Procedure For 2017 Post UTME/Direct Entry Admission Screening Exercise

Application Procedure For 2017 Post UTME/Direct Entry Admission into Nigerian tertiary institutions gets tougher day by day. Some of candidates that is seeking for admission into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria now finds it difficult to be admitted. We have put together in this article some steps on how schools will conduct the upcoming 2017 Post UTME/Direct Entry Admission Screening Exercise.

Steps On How 2017 Post UTME/Direct Entry Admission Screening Will Be Conducted:

The steps to follow for the upcoming Post UTME admission screening exercise has been a challenge for 2017 Aspirates. Below are the guide line for 2017 Post-UTME and Direct Entry procedure for the upcoming Post-UTME screening exercise. You will also understand how the higher institutions in Nigeria are conducting screening exercise. 

2017 Post UTME/DE Admission Screening Methods:

1. ONLINE APPLICATION FORM: Firstly, you are to apply online by filling the school’s online Post-UTME application form on the school website. Most  schools in Nigeria only require you to only upload your UTME and O’level results as well as other relevant documents online. This may be all that is required for you to be screened for admission. The school admission officers will to go through all the documents and details you provided to determine if you are qualified for admission. 

2. PHYSICAL SCREENING EXERCISE: Some schools, instead of demanding your documents upload online, will rather ask you to present your document physically in the school premises or any other designated venue at a specific date which will be communicated to all the candidates who applied top the school.

However, for some schools, even after uploading your details online, will still demand that you come physically to the school for screening.  All you need to do is to visit the school on the specific date and go through the screening exercise. The screening comprises mainly of checking your results and relevant documents to be sure it is the same with the one you uploaded. 

3. APTITUDE TEST/INTERVIEW SCREENING: Based on directives from JAMB this method of screening should only be for direct Entry (DE) candidates. However, Despite the fact that JAMB has directed institutions to stop conducting exams or any form of test for UTME candidates as a means of screening them for admission, some schools, mostly private universities still do so. 

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