University of Ibadan (UI) will only admit 3,000 candidates out of 29,000 candidates that applied the varsity in the 2016/2017 academic session.
University of Ibadan (UI), Vice Chancellor, Prof Idowu Olayinka has reportedly disclosed that only 3,000 candidates out of the over 29,000 who scored 200 and above in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and chose the university as their choice will gain admission n to the University this year.
He disclosed while speaking on the topic, “Challenges of Building a World Class University” at the 68th Interdisciplinary Research Discourse of the Postgraduate school.
He lamented that poor funding, infrastructure deficit, student-lecturer ratio and limitation of Hostel accommodation would not allow the University go beyond its present carrying capacity.
He called on the Nigerian Government to adequately fund universities and fix the infrastructural deficits if it wants her universities to be globally competitive.