Kwara to Screen 35,709 for SUBEB/TESCOM Teaching Jobs
By Aduragbemi Omiyale
The Kwara State government has shortlisted 35,709 applicants for screening for a Computer Based Test (CBT) for the State Universal Basic Education and the Teaching Service Commission jobs.
Business Post gathered that the state government intends to recruit a total of 4,701 teachers for the two agencies.
A statement issued by the Press Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Mr Yakub Aliagan, disclosed that a total of 56,924 persons submitted applications for the state government’s recruitment exercise for teachers.
A breakdown showed that a total of 22,953 applied for the TESCOM job, while 33,971 applications were received for the SUBEB job.
However, 21,215 applications could not make it through to the next stage for not meeting the requirements like having credit passes in five subjects, including in English and Mathematics.
“The examination for applicants has been scheduled for between Monday, February 22, 2021, and Thursday, February 25, 2021.
“Those who succeed in the examination are to have their interviews between March 8 and March 20, 2021. Each applicant will get a text message to know the specifics of their examination and interview. The government urges all applicants to constantly visit the portals for updates on the process.
“Applicants invited for the examination are to print their examination slips which will contain their passport photograph, registration number, local government, barcode and other details for biometric exercise that will admit them into the examination hall.
“The CBT examination will take place in 16 JAMB Accredited Centres across the three senatorial districts of the state. The CBT centres are spread across four examination towns: Ilorin, Lafiagi, Offa, and Malete,” the statement disclosed.