Announcing the release of the result, at the boards headquarters today, Prof. (Mrs.) Ifeoma Mercy Isiugo-Abanihe, the Registrar/Chief Executive disclosed that a total of 45,088 candidates enrolled for the examinations in 1786 centres nationwide (40,746 candidates registered for the Ordinary Craft Level, 4,342 for Master Craft Level certificate).
Of the total that enrolled, 44,197 candidates sat for the examinations, comprising 40,117 NBC/NTC and 4080 ANBC/ANTC candidates, representing 98.02% of the total enrolment.
Analysis of the results further reveals that 21,159 candidates representing 52.74% of candidates that sat for the NBC/NTC examinations, obtained five (5) credits and above including English Language and Mathematics whereas, 31,369 candidates representing 78.19% scored five (5) credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics.
This represents an improved performance compared to the previous year’s, 2016 November/December NBC/NTC results where 21,476candidates representing 47.48% of candidates that sat for the examinations obtained five credits and above including English and Mathematics.
Also, 33,365 candidates representing 73.77% scored five credits and above with or without English language and Mathematics.
She noted that out of 44,197 candidates that sat for the certificate examination, only 759 candidates were involved in 1,124 incidences of examination malpractice representing 1.72% candidates.