FUD Welcomes 4,493 Fresh Students For 2023/2024 Academic Session

Federal University Dutse, located in Jigawa State, is proud to announce the matriculation of 4,493 students for the upcoming 2023/2024 academic session.

During the matriculation ceremony, Professor Abdulkareem Saboda Muhammad, the esteemed Vice Chancellor of the university, expressed his delight at the substantial number of admitted students, which accounts for 19 percent of the total applicants.

Professor Abdulkareem Sabo Muhammad elaborated on the challenges faced during the admission process for the 2021/2022 combined intake. The university received an overwhelming 23,951 applications for various programs, but due to the limited admission quota, only 4,493 students were admitted.

The Vice Chancellor highlighted one specific example, citing the MBBS Program, where they received 3,893 applications for a mere 100 available vacancies, as stipulated by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

“Admissions into Federal University Dutse have become increasingly competitive over the years, owing to our remarkable development and the popularity of our professional programs,” stated Professor Abdulkareem Sabo Muhammad.

He further added, “Nevertheless, the Matriculation exercise is always a moment of celebration not only for the new students but also for their parents and guardians, after a rigorous struggle to secure admission into their preferred programs at the university, particularly during this highly competitive combined admission period.”

Addressing the matriculating students, Professor Abdulkareem Saboda Muhammad expressed his congratulations, emphasizing their fortune in gaining admission to a university that is currently one of the most sought-after institutions in the region.

The Vice Chancellor urged the new students to uphold the law, remain focused on their academic pursuits, and steer clear of vices such as examination misconduct/malpractice, cultism, drug abuse, fighting, and stealing, among others.

He also directed the students to seek guidance from their teachers without hesitation, urging them to approach their educators for academic or social challenges they may encounter during their time at the university.

The Significance Of Matriculation

Matriculation holds a special place in the hearts of new students, their families, and the university community. It marks the beginning of a transformative journey towards academic and personal growth.

Federal University Dutse’s Competitive Admission Process

Federal University Dutse has experienced a surge in the number of applicants over the years, leading to a highly competitive admission process. With limited vacancies available, securing admission has become a commendable achievement.

A Glimpse Into The Admission Statistics

The Vice Chancellor disclosed that the university received an astonishing 23,951 applications for the 2021/2022 academic session. However, due to the restricted admission quota, only 4,493 students were admitted, constituting 19 percent of the total applicants.

Challenges And Opportunities In Professional Programmes

Federal University Dutse offers a range of professional programmes that have gained immense popularity. The increasing demand has made the admission process for these programs even more rigorous and competitive.

Advice for the Matriculating Students

Professor Abdulkareem Saboda Muhammad in his valuable guidance to the new students, encouraged them to adhere to the university’s rules and regulations, focus on their studies, and seek assistance whenever needed.

Embracing A Bright Future

With their admission to Federal University Dutse, the matriculating students embark on a journey that promises endless opportunities and a bright future. The university’s commitment to academic excellence ensures that they receive the best education and preparation for their chosen fields.

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