By Kelvin Ololo
The Zonal Director Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Cross River State Mrs. V. Pius has said that the newly introduced Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) will enable easy admission into university.
Mrs. Pius stated this in a pre-university forum organised by Deeper Life School Outreach( DLSO) held at the University of Calabar Conference Centre (Faculty of Arts).
The Zonal Director also said that the system will help institutions maintain same academic calendar, eliminate multiple admission, and make institutions comply with dateline. According to her, “When you load your result into CAPS, it will consider your result with other variables available in the University. The beauty of CAPS is that more people are given admission”.
In the same vain, the Deputy Registrar, University of Calabar Mrs. Ekanam Andrew who was the Guest Speaker called on candidates to be diligent with all the processes involve have better chance.
The Registrar reiterated why candidates often miss admission chances to include: lack of diligences while filling UTME form, mix up in filling personal details, mistakenly selecting a course you don’t have credit passes in SSCE subject, wrong UTME subject combination, using fake results and Impersonating during exams.
She however used the opportunity to advice candidates to be hardworking by studying their books if they want to come out best. “If you don’t prepare don’t expect any magic to happen, read your books very well and wait on God” She said.
Meanwhile, the practical section on how online registration is carried out was conducted by the Resources Person Mr. Linus Ukam a system analyst with Cross River University of Technology.
The analyst said that candidate that fail to upload their result on JAMB portal may stand the chance of not being admitted by the university.
His words, “Universities will not admit you if your result is not on JAMB portal, for those awaiting results, endeavour to upload your result immediately after the exam.
The DLSO Cross River State Coordinator, Louis Madubuattah admonished well and sundry to give God a place in their life if they want success saying.
High point of the event was the question and answer session.
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