Management of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has issued a statement to all 2023 WASSCE applicants s who are currently waiting for admission into KNUST.
In a disclaimer notice issued by the university, it clear that some unscrupulous persons have begun to send text messages to WASSCE applicants who have applied for admission. These messages demand an amount of ¢2,550 from each applicant to be paid as school fees.
KNUST has stated it clearly that it has not begun the processing of admission of the 2023/2024 academic year for 2023 WASSCE applicants. Such messages sent to applicants are all fake. Admission processing will begin when the WASSCE results are out.
KNUST also stated that any update concerning the admission of students will be made available on its official website and not on any other platform.
Below is the full notice
It has come to the notice of the University that messages purported to indicate an offer of admission have been delivered to applicants for the 2023/2024 admissions, via SMS.
The messages are being used to demand payment of non-refundable fees of Gh$2.550.00 through a malicious link.
The University wishes to state emphatically, that it has not started processing the applications from holders of the West African Senior High School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). Processing of applications from holders of WASSCE will begin after the release of the 2023 WASSCE results by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
The public is advised to take note and not to fall prey to such fraudulent activity/or fraudsters.
We wish to remind the public that official communication of the University is via the University’s website www.knust.edu.gh, and the University social media networks.”
Each year, some unscrupulous persons take advantage of the admission processes to dupe freshers during the admission progress. Some give fake bank details for the payment of user and school fees. It is advisable to always visit the website of the university before making any payment.