The University of Ilorin on Monday commenced the University Tertiary Matriculation Examination screening for no fewer than 64 , 000 candidates seeking admissions for the 2017 /2018 academic session .
Mr Kunle Akogun , the Deputy Director , Corporate Affairs Department of the University , told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin that 104 , 000 candidates applied for the screening .
He said that only 11 , 000 successful candidates would be admitted into the various programmes of the institution after the exercise based on its capacity .
Akogun told NAN that the university’ s cut – off mark had been pegged at 180 as the minimum .
He said that every department was expected to come up with its own cut -off mark .
According to him ; the university is known for its stable academic calendar, making it the most sought in the country.
He said that the administration of the Vice- Chancellor designate would continue to uphold the virtues and standards of the university.