The University of Jos has secured full accreditation for 17 of its programmes recently assessed by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

The NUC had understaken an Accreditation exercise for 20 Programmes in the University between November and December 2017, authorities say.

Following this, a summary of the results as contained in the Technical Report for the Programmes visited, was communicated to the University through the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Seddi Sebastian Maimako, reports Abdullahi Abdullahi, the institution's Principal Assistant Registrar, Information and Publications.

In a statement, Mr. Abdullahi said the Technical Report signed by the NUC’s Director of Accreditation, Dr. N.B. Saliu determined that the University had a very good performance based on which it was able to secure full accreditation for 17 Programmes out of the 20 Programmes assessed by the team.

The Programmes given full accreditation according to the statement are Guidance and Counselling, English Education, French Education, History Education, Religious Studies, Social Studies, Special Education, Architecture and Building.

Others are Medicine and Surgery, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Geology, Microbiology, Zoology, Geography and Planning as well as Mass Communication.
The three Courses denied accreditation are Industrial Chemistry, Chemistry and Botany.

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