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NABTEB Announces Release Of 2023 Results With 71.27% Pass Rate



NABTEB Announces Release Of 2023 Results With 71.27% Pass Rate

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has officially released the results of the 2023 Ordinary Level/Craft Certificate examinations and the Advanced-Level/Mastercraft Certificate examinations for private candidates, News About Nigeria reports.

The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Prof. (Mrs.) Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, announced the results, revealing a pass rate of 71.27% for candidates who obtained five credits, including mathematics and English.

The examinations, conducted nationwide for the National Business Certificate (NBC)/National Technical Certificate (NTC) and Advanced National Business Certificate (ANBC)/Advanced National Technical Certificate (ANTC), took place from Monday, November 6, to Saturday, December 9, 2023.

Out of the 39,478 candidates who sat for the NBC/NTC examinations, 28,137 achieved five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics, representing 71.27%.

Additionally, 37,476 candidates scored five credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics, constituting 94.93%.

The enrollment figures indicated that a total of 43,594 candidates, consisting of 26,004 males and 17,590 females, registered for the examinations in 1,746 centres.

The candidates enrolled in various trades and subjects at the craft level, including engineering trades, construction trades, miscellaneous trades, business trades, and general education subjects.

At the Master Craft level, candidates enrolled in similar trades and subjects, totaling 89 trades and subjects at both the ordinary and advanced levels.

Further analysis revealed that out of the 43,502 candidates who sat for the examinations, 99.79% of the total enrolment, 14,389 candidates (41.17%), were certified as craftsmen at the craft level.

This marked a decrease compared to the 2022 performance when 62.71% were certified as craftsmen.

At the Advanced level, where 3,829 candidates sat for various trades, at the Master Crafts level, 2,099 candidates (54.82%) were certified as Master Craftsmen.

This represented an improvement over the 2022 performance, where 48.63% were certified at the Master Crafts level.

The NABTEB Registrar also disclosed that 246 candidates, constituting 0.57% of the total candidates, were found to be involved in examination malpractice.