Authorities at the University of Ibadan have recommended 3, 783 for admissions to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for admission for the 2017/2018 academic session.
This is out of the total 56,172 who chose the premier university for admission through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE).
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) University of Ibadan, Professor Adeyinka Aderinto disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Ibadan.
According to Professor Aderinto the admission for the 2017/2018 will end in January 2018 while screening of those already issued admission letters will soon commence.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor who noted that a total 26, 769 candidates who scored 200 and above sat for the Post-UTME of the University added that out of this, only 9,268 scored 50 percent and above.
Professor Aderinto who noted that 3,783 who were finally recommended to JAMB for admission met the approved admission criteria.
The DVC (academic) further hinted that UI was committed to meeting NYSC mobilisation and stated that the second Semester examinations in the university have begun.
“The 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. The 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.”