Post-UTME Hots Up

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 24th, 2014

Harrison Iyoha

As the nation’s tertiary institutions prepare for a new academic session, students are in last minute preparations for their post University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations. Universities have called on prospective candidates to pay the necessary fees and proceed to finalise their applications online.

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) 2014 Post-UTME examination will take place on Friday, 1 August and Saturday, 2 August, 2014.

P.M.NEWS Campus Square checks also revealed that the management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, UNIZIK, has released the timetable for their Post-UTME 2014 registration and screening exercise for candidates who made the university their first choice.

Candidates who did not pick the university as their first choice but wish to be considered for admission into degree programmes of the Enugu State College of Education(Technical), Federal College of Education(Technical), Umunze and Pope John Paul II Major Seminary, Okpuno(Philosophy), which are affiliate institutions of the university, may also apply.

The institution’s screening test will hold thus: Tuesday, 12 August, 2014 for Medicine, Health Sciences and Technology, Pharmacy,Basic Medical Sciences; Wednesday, 13 August, 2014 for Management Sciences; Thursday, 14 August, 2014 Social Sciences and Art; Friday, 15 August, 2014 Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Physical Sciences and will end on Saturday, 16 August, 2014 for the Law, Education, Biosciences, Agriculture students.

One of the prospective students at the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, told P.M.NEWS Campus Square that their screening test will hold on Friday, 25 July, 2014 at the institution’s Ibadan Campus.

Sunday Olaniyi, who stated that he has been preparing hard for the examination noted that, “I hope the examination is not as difficult as it is being portrayed everywhere.

“Tension is rising here but isn’t that what writing such an examination is all about?”

Meanwhile, the exercise has been in progress at the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos since Tuesday.

The screening test, sources disclosed, will not end until the end of this week as the students hailed the conduct of the examination.

“We didn’t spend more than thirty minutes before we left the examination hall. Their setting in UNILAG was almost perfect and I hope the results will suggest the same,” Olasode Oshi told our correspondent.

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