SANI ALIYU, Zaria
Shehu Idris College of Health Science Technology, Makarfi, Kaduna State is set for Computer-Based-Test (CBT) Post-UTME screening Examinations by the year 2020.
Dr Suleiman Usman, Provost of the college made the disclosure in an interview with Newsmen while inspecting the screening examination attended by over 13,000 candidates at the college at Makarfi.
He said: “God’s willing, we are going to introduce Computer-Based-Test next year with a view to bring a positive changes in the college for candidates
“Remember, the world is dynamic, everything is changing day-in-day-out, ICT becomes the in-thing now, it is either you become part of the new technology or trail behind.”
Usman appealed for additional computers from Kaduna State Government, adding that donation from international donor agencies and well-to-do individuals would also be appreciated towards taking the college to greater heights.
According to him, this will enable the college achieve the set goals and objectives of technological growth and development.
Commenting on the new changes in conducting the exam, the Provost explained that the exam was scheduled to hold in four different phases instead of writing the exam in just one day as before.
He said, the exam was spread into four consecutive days according schools to reduce overcrowd and difficulties being faced by candidates.
“We are improving every year, we want a situation where the prospective students will come and write their examination freely with less difficulties”.
“Therefore, I want to appeal to parents to endeavour to give their children proper moral upbringing to be able to read and study hard and graduate with flying colours to become useful to themselves and the society,” he advised.