Federal Teachers’ Screening Test (UBEC): 8 Crazy Facts Shortlisted Applicants Must Know

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Federal Teachers’ Screening Test (UBEC): 8 Crazy Facts Shortlisted Applicants Must Know: The Federal Teachers’ Scheme at Universal Basic Education, has shortlisted names of applicants for the next round of the recruitment

A recruitment which started last month saw massive applications from Nigerians, more than a million applicants showed interested, NAN reported


But many were not shortlisted for the screening test due to many factors and conditions, ranging from not having the requirements, over or under age, etc

Also see Federal Teachers Scheme (UBEC): Screening Date and Venue

In no distant time, preferably next week, before the end of October, the sceering test will hold and futher reductions of the shortlisted applicants will be carried out

 News Agency of Nigeria reports that, the screening test was schedule to hold 10th October but faild, the Ondo state governoship election made forceful postpostment of the test

In this article, we shall tell all shortlisted applicants some crazy facts

Over One Million Persons Applied

More than a million applicants went into the cyber café to show interest in the Federal Teachers’ Scheme job.


This further proves that, the numbers of jobless Nigerians are on the rise, as in shown in the National Bereau of Statistic (NBS) latest figure

But lessthan 20,000 were shortlisted for the screening test interview, scheduled to take place before the end of October, 2020

7,400 Applicants Are Needed (200 per state)

The screening test will further reduce the numbers of shortlisted applicants to less than 8,000, the publicity secretary of the UBEC stated

The Universal Basic Education Commission, in her last publication said, they are looking for 7,400 teachers, 200 per states, to make up for the shortfall recorded in Unity schools nationwide

Going by this statement, only 7,400 teachers will be onboarded and enrolled.

The Screening Test will be Computer based (CBT)

The screening test will be a Computer Base Test, a test where all applicants will use computers to answers questions


Formally, manual test were used, that was during the 1990. But since Science and Technology have advanced with interesting features, applicant’s are now required to take CBT, to easy the process

Not only will it reduce malpractice, it hances flexibility, timeliness and speed

The Job is for 24 Months

The federal Techers’ Scheme Job is only but for 24 months (2 years), applicants have been warned to this effect.

The Scheme is to last only for 2 years without a day added,  by agreeing to the terms and conditions of the programme before submtiing the online forms, all applicants  have agreed to leave after 2 years of the programme

Applicanst can not sue for extention of their tenure nor seek permanent appointment thereafter

No Permanency after Expiration of 24 months

The Sum of $79 or N30, 000 naira will be Paid as Stipends

The Scheme agreed to pay the Sum of $79 or N30, 000 naira as Stipends to volunteers for only 24 months, the money is included in the 2021 Educational Budget presented to the joint section of the National Assembly by the president

Succesful Applicants will be posted to Unity Schools

Only successful applicants will be on boarded and enrolled into Government owed schools


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