The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Nigeria, is revered for its excellence in medical training and services. One of its renowned faculties, the School of Nursing, has released its admission notice for the November 2023 intake. Here’s a comprehensive guide for aspiring nursing candidates.
The UCH School of Nursing’s course spans three years. Upon successful completion, candidates will be primed to appear for the School and Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria Final Examinations. Successful candidates at this stage will be duly registered and licensed to practice as General Nurses (RN) in Nigeria.
Before diving into the application process, it’s crucial to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria:
- Age Limitation: All applicants should be aged 16 years and above at the time of application.
- Academic Qualifications: Applicants must have at least:
- Five (5) O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
- These can be accumulated over a maximum of two (2) sittings from either WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB.
How to Apply
The application process has been streamlined for efficiency and clarity. Follow the steps below:
- Purchase the Form: The application form will be available from Friday, 13th October 2023. Access the form through the UCH School’s Portal: UCH Ibadan Portal.
- Payment: On the portal, generate a REMITA payment slip and complete the payment.
- Registration: Post payment, and sign up using your RSS, Email, and a chosen password.
- User Guide: For a step-by-step walkthrough, download the Applicants’ User Guide from this portal.
- Complete the Application: Follow the instructions in the User Guide to fill in your details and submit your application online.
- Essential Documents: Print two copies of your completed application form and photo card. Ensure these are with you when you head to the examination center.
Key Dates and Information
- Form Availability: 13th October – 29th October 2023
- Examination Date: 2nd November 2023
- Venue: University of Ibadan Distance Learning Centre CBT Centre, UI, Ibadan
- Document Requirements: Bring along a passport photograph with a white background and your academic credentials. Only candidates with a valid examination photo card (in color) will be allowed to take the Entrance Examination.
- Post-Examination: Only those who meet the required standard in the examination will proceed to the interview phase or will be considered for final selection.
All the best in your pursuit!