NABTEB Common Entrance Exam for Admission into Federal/State Science and Technical Colleges in Nigeria 2020/2021 [UPDATED]

National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) is now selling PINs to apply for admission into the Federal / State Science and Technical Colleges in Nigeria for the 2020/2021 academic session.

NABTEB Common Entrance Exam

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into 3-year full-time courses into Federal/State Science and Technical Colleges in Nigeria.

NABTEB Common Entrance Exam – Courses Available

A. Engineering Trades [NTC]

  • Agric Equip. & Impl. Mech. Works
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanics Works
  • Automobile Electrical Works
  • Electrical Installation & Maintenance Works
  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice
  • Electronics Works
  • Refrigerator and Air-Conditioning Works
  • Vehicle Body and Building
  • Light Vehicle Body Repair Works
  • Instrument Mechanics Works
  • Appliance Maintenance and Repairs
  • Foundry Craft Practice
  • Computer Craft Studies
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Fisheries
  • Photographic Practice

B. Construction Trades [NTC]

  • Bricklaying / Blocklaying and Concreting
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Furniture Making
  • Machine Woodworking
  • Painting and Decorating 
  • Plumbing and Pipe-Fitting
  • Draughtsmanship Craft Practice.

C. Miscellaneous Trades [NTC]

  • Cosmetology
  • Men’s Garment Making
  • Ladies Garment Making
  • Catering Craft Practice
  • Leather Trades
  • Printing Craft Practice
  • Textile Trades
  • Graphic Arts
  • Ceramics
  • Tourism.

D. Business Trades [NBC]

  • Secretarial Studies 
  • Book-Keeping
  • Salesmanship

Requirements for Admission into Federal/State Science and Technical Colleges in Nigeria

  • A minimum of Junior Secondary School Certificate (JSSC) or equivalent, e g S.75.
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) or GCE (0/L).
  • Teachers’ Certificate Grade II (TCII)
  • Candidates with higher qualifications but who have interest in Technical Education may also apply.

How to Apply for Admission into Federal/State Science and Technical Colleges Through NABTEB

Registration PINs are available upon cash payment of N 1,000 00 (One Thousand Naira Only) at Federal / State Science and Technical Colleges State Ministries of Education, State Science and Technical Schools’ Board, NABTEB Zonal Offices and NABTEB State Offices nationwide.

Apply Here

Apply Before: 3rd September, 2020.


The examination shall be in two parts:

  • Paper I – Vocational Aptitude Test
  • Paper II – Vocational Preference Survey

Examination Date: 5th September, 2020.

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