NABTEB released the results of 2023 In-school NBC/NTC examinations which were conducted nationwide from Monday, 26th June to Tuesday, 25th July, 2023. A total of 54,301 candidates registered for the examinations in 1,556 centres across all the States of the federation and Cote d’voire. This enrolment figure marked a 38.06 % decrease compared to that of the 2022 In-school certificate examinations where 87,668 candidates enrolled for the examinations. Analysis of the enrollment for the 2023 NBC/NTC examinations indicate that candidates registered for 16 Engineering Trades, 7 Construction Trades, 9 Miscellaneous Trades, 4 Business Trades and 17 General Education Subjects. A total of 53,587 candidates sat for the certificate examinations which represents 98.69% of the total enrolment.
It is important to note that 13,699 candidates representing 51.93% were certified as craftsmen against 64.41% in 2022 In-School NBC/NTC examinations. The analyses further revealed that, 39,220 candidates representing 73.19% of the total candidates who sat for the examinations scored 5 credits and above including English Language and Mathematics. Furthermore, a total of 49,529 candidates obtained 5 credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics; this represents 92.43% of the candidates who sat for the examinations. Comparatively, this performance is higher than 2022 In-school NBC/NTC examinations results where 58,679 candidates representing 69.73% obtained 5 credits and above including English Language and Mathematics, and 74,346 candidates, representing 88.35% of the entire candidates who sat for the examinations obtained 5 credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics.