How To Prepare, Apply and Pass 2020 Post UTME Exercise for all Institutions

After successfully scaling through the hurdle of JAMB, the Nigerian ‘JAMBITE’ is faced with one last step to achieving the dream of getting into the higher institution. To successfully smash Any institutions Post UTME, there are certain steps you need to take which this post seeks to highlight as you read further. Therefore, read through and follow the laid down guidelines.


The general cutoff mark for universities is 180, While polytechniques is 150, and collages 120, So, you’re expected to score above this cut off mark. I’m quite sure you’re aware that scoring above the JAMB cut off isn’t a full guarantee of admission rather a step out of two steps. Therefore, you have to avail yourself of the necessary information guide like;  past questions, the school’s cut off mark and a whole lot more.

Be rest assured that after reading this guide, you will be among the one-third that finally gains admission into any high institution in Nigeria.

Why Do Universities In Nigeria Write Post UTME?

National Universities Commission (NUC) adopted the Post UTME style in order to reduce the number of students to be admitted each year as universities in Nigeria can’t admit all the candidates that scored 180 and above. So, in order to be among the successful applicants to be admitted, it’s imperative you prepare well. One of the ways of preparing well is through not just getting the university’s past questions but reading it too.


General Post UTME Admission/Screening Requirements

Before you can obtain the post UTME screening form There are minimum requirements

Candidates, who will not be sixteen (16) years of age by 31st October, 2019 are not eligible and need not apply.

  • Candidates who applied for admission into the University in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).
  • Scored a minimum of 180, 150,120 marks in the 2020/2021 UTME for all courses.
  • Obtained at least five (5) credit passes at GCE O/L, SSCE, NECO, or their equivalent. The subjects must include the English Language, and Mathematics (for courses for which a credit in mathematics is required) as well as three other relevant subjects at not more than two sittings, except for the MB.BS degree for which only one sitting is required.

General Departmental Cut off marks

Departmental cut off mark is the main deal, in fact, this is the yardstick each department in a university is going to use to admit candidates into their desired course of studies. Some departments might set their departmental cut off mark higher than others while others might be lower. Below is the list of an average  departmental cut off marks for universities, it is not ideal/real, just to see what departmental cutoff mark looks like.

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Accountancy 200
Banking & Finance 200
Economics 180
Management 200
Marketing 200
Public Administration 200
Animal Science & Fisheries 190
Agric. Economics & Extension 190
Crop Production & Protection 180
Soil Science 180
Food Science & Technology 190
Education/Government 180
Education/Accountancy 180
Education/Administration & Planning 180
Education/Agricultural Science 180
Education/Business Studies 180
Education/Chemistry 180
Education/Economics 180
Education/Management & Planning 180
Education/English & Literature 180
Education/Foundations 180
Education/French 180
Education/Guidance & Counselling 180
Education/History & International Relations 180
Education/Igbo 180
Education/Library Science 180
Education/Mathematics 200
Education/Geography 180
Education/Integrated Science 180
Education/Physics 200
Education/Political Science 180
Education/Religion 180
Education/Fine & Applied Arts 180
Education/Social Studies 180
Education/Biology 200
Education/Home Economics 180
Animal & Environmental Biology 200
Industrial Chemistry 200
Biochemistry 210
Industrial Physics 200
Mathematics 200
Microbiology 200
Plant Science & Biotechnology 220
Statistics 200
Architecture 220
Building Technology & Civil Engineering 190
Environmental Resources Management 200
Estate Management 200
Fine & Applied Arts 200
Urban & Regional Planning 200
Geography & Planning 210
Law 240
Dentistry 210
Medicine & Surgery 240
Nursing Science 220
Optometry 200
English Language & Literature 200
Foreign Language & Translation Studies 190
Government & Public Administration 200
History & International Relations 200
Igbo 180
Linguistics & Communication studies 200
Library & Information Science 200
Information Science 200
Mass Communication 200
Religious Studies 190
Sociology 200
Political Science 200
French 160
Philosophy 180

When is 2020 Post UTME Date?

We are going to update you instantly when the screening date is made public, for now, it has not been decided. So, for now, keep checking back for update.

How Much is 2020 Post UTME Screening Form?

According to a directive by the Federal Ministry of Education, the price of Post UTME forms won’t exceed 2000, bank charges excluded. Note, the University has not released an official price and guidelines yet.


How Can I Apply For 2020 Post-UTME Screening Exercise?

Most  university aspirant is confused on how to process their application online as the majority of them have not done this before however note that all application is done online and applications forms are usually sold in the banks.

Before you proceed to the bank make sure you have generated an invoice at the university portal

Alert: Immediately you submit your forms online don’t forget that the acknowledgment slip must be printed out. This slip must be with you on the day of your exam. Don’t forget to also come along with your jamb slip.

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Can I Get 2020 Post UTME Past Questions?

Yes, you actually do. The Past Question will give you an insight into how their questions are structured and the pattern the University follows. Also, it gives you leverage as you already know the type of questions to expect, how to tackle them during the exam day and finally score high when the result is out. You can get the updated Absu’s Post UTME past questions from us at the rate One thousand naira. This will save you the stress of going to the school to get the hardcopy which is not possible at the moment in view of the Corona Virus pandemic. It’s better you take advantage of this opportunity online and be ahead of others. use the comment section below to request for that of any institution or send us email at

7 Easy Ways To Pass 2020 Post-UTME

The obvious fact is that when you consciously prepare for an exam or any effort, you will surely excel in it. Therefore, it is recommended to follow these tips as they will definitely lead to success.

1. Buy Post UTME Past Questions and Carefully read through

Reading and preparing for a task beforehand has proved to be the only efficient way to succeed at it. So, reading for the Post UTME won’t be a new injunction or advice because as students we’ve been reading and preparing for various tasks all our lives, ranging from assignments, seminars, classwork, exams and a whole lot more. So, the key way to achieve success in Post UTME is through reading their Past Questions.

The Past Question will give you an insight into how their questions are structured and the pattern the University follows. Also, it gives you leverage as you already know the type of questions to expect, how to tackle them during the exam day and finally score high when the result is out.


2. Have Access to Relevant Information

In times like this, you need to have adequate and reliable information channel where you are updated with reliable and timely information. You can count on us for that!

When you have access to relevant information, you’ll be aware of sales of forms, how to apply online and how to get an updated past questions manual.

You will also be added to our exclusive WhatsApp channel where updates concerning Post UTME and how to secure your dream admission into the university are shared when you purchase the Past Questions and Answers.

3. Join a Network Base

It’s also very important to join or belong to a network base with like minds and people already in the system such as; current students ofthe institution, prospective students like you, Ex-students, and educationists alike. This can be done through social media platforms like our exclusive WhatsApp platform and live conversations. Through our WhatsApp platform, you’ll be able to meet and build a network of friends that will be of great help to you.

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4. Go To the Exam Hall with the Necessary Documents and Materials

Carefully go through the listed exam requirements and make sure you go to the exam venue with them. This will make you relaxed as you won’t have a course to panic.

5. Confirm Your Exam Venue and Time

We’ve heard several cases of candidates who missed their exams as a result of misinformation or conflict of information. Most times, this is a result of not getting the right information on time. Therefore, you are urged to keep on confirming your exam dates, venue and time until you’re done with the exam. Don’t forget to ask questions via the comment box or our Exclusive WhatsApp channel when you’re confused.

6. Be At The School A Day Before The Exam

What this entails is that in order to avoid stories that touch, you have to try as much as possible to be at the school a day before the exam and also get to the exam venue an hour before the exam time. What this means is if you have to travel for the Post UTME, You’re advised to leave a day before to the school. In a situation whereby, you are not familiar with Absu, you can always get guidelines from people that are familiar with the University and also get to unite with persons coming from your direction.

7. Be Confident and Positive

Nothing beats a positive mindset. When you do your best as a student a positive mindset is expected of you. Once you get into the exam hall which is mostly CBT, be confident in yourself and believe in the efforts you have made before the ‘D day’. That’s why it’s always advised to prepare for Post UTME with the university’s Past Questions and Answers.

Lastly, BE CONSCIOUS OF YOUR TIME as you have to merge speed with accuracy. Cheers!

Benefits of the WhatsApp Group

You’ll get the following benefits when you join the WhatsApp group:

  • Answers to questions regarding the Post UTME exam date, venue, timing, and direction.
  • Accurate answers to questions regarding the school, your prospective faculty, department, and their code of conduct.
  • Accommodation assistance from members of the group and students of the school a day before the post-UTME.
  • Essential hacks on scoring high in the Post UTME.
  • Discover and make friends with applicants studying your course.
  • Meet-up and interact face-to-face with friends you made from the group.
  • Full guide on the next step after getting admission.


FAQs on How to Pass 2020 Post UTME 2020

How can I study for post Utme?

Get Examination Preparation Materials
Try Attending Extramural Classes
Always Sleep During Your Appropriate Time
Stay Healthy
Eat Well
Your Online Time.

How many questions is post Utme?

AS we all know, there are 60 minutes in 1 hour, so you have to optimize it well, so as to answer the 100 questions correctly. As we all know, the post UTME examination is also called an aptitude test. Aptitude test is meant to test your common reasoning. POST UTME questions are very simple questions.

How can I get high post Utme score?

Know Your Aspiring School Post UTME/Screening Method of Post UTME and Setting Questions
Revise your School Post UTME Past Questions
Read your Textbooks, Notebooks, and Listen to News
Don’t Procrastinate, Start Reading Now!

What are the post UTME subjects?

For your post utme, you would be assessed with three subjects which are Mathematics, English language, and general paper. I. Mathematics contains 50% further mathematics, and 50% pure mathematics, but note, no calculus is involved, by calculus I mean no integration or differentiation.


One of the ways of getting ready is by practicing the Absu Post UTME past questions. To do this, simply subscribe here for the 2020 Post UTME past questions and answers.

Once you subscribe, you will also be getting vital information from this platform in addition to the 2020 Post UTME past questions and answers.

Hurry now and indicate interest for this as we help you get ready for the 2020 Post UTME screening exercise.

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