JAMB Decision on NABTEB Advanced General Certificate in Education (NAGCE).
Universities That Accepts NABTEB A level Result: Can I secure admission with my NABTEB A’ level result?, what are the differences between NABTEB A’ level and O’level results?.
Do you have your NABTEB advance level result and not sure the exact school to apply to, then you are in the right place.
In this article I will take out time to cover all you need to know about NABTEB A’level results with schools that accept it for admission. Enjoy!.
NABTEB A’level certificate/result is different from her sister certificate (NABTEB O’level) in so many ways, for those who may not fully understand the differences between these two, I will also take my time to explain diligently, the differences between them and Universities that accepts this results for admission, but you will have to do something for me first!
Guessing what that is right?, well, all you have to do is relax, take a glass of water and start reading because this will be the only comprehensive and laconic guide you will be needing.
Before we go in-dept into the differences let me quickly explain their scope and application and the mother body of both exams (NABTEB), I think that will give us a better understanding of what each exams are…
JAMB’s Clarification On NABTEB A’ level
In order to clarify JAMB Stands on NABTEB A’ level result and how it affects students admission, JAMB added this notice to her weekly bulletin…
The Natonal Technical Certificate(NTC), the Advanced National Technical Certificate(ANTC), the National Business Certificate (NBC), the Advanced National Business Certificate (ANBC) and the Modular Trade Certificate( MTC) issued by the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) are valid, recognised and acceptable for the purpose of admission by JAMB as prescribed by law.
However, what is not recognised, approved or known to law is the NABTEB Advanced General Certificate in Education (NAGCE).
What Is NABTEB?
NABTEB Stands for the acronym National Business and Technical Examinations Board, this program is carved out for the certification of trade and crafts in students.
Later on, JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) certified NABTEB as one of the prerequisites for gaining admission into Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics and College of Education. The programme have seen an increased in registration as a result of this development.
Nabteb has two programmes which most students who want to gain admission into university and polytechnic are conversant with, these programmes include…
- NABTEB O’level
- NABTEB A’level
Now, moving on to what each exams is all about (NABTEB O’level and NABTEB A’level)
The O (in the O’level) stands for Ordinary, hence you can also refer to this as NABTEB Ordinary level exam.
This is the conventional result student use to combine with their JAMB result to gain admission into 100 level in universities. O’level NABTEB has the same authority like its sister certificate, WAEC, NECO and their GCE variants.
The O’level NABTEB is most popular among student leaving secondary school who need to sit for another O’level examination in order to have their O’Level courses complete.
Registration cost for NABTEB O’ Level ranges between #13,000 to #35,000 depending on your location and registration centres.
The A’ Level NABTEB stands for Advanced Level NABTEB, the primary purpose of this exam is to cater for student who wish to gain admission into the University of their choice but have not been able to do so through JAMB.
Therefore, you can confidently say that NABTEB A Level serves as an alternative route to JAMB.
NABTEB A’level programmes has approve study centres, when you attend lectures in any of the approved NABTEB A’ Level Study centre and pass, you will be able to combine the result with the Direct Entry form and use it to gain admission into 200 level.
If you have heard of programs like JUPEB (Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board) and IJMB (The Interim Joint Matriculation Board Examination), you can liken NABTEB A’ level with these programs.
The best thing is, you can study almost all the courses in any Nigerian university of your choice with this programme, interesting right?
Differences Between NABTEB A’level & O’level
From the above explanation you will understand that while the O’level NABTEB exam can be used to gain admission into 100 level of any university of your choice, the Advance level exam grants you 200 level admission when combined with your Direct Entry form.
Also, the NABTEB O’ level can also be synonymous to normal olevel result (the likes of WAEC, NECO and GCE Certificate) while the NABTEB A’level is referred to as an Advanced Level Programme.
You should note that, before you can have your Advance Level NABTEB, you must have first gotten your O’level
Lets i forget, ANBC (Advance National Business Certificate) & ANTC (Advance National Technical Certificate certificates) are equivalent to OND, NCE, and so on.
Depending on the option you choose between technical and business, you must take part of the specialized modules designed for NABTEB A-Level below.
- Business trades
- General education
- Engineering and construction trades
- Miscellaneous trades
Just like the IJMB programme is being moderated and supervised by Ahmadu Bello, Zaria is the same to UNIBEN.
University Of Benin (UNIBEN) moderate and supervise the NABTEB A Level programme.
Now, I want to believe we now understand in totality the differences between both exams and what each has to offer? if you still have some questions feel free to drop them via the comment section of this post, I promise I won’t bite!. lol
Now, back to the main topic…
Universities That Accepts NABTEB A level Result
Below you will find a comprehensive list of Universities that accepts NABTEB A’level result for admission…
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University Of Benin
- Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State
- Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti
- Bowen University, Iwo
- Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State
- Caleb University, Imota
- Crawford University, Igbesa
- Crescent University, Abeokuta
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo
- Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
- Fountain University, Oshogbo
- Hezekiah University, Umudi, Imo State
- Kwararafa University, Wukari, Taraba State
- Lead City University, Ibadan
- Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State
- Osun State University, Oshogbo
- Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State
- Paul University, Akwa
- Redeemers University, Ede, Osun State
- Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode
- University of Port Harcourt
- Wellspring University, Irhirhi, Benin City.
Important to Note
*All private universities in Nigeria accept it.
*All federal and state tech universities accept it
*80% of Eastern Universities accept it.
Anyone can apply for the programme.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is NABTEB result acceptable in universities?
There are two (2) popular NABTEB exams, NABTEB A’ level and NABTEB O’ level result. With NABTEB O’ level you can be granted admission to any University in Nigeria using JAMB, but NABTEB A’ level result (NAGCE only) is not currently acceptable by Universities as it has been rejected as an admission route by JAMB.
NABTEB ANBC and ANTC is still accepted by Universities for direct entry admission.
Can NABTEB be used for direct entry?
YES, NABTEB A’ level (ANTC and ANBC) can be used for direct entry admission but NABTEB GCE (NAGCE) is not currently recognized by NABTEB, and as such cannot be used.
Can NABTEB be used in place of WAEC?
YES, but only NABTEB O’ level result can be used in instead of WAEC, for more information on this, check the differences between WAEC, NECO and NABTEB
Most Universities (State and Federal) in Nigeria accept NABTEB A’ level (ANTC & ANBC) result but do not accept NABTEB NAGCE.
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