Here you have the number of candidates sitting for, and writing FUTMINNA Post UTME and Direct Entry (DE) screening examination for the 2018/2019 academic session.
The question of how many candidates are writing the Post UTME and Direct Entry screening exams of the Federal University of Technology, Minna was address by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of the institution.
How Many Candidates Are Sitting For FUTMINNA Post UTME & DE Screening for 2018/2019
The Chairman, who is also the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of the institution, stated that the University Management has concluded all logistical arrangements needed to conduct a seamless exercise, adding that the Committee members have all been briefed on what is expected of them during the screening.
Prof. Iyaka disclosed that adequate staff and security personnel from the University Security Services have been mobilized to ensure a smooth exercise in order to reduce the waiting period between when the applicants are screened and checked into the examination hall.
On the issue of poor cyber-connectivity and network problems which have bedeviled other institutions using the computer-based test method, the Chairman revealed that the university cyber-connection, network and computers at the e-examination centre have been tested and in perfect conditions for the exercise.
He disclosed that a total of 8, 447 UTME and 1, 702 direct entry candidates applied for admission to the University, noting that as at the time of the interview, 6, 457 UTME and 1, 225 direct entry candidates have concluded their registrations for the exercise.
Prof. Iyaka attributed the huge applications received by the University to the fact that FUT, Minna remains one of the best specialized universities in Nigeria, affirming that the University has more novel courses in engineering as well as a stable academic calendar unmatched by its peers.
While urging applicants and their parents to report any person(s) who may want to solicit money to get them admission, the DVC Academic cautioned on the need to be wary of admission racketeers while stating that the University admission is based on merit.
The exercise will commence on September 3rd – 6th, 2018 for UTME applicants while that of direct entry candidates is scheduled for Friday 7th to September 8th, 2018.