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OAU introduces Computer Based Post-UTME for 2017 exams

OAU introduces Computer Based Post UTME for 2017 exams

The 2017 Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Post-UTME will be a Computer Based Test, Fabinfos.com can confirm. The decision to make the exam CBT, was reached at the Senate meeting that held on Wednesday this week.

This development comes after the Federal Government allowed universities to conduct Post-UTME tests for aspirants seeking admission into their institutions.

Confirming the development, the Dean of Students’ Affairs, Prof. I. O. Aransi told reporters that the Post-UTME will be a Computer Based Test. He also made it known that the deadline set by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for the submission of merit list is October 15, 2017.

The Dean however advised all prospective candidates to stay away from unfounded reports and fraudulent rumours stating that the screening form is already out. “The advertisement will be on the school website very soon,” Aransi added.

Part of the recommendations put forward to the Senate by the Committee of Deans, as obtained by OAU Peeps News Agency include that the registration portal be opened to aspirants starting from Monday, September 11 and the screening examination starting on September 18.


According to the same proposition, the charges for the screening will be the same amount as what was charged last year (N2,000 JAMB Charges and N5,000 for the use of CBT facilities totaling N7,000). All of these subjected to the approval of the Senate at Wednesday’s meeting.

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