University of Ibadan, UI POST-UTME: 7 facts you must know

Gaining admission into any Nigerian tertiary institution is a herculean task. You must have passed SSCE and UTME. You also must ensure you have a reasonable score in UTME that can get you admission to the University. Gone are the days where your chances of gaining admission into the University only depends on your UTME. This present day, you take a step further by obtaining the Post-Utme form of any school of choice.

The University of Ibadan Post UTME screening shouldn’t be alien to you. You must have heard different tales from people that have written the examination.

University of Ibadan, UI is the best University in Nigeria and this contributes to why it is preferred by most aspirants.

The 2020 UTME application statistics by candidates into the various tertiary institutions across the country have been made available. According to the information released by the board, the University of Ibadan had 62,606 applications with 3.21% making it the University with the 7th highest first choice applications for 202

Admissions requirements into the University of Ibadan is competitive when compared to other Universities.

It’s no news that the sales of the school POST UTME form for 2020/2021 academic session has commenced for candidates who made the University of Ibadan their preferred institution of choice and scored above 200 in the 2020 UTME.

Here, we bring you 7 interesting things You Don’t Know about UI PUTME

  1. UI Putme form is one of the cheapest in any Federal Universities in Nigeria.
  2. The University of Ibadan, UI, doesn’t sell POST-UTME past questions. Over the years, the school had adopted “Paper to Pencil Test” method of examination. Candidates do not take nothing inside the examination hall with them with this method. Candidates are also not allowed to take the question paper with them after they are done with the examination.

Adequate preparation is necessary for you to excel in the University of Ibadan POST UTME. Here is how you can get yourself prepared

  1. The University of Ibadan does not consider candidates who scored below 50% in the Post UTME screening exercise. You must have scored 50% before you can be considered for admission, even though 50% doesn’t guarantee admission for some courses.
  2. UI undergraduate admission is purely on merit once your aggregate score is exactly or above the cut-off mark set by your department of choice, your admission is guarantee
  3. UI allows the 45, 35, 20 principles like their federal counterparts which means the University will give admission to 45% on merit, 35% based on catchment areas and 20% based on less-educated states. The Less educated states are from northern parts of the country.

This doesn’t mean admission given to catchment areas and less educated states is not on merit. No!. It only means, the aggregate mark to be considered for (35%) catchment areas will be less than merit and (20%) less educated will be lesser as seen from the university’s last year aggregate score page. UI doesn’t have any catchment area though. Hence all states in Nigeria are their catchment areas.

  1. UI POST-UTME screening registration ends on Friday 16th October, 2020 and the deadline may not be extended.
  2. There could be a slight change in this year’s admission screening exercise due to the coronavirus pandemic, if at all there would be something of such, the university will communicate.

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