COMMENCEMENT OF COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) FOR THE PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS OF THE NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA
The Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria at its 58th General Meeting held 23'd -24th June. 2022 has approved the implementation of Computer Based Test (CBT) for all the Professional Examinations conducted In the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
2. You may recall that all the services rendered by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria have been digitalized except the conduct of its professional examinations and scoring process.
3. In line with global best practices, the Council wishes to convey the information for commencement of the CBT examination in September, 2022 Professional Examination for Midwifery which is expected to hold from 13th -16th September, 2022. The Council has identified dedicated CBT Centres across the six geopolitical zones of the Country where the examination will take place.
4. In view of the foregoing, the Professional Examination for Midwifery, September 2022 shall take place at CBT Centres across the six geopolitical zones and each Centre will accommodate a maximum of 250 candidates.
5. May you also be informed that sensitization on the CBT examination implementation strategies will be presented at the forthcoming training of the Heads of Nursing/Midwifery training institutions and their focal persons.
6. Please note the following:
• That these Centres are subject to modification for any of the professional examinations
• That the CBT examinations contains theory and objectives questions just as the "pen and paper examination" the students usually take.
• That the CBT sites in each of the selected Centres will be communicated to the Directors of Nursing Services and Heads of the institutions in due course.
7. Please give this Circular the serious attention it deserves and bring the content to the notice of all concerned.
Thank you for your cooperation with the Nursing and Midwifery council of Nigeria in promoting and maintaining excellence in nursing education and practice in Nigeria in line with global best practices.
Faruk Umar Abubakar PhD, RN, FWACN
Secretary – General / Registrar