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Requirements for Gaining Admission into Nigerian Universities

Requirements for Gaining Admission into Nigerian Universities

The following requirements are very tantamount if you are interested in gaining admission into Nigerian universities. Although, other things may be required depending on the school in question but those ones are secondary. The main primary requirements have been enumerated below:

Here are the Requirements for Gaining Admission into Nigerian Universities

The following requirements apply for most Nigerian universities. The candidate must have:

  • A minimum of 5 credits in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCE/GCE) Ordinary Level Credits in a maximum of 2 sittings.
  • A minimum mark of 200 in the Joint Tertiary Matriculation Examination (JTME) out of a maximum of 400 marks.
  • A minimum of Merit Pass in the National Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND) and other Advanced Level Certificates.

The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) organizes the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for students seeking admission into Nigerian universities. Candidates are required to choose two universities, two polytechnics and two colleges of education of their choice, with the first and second choice courses of the candidate’s choice. This new procedure of admission is applicable to both public and private higher institutions in Nigeria.

The Easiest Way for Gaining Admission into Nigerian Universities

I have been writing JAMB for the pass five (5) years now without scoring more than 202/400. I want to study accounting at the University of Lagos. My parents are no longer interested in my education since they are now tired of my constant failure in JAMB. My peers now see me as an unserious person who has no plan for her life. I am now thinking of getting married to my five months old fiancée’ who wants to marry me, but due to my university plans, I have been saying no to him. Please, I am not getting any younger, so tell me: is there any easy way to gain admission in Nigeria?

Seriously, that could be you saying these words, but I tell you, if the story of the girl above resonates with your present circumstance, then that circumstance is about to change for the better.

Admission in Nigeria is getting harder by the year and this even has great consequences for those who are still looking for admission since they are greeted with the ever increasing figures of both new and old competitors every year.

Now, to the question: is there any easy way to gain admission in Nigeria?

Well, to be true to you, there are no easy ways to get admitted in Nigeria. Yes! As frustrating that may sound, we cannot hide from the obvious truth – admission in Nigeria is not easy. Thousands leading to the millions of candidates register for JAMB every year and this figure keeps increasing, and the admission spaces are limited.

The only thing you can do is to ease the process by observing some rules which if followed and believed in, it could help you get admitted into that tertiary institution of your dream. That is what this article is all about – to provide those rules for you to follow and help you ease the process to admission success.(See More)

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