Admission

We understand how important a decision it is when selecting the right school. To make it easier for you, we have provided some useful information to help you in your decision about schooling at Vaatia College.

SHARE YOUR INTEREST
Contact us by visiting the College office or using our email to indicate your interest in our school.
VISIT OUR SCHOOL
Visit our school for a tour session at a scheduled time.
BEGIN APPLICATION
Download/fill online/ get the form directly from the school. Fill it and submit directly or through our email
ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS
The dates for the entrance examination will be announced

General Information

We appreciate your time taken to consider Vaatia College for your child. Getting the right school for your child is a key decision for parents/guardians.

Vaatia College routinely admits students into JSS 1 every year. We take a maximum of 60 students per set. Non routine admissions may occur when a current student leaves the school and creates a vacancy. Only vacancies in JSS 1, JSS 2 and SSS 1 will be considered.

Admission is based on merit. No pupil will be disadvantaged by the school by virtue of gender, race, religion or socio-economic status

Admissions Policy

The purpose of the Admissions Policy is to ensure that the admissions process is consistent and fair to all applicants. No student shall be denied admission on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, or gender.

The policy is regularly monitored and reviewed and may be subject to change. The Principal of the College has overall responsibility for admissions and the operation of this policy.

The College selects for entry those children who have the potential to benefit from the education the College offers, and who meet the “Criteria for entry”, outlined below.

Criteria for entry

Admission into Vaatia College is based on academic merit which is evaluated through an entry examination and may be granted when the following criteria are met:

  1. The applicant achieves a result in the entrance assessment which, in the professional judgment of the College, indicates that they possess aptitude and ability that are consistent with the academic requirements of the College.
  2. Vaatia College admits students from the age of 11 years into the JSS I Classes.
  3. References from the candidate’s previous school are provided.
  4. The College is fully able to meet the educational and other relevant needs of the applicant.
  5. The cost of College fees and other expenses can be met on the applicant’s behalf.
  6. There is an available place for the applicant.

Applicants who satisfy the conditions outlined above will be offered a place through a Letter of Admission. However, there are some circumstances in which a place may not be immediately available:

(i) where the number of successful applicants exceeds the number of places available; and

(ii) where an application is made late in the academic year, and all available places have been allocated.

 

Admissions Procedure

  1. Application forms are available for pick up at the College Office, or at Towering Tots School Makurdi. Forms can also be filled online or downloaded from the College website www.vaatiacollege.com.ng. An application fee of N5,000 is required.
  2. Complete and return the Application form to the College Office together with three passport-sized photographs, a photocopy of the birth certificate of the child (or other proof of child’s age), a referral letter or transcript or transfer certificate or testimonial from the applicant’s current school on or before 3rd February, 2021.
  3. Please ensure that your child is of the correct age (11 years by Sept. of the year admission is sought). The College has a strict policy in this area.
  4. Entrance examinations will be held on Saturday 6th February, 2021. Time is 8 am -2 pm.
  5. Examination Centre is Vaatia College, Off Sen. George Akume Way Makurdi.
  6. Candidates are to come along with pencil, pencil sharpener, eraser, biro, and ruler.
  7. Parents are expected to leave the College premises after dropping candidates and will only allowed into the College premises after 2 p.m. to pick their wards.
  8. Lunch will be provided for all candidates. Parents are not allowed to bring snacks or any food items into the College premises.
  9. Admission into the JSS I classes is dependent on the examination scores. (An average score of 60% is the minimum requirement).
  10. Results for the entrance examinations are released at the College Office and posted on the College website a week after the date of the examination.
  11. Examination Centres are 
    • Vaatia College, Off Sen. George Akume Way Makurdi.
    • Care and Cuddles School.  Plot 1507, Jahi District, FCT Abuja

Supplementary Examinations may be written as the need arises at dates to be announced by the College.

 

VAATIA COLLEGE, MAKURDI- EXAMINATION TIME-TABLE

SUBJECT TIME DURATION
MATHEMATICS 9:00 AM – 10:000AM 1 HR
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 10:10 AM – 11:10AM 1 HR
GENERAL PAPER 11:20 AM – 12:05 PM 45 MINS
LUNCH BREAK 12:05 PM – 12:45 PM 40 MINS
ORAL INTERVIEW 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM 1HR

 

  • Candidates must arrive at the examination Hall at least 30 minutes before the first paper starts.
  • The College gate will be closed at 8:30 am.

 

Acceptance of a place

  1. A place is deemed to have been accepted only when the Admissions Office receives a signed acceptance letter by the Parent / Guardian of the ward. Verbal confirmation is not sufficient.
  2. A non-refundable deposit of N100, 000 is required although we prefer that the entire academic term’s fees are paid in advance.
  3. If a place is not accepted within the deadline stated by the College, the College may deem the offer of a place to have been declined and may withdraw the offer without further notification.

Failure to pay the appropriate fees by the stipulated dates will mean that a candidate cannot be guaranteed a place at Vaatia College. All fees paid are non-refundable.

Frequently asked questions

Does the school charge an enrollment fee?

Yes, an enrollment fee of ₦5,000 is paid before you can fill and submit the form

How is the meal systems?

The students are fed four times a day with healthy foods.

When will the admission process start?

Purchase of the forms usually starts February but to be certain, check our website for updates.

Does the school offer science and art subjects?

Yes, the senior classes have been divided into the arts and sciences.

What is the class size?

The classes are designed to contain a maximum of thirty (30) students.

Does the school have boarding facilities?

Yes, the school has standard and hygienic boarding facilities.

Are there visiting days?

No but the parents can visit for academic tracking and medical follow up.

Are students allowed to keep provision and money?

No, the College does not allow the student to posses money or provision in school.