In an unprecedented move that has caught the attention of both prospective candidates and the general populace, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has formally announced the cancellation of its Post-UTME Screening Exercise for the 2023/2024 academic session. Originally, the screening had been planned to take place from Tuesday, 3rd October to Friday, 18th October 2023.
|🗓️ Cancellation||UNN’s Post-UTME Screening Exercise for 2023/2024 has been cancelled.|
|📚 Academic Year||Pertains to the 2023/2024 academic session.|
|🚫 Reasons||Due to prevailing uncertainties and logistical challenges.|
|🔄 New Method||Assessment will now be through verified JAMB UTME, O’ Level and Direct Entry results.|
|⚠️ Uploading Rule||Failure to upload verified O’ Level results on JAMB CAPS will result in no admission.|
|🔍 Alternate Plans||Screening to be done based on O’ Level and Direct Entry results.|
|💻 UNN Portal||Registration details for the new screening are on the UNN website.|
|🛑 Original Dates||Was initially set to start from 3rd October to 18th October 2023.|
Rationalising the Abrupt Decision
The university management has provided an explanation for this unforeseen decision, citing prevailing uncertainties and logistical difficulties associated with travel from various regions of the country under the current challenging circumstances.
UNN’s Updated Approach: Replacing Post-UTME Screening
The Management has opted for a different approach to student assessment for the upcoming academic session. Instead of the previously scheduled Post-UTME Computer-Based Test (CBT), the Screening Exercise will now be conducted through an evaluation of verified JAMB UTME, O’ Level, and Direct Entry results.
Critical Information for Prospective Students
It is imperative for applicants to note that failure to upload the verified O’ Level results within the stipulated timeline on JAMB CAPS will result in automatic disqualification for admission consideration.
Maintained Consistency on Other Registration Details
While there may have been a significant change in the screening process, other details related to registration for O’ Level and Direct Entry results on the UNN portal remain consistent, as initially published on the university’s official website.
Conclusion and Forward-Looking Recommendations
The cancellation of the Post-UTME Screening Exercise by UNN is undoubtedly a noteworthy development that merits the attention of all prospective students. Those interested in gaining admission are urged to remain vigilant, promptly upload all required documents, and frequently consult official communication channels for any updates.
By adapting swiftly to this new screening methodology and adhering to the guidelines set by the university, candidates can continue to foster their academic aspirations at the esteemed University of Nigeria, Nsukka.