POST-UTME Oral Interview Past Questions & Answers
Sample Question 1
Recently, various higher institutions call for applications for their screening exercise to be conducted for intending students into such schools. The screening exercise presently replaces the usual POST-UTME test that was the order formerly.
The screening is conducted on the candidate’s documents where the appropriate screening committee verifies the authenticity of the documents and grades as claimed by the candidate.
A screening fee of not more than N2,500 is usually charged to enable the screening committee to acquire the necessary logistics for the screening proper; these may include purchasing of scratch cards, sending a request to the appropriate examination body, pre-press and post-press expenses, refreshment and general miscellaneous.
Sample Question 2
INTELLIGENT QUOTIENT TESTS
IQ tests are designed to measure your general ability to solve problems and understand concepts. This includes reasoning ability, problem-solving ability, ability to perceive relationships between things and the ability to store and retrieve information. IQ tests measure this general intellectual ability in a number of different ways. They may test:
- spatial ability: the ability to visualize manipulation of shapes
- mathematical ability: the ability to solve problems and use logic
- language ability: This could include the ability to complete sentences or recognize words when letters have been rearranged or removed.
- memory ability: the ability to recall things presented either visually or aurally
Sample Question 3
This is the style adopted in some cases where your coherent ability is put to test.
The interviewer may just ask you to share your understanding of a particular topic with them. For undergraduate admission purposes, topics come from popular events or issues on campus. It may be
2. exam malpractice,
3. student politics and unionism,
4. academic and non-academic strike actions
Kindly note that you will not have all the time to say everything but your first five sentences may be all they need; therefore, make sure they communicate your important points.
Sample Question 4
SKILLS NEEDED FOR TERTIARY ADMISSIONS
Although a strong background in traditional "hard" skills like writing, mathematics and science will always have its place in academic and career worlds, an increasing number of employers desire prospective employees with "soft" skills.
Soft skills include the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and the willingness to learn through experience, and are applicable across multiple disciplines and careers. It is important for students to develop soft skills as they prepare for tertiary institution and as they graduate and enter the workforce.
There are five important soft skills tertiary institution-bound students require.