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University admission practices in Nigeria: some untoward consequences.

Onyene, V.E

Abstract:
This paper delves into the state of access to higher education in Nigeria. In particular, the author delves into the gap between demand for and the supply of student places in higher education after  which he examines the admission process in the country whilst examining the role of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and highlighting the consequences of a highly restrictive admission policy.

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Chapter Title: University admission practices in Nigeria: some untoward consequences.
Book Title: Emergent issues in Nigerian education
Edited by: Ejiogu, Aloy and Alan, R.A
City: Lagos, Nigeria
Publisher: Mukugamu Publishers
No. of Pages: 269 - 277


Date:2000
Document Type:Chapter in Book (Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Students
Country:Nigeria
Keywords:Admission Policies, Admission Criteria, Admission, Enrolment Trends, Nigeria, Universities, First Year students


File Size:43 KB
Rights:Permission granted by editors
Date Added:29 September 2008


Onyene, V.E (2000). University admission practices in Nigeria: some untoward consequences.In Ejiegu, Aloy and Alani, R.A. (Eds) Emergent issues in Nigerian education. Vol.3. Chapt. 21, pp. 269-277.

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