser, Erasing shield and Brush
11. Sharpener/Razor blade


 

2023 NECO Visual Arts Drawing Specimen/ Instructions to School

(i) The school is to make available the underlisted items for the successful conduct of the examination.

(ii) Candidates can choose any set of items. Any set chosen will be the question to be answered by the candidates during the examination.

1. OBJECT DRAWING
– Wheelbarrow
– Head pan
– Shovel
– Raised platform
– Table cloth

2. NATURE DRAWING
– Two coconuts
– A pineapple
– A bunch of plantain
– Raised platform
– Table cloth

3. LAPE DRAWING
– Teenage boy with traditional attire and cap
– Long stool


 

RECOMMENDED LINKS

1. WAEC GCE Examination Assistance

2. WAEC GCE Registration Guidelines

3. WAEC GCE Timetable Second Series

4. NECO GCE Examination Assistance

5. NECO GCE Registration Guidelines

6. NECO GCE External Timetable

7. NABTEB GCE Examination Assistance

8. NABTEB GCE Registration Guidelines

9. NABTEB GCE Nov/Dec Exam Timetable

About Examcode 752 Articles
Examcode organizes and provides relevant educational content and information for scholars.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*