JAMB examination is one of the most difficult examinations every student must pass before gaining admission in Nigeria. Due to the massive failure recorded in the past, many students are seriously looking for universities that offer admission without JAMB results. Notwithstanding the fact that universities like this are very few in Nigeria, I am going to make a list of some of the universities that offer admission without JAMB examination result in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, if you scored low in the just concluded JAMB examination, I enjoin you to read my article on the different ways to still gain admission with low JAMB score in 2019. Trust me; this will also be helpful to you. Now lets go back to the topic of today.
Universities that offer admission without JAMB
Below are universities that give admission without JAMB in Nigeria:
- Ajayi Crowther University.
- Al-Qalam University.
- Badcock University.
- Benson Idahosa University.
- Ighinedion University Okada.
- Bowen University.
- Redeemers University.
- Crowford University.
- Varitas University.
Yeah! There you have the list of universities in Nigeria that offer admission without JAMB. Nonetheless, if you wish to know more about the universities listed above, I enjoin you to continue reading as I give detailed information about all the universities listed above.
Ajayi Crowther University:
First on my list of universities that offer admission without JAMB is, Ajayi Crowther University. Ajayi Crowther University is a private university located at Oyo state, Nigeria. It will surprise you to know that Ajayi Crowther University is one of the oldest universities in Nigeria. The university started as a CMS training institution in Abeokuta in 1853. It was named after the late Samuel Ajayi Crowther, the first bishop in Africa.
No doubt, Ajayi Crowther University is one of the best if you really want to attend a university that offers admission without JAMB. This university also allows the study of divergent courses.
Another great university for students, who want to gain admission without JAMB, is Al-Qalam University. Al-Qalam University is one of the newly established universities in Nigeria (2005). It is very important to note that Al-Qalam University is an Islamic university. It is in fact, the first Islamic university to be established in Nigeria. In light of this, you should know that Al-Qalam University does not allow all the popular courses offered in other universities. In my opinion, it is wise to verify that the course you intend to study, is allowed in the university before you go ahead to apply for it.
If you are an Islam and you want to attend one of the universities that offer admission without JAMB, Al-Qalam University is an ideal university for you. You can give them a try now!
Badcock University is one of the top private universities in Nigeria. If you really want a university that does not require JAMB to gain admission, Badcock University is probably the best for you. The only downside of this university is that, their school fee is very expensive. Nevertheless, Badcock University is still one of the best private universities in Nigeria. One of the top alumni of this prestigious university is Davido (Popular Nigerian artist). This is apparently why the university is loved by a considerable number of people in the society.
Benson Idahosa University:
Next on my list of universities that offer admission without JAMB, is the prestigious Benson Idahosa University. Benson Idahosa University was established in February, 2002 at Benin, Edo state Nigeria. It is currently one of the best private universities in Edo state today. This university has been officially recognized by NUC (Nigerian university commission) as a standard university in Nigeria. One of the reasons why I recommend this university for students, who want to gain admission without JAMB, is the numerous campuses the university has. This has greatly contributed to the good image of the university outside.
The chancellor of Benson Idahosa University is Archbishop Margaret Benson Idahosa OON. Benson Idahosa University also allows the study of divergent courses. Trust me; it is one of the best university that offer admission without JAMB result in Nigeria.
Ighinedion University Okada:
Ighinedion University Okada was the first private universities to be established in Nigeria. Since it was established in 1999, Ighinedion University Okada has been contributing in the production of super intelligent youths. This should tell you that Ighinedion University Okada is not one of those private universities in Nigeria; not officially recognized. Her motto is “knowledge and excellence”.
Ighinedion University is a university for everyone. The university has seven faculties namely: College of law, College of health sciences, College of business and management studies, college of pharmacy, College of engineering and college of Arts and social sciences.
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Bowen University is probably the most popular private universities in Nigeria. It is also one of the universities that offer admission without JAMB result. Bowen University is located at Iwo, Osun state Nigeria. It was created in 17th July, 2001 by the Nigerian Baptist convention. At inception Bowen University only had 500 students, but today it is one of the most populated private universities in Nigeria with about 5000 students.
According to Wikipedia, Bowen University has all is academic programs accredited. This simply means that the university has been given a “go ahead” by NUC (Nigerian University Commission). Believe me; this is one of the best universities in Nigeria you can gain admission without JAMB.
Another ideal university of students, who want to gain admission without JAMB, is Redeemers University. Redeemers University is owned and funded by the Redeemed Christian Church of God. The university operates a collegiate system and awards B.A and B.Sc. degrees. Redeemers University was given the license to operate by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2005.
It will surprise you to know that the popular Redeemers University we all know today, had just 450 students when it started its activities newly in 2005. Today, it is definitely among the top twenty most populated universities in Nigeria.
If you are a Christian, and you want to attend one of the top universities in Nigeria that offer admission without JAMB, then Crowford University is the ideal university for you. Crowford University was created in 2005 by Paul Akazue, the then and third overseer of the Apostolic faith work across Africa. The university is located at Igbesa, Ogun state, Nigeria.
From the motto of the university, is it clear that its sole purpose is to foster Godliness and impact knowledge. No doubt, Crowford University is one of the best universities in Nigeria that offer admission without JAMB result.
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Lastly, Varitas University is also one of the best universities you can gain admission without JAMB. The university was established in march 2002 by the Catholic Church in Nigeria. Varitas University allow the study of different courses some of which are: Accounting, Economics, Industrial chemistry, Applied microbiology, political sciences, etc. I personally suggest that you verify the course you want to study in the university before apply for the course in Varitas University. Not all courses are allowed in the university.
Note: The fact that the universities mentioned here do not require JAMB result for admission does not mean that they do not require other things like O’level result etc. In some cases, the school will ask you to take an examination (conducted by them) before they will offer you admission.
Okay! There you have a list of the universities in Nigeria that offer admission without JAMB result. Frankly speaking, the universities here do not require applicants to take JAMB examination before they will offer admission. As long as you have good grades in your WAEC/NECO/NABTEB result, you can gain admission without any problem. Meanwhile, if you still have any question to ask me as regards the universities stated above, do ask me using the comment section below. Hope this article was helpful?
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