Difference Between Post UTME and Online Screening

Is post-UTME exam Difficult? Here is all you need to know about the difference between post-UTME exam and Online Screening in 2024.

Many candidates embarking on their academic journey are confused about whether to apply to a school that conducts post-UTME exam or online screening.

There’s often confusion surrounding the meaning of Post UTME screening and its distinction from other admission processes.

Firstly, congratulations on your success in the UTME (JAMB) examination!

Your achievement marks a significant milestone in your academic journey.

As you progress to the next stage, preparing for your school’s Post UTME exam is essential, provided you’ve applied to an institution that conducts it.

It’s also important to note that not all schools conduct post-UTME exams; some institutions opt for an online screening process instead.

So, what sets these processes apart, and is Post UTME exam as challenging as it’s perceived to be?

Is post-UTME exam Difficult? Here is all you need to know about the difference between post-UTME exam and Online Screening in 2024.

Difference Between Post UTME and Online Screening

Post UTME is an examination conducted by various universities or polytechnics after the main JAMB UTME exam to aid in candidates’ selection for admission.

On the other hand, online screening typically involves online registration without a written exam.

Selection during screening is based on factors such as your O’level results, JAMB score, A’level, etc.

In summary, Post-UTME admission is based on JAMB Score, post-UTME score, and Olevel result (Aggregate score), while Online screening is based on JAMB score and Olevel result (Screening score).

Choosing Between School with Online Screening and Post-UTME Exams

Now, the choice is yours to make

Is Post UTME Exam Difficult?

While the difficulty level may vary between institutions, post-UTME examination is not that difficult.

Post-UTME screening can be more challenging in some universities and polytechnics than the main JAMB examination.

But it’s manageable with proper preparation.

Therefore, you must commence your preparations early and dedicate ample time to study.

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    • Departmental cut-off marks are released after post-UTME screening.

      Any cut-off mark you see online is Past!

  1. Okay thanks for this information, but then I still need clarification on this. I am a Jupeb student who also wrote JAMB this although I am not done with the program, our exams commences July and will be ending first week of August, so I want to know for Unilag, is it the Post-utme form I will get? Since I am not done with the direct entry program, there’s where I am confused

    • Good luck with your JUPEB exam!

      Meanwhile, once the UNILAG Direct Entry form is available, you can obtain the form and apply, provided you applied for Direct Entry through JAMB and selected UNILAG as your first choice.

      However, if you registered for UTME instead of Direct Entry through JAMB, you can only obtain the UNILAG Post UTME screening form.

      Alternatively, you can convert your UTME profile to Direct Entry to enable you to purchase the UNILAG Direct Entry form.

      For more information, please schedule a call to speak with our agent via WhatsApp.

      I wish you the best.

  2. My son applied to study medicine and surgery at the university of Ibadan. He scored 252 in JAMB 2024/2025, I just saw the departmental cut off marks for the course to be 76.25% and my son has only 63% is there any need for him to sit for the post UMTE

  3. I got 191 in my jamb and I want to study business administration is there anyway I could sit for post utme

  4. A person with O level points of 33 and jamb score of 299 aspiring to study pharmacy in a state Uni that conduct online screening in which he’s of indigene. What do you think of his chances?

  5. I wrote jamb scoring 269
    O level only maths is f9 I have all my results
    Can I gain admission to lasu faculty of Law

  6. I wrote jamb scoring 269
    O level only maths is f9 I have all my results
    Can I gain admission to lasu faculty of Law planning to write another O level

  7. My jamb score 185 and I apply for medlab into unijos which cuts off mark is 230 so am confused about which other science course will I change to that will guarantee me admission with 185


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