UNIBEN commences 2017/2018 admission screening exercise

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By OKOSUN DENNIS
The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has began Screening Exercise for 2017/2018 academic session with cut off mark fixed for 200 and above.
According to the Registrar, Mrs O.A Oshodin, all applications are expected to be made between 8am 30th August 2017 and Midnight 9th September 2017.
A statement signed her and made available to National Daily, revealed more about the screening exercise which would be conducted by UNIBEN Consult Nigeria Limited.
National Daily gathered that the screening will take place between 14th September, 2017 and 25th September, 2017 in designated centres within the Ugbowo Campus of the University.
Mrs Oshodin explained that, “The Screening Exercise shall be conducted using the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode and all candidates are expected to be seated, latest one hour before the stipulated time for their screening exercise.
“Only candidates who applied through JAMB for the 2017/2018 UTME Admission and chose University of Benin as First Choice and scored 200 and above are eligible for this screening exercise.”
Outlining the screening procedure, the Registrar reiterated that “candidates are advised to have a valid e-mail account before starting the application process by visiting: www.uniben.edu.
Eligible candidates are expected to pay a non refundable application fees of N2,000 while past questions for N1,500 (optional); with a valid ATM-Enabled Card from any Commercial Bank in Nigeria.
On completion of application online, candidates are expected to “go back on-line on 12th September, 2017 to check for their specific Day, Venue and Time for the Screening.”
It was learnt that candidates, who pay after the deadline of midnight of 9th September 2017, will not be screened.
Other requirements include uploading of a recent and clear “1×1” colour passport photograph with RED background in JPEG FORMAT ONLY.
It was further revealed that candidates are expected to observe great care at following specified formats on the UNIBEN website and portal, noting that the photograph uploaded will be the only valid ID for all admitted candidates throughout their stay in the University of Benin.
UNIBEN, however, warned that failure to upload the specified passport will lead to disqualification and failure/forfeiture of admission.

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