Psychometric Exam: Lessons For Fed. Poly Ilaro Students


It is no longer news that a new course, psychometric, has been introduced to Nigerian Polytechnics and Monotechnics.

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The introduction of the course becomes popular this year.

In April, Leadership of the National Association Of Polytechnic Students (NAPS)  led by Comrade Olalere Benedict Adetunji received SUG President of Federal Polytechnic Offa, Comrade Adigun at the National Headquarters of NAPS, Federal Cooperative College, Eleyele Ibadan to seek robust and technical clarification on the Newly introduced Course into the Curriculum by NBTE which is Psychometric Test.

The SUG President in his response assured the NAPS President of total Compliance of the Students.

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The Test which is expected to serve as an intelligence development curriculum for the Students and to also give students the opportunity to discover what works for them as Undergraduates didn’t first go down well as some of the students said they were not expecting the introduction this year.

Students of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro Ogun state on 23rd August 2021 did their Psychometric examinations which many students thought would not hold while those that were unable to do theirs yesterday have been scheduled for Wednesday.

Here are two lessons that the students need to know:

1. Nothing is impossible 

If you work hard, nothing is impossible, this is the case of the exam for the examiners. it was a huge success on their part, many students thought the exam would not go well as it was held online but the narration changed.

2. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro is known for success

In this year 2021 Web0metrics ranking  “largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institution” based on the assessment of Composite Indicators and Web Impact Factors”. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro becomes the 2nd best polytechnic in Nigeria.

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The institution looking into the area of the newly introduced course, Psychometric didn’t take it with levity as maximum attention was given to it by the management of the institution.

Psychometric is a field of study concerned with theory and scientific techniques in psychology and education centred on testing measurement, assessment, evaluation and related quantitative activities.