National Teachers Institute (NTI) Programmes and the academic period with its registration processes & how to apply

National Teachers Institute (NTI) Programmes and the academic period with its registration processes & how to apply

Register for Advanced & Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Ad/Pgde). Since inception NTI Academic and CPD Programmes, the Institute has mounted various programmes aimed at accelerating teacher development at all levels particularly at the basic education sector. This is with a view to raising the quality of education in the country in particular and the quality of overall national development in general.

The Institute’s mandate right from its inception was to train and retrain all categories of teachers for the Nigerian Educational System.  The Institute commenced the Advanced and Post-Graduate Diploma in Education programmes in February 2005. These are 15 months courses that include three months of internship.

NTI Director– General, Professor Garba Dahuwa Azare He said the idea would further enhance teacher education and ensure that the quality and the international community are kept in training teachers across Nigeria

Register For any of the National Teachers Institute (NTI) Programmes such as:

Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), Bachelor degree programmes (BDP), Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), Advanced Diploma in Education (ADE), Pivota Teachers Training Programme (PTTP), Continuing professional Diploma, (CPD) & the Capacity Building Programme.

Welcome to the My NTI Student Portal

How to Apply

NTI Programme Application Guide

Step 1: Go to or click icon

Step 2: Click Fresh Applications

Step 3: Fill form

Step 4: Generate RRR

Please note that only payments made against RRR Codes generated via this portal would be accepted.

Step 5: Make payment at Bank or online

Step 6: Complete your application

For more details click here…for the pdf guide or link to FAQ & online Manual

National Teachers Institute (NTI) Programmes and the academic period with its registration processes & how to apply

The Academic Programmes of the Institute by ODL 2016 are as follows:

Programme Year of Commencement and Termination Entry Qualification Course Duration No. So Far Graduated 2016  Registration 2016 (as at 28th October, 2016)
TC II DLS 1980-2006 First school leaving certificate to CTR and WASC 1 to 5 years depending on entry qualification 499, 955


Programme ended
NCE DLS 1990 to date TC II, SSCE, GCE, O/L, or its Equivalent 4 years 249,478

(1993 to date)

45,064 in 262 centres
PTTP DLS 2000 to 2003, and 2009 to date in partnership with states SSCE, WAEC, GCE, O/L, CTR, or its Equivalent 12 calendar months 43,739






3,884 in 69 centres
Advanced Diploma 2005 to date NCE with at least 5 years post qualification 12 calendar months 1,224


16 in 12 centres
PGDE DLS 2005 to date BA/BSc./HND or its equivalent and above 12 calendar months 77,074


10,027 in 92 centre
STUP 2007 to 2011 Serving Grade II Teachers 2 years 51,576 Programme ended
Bachelors Degree 2015 to Date NCE and Diploma 3 and 4 Years Not yet 8,115 in 55 centres

In 2015, new upgrading (academic) programmes were introduced. They include: Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in Business Education and in Computer Science Education and the Degree Programmes (BA. Ed English Language, BA. Ed Social Studies, BA. Ed Primary Education, BSc. Ed Mathematics, BSc. Ed Integrated Science, BSc. Ed Physical and Health Education.)

New courses proposed to be introduced in 2017 session are: Advanced Diploma in ICT Integration for Teachers and Advanced Diploma in Environmental Studies for Teachers.

Professor Azare, which gave an insight into the institute’s activities in Kaduna said NTI launched a portal to register applicants and payments. With the new portal, said students are able to pay, through their ATM cards and some banks.
In the work, he said: “Remi number is generated automatically on the submission of appropriate information to the portal and improve a bank that can be used for payment.”

 Contact Us

Telephone: 234-(0)62-887873, 887780, 290352
Adress: KM 5 Kaduna – Zaria Express Way, Rigachikun, PMB 2191 Kaduna, Nigeria.

NTI Registration processes, how to register NTI programmes, Academic period for all NTI programmes, Advanced & Post Graduate Diploma in Education,

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  1. olabuja jimoh says

    Pls, is it only Kaduna that we have this school? I am in Edo & Delta state.

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