The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun state, has announced that its online post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) test would now hold between March 15 to 19.

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According to NAN, Olarewaju Abiodun, the varsity’s public relations officer, broke the news in a statement on Tuesday.

Abiodun said that the screening details in respect of guidelines, date and schedule for each candidate would be available on the university admission’s portal from March 9.

He added that registration for the exercise will end on Thursday.

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“All candidates that registered for the 2020 OAU Post UTME screening are hereby notified that the exercise will now hold online,” the statement read.

“Candidates are advised to update their contact details on the university admission’s portal by providing valid and active email addresses and phone numbers, as the details will also be sent to the email addresses provided.

“Candidates should note that registration for this exercise closes midnight Thursday March 4, 2021.”

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The institution had earlier fixed the exam for February 27 but postponed the date and mode of conduct, citing “happenings within and outside the campus.”

“Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, after a careful review of recent happenings within and outside the campus, has decided to change the mode of conduct of this year’s Post UTME screening exercise to an online version,” it had said.

“Consequently, the exercise will no longer commence on Saturday, 27th February, 2021 as earlier scheduled.”

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