Pass JAMB with at least 200 (depending on the course), the next thing is Passing the Post-UTME with a score more than the cut-off mark for your course (at least for last year). Once you are preparing for post-UTME, it signifies you are closer to achieving your academic goal for the year. Based on studied statistics on 2016 JAMB results, only about 40% will be writing post-UTME, which could also mean approximately 40% of those who applied for your course will be writing post-UTME with you.
As an aspirant, your No. 1 preparation material is your prospective school past questions. You will be able to gather information such as the question type – Objective, theory or Fill-in the gap – number of questions, how many subjects you will be tested on and familiarity with how the school ask questions. It is also important you start your preparation on time; most school are in their 2nd semesters now, so POST-UTME will definitely start holding from end of May 2016.
It is also advised to know how your prospective school calculates your final score. Some schools use 50:50. This implies; your final score will be addition of 50% of Jamb and 50% of Post-UTME scores.
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A good student is also supposed to have gone further to know about last 2 years or the previous year’s cut-off mark for his/her course. If you can get for the last two years take the highest and add at least 5 marks to it and make that your goal. If it is only one year you are able to get, do same. The more the number of prospective applicants, the higher your goal should be.
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