Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE)
i. GCE O/L or SSCE with passes in at least five (5) subjects in one sitting, three of which must be at credit level;
ii. GCE O/L or SSCE with passes in at least five (5) subjects in two sittings, four of which must be at credit level;
iii. Grade II Teachers Certificate (TC II) / Higher Islamic Studies (SISC) with credit or merit in three subjects, two of which must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to study;
iv. Credits in English and/or Mathematics may be required in some courses;
v. Successful candidates in the Pre-NCE, (Languages or Sciences), final examination, who also take and succeed in a selection examination organised by an accredited body, would also be qualified for admission;
vi. The College may, in addition to all of the above, administer its own qualifying elimination tests and/or interviews for some courses, e.g. Physical and Health Education.
NCE by Correspondence (NCE cc)
To be admitted into the NCE by Correspondence programme, a candidate must have any of the following:
i. Teachers’ Grade II (TC II) with credits/merits in three subjects one of which must be in the subject the candidate wishes to study;
ii. GCE (O/L) or SSCE with passes in five subjects in one sitting, three of which must be at credit level;
iii. GCE (O/L) or SSCE with passes in five subjects, four of which must be at credit level in two sittings;
iv. Gr. II pass certificate with minimum of five years post qualification teaching experience.
i. SC/GCE (OL) with four (4) passes at a sitting or five (5) passes at two sittings including English Language and Mathematics and passes in related subjects.
ii. TC II Certificate with passes.
iii. Other relevant or equivalent qualification with four (4) passes at a sitting or five (5) passes at two sittings and passes in related subject - i.e. City and Guilds, Federal Craft Certificate, etc.