UNIJOS: 25,700 Candidates Jostle for 6,500 Admission Slots

Over 25,000 candidates will write the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for only 6,500 admission spaces into the University of Jos. This figure represented only those who scored 180 points and above in the UTME and chose University of Jos as their first choice..

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A total of 25,700 candidates are jostling for 6,500 slots in the 2015 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination screening of the University of Jos.

This was disclosed by Jilli Damdam, the UniJos Registrar.

The registrar explained that the school would have admitted only 4,500 but for recent increase in the carrying capacity of the university by the National Universities Commission.

Damdam said: “We had nine faculties and three new ones were approved for the school.

“Therefore, the NUC increased our carrying capacity from 4,500 to 6,500.”

He said the registration for the post-UTME started on August 10 and would end on August 27.

He added: “The actual test (exams) will take place from August 28 to September 5, 2015.

“Candidates are advised to visit the school website to register after payment of N2,000 only to designated banks as contained on the website.

Recommended: UNIJOS Post UTME Registration Procedure.

The registrar said candidates were expected to arrive 30 minutes ahead of time, adding that the last day, September 5, was meant for those who missed their assigned dates.

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