94, 000 students applied to the university.
The Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Boniface Egboka, announced that the university admitted 6, 000 out of the over 94,000 candidates that applied to the institution via the 2013 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.
Mr. Egboka disclosed this during the 2013/2014 matriculation ceremony of the institution on Friday.
Represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration, Ben Nwakobi, the Vice Chancellor urged the matriculated students to avoid any act of exam malpractice, cultism, rape, and drug abuse.
During the ceremony, the matriculating students took their matriculation oath and oath of non-membership of secret cult.
Also present at the occasion were the Registrar, deans of faculties, heads of departments, lecturers, Student Union Government officials, students, parents and well wishers.
The 2013/2014 Matriculation is the last one that would be supervised by the current Vice-Chancellor, who is expected to retire on June 3.