UNILAG postpones post-UTME screening indefinitely


The University of Lagos has postponed the 2020/2021 Post-UTME Screening Exercise for candidates seeking admission into the institution indefinitely.

The management of the university disclosed this in a statement, titled, “2020/2021 post-UTME: notice of postponement”, released on Thursday.

The screening, according to a previous announcement, was supposed to hold between Monday, November 30, and Saturday, December 12, 2020.


Before this change, the post-UTME had been initially slated to hold from Wednesday, November 18, 2020, to Thursday, December 3, 2020.

The latest statement said, “The University wishes to inform all prospective candidates of the 2020/2021 Post-UTME Screening exercise earlier slated for Monday, November 30 to Saturday, December 12, 2020, that the screening has been postponed.

“New dates will be communicated as soon as possible. Any inconvenience occasioned by this postponement is highly regretted.”

Announcing the previous shift, the institution had explained, “The exercise was rescheduled following the rescheduling of the 2020 SSCE of NECO.

“(It is also) in compliance with the directive from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) that all institutions should conduct their Post-UTME screening exercise after the completion of the 2020 NECO examination.”

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