VIDEO: Sad story of the Best WASSCE student who was denied admission to study medicine at KNUST
Pius Kyere, the 19-year-old student who excelled at the West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) couldn't get his choice for the University of Science and Technology
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According to the Kyere, he didn’t get his first choice course at the University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
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The old student of St James Seminary and Secondary School in the Brong Ahafo Region, clocked a perfect score in last year’s WASSCE.
And this has only made us at YEN.com.gh quiz his inability to get into "medicine" at the country’s premier science and technology University.
Although he was shortlisted for an interview process for admission into the Medical School, he couldn’t make the cut to enter the school.
He is currently reading his second choice programme, Optometry.
Meanwhile, the Relations Officer at KNUST, Kwame Yeboah Jnr, explains that Pius Kyere's situation came about because the medical school received more applications than it could admit.
He admits that although Pius' results are impressive, the university resorted to the interview process because it wants to give an equal opportunity to other qualified graduates to be selected.
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