Education

UI chooses dates for post-UTME screening

Abiola Kolawole, Ibadan
University of Ibadan, Ibadan on Wednesday said it has chosen September 14 and 15 for its 2018/2019 post-UTME screening exercise.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Idowu Olayinka made this disclosure via a statement issued on Wednesday in Ibadan.
Olayinka in the statement said, “This is to inform all prospective candidates for the 2018/19 admission exercise who have successfully uploaded their biodata/credentials that the post UTME screening will come up on Friday, 14 and Saturday, 15 September 2018. Please note that only candidates who scored 200 and above are eligible for the exercise.
“Furthermore, with effect from 2017/18 session, the institutional cut off mark of 200 is applicable to all the institutions affiliated to the University of Ibadan.”
Dispelling the rumour that UI accepts 180 for post-UTME, Professor Olayinka emphasised that UI has not changed from its 200 is the cut-off mark.
“Contrary to insinuations in some quarters that the cut-off mark for our affiliated institutions is 180, the University wishes to reiterate that, as approved by the Senate of the University of Ibadan, 200 is the cut-off mark for both the main campus and the affiliated institutions.
“For the avoidance of doubt, the newly introduced Central Admission Processing System CAPS) by JAMB makes it practically impossible for candidates below the institutional cut- off mark to be offered admission.
“Candidates who scored 200 and above at the UTME and who wish to change to any of our affiliated institutions are welcome to do so. A list of these institutions is available on our website (ui.edu.ng)”.

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