This is to inform the general public that the Nov/Dec 2019 NTC/NBC and ANTC/ANBC (NABTEB) Examinations Registration (Ordinary and Advanced level) has commenced. Registration PINs can be obtained at any of our State, Zonal, Area or Liaison offices or sales points within the Country.
This entry guide is issued with other documents for Nov/Dec Certificate
Examinations. It contains instructions for easy on-line registration.
PURCHASE OF REGISTRATION
Registration PINs/Slots for the above named examinations for private candidates are
available for purchase at:
a. NABTEB Zonal Offices in Abuja, Kaduna, Yola, Osogbo, Enugu and Benin
b. NABTEB Liaison Office in Abuja,
c. NABTEB Area Office in Lagos,
d. NABTEB State offices Nationwide and
e. NABTEB National Headquarters, Ikpoba Hill, Benin City.
Approved NABTEB centres are free to enter candidates for the examinations but they
should obtain Registration PINs/Slots for each candidate from the designated selling
Candidates may also visit the Board’s web-site at www.registration.nabtebnigeria.org.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CANDIDATES
a. Entries that do not conform with the Board’s regulations would be rejected.
b. The Board will ensure that examinations take place as provided on the Timetable at various centres. However, changes if any, will be communicated to
candidates through the mass media or through their centres. Candidates are
strongly advised to check for such vital information at their centres/NABTEB
web-site at least three (3) days before the commencement of the
c. The Board reserves the right to cancel or withhold the results of any candidate
in whole or in part for reasons connected with examination malpractice and
d. The Board, its employees or agents shall be relieved from all responsibilities, for
any injury, delay, loss or damage however caused and of whatever kind,
arising/resulting directly or indirectly from any action, neglect or default on their
part while acting in the course of or connection with the Board’s Examinations.
e. The Board may reject the scripts of any candidate in any paper for which the
candidate has not been duly registered.
f. Only three (3) changes would be allowed for trades/subjects after registration.
However, no change would be allowed for Bio-data entries
MATERIALS ALLOWED FOR THE EXAMINATIONS:
a. All candidates are required to supply their own pen, pencil, eraser, ink, ruler,
and mathematical set.
b. Drawing Materials: Candidates are required to provide their own drawing
board, Tee-square, metric scale ruler and other drawing instruments. They are
also allowed to use slide rules during the examination if the need arises.
c. The use of simple, non-programmable, noiseless and cordless calculator is
d. Candidates are not allowed to enter the examination Hall with GSM hand-set
and other electronic gadgets.
DATE AND TIME OF EXAMINATION
a. It is imperative for candidates to check the date and the time of commencement of
their papers from examination Time-table and their examination centre or from the
Generally, morning papers commence at 9.00 a.m., and candidates are to arrive at
their examination centres at least half an hour before the commencement of each
b. No candidate is allowed to leave the hall, unless on confirmed health ground, until 30
minutes to full time for a 3-hour paper or 10 minutes to full time for an objective
paper. Where a health problem is confirmed, the centre supervisor is under instruction
to ensure that question paper and other worked materials are not taken out of the
examination hall. Similarly, no candidate is allowed into an examination hall 30
minutes after the commencement of a paper.
COMMENCEMENT OF EXAMINATION
All practical/oral tests are expected to commence at 9.00 a.m. as indicated on the
Time-table. Candidates must report at the centres where they are expected to write
their practical/oral examination at the scheduled time on the Time-table.
Candidates are required to produce their Admission print out each time they
report for a paper.
CONDUCT WITHIN EXAMINATION HALL
Candidates are expected to conduct themselves properly while in the examination
hall. Candidates found guilty of disorderly behaviour in the examination hall would
be expelled from the centre.
COMPLETION OF EXAMINATION MATERIALS AND HANDLING OF FACILITIES
All Candidates must write their names, centre numbers, candidates’ numbers and
paper codes, on answer booklets, objective answer sheets, graph sheets, drawing
sheets, and continuation sheets, etc in all their papers. Candidates are advised not
to use office pins to secure their papers. Twine would be supplied by the supervisor
or invigilator on request. Candidates should exercise great care in the use of furniture and equipment during the examination. They are reminded that the cost of repairs or replacement of any damaged property would be borne by those responsible for such
a. Examination Malpractice Act No. 33 of 1999: The attention of candidates is
hereby drawn to the provisions of Examination Malpractice Act No. 33 of 1999
which provide stiff penalties for examination malpractice. Candidates are
therefore warned to desist from actions that would breach the provisions of the
b. Candidates are not allowed to bring textbooks, scripts or plain sheets of paper
into the hall, except materials which they have been specifically told to bring
for the examination.
c. Candidates must not communicate with each other during the examinations.
Candidates wishing to ask questions should draw the attention of the
supervisor/invigilator by raising their hands.
d. The Board does not accept responsibility for the loss of books, bags, or other
property which candidates bring to the examination centre.
e. A candidate who disobeys any of these instructions may be asked to
discontinue his or her work, by the supervisor who is under instruction to report
such disobedience to the Board.
f. Where examination officials or school authorities are involved in Examination
malpractice or irregularities, candidates may report directly to the Board with
Candidates are allowed to make formal complaints/appeals with regard to specific
examinations and other sundry matters based on the following guidelines.
a. Complaints/appeals relating to registration and related matters must be
received before the close of registration.
b. All complaints on results and related matters must be received not later than
six (6) months after the release of results.
c. Complaints received after this period will not be entertained.
d. Letters of complaints/appeals should be addressed to Registrar/Chief
Executive, NABTEB, Benin – City indicating full name, registration and Centre
name/number, type and year of examination, current location/postal address, GSM number, e-mail (if available) and other relevant information.
Candidates for practical examinations are required to provide their own tools. In the
case of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), candidates may be
allowed to provide their own computers/laptops. Candidates are expected to exercise great care in the handling and use of the machines and tools provided by their centres. Cutting list for practical papers would be sent to centres and candidates are to make individual arrangement with the principals/properietors of their centres for
the procurement of materials for their practical papers for which they are to pay.
The cost of the material(s) needed for each practical paper will be calculated by the
Board and sent to centres. Candidates are free to demand for this from the
Principals/Proprietors of their centres who are under instruction to make them
available to candidates who may wish to make private arrangement to get the
materials for practical papers. Candidates are therefore strictly advised to go to their
centres at least one week before the commencement of their papers in order to make proper arrangement for the procurement of materials for practicals.
No results would be issued to candidates who sit for papers for which they have not
been registered. However, if you register for a paper and your name does not appear
on the Marks and Attendance Sheet, report to the supervisor, who has been
authorized to take appropriate action. If you have been entered for the wrong
paper(s) or your name is mis-spelt, you must let the supervisor know immediately to effect correction. Multiple/double Registration (registering for two or more trades at the same time) would be invalidated.
Scan and upload your coloured passport photograph with red background and with
a dimension of 2cm x 1.5cm. Use of Webcam passport is not allowed.
ADMISSION NOTICE FORM
Candidates must download the admission print out and bring same to the examination hall for all the papers registered for.
You are required to supply your personal information which includes: First Name,
Middle Name and Surname e.g. “Muyiwa Emeka Yakubu, Address, Date of Birth
and Gender information.
A candidate is expected to enrol for only one trade. Multiple Entries would be
TRADE, TRADE-RELATED AND TRADE COMPONENTS
a. Examination centres must not register candidates for trades for which their centres were not approved. Colleges/schools which do not adhere strictly to this would have their entries invalidated in the affected subjects.
b. Except for candidates enroling for General Education all other candidates can only enrol for any of the subjects listed against their trades.
a. The registration for:
i. Nov/Dec NBC/NTC/General Education is N10,250 per candidate
ii. Nov/Dec ANBC/ANTC is N12,250 per candidate.
b. The registration fees cover examination fee, result checking, biometric
registration, e-learning and information VCD.
c. Late registration will attract a penalty of N5,000.00 per candidate.
CORRESPONDENCE AFTER SUBMISSION OF ENTRY
In all correspondences, the candidate must state:
a. His/her full name
b. Examination number
c. Year of examination/series
d. Examination centre
e. Trade/subject name/code.
f. Contact address/phone number and e-mail address if available
Visually-challenged candidates would also register on-line but must clearly state the
nature of their challenges.
Privilege should be given to all Albinos who will be writing the Examinations:
For Objective – Extra 10 Minutes.
For Practical – Extra 20 Minutes.
(i) Candidates are strongly advised to make use of standard cybercafé for their entries.
(ii) Biometric registration is compulsory for all candidates.