ICAN Admission Requirements and Guidelines for ATS, PE, Fellow and Associate Members

January 31, 2019

What are Required to Become ICAN Students and Members

Basically, when you apply for ICAN, you will be provided with the student's handbook. The guide below will be contained therein. However, you don't want to wait for a handbook before you know what is ahead of you and make your decisions as rightly.

Below is a quick guide to applying for ICAN ATS, Professional Exams, Fellow and Associate Members.

ATS Student Admission Requirements

  1. Five (5) credits passes including English Language and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate Examination, General Certificate of Education or Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in not more than two sittings.
  2. Ordinary National Diploma of any Polytechnic recognized by the Council of the Institute
    National Certificate of Education (NCE) from any College of Education. 
  3. Any other relevant qualification approved by the Institute. 


Registration For ICAN Student Membership

Professional Students (Exams)

Candidates who wish to write the examination should first register as a student.  Registration is now online.

NOTE
  1. A sum of seven thousand naira (N7,000) should be paid as ICAN registration fee to any of the designated branch of Zenith bank listed below, obtain a pin voucher. 
  2. The voucher contains a pin code that would give you access to complete a registration form at the website address indicated on the PIN Voucher.
  3. A hard copy of the completed form must be accompanied with copies of credentials certified by a Financial Member of the Institute.  This should be forwarded to the Institute’s Annex Office at 82, Murtala Mohammed Way, Ebute-Metta.
In addition to the above, students will be required to pay
  • N2,000.00 with a sworn affidavit each for replacement of loss of Registration and Exemption certificates.
  • N1,500.00 for replacement of lost Syllabus or fresh purchase of syllabus.
  • All students are required to pay an Annual Subscription of =N=2,000.00 at the beginning of each year.
 

ATS Students (Exams)

  1. Candidates who wish to write the examination should first register as a student.  Registration is now online
  2. A sum of six thousand naira (N6,000) should be paid to any of the designated branches of Zenith bank list on the last page of this document to obtain a pin code.  The pin code is to give you access to complete a registration form.
  3. Completed registration form must be accompanied with copies of credentials certified by a Financial Member of the Institute.
In addition to the above, students will be required to pay
  • N1,500.00 with a sworn affidavit each for replacement of loss of    Registration and Exemption certificates.
  • N1,000.00 for replacement of lost Syllabus or fresh purchase of syllabus.
  • All students are required to pay an Annual Subscription of =N=1,500.00 at the beginning of each year.
ICAN ATS Examinations
  1. The ATS Examinations takes place in March and September each year. 
  2. Dates of examinations are advertised in the national dailies and appropriate forms are obtainable at some designated banks after paying the stipulated fees. 
  3. The examination is divided into Parts I, II and III.  Each part is made up of four (4) subjects.
ATS Exemption Guidelines
Only registered students can apply for exemption from some parts of the ATS Examinations.

Relevant qualifications may be considered for exemption, however, details of these are given in the ATS Regulations and the Syllabus Handbook.

ATS Examination Centres
The examinations are normally held throughout the country in the following centres: Abeokuta, Abuja, Ado-Ekiti, Akure, Benin-City, Enugu, Ibadan, Ilesha, Jos, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Maiduguri, Owerri, Port-Harcourt, Sokoto and Warri.

Advantages of ATS
Candidates stand to gain the following after qualifying as ATS graduates.
  • They will be formally admitted as Associate Members of the Association of Accounting Technicians Scheme and use the title AAT after their names.
  • They may elect or be elected to serve at the association’s level
  • Their qualification is recognized by employers.
  • They may enroll for an HND or B.Sc. programme in Accountancy in some higher institutions of learning.
  • They are permitted to enroll for the Institute’s Professional Examinations.
  • They are granted full-exemption from the Foundation Examination of the Institute and thereafter proceed to write the Intermediate, Professional Examinations I , II and III
 

ICAN Professional Examinations (PE)

PE Admission Requirements

In order to register as a student with the Institute, an applicant must hold a qualification not below the followings:
  1. The degree of any University or Higher National Diploma of any Polytechnic recognized by the Council of the Institute.
  2. ICAN ATS Final Certificate
  3. Any other qualifications hereafter to be approved by the Council of the Institute.
Approved meanwhile are:
  1. The final examination of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).  
  2. The final examination of the former Corporation of Secretaries.
  3. The final examination of the Association of International Accountants (AIA).
  4. The final examination of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria 
 

ICAN Professional Exams Application For Registration

The registration procedures are similar to (ATS) procedures. When the registration form is unsuccessful, it may be returned to the candidate who will be advised on what to do.

PE Dates of Examinations
Professional examinations are conducted in May and November each year.  Any candidate who is not duly registered as a student will not be eligible to sit for any part of the examination.  Candidates are expected to pass each stage of the examinations in full before proceeding to the next stage.  Examination duration is 10 years from date registered.

PE Examination Centres
The examinations are normally held throughout the country in the following centres: Abeokuta, Abuja, Ado-Ekiti, Akure, Benin-City, Calabar, Enugu, Ibadan, Ilesha, Ilorin, Jos, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Maiduguri, Onitsha, Owerri, Port-Harcourt, Sokoto, Warri, Uyo and London (UK).

Stages of Professional Exams
  1. Foundation - 3 subjects
  2. Intermediate - 4 Subjects
  3. Prof. Exam. I - 4 Subjects
  4. Prof. Exam. II - 4 Subjects
  5. Prof. Exam III - 4 Subjects
Details of the syllabus are available in the Regulations and Syllabus Hand-book issued by the Institute.

Admissions as an ICAN Associate Member or Fellow of the Institute

  1. Candidates are eligible to be admitted as Associates after they have successfully completed all the stages of the examinations. 
  2. Successful candidates are formally inducted at a ceremony presided over by the President of the Institute and Chairman of Council and thereafter use the title "ACA" Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant, after their names.  
  3. To be a Fellow of the institute, Associate Member must have been in professional practice for a minimum of five (5) years or in other jobs for ten (10) years.
 

ICAN Exemption Guidelines

  1. Only registered students can apply for exemptions. Exemptions from parts of the Professional Examinations are granted to candidates who have obtained recognized accounting qualifications from universities and polytechnics.
  2. Other relevant qualifications may be considered for exemption on a subject-by-subject basis.  Details of these are given in the Regulations and the Syllabus Handbook.
Other Professional Qualifications Exempted
Exemptions are also granted to candidates who have obtained professional qualifications in other disciplines burt wish to pursue a career in accountancy. 

Each case is considered on its merit. There is also a conversion programme for foreign students of ACCA and CIMA who have not completed their career but wish to convert to ICAN.  All enquiries should be sent along with the application for exemption after registration as a student.

If this guide has not addressed your concern, check ICAN answers to students' questions.

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Business Admin & Management: Universities Accepting Lower Grades for Direct Entry (DE) Admissions

January 29, 2019
Admissions through Direct Entry may not pose much concerns for applicants who are with higher grades such as upper credit, distinction, 12 or 13 points, credits and so on. However, lower credit, merit and 9 or 10 points candidates may need to search a bit further to see universities accepting such.

Direct Entry admission for Business Administration and Management requires studying JAMB brochure before making schools choice. I have, of course, saved you the pain. Here are my findings from the official the brochure if you need universities that will accept lower grade and A’level lower points for admissions.

Before we proceed
  • A’level represents the likes of IJMB, JUPEB, NABTEB Advanced and Cambridge. Pay attention to this if that’s your intention for reading this piece
  • SSEC requirements are mentioned along with some conditions. By SSCE requirements, it means passes needed in 5 subjects related to the proposed course.

Universities Accepting Lower Credit, Lower Grades, Points from ND, NCE, IJMB, JUPEB etc for Direct Entry Admissions

  1. Crescent University (CUAB) accepts NCE credit, ND lower credit, and approved equivalent of may be admitted to the appropriate level.
  2. JOS accepts two (2) Principal and one(1) subsidiary passes in any of the following subjects: Principles of Accounts, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Government and Commerce. In addition to the IJMB/A Level, candidates should have credit passes in three (3) SSCE subjects as per O’Level requirements other than the ones obtained at IJMB/A Level.
  3. UNN accepts for three (3) year programme Direct Entry candidates to possess any of the following qualifications Two (2) A’Level passes or its equivalent in any of the following subjects: Government, History, Economics, Business Management, Accounting and Geography plus the SSCE requirements and HND lower credit of recognised institutions plus the SSCE requirements.
  4. UNIOSUN accepts A’Level passes in two (2) of the following subjects: Economics, Geography, Business Studies, Government, Accounting and Book-Keeping, in addition to the SSCE requirements and ND lower credit and approved equivalents in relevant programmes may be considered.
  5. UNIBEN accepts HND lower credit in relevant programmes in addition to five (5) OLevel credit passes.
  6.  KWASU accepts IJMB, Cambridge ONLY, HND Accounting (Lower Credit)
  7. CRAWFORD NCE merit in Business Management or any Social Science subject and ND/HND lower credit in relevant subjects.
  8. UMYUK requires minimum of nine (9) points in IJMB/HSC/GCE A’Level/NCE in Economics, Mathematics and any of Social and Management Science subjects. Candidates with ND lower credit in relevant programmes from recognised institutions may also be admitted.
  9. NILE accepts any two (2) A’Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects, ND/HND lower credit or NCE merit in relevant programmes.
  10. UMUDIKE requires two (2) A’Level passes in Accounting and any other subject from Economics, Mathematics, Government. Accepts NCE, ND, HND lower credit in relevant programmes in addition to SSCE requirements.
  11. MOUNTAIN TOP For Business Administration, a candidate is expected to meet the minimum entry requirements into the University as well as possess in Economics and Business Management at the A Level/JUPEB obtained from MTU or any other recognized Universities or possession of a minimum of Lower Credit in National Diploma or its equivalent in Business Studies. Candidates must also pass the screening interview conducted by the University.
  12. PAN-ATLANTIC accepts:
  • Two (2) A Level passes in any relevant subjects
  • ND lower credit in relevant programmes.
  • NCE lower credit in relevant programmes.
  • HND lower credit in relevant programmes.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) in relevant subjects.

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Agricultural Economics: Universities Accepting Lower Credit, Grades for Direct Entry (DE) Admissions

January 29, 2019
Not every admission seeker is favoured with higher grades from NCE, ND, HND or Bsc etc. Yet, those with lower grades or points from their previous universities, polytechnic or colleges want to proceed to universities through JAMB direct entry. But the chance is very slim unless they can focus for the universities known for accepting lower grades including Lower credit, merit etc

This is why a careful DE applicant, with lower grade, will want to know forearmed universities to consider.

Several universities offering Agriculture Economics and/Extension also accept DE applications. However, a few consider lower grades. Below is the list of such universities as extracted from official JAMB brochure.

List of the Universities Accepting Lower Credit, NCE Merit etc for Agricultural Economics and Extensions

  1. UNN accepts ND/NCE/HND and Degree in Agricultural Science/Animal Health and related programs with a minimum of lower credit/merit in addition to UTME requirements.
  2. UNIBEN accepts HND lower credit in any one of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, and Cooperatives, Fisheries, Forestry & Wildlife Mgt., Geology, Advanced Microbiology, Food and Brewing Science, Science Laboratory Technology plus the UTME requirements.
  3. UNIBEN also accepts NCE merit in Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry or Physics plus the UTME requirements.
  4. UNIUYO accepts HND lower credit, NCE merit in relevant programs plus SSCE requirements.
  5. Taraba State University accepts A’Level passes to include Chemistry and any of Biology, Agricultural Science, Economics and ND lower credit and NCE merit

Important Notice

A’level Includes the IJMB, JUPEB, NABTEB A’level, Cambridge A’level

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Accounting: Universities Accepting Lower Grades for Direct Entry (DE) Candidates

January 29, 2019
I had earlier warned applicants for UTME and DE to dedicate the earlier time of seeking admission to studying JAMB Brochure in order to avoid errors. Sometimes, I’ll be quick to tell admission seekers that direct entry applicants need the brochure more than the UTME applicants. Why? There are more conditions attached to their entries than the latter.

This takes us to DE applicants who may want to proceed for admission using Lower Credit or Merit.

Background of Direct Entry (DE) Admission

My recent post has given enough details about Direct Entry and those who are qualified for it. But for the sake of reference here, DE is meant for holders of National Diploma (ND), National Certificate of Education (NCE), IJMB, JUPEB, NABTEB and Cambridge A’levels. Applicants for DE may also include the Bsc and HND holders who want o proceed to universities for their previous course or related ones.

In short, this guide only concerns the holders of the qualifications listed above.

The concern of this post is to guide applicants on various universities offering accounting that accept Lower Credit, Lower grade, merit etc for their admissions. In case the university you're looking for is not here, it means their conditions of admission, according to the brochure, is not accepting lower credit or grade.

The post will add schools that accept NCE, ICA, IJMB, ACA etc for Accounting in universities and more.

Universities Accepting Lower Credit, Merit, NCE 10 Points, IJMB 7 points, ICAN, ACA

  1. ADSU, UNIZIK, ABSU, MADONNA and COOU accept ND/NCE in the relevant fields.
  2. UNIZIK, ABSU and COOU accept ND/HND lower credit pass.
  3. BSU accepts ND/NCE lower credit/merit plus five (5) O Level subjects requirements to include Economics at one sitting.
  4. COOU accepts ND/HND lower credit or equivalent in relevant programmes.
  5. CALABAR accepts HND at lower credit level plus UTME requirements. In addition,
  6. EKSU insists on A’level passes in Economics but does not accept IJMB.
  7. NASARAWA accepts ND/HND lower credit in relevant programmes; NASARAWA also accepts IJMB in relevant subjects not below ten (10) points; NCE credit/merit in Business Education.
  8. PLASU accepts HND lower credit in relevant programmes with O’Level requirements.
  9. PLASU also accepts ND lower credit in relevant programmes with O’Level requirements.
  10. PLASU also accepts IJMB minimum of 7 points with passes in relevant subjects, with O Level requirements.
  11. RSUST in addition to O’Level requirements accept HND (Lower Credit) relevant to the programme.
  12. UDU accepts ND in relevant programmes with lower credit
  13. UYO accepts ND/HND lower credit in relevant programmes. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.
  14. WELSPRING accepts IJMB, NABTEB A’Level, NCE, ND, HND, at merit/lower credit from recognised institutions, as well as foundation/intermediate passes at ICAN, ACCA and ICMA.
  15. AAUA requires: HND Lower Credit
  16. UNILORIN accepts HND lower credit, ND lower credit with ICAN (ATS) or ICAN (ACA).
  17. CUAB accepts NCE credit, ND lower credit, and approved equivalent of may be admitted to the appropriate level.
  18. UNIJOS accepts lower credit in any of the following programmes of studies: Business Administration, Accounting, Accounting/Auditing, banking, Finance, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply, Actuarial Science/Insurance, Secretarial Administration, Office Management, Psychology, Public Business Studies, Administration, Catering and Hotel Management and Statistics, Financial Studies.
  19. UNN accepts HND lower credit of recognised institutions plus the UTME requirements.
    UNIOSUN accepts ND lower credit and approved equivalent in relevant programmes may be considered. ICAN ATS Final level and Foundation pass of recognised professional bodies i.e. ICAN, ACCA (London), CIMA (UK), CIBN, CITN and other members of IFAC may be considered.
  20. CALABAR DBA accepts HND lower credit in relevant programme
  21. UNIBEN accepts HND lower credit in Accounting, Financial Studies or Business Management; First Degree Second Class Lower in any relevant programme; NCE credit in Accounting; ICAN foundation or its equivalent or Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administration Final, HND upper credit in Accounting is accepted into 300 level.
  22. KWASU accepts Accounting IJMB, Cambridge ONLY, HND Accounting (Lower Credit)
  23. CRAWFORD accepts ND/HND lower credit in relevant subjects.
  24. WESTERN-DEL accepts ND lower credit in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration. Intermediate passes in ICAN, ACCA, ICMA and CIBN examinations.
  25. UMYUK requires minimum of nine (9) points in IJMB/HSC/GCE A Level/NCE in Economics, Mathematics and any of Social and Management Science subjects. Candidates with ND lower credit in relevant programmes from recognised institutions may also be admitted.
    NILE accepts any two (2) A Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects, ND/HND lower credit or NCE merit in relevant programme
  26. SOUTHWESTERN accepts NCE merit in relevant subjects. And ND/HND lower credit in programmes.
  27. UMUDIKE requires two (2) A Level passes in Accounting and any other subject from Economics, Mathematics, Government and accepts NCE, ND, HND lower credit.
  28. MOUNTAIN TOP accepts Possess OND Lower Credit in relevant courses including Accounting, Finance, Insurance, Banking and other Financial Studies courses.
  29. PAN-ATLANTIC accepts:
  • Two (2) A Level passes in any relevant subjects
  • ND lower credit in relevant programmes.
  • NCE lower credit in relevant programmes.
  • HND lower credit in relevant programmes.

Important Notice

  • Most schools decide the fates of lower grades applicants based on the demand for spaces in the current admission year. Hence, the higher the demand for this course, the lower the chances of the lower grades applicants.
  • HND graduates with lower credit and Bsc holders can be more favoured in this regard. And more so, some schools have policy which can give HND/Bsc applicants 300 level admission instead of 200 level. Applicants may approach the school admission office for such chances.

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Bsc, HND, OND, NCE, A'level Admissions: What are the Differences Among all Awards

January 29, 2019

Understand the Differences in Education Awards in Nigeria Before Going for Any.

As a beginner or fresh admission seeker, you may want to know what the differences among these terms or acronyms.

It’s important to know these, really not only for conversation reason but also for you to get the real meaning of each, what they stand for, what forms their admissions take, the statutory purpose behind each and most importantly for you to know - which one to go for.

Bsc, BSc (Ed), BSN, B. Tech, MB, LLB, B. Agric, B. Pharm

In full, Bsc is Bachelor of Science. This term is used for a degree or university award. You earn Bsc after completing a 4-year or 5-year course in any university.

More so, terms like B. Tech, BSc (Ed) are the equivalence to Bsc. They are also degree awards – just a difference in courses or disciplines. While B. Tech is for graduates of engineering and technology related courses, BSc (ED) or B. Ed is for graduates of education courses.

Graduates of Law are awarded LLB and Medical graduates MB. Others include BSN for nursing graduates, B. Pharm for pharmacy graduates, B. Agric for Agriculture and related courses.

Gaining Admission to Nigeria University to be awarded BSc, BSc (Ed), BSN, B. Tech, MB, LLB, B. Agric, B. Pharm

Generally, to gain admission into any Nigerian university, you’ll have to make your way through JAMB UTME which is a major requirement to gain admission to any course of your interest together with right SSCE grades.

After passing UTME, you may be subjected to Post UTME or admission screening before you can be given admission by JAMB and proposed institution.

Your years or duration of studies depends on the prospective award. Majority of degree courses last 4 years, Agric courses - 5 years, Nursing  - 5 years, Medicine – 6 years, education – 4 years, Law – 6 years (with one year Law school), Pharmacy – 6 years (with one year internship), Engineering and technology – 5 years and so on.

Note that, gaining admission to any of the courses listed and more, may also be preceded with a year pre-degree course or sometimes A’level Advanced courses like IJMB, JUPEB and Cambridge A’level.

After completing these advanced programmes, you can then take UTME (if pre-degree) or Direct Entry form (if IJMB, JUPEB or Cambridge A’level). Through this, you are offered admission for any university course of your choice.

NCE – National Certificate of Education

NCE is the award given to graduates of colleges of education. Generally, after a three-year course at a college, a graduate is awarded NCE.

Gaining Admission to Nigerian Colleges of Education to be Awarded NCE

Admission procedures to colleges are the same as for the universities.

You write your UTME and take part in the post UTME or admission screening. Then you’re given admission for your proposed course by JAMB and the college.

A graduate of college can end up spending 4 years for his course if he has undertaken a year pre-NCE course before 100 level admission.

Using NCE to Proceed to University to be Awarded B. Ed, B. Edu, Bsc (Ed)

After completing your NCE, you may continue to a University of your choice through JAMB Direct Entry admission exercise.

Here, you obtain DE form and choose one or two universities you’re interested in. If you meet up with the required grade from your NCE programme, JAMB and the school will give you admission.

Meanwhile, as NCE holder you don’t just choose any course during your DE registration, you choose the one(s) that align with your completed NCE course. For example, if you studied Biology/Chemistry in the college, you may only be able to propose Education Biology or Chemistry Education. Completing this will award you Bsc (Edu), B.Ed, or B. Edu.

A few schools may also allow you to do pure courses like Chemistry or Biology which will award you Bsc at the completion.

Consider checking JAMB brochure specific requirements by universities.

Generally, it will be easier to gain admission to only education courses.

OND Programmes i.e Ordinary National Diploma

OND or ND is a polytechnic award for a two-year course.

Gaining Admission to Polytechnic to be Awarded ND

To gain admission for ND award, you must obtain JAMB UTME form and take part in the post UTME or admission screening exercise of the school. If you pass, you’ll be given admission to ND 1 of your proposed course by JAMB and the school.

Another mean to gain ND admission is through school administered daily part-time programmes. This course is usually run as full-time, perhaps, with cost difference.

When you complete your 2-year ND course at any polytechnic, you’re awarded ND. This serves as the prerequisite to further your education to the university through JAMB direct entry admission (as earlier explained).

You can also further to another level at your polytechnic or any other. This level is called HND. HND is also run for two years as well.

Whereas, it’s being proposed that Nigerian polytechnics will henceforth be limited to the award of ND only. Hence, candidates who wish to study further can obtain JAMB direct Entry form and cross to universities – where they continue from 200 level.

HND - Higher National Diploma

HND is the award given to a polytechnic graduate after completing a 2-year ND, 1 or 2 years Industrial Training (IT) and 2-year HND course.

Note that the HND course doesn’t require writing UTME again or obtaining JAMB direct entry form. Applicants are only to take part in the school’s organized entrance test and interview or screening.

This programme is about to be scraped (if not by the time you’re reading this post). Yet, the award will be forever recognised by the government and private establishments who may need the services of an HND holder.

A'level Courses - IJMB, JUPEB, NABTEB and Cambridge Advanced

Several posts had been written on this category of qualifications. To learn more about each, consider reading the post, "IJMB, JUPEB and Cambridge A’level: Opportunity to Gain Admission directly to 200 Level"

The summary of this is that, completing any of the above equates you with ND or NCE. Hence, youre qualified to obtain JAMB Direct Entry form into to proceed to any of the universities accepting them.

Conclusion

Nigeria education detail is rich in awards. There are more postgraduate and professional awards too – including Msc, MA, ICAN, NIM etc.

Going to school requires you know the end from the very beginning and here you have it all.

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MTN Jobs for Graduates of Accounting, Banking & Finance, Bus. Admin, Economics, Computer, Elect/Elect, Statistics, Law and Maths

January 28, 2019

2019 MTN Nigeria Global Graduate Development Programme

Mission/Core Purpose of the Job

  • To build a pool of highly talented individuals to drive the MTN organization in support of MTN Employee Value proposition as an employer of choice.
  • Contribute to overall business objectives through participation in structured, supervised learning experiences as well as self-directed learning activities.

Qualification

Minimum of a second class upper degree (2:1) or HND upper credit from a Nigerian or foreign institution in any of the following field(s) of study:
  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Computer Science/Engineering
  • Electrical Electronics Engineering
  • Law ( LLB, BL)
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Age and Experience

  • Age limit:26 years
  • Must have completed National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Intermediate proficiency level in Microsoft Suite applications
  • No work experience is required

Attributes

  • Adaptability to change
  • Customer Focus
  • High Creativity & innovation
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Financial savvy
  • Proactivity & self-motivation
  • Research Focused
  • Self – Starter & Fast learner
  • Willingness to work in any assigned functional area/location
  • Willingness to travel for assignments

Skills

  • Ability to collect, analyse and interpret complex data
  • Ability to keep up with current ICT developments and trends
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and accept challenging responsibilities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Contract drafting and negotiation skills
  • Continuous learning and adaptability to new technologies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent relationship-building and teamwork capabilities
  • Graphic design skills
  • Strong numerate and analytical skills
  • Strong inquisitive skills
  • Telecoms & Digitally savvy, result-oriented and innovative
  • Presentation  and reporting skills
  • Understanding of the Macro economy indicators

Behavioural Competencies

  • Must exhibit MTN Values of: Leadership, Innovation, Relationships, Integrity, and a Can-Do attitude.
  • Must exhibit MTN Vital Behaviours: Complete Accountability, Get It Done, Active Collaboration, and Complete Candour.

Working Conditions

  • Normal MTN working conditions
  • Open Plan Office
  • High performance culture
  • Relevant work permit
  • Valid international passport
Application Deadline:  31st January, 2019 (If already closed, subscribe to this blog to receive the next openings to your through your email)

NOTE: Graduates who have participated in previous MTN GDP recruitment exercises (i.e aptitude test and assessment centre) are not eligible to apply.

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January 27, 2019

JAMB BROCHURE: CORRECT JAMB UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AND SCHOOLS OFFERING THEM

One of the problems students face while seeking admission is combining wrong subjects in the UTME. If you find yourself in such a mess, see solutions to wrong subjects combination in my post, "What to do About Wrong Subject Combination in UTME".

But you don't want to make mistake and later be looking for ways out. Hence, you will need to study my "Mini-Brochure" which I researched to let you know the right subjects to fill during UTME registration and write during exams. Note that the collection is as detailed in the updated official JAMB brochure. You should learn how to study official JAMB brochure to avoid admission errors.

This work is a quick guide though, hence I advise you to click each course link (where available) to see other universities, polytechnics, colleges of educations (offering them), conditions such as SSCE and UTME subject result requirements, schools that have some conditions different from general subjects etc

This collection will equally be your perfect guide if you're trying to do the change of courses and you want to be sure that your UTME subjects are right for the department you're now proposing.

Study My Mini JAMB Brochure

Note that the English language (or Use of English) is constant with all courses. In other words, every UTME candidate will write English irrespective of his or her proposed course.

Hence, the subject combination below each course represents the rest three to add to the English.
  1. ARCHITECTURE: Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology, and Economics. 
  2. COMPUTER SCIENCE: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics 
  3. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Mathematics, Economics, and another subject. 
  4. LINGUISTICS: One Arts and two (2) other subjects. 
  5. ECONOMICS: Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies.
  6. SOCIOLOGY: Three (3) Social Science or Arts subjects. 
  7. FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics or Biology. 
  8. LAW: Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects. 
  9. MASS COMMUNICATION: Any three (3) from Arts or Social Science subjects. 
  10. INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY: Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics/Biology/Agricultural Science. 
  11. POLITICAL SCIENCE: Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Arts subjects. 
  12. ACCOUNTING: Mathematics, Economics, and any other Social Science subject
  13. PSYCHOLOGY: Any three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Science 
  14. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: Mathematics and any two (2) of the following: Economics, History, Government, Geography, Literature in English and French. 
  15. COMPUTER ENGINEERING: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. 
  16. AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS: Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science and Mathematics or Physics. 
  17. AGRICULTURE: Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics or Mathematics. 
  18. AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING: Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics. 
  19. AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION: Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics. 
  20. BIOCHEMISTRY: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics. 
  21. BANKING AND FINANCE: Economics, Mathematics, and any other Arts or Social Science subject.
  22. BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: Mathematics, Economics, and another subject. 
  23. BUSINESS EDUCATION: Mathematics, Economics plus one (1) of Literature in English, History, Government, Geography, Chemistry, and Physics. 
  24. BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING/TECHNOLOGY: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. 
  25. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics. 
  26. BIOLOGY EDUCATION: Biology and two (2) other subjects from Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. 
  27. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: Mathematics, Economics, and any other Social Science subject 
  28. PHILOSOPHY: Government and any other two (2) subjects 
  29. NUTRITION AND DIETETICS: Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and one (1) of Mathematics, Geography, Economics or Physics 
  30. ESTATE MANAGEMENT: Mathematics, Economics, and one other subject 
  31. ENGLISH LANGUAGE/STUDIES: Literature in English, one other Art subject and another Arts or Social Science subject. 
  32. ENGLISH EDUCATION: Literature in English and one (1) Art and any other subject. 
  33. EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT: Economics, Mathematics, and one (1) other Social Science/Arts subject. 
  34. CIVIL ENGINEERING: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics 
  35. GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING: Any three (3) subjects. 
  36. GEOLOGY: Any three (3) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, and Geography. 
  37. GEOGRAPHY: Geography and any two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects. 
  38. GEOGRAPHY AND REGIONAL PLANNING: Geography and any two (2) Arts subjects. 
  39. SURVEYING AND GEO-INFORMATICS: Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology, and Economics. 
  40. HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES: History/Government and any other two (2) subjects from Arts and Social Sciences. 
  41. HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT: Mathematics, Economics, and any other subject. 
  42. HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM: Geography and any two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects 
  43. HOTEL MANAGEMENT AND TOURISM: Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics/Physics or one (1) Social Science subject. 
  44. HOME ECONOMICS: Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics/Physics or one (1) Social Science subject. 
  45. LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE: Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects 
  46. LIBRARY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: Any three (3) subjects. 
  47. MEDICINE AND SURGERY: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. 
  48. MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology 
  49. SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY: Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics. 
  50. MICROBIOLOGY: Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics. 
  51. MARKETING: Mathematics, Economics, and any other Social Science subject 
  52. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. 
  53. MUSIC: Music one (1) other Arts subject plus any other subject. 
  54. NURSING: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. 
  55. PHARMACY: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. 
  56. PHILOSOPHY: Government and any other two (2) subjects 
  57. PHYSIOLOGY: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  58. PETROLEUM ENGINEERING: Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics 
  59. QUANTITY SURVEY: Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology, and Economics. 
  60. RADIOGRAPHY: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. 
  61. URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING: Mathematics, Geography and one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry. 
  62. SOCIAL WORK: Mathematics, Economics/Geography, and any other subject 
  63. STATISTICS: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics 
  64. THEATER ARTS: Literature in English and two (2) other relevant subjects. 
  65. FOOD TECHNOLOGY: Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics or Biology. 
  66. SOCIOLOGY: Three (3) Social Science or Arts subjects. 
  67. ECONOMICS: Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies. 
  68. BANKING AND FINANCE: Economics, Mathematics, and any other Arts or Social Science subject. 
  69. BUILDING TECHNOLOGY: Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology, and Economics. 
  70. BOTANY: Biology, Chemistry, and any other Science subject. 
  71. POLITICAL SCIENCE: Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/ Arts subjects. 
  72. DENTISTRY: Chemistry, Biology, and one (1) another Science subject. 
  73. FASHION DESIGN AND CLOTHING TECHNOLOGY: Chemistry and any two (2) of Biology/Agricultural Science/Physics/Mathematics 
  74. ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES: Literature in English, one (1) other Arts subject, and another Arts or Social Science subjects.
  75. EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION: Any three (3) of Literature. In English, History, French, Geography/Physics, Economics and Mathematics. 
  76. GEOPHYSICS: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics. 
  77. GEOLOGY AND MINING: Any three (3) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, and Geography.
  78. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND HUMAN/ PERSONNEL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: Mathematics, Economics plus one (1) other subject. 
  79. HISTORY: History and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences. 
  80. PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION: Biology and any two (2) relevant subjects. 
  81. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Mathematics, Physics and one (1) of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography. 
  82. INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND DIPLOMACY: Economics, Literature in English and Geography/Government/History. 
  83. INSURANCE: Mathematics, Economics, and any other Social Science subject 
  84. JOURNALISM: Any three (3) from Arts or Social Science subjects. 
  85. OPTOMETRY: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. 
  86. PEACE STUDIES AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION: Three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects 
  87. OFFICE TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT: Any three of Mathematics, Economics, Commerce, History/Govt., Geography, CRS/IRS
  88. ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry 
  89. FOOD SCIENCE: Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics, and Biology/ Agricultural Science 
  90. FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE: Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.
  91. FORENSIC SCIENCE: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics.
  92. LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION: Government/History, Economics, and any other subject.
  93. MATHEMATICS: Mathematics and any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry and Economics or Geography.
  94. MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  95. MEDICAL REHABILITATION: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  96. PERFORMING ARTS: Literature in English and two (2) other relevant subjects.
  97. PHARMACOLOGY: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  98. PHYSICS: Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry or Biology.
  99. PHYSIOTHERAPY: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  100. PLANT BIOLOGY: Biology, Chemistry, and any other Science subject.
  101. PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY: Chemistry and two (2) of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.
NOTE
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Commerce for OAU Admissions: What is the Real Truth?

January 27, 2019
Can I have your attention? Are you seeking admission into of any of social/management courses at the Obafemi Awolowo University? This post is meant for you.

You must have heard earlier that some schools have special considerations and conditions for their admissions into certain courses. OAU is no exception. And if you’re seeking a space at the citadel’s department of Accounting, Economics, Sociology and the likes, you must know the institution’s policy on the use of Commerce.

Commerce is social or commercial subject widely accepted for admission by majority of institutions in Nigeria. However, the case of OAU is different and below is what you must know.

OAU Doesn’t Accept Commerce as an SSCE subject Requirement

There are three conditions to gaining admission into OAU like, most other institutions:
  • Having required O’level subjects for a proposed course
  • Having required score in UTME plus writing 4 required subjects for the proposed course
  • Passing Post UTME test or screening of the school
Meanwhile, OAU doesn’t accept Commerce in WAEC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB for her courses (any at all) - Economics, Accounting, Sociology, Psychology etc

Let’s see how!

What are the Actual JAMB requirements for Management/Social Science Courses?

JAMB has stated what all candidates needs for Management/Social Science courses as follows:
  • SSCE requirements: Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) other subjects.
  • UTME Subjects: English, Mathematics, Economics plus any Social Science subject.
WARNING: This is just the general requirement but OAU has her own requirements. These can be found under “waiver and remarks” in the JAMB brochure.

Let’s see how the JAMB brochure present OAU conditions.

Economics

  • SSCE Requirements: OAU requires five (5) O’level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Geography or Government and any from Civic Education/ History / Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies/Yoruba/ Literature/Chemistry/ Physics/ Biology/ Agricultural Science/Further Mathematics/ICT.
  • UTME subjects: OAU requires English Language, Mathematics, Economics and Geography or Government.
NOTE: Do you see there is no Commerce in the list?

Accounting

UTME Subjects: OAU requires Principles of Accounts not Commerce.

NOTE: For the SSCE subjects, brochure doesn’t explain that OAU doesn’t accept commerce for Accounting. But I bet that condition applies to all their social sciences.

Psychology

  • SSCE Requirements: OAU requires five (5) O’level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any two (2) from Geography, Economics, Government, Chemistry, Physics, History, Literature in English, Yoruba, Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies, Agricultural Science, ICT, Civic Education.
  • UTME Subjects: OAU requires Biology

Sociology and Anthroplogy

UTME Subject: OAU requires English Language, Mathematics and at least two (2) Social Science and one Arts subject.

NOTE: I bet the social science (MENTIONED ABOVE) doesn’t include Commerce

What of Where JAMB Brochure is Silent about Commerce?

There are more social science courses in OAU than these listed. These may include Entrepreneurship, Public Administration, Economics Education etc. Where JAMB brochure is silent about whether OAU accepts Commerce or not, it is worth using the evidence above to conclude that Commerce is not generally accepted by the institution for her admission.

What If I had Chosen or Written Commerce Already?

It’s possible you’re reading this after you have chosen the subject for your course in UTME or after your result is already out. In either case, you will find my post, “What Candidates Should Do With Wrong Subjects Combination in UTME” very resources on what next to do.

What Should I Choose Instead of Commerce?

The brochure is your best bet when it comes to what is what about a school’s admission requirements.

A few explanations above also contains subject the school prefer to Commerce. These may include Government, Geography (Geography is usually considered as both science and social science SSCE subject)

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2019 UTME: What Candidates Should Do With Wrong Subjects Combination.

January 27, 2019

AFTER WRONG SUBJECTS FOR UTME, WHAT CAN I DO TO GAIN ADMISSION?

You're on the right page if you want to correct UTME subject combination or you're finding other possible ways out of this mess.

You can find yourself in one of the most common situations – wrong subject combination in JAMB UTME. I used the phrase “most common” because that’s the truth. Several students had fell victims of wrong subjects combination and some will still be victims in the future. This was the reason I wrote this post.

Most of the time, it is a student’s fault to have selected subjects not relevant with his or her proposed courses. This is because it’s your responsibility to study JAMB brochure before registration or at least, read such posts as my Mini JAMB Brochure.

But I like blaming JAMB and CBT centres for this problem. JAMB is to be blamed because they discontinued giving paper brochure and gave CD instead. And the worst is, only a few students have access to that too.

Also, these poor CBT centres have little knowledge of the right subject combination for individual courses. Hence, they erroneously pick one or two subjects a candidate won't need for his course or fail to correct you if you mix things up.

Blame game over!

If you find yourself in this situation, you will want to know the ways out. Below is a 3-way professional point of views to get yourself out of UTME subjects combination error.

See: JAMB Brochure and How to Study it and Avoid Admission Errors

1. Consider Change of Subjects Before UTME

If you detect that you have the wrong subjects before your exams date, kindly return to the CBT centre for correction. Only CBT is given the right to do correction of subjects and you can use anyone around you. Don’t go to cafĂ© for this, please.

In order to justify your claim, you can go to CBT with the page of JAMB brochure that details what your subjects should be. I think that will convince them.

2. Consider Change of Course to the Relevant One

If UTME is over before you realize wrong subjects had been done, visit your JAMB brochure again to see the list of courses that are suitable for your subject combination. Then, do JAMB change of course to that. Sorry if this is not what you really want, but it’s better than wasting another year to wrong subjects even with a higher mark.

I recommend you check my "Mini JAMB Brochure" to see the list of courses in schools and their correct UTME subject combination. I carefully extracted this from the updated official Brochure.

In fact, Guidance and Counseling is an Education course that anyone can change to with any possible four UTME subjects. This can save you some headaches. The same is applicable to Library and Information Science.

3. Proposed Schools Can Help Change Course

From experience, some schools will still offer you admission based on your performance in UTME. However, during screening (usually physical screening and documentation), they will find out that you’d done wrong subjects. If your school is lenient enough, they will give you other courses to consider. And if you’re satisfied, congratulations!

I have seen this kind of situations at the University of Ibadan, The Polytechnic Ibadan, Federal Polytechnic Ede etc

Some schools may not make this known to you before giving you another course. They just go ahead and give you another suitable course. I have cases like this at the Osun State University Osogbo, Ladoke Akintola University Ogobomo, Federal University of Oye Ekiti.

Conclusion

Please note that option 3 is the least recommended here. A school system or method may change at any time – hence don’t stake on this.

You’ll be better off if you can achieve either option 1 or 2.

Best of luck!

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How to Choose Institutions in UTME and DE: A Must Read for All Admission Seekers

January 26, 2019
I saw reasons to write this piece after a series of searches cropped up on this blog. People have sent me queries including:
  • how to choose institutions in jamb
  • how to choose institution in jamb 2019
  • jamb choice of institution
  • jamb 2019 choice of institution
  • list of state universities that accept second choice
  • list of polytechnic that accept third choice
  • how to choose institution in jamb registration
Well, this post will be your perfect guide to answer these questions and many more.

The first part will talk about UTME candidates' and the second, about DE applicants’ choice of schools.

Misconceptions About Choosing of Institutions in UTME

Most applicants know that they have the chance to select 4 schools during the UTME registration. However, they follow the trends of choosing University as first choice, polytechnic as second, college of education as third and finally an innovative enterprise institution (IEI).

NOTE: IEI are institutions where you can learn all sorts of crafts, vocations, businesses and professions.

Another common combination is - a Federal university as first choice, a state university as second, a polytechnic or college as the third, then IEI as the fourth.

These are just misunderstandings and lack of real information. The real deal is that you have more than a dozen possible combinations to choose from. The two combinations are correct but there are more.

You don’t have to select a university if you know you don’t have the academic ability for the university. If you think you will do well as a teacher, college of education can be your first choice. In fact, if your course is only in a polytechnic and you prefer that to a university, poly can be your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice.

For more possible combination, kindly read to the end of the post.

How To Choose Schools in UTME

UTME applicants are just secondary school leavers who want to proceed to universities, polytechnics, colleges of education or innovative enterprises institutions (IEI).

This category of admission seekers can select their schools in different formats. The available combinations are listed below.

Combination 1
1st Choice: A Federal University
2nd Choice: A few federal universities (are available in the 2nd choice section)
3rd Choice: A Polytechnic
4th Choice: Only innovative enterprise institutions

Combination 2
1st Choice: A Federal University
2nd Choice: A state or private university
3rd Choice: Polytechnic
4th Choice: Only innovative enterprise institutions

Combination 3
1st Choice: Any Federal University
2nd Choice: A Polytechnic
3rd Choice: A polytechnic
4th Choice: Only innovative enterprise institutions

Combination 4

1st Choice: Any Federal University
2nd Choice: A polytechnic
3rd Choice: A College of education
4th Choice: Only innovative enterprise institutions

Combination 5
1st Choice: A State University
2nd Choice: A State or private University
3rd Choice: A Polytechnic 
4th Choice: Only innovative enterprise institutions

Combination 6
1st Choice: A State or private University
2nd Choice: A State or private University
3rd Choice: A College of Education 
4th Choice: only innovative enterprise institutions

Combination 7
1st Choice: A Polytechnic
2nd Choice: A Polytechnic
3rd Choice: A Polytechnic 
4th Choice: only innovative enterprise institutions

Combination 8
1st Choice: A College of Education 
2nd Choice: A College of Education 
3rd Choice: A College of Education 
4th Choice: Only innovative enterprise institutions

Combination 9
1st Choice: A Polytechnic
2nd Choice: A Polytechnic
3rd Choice: A College of Education 
4th Choice: Only innovative enterprise institutions

Combination 10
1st Choice: A Polytechnic
2nd Choice: A College of Education 
3rd Choice: A College of Education 
4th Choice: only innovative enterprise institutions

See also: Choosing Universities, Polytechnics and Others as Second Choice: Will they Give you Admission

Summary and Notice

  1. Only the IEI is consistent at the 4th choice section. In other words, only the innovative enterprise institutions are available for applicants as the 4th choice.
  2. Universities are available as the 1st and 2nd choice but not as the 3rd and 4th choice. Most universities at the 2nd choice section are state-owned.
  3. You can consider a polytechnic, a college of education and an IEI as the 3rd choice too.
  4. Someone can choose polytechnic as 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice
  5. Someone can choose IEI as 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th choice
  6. Even though you have all the combination available to you, almost all institutions give admission to applicants who chose them as first choice. In this case, focus on your first choice more and if need be, you later move any of the other choices to first choice during change of institution exercise, if you will have higher chance of gaining admission there.

How to Choose Institutions for Direct Entry (DE)

DE applicants are holders of ND, NCE, IJMB, JUPEB, Cambridge Advanced, NABTEB advance, Bsc or HND. But these people want to continue to the University their Course or related ones.

They are to obtain JAMB DE form instead of UTME form.

DE applicants have only had two choices in their form – 1st choice and 2nd choice. In other words, only two universities are opened to them.

Meanwhile candidates can choose:

Combination 1
1st Choice: A federal university
2nd Choice: A Federal university (a few federal universities are available at the 2nd choice section)

Combination 2
1st Choice: A federal university
2nd Choice: A State university

Combination 3
1st Choice: A State university
2nd Choice: A Federal university (a few federal universities are available at the 2nd choice section)

Combination 5
1st Choice: A State university
2nd Choice: A State university

Summary and Notice

In most cases, universities only give admission to those candidates who chose them as first choice. This is why in most cases, candidates just focus their first choice or even choose the same institution as both first and second.

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P-YES Application: What Next After Completing Online Registration?

January 26, 2019

P-YES APPLICATION FORM: WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER THE REGISTRATION

Since this is the maiden year of the Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (PYES), you will appreciate it if you can know, forearmed, what to expect after completing their registration for the scheme.

See also: 2019 P-YES Shortlisting of Successful Applicants: Updates and News Page
 
But before that, here is a quick information on what P-YES is all about. This will help someone who has not registered yet.



P-YES is very much like Npower (especially the N-Build category). The aim is to train the successful applicants for specific vocations, ventures, businesses, professions etc. After such training, the beneficiaries will be empowered to start their own business or ventures. Hence, the beneficiaries should be able to employ and empower other youth under them within time.

See also: P-YES Registration: New Youth Empowerment Website, Requirements, Application form and More
 

After Completing the Registration, What Next?  

Submit your form at P-YES office Abuja. Note that this only applies to those who obtain the application from their office. In other words, if you filled and submitted the form online, there’s no need to submit a physical form at their offices again.

In case you’re wondering, it’s possible to fill the form online or obtain it directly from their physical offices across the nation.

Note that the only office made available for now is the Abuja office. You can see the address here.

See also: 2018 Npower Application: New Registration May Not Open Again - Here is Why.

Print Confirmation of Online Registration

In case you apply online, you’re to print the acknowledgment slips as evidence of your completed registration.

Keep your print out together with guarantor form. You will need them when the final list is out. Subscribe to this blog to know when the final list is out for the successful applicants.

Download, Print and Fill the Guarantor Form

P-YES guarantor form is meant to acquire a witness for a beneficiary. The witness is expected to stand in for him/her in case of any default – damage of facilities, stealing etc (during the training).

The guarantor must fill in his/her information on the form, sign and append thump-print or organizational/post/official stamp.

Note that before you can finally submit your form online, the filled guarantor form must be duly filled, stamped, scanned and uploaded online.Until this is done, your online application is not completed.

You’re advised to print the guarantor form in colour. That will not only make your paper original, but it will also make it presentable to whoever will sign it.

See also: P-YES Application – Who Can Be Your Guarantors
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P-YES Application: Who Can Be Your Guarantors

January 26, 2019
After completing the registration, every applicant must download, print and fill the guarantor form. Then, return to the page and upload the completed guarantor form. But who is best filled in for the guarantor in this case?

See also: 2019 P-YES Shortlisting of Successful Applicants: Updates and News Page

Before we proceed, seeing the contents of the Guarantor form, you will notice that the information there is best meant for someone who has good knowledge of your characters. Not only that, the person should be ready to be held, in your place, in case of any atrocities or defaults while you in training or after being empowered by the government.

We should all agree, this can’t be just anybody. He or she must probably come from your family.

In this sense, who is suitable to be your guarantor?

See also: P-YES Registration: New Youth Empowerment Website, Requirements, Application form and More
 

Parents  

One of your parents can stand in for you as a guarantor.

You must have heard that parents may not be right for guarantors. Not in this case. They’re to me, the right people. But the clause is if they are not a community, political, office holders or religious leaders, they may not fit in.

Your parents should be ready to vouch for you and pay in case of monetary liability. After all, they’ll be held in place if you commit crimes.

If however, they are not holding any positions that grant them access to stamp (which is required on the form), look elsewhere.

Relatives

Brother, Sister, Uncle and Aunt are equally people who take charge when things are not working as planned for us – in some cases.

If you’ll need someone to vouch and pay for your liabilities, kindly contact such families provided to fall to the class of community leader, political leader, office holders, religious leader etc.

See also: P-YES Application: What Next After Completing Online Registration?

Bosses and Elders

Some bosses and elders are really ready to help us even better than our immediate families.

Imagine a pastor that has been searching for jobs for you for some years. What will it cost such a man to stand in as your guarantor in the case of P-YES?

They can be the right go-to in this case. And most importantly, these people usually hold stamps of offices

Conclusion

What is important in your chase for the right guarantor should be “who can I run to if I must need help to settle liabilities of any type?”

The answer is your guarantor.
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