Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Lagos State University Pre–Degree Studies (PDS) Programme, which shall commence in October, 2023. The Programme shall run for One (1) Academic Session, beginning from October, 2023 to September, 2024. It is an intensive programme to prepare candidates with deficiency in their O’Level results to successfully re-sit for the examination and also prepare them for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination [UTME] for admission into the 100 Level Degree programmes of Lagos State University.
The Programme is located at the Lagos State University, Epe Campus.
*2.0 WHY PRE-DEGREE STUDIES (PDS)?*
Candidates who sit at home to write JAMB will struggle for admission in the general admission process, but PDS students who pass their JAMB will secure admission on the PDS quota provided by the Lagos State University.
*2.1 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:*
(a) Candidates must have Credits in at least three (3) subjects (i. e. any of Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Government, Economics, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies (CRS), Islamic Religious Studies (IRS) and Accounting) in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, GCE or NECO at NOT more than two (2) sittings.
(b) Candidates who meet the admission requirements will be invited for a written qualifying examination.
The subjects to be offered are:
2. English Language
8. Literature in English
9. Christian Religious Studies (CRS)
10. Islamic Religious Studies (IRS)
*3.0 CRITERIA FOR TRANSITING TO 100 LEVEL:*
For transition to 100 Level, each candidate is expected to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and also OBTAIN the minimum JAMB Cut Off Mark for the University Admission, as well as comply with the University Screening Test as may be prescribed.
In addition, all CANDIDATES with deficiencies in their O’level results are to REGISTER for WAEC and /or NECO, and are expected to pass all the relevant deficient subjects.
Successful candidates are eligible to be allocated to the 100 Level courses of related Faculties/Schools/College: Engineering, Science, Management Sciences, Education, Social Sciences, Law, Agriculture, Transport & Logistics, Mass Communication, Nursing, Dentistry and College of Medicine, at the end of the Programme.
*THE CURRENT PERFORMANCE*
The performance of our current Pre-Degree candidates in the 2022 UTME is proof that their exposure to rigorous teaching and CBT practice were responsible for tremendous success both in quality and quantity. 85% scored 200 and above and recorded two candidates who scored well above 300
*4.0 METHOD OF APPLICATION:*
A. ONLINE PAYMENT
i. Prospective candidates should visit: www.lasu.edu.ng and select MAKE PAYMENT option in the drop down list at the top, to make the required payment of *Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15,000:00)* only for the 2023/2024 LASU Pre – Degree Studies.
ii. After payment, candidates should proceed to register online
*5.0 CLOSING DATE:*
Six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
*6.0 DATE FOR QUALIFYING EXAMINATION AND INTERVIEW:*
The date for the Qualifying Examination and Interview for the successful candidates for the 2023/2024 Calendar Year, will be announced later.
Any applicant who pays money to any individual/other account/or through other means aside from the one above, does so at his/her own risk.
*8.0* *GENERAL INFORMATION**:*
The programme is residential. Candidates offered admission into the programme will be accommodated at the Epe Campus of the Lagos State University.
Candidates are to visit: http://www.lasu.edu.ng for more information about the programme.
For more Information contact Director PDS on 08033882172
*LASU PDS APPLICATION PORTAL
Emmanuel A. *FANU*
Registrar and Secretary to Council