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UNICAL Post-UTME Exam/Screening Date Announced 2017/18

This is to inform prospective students and candidates that UNICAL Post UTME exam/Screening date has been released.


This information is for candidates who chose the University of Calabar (UNICAL) as their preferred choice of higher institution and sat for the UTME 2017/18 academic year.

Please note that all universities in Nigeria have resumed the use of Post UTME exams/ screening exercise, thus all students who scored above the required UNICAL Cut off Mark is eligible for admission after passing the post UTME examination.

See below UNICAL Post UTME Exam/ Screening date and read carefully, the requirements, payments and procedures involved

UNICAL Post UTME Aptitude Test/Screening Date 2017/2018

We make this announcement for the benefit of all candidates who scored 150 and above in the Joint Admissions & Matriculation Examination and who have chosen University of Calabar as their First Choice in their application for admission into the University for the 2017/2018 academic session. The First Choice aptitude test exercise has been scheduled to take place from Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

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The following options are available:

E-transact option:

This option is available in all commercial banks nationwide. At the bank, you are required to pay and obtain an E-transact PIN. With the PIN, log into the portal   and follow the instructions on the portal after login.

Scratch Card Option:
This option is available in the following banks within Calabar Metropolis ONLY:

  1. Unical Microfinance Bank
    Heritage Bank
  2.     First City Monument Bank
  3. WEMA Bank
  • On obtaining the scratch card, proceed as follows:
  1.  Print out the completed form.
    e.    Confirm your entries and CLICK ON SUBMIT
    d.    Click on login and follow the online instructions
    c.    Enter the scratch card pin in the box provided
    b.    On the home page, enter your correct JAMB Registration No in the box provided.
    a.    LOG ON TO: and click on UTME link.
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  • Aptitude Test = N2000 Only


Registration will start from Wednesday, September 6, 2017, when the portal will be open. Please note that the portal will however be shut down at 12.00 mid night on Friday, September 22, 2017.  


(i)     Candidates are required to come with their original UTME result slips  showing candidate’s photograph;

(ii)  The Post UTME exercise is Computer Based Test (CBT).


Impersonation is a serious offence and anyone caught will be handed over to the Law Enforcement Agents and may be liable to up to 5 years imprisonment.

  • Any candidate who fails to take part in the Post UTME exercise automatically loses his or her chance of being considered for admission.
  • Early commencement of registration is advised to avoid congestion in the dying hours.
  • Candidates are advised to check the Portal from Saturday, September 23, 2017 for their venue and time of the CBT. Candidates are strictly advised to ensure that their correct phone numbers are provided while filling the form online as the University will communicate with them directly.
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Zellence Unical Office

Database Office, Philosophy Department University of Calabar 08183626190

Moses O. Abang, mnim, fcai


For questions regarding UNICAL Post-UTME Exam/Screening Date Announced 2017/18, kindly scroll down to the comment section and we shall respond accordingly.


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  1. pls ,is state of origin certificate, birth certificate required for loaf utme exam in unical this year … i need the answer urgently .. thanks

    1. Original copy of your birth certificate is what you need, not state of origin.

  2. Pls, is it only my original birth certificate and original jamb result dat are needed?pls i need an urgent answer.

    1. Not just that, print out of your post utme registration slip, go through the information provided and read carefully, all that are needed have been stated.

  3. Am now in Lagos what can I do conscening that test ans p/s

    1. You can register from anywhere in Nigeria but you will have to travel down to UNICAL for the post utme

  4. i scored 174 in my jamb examination, can i gain admission into unical

    1. Sure you are eligible. Best of luck

  5. Pls want to kw if the exams will be a one stuff…..pls I need urgent answer

  6. Wat i mean is,if all d students who registered are to write on dat same 27

    1. No, it depends on the course offered. Different days for different batches

  7. I have prblem loading becos of change of institution. what is my fate.

    1. I think you need to go back to the CBT centre you did your change of institution for further clarifications

  8. Iorbee Teryima Joshua

    what is you did not apply for unical on your jamb but will you be able to do change of institution to unicalb and the will you be considered?

  9. Iorbee Teryima Joshua

    what if you did not apply unical on your jamb but you want to do change of institution to unical, then will you be considered?

    1. Yes you will be considered

  10. what are the requirements on that screening day?

    1. If you go through the post, you will see the requirements have be listed out by the school authority. I would suggest you go through the information provided carefully.


    1. You can correct it via JAMB CBT centre but i do not think that is much of a problem so long as your registration number, Name and other personal data are correct.

  12. Please how can I check the date for my exam?

    1. The date for the exam is supposed to be included in the information provided. Go through the information carefully again please. Regards!

  13. how do i check the portal to know my exams date and time cause i have tried but i don’t know how to check it?

      1. But i can’t access the portal,any guidance on how to access it?

        1. I think you need to read the information carefully again. Everything you need is available. Even UNICAl Post UTME portal is accessible

  14. do Unical offer pharmacy as a course because that’s the course I want to study though I put physiology

    1. Why did you put Physiology if you intend studying Pharmacy

  15. Pls. Inform The Date Of Post Utme For Medicine And Surgery

    1. have you printed your slip? The information you need is supposed to be in it

  16. pls. Inform The Date Of Post Utme For Education Economics

    1. Candidates are advised to check the Portal from Saturday, September 23, 2017 for their venue and time of the CBT.

  17. I Ave printed my slip fr the post utme registration but DE detail Dere is only my passport, jamb score, my state , local government, date of birth, signature, jamb registration no. No any information about what you will bring to the exam

    1. You should be checking Unical Portal everyday because as soon as the date for their post UTME is announced, you will see it online.

  18. Am opting science when is our date of exam,I need urgent answer.

    1. The school authority require that candidates check their portal daily to confirm date of the exam. I will also be on the look out for you guy and post it on our blog

  19. which of the unical portal do i need to check for the date of the, is it the or

    1. Check Though you could still check for more information

  20. pls i need urgent reply

  21. pls i want to no d date for d exams mine is public administration.wen r we writing

    1. At the moment, you need to keep checking UNICAL portal daily. They would post it on their web portal

  22. is medicine and surgery students writing their post utme on the 4th of October as a friend in calabar has told me because the school portal has not stated the date and time?

    1. It is better you be at the school premises on the said date to avoid stories that touch

  23. i have printed mine but my passport, signature, date of birth, local government, state and materials needed for the exam is not included

    1. That is fine then. Just go with the slip, a pen for calculation, information reaching us states that no form of calculators are allowed in.

  24. Have been checking my portal but I haven’t seen the date of my exam and venue. Nursing science to be precise

    1. Have you confirmed from others if they have seen theirs?

  25. Am from delta my jamb score was 267 will I be giving admission to Medicine if I score well as a non indigene?

    1. With your JAMB score plus if you make a good score in your post UTME, you will definitely be given admission to Study Medicine at UNICAL. Unical is a Federal government university so the aspect of being an indigene or not does not really matter

  26. Please today is my exam and i am under hold up in traffic…pleäse do they really start on the stipulated date written?

    1. Yes You are actually supposed to be at the venue before the actual time. Just try and be snappy about it. Good luck Nora

  27. Please I changed my course but it didn’t not reflect and on the exams day I wrote for my previous course so what do you think will happen

    1. Just give it time. wait until you see the department your name comes out

  28. upgrade you post utme call Mr amadi +2348115151940

    1. Will it reflect if you do it?

  29. please I scored 153 in my jamb,and 50 in my post utme ,my waec is one sitting can I gain admission into unical ,computer science

    1. Still a slim chance

  30. call me on phone okay

  31. Is that real at all… I want to study dentistry and I scored 232 can I get admission

    1. You stand a chance

  32. I. Scored 232 and I put dentistry can I get admission

    1. Its not going to be easy. Dentistry carries a lot of mark

  33. pls I applied unical as second choice.. and the told me the second choice postutme form is nt yet out …is it true?? and wah do u suggest

  34. pls I applied unical as second choice.. and the told me the second choice postutme form is nt yet out …is it true?? and wah do u suggest

  35. If you score 147 while the institution fixed it to be 150 when jamb said from 120 then the school as accepted will jamb send an admission letter to me

  36. Please, can I still do change of institution to UNICAL?
    That is DE change of institution!

    1. I don’t think so.

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