Why You Should Take TRCN (PQE) Certification As A Teacher Before December 2019

Recently there are speculation that the Federal government is planning to equate the salary of Teachers with some of top jobs in Nigeria, we also think that teachers deserve better remuneration. The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria announced that the Federal Government declared that there will be no more room for unregistered or unqualified teachers in both public and private schools in Nigeria as from December 2019.

This call for urgent need for those in the teaching profession to get certified, one of the way to qualify as a professional teacher is to take the Professional Qualification Examination (PQE). If you have not taken the exam before, this years Professional Qualification Examination (PQE) will be conducted by October 2019.

How To Register For Teachers Professional qualification Examination

Teachers seeking to enroll for the Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE), are to complete the registration forms obtainable from State offices nationwide. Completed registration forms must be returned with evidence of payment of examination fees ‚payable according to. categories thus;

Category Fee:

  • Category ‘A’ (Ph.D holders in Education or with Education qualification) - N5,000
  • Category "B" (Masters in Education or Masters in other fields Education qualification) - N4,000
  • Category "C" (Degree in Education or Degree in other fields with Education qualification) - N3,500
  • Category "D" (NCE) - N3000


(i) That the exam fee does not cover cost for Registration. Candidate who passed the examination will still pay registration fee for eventual registration as professional teachers.

(ii) On the remitta portal candidate are to click on “PQE application fee”


For more information visit: https://www.trcn.gov.ng/pqe.html

Click here to download the TRCN States Offices Address

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  1. I registered and I pass also pay for the certificate and license from 20th August, 2019 but no body call me to tell me if it is ready so i dont believe if this real.


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