KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TYPES OF APPLICANTS WHEN APPLYING FOR A UNIVERSITY.
- Direct Applicants: they are applicants to be selected on the strength of their Senior High School results. Direct Applicants usually do not write the Entrance Examinations except for programmes whose entry requirements demand so.
Mature Applicants: they are those required to pass the University’s Entrance Examinations before selection. It usually comes with age bracket (25years and above). They cannot obtain admission directly with their school certificates unless they pass the Entrance Examinations to justify their inclusion. Applicants with “A” Level results which are older than five (5) years old should apply as mature applicants.
Post – Diploma Applicants: they are applicants who have Diplomas
or Higher Certificates. They seek
admission into their previous areas
or fields of study. Post – Diploma
Applicants often go through interviews before selection. Successful Post Diploma Applicants MAY be placed at
levels 100, 200 or 300 of the Four Year Programme depending on the programme in question and the background of the applicant. Usually, applicants are expected to ssupport their applications with transcripts from previous studies.
Diploma in Basic Education
Certificate Holders who wish to �take advantage of the levels 200
or 300 placement must select
Basic Education courses except where they want to choose the Post Diploma
Guidance and Counselling and
Post Diploma Community Based
Note: A change of programme after
submitting your application is not
allowed so, be sure of what you are selecting to avoid regrets.
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