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NUC Approves New CCMAS for Universities.

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has concluded a review of the Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) for University Education in Nigeria.

NUC said it was very relevant for the BMAS to be was revised to Core Curriculum Minimum Academic Standards (CCMAS) with the programme experts and industry stakeholders because CCMAS provides 70 per cent of what should be taught and expected outcomes, while the universities will make contributions based on their individual contextual peculiarities and characteristics.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, made this known in Abuja, on Thursday, during the presentation of provisional operational certificate to proprietors 12 newly licensed private universities.

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