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Lagos State Pupils to Pay N10,000 for Admission Tests

Written by Elvis Boniface

The Lagos State Government has said that parents and guardians would pay N10,000 to register their wards for computer-based test for 2015/2016 admissions into junior secondary schools.

About 30 candidates will participate in the pilot scheme of the CBT for the 2015/2016 admission process.

This was contained in a statement released by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, announcing the commencement of the sale of application forms to pupils on Thursday.

Oladunjoye said two versions of the screening tests – computer-based and pencil-based – would be adopted this year.

She added that parents and guardians were expected to pay N10,000 to designated banks, after which candidates would be registered through a customised compact disc issued by the State Examination Board.

The commissioner pointed out that the registration of candidates could be done through a customised CD that would be issued to candidates after confirmation of payment.

Payment is to be made to any of the under listed bank branches. Full details below:

  • Fidelity Bank:

Account Number: 5030000739,

Agency Code: 4280011,

Revenue Code: 40200045

  • Skye Bank

Account number: 1770602459,

Agency Code 280011,

Revenue Code 40200045.

First City Monument Bank (FCMB)

Account number: 0135582205,

Agency Code 4280011,

Revenue Code 40200045.

The sale of forms will close on April 3rd.

The commissioner said the tests were the only yardsticks for admission into the 15 model colleges/upgraded secondary schools in the state.

She also noted that while the screening test would hold on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at various designated centres, the pilot scheme of the CBT would hold at the I.C.T/ Computer Centre of the State Examinations Board, Agege.

 

 

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