Three thousand, seven hundred and eighty three candidates have been recommended by authorities of University of Ibadan to Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for admission for 2017/2018 academic session.
This is out of the total 56,172 who chose the premier university for admission through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE).
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) of the university, Mr Adeyinka Aderinto, who made the disclosure while speaking with journalists in Ibadan, said the admission for 2017/2018 will end in January 2018 while screening of those already issued admission letters will soon commence.
He noted that a total of 26,769 candidates who scored 200 and above sat for the Post-UTME of the university, stating that out of these, only 9,268 scored 50 per cent and above.
The DVC added that 3,783 candidates who were finally recommended to JAMB for admission met approved admission criteria.
Aderinto maintained that the university is committed to meeting NYSC mobilisation, noting that the second semester examinations in the university had begun.
He said, “University of Ibadan is committed to mobilising students for 2017/2018 National Youth Service and to end the session (2016/2017). We have commenced the examinations and the students have started writing. We have also recommended about 3,783 candidates to JAMB for admission and we are concluding the admission process by January ending.
“University of Ibadan is committed to upholding its standards in admission. This is what makes us who we are in offering qualitative education to our students to be the best in Nigeria and have the capacity to compete globally.”