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InterSwitch SPAK National Science Competition – Guide

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Interswitch SPAK national science competition

Is this the biggest academic competition in Nigeria?

Secondary school students of private and public schools in Nigeria have been invited to register for the InterSwitch SPAK National Science Competition 2018.

Please note that this competition is only open to SS2 (Year 11) students between 14-17 years.

The goal of the competition is to arouse and sustain interest in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in Nigerian high schools and even across Africa.

Prizes For InterSwitch SPAK National Science Competition

3rd Prize

1 Year University Scholarship worth N1m and an optional employment opportunity at Interswitch after graduation.

2nd Prize

3 Years University Scholarship Worth N4m + A Laptop + Optional employment opportunity at Interswitch after graduation

1st Prize

5 Years University Scholarship Worth N7.5m + A Laptop + Optional employment opportunity at Interswitch after graduation

How To Register For InterSwitch SPAK National Science Competition

  1. Log on to to register. It is absolutely free but compulsory to register online!
  2. To increase their chances of qualifying for the next round, Schools are required to register six of their best science students (SS2)
  3. For mixed public or private schools, at least two female students should make up the number of six enrolled students.
  4. Registration closes 15th April 2018
  5. After registration, students are to get to the closest examination centers to sit for the exam.
 Nature Of Interswitch SPAK National Science Competition

The competition is divided into two stages –

Round 1

Registered students are to appear at nearby centers on time and with their school uniforms to write the national qualifying exam organized by NECO on Saturday, 21st April 2018.

This exam is based on Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Mathematics consisting of 100 objective questions with 25 from each subject.

Results for this stage  will be made available to students through the online platform on 21st May 2018

List of Centers for InterSwitch SPAK National Science Competition


State Name Address
Abia Girls Secondary School Abayi AbaOsisioma Ngwa LGA Abayi
Abia St Joseph Secondary School Aba Aba
Abuja Government Secondary School Tudun Wada Abuja
Abuja Government Secondary School Gwagwalada Abuja
Adamawa General Murtala Mohammed College Yola Yola
Akwa Ibom Community Comp Sec Sch Fountains Uyo
Anambra Christ the King College Onitsha
Anambra Igwebuike Grammar School Awka Awka
Anambra Maria Regina Model Comprehensive Secondary School Nnewi Nnewi
Bauchi Government Comprehensive Day Secondary School Bauchi Bauchi
Bayelsa Bishop Dimeary Grammar School Yenagoa Yenagoa
Benue Government College Makurdi Makurdi
Borno Education Resource Center Borno
Cross River West African Peoples Institute WAPI Calabar Calabar
Delta Hussey College Warri
Delta Obule Integrated Secondary School, Sapele Sapele
Delta Anglican Girls Grammar School Ughelli Ughelli
Ebonyi Government Technical College Abakaliki Abakaliki
Edo Idia College Benin City
Ekiti Christ School Ekiti Ado Ekiti
Ekiti Doherty Memorial Grammar School Ijero
Ekiti Egbeoba High School Ikole
Ekiti Ekiti State Government College Ikere Ekiti Ikere Ekiti
Enugu Government Technical College Enugu
Gombe Government Science Secondary School Gombe Gombe
Imo Government Secondary School Owerri
Jigawa Commercial Secondary School Dutse Dutse
Kaduna Government College Kaduna
Kaduna Barewa College Zaria Zaria
Kano Rumfa College Kano
Katsina Government College Katsina Katsina
Kebbi Government Girls Science College Yauri
Kogi Crowther Memorial College, Lokoja Lokoja
Kwara Queens Elizabeth Sech School Ilorin
Lagos Triple cross Secondary Schools Ikeja
Lagos African Church Model College, College Road Ogba
Lagos Honeyland Schools (Abesan) Ipaja
Lagos Honeyland Schools (Shangisha, Magodo) CMD Road, Magodo
Lagos St. Margaret Education-Jane Nath Ikorodu
Lagos Princeton College,Surulere Surulere
Lagos EarlyLife College Festac
Nassarawa Government College Keffi Keffi
Niger Ahmed Bahago Secondary School Minna
Ogun Ansarudeen Comprehensive College Otta
Ogun Abeokuta Grammar School Abeokuta
Ogun Remo Secondary School Shagamu
Ogun Ibafo Community High school Ibafo
Ogun Pakoto High School Ifo
Ogun Early Heights Alagbole Alagbole
Ondo St Peters Unity Secondary School Akure
Ondo Victory College Ugbe Ikare Akoko
Ondo Stella Maris College Okutipupa
Ondo St Joseph College Ondo Ondo
Osun School of Science Ile Ife Ife
Osun Ataoja High School of Science Osogbo Osogbo
Osun Ilesa High School 1 Ilesa Ilesa
Osun Baptist High School Iwo
Oyo Oladipo Alanyande School of Science Oke bola Ibadan
Oyo Isabatudeen Girls Grammar school Akobo Ibadan
Oyo St Louis Grammar School Mokola Ibadan Ibadan
Oyo Wesley College of Science Elekuro Ibadan
Oyo Oranmiyan Grammar School Oyo
Oyo Ogbomoso High School Ogbomoso
Oyo Igboora High School Igboora
Plateau St Mulumba College Jos
Rivers Government Girls Sec Sch Oromenike P/Harcourt
Rivers MGSS Rumueme Port Harcourt P/Harcourt
Rivers Community Secondary School Nkpolu Nkpolu
Sokoto Sultan Muhammed Maccido Institute Sokoto Sokoto
Taraba GSSS Jalingo Jalingo
Yobe Government Science Technical College Potiskum Potiskum
Zamfara Government Science Secondary School Gusaum Gusau

Round 2

This stage will feature 81 of the best students (with highest scores) who sat for the national qualifying exam and will be televised on prominent TV stages in Nigeria and beyond. The best three students from each of the 36 states + Federal capital territory will also be recognized.

3 of the best students from this TV Quiz competition will be crowned champions and receive the grand prizes.

All students who get to this stage of the competition will receive a certificate of participation and educational grant.


Additional Information About Interswitch SPAK National Science Competition


  • Parents are not to register their child but can encourage them to register through their school.
  • The national qualifying exam is organized by NECO (National Examination Council) and their result will be final and not subject to appeal from any correspondence.
  • Students are required to come on time as latecomers will not be allowed to write the examination
  • Students are to come with HB Pencil, Eraser, Ruler and Statistical Table. Calculators will not be allowed.
  • Misconduct of student can lead to instant disqualification
  • Only qualified students will be contacted for the second round of the competition.


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  1. How I wish we always have reasonable numbers of sponsors for most of the secondary school competitions. This would have encourage students in many ways.

  2. Definitely. This one promises to be an exception.

    Let's hope for more

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