OVER FOURTEEN THOUSAND CANDIDATES APPLIED FOR ADMISSION INTO THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AKURE FUTA -2018 PUME
For the 2018/2019 academic session FUTA, by the quota allotted to them by the Nigerian Universities Commission NUC can only accept 4,000 students. The stats announced above is nothing but scary. Yes!! scary for the over ten thousand candidates that will not get admitted .
Over 14000 candidates vie for 4000 slots as FUTA Holds 2018/2019 Post UTME Screening Exercise
About 15,000 candidates will vie for close to 4000 admission slots as the Federal University of Technology Akure, [FUTA] conducts its Post-UTME admission screening exercise for the 2018/2019 Academic Session.
The exercise which runs between Monday, 6th August and Thursday, 9th August, 2018 will take place at the Institution’s Digital Resource Centre. Chairman of FUTA Admissions Committee and Deputy Vice-Chancellor [Academic], Professor Olatunde Arayela said over 20,000 candidates picked FUTA as their first choice Institution while 13,560 of the lot scored the required minimum score of 180 which qualified them for the screening.
He said about 2,000 others also changed from other Institutions to FUTA after their UTME Examination.
Professor Arayela said the Institution has made adequate arrangement for a hitch free exercise advising candidates and their guardians to obey all rules and regulations guiding the exercise assuring them that the selection process will be merit driven.
”We are set for the screening exercise, we’ve made adequate arrangements and by the Grace of God everything would run smoothly as in the previous years.
As an institution, we have established a tradition of excellence and merit in FUTA and this will guide the final selection of candidates who will ultimately secure admission into any of our 43 academic programmes, ”Professor Arayela said.