University of Ibadan, UI, has commenced the processes of Post UTME Screening of prospective candidates for the 2017/2018 admission.
The University said in a statement on Thursday that the date of the screening would be communicated to the candidates through their email addresses after they have fufilled all stipulated formalities which it itemised in the statement.
The premier University stated that only those who scored 200 and above and supply their data online after the payment of N2, 700 to the coffer of the institution would be allowed to participate in the screening exercise.
Elucidating on the formalities in a statement signed by the institution’s registrar, Olujimi Olukoya, the university said its website would be opened on Monday, September 4, 2017, to Friday, September 23, 2017 for the candidates that made the institution their first choice and scored 200 and above for the submission of their bio-data and SSCE/NECO results online through https://ww.admissions.ui.edu.ng. While warning that there would not be extension to the deadline of submission of the information, the institution stressed that candidates who did not submit their bio-data within the stipulated time would not be considered for Post-UTME Screening and for admission.
Outline the payment instruction, the statement stated, “Candidates are required to log-in to the admission portal https://ww.admissions.ui.edu.ng using their Jamb registration numbers as their user names and their surnames as their passwords. The screening fee has been pegged at N2, 000.00, while N700.00 will be paid for the internet service provider and bank charges. The total sum of N2, 700.00 should be paid through the admission portal in favour of University of Ibadan (Admission Processing Fee Account).
“Candidate’s name, JAMB registration number, telephone number and e-mail address should be quoted at the point of payment. Credit/Debit Card Payment using ATM card; cash at bank using the print out from the portal to make payment at the bank; and direct bank account debit whereby you use your internet banking tools to make payment”.
The statement stated further, “Candidates are expected to print the payment success receipt which should display full names of the candidate (surname first) as in the UTME result slip preceded by the JAMB registration number, as the payee and the payment reference number showing the success message. Upon successful payment, candidates should proceed on the portal to submit their bio-data and O/level results.
“Candidates should ensure that the online forms are carefully filled, following all necessary instructions, as “mistake(s)” may lead to disqualification. Please fill the online forms in capitalletters only. Candidates are expected to upload their passport photographs and signatures.
“The image format for the passport and signature is JPEG and must not exceed 50kb. The photographs must be clean and clear, without glasses and cap/head-tie or cover. Candidates are then to print out evidence of completion of transaction and keep for further reference. An online help desk platform on http://www.admissions.ui.edu.ng/helpdesk will be available to handle all genuine enquiries”.
The statement also said, “The date for the post UTME will be communicated to candidates through their email addresses and sms. Candidates are, therefore, advised to provide valid and active email addresses and phone numbers. The University will not take responsibility for failure to get information as a result of invalid email addresses and functional phone numbers.
“Misrepresentation/falsification of documents is a serious offence. Candidates are, therefore, advised to submit genuine documentsonly. Anyone found guilty of this offence will be disqualified automatically and in appropriate cases, be handed over to the law enforcement agencies. Candidates are strongly advised to adhere strictly to the guidelines stipulated above for successful completion of the online submissions.”