Are you tired of writing post UTME every year? Without
It is very important to note that passing JAMB does not
guarantee automatic admission into any Nigerian
university, rather it’s only a ticket that qualifies candidates.
It is important to know that most students who passed
JAMB examination sometimes, ends up not passing their
One can score 280 in JAMB and end up scoring 32 or even
20 in post UTME.
Below are some reasons why people fail post UTME.
1. FEAR: fear is one of the greatest killer for someone who
wants to pass PUTME exam, 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 80% of his or her Post UTME. Encourage and
give hope to yourself, if you are able to remove fear in you,
then you are already on the road to success.
2. FAILURE TO OBEY INSTRUCTIONS: Instructions in the
examination hall is an examination itself. Failure to obey
the instruction is failure to pass the examination. Simple!
Do exactly what you are told to do and avoid doing what
you are not told to do.
3. TOO MUCH CONFIDENT: Overconfidence makes some
students to relax into reading. Being too much confident
will harm you. This type of students only realizes that they
are no body only when the result is out.
4. SHADING WITH 2B INSTEAD OF HB PENCIL: the OMR
machine that will make the answer sheets recognizes HP
pencil. So using 2B pencil may confuse the machine either
to score you wrongly or discard your answers.
5. TIME MANAGEMENT : Time is part of the examination,
they test your ability to work with time. Manage the little
time given to you, don’t waste much time on questions you
don’t know go forward and complete all the ones you know
and then come back to the unknown questions if there is
6. MALPRACTICE: If you bring anything like expo into the
exam hall, this can lead to your failure. Expo or external
brain cannot help you especially in the aptitude test like
Post UTME instead your God given brain. If you are caught,
your paper will be squeezed immediately.