E. B. Kolawole

Institute of Education, Faculty of Education, University of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

I. O. Oginni

Institute of Science and Technology Education, University of Science and Technology, Ifaki-Ekiti State, Nigeria.

E. O. Fayomi

Ora Community Senior High School – Department of Science

Abstract

The paper examined Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME and Post Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination POST-UTME as predictors of students’ academic performance in chemistry in Nigerian universities. It also found out the relationship and effectiveness of UTME and post UTME results in predicting chemistry students’ academic performance in universities. Ex-post facto design was adopted, since the data collected were already available without any manipulations. The instruments for the study were obtain from the records of UTME and post – UTME scores of chemistry students admitted during 2004-2005/2005-2006/2006-2007 academic session, This record contained all the cumulative grade points average (CGPA) of all the sampled students in chemistry. The findings revealed that there was very low significant relationship between the UTME scores and all levels CGPA in chemistry. Recommendations was therefore made that the improvement in the capacity building particularly Post UTME should continue to serve as moderation yardstick for possible errors committed requirement to the university.

Keywords: UTME, POST UTME, Predictors, Academic Performance, Universities

Suggested Citation: Kolawole, E. B. and Oginni, I. O. and Fayomi, E. O., UTME and POST-UTME as Predictors of Students’ Academic Performance in Chemistry in Nigerian Universities (December 23, 2011). OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 9, pp. 23-28, 2011. Available at OJCA: https://ojcas.com/abstract=1976377 Download This Paper Open PDF in Browser

10 References

  1. M F AlongeAssessment and Examination the Pathways to Educational Development the 9 th Inaugural LecturePosted: 2003
  2. G O OyinloyeThe Influence of Problem Solving Strategies on Students Performance in Senior Secondary Schools NigeriaJournal of contemporary issues in education, volume 2, issue 1, p. 152 – 161Posted: 2004
  3. E O OlanipekunIndispensable Chemical Raw Materials for Industrial Production Development 15 th Inaugural LecturePosted: 2005
  4. A OlatugaCampaign Against Examination Malpractice and stated Cults. An Overview from COPSSON. A paper presented at the national summit on Examination malpractice, p. 2 – 4Posted: 1997-12
  5. K DaisiLegal Policy and Organizational Frame work for the Campaign Against Examination Malpractice and Students Cults. A paper presented at the National Summit on legal policy and organizational FrameworkInternational Conference CentrePosted: 1997
  6. December crossf
  7. A E B A Kolawole, IlugbusiCognitive Entry Grades as Predictors of Students Academic Performance in Mathematics in Nigerian UniversitiesMedwell Journals, volume 2, issue 3, p. 322 – 326Posted: 2007
  8. U D NdemValidity of the Joint Matriculation Examination for Admission and its Predictive value for Academic Performance of Students in Nigeria UniversitiesPosted: 1991
  9. E NnamdiAbolishing POST-UTME, not the answer. The Nation. ThursdayPosted: 2010-06-17
  10. Effect of Sociological and Psychological Factors on Performance in Public ExaminationComplete Research ProjectsPosted: 1994

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copy link
Powered by Social Snap