www.prep.ng: NUC Grants Full Accreditation for 38 Courses in EKSU

Saturday, 24 March 2018

NUC Grants Full Accreditation for 38 Courses in EKSU

In what has been described as unprecedented, Ekiti State University (EKSU) has scored 100% in the last accreditation of Academic programmes carried out by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

During the accreditation exercise which was done in late 2017, the University presented thirty eight (38) academic programmes to the NUC visitation teams and all were accredited.

In a letter written to the University by the NUC, thirty five (35) out of the academic programmes received full accreditation status while three (3) got interim accreditation.

The EKSU Vice Chancellor, Professor Samuel Oye Bandele gave the breakdown of the accredited academic programmes across the faculties to include full accreditation for Accounting, Banking and Finance and Business Administration in the Faculty of Management Sciences and all courses presented in the faculty of Agricultural Sciences.

Similarly, the seven academic programmes presented for accreditation in the Faculty of Arts received full accreditation.

Also, thirteen (13) academic programmes in the Faculty of Education scaled through with full accreditation by the NUC and the Faculty of Science, recorded full accreditation in eight (8) courses presented including Microbiology, Biochemistry, Zoology, Science Laboratory Technology and Plant Science.

Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering got full accreditation and in the Faculty of the Social Sciences: Sociology and Geography and Planning Science scaled through.

The three courses which got interim accreditation are: Education Electrical/Electronics Technology, Education Metal and Auto Mechanic Technology as well as Psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Professor Bandele said the College of Medicine had already been duly accredited by relevant professional bodies and the NUC.

Commenting on the feat, the Vice Chancellor said “this time is a good time for education in Ekiti State following the number one position of Ekiti State in NECO in the entire country and now the State-owned University has emerged as one of the best Universities in Nigeria with full accreditation for all its programmes presented in the last accreditation exercise

Professor Bandele commended the Visitor to the University, Governor Ayodele Fayose who gave all necessary support for the success of the accreditation exercise and thanked the Pro-Chancellor, Chairman of the Governing Council, Dele Adesina, SAN for his commitment and thoroughness in achieving the feat.

Details of the programme presented for accreditation and the results are:


Accounting – Full
Banking and Finance – Full
Business Administration – Full

Agriculture – Full
Fisheries – Full
Forestry and Wildlife Management – Full

Christian Religious Studies – Full
English Language – Full
French – Full
History and International Studies – Full
Linguistics – Full
Theatre Arts – Full
Yoruba – Full

Adult Education – Full
Agricultural Education – Full
Business Education – Full
Early Childhood – Full
Education Biology – Full
Education Chemistry – Full
Education Electrical/Electronics Technology – Interim
Education English Language – Full
Educational Management – Full
Education Metal and Auto Mechanics Technology – Interim
Education Physics – Full
Education Yoruba – Full
Guidance and Counselling – Full

Mechanical Engineering – Full

Biochemistry – Full
Chemistry – Full
Computer Science – Full
Mathematics – Full
Microbiology – Full
Plant Science – Full
Science Laboratory Technology – Full
Zoology and Environmental Biology – Full

Geography and Planning – Full
Psychology – Interim
Sociology – Full

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