2022/2023 Tricks To Passing NTC Licensure Examinations

2022/2023 Tricks to passing NTC Licensure examinations

Passing an exams has been a hard nut to Crack and if care is not taken it can discourage you from making certain progress in your endeavor. It is against this phenomenon that ghanascholarship.net sets out to make complete guide on how to pass licensure exams in Ghana.

Study it and make the most out of it. I hope this tricks to passing licensure exams become the starting point in your success as you write  licensure exams.

The National Teaching Council which is the main examining body and also responsible for licensing teachers haS divided the licensure examination into three parts namely:

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Essential Skills

The Numeracy is also divided into 16 areas for assessment.

2021 NTC Licensure exams Registration
2021 NTC Licensure exams Registration

The topics under numeracy are as follows:

  • Investigation with numbers and number pattern
  • Capacity,mass and time-word problem
  • Set of numbers 
  • Percentages and its application 
  • Fractions and Decimals-word problem 
  • Conversions
  • Plane shapes-Area and Perimeter
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Plane Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Pythagoras Theorem
  • Rigid Motion
  • Advance preparation and its significance mathematics class
  • Methods of teaching mathematics in the basic school.

Outline of the numeracy course:

Paper 1:30 objective tests-60 marks

Paper 2: Computation-40 marks

PASS: 50 marks or more

These topics can be completed with utmost seriousness within 3 days since it doesn’t require in-depth study into the areas.

Another course to be written is Literacy.

The literacy have been divided into 11 topics.

It behooves the candidate to set plans on how to study them. The literacy is not different from what the candidate has learnt in the course of his or her schooling.

Let’s take a clearer look at the areas to be assessed:

  • Tenses and Aspescts
  • Sentence formation, simple complex compound
  • Concords and Proximities
  • Subject verb Agreement
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Idioms
  • Register
  • Adjectives; order of Adjectives
  • Direct and reported speech
  • Guide to comprehension passage
  • Essay Writing

Outline of the Literacy course

Paper 1 : 30 objective test-60marks

Paper 2: Comprehension/Compositon-40marks

Pass: 50 marks or more

Lastly we would like to take the look at Essential Skills course which forms the crucial part of the the very reason we studied education course in our various schools.

Topics are as follows:

  • Essential skill
  • Assessment
  • Leadership and Authority
  • Administration and management
  • Community/School Climate
  • principles of teaching and instruction
  • Conduct and ethics


Paper 1 only-60 objectives test-100marks

Pass- 50marks

Candidate will be required to apply the concepts learnt in adolescent and childhood development,assessment in basic schools,trends and management in schools as well as guidance and couselling.

There’s no fear since most of these courses have been well dealt with.

It behooves on the candidate to refer to such materials and revise them a little bit.

Overview of the three Courses

It is expected that candidates consult some of their textbooks or course material to augment their studies.In order to increase one’s chance of passing the licensure exams,it will be prudent to solve the many past questions available in softcopy and hardcopy.The examination questions have been made simple. When there’s a good attempt at preparation, a candidate can earn a pass in all three courses.

I hope this pieces of information is useful for a successful pass in the examination. 

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