University Of Ibadan Admits 4,000, Rejects 16,000 post-UTME Candidates

The University of Ibadan on Tuesday held an orientation programme for the newly admitted 4,000 students out of over 20,000 who sat its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

According to NAN, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the university, Prof Kayode Adebowale, presided over the three-day event.

The DVC said, β€œThe number of candidates for the university was more than 20,000.

β€œWe don’t go below 200 as the cut-off mark for JAMB score, although JAMB stated this year that universities can take 160 as the cut-off mark, but 200 is our benchmark.”

Adebowale added, β€œWe want to ensure that students that are coming in are qualified.”

He also said UI had taken proactive steps to address the accommodation challenges students often faced.

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