Post-UTME Screening Exercise For 2021/2022 Academic Session

Post-UTME Screening Exercise For 2021/2022 Academic Session Has Been Scheduled To Hold From Monday 25th October – Saturday 04th November, 2021.

The Kogi State University, KSU Post UTME screening application form, cut-off mark, eligibility, screening date, application cost and deadline for the 2021/2022 academic session have been announced. The cut-off mark is at least 160, depending on the chosen course. Application form cost is N2000 only. Full details are presented below:

Candidates Eligibility for the Post UTME

  1. The screening exercise for admission of candidates will be administered only on candidates who applied to Kogi State University as institution of First Choice.
  2. Only candidates who scored 160 and above in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are qualified for the screening exercise. See the approved cut off marks for various courses for 2021-2022 session below.
  3. Candidates must possess the basic Five (5) O’level credit passes in accordance with the University’s entry requirements.
  4. The subjects taken at the O’ level must be conventional subjects: Arts (History/Govt., CRS/IRK, English Language, Lit. in English), Sciences (Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Further Mathematics) or Social Sciences (Economics/Commence, Geography)
  5. It is mandatory that Candidates upload their O’ level results, as no admission will be offered without uploading of O’ level on CAPS.
  6. However, candidates who are awaiting their O’level results may apply but should so indicate.

Procedure for Online Application:

  1. Candidates are advised to apply online at and make payments with their ATM debit cards.
  2. All such candidates must fill in relevant certificates (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB etc.) stating correct examination number, date, type and scratch card PIN.
  3. Candidates should preview and confirm that all the information entered are correct before submission.

Direct Entry:

All Direct Entry candidates who applied to JAMB for admission and chose Kogi State University as institution of First Choice are also required to complete the online application form for their screening exercise.

KSU Post UTME Screening Exercise Schedule:

  1. The Post-UTME screening exercise will take place from Monday 25th October to Saturday 02nd November 2021 for UTME candidates. 
  2. Direct entry candidates’ screening is scheduled for 03rd & 04th November 2021.
  3. All candidates are requested to kindly note that their screening exercise date is as scheduled in the slip they will print out after online registration. Candidates for the screening exercise are required to strictly stick to these dates.
  4. Candidates are required to upload all relevant documents on CAPS as provided for by JAMB to allow the University access to these details. Admission will not be processed without uploading O/Level results on JAMB CAPS as required by JAMB.


  1. The Online registration for the screening exercise will commence Thursday 30th September, 2021 and ends on Wednesday 20th October, 2021.
  2. It is mandatory for candidates to come to the examinations with protective nose mask as well as maintain social distancing in strict compliance with the approved COVID safety regulations. Other safety measures will be available at the examination venue in strict compliance with the approved COVID safety regulations.

Approved cut off marks for various courses for 2021-2022 PUTME

S/NPROGRAMMESApproved cut off marks
2Fisheries and Aquaculture160
3Food science and Technology160
5Home sciences160
6Arabic language & Literature160
7Christian religious knowledge160
8English Language & Literary studies160
9History and International studies160
10Islamic studies160
12Theatre arts160
13Education & biology160
14Education & Chemistry160
15Education & Mathematics160
16Education & Physics160
17Education & Christian religious knowledge160
18Education & Islamic studies160
19Education & English  language160
20Education & Economics160
21Education & Geography160
22Education & Social studies160
23Human kinetics & Health education160
24Education Administration & Planning160
25Library and Information science160
26Islamic & Sharia law220
27Common Law220
29Banking and Finance160
30Business administration160
31Public administration160
32Animal and Environmental Biology160
37Industrial chemistry160
41Plant sciences & Biotechnology160
44Geography & Planning160
45Mass communication180
46Political science160
48Human Anatomy160
49Human Physiology160
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