The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) on Wednesday released results of the 2022 In-School National Business Certificate (NBC) and the National Technical Certificate (NTC) examinations.
Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, Registrar and Chief Executive of the board at a press conference in Benin, announced that a total of 87,668 candidates registered for the examinations in 1,656 centres across Nigeria and Cote D’Ivoire.
Representated by Dr. Obinna Opara, Director, Examinations Administration NABTEB, Prof. Isiugo-Abanihe said the entrolment figure marked a 4.99 per cent increase above that of the 2021 In-School examinations where 83,504 candidates enrolled for the NBC/NTC.
She explained that 58,569 candidates, representating 69.60 per cent of the total candidates that sat for the NBC/NTC examinations scored five credits and above including English language and Mathematics.
“Furthermore, a total of 75,221 candidates obtained 5 credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics. This represents 89.39 per cent of the candidates that sat for the examinations.
“Comparatively, this performance is slightly lower than 2021 In-School NBC/NTC examinations results where 58,309 candidates representing 72.96 per cent obtained five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics.
“74,069 candidates, representing 92.68 per cent of the entire candidates that sat for the examinations obtained five credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics.” said the registrar.
Isiugo-Abanihe however, called for increase in enrollment, noting that NABTEB had since commenced registration of candidates for the 2022 November/December NBC/NTC.
She also noted that the board had commenced registration for the Advanced National Business Certificate and Advanced National Technical Certificate (ANBC/ANTC) examinations.