Gbolagade Sunday, Bolajoko Victor & Túndé Jr
The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan has warned students on the sanction recommended for the bringing of cellphones and smart-watches into the examination hall.
In an internal memorandum dated and signed on 9th October, 2020 by the Deputy Registrar from the Directorate of Students’ Affairs, “In view of the above, any student caught with CellPhone and Smart Watch will be suspended from the institution and the Cell Phone will be confiscated.”
However, it was earlier announced through a statement from the Institution’ Registrar, all students that will be writing examination on Monday 12th October, 2020 are expected to pay up their tuition and other approved fees as a pre- condition for writing their examinations.
The statement also explains that all HND II and NDII students who are unable to complete their payment during the first year will not be able to proceed with payment for their present classes except they complete all the required procedure for their first academic year.
According to the statement, students having difficulties should go to the solution centres created by the Institution.
Also, designated solution centres include the Institution’s ICT centre also known as CBT, poly cybercafé beside the microfinance bank and computer centre at the Faculty of Financial Management Studies (FFMS).
Students are urged to strictly adhere to their timetable for revision and examination as scheduled.
Revision for HNDII and NDII students in the Faculties of Engineering (FENG), Science (FES) and Financial Management Studies (FFMS) who are expected to come to school then will hold between 26th to 30th October, 2020 while their examination will run from 2nd to 13th of November, 2020.
For ND I and HND I students, their academic activities will commence on 16th November with revision for NDI and HNDI students of the Faculties of Business and Communication Studies and their counterparts in Environmental Studies which will end on 20th November.
Examination for these students HNDI and NDI of FES and FBCS will hold between 23rd November and 4th December, 2020.
From 7th to 11th December, NDI and HNDI in the Faculties of Engineering, Science and Financial Studies will have their revision exercise with their examination holding between 14th and 24th December, 2020.
Press Council correspondent reached out to the Dean, Students’ Affairs, Dr. S.A Ajibola who explained that the use of face mask is mandatory for all students who sit for exams starting from next week. Also, students are expected to abide by all COVID-19 protocol, as those that fail to abide shall not be allowed to take part in the scheduled examination activities.
Therefore, all students are hereby urged to comply strictly to their schedule of activities as excuses for non- compliance will not be entertained