Latest: FUNAAB 2015/2016 Post-UTME Result – See Details
- FUNAAB 2015/2016 Post-UTME Screening Date
- About FUNAAB
- Only About 3500 Students will be Admitted in FUNAAB
- How to Check Where You Have Been Posted For Admission
- Candidates Qualified for 2015/2016 FUNAAB Post-UTME
- Don’t Fall A Victim To Fraud , UNAAB Warns Admission Seekers
FUNAAB 2015/2016 Post-UTME Screening Date
The Screening Exercise is computer-based and holds on Monday, 17th August, 2015 and Tuesday, 18th August, 2015. Candidates are to check the FUNAAB Admission Portal from Friday 14th August, 2015 to verify their venue and date.
The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State (FUNAAB) was established on January 1, 1988 by theFederal Government when four Universities of Technology, earlier merged in 1984, were demerged. This led to the creation of the first two Universities of Agriculture in Abeokuta and Makurdi.
On the same date, Professor Nurudeen Olorun-Nimbe Adedipe was appointed the pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the University. Professor Adedipe officially assumed duty on January 28, 1988. For many years the date which ProfessorAdedipe assumed duty was wrongly adopted as the foundation day of the University. Following a revisit to the instrument setting up the University, a Council decision at its 53rd Statutory meeting in June 2010 reverted the foundation date to January 1st 1988 as prescribed by the law which established the University.
Prior to the emergence of UNAAB, the Federal Government had established the Federal University of Technology, Abeokuta (FUTAB) in 1983. Then, in 1984, it was merged with the University of Lagos and had its name changed to the College of Science and Technology, Abeokuta (COSTAB), before the demerger of January, 1988.
The University started off from the old Campus of Abeokuta Grammar School, Isale-Igbein near the city centre. It completed its movement to its Permanent Site along Alabata Road in 1997, in what has been termed the fastest pace of Permanent Site development in the history of Nigerian University System.
Only About 3500 Students will be Admitted in FUNAAB
About 12,500 candidates participated in this year’s Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Screening Exercise, conducted by the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).
The Director of Academic Planning, Prof. Olukayode Akinyemi, while reviewing the exercise, commended the efforts of the Federal Government in bench-marking the admission process, because it would allow many prospective students to have access to other levels of higher education such as the Polytechnics and Colleges of Education.
He stated that it was imperative for Universities to have their own bench-marks, to maintain high standards. He noted that there were still other ways of screening-out candidates with bad characters even though they might have met the basic academic requirements in the interest of the system.
Prof. Akinyemi, however, advised candidates who could not be admitted into FUNAAB not to be discouraged as there were other institutions that could still admit them, because for now, FUNAAB could only admit about 3,500 applicants.
Also speaking, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Adekojo Waheed, said the exercise was a huge success in a bid to getting the best candidates for the University. He likened the candidates to raw materials that any company would need before manufacturing its products.
Prof. Waheed added that the University was not prepared to start training and re-training half-baked candidates when admitted, as this could lead to a draw-back in attaining the set objectives of FUNAAB.
While comparing the screening exercise with those of previous years, Prof. Waheed listed the improvement recorded to include the adoption of finger-print screening and biometrics by every candidate before being allowed to sit for the examination.
He said this was made possible because every candidate’s data had been domiciled with the University with the relevant information, to guard against impersonation.
In addition, he noted that candidates were not allowed within the screening premises, to use their mobile phones, electronic devices, bags and luggage as part of preventive measures against cheating.
The Chairperson, Admissions Committee of the University, Professor Oluyemisi Eromosele, also gave a pass-mark to the exercise.
She described it as highly successful as everything went on fine as scheduled in terms of logistics.
Prof. Eromosele, who doubles as the Dean, College of Physical Sciences (COLPHYS), re-iterated the commitment of FUNAAB at encouraging students to study agriculture-related courses, when compared with other programmes run by the University.
How to Check Where You Have Been Posted For Admission
Also Read – JAMB New Admission Policy
Candidates of the 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have been asked to visit the website of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to find out where they have been redistributed to.
The Head of JAMB, Lagos, Dr. Beatrice Okorie said candidates can begin to check on Monday 3rd of August.
Here is how candidates can check the university they have been posted to:
Go to the JAMB website: http://www.jamb.org.ng/
At the homepage, click the first option under the ‘2015 UTME’ section which says “Check Where you have been posted for Admission”
In the dialogue box that appears, type in your Registration number
Click on the “Check Where you have been posted for Admission” tab
The portal will display your posting which you can print.
Candidates Qualified for 2015/2016 FUNAAB Post-UTME
Given below is the 2015 UTME Performance index of the University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) whose cut-off mark was set at 200 for both 1st and 2nd choice candidates in the last post-utme. – number of candidates that are qualified for 2015/2016 FUNAAB Post-UTME. These are the candidates that will be eligible to sit for the University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Post-UTME screening for the 2015/2016 admission exercise. All candidates who chose University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) during JAMB registration may be interested in this piece of information.
How Many Candidates Are Writing University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Post-UTME for 2015?
This is the questions in the mind of many candidates that have chosen University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) as either first, second or third choice during the 2015 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board UTME registration are “how many people are qualified?” “How many people are eligible for the Post UME screening?”
Below are the number of candidates broken down into choices;
First Choice: 16,722 candidates
Second Choice: 423 candidates
Third Choice: 29 candidates
Fourth Choice: 3
Total: 17, 177 candidates
Don’t Fall A Victim To Fraud , UNAAB Warns Admission Seekers
The attention of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) has been drawn to the activities of some websites created by unscrupulous persons, purportedly providing assistance to candidates on the 2015/2016 FUNAAB Admissions Exercise.
The University is disassociating itself from any collaboration with these external websites and therefore, any information or content of materials on these websites does not receive the endorsement by the University.
Consequently, prospective candidates seeking undergraduate admission into 100, 200 and 300 Levels in the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta are hereby advised to desist from using these external website for application.
The only website of the University is (www.unaab.edu.ng)
The University will not be held responsible for any personal loss arising directly or indirectly from on the information, services, or material linked to these external websites.