HOW TO SCORE ABOVE 70% IN OOU POST UTME SCREENING EXERCISE.
So you’ve done the United Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) and your result was released.
Congratulations! Because not everybody who sits for the exam has his/her result released.
Next hurdle to scale is the Post UTME, sometimes called Post JAMB. Some Universities prefer to call
it Post UTME Screening Exercise.
This screening exercise is an extension of the JAMB examination in which candidates are expected to
pass in order to gain admission into any university within Nigeria.
It is important to know that most
students who passed JAMB examination, end up not passing their Post UTME.
How To Pass OOU Post Utme Exam
It requires basic
preparations and strategies. Take Note of the Steps Below:-
1. READ YOUR BOOKS
Reading has always been difficult for many students. In Post UTME exams you only need to focus on
the subjects of the course you intend studying, so it makes it easier for you to study.
reading, STUDY YOUR POST UTME PAST QUESTIONS AND FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH IT.
expect repeated question in the same format because it may be changed. The exam is strictly a
Computer Base test (CBT).
The CBT screening exercise shall normally be a mixture of 40 questions
in no particular order to be answered within 20 minutes.
Your subject combinations shall normally
be the subjects you sat for in JAMB.
TREMENDOUS ROLES OF POST UTME PAST QUESTIONS IN YOUR EXAM
It enlightens you on the scope of exam.
You won’t be in the dark about questions to expect in the
You won’t need support rather you’ll be confident in yourself.
You won’t develop
examination fever as a result of not knowing where the questions will be coming from.
It equips you
It guides you on how to answer exam technical questions. (Apart from equipping you
and all that, series of studies and hard work will help boost your intelligence. You know, even if you
are very smart if you don’t read you become dumb).
It helps you think fast and beyond your
You won’t also feel intimidated by the crowd or question because you’ll be prepared for it.
So, I’d really encourage you to go for one.
2. FEAR NOT
Fear is one of the greatest killer for someone who wants to pass his or her Post UTME, do not be
intimidated by the number of people you see writing the same course with you, someone who fear
has already been defeated and has already fail 89% of his or her Post UTME, never you allow fear to
over shadow you, because someone who is afraid can never concentrate, try and free your mind, if
possible sing inspirational songs, speak to yourself, encourage and give hope to yourself, if you are
able to remove fear in you, then you are already on the road to success.
3. ANSWER THE ONES YOU KNOW
When answering your questions, make sure you answer the ones you know first before you attempt
other ones. Do not waste too much time on a particular question, you can skip it and later come
back to it after you’ve answered the recognizable ones..
4. FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS
There are instructions in every exam, especially in Post UTME exam, you have to follow the
instructions in other for your work to be accepted, make sure you read the instruction very well
before you start answering any question. Take along with you, your Post UTME print out and exam
5) PRAY TO GOD
This is the most important part. There is nothing God cannot do. Before going to the exam hall
commit everything into the hands of God, do the same thing after you are through with the exam.
Guidelines for Taking Post- JAMB Examination
Every student desires for his/her Post-JAMB examination to be the first and the last. if you have ever
written Post-JAMB more than once, you will be tempted to believe that those who got it right the
first time were lucky. But luck has little to do with passing your Post-JAMB.
There are instructions given to you before taking the exam – do not make noise, tick or shade the
right answer, stop at the right time, etc. These are to ensure the examination goes smoothly, but
you can follow the guidelines listed below to increase your chances of great success in your Post Utme exam.
Post -JAMB Exam Guidelines
1. Arrive early to your Post-JAMB exam center. Make sure you locate your exam center before the
day of the exam so you don’t spend time looking for the center on the morning of the exam.
2. Take along only those things that are necessary. If you know you don’t need your phone for the
exam, don’t go along with it. There have been cases of mobile phones being seized or stolen from
the owners at the exam venue.
3. Take along your pencil in case of calculation (calculator is not allowed to be brought in; but you
can use the system calculator).
4. Dress comfortably and smart.
5. Do not make any noise when in the exam hall. If you constitute yourself as a nuisance, you may
incur the wrath of your invigilator, and this would not be good for you as it can lead to your result
I WISH YOU GREAT SUCCESS.
If you follow the instructions in this article , and familiarize yourself with the information contained
here, you are sure to perform excellently in this year’s Post JAMB exam and be admitted to study your course.