Lagos - Former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Peter Okebukola, has said that should be free to further subject candidates to screening to meet their local peculiarities, reports Vanguard.
Okebukola said that universities had since deviated from the initial agreement of post-UTME which was to be through oral interview and essay which JAMB assessment did not cover.
The former NUC Scribe expressed joy in the scrapping of post-UTME and the adoption of the 2004 plan.
He said that JAMB’s UTME measures the candidates minimum cognitive competence in the relevant subjects in the discipline they wished to study; While the Post-UME screening tests their competence in written and oral English, critical thinking and ability to present ideas in logical sequence.
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