After getting done and dusted with your post UTME screening examination and the result is released, the anxiety to know your status comes into play. At this stage you are eager to know how FCT College of Education, Zuba post UTME aggregate cut off mark is being calculated. If you fall in this category, then you are on the right page. This post will give you first hand guide on FCT College of Education, Zuba grading system, the requirements and parameters put in place when a candidate is calculating his or her aggregate screening score.
What is an Aggregate Screening Score?
Do you know what an aggregate cut off mark is all about? Defining what an aggregate cut off mark or score is would give you a much clearer understanding of this post. In simple term, an aggregate cut off mark is the total score a candidate has after combining JAMB and Post UTME scores. For some colleges of education, you would have to combine more than just JAMB and post UTME but your O’Level grades as well.
Knowing how FCT College of Education, Zuba calculate their aggregate score is very important as this will determine if you are eligible for admission into the College of education or not. Your aggregate score should meet up with the departmental cut off mark of the course you wish to study before you will be allowed to study any of your desired courses offered in FCT College of Education, Zuba.
How To Calculate FCT College of Education, Zuba Aggregate Score
Calculating FCT College of Education, Zuba aggregate score would only come into play after your post UTME result has been seen. However this step is an easy one if you follow the illustration below.
This college of education uses a Composite Grading System that takes into consideration the following:
- Your O’Level result (WAEC or NECO)
- Post-UTME Result
- UTME/Transcript results of candidate.
FCT College of Education, Zuba post UTME grading system is based on ratio 50:50 for Post-UTME and UTME scores respectively. Now lets go into details as regards the 2 grading systems (Post-UTME and UTME).
FCT College of Education, Zuba do not include your O’level result when calculating your aggregate cut off mark. However, you are expected to have obtained a minimum of 5 credit passes in mathematics and English language plus any other 3 subjects related to your preferred choice of registered course.
Now lets show you practical example on how to calculate FCT College of Education, Zuba Aggregate Score:
- FCT College of Education, Zuba Aggregate JAMB Score = 50%
- FCT College of Education, Zuba Aggregate Post UTME Score = 50%
Step 1: To calculate your aggregate score, you are to divide your JAMB score by 8
Step 2: Divide Your Post UTME score by 2
What ever your answers are in step 1 and step 2, sum them up to know what your score is over 100.
See Example below
Let us assume Amina scored 250 in his UTME and scores 70 in his post UTME, Amina’s aggregate score would be calculated as follows:
a) JAMB score divided by 8 that is, 250/8 =31.25%
b) Post UTME score divided by 2, that is, 70/2 = 36.5%
Then sum up both scores together, that is, 31.25% + 36.5% = 67.75%
Therefore, Amina’s aggregate score would be 67.75% out of 100% and this is considered above average. In O’Level settings, this is considered a “B” hence a candidate’s chances of gaining admission is very high.
Why it’s Important to Calculate FCT College of Education, Zuba Post UTME Screening Aggregate Cut Off Mark?
It is important that you know how to calculate FCT College of Education, Zuba aggregate cut off mark as this will determine whether or not you are eligible for admission. This is because your aggregate score will be compared with the departmental cut off mark of the course you wish to study.
Candidates that are unable to meet up with the departmental cut off mark you will not be considered for admission or pushed to other departments with lower cut off marks so we usually advice students to do a change of course.
To ensure you get admitted to study the course of your choice, you would have to reach or surpass the departmental cut off mark. However, it is advisable you surpass the departmental cut off mark, especially if you are going for a competitive course.
FCT College of Education, Zuba Departmental Cut Off Mark for 2020/2021 Session
FCT College of Education releases a cut off mark for each all its departments which every student must meet up with before being considered for admission. The departmental cut off mark is released on a yearly basis and several changes are also made. However, you could use the departmental cut off mark for the previous year to prepare yourself for the JAMB and Post UTME exam.
Ensure that your goal is to perform exceptionally so that your aggregate score would be well above the cut off mark of the course you wish to study.
FCT College of Education, Zuba JAMB Cut Off Mark
JAMB releases an official cut off mark which every university must adhere to. However, some colleges of education have a different cut off mark for different courses. This is based on the competitiveness and difficulty of the course. While FCT College of Education JAMB cut off mark is around 120, you would want to score higher to ensure that you end up with a good aggregate score.
Scoring below the minimum cut off mark for your selected course doesn’t mean you will not be eligible for admission as long as you don’t score below 120. However, scoring anything below the stated cut off marks means you will have to score extremely high in your Post UTME to ensure that you end up with a good aggregate cut off mark that would meet up with the departmental cut off mark.
That concludes the article on how to calculate FCT College of Education, Zuba aggregate score for 2020/2021 academic session. The information above will help you with all you need to get admitted to study the course of your choice in FCT College of Education Zuba.
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