TRCN Releases 2018 October Diet PQE Results; Says 68% pass (Check Full Results)

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The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria says 11 ,550 candidates passed the Professional Qualifying Examination for teachers , representing 68 per cent of the total number of candidates . Click Here to Check Full Results State By State

The Registrar of TRCN, Prof . Josiah Ajiboye , who said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Friday , however , said that 5 ,405 candidates failed the examination .

News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the October diet of PQE, which is the second in the year , was written between October 19 and 20 nationwide .

Ajiboye said that a total of 18 , 647 candidates registered for the examination but only 16 , 955 candidates sat for the examination . Click Here to Check Full Results State By State

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“The total number of candidates who sat for the examination was 16 ,955 , out of which 11 , 550 passed ; representing 68 .12 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat for the examination . “On the other hand , 5 ,405 candidates failed the examination , and the figure represents 31 . 88 per cent of the total number of those who wrote the examination .

“The results have been approved by the management of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria for onward transmission to State / FCT Coordinators for immediate release ,’’ he added . Click Here to Check Full Results State By State

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The registrar noted that the conduct of the examination across the country was hitch – free , adding that those who failed the exam would have another opportunity to rewrite it next year .

Ajiboye said that the examination covered every subject which qualified a person to be a good teacher . “The examination covered areas such as basic knowledge of principles and practice of education, psychology, philosophy and the pedagogical skills which one needs to be a teacher .’’Click Here to Check Full Results State By State

Ajiboye , however , warned that by December 2019, any teacher who was not qualified , registered and licensed by the council would no longer be allowed to teach in any school across the country .

“That date is sacrosanct; that is the date that has been approved by the National Council on Education , which is the highest decision- making body on education in Nigeria ,’’ he said . Click Here to Check Full Results State By State
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