Based on confirmed information, the OAU (Obafemi Awolowo University) admission screening exercise application forms are now on sale for the admission of candidates into the 2016/2017 academic session. As it was previously reported that there will be no Post UTME exercise, based on JAMB’s verdict to cancel Post UTME exercises across Nigerian Insitutions.
First of all, the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU Post UTME cut-off mark is 200 (Minimum). So a score of below 200 is already out of the screening equation.
The Obafemi Awolowo University screening exercise shall commence on July 15, 2016. So all qualified Jambites and direct entry students are invited.
Am I Eligible As A Candidate For The OAU Admission Screening, Either UTME Or Direct Entry?
Jamb candidates who chose Obafemi Awolowo University, as a choice and who scored 200 or more in the last UTME are eligible to take part in the screening exercise. As well, Direct Entry candidates who chose OAU, Ile-Ife as their 1st or 2nd choice are to register and come for the screening exercise on the same date as the Jambite’s.
What Are The OAU Admission Screening Requirements?
The minimum entry requirements to the first year is a General Certificate of Education (or equivalent) with Credit passes in at least five subjects chosen from a list approved from time to time by Senate provided that in each case all the five subjects are taken and passed at not more than two sittings.
- One of the passes shall be a pass at ‘O’ Level or equivalent in English Language.
- Except in the cases of candidate for admission to the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Law, and for the Bachelor of Arts in Education in the Faculty of Education, one of the credit passes shall be a pass at ‘O’ Level or equivalent in Mathematics.
- A pass in the General Paper of the Higher School Certificate is regarded as equivalent to a credit pass in English Language at ‘O’ Level.
Candidates who are awaiting results are also eligible to apply for the screening. Only awaiting result candidates who applied within the specified period will be allowed to upload their results when they are released.
How Do I Apply for OAU 2016 Screening Exercise.
To commence the on-line screening, candidates are required to log on to University eportal ( eportal.oauife.edu.ng ) and click on 2016 ADMISSION SCREENING-UTME/DE APPLICANTS using their JAMB Registration Numbers to download RRR (Remita Retrieval Reference) and use it to pay for EPORTAL Access Charges for ICT Development (as paid by all regular students utilising OAU EPORTAL platform) to upload necessary data and N 1, 500 screening charge on Remita platform which accepts cash payment via branch of any bank or master card..
Thereafter, candidates will be required to do the following on the EPORTAL after payment has been confirmed by Remita on the EPORTAL:
- Update JAMB data
- Upload SSCE result (WAEC or NECO)
- Scan copy of certificate/online WAEC or NECO result (Statement of result from schools not allowed)
- Upload picture (if not available)
- Print Admission Screening Report
When Is OAU 2016 Screening Exercise Date.
Closing Date for screening of UTME candidate is 20th July, 2016 while the Closing date for screening of Direct Entry is 30th July, 2016.
Candidates are required to bring copies of the Admission Screening Report on resumption if admitted.
This exercise do not require physical presence of candidates on OAU campus.
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