If you are an aspirant of any institution that takes post UTME examination in Nigeria, I enjoin you to carefully read this article because it contains everything you need to pass 2020/2021 Post UTME Examination. Trust me; you are not going to regret reading this work.
Post UTME examination is one of the prerequisite examinations for students that wants to gain admission into any of the tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The truth is that, not every school in Nigeria conduct the examination, but almost all the federal and state institutions in Nigeria conduct it before offering admission to aspirants.
It is pertinent to note that passing Post UTME examination is a must for gaining admission into any institution in Nigeria today. It is for this reason that I actually wrote this comprehensive article. This article will help you to prepare for post UTME examination and pass it with an excellent score.
If you have been searching the internet for a guide on how to pass Post UTME screening or examination of any university, i enjoin you to read this article painstakingly.
Meanwhile, before i discuss the tips to pass post UTME examination, i would like to explain what post UTME examination is all about. Also, you can watch the YouTube video below for more tip on how to pass Post UTME.
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Table of Content
- 1 Facts about Post UTME Examinations in Nigeria
- 2 How to prepare pass Post UTME Examination
- 2.1 1. Start reading on time
- 2.2 2. Get the recommended textbooks for post UTME examination
- 2.3 3. Create a reading timetable
- 2.4 4. Study like never before
- 2.5 5. Go through past Post UTME questions
- 2.6 6. Practice with online post UTME apps/software
- 2.7 7. Study and memories previous JAMB questions
- 2.8 8. Develop a time saving strategy
- 2.9 9. Always make sure you understand any question you come across
- 2.10 10. Ask God for help
- 3 Bonus tips to pass post UTME screening
Facts about Post UTME Examinations in Nigeria
From the word “POST” which means “After“, one can say that Post UTME is an examination conducted after JAMB UTME examination or screening.
The examination is usually conducted by universities in Nigeria after JAMB UTME examination in order to admit the best out of the thousands of students that apply for admission through JAMB every year.
Nowadays, institutions in Nigeria use post UTME examination as the key criteria for admitting students.
For instance, in some universities, if you pass very well in JAMB examination; but fail to pass very well in post UTME Examination, you will not gain not admission. Even if you managed to be offered admission, it may not be into your choice of course.
From this table of facts, it is quite apparent that passing post UTME examinations is very essential to gain admission into any Nigerian universities.
How to prepare pass Post UTME Examination
Below are tips to help you prepare and pass post UTME examination:
- Start reading on time
- Get the recommended textbooks for post UTME examination
- Create a reading timetable
- Study likd never before
- Go through past post UTME questions
- Practice with online post UTME apps/software
- Study and memories previous JAMB questions
- Develop a time saving strategy
- Always make sure you understand any question you come across
- Ask God for help
This is just a list of the tips you need to pass 2020/2021 Post UTME screening. I enjoin you to continue reading this article, as I will quickly explain all the points I raised above.
Trust me, if you substantially follow the tips contained in this article, you will pass the impending post UTME examination excellently well.
1. Start reading on time
One of the mistakes you don’t want to make this year, is to start reading for post UTME screening examination when it is already late. The truth is that; you will not cover enough ground if you do so. Post UTME screening examination is not very easy, so don’t think it is just a trivial examination.
In fact, post UTME screening examination in some universities are more difficult than JAMB examination itself. That is why you must start reading on time.
Immediately you are done with your JAMB examination, start reading for post UTME screening examination. Do not relax till it is just one month to the examination. If you do that, then you are putting your chance of success at risk.
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2. Get the recommended textbooks for post UTME examination
Getting the right study materials is very essential to pass Post UTME examinations in 2020/2021. Yes, this might be difficult but it is prerequisite to pass Post UTME examinations because of the uncertainty in the way post UTME examinations are conducted in Nigeria.
Sometimes, schools don’t just pick questions from JAMB past questions. They ask questions about the current affairs of Nigeria. In this cases, it will be very difficult for someone who read only JAMB past questions to pass. Thus, you have to ask about the recommend textbooks for post UTME in your dream school and read them properly.
Doing this will go a long way to help you perform excellently in post UTME examination. So, it right to say that getting the right materials for post UTME examination, is key to success in the examination.
To get the right study materials, you can ask from aspirants who have written the exam before you. Read textbooks that are recommended by the university you applied for admission.
3. Create a reading timetable
Yes! the next step is to create a timetable. A timetable will help you cover up all you are supposed to read before you exam. It will give you the opportunity to maximise your time effectively, and to prepare aptly for your post UTME examination.
More often than not, students fail to do this on the justification that they can’t strictly follow their timetable. Well, it is important to know that, you must not follow it strictly. Just make sure you do your best to conform to it.
While creating your timetable, make sure you give more time to difficult subjects. Of course, you know those subjects that usually give you trouble. Read them more often than any other subject. This will also help you to prepare and pass 2020 Post UTME screening examination.
4. Study like never before
Students usually think that once they have written JAMB examination and passed with good grades, they have done the most important thing that is needed to gain admission in Nigeria. But this is not actually true.
Suffice to say that Post UTME examinations in some Nigerian universities, holds more water than JAMB UTME examination. Thus, it is very wrong to take Post UTME examination Trivial if you want to gain admission in 2020.
To pass Post UTME examination you have to study relentlessly and smartly too. Reading is the ultimate key to pass any examination in Nigeria and that is what you must do.
It is the only way to pass Post UTME examination. If do not read, just be prepared to fail because, there is absolutely no way to cheat in post UTME examinations.
5. Go through past Post UTME questions
Another prerequisite tip to help you pass 2020/2021 Post UTME examinations is to study previous questions that have been asked by the university in previous years.
Some universities in Nigeria often repeat their Post UTME exam questions. An example is the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Also called UNN). Thus, studying past Post UTME questions of the university you aspire to gain admission into, is very essential to pass post UTME examination in 2020.
Aside from the fact that Post UTME past questions are likely to appear again in 2020/2021 screening, they also inculcate in you, how the university ask her questions.
Studying past Post UTME questions is prerequisite to pass Post UTME examination and that is just the truth of the matter. This tip will help you a lot. You can get past post UTME examinations questions from either the university, or from aspirants who have written the examination before you.
Alternatively, if you want me to get the past post UTME examination of your school, kindly drop a message in the comment box or contact me from the author box below this article.
6. Practice with online post UTME apps/software
In my article on the secrets to pass JAMB examination, I made a list of some prerequisite material a student will need to pass JAMB examination. Among the list is JAMB CBT app/software.
In the same vain, one of the materials you will need to pass post UTME examination is Post UTME app/software. Well, you need not to bother yourself about how to get the app/software because, i also have an article which enumerates the best free Post UTME apps/software here.
Practicing with online Post UTME apps/software will help you to familiarize yourself with the way post UTME questions are asked. It will also help you to reduce fear and tension during your post UTME examination.
This is basically why i recommend all my students to Practice with online Post UTME apps/software. No doubt, it is one of the tentative steps you must follow to prepare and pass post UTME examination this year.
7. Study and memories previous JAMB questions
This might sound throw you aback but it is just the truth. JAMB past questions are also very important to pass Post UTME screening examination these days. Some universities go more than just repeating their own past questions.
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