The Kano State College of Education and Preliminary Studies has been rated as the best among 56 institutions affiliated to Interim Joint Matriculation Examination Board (IJMB) in terms of good behaviour in examination conduct and students performance in the 2019 examination.
In a report put together by the College under the headship of Dr Sunusi Yakubu Ahmad, the Provost, quoted the Chief Supervisor of the IJMB Exams, Mr. Matthew Ahmed, as commending the College for the high level of discipline exhibited by students during exams and the higher level of dedication and commitment by staff.
The report shows that, out of the 1,017 students who sat for the examination, 594 were males and 423 were females. The exam was conducted from 29th January to 12th February, 2019.
The result shows that the college recorded 80 to 100 percent pass in 13 out of the 17 ‘A Level’ subjects that were offered by the IJMB.
A further analysis of the result shows that 699 students, representing 68.73 percent of the total 1,017 students, scored the minimum university entry requirements into Level 200, of 8 and above points.
Another distinguishing feature of 2019 IJMB result is that seven students scored 16 points (A3), while 27 of them scored 15 points (A2 B) and 665 of the students who sat for the IJMB exams scored 8-14 points.
While acknowledging the support of the Kano State government towards achieving quality education in the state generally, the report says “We are grateful for all the support that the state government has been rendering to the College.”