The Nursing And Midwifery Council Of Nigeria yesterday the 20th of March 2018 opened its portal for registration of students for its May 2018 professional exams. The portal according to its released memo would remain open from the 20th of March to the 6th of April 2018. This was contained in a letter addressed to all Principals, Schools of Nursing, Principals Schools of Post Basic Nursing (Specialties) in all States & Abuja, HOD’s Departments of Nursing and all Nigerian Universities offering degree in Nursing and tittled: RE: MAY 2018 PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION FOR GENERAL AND POSTBASIC NURSES- OPENING OF THE EXAMINATION PORTAL
The letter was signed by the HOD Exams Anslem-Nnadi Mercy (Mrs) for the Secretary-General/Registrar and reads:
I am directed to inform you that the Council’s Examination portal is opened from Tuesday. March 20th – Friday April 6th, 2018 for all your eligible candidates for May 2018 Professional Examination for General and Post basic Nurses to complete the online application for the examination.
Please note that there will be no extension after this date and all payment of the examination fee MUST be done within this same period.
However on the payment process, the Examination fees of N38,500 for Basic Nursing programmes in Schools of Nursing/Department of Nursing and N41,250 for Post Basic Nursing programmes as applicable to your school is to be paid by each of your candidate to Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria through remita platform in any of the commercial banks.
The total sum for the school should be paid in bulk in the name of the school through remita. After successful online application and payment, a covering letter stating the names of the students who had applied for online Examination application with the original tellers of payment (remita payment slip) should be sent to the Registrar’s office in Abuja immediately after payment has been made.
For fresh candidates, the consultancy fees of N2,995 for Basic Nursing programmes in Schools/Department of Nursing and N3,187.50 for Post Basic Nursing programmes as applicable will appear on the portal and on the netpostpay slip. This should be paid individually to netpost pay through NIBBS e-bills payment platform in any commercial banks or acceptable payment channels such as debit card payment or internet banking payment platform.
Please note that amount that will appear as consultancy fees for resit candidates depends on the number of papers each resit candidate is resitting.
You are expected to pass this information to all your students and guide them properly to ensure that they initiate the right application on the portal.
Your cooperation is essential to achieve this please.
Thank you for your usual support in promoting and maintaining excellence in Nursing Education and Practice