Candidates record 58.8 percent pass as NABTEB releases results

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The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), has released the 2019 May/June National Technical Certificate (NTC) examinations

It said 32,673 candidates representing 58.84 percent of the 55,532 candidates that sat for the examination scored five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics.

Registrar/Chief Executive of NABTEB, Ifeoma Isiugo who stated this while briefing newsmen in BĂ©nin City said 46,120 candidates representing 83.05 percent obtained five credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics.

Isiugo, a professor, noted that an analysis of the enrollment indicated that candidates enrolled for 15 Engineering Trades, 7 Construction Trades, 9 Miscellaneous Trades, 4 Business Trades and 21 General Education Subjects.

She stated that 399 candidates representing 0.72 percent were found to be involved in examination malpractice.

She noted that the figures were lower when compared to 842 candidates caught during the May/June 2018 certificate examinations.

The NABTEB boss said the quality assurance mechanisms put in place by the board helped to checkmate examination malpractice.

She said NABTEB is well prepared to collaborate with public and private training institutions that are engaged in training on technical, vocational or entrepreneurial skills in any part of the country for the purpose of conducting assessment and awarding certificates.

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