Are you interested in knowing the federal government scholarship board (FSBN) shortlisted candidates exam date, format, venue, CBT centre, update, and result checker in Nigeria?
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The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Education through the Federal Scholarship Board offers local scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students.
The shortlisting for the FSBN scholarship CBT examination starts on 29th September 2023.
If you were shortlisted, it means you met the requirements and were selected among many others.
You will be invited through text message to come and write the exam.
This program recognizes and reward academic excellence by providing financial help to students who otherwise could not pay for their higher education.
After your scholarship application, you’ll be shortlisted for the exam.
After the exam, another shortlisting will follow for those who passed the exam.
The disbursement of the money depends on when the verification exercise is completed.
It is after the verification that the bursary is paid.
FSBN Scholarship Requirements
Here are the criteria for selecting the list of successful candidates for the FSBN scholarship:
- Be a citizen of Nigeria.
- Have a CGPA of 4.0 and above.
- Have a JAMB score of 200 and above.
- School in a reputable tertiary institution.
- Score at least 75% in the already written Federal Government Scholarship Examination.
- Upload clear documents during the application.
- Use valid email address and phone number while applying for the scholarship.
FSBN Scholarship Exam Date 2023
The FSBN scholarship exam is scheduled to hold on 14th October 2023.
If you put in your application number online to check the exam date and it showed you a different candidate from last year, it is because the screening schedule is not yet out.
If it is implying “no records found”, it means you were not shortlisted for the examination.
Your CGPA must be 4.0 to be eligible.
Go for the exam only if it is close to your location.
Federal Government Scholarship Exam
Here are the steps to check the exam date, time, and venue for the FSBN scholarship:
- Visit the Federal Government Scholarship Portal.
- Enter your phone number or the last 6 digits of your applicant number.
- Click on Check.
- Print your examination slip.
CBT Exam Instructions
For the CBT, you are expected to answer 100 questions in 90 minutes and each session bears about 50 questions.
Come to the CBT venue with a printout of your school or JAMB admission letter and CBT slip showing venue and time of the exam.
It is better to be at your venue an hour before the exam.
You may not write yours differently if you arrive late.
FSBN Computer-Based Test Venues
- North-West: Kano, Sokoto
- North-East: Yola, Gombe
- North-Central FCT: Bwari, Ilorin
- South-West: Ibadan, Akure
- South-South: Asaba, Port Harcourt
- South-East: Enugu, Owerri
FSBN Scholarship Exam Format
These are the subject combinations for the Federal Government Scholarship:
- Current Affairs
- English Language
- Information Technology (IT)
- Quantitative Reasoning
- Verbal Reasoning
FSBN Result Checker
FSBN does not release examination results online.
Check with your university registrar for the FSBN scholarship list.
FSBN scholarship shortlisted candidates will be notified after the application process.
Applicants who get shortlisted get paid the sum of ₦250,000 per year.
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