UNILAG to hold 2020 Post-UTME screening
online , merges 2020/ 2021 and 2021/ 2022 sessions
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has disclosed that in the face of the resurgence of COVID-19, all academic activities of the institution, including Post-UTME screening and other examinations, will be online.
Prof. Ogundipe disclosed this during an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Sunday.
According to him, “We are to conduct our post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) test on February 15 to February 23; that is, it will run for about nine days.
”It is the first time that we are conducting this type of examination, and it is such that these candidates must have their laptops with cameras.
”If they do not have a camera attached to their laptops, they will not be allowed to participate in the examination.
He mentioned that the university has already commenced talks with some friends of the university and alumni to see
how the university can get tablets for indigent candidates.
He appealed to public-spirited Nigerians to assist indigent candidates to get tablets, as the university gets set for non- physical post-UTME tests.
Mr Ogundipe said the candidates would need the tablets not just for the purpose of the post-UTME test but also to facilitate other e-learning processes.
Ogundipe also disclosed that the university had collapsed 2020/2021 academic session with 2021/2022 academic
“It is going to affect our admission number, because it means we have to admit two streams, except if JAMB is not conducting its examination this year.
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