The University of Ilorin has cleared 65, 000 candidates for the 2015/2016 post UTME screening which begins today.
The Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs of the institution, Mr Kunle Akogun, who made this known in a statement in Ilorin on Sunday said the weeklong exercise would hold simultaneously in Ilorin and Lagos.
Akogun said only candidates who scored a minimum of 180 marks in the 2015 UTME and made the University their first choice would take part in the computer-based test (CBT).
He advised candidates to bring along to their respective centres printed copies of their examination schedules indicating that they were slated to write the examination at a particular date and time.
Akogun said this became necessary as there were many batches for the examination daily.
He also advised prospective candidates to bring along with them payment receipts generated from the students’ portal of the University’s website.
He warned that the accreditation team would insist on the receipt from the varsity’s website to verify candidate’s identity— through pictures that tally with the face of each candidate.
He said that only registered candidates for the screening exercise would be allowed into the screening premises.
Akogun cautioned the candidates against indecent dressing and bringing of cell phones or any electronic appliance into the examination hall.
“Candidates for the pre-admission screening exercise are also advised to be decently dressed, as candidates with indecent dressing will not be allowed into the screening premises.
“Also, phones and all other forms of mobile communication, electronic devices, bags and luggage are not allowed within the screening premises, he said.
Seventy three thousand, two hundred and fifty of the over 107,000 candidates that applied for admission into the University this year scored 180 marks and above at the UTME.
By the close of the portal yesterday, only 65, 000 out of the 73, 250 qualified candidates registered for the post UMTE.