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Lagos to adopt CBT mode for admission into model schools


LAGOS – The Lagos State Ministry of Education on Thursday said it would introduce the Computer Based Testing (CBT) mode for some primary six pupils seeking admission into its 15 model colleges in the 2015/2016 academic session.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”8″]
Mrs Olayinka Oladunjoye, the Lagos State Commissioner for Education said this in a statement signed by Mr Jide Lawal, the spokesperson for the ministry.
Oladunjoye said the ministry had commenced the sale of admission forms, and would close on April 3, 2015. [pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
She said the screening test would be conducted in two versions — a Computer Based Test (CBT) and the Paper Based Test (PBT).[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
“There will be a computer based testing (CBT) that is open to only about 20 to 30 interested candidates, that will like to participate in the pilot scheme.
“The regular Pencil Based Test (PBT) is the usual pencil and computer answer sheet test,’’ Oladunjoye said.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
She said the screening test would hold on May 9 in all designated centres in the state.
According to the commissioner, the CBT will hold at the ICT/ Computer Centre of the State Examinations Board, Agege, on May 9.
“The registration of candidates can be done through a customised CD that will be issued to candidates by the state examinations board, on the payment of N10, 000 per candidate.
“Payment can be made at any branch of Fidelity Bank with Account No 5030000739, Agency Code 4280011 and Revenue Code 40200045; Skye Bank with Account No 1770602459, Agency Code 280011 and Revenue Code 40200045.
“The payment for admission forms can also be made at the FCMB with Account No 0135582205, Agency Code 4280011 and Revenue Code 40200045,’’ the commissioner said.
She urged members of the public, including parents, guardians, head teachers, and owners of privately-owned primary schools in the state, to take note. (NAN)

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