Latest Post Utme News For Institutions

Latest Post Utme News for Universities/ Polytechnics and Colleges of Education

Latest Post utme news. It is not a news again the supremacy fight between the institutions of higher learning in Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Education on one hand and the joint and Matriculation Board on the other hand.

latest post utme news

About a mouth ago the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu gave a directives that there should be no post utme examinations for candidates who sat forĀ  jamb cbt examinations. But some of the universities defied that directive and started the sale of forms for post utme.

In a swift reaction to that, the minister announced that all form of post utme should be stopped and that the results of those that have written the exams is invalid and further stated that all money collected from candidate should be returned.

Because of the importance and gravity of this issue to the educational system , a 7th combined policy meeting on the modalities for screen of candidates for the 2016 admission was held at the B. O Ukeje Auditorium National Commission for Colleges of Education, Central Business District, Abuja on 28th June 2016.

The honourable minister of Education directed the immediate stoppage of post utme test by all tertiary institutions. He further directed that a meeting of all stake holders be convened to ensure strict adhere to the minister’s directive.

At the meeting, the Admission criteria were given as follows:

A: Conventional institutions. Science (60) : Arts/Social Science (40)

B: Specialized Universities ie university of technology, agriculture etc. Science (100%)

C: Polytechnics/Colleges of Technologies. Science Related Courses (70) : Arts Related (30)

For the utme ratio to that of direct entry, it was given thus:

Utme (90) : Direct Entry (10)

I.e 90% for utme candidates and 10% for DE candidates.

It was further stated that if the 10% quota for direct entry is not completely utilized, it may be added to utme quota.

Some other related issues were discussed. One of such issues is that the list of candidates who have scored above the minimum cut off mark and are not admitted may be forwarded to other institutions that need them for admission consideration.

However some post utme screening model ware presented for consideration.

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