In the 2017/2018 admission season the University of Lagos, calculated aggregate scores of UTME undergraduate admission applicants by weighting 20% to O-Level results, 50% to the UTME score, and 30% to the post UTME score.
In this system of scoring: A1 = 4.0 points; B2 = 3.6 points; B3 = 3.2 points; C4 = 2.8 points; C5 = 2.4 points; C6 = 2.0 points. Grades must be obtained at ONE SITTING.
The Unilag Foundation Programme from the School of Foundation Studies, Unilag is an intensive one year programme where candidates are taught subjects in line with JUPEB Syllabus. At the end of the programme successful candidates are eligible for admission into the 200 level of Degree Programmes of Unilag through JAMB direct entry. The application form to the 2018-2019 foundation programme is expected to be released in the next few weeks.
Unilag conducts entrance examinations yearly into the foundation programme. However, many applicants fail the entrance examination due to poor preparation.
Ways a candidate can prepare for success in the entrance examination are:
We have free foundation programme past questions that can be downloaded from our website at our past questions page (Click here) . You need to register on our website to have access to the download page.
The Foundation Programme entrance exam consists of 85 questions in five subjects to be answered in 60 minutes. It is essentially a knock-out examination and the right approach to preparation makes all the difference for success.
We prepare candidates mentally and psychologically so they know what they need to do to get it right on exam day. Our preparation programme is spread over 6 – 8 weeks to condition our candidates for success.
THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has extended registration for 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The board which announced the extension in a statement, Tuesday evening, said the registration will go on till February 11, 2018.
Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Media, who released the state to that effect, emphasized that the extension grace was for one week only, and advised candidates yet to register to take advantage of doing so within the extended period.
“JAMB as a responsive organisation has taken the decision albeit with great hesitation to accommodate candidates who failed to register between the two months window period that ended at midnight of Tuesday, 6th February, 2018,” he said, warning that such gesture in future may involve some penalty.
Hear him: “The failure of these candidates to register is unfortunate and the Board hastens to add that this culture of impunity will not be tolerated and indeed penalty may be imposed for late registration in future.
“Candidates are therefore strongly advised to take advantage of the extension to register as request for further extension would not be entertained,” the spokesperson said.
“For emphasis, 2018 UTME registration now closes at midnight of Sunday, 11th February, 2018.”
According to the statement, registration for direct entry candidates continues.
University of Lagos Undergraduate specific admission requirements for Actuarial Science 2018.
UTME Requirements: Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any two of Financial Accounting, Data Processing, CRS/IRS, Further Mathematics, Geography, Government, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Commerce, Civic Education, Insurance.
UTME Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and one of Further Mathematics, Geography, Government, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Commerce, Financial Accounting.
Direct Entry Requirements: Very good passes in three JUPEB/A Level subjects: Mathematics and any two of Financial Accounting, Further Mathematics, Geography, Government, Biology, Economics, Business Studies, Chemistry, Physics.