The Akwa Ibom State College of Nursing Sciences has officially initiated the sale of admission forms for qualified candidates into their Basic Midwifery Programme. This academic venture aims to provide future midwives with a rigorous curriculum, thereby promoting healthcare quality within the community.
Registration Dates and Venue
Schedule for Registration
Registration for the aforementioned program will take place from Monday, 28th August to Saturday, 15th September 2023. The institution will be welcoming candidates for registration daily between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., excluding public holidays and weekends.
The College of Nursing Sciences in Ikot Ekpene will serve as the singular venue for all registration activities. No alternative locations are currently designated for this purpose.
Essential Educational Qualifications
The qualifications acceptable for admission encompass WASSCE, GCE, NECO, and NABTEB. Candidates must have secured credits in English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Mathematics. The credits should not be scattered over more than two academic settings.
Special Note on NABTEB
It is critical to note that NABTEB certificates cannot be combined with any other educational credentials. They are to stand alone in the application process.
Fee Structure for Registration and Processing
Fees for Different Categories
The financial obligations differ depending on the applicant’s status as an indigene or non-indigene of the region:
- Indigenes: A registration fee of N5,000 and a processing fee of N8,000.
- Non-Indigenes: A registration fee of N7,000 and a processing fee of N9,000.
Additional costs include a Nursing and Midwifery Committee fee of N500 and a customized file fee of N500.
Thus, the overall fees to be submitted are N14,000 for indigenes and N17,000 for non-indigenes.
Pre-Requisites for Registration Submission
The following are obligatory:
- Three recent color passport photographs.
- Original and two photocopies of each of the following:
- Educational certificates: FSLC, WASSCE, GCE, NECO, and NABTEB
- Birth certificate or age declaration
- Certificate of Local Government of origin
- Change of name certificate (if applicable)
Candidates must be 16 years and above to qualify for the program.
Entrance Examination Details
The entrance examination is scheduled for Saturday, 16th September 2023. The venue for this essential screening will be Aka Community Secondary School, Aka Offot, Uyo.
All the best in your pursuit!