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13 Tips for Academic Success in 2021



Competition 2021 Tips

Academics excellence should be the goal and quest of every students regardless of the field of studies. It is one things to desire it and it is another things to get the tips for the excellence. Below are some straight forward and easy to fathoms tips of excellence;

  1. Never miss your classes: A class is a formal organization where important subject are taught to student(s). whether or not the teacher is good, a student striving for excellence must always attend classes and pay good attention in class.
  1. Be eager to learn new things and new methods of solving problems: to attain excellence, a student must seek answer to questions on every subject he takes, even if the teacher does not mention it in class. One of the way to do this is to look at the course content and study it, practical problem or likely examination question on that subject. Many resources materials are available such as textbooks, handout, internet, YouTube etc
  1. Do your homework and assignments even when they are not checked by the teacher: a student who is aspiring for excellence must, apart from reading his subject to ensure that everything that has been taught his well understood, must also ensure that he/she is up too date in his/her homework and assignments.
  1. Ensure proper time management: Knowledge acquisition comes a little at time. Therefore, anyone seeking academic excellence must constantly, at every opportunity add to his knowledge and academic skills. Students must manage their time wisely by ensuring that their activities are geared toward adding to their knowledge at all time. For example, you can read your book even in the toilet. Always ensure you are doing something worthwhile.
  1. Carryout honest self-evaluation: Evaluate what you gained each day. Determine what you ought to do that were left undone and what you should not have done that you have engage.
  1. Cultivate healthy habits: these include eating healthy food, taking adequate rest, and keeping simple rules of hygiene. Always engage in activities that create sound mind
  1. When you can’t understand what you are reading anymore, take time off to rest.
  1. Be humble: No one knows everything. Do not pretend that you know what you do not know. Always be humble.
  1. Ask questions always and try to find correct answer to the question that comes to mind about your subject of interest.
  1. Never give up on difficult problems but keep working on them until you are able to solve the problems
  1. Never allow work to pile up (avoid procrastination)
  1. Share what you know with others
  1. Apply what you have read

I know that those above tips will surely help you. See you in the ladder of success don’t forget to share this post and comment below thank you. 

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Confluence University of Science and Technology (Custech) Admission Form 2020/2021 Session is Out




The management of Confluence University Of Science and Technology have announced the sale of forms for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Confluence University of Science and Technology Osara, Kogi State

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Confluence University Of Science And Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, Kogi State, Bachelor Of Science (B.Sc) Degree programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session that the admission process is now open. 


(i)        Only candidates with current UTME results for on-going 2020/2021 admission exercise will be considered;

(ii)       The candidates MUST have scored NOT LESS than the approved National minimum score for the 2020/2021 UTME university admissions;

(iii)      Candidates MUST have taken the right UTME subject combinations as prescribed in the JAMB Brochure for their intended courses/programmes. For ease of reference, candidates may refer to the table below; and

(iv)       All candidates must possess a minimum of five ‘O’ Level credits, including English Language and Mathematics, in subjects relevant to their proposed courses/programmes at not more than two sittings, as provided below.


SN Course/Programme UTME Combination
Compulsory Elective (with one of the following)
1 Computer Science Mathematics and Physics Biology, Chemistry
2 Cyber Security Science
3 Information Technology
4 Software Engineering
5 Biochemistry Biology and Chemistry Physics, Mathematics
6 Microbiology
7 Biology
8 Chemistry Chemistry and Biology Physics, Mathematics
9 Mathematics Mathematics and Physics Chemistry, Economics, Geography
10 Statistics Mathematics and Physics Chemistry, Economics, Geography
11 Physics Physics and Mathematics Chemistry, Biology


1 Computer Science English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of Biology or Geography
2 Cyber Security Science
3 Information Technology
4 Software Engineering
5 Biochemistry English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
6 Microbiology
7 Biology English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject. At least a Pass in Physics is required
8 Chemistry English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Agricultural Science
9 Mathematics/Statistics English Language, Mathematics, Physics, with any two of Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing
10 Physics English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry with any of Biology, Agricultural Science, Geography or IT related subjects


  • Go to Confluence University Of Science And Technology admission application portal at
  • #1. Click “Apply For Admission” Link
  • #2. Fill the online form correctly and click the submit Link
  • #3. After step #2 above is successful, you would be asked to open an application account
  • #4. In the process of opening your account use a password that you would always remember.

Good Luck.

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CUSTECH Cut Off Mark For 2021/2022 Admission – [All Departments]




Confluence University of Science and Technology Osara, Cut-Off Marks for 2020/2021 Admissions – CUSTECH Departmental Cut-Off marks for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Confluence University of Science and Technology Osara, Kogi State

Are you an aspirant of the Confluence University Of Science And Technology (CUSTECH)? Do you want to know the 2020 departmental cut-off marks of CUSTECH? We have got you covered with all aspect of CUSTECH cut-off marks for the 2020/2021 academic session. 

Authorities of Confluence University Of Science And Technology – (CUSTECH), have released the Cut-off Mark for 2020/2021 academic session, below is the officially approved minimum mark for 2020/2021 Admission exercise. 


The minimum Post Utme score requirement for Confluence University Of science And Technology is 170 and you are expected to pass this cut-off mark far above it so that your chances of getting admitted will increase for your due course. 


The Confluence University of Science And Technology (CUSTECH) Departmental Cut-Off Marks are as follows:- 

School Of Information And Communication Technology

  • Computer Science – 200
  • Cyber Security Science (CSS) – 200

School Of Electrical And Engineering Technology

  • Computer Engineering – 200
  • Telecommunication Engineering – 180
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering – 190
  • Mechatronics Engineering 

School Of Science & Technology Education

  • Science Education – 170
  • Educational Technology – 170

School Of Life Science (sls)

  • Biology – 170
  • Biochemistry – 190
  • Microbiology – 190

School Of Physical Sciences (sps) 

  • Mathematics – 180
  • Chemistry – 180
  • Physics – 180
  • Statistics – 180
  • Geography – 180
  • Geology – 180

School Of Agriculture 

  • Agriculture – 170
  • Food Science & Technology – 180
  • Water Resources, Aquaculture & Fisheries – 170


Due to the university is new, students wishing to study at Confluence University Of Science And Technology (CUSTECH), the admission processes will not be competitive and admissions will be given based on your Cut-Off Mark.

For an applicant to be eligible for the CUSTECH post UTME screening exercise he/she must have scored 170 and above, candidates who meet the cut-off mark will be offered admission in due course, while candidates who scored below the CUSTECH cut off marks won’t be offered admission.

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Things Undergraduate Should know about employment


1. Relatively refreshing life of an undergraduate never becomes hard while on study. The entry level student after high school is known as an undergraduate. Primarily undergraduate degree is of four year course which includes Degree courses, Diploma courses and Professional Certificate Courses. Undergraduate program varies from country to country. It is a four year course in Nigeria, two or three year course in South Africa, Three to Four year course in case of Brazil. Undergraduate could think of four year Bachelor degree program but there are a vast opportunities for employment. Undergraduates are decided to research their knowledge and skills they need to thrive in the field to shine. Undergraduate students should propel career options in technology, science, consulting, pharmacy, health sector and financial services. But before choosing and employment aspect, the first thing you need to do is to think. Think about your needs, think about your professional life and think about your future plans. The work environment and the direction of your career need to begin the process of outlasting. Everyone need to be employed, but the undergraduates feels pressured at some point by their parents, relatives and friends.

2. Undergraduates gets pressured by some situations where they want to move into a job not really mend for them. Considering your degree, outline the kind of job you are interested with. Try and keep a clear goal to choose the right job which suits you based on the level of education you have done. To take right decision for your career, you need to take some career tests offered by career advisor in your college. It will make you figure out the right career path for you. Then start looking out for your first job which suits your interest and knowledge. You would have a dream to work in any industry, stick to it, then search for job that would make right step to climb the ladder. 

3. Choosing career options: – Suppose if you have major knowledge in sales sector, the employment you find in a field relevant to sales would be at a managerial level. Particularly deciding about job, choose around two to three back-up options so you can make strong decisions and decide one.

4. Priority first in every sense: – Investing at the right time to figuring your preferences are most important. This will be in consideration to location, where would you stay, how much you would travel, your interest in kind of industrial sectors or like to work in well – established company, the expectations of your pay and on top priority, suitable office timings. Freshly passed undergraduates overlook on these since they need an immediate quick job. The undergraduates are advised to give more attention to all these thoughts to choose whether you are happy or not with your new job. Make a clear balance on your job goals.

5. Questioning about the job: – After choosing the right job, you would have more questions regarding your profession. Ask more questions regarding job if you didn’t try to ask at the beginning of choosing a job.

6. Say No to delay: – Professional decision after graduation is an incorrect decision. This advice may cost future opportunities. So start getting future job advice while on undergraduation. Students who prefer accounting like to work as Receptionist in a local office, students with major subject as history could do an internship in a local gallery.  Some universities are offering program on work and study. This program doesn’t give a guaranteed job for the students. The job opportunities may differ from campus and outside campus opportunities with a minimum wage. So, you need any job to balance your low wage.

 7. Choose paid internship: – Today’s   undergraduates are jobless and get training due to unpaid internship. But every candidate would get job as well as satisfied training in paid internship. Graduates would not say they are unhappy with their level of education. You would get your dream job if you don’t even enroll to a post-graduation  program. You have a good knowledge by your undergraduation program.    

8. Amplify your ability: – Students learn various skills in undergraduation days which are closely related to career. Many companies expect candidates with more capabilities and abilities to work in diverse options. Anthropology students may opt for business courses, photography students may take arts and graphic designing courses to build up their knowledge and creativity. Some jobs and colleges opt for candidates who have knowledge of typing. If typing speed is slow, increase your typing speed and accuracy level by taking nearby typing classes.

9. Getting latest updates: – Be up-to-date with the last industry trends and technology, since companies need candidates who are up to date and getting updates with latest news on industry and technology not only meets your needs in company, but also avoids you from lack of knowledge. Have a visit at your nearby library or college library, have some journals in front of you and gain knowledge by referring journals. Try to use Google and stay updated with the latest trends related to the level of your education. Refer newspapers every day to gain knowledge on science, technology, sports and currencies.

10. Preparing your CV: – Preparing first CV may be complicated for candidates who are new to getting idea on preparing a CV. Get the correct format of CV before entering your details. The first thing to enter into a CV is your educational qualification which may vary between candidates who did undergraduation after different educational stream. Highlighting your skills could be one more option after your educational qualification. Enter your hobbies and interests which may highlight your ability to the employer. Make all the details entering in the CV be true up to your knowledge. Having more experience seems to be most surprising for recruiters to hire you. Spend time in getting and experience in your relevant educational field as there are many companies who hire you as a paid intern so you get an experience and your experience plays major part mentioning in your CV.

Be confident, courageous and be true to yourself while attending an interview. You will get hired and truly shine in your future. 

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