THE Joint Admission And Matriculation Board, (JAMB) 2015 UTME Examination ends yesterday, 21st March, 2015…. Now that the examination had come to an end, what is the next step?
Some Candidates have seen their Jamb score, while some are still waiting for Jamb to release it. Unfortunately, some JAMB candidates might not see their result…
As you already know, it is compulsory to pass the Joint Admission Matriculation Examination, (JAMB) to be admitted into any Tertiary Institution in Nigeria.
THE Joint Admission and Matriculation Board 2015/2016 Examination commenced on 10th of March, 2015 and ends on March 21, 2015. While some candidates have written the examination and seen their result, others who have written are yet to see their results. That is the irony of life.
Our main purpose of writing this article is to help all the JAMBites know what to do and what not to do after they have seen their JAMB CBT 2015 result.
For those who don’t know already, education in Nigeria is extremely pivotal and as a result of that, a lot of prospective students try at all cost to do everything within their power to get into school either due to peer pressure or pressure from families. No wonder you see criminals looking to upgrade Jamb results. (Which is not Possible)
It is prerequisite to understand that you have to do things right in other to secure admission into any University, Polytechnic & College of Education in Nigeria. You don’t want to wait until next year by trying to game the system.
After you must have seen your JAMB UTME 2015 Result, the next step is to start preparing for University examination, which is known as Post-UTME (Aptitude Test).
If your JAMB score is not as high as expected, you need to get prepare to score high in your 2015 Post-UTME Examination.
Annually, the Joint Admission And Matriculation Board, JAMB releases the cutoff mark (or cutoff point) for getting into the Universities, Polytechnics as well as College of Edu. and it is mostly placed around the 180 mark (for Universities), 150 – 160 mark for Polytechnics and C.O.E. Although most universities keep their cutoff at 180, some top most sort after universities in Nigeria peg theirs around 200.
News: Check out Jamb 2015 cut-off mark (Unofficial)
Hence, the need to score above 200 mark in your Jamb Examination so as to make you one step into the university of your choice.
For your Post-UTME, you have to find out what the cut-off mark for your choice of Institution is. Most of you whose chosen school is outside your state, you will need to keep in touch with anyone you know. It could be your friend, family or anyone who is close to the school. But if you don’t know any. Don’t panic, the internet has made it possible to get information right inside your home. That is why Nigeriaschool.com.ng is here.
Although Universities have their own online presence, (i.e. portal/website) where they update prospective students with information as regards to registration, date of the examination, it is expedient that you as a prospective student should visit the school in question to get first-hand information. Once again, Nigeriaschool.com.ng can do the work for you. You need to stay updated!
Traveling Far Distance to Write Post-UTME
Students who have to travel miles, to other states to write their POST-UTME examination, you should visit your school probably a few weeks before the exam to get familiarize with the school and it’s environs. You should also make preparation to squat/stay in the school as your examination might last up to the evening hours, at which time you will not be able to travel.
Hence, the idea of visiting your school of choice before the post-utme screening is to try to know the environs and where to pay for the night if necessary. If you have any friend who is a student, or you know a friend who know a friend, who know another friend who is a student of the University that might help you with accommodation to cover your stay for the few days you will be staying or till the next day after you are done with your examination and can’t travel back to your destination. This will help save you money that you’d have spent on accommodation for the few days.
How to pass your post-UTME in flying Colours
A lot of Jamb candidates will be sitting for the Post-UTME examination, what do you need to do to stand out from the crowd? Simple. Sort for Past POST-UTME questions and answers of your school.
You should take note that the post utme questions don’t fall from the sky, it is reproduce out of past questions. We know this for sure that some of the POST-UTME questions are the same with JAMB examination questions.
You can get Past Post-UME questions and answers from your school for a token, you can also buy it online, if your school is far from your destination. (We will make available past questions and answers here at nigeriaschool.com.ng for a token, you can buy it in an e-book format, print it out or use your laptop to go through it)
After getting the questions, do everything in your capacity to work on the questions. Don’t buy it and dump it. Ask people who score above the merit cut-off. Their secret is getting past questions and working on them daily.
Before the D-Day of your Post-UTME
Before the day of your Post-UTME examination, you have to cross check everything. Put things that are needed for the exam in a place where you can easily have access to them. Ensure all the materials needed for your movement and exam is all set.
Little things like pencils, eraser, sharpener, biro will help you a greatly. You will see some candidates sweating like xmas goat on the D-day.
Also, you should have all your documents, from jamb original results to waec. Everything.
On the day of your screening exercise/examination, say a word of prayer, dress properly, be of good behaviour, have your writing materials and Post-UTME printouts with you.
NOTE: Don’t carry a bag as you would not be allowed into the examination premises with it. It’s either you drop it somewhere of which the security is unsafe or at the front of the hall, where you know that some people might their to steal, like the Jamb UTME candidate who try to steal a laptop after his exam. You do not want to lose your belongings due to ignorance.
Less I forget, keep your iphone, ipad, palmtop, phones and all other expensive gadgets. A nokia touch or china phone will do.
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