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Useful Tips On What to Read For Post UTME And How To Study

On this page are the workable tips on what to read for Post UTME and How to study for Post UTME. Do you want to know what to read for the screening and how to study for it? If yes, read this article and make sure you put to use every tip given in it.

One of the keys to success is deciding what you want. Ben Stein once said, “The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want”. What this statement implies is that you must decide whether you want to succeed or not in your post-UTME. I know that visiting this page means you are desperate to pass the test and not only that but to also gain admission into your dream school.

Another key that you must also take note of is that you must take 100% responsibility for your life. George Washington Carver a great chemist who discovered over 325 uses of peanuts said “Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses”. This means that you shouldn’t talk yourself down or be worried about how competitive the University you have chosen or the course of study is. Your mind must be fixed on one thing which is acing Post UTME.

The answer to what you need to read for your post-UTME is very easy and I will show you right away.

1. Research your school

The ways each institution sets its questions are quite different which means you must research the University you have chosen to know what to read for the exam. Doing this will help you to pass Post UTME.

For instance, UNILORIN Post UTME has a total of 50 questions, 40 questions from the English language, 5 from Mathematics, and 5 from General paper i.e. current affairs.

UNILAG Post UTME questions from Mathematics, English Language, and General paper. The mathematics questions are 25, the English Language is 20, and the General paper is 5. The duration of the test is 30 minutes.

UI PUTME questions are Mathematics, English, and some questions from your chosen field. This means most Institutions Post UTME questions are based on mathematics, English, current affairs (for some institutions), and your field.

Questions from mathematics are majority from probability, permutation, and combination, partial and impartial fractions, logarithm, mean, median, mode, and range

Most questions from the English Language came from Consonant sounds, Vowel sounds, nearest in meaning, Opposite in meaning, Synonyms, adjectives, Verbs, question tags, etc.

For current affairs, there is a book for that and the cost is around N200. It is important to note that the test is CBT.


The steps below will guide you on how to study for Post UTME

  • You need enough time for you to do an effective study
  • Know what works best for you in terms of the study pattern you would like to adopt
  • Practice enough past questions related to your chosen institution
  • You can organize a study group: This helps to aid good understanding
  • Plan the test day i.e you should get to the test venue early

To read more on the steps highlighted above click on 6 top exam preparation tips

Bolarinwa Olajire

A tutor with a demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter. You can follow me on Twitter by clicking on the icon below to ask questions.

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