By Muhammadu Sabiu
The Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUBK) has officially commenced its Post-University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) Admissions Screening Exercise for the upcoming 2023–2024 Academic Session.
The announcement was made by the university’s Public Relations Officer, Jamilu M. Magaji, during a press briefing held at the institution’s Main Campus in Birnin Kebbi on Monday.
This highly anticipated screening exercise is set to span five days, running from Monday, September 25th, to Friday, September 29th, 2023.
Candidates from various academic faculties will undergo this rigorous evaluation process to secure their positions at FUBK.
To streamline the screening process, the university has divided the candidates into groups based on their respective faculties.
On Monday and Tuesday, candidates from the Faculty of Science and the College of Health Sciences will be screened.
Wednesday is reserved for candidates from the Faculties of Art and Social and Management Sciences, while Thursday and Friday will see candidates from the Faculties of Environmental Sciences and Education undergo their assessments.
Muhammad Atiku, a candidate pursuing a B.Sc. in Geology, praised the screening exercise, emphasising its focus on academic and moral standards.
Atiku’s sentiments echoed the positive feedback from other candidates, such as Hauwa Salihu Adamu, a Department of Microbiology applicant, who described the process as “perfect” and an excellent opportunity for interaction with fellow applicants from across the nation.
The Federal University Birnin Kebbi, established in 2013, is a federal government-owned institution with a strong commitment to academic excellence.
Currently, the university boasts three campuses and offers a wide array of academic programmes, including thirty-seven undergraduate and twenty postgraduate programmes, making it a preferred choice for aspiring scholars in Nigeria.
As the screening exercise unfolds over the next five days, candidates are eager to showcase their qualifications and secure their places at FUBK, contributing to the university’s legacy of academic excellence and growth.