The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) management has announced a new date for the University 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
This is contained in a statement signed by Chris Igbokwe, the university’s registrar, in Nsukka on Friday.
Mr Igbokwe said the change was due to compelling logistics reasons.
The UNN registrar explained that the screening earlier scheduled to start on January 17 would now commence on January 25 and end 29.
“The university wishes to inform candidates who made UNN their first-choice institution in the 2021 UTME, owing to compelling logistic reasons, the screening exercise earlier scheduled to commence on Monday, January 17, 2022, will now start on Tuesday, January 25,” he added.
According to the registrar, January 25, being day one, the Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Basic Medical Science, Faculty of Biological Sciences and Faculty of Business Administration will take the exam.
“On the second day, January 26, will be for Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Physical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences,” he further stated. “The third day, being January 27 will be the turn of Faculty of Health Science & Technology and Faculty of Engineering.
“While faculty of Medical sciences and faculty of Law will write on the fourth day, January 28.”
Mr Igbokwe further explained that on January 29, the last day would be a day for Faculty of Social Science, mop-up and direct entry candidates.
He explained that the UNN portal was still open for candidates who had not registered.
The registrar also mentioned that a detailed timetable that would contain venues for the screening exercise would be released shortly.