By: Ben Dzwa
The Benue State School of Nursing has commenced sale of admission forms into her certificate programme in nursing sciences. The process which commenced on Monday 14th November, 2016 is expected to last for a period of two weeks..
Officials at the Benue State Ministry of Health said that the urgency in the process has become necessary because the school is starting behind schedule. They explained that the normal session starts by October but with the present development, they will be starting December which is already 2 months behind schedule.
Candidates wish to apply for admission are expected to purchase the forms at the Ministry of Health, State Secretariat at the cost of 5,000 Naira only.
The basic entry requirements are the usual credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Candidates with NATEB may not be screened as the Nursing Council has previously refused to index some students who were admitted using results from that examination body.
Meanwhile, the entrance examination is scheduled for November 30th, 2016. Candidates who have applied or are intending to apply needs to sit up as the admission is going to be highly competitive because of the limited chances of 40 students.
In a similar vein, the School of Nursing, Mkar has also commence sale of admission forms at the cost of 5,000 Naira.