5 Important information You Need To Know About 2016 Post-UTME

As against the former believe that Universities won’t be conducting Post-UTME screening for admission into the Nigerian Universities for 2016/2017 academic session, Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination has come to stay.

This agreement was reached in a meeting between The Federal Ministry of Education and other Education stakeholders. The statement was announced by the Secretary General, Association of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, Prof. Michael Faborode.

It’s against the backdrop of the foregoing confusion that trailed screening exercise, that we decided to bring you this article. Below are the following information that we feel every Nigerian should know about 2016 Post-UTME screening exercise.

1. It is Sacrosanct 

Contrary to the believe that Nigerian Universities won’t be conducting screening this year following the Federal government earlier scraping of the exercise, it is now certain that all the Nigerian Tertiary Institutions will be conducting screening before admitting any student. 

2. Application Form is N2,500

The Federal government has equally directed all the Institutions involved to abide the N2,500 government approved fee for the exercise. 

3. Method of Application 

Candidates are to generate Remitta Invoice from the internet and proceed to any bank of their choice to make payments. The candidates are also expected to take their receipt to the Institutions of their choice in order to complete other registration requirements.

4. No CBT Test

The Federal government has as well scrapped CBT test for Post-UTME and JAMB exams. The screening is to be conducted in paper and pen format. 

5. When It is Starting 

As write, many Universities has already commenced the sale of screening forms. Banks have been witnessing the influx of candidates who come to make payments for the form since the beginning of this week. 


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