The University of Ibadan, UI, has offered admission to 3, 783 out of the total 56,172 candidates that applied to study at the institution through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME,and Direct Entry, DE.
The authorities of the institution are said to have recommended lucky candidates to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, for the 2017/2018 academic session.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academi Vice-Chancellortution, Professor Adeyinka Aderinto gave the hint in an interview with newsmen in Ibadan, on Wednesday.
According to Professor Aderinto, the admission for the 2017/2018 will end in January 2018 while screening of those already issued letters will soon commence.
The DVC who noted that a total of 26, 769 candidates who scored 200 and above sat for the Post-UTME of the University added that out of the figure, only 9,268 scored 50 percent and above.
He said that 3,783 who were finally recommended to JAMB for admission met the approved admission criteria, adding that the premier institution was committed to meeting NYSC mobilisation and as such have begun the second Semester examinations.
He said: “The University of Ibadan is committed to mobilising students for 2017/2018 National Youth Service and to end the session (2016/2017), we have commenced the examinations and the students have started writing.
“We have also recommended about 3,783 candidates to JAMB for admission and we are concluding the process by January ending. The University of Ibadan is committed to upholding its standards in admission. This is what makes us who we are in offering qualitative education to our students to be the best in Nigeria and have the capacity to compete globally.”