NABTEB Releases May/ June 2016 Examination Results

The National Business and Technical Examination Board
(NABTEB), has announced the release of results for the
May/June, 2016 examinations.
The Registrar/Chief executive Officer of NABTEB, Prof.
(Mrs.) Ifeoma Mercy Isuigo-Abanihe, who announced the
results on Thursday in Benin, said a total of 69,472
enrolled for the examination across 1,530 centres
scattered around the country.
According to her, 55.93 percent (38,280) of the candidates
recorded five credit passes and above, including English
language and Mathematics, while 79.61 percent (54,485)
of those examined scored five credits and above with or
without English language and Mathematics.
Prof. Isuigo-Abanihe noted that out of the total number that
sat for the examination, 2,273 candidates representing
3.32 percent, were involved in cases of examination
malpractice, just as she disclosed that the Board is
currently verifying the script of the candidates, assuring
that appropriate sanction would be melted out to those
founding wanting as the board has zero tolerance to all
forms of examination malpractices.
She however noted that there is improvement in the
performance of candidates in examination this years, as
88.37 percent passed English language as against 87.6
percent in 2015.
The Registrar explained that engineering trades,
construction trades, miscellaneous trades as well as
general education subjects were registered by candidates
for the examination.
According to her, NABTEB was established to fill the
vacuum in the technological acquisition and development
of the country, just as she called for full implementation of
the new basic curriculum for the institution.
While calling for more partnership between the public and
private sector in promoting technical and vocational
education, she said NABTEB is working with stakeholders
to come up with a policy on technical education and
improve student enrollment.

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