Scrapping Of Post-UTME Does Not Stop Universities From Screening Students – NUC

The Public Relations officer of the Nigerian Universities Commission, Ibrahim Yakasai, has stated that despite the new directive scrapping the Post-UTME, universities are allowed to screen students sent to them for admission by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB.

Speaking on NTA, Yakasai said the new directive does not restrict any university from screening students sent to them by the exams board.

Usually, during admission, universities and other schools are allowed to do elementary screening. The screening include actual verification of Jamb slip, crosschecking of documents for admission, medical test, age check and a host of other prerequisite for securing of admission.

You will recall that the Federal Government on Thursday ordered that the examinations usually organised by universities in Nigeria for admission seekers after the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations should be scrapped.

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