The Covenant University Scholastic Aptitude Screening (CUSAS) is a mandatory screening test of the institution for prospective
students. It is held once a year before the beginning of the academic year.
However, unlike previous years, this year’s CUSAS is being held
virtually in observance of the social distance rule occasioned by the
COVID-19 caused by a new strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) previously
unidentified in humans.
Covenant has been able to transmute seamlessly from the usual physical
screening to the virtual, courtesy the state-of-the-art Information
Communication Technology infrastructure of the University.
According to the Chairman, CUSAS 2020, Professor Kolawole Ajanaku, the
screening exercise had been seamless since it started on Wednesday, July
29, 2020. “Screening of candidates has been hitch-free because, at
Covenant, we are accustomed to the use of ICT. Since COVID-19 started,
we’ve been on virtual, delivering lectures to our students and having
meetings and conferences. So, I believe that’s the way to go,” he
Not less than 3,000 candidates had at the time of filing this report
indicated an interest in participating in the 2020 CUSAS. Professor
Ajanaku said that the University sent conditions for successful
screening to candidates, and he encouraged parents and guardians to
provide the necessary equipment and data for their wards to ensure a
Covenant had consistently been the most subscribed private institution
by candidates seeking admission into Nigerian universities. Competition
is keen for admission to study in Covenant owing to the cutting edge
world-class education and infrastructural facilities on offer at the