Unilorin Urges Admission Seekers To Check JAMB CAPS Admission


College of Ilorin has suggested candidates to verify their admission standing to the establishment from the Central Admission Processing Techniques (CAPS) on Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) web site.

Its Deputy Chairman, Admission Committee, Dr Tayo Arinde, gave this recommendation whereas talking with newsmen in Ilorin on Tuesday.

Arinde stated that any admission seeker that noticed his or her identify on JAMB CAP had gotten admission by means of the advice of the college.

He stated candidates ought to, due to this fact, always verify the JAMB CAPS and settle for their admission supply accordingly.

He stated that the admission course of was in three levels.

“The primary is advantage admission, the second is for catchment space and the third stage is for the educationally deprived areas.

“The best way admission is completed now, JAMB oversees the method to make sure compliance with protocols.

“Ours, as a college, is to advocate candidates to JAMB and now we have been sending messages to candidates, directing them to add their paperwork on JAMB CAPS portal,’’ he stated.

Arinde stated that the principle challenges had been the ignorance of admission seekers and the carrying capability of the college.

“Proper now, now we have 39,000 certified candidates however we are able to solely admit 12,500 based mostly on our carrying capability.

“Our case is peculiar as a result of we’re probably the most sought-after.

“We might like to admit extra however we are able to’t transcend our capability,’’ he stated.

Explaining why some candidates received admission into programs they didn’t apply for, the committee’s deputy chairman stated it was the results of the grading of candidates’ UTME and O’ Degree outcomes.

He defined that when somebody scored 250 in UTME, those that scored extra and the departmental carrying capability had been components that might hinder the admission prospect of such a candidate.

Arinde stated that this was as a result of their UTME scores and O’ Degree outcomes had been graded.

“At occasions, somebody with 190 in JAMB may have a better whole grade than an individual who scored 250 if the previous had a greater O’ Degree end result.

“And, slightly than not giving such candidate admission in any respect, the College in its knowledge, supplies them with another choice.’’

Arinde emphasised that the College of Ilorin would now not have the issue of admission seekers importing pretend outcomes.

In response to him, technological development within the digital atmosphere permits these in cost to confirm knowledge immediately.

He stated that the establishment additionally provided admission to remedial college students of its Faculty of Preliminary College students (SPS), who handed and had earlier scored a minimal of 180 in UTME.

He added that it banked the outcomes of those that didn’t rating as much as 180 in JAMB for a yr in order that they may have one other alternative to get the required rating. (NAN)

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