Federal Teachers' Scheme Recruitment Form 2020/2021 | UBEC

Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Federal Teachers Scheme' (FTS) Online Recruitment Application Portal Form, Eligibility, Duration, Remuneration (Salary), Application Guidelines, Deadline, Screening Test Dates, Time and Venue for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Latest Update: Beware of Fraudsters, UBEC Warns Federal Teachers Scheme Applicants

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has warned interested applicants for the ongoing Federal Government Teachers Scheme recruitment to be wary of fraudsters who have opened fake portals and online advertisements to defraud unsuspecting candidates.

The Public Relations Officer of UBEC, Dr Ossom Ossom made this statement in Abuja on Sunday. He informed prospective candidates to ignore all sorts of demand requesting their Bank Verification Numbers and registration payment.

He maintained that the Commission would not ask candidates to pay for registration, adding that the entire recruitment process is free. Ossom commented that UBEC has not contracted any agency to act for or on its behalf in the recruitment exercise.

Dr Ossom advised applicants to seek further clarifications from SUBEBs, UBEC Zonal and State Offices on the recruitment process, warning that the UBEC will bear no responsibility for candidates who patronize unofficial sources in the ongoing recruitment of teachers into the scheme.

The Commission had on September 7, 2020, announced commencement for registration of candidates for recruitment into the Federal Teachers Scheme (FTS) and the only available portal for online application for FTS recruitment is: https://fts.admissions.cloud.

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for recruitment into the Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS) for 2020/2021 service period. The Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS) is a two-year intervention programme established by the Federal Government in 2006 to assist States in addressing teacher shortage at the basic education level.

NB: The application portal shall be open for two (2) weeks, from 10th - 24th September, 2020. There will be no extension. 


Only candidates who fulfill the following conditions need to apply:
  1. Must possess Bachelor’s degree in Education or Bachelor degree with Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), of not lower than Second Class (Lower Division) and not earned earlier than 2014.
  2. Must have completed or been exempted from the NYSC Scheme.
  3. Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with credit passes in Teaching Practice and the Teaching Subjects, and not earned earlier than 2014, with specialisation in any of the following subjects:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Integrated Science
  • Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • Agricultural Science
  • Home Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Technical/Technology Education
  • Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Nigerian Languages
  • Physical and Health Education

  1. Not more than 35 years of age.
  2. Not currently employed or enrolled under the NYSC, N-Power or any similar programme.


The service period is for two (2) years or as may be determined by the Universal Basic Education Commission.


The Federal Government shall pay each participant an allowance of N30,000.00 per month.


Application Form shall be completed online. Interested candidates who fulfill the above listed eligibility criteria should visit https://fts.admissions.clouds/ to complete and submit their application Forms online. Candidates will be required to upload their credentials (as listed on the site) together with their most recent passport photograph.


Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a Computer-Based Test:

RECOMMENDED: Federal Teacher's Recruitment Screening Test Date 2020/2021.


Federal Teachers' Scheme Recruitment Form 2020/2021 | UBEC
  • All enquiries relating to the online application should be directed to: [email protected] and +2347036662931.
  • Enquiries about the Scheme should be directed to: 08033109307, 08033364779 and 08036014258.


24th September, 2020.

Executive Secretary, UBEC