(i) A West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (WASSSC), NECO or GCE ‘O’ Level with passes in 5 subjects including English Language, three of which must be at credit level at the same sitting or four credits at two sittings. Two of the credits must be relevant to the course the candidates wishes to offer. Credits in English and/or Mathematics may be required in some courses to meet departmental requirements.
(ii) A Grade II Teacher’s Certificate (TC II) with credit or merit in three subjects, two of which must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to offer. Credit/merit in English Language and/or Mathematics may be a requirement in some courses.
(iii) Teachers Grade II Certificate with at least (5) years of post qualification teaching experience with or without the number of credit/merits in at least four subjects are acceptable qualification.
(iv) For candidates wishing to offer courses in Vocational and Technical Education, R.S.A. or City and Guilds/Intermediate Certificate or the Federal Craft Training Certificate or the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) Certificate with credit/merit in at least four subjects are acceptable qualification.
(v) Associateship certificate in Education at merit level awarded by an approved institution in Nigeria or abroad, is also an acceptable qualification.
(vi) Successful candidates in the Pre-NCE final examinations who in addition take and succeed in a selection examination organized by an accredited body would also be qualified for admission.
(vii) All candidates wishing to be considered for admission must enroll for and write the selection examination organized by an accredited body such as JAMB.
(viii) It should be noted that some Colleges may, in addition to all of the above, administer their own elimination tests and or interviews for some courses. This is legitimate. The College is guided by the Kwara State Government, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) and JAMB regulations on admission of suitably qualified candidates.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) advertises each year, inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into all Colleges of Education in the country for the Regular 3-year NCE Programme.