NABTEB Timetable – May/June 2017


The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) usually holds its exams around May/June every year. This post contains the NABTEB timetable for 2017/18 academic session.

The best way to use this NABTEB timetable and avoid errors is to take out a sheet of paper and write out all the subjects you will be writing in the Exam. From the timetable below, write down the date and time for each subject.

According to the NABTEB timetable, the examination would commence on May 1st and end on June 2nd. 2017. See the complete timetable below;

NABTEB Timetable for May/June 2017/18 Examinations

Subjects for Monday, 1st May 2017
Information & Communications Technology (ICT) >> 9.00a.m-12 noon
General Metal Work >> 12:30p.m-6:30p.m
Textile Trades (Surface Design & Textile Printing) >> 12:30p.m-6:30p.m

Subjects for Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
Ladies Garment Making (Garment Construction and Finishing) >> 9:00a.m-3:00p.m
Draughtsman-ship Craft Practice (Draughtsman-ship) >> 9:00a.m-12noon
Auto Electrical Works >> 9.00a.m-12noon
Motor Vehicle Mechanics Works >> 9.00a.m-12noon
Electrical Installation and Maintenance Works >> 9:00a.m-12noon
Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Works >> 9:00a.m-12noon
Carpentry and Joinery >> 9:00a.m-3:00p.m
Leather Trades (Footwear Manufacture) >> 9:00a.m-3:00p.m
Fabrication and Welding >> To be arranged
Fisheries >> 9.00a.m-12.00noon
Photographic Practice >> 9.00a.m-12noon
Bricklaying, Block laying and Concreting >> 9.00a.m-3.30p.m
Men’s Garment Making (Garment Construction and Finishing) >> 9.00a.m-3.00p.m
Furniture Making >> 9.00a.m-3.30pm
Textile Trades (Spinning) >> 9.00a.m-3.00pm
Appliance Maintenance and Repairs (Electrical/Medical Appliances and projector Maintenance) >> 9.00a.m-12noon
Graphic Arts (Graphic Design) >> 9.00a.m-4.00p.m

Subjects for Wednesday, 3rd May 2017
Marine Engineering Craft >> 9.00a.m-12noon
Plumbing and Pipe Fitting >> 9.00a.m-3:00p.m
Ceramics (Ceramics and Design) >> 9:00a.m-1:00p.m
Electronics Works >> 9.00a.m-12noon
Cosmetology >> 9.00a.m-3.00p.m
Catering Craft Practice >> 9:00a.m-4:00p.m
Leather Trades (Leather Tanning) >> 9:00a.m-3:00p.m
Machine Wood Working >> 9.00a.m-1.00p.m
Printing Craft Practice >> 9:00a.m-3:00p.m
Typewriting (35W.P.M) >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Agricultural Equipment and Implement Mechanics Works (Tractor System) >> 9.00a.m-12noon
Ship Building Craft practice >> 9.00a.m-12noon
Painting and Decorating >> 9.00a.m-3.00pm.
Textile Trades (Weaving) >> 9.00a.m-3.00p.m
Instrument Mechanics Works >> 9.00a.m-12noon
Computer Craft Studies >> 9:00a.m-12noon
Foundry Craft Practice >> To be arranged
Appliance Maintenance and Repairs (Domestic and Office Machines Maintenance) >> 9.00a.m-12noon

Subjects for Thursday, 4th May 2017
Biology >> 9.00a.m-11.00a.m
Vehicle Body Building >> 12:00noon-4.00pm
Light Vehicle Body Repair Works >> 12:00noon-4.00pm
Agricultural Equipment and Mechanics Works (Intro. to Agric Science, Implements and Machines) >> 12:00noon-3.00pm
General Wood Work >> 12:00noon-4.00pm
Textile Trades (Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing) >> 12:00noon-6.00pm
Shorthand (80 W. P. M.) >> 12:00noon-1.40pm
Animal Husbandry >> 12:00noon-2.30pm
Leather Trades (Leather Goods Manufacture) >> 12:00noon-6.00pm

Subjects for Friday, 5th May 2017
Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice >> To be arranged
Geography >> 9.00a.m-11.00a.m
Agricultural Science >> 3.00pm-5.00pm

Subjects for Thursday, 11th  may 2017
Physics >> 9.00a.m-11.45a.m
Basic Electricity >> 1.00pm-4.00p.m

Subjects for Friday, 12th may 2017
Chemistry >> 9:00a.m-11:00a.m
Building/Engineering Drawing >> 3:00p.m-6:00p.m

Subjects for Monday, 22nd May 2017
Office Practice >> 9:00a.m-12:20p.m
Salesmanship >> 9:00a.m-12:20p.m
Graphic Arts (Graphic Design) >> 9:00a.m-11:10a.m
Instrument Mechanics Works >> 9:00a.m-11:40a.m
Appliance Maintenance and Repairs (Electrical/Medical Appliances and projector Maintenance) >> 9:00a.m-11:40a.m
Leather Trades (Leather Goods Manufacture) >> 9:00a.m-11:10a.m
Tourism >> 9:00a.m-11:40a.m
Textile Trades (Bleaching, Dyeing & Finishing) >> 9:00a.m-11:40a.m
Animal Husbandry >> 9:00a.m-11:40a.m
Fisheries >> 9:00a.m-11:40a.m
Ceramic (Ceramic and Design) >> 9:00a.m-11:20a.m
Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice >> 9:00a.m-11:40a.m
Geography >> 2:00p.m-5:00p.m

Subjects for Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Computer Craft Studies >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Textile Trades (Spinning) >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Electronics Works >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Machine Wood Working >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
General Metal Work >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Literature in English >> 1:00p.m-3:00p.m
Basic Electricity >> 3:30p.m-6:10p.m

Subjects for Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Physics >> 9.00a.m-11.45a.m
Agricultural Equipment and Implement Mechanics Works (Introduction to Agric Science, Implement and Machines) >> 1:00p.m-4:10p.m
Financial Accounting >> 1.00p.m-4:30p.m
Plumbing & Pipe Fitting >> 1:00p.m-3:40p.m
Textile Trades (Surface Design & Textile Printing) >> 1:00p.m-3:40p.m
Leather Trades (Footwear Manufacture) >> 1:00p.m-3:10p.m
Printing Craft Practice >> 1:00p.m-3:40p.m
Men’s Garment Making (Garment Construction and Finishing) >> 1:00p.m-3:40p.m
Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Works >> 1:00p.m-3:40p.m
Appliance Maintenance and Repairs (Domestic and Office Machines Maintenance) >> 1:00p.m-3:40p.m
Marine Engineering Craft >> 1:00p.m-3:40p.m
Vehicle Body Building >> 1:00p.m-3:40p.m
General Wood Work >> 1:00p.m-3:40p.m

Subjects for Thursday, 25th May 2017
Biology >> 9.00a.m-11.20a.m
Fabrication and Welding >> 1.00p.m-4.10p.m
Blocklaying, Bricklaying and Concreting >> 1.00p.m-3.40p.m
Leather Trades ( Leather Tanning) >> 1.00p.m-3.10p.m
Photographic practice >> 1.00p.m-3.10p.m
Carpentry and Joinery >> 1.00p.m-3.40p.m
Painting & Decorating >> 1.00p.m-3.40p.m
Agric. Equipment & Implements Mechanics Works (Tractor System) >> 1.00p.m-4:10p.m
Textile Trades (Weaving) >> 1.00p.m-3.40p.m
Draughtsmanship Craft Practice (Draughtsmanship) >> 1.00p.m-3.40p.m
Commerce >> 1:00p.m-4:20p.m
Building /Engeneering Drawing >> 5.00p.m-5.40p.m

Subjects for Friday, 26th May 2017
Ship Building Craft practice >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Electrical Installation and Maintenance Works >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Motor Vehicle Mechanics Works >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Catering Craft Practice >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Automobile Electrical Works >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Furniture Making >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Cosmetology >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Light Vehicle Body Repair Works >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Foundry Craft Practice >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Ladies Garment Making (Garment Construction and Finishing) >> 9.00a.m-11.40a.m
Introduction to Building Construction >> 9.00a.m-11.20a.m
Literature-in-English >> 3.00p.m-5.00p.m

Subjects for Tuesday, 30th May 2017
Mathematics >> 9:00a.m-10:30a.m, 10.30am-1:00p.m
Information & Communications Technology (ICT) >> 3:00p.m-5:40p.m

Subjects for Wednesday, 31st May 2017
English Language >> 9.00a.m-10.40a.m, 10.40am-1.10p.m
Civic Education >> 3.00p.m-5.50p.m

Subjects for Thursday, 1st June 2017
Economics >> 9.00a.m-12.20pm
Christian Religious Studies >> 2.00p.m-4.30p.m
Islamic Studies >> 2.00p.m-4.30p.m

Subjects for Friday, 2nd June 2017
Chemistry >> 9.00a.m-11:30am
Agricultural Science >> 3.00p.m-5.30p.m

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  1. please is Nabteb result out yet? If no, please do u have idea when its likely to be released? Thanks!

    1. Christopher Akuneme says:

      NABTEB result is not yet out for now. It should be released before this month (August) ends.