NECO BECE JSS3 Time Table 2023 – Free Downloads

The NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL (neco) BECE Timetable for the 2023/2024 academic session is out. All candidates who will be sitting for the Junior Secondary School (jss3) examination, should note that the board has released the Neco Jss3 timetable for 2023.

Recommended: Neco Timetable for 2023.

This is the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) timetable, which is scheduled to commence, starting from the unknown named date.

National Examination Council (Neco)

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Original NECO BECE Time-Table for 2023.




Monday 15th May

2061 Paper I: Objective: Arabic Language 1hr 10.00am – 11.00am
2062 Paper II: Objective: Arabic Language 1hr 11.00am – 12.00noon
2051 Paper I: Objective: French Language 1hr 2.30pm – 3.30pm
2052 Paper II: Objective: French Language 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Tuesday 16th May

8301 Paper I: Objective: Basic Science and Technology (BST) 1hr 10.00am – 11.00am
8302 Paper II: Objective: Basic Science and Technology (BST) 1hr 11.00am – 12.00noon
8304 Paper IV: Drawing: Basic Science and Technology (BST) 45mins 2.30pm – 3.15pm

Wednesday 17th May

1011 Paper I: Objective: English Studies 1hr 20mins 10.00am – 11.20am
1012 Paper II: Objective: English Studies 40mins 11.20am – 12.00 noon
1013 Paper III: Essay: English Studies 30mins 2.30pm – 3.00pm

Thursday 18th May

8341 Paper I: Objective: History 1hr 10.00am – 11.00am
8342 Paper II: Objective: History 1hr 11.00am – 12.00noon
8311 Paper I: Objective: Pre-Vocational Studies (PVS) 1hr 2.30pm – 3.30pm
8312 Paper II: Objective: Pre-Vocational Studies (PVS) 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Friday 19th May

5161 Paper I: Objective: Christian Religious Studies 1hr 10.00am – 11.00am
5181 Paper I: Objective: Islamic Studies 1hr 10.00am – 11.00am
5162 Paper II: Objective: Christian Religious Studies 1hr 11.00am – 12.00noon
5182 Paper II: Objective: Islamic Studies 1hr 11.00am – 12.00noon
Saturday 20th May 3113 Paper III: Practical: Business Studies 20mins 10.00am – 10.20am

Monday 22nd May

7291 Paper I: Objective: Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA) 1hr 10.00am – 11.00am
7292 Paper II: Objective: Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA) 1hr 11.00am – 12.00noon
7293 Paper III: Practical: Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA) 1hr 2.30pm – 3.30pm







Tuesday 23rd May

3111 Paper I: Objective: Business Studies 1hr 10.00am – 11.00am
3112 Paper II: Objective: Business Studies 1hr 11.00am – 12.00noon
2071 Paper I: Objective: Hausa L1 1hr 2.30pm – 3.30pm
2081 Paper I: Objective: Igbo L1 1hr 2.30pm – 3.30pm
2091 Paper I: Objective: Yoruba L1 1hr 2.30pm – 3.30pm
2191 Paper I: Objective: Edo L1 1hr 2.30pm – 3.30pm
6231 Paper I: Objective: Efik L1 1hr 2.30pm – 3.30pm
6241 Paper I: Objective: Ibibio L1 1hr 2.30pm – 3.30pm
2072 Paper II: Objective: Hausa L1 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm
2082 Paper II: Objective: Igbo L1 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm
2092 Paper II: Objective: Yoruba L1 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm
2192 Paper II: Objective: Edo L1 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm
6232 Paper II: Objective: Efik L1 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm
6242 Paper II: Objective: Ibibio L1 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm
2201 Paper I: Objective: Hausa L2 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm
2211 Paper I: Objective: Igbo L2 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm
2221 Paper I: Objective: Yoruba L2 1hr 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Wednesday 24th May

1021 Paper I: Objective: Mathematics 1hr 20mins 10.00am – 11.20am
1022 Paper II: Objective: Mathematics 1hr 20mins 11.20am – 12.40pm
1023 Paper III: Essay: Mathematics 40mins 2.30pm – 3.10pm
Thursday 25th May 8303 Paper III: Computer Practical: Basic Science and Technology (BST) 45mins 10.00am – 10.45am
Friday 26th May 8331 Paper I: Objective: National Values Education (NVE) 1hr 10.00am – 11.00am
8332 Paper II: Objective: National Values Education (NVE) 1hr 11.00am – 12.00noon

Important Information.

It is very important for all candidates to take note that the Registration for Basic Education Certification Examination (BECE) has begun. While the required examination registration cards are now available at NECO offices/ approved schools.


  1. Candidates and supervisors should note that if in any rare case, the time on the question paper is different from the time on this BECE timetable shared above, the time on the question paper should be strictly adhered to.
  2. Candidates should be aware that practicals in Business Studies and Basic Science & Technology (BST) should be in sets where the number of candidates is large and the equipment cannot go. However, the practical examination should not exceed 5.00 pm. Schools are allowed to use computers for Business Studies.
  3. It is mandatory that all Albinos and Blind candidates must be allocated an extra 30 minutes.
  4. Blind Candidates must make use of NECO-supplied OBR Customised Braille Sheet for the examination.
  5. It is highly prohibited that candidates bring into the examination hall, electronic communication gadgets, such as programmable calculators, smartphones, iPads, Tablets, Smart watches, smart glasses, or smart pens. These items are 100% prohibited and candidates who these items are found in their possession will have themselves to blame.

This information is signed by: Director Examination Administration For: Registrar/Chief Executive.

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