All you need to know about Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination
Update on Post UTME: As the Post UTME and admission screening of various schools commence for the 2023/2024 academic session, we thought we should share with candidates some tips with regards to Post UTME as candidates who have written and succeeded in their JAMB UTME prepare for the next stage with is the Post UTME.
What is a Post UTME?
Post UTME is short for Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. In other words, it is post JAMB or the exam written by JAMB applicants just after the UTME before admission. Post UTMEs are just recognized admission screening exams that higher institutions in Nigeria conduct for students who apply for higher education admission to various institutions in Nigeria.
Each University organizes and conducts its own Post UTME but for a candidate to take part in this exam, the candidate must have applied to the university, and written the JAMB exam with a minimum score of 160 and above.
A candidate who fails to participate in the 2023 Post UTME, will be denied admission irrespective of how high the candidate scored in JAMB exam.
Who Conducts a Post UTME?
The management of any higher institution are they once to conduct the Post UTME which to most schools normally comes in two phases. The institution must on their own plan for the Post UTME registration. Exam conduct, result released, admission and many other essential requires for smooth conduct of Post UTME in the University.
What is the amount for Post UTME Form?
The prize levy for candidates to use in registering for Post UTME varies from one institution to another. The board of institution are the once in position to deliberate on the price of the post utme form and then bring it to the notice of the general public.
There have been outcries in the past from students who felt that most institutions are milking them dry just by applying for Post UTME. At some point, Post UTME had to be scraped to deal with some of these issues.
Currently, most institutions charge students anywhere from 1000 to 5000 Naira for exam registration, though there are few institutions that charge above that range for their admission forms.
How to register for your Post UTME
Just like the Post UTME cost, there is no single way to register for Post UTME. Each University plans their own registration process.
Below is the requirement during the Post UTME Registration
- Scratch Card
- Access Code
- Serial Number
Bio‐Data (Important – Avoid mistakes here!)
- First Name
- Middle Name
- Date of Birth
- Passport Sized Photograph (File Size: 20KB max, File format: JPEG
Academic Data (Also Important)
- UTME Registration Number
- Course of choice
- JAMB Score (Note: Minimum Score for many institutions is 160)
Detailed O’ Level Results (ALL SUBJECTS at one or two sittings).
Personal Data (Equally necessary)
- Phone Number
- State of Origin
- Local Govt. Area
- Nationality: (Nigerian/Non‐Nigerian)
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