University of Benin (UNIBEN) is one of the best and most popular universities in Nigeria. The university offers admission to about 3,000 students every year. However, before UNIBEN offers admission to its aspirants, they must meet the admission requirements for their course in UNIBEN. Thus, it is very important to know UNBEN admission requirements for 2019 before applying for any course in the University this year.
Nevertheless, this article will explicitly highlight the general admission requirements for all courses in UNIBEN. Note that this page contains both UTME requirements and direct entry admission requirements of UNBEN. Now here we go!
UNIBEN admission requirements
Below are the requirements for admission in UNIBEN:
- Candidates must possess at least, 5credits (English language inclusive) in WASC, WAEC SSCE/GCE, NECO, SSCE or NABTEB. This result must be in not more than two sittings.
- First degree holders seeking admission into undergraduate programmes must possess a second class honours (lower division) and also satisfy above for the respective programmes.
- Candidate must also meet the stipulated cutoff for their departments (In the current year) before they will be offered admission.
- UTME candidates must score nothing less than 180 in JAMB examination before they can be offered admission into any course in UNIBEN.
- All UTME candidates must take part in UNIBEN post UTME screening examination for this year, and must perform very well in the examination.
- University of Benin Diploma holders seeking admission into Degree programmes should have at least a Merit Level Pass.
- Diploma from other recognized Universities or OND from recognized
- Polytechnics/Colleges of Technology should be at least at the Upper Credit Level Pass.
- HND from recognized Polytechnics should be at least at the Lower Credit Level Pass.
- UTME candidates are expected to make the University of Benin (UNIBEN) their first choice of institution, as that will increase their chance of admission.
- JUPEB Certificate of relevant points approved by the University of Benin Senate can be used as a Direct Entry requirement.
Note: UNBEN direct entry candidates will be offered admission into 200level, while UTME candidates will begin their studies from 100level.
More so, candidates seeking for admission through UTME must make sure that they credit all their O’level subjects related to their field of study to be offered admission.
OK. There you have the UNIBEN admission requirements for 2019/2020 academic session. Remember, this is for both direct entry and UTME admission. Don’t forget to ask me your questions if you have any. Hope you enjoyed this post?