UNN Admission Requirements 2019/2020 (UTME & Direct Entry)

UNN Admission Requirements 2019/2020 (UTME & Direct Entry)

Filed in LATEST SCHOOL NEWS by on February 1, 2019 51 Comments

Before applying for admission in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), it is very pertinent to know the 2019/2020 general admission requirements for all courses in the university. This is very vital because, UNN will not offer admission to any candidate who can not meet her requirements for the year. Thus, it is incumbent on every aspirant to know UNN admission requirements for 2019/2020 academic session and do everything possible to meet their requirements.

UNN Admission Requirements

In this article, i will be disclosing UNN admission requirements for both UTME candidates and Direct entry candidates. So whether you are applying through UTME or Direct Entry, this article gat you covered.

Also Read: Full list of courses offered in UNN


Below are the requirements for admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN):

  • Candidates applying for admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) must be at least, 16years of age.
  • Candidates are expected to take UNN post UTME examination. This is applicable to both Direct entry candidates and UTME candidates.
  • Candidates must have at least, 5 (five) credits in their O’level result (English and any science subject is compulsory). This O’level result can be WAEC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB.
  • Candidates must meet the admission cutoff mark for their desired course before they can be offered admission. Click here to see UNN departmental cutoff mark for 2019/2020 academic session.
  • Direct entry candidates are expected to have two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognised institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects.
  • UTME candidates must make the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) their first choice of institution.
  • UTME candidates must also score at least, 200 in JAMB examination to be offered admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).
  • Direct entry candidates must also purchase UNN direct entry form for 2019/2020 to apply for admission.

Note: Successful direct entry candidates are to begin their studies from 200 level in UNN. Accordingly, UTME candidates are to begin from 100 level.

Must read:
UNN school fee for 2019/2020 academic session.
UNN Post UTME registration form is out! See how to apply here.
Documents required for clearance in UNN.
UNN supplementary admission list (PDF format).

OK. There you have all the requirements for admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). Don’t forget that these requirements are prerequisite for candidates who want to be offered admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). If you have any question to ask as regards UNN 2019 admission requirements, do ask me using the comment section.

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  1. Ayodeji says:

    Pls can I use OND from science laboratory technology to gain direct entry to Medical lab science at UNN

  2. Emmanuel says:

    Is it general English or combination of English/chemistry/physics/biology that we have to write on in the direct entry exams

  3. Suleiman Nafisat says:

    Please can I still apply now or is already late to apply for the direct entry.

  4. Rosemary says:

    I am an OND holder from a Nigerian polytechnic. Please, is it possible for me to take direct entry in another course or must I continue with the course I am studying already?
    I did my OND in Banking and finance. Is it possible that I take a direct entry to study Law?

  5. Adex says:

    Pls I did not take jamb direct entry form is it possible for me to take the school direct entry form and get admitted?

  6. Eze jecinta says:

    Can I still pick the form if I scored 190 in the just concluded jamb.

  7. Basset Israel says:

    Can I apply with ABU diploma in law for direct entry to study law?

  8. chinen_yeah says:

    please the is direct entry exam the same with the post UTME or we will write a different exam? and do you know when they normally write the direct entry exams?

  9. jennifer says:

    Can I apply for direct entry with just my o level result

  10. Destiny Obase says:

    Will Jamb score and Post Utme score be added together before one’s admission will be guarantee

  11. Obokhale goodness says:

    please can i use my ond certificate in banking to apply for accounting for direct entry

  12. Janny says:

    How do I go about buying de UNN direct entry form…. I’ve registered for DE via jamb .
    And, I can use my NCE result to get admission too Right?

  13. Celestina says:

    I have bought my DE form with jamb in med lab so what next?

  14. Walter says:

    Comment: l purchase DE via jamb so is there any need to buy unn DE again

  15. Bernard says:

    I got 199 in jamb will i still be allowed to write post utme since i didn’t get up to the cut off mark for my course

  16. Nkwuda samuel says:

    Is any other exam, DE person can take inside school before admission.

  17. mbajiogu blessing lucy says:

    am from anambra state and planning to seek admission into UNE,will I be given admission not considering where am from

  18. Elo maryAnn says:

    Please are we going to sit for direct entry exam and if yes when is the exam going to start. Thanks

  19. Ok says:

    Which subject are to be writing by the direct entry student please

  20. Agbo Oluchi marycynthia says:

    Pls can a first degree in health education apply for direct entry to nursing science

  21. Agbo Oluchi marycynthia says:

    Is direct entry form out?

  22. Agbo Oluchi marycynthia says:

    Pls how can one register for direct entry via jamb

  23. Agbo Oluchi marycynthia says:

    Is there any hope for us that have not registered via jamb

  24. Agbo Oluchi marycynthia says:

    Tanks so much for ur reply. I got information dat jamb will open their portal again for registration. So I wnt to know if the information is true.

  25. Agbo Oluchi marycynthia says:

    Tanks, pls can u guide me on how to subscribe.

  26. m.s yakubu says:

    please what is the duration that is required year for mechanical engineering is it 4 or 5 years

  27. Chioma says:

    Pls when is the second direct entry taking place

  28. Bernard says:

    Please when is unn post utme taking place and what are the requirements ,I just want an update about 2019/2020 admission please

  29. Benjamin says:

    Please are we going to sit for direct entry exam and if yes when is the exam going to start. Thanks

  30. Agbo Oluchi marycynthia says:

    Any hope for reopening of jamb portal for direct entry

  31. Gladys Jaja says:

    Can I still register for direct entry?
    I just finish writing neco and waec

  32. Ugbetanye Elohor says:

    Pls for ijmb students, after u gained admission is it our original result of IJMb that is required or photocopy because my original result is missing right now.

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