Does UNIZIK accept second choice candidates? During my research on the most sorted universities in Nigeria, I found out that Nnanmdi Azikiwe University (Also known as UNIZIK) is one of the universities that students usually make their second choice in JAMB. I also found that many aspirants don’t really enquiry to know whether UNIZIK actually accepts second choice candidates for admission before applying for UNIZIK, and that is very bad.
In almost all my articles on how to gain admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria, I have always stress the fact that; making efforts to know about the school you wish to attend is very pivotal because, that will help you know how the institution offers admission and how your chances of gaining admission into the school are.
Conversely, in order to save many students from making what might be their biggest mistake of their life, i have decided to answer the question; “Does UNIZIK accept second choice candidates for admission?”. If you are an aspirant of the prestigious UNIZIK, i enjoin you to quickly read through this short post and share with other aspirants of the university.
Before that, I would like to tell you about UNIZIK and how competitive the university is.
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Brief information about the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)
UNIZIK is one of the best universities in Nigeria. The university is located in the eastern part of Nigeria. It will surprise you to know that UNIZIK is actually one of the federal universities established to promote learning an development among Nigerian youths. It was established in 1991 at Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, Ifite Road, Awka, Nigeria.
Even though UNIZIK is apparently one of the youngest universities in Nigeria, the university is really doing well. Currently, UNIZIK has about 3 campuses in the country. Its main campus is located at the capital of Anambra State, Awka, while two other campuses are located in Nnewi and Agulu, Anambra State.
Due to the fact that UNIZIK is a federal university, students usually make the university their choice of institution. In fact, the university has recently become one of the most sorted institutions in Nigeria.
Conversely, gaining admission into UNIZIK has become very difficult and competitive these days. Below I will answer the question as to whether UNIZIK accept people that make them second choice in JAMB.
Does UNIZIK accept people that make them second choice?
No! The prestigious Nnanmdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) does not accept second choice candidates. In other words, UNIZIK does not offer admission to people that make them a second choice.
Any aspirant of UNIZIK who makes UNIZIK a second choice is actually wasting his/her time. In fact, the registrar of the university has publicly promulgated that admission into the school is strictly for those that made them first choice in JAMB.
To further corroborate this, my close friend who applied for UNIZIK admission in 2017, was not offered admission even after meeting all the admission requirements and cutoff marks stipulated by the university.
So, it is not about meeting up with the cutoff mark of the school. If you don’t make UNIZIK you first choice, there is no admission for you.
Why UNIZIK does not accept second choice candidates for admission
I discovered, recently, that most federal universities in Nigeria don’t accept candidates that make them second choice. And like every other federal university, UNIZIK does not. The reason is because, UNIZIK is one of the most sorted and competitive universities in Nigeria.
So, in order to reduce the number of admission seekers that apply for admission in the university every year, the university usually give admission to only that made them first choice in JAMB. This also enables the university to pick only the best candidates out of the millions that apply for admission every year.
What to do if UNIZIK you have already made UNIZIK your second choice
If you have already made Nnanmdi Azikiwe University your second choice, then there is actually a solution for you.
Quickly purchase JAMB change of course and institution form as soon as it is out. With that form, you will be able to make UNIZIK your first choice or totally substitute the university for another one.
Please note that JAMB change of course and institution form has a deadline. So if you don’t purchase it on time, you won’t be able to change UNIZIK from your second choice any longer.
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Okay! This is all you need to know on this topic. In a recap, i just stated that the prestigious Nnanmdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) does not accept second choice candidates for admission. In other words, the university does not offer admission to candidates that make them second choice in JAMB.
That notwithstanding, those who has already made the mistake of making UNIZIK their second choice before reading this post can actually solve the issue by applying for JAMB change of course and institution form. This way, they will be able to change UNIZIK to their first choice.
Hope this post was helpful? Well, if you still have any other question concerning admission in the prestigious UNIZIK, you are free to send them using the comment section below. I would be glad to help you with a solution.
Edeh Samuel Chukwuemeka ChMC, is a Law Student and a Certified Mediator/Conciliator in Nigeria. He is also a Developer with knowledge in HTML, CSS, JS, PHP and React Native. Samuel is bent on changing the legal profession by building Web and Mobile Apps that will make legal research a lot easier.