UI To Admit 3,000 Out Of Over 29,000 Candidates In 2016/2017 Session



The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan (UI), Prof Idowu Olayinka has disclosed that only 3,000 candidates out of the over 29,000 who scored 200 and above in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and chose the university as their choice will gain admission n to the University this year.

He disclosed while speaking on the topic, “Challenges of Building a World Class University” at the 68th Interdisciplinary Research Discourse of the Postgraduate school.




He lamented that poor funding, infrastructure deficit, student-lecturer ratio and limitation of Hostel accommodation would not allow the University go beyond its present carrying capacity.

He called on the Nigerian Government to adequately fund universities and fix the infrastructural deficits if it wants her universities to be globally competitive.

39 Comments

  1. sunday badmus August 26, 2016
  2. Samuel adeniyi August 27, 2016
    • Admin August 29, 2016
  3. Lawal Olamilekan August 28, 2016
  4. Adenekan ifeoluwa August 30, 2016
  5. Kolawole Iyanuoluwa August 31, 2016
  6. Adeoye Bolu August 31, 2016
  7. Tajudeen September 1, 2016
    • Admin September 1, 2016
  8. uthman muminah boladale September 1, 2016
  9. ojekunbiabiodun abiodun September 1, 2016
    • Admin September 2, 2016
  10. Victoria September 2, 2016
    • Admin September 2, 2016
  11. Lowa September 2, 2016
  12. adetimehin abdul azeez September 4, 2016
  13. Ikemesit Awak September 6, 2016
  14. oscar September 12, 2016
  15. Anthony Angelcharity September 14, 2016
  16. tade September 14, 2016
    • Admin September 15, 2016
  17. unknown September 16, 2016
    • Admin September 19, 2016
  18. okah nelistif ije September 17, 2016
    • Admin September 19, 2016
  19. Anonymous September 21, 2016
    • Admin September 21, 2016
  20. rose October 9, 2016
    • Admin October 9, 2016
  21. AFRIIKA October 17, 2016
    • Admin October 18, 2016
  22. adegboyega patrick omotayo November 13, 2016
  23. Adeleke Oluwatoyin Deborah December 3, 2016
    • NC_Admin December 4, 2016

Leave a Reply

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Subscribe!