Unilag to conduct a non-physical post-UTME Check
Unilag to conduct a non-physical post-UTME take a look at. The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has appealed to public-spirited Nigerians to help indigent candidates to get tablets, because the college will get set for a non-physical Post-UTME take a look at.
Ogundipe made the attraction throughout an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos.
According to him, within the face of the resurgence of the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, all educational actions of the establishment, together with examinations, can be on-line.
”We are to conduct our post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) take a look at on February 15 to February 23; that’s, it’ll run for about 9 days.
”This examination goes to be an e-examination such that wherever the candidates are, they don’t want to come back to campus. It is easy and handy.
”We regarded on the subject of indigent candidates, we then determined to see how we will carry them alongside.
“Right now, we have now began speaking to some mates of the college and alumni to see how we will get tablets that we may give them.
”We have gotten the variety of these indigent candidates registered for the Post-UTME take a look at, and they’re above 200,” he informed NAN.
Ogundipe stated that the candidates would wish the tablets not only for the aim of the post-UTME take a look at but in addition to facilitate different e-learning processes.
He stated, “We are talking to the alumni president and friends of the university to get these tablets in order to facilitate e-learning processes.”
He stated that over 50,000 candidates utilized for admission into the college within the 2020/2021 educational session, with about 22,000 scoring 200 marks and above.
According to him, 21,955 candidates have up to now paid for the conduct of the Post-UTME take a look at.
”It is the primary time that we’re conducting this sort of examination, and it’s such that these candidates will need to have their laptops with cameras.
”If they don’t have a digicam connected to their laptops, they won’t be allowed to take part within the examination.
”We count on the outcomes to come back out inside one week after the conduct of the examination,” he stated.
Ogundipe informed NAN that the college had collapsed the 2020/2021 educational session with the 2021/2022 educational session.
“It goes to have an effect on our admission quantity, as a result of it means we have now to confess two streams, besides if JAMB will not be conducting its examination this 12 months.
”If it’s conducting, we’re mandated to confess college students,” the vice-chancellor stated.
Ogundipe reiterated that the establishment would start on-line lectures for returning college students on Monday.
He stated that the college couldn’t afford to carry again college students to campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic.