Notice Board

19 Feb, 2024

This is to inform all schools that registration for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and Common Entrance/Basic-6 Examination has commenced on Monday, February 2024, and ends on Friday, May 17, 2024, in both public and private schools in Kogi State. Later registration will commence on Monday, May 20, 2024, and close on May 27, 2024, attracting a penalty fee of five thousand naira (N500) per candidate. Any correction after uploading will incur a penalty of N2,000 per candidate. All offline/online registration closes on or before May 27, 2024. Registration with less than ten (10) candidates attracts a fee of N10,000 only. All schools are required to obtain their receipts of payments from the Account Department and submit photocopies to the EAC Department for documentation and PIN generation. Furthermore, all schools should note that continuous assessment scores are as follows: JSS 1 (5%), JSS 2 (12.5%), and JSS 3 (12.5%). Private schools are expected to provide evidence of payment for the following levies and fees payable to the Kogi State Government through the Internal Revenue Service for 2023/2024: Registration/Renewal of Registration for Secondary School, Registration/Renewal of Business Premises, Registration/Renewal of Fire Safety Certificate, Water Rate, Documentation/Renewal of Regulated Premises, Environmental Levy, Signage and Mobile Advertisement, Tax Clearance Certificate, Additionally, schools must show evidence of BECE Center Approval Letter.


The mission of the ministry is to ensure equitable access to good quality education for all learners to fully realise their potentials and able to contribute to national development.


Our vision is to be among the best government education service provider in the world by creating and maintaining a standard and technological oriented education system, which offers every citizen the platform to develop, grow and become self-reliant.


The goals of the Ministry are: to formulate and implement effective education policies, which focus on youth and national development; to ensure that every child counts and have access to quality education; and to manage effectively the available state resources to provide top-notch education.


Welcome to Kogi State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (KGSMOEST). Education is a potent tool, which can be used to change the World. Our focus is on human capital development, helping the youths to develop their potentials in full and become self-reliant.

The preoccupation of the Ministry is to develop and execute educational plans, provide resources and create an enabling environment for knowledge and skills acquisition to create a 21st century society. All hands are on deck and we are set to reach our target goals.