The Kwara State government on Thursday said no fewer than 56,924 persons have submitted applications for the ongoing Kwara State government’s recruitment process for teachers.

It also said out of the 56,924 total applicants, 35,709 have/are been/being invited for the examination after a thorough online verification.

The new development was disclosed in a statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Yakub Aliagan in Ilorin, the state capital.

For the remaining 21,215 applicants that were not shortlisted for examination, it’s either for incomplete applications, incomplete results (not having credit passes in 5 subjects including English and Mathematics), or they applied for subject areas not advertised, it said.

The statement read: “While a total of 22,953 applied for the Teaching Service Commission vacancies, 33,971 put in for the State Universal Basic Education jobs. The government plans to recruit a total of 4,701 teachers for the two categories,” the statement said.

It read further: “Of the 56,924 total applicants, 35,709 have/are been/being invited for the examination after a thorough online verification. This examination will be Computer Based Test (CBT). All applicants are advised to visit the portals to know their status from tomorrow Friday 12th February, 2021.

“The examination for applicants has been scheduled for between Monday 22 February, 2021 and Thursday 25 February, 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 Sixteen (16) JAMB Accredited Centres

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