Rivers State University, previously known as the Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), has announced its cut-off mark for the 2023/2024 academic session admission exercise. As the first technological university in Nigeria, and the first university to be situated within the Niger Delta, this Port Harcourt based institution holds a unique position in Nigeria’s higher education landscape.
|University Name||Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)|
|Eligibility||Candidates who chose RSUST and scored at least 190 in UTME|
|Location||Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria|
|Notable Feature||First Technological University in Nigeria|
|Program Offerings||Wide variety of degree courses across various disciplines|
|Application||Candidates are advised to apply if they meet the cut-off|
RSUST Cut-off Mark for Admission
The University management has revealed that the cut-off mark for the 2023/2024 academic admission exercise stands at 190 points. This threshold has a significant impact on who is eligible to participate in the Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening exercise.
For aspirants of RSUST, scoring exactly or above this cut-off mark is the first crucial step towards securing a seat in this reputable institution. It implies that such candidates are qualified and eligible for the Post UTME screening exercise. Conversely, candidates with marks below this cut-off are deemed not eligible for RSUST’s Post UTME.
The Implications for Aspiring Candidates
With this cut-off mark, the selection process for the 2023/2024 academic session is set to be highly competitive. Therefore, potential candidates must be adequately prepared and aim to score far above the set cut-off mark in their UTME to stand a good chance of admission into the institution.
The cut-off mark applies to all the undergraduate degree courses offered at Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST). As such, candidates aspiring for any of the under-listed degree programs must ensure they meet this minimum score of 190:
- Accounting, Adult & Community Education, Agricultural Extension & Rural Development, Agricultural Economics & Extension, and many more.
- Courses within the sphere of engineering such as Agricultural Engineering, Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Computer Engineering.
- Fields in the natural sciences including Applied Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Science(s), and Computer Science.
- The arts and social sciences are not left out, with courses like English Language, Literature in English, History & Diplomatic Studies, and Theatre Arts, all requiring the minimum cut-off score.
- Prospective students of Law, Medicine & Surgery, and Nursing are also bound by this cut-off mark.
The exhaustive list of degree courses continues, emphasizing the diversity of academic programs available at RSUST and the unifying cut-off score that prospective students must meet.
Preparing for Success
With the announcement of the cut-off mark, it is imperative for prospective candidates to intensify their preparations for the forthcoming Post UTME screening exercise. Scoring high in UTME is only the first step. The journey continues with the institution’s internal screening process, which demands equal if not greater academic commitment.
In conclusion, it is a season of intense preparation and focus for candidates aspiring to secure a place at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology. With the cut-off mark now made public, every prospective student knows the score they must strive to meet or surpass. This announcement takes us a step further into the unpredictable and competitive journey towards academic admission for the 2023/2024 session at RSUST.