Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), a leading educational institution in Nigeria, has announced the details for its Post-UTME and Direct Entry (DE) screening exercise for the 2023/2024 academic session.
This article offers a comprehensive guide to candidates seeking admission into OAU, including eligibility, requirements, application procedures, and key dates.
Invitation to Apply: No Middlemen Involved!
The Management of OAU explicitly invites suitable UTME and Direct Entry candidates for the 2023/2024 academic session’s admission screening exercise. Note, the university does not employ ANY THIRD-PARTY or MIDDLE PERSON for registration; the entire process can be accomplished online.
OAU Post UTME/DE Screening Eligibility and Requirements
Candidates must meet the following conditions:
- For UTME Candidates: Must have chosen OAU, Ile-Ife as the First Choice Institution in 2023/2024 UTME and scored 200 and above.
- Possess at least five (5) credit passes, including English Language, at no more than two (2) sittings.
- Non-participation in post-UTME screening leads to disqualification.
- For DE Candidates: No extra screening other than verification of uploaded credentials. Make sure that transcripts are forwarded to OAU’s Admission Office for DE Admission processing.
- OAU PRE-DEGREE & JUPEB Candidates: Must register for the 2023/2024 POST UTME.
OAU Admission Screening General Requirements
The minimum entry requirement consists of:
- A General Certificate of Education (or equivalent) with Credit passes in at least five subjects.
- One pass must be at ‘O’ Level or equivalent in the English Language.
- Except for the Faculty of Arts, Law, and Bachelor of Arts in Education, one credit pass must be in Mathematics at ‘O’ Level.
- A pass in the Higher School Certificate’s General Paper is equivalent to a credit pass in the English Language at ‘O’ Level.
How to Apply for OAU Post UTME Form
The application window is open from 14th August to 11th September 2023. The screening fee is N2,000.
Follow these steps to apply:
- Visit admissions.oauife.edu.ng
- Login with your Registration Number as Username and Surname as Password.
- Fill in the biodata form and click continue.
- Obtain an RRR (Remita Retrieval Reference) from this site and use it for payment online or at any commercial bank.
- Re-login once payment is accepted.
Important Note on Screening:
The screening will be done online (Candidates are not required to travel to the University for the exercise). Providing false information or uploading incorrect credentials will lead to disqualification.
- Endorsement of CBT Centers: Candidates should be aware that OAU (Obafemi Awolowo University) does not endorse or recommend any Computer-Based Testing (CBT) center specifically for this exercise.
- Screening Exercise Details:
- Can be completed privately.
- Can be done at your convenience.
- Requires a good Internet connection.
- Requires a reliable computer or laptop.
- Personal Security Warning:
- Disregard any messages asking you to report at unknown or unverified locations for the screening exercise.
- Be cautious of any unfamiliar contacts or locations related to this exercise.
Candidates must participate in the Post UTME screening on their allocated dates and times.
Obafemi Awolowo University has set clear guidelines for its Post-UTME and Direct Entry screening for 2023/2024. Ensure you meet the eligibility requirements and follow the provided steps to apply. Remember, all processes are handled directly by the university, and candidates are warned against involving any third parties.
All the best in your pursuit!