Wednesday, 5 September 2012

10,000 sat for LASPOTECH post-UTME

Ikorodu (Lagos State) –
Authorities of the
Lagos State
Polytechnic, Ikorodu,
said on Wednesday
that no fewer than
10,000 candidates sat
for the institution’s
2012 post-Unified
Tertiary Institutions
The spokesman for the
institution, Mr
Olanrewaju Kuye, in
Ikorodu said that the
turnout of candidates
for the post-UTME,
which was conducted
in July, was
He announced that the
results of the
examination would be
released on Sept. 10.
“More than 10, 000
candidates sat for the
post-UTME in July for
admissions into ND 1.
“The admissions will be
based on candidates’
overall average
“The cut-off point is yet
to be determined and
it will be subject to the
average performance
of the candidates that
sat for the exam.
“We have to consider
the number of the
students that passed
before we can have
cut-off scores for
admissions,’’ Kuye said.
Kuye, who said the
institution had yet to
decide the number of
new students to be
admitted, noted that
the number of those
who applied overshot
the number that would
be admitted.
The public relations
officer said the
institution would offer
science and technical
students 70 per cent
quota while 30 per
cent would be given to
students who applied
for management
“The institution does
not want more than 40
students in a class for
management courses
and 100 students for
“We have to strictly
adhere to the
procedure and polices
outlined by the
National Board for
Technical Education
and the Joint
Admissions and
Matriculations Board.
“However, because the
law of the regulatory
bodies favours the
sciences, we have
requested that all
candidates for
management courses
must have five credits
at one sitting.
“This law only favours
the sciences and if we
do not do this, we
cannot accommodate
all the students at a go,
’’ Kuye added. (NAN)

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