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UNN Admission Requirements 2020/2021 (UTME & Direct Entry)

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Before applying for admission in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), it is very pertinent to know the 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 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 2020 admission requirements, do ask me using the comment section.

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

  2. 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?

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

  4. 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?

  5. 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?

  6. 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

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

  8. 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.

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

  10. 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.

  11. pls I want to apply for Pharmacy in UNN through direct entry,2020/2021 academic session,what am I required to do and around when will they start selling form,hope I can apply with B.sc in Physiology, please l need answer

  12. Pls, can one with b.sc in political Science apply for direct entry to study law? If yes, will the person take any examination before getting admission? If yes, what will be the cutt off. Help a sister pls. Asal

  13. Can someone with second class lower like 3.2cgpa anatomy or physiology be admitted to study medicine in UNN through direct entry ? How competitive is it pls, what is the chance and how sure is it. Also, the O level results are at credit levels. Thanks and kindly reply.

  14. Pls add me to the UNN WhatsApp group
    I want to stay in touch,cos I will be applying for the direct entry form
    My number 09030792455

  15. Am an ND holder from Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa. I graduated last year with Upper Credit of 3.20 in Public Administration. Am applying for DE want to know my chances of gaining Admission. Please add me up in the UNN WhatsApp group 08170816226 Thanks

  16. Hi, please can I use my ND result in dispensing optometry (optician) with upper credit 3.03 to apply for pharmacy for direct entry?

  17. Please add me to the what’s group, I want to apply for direct entry nursing. I just finished from school of nursing, will I take jamb DE form and UNN DE form together. My number 09056225463

  18. I have nd in medlab from health college and I have picked jamb DE for medlab to study in UNN. What are my chances of gaining admission?

  19. Please sir is it the same screening exam that utme/direct entry candidates are writing or different thing and can sure success in utme and de past question help a direct entry candidate

  20. please sir can I gain admission to study Agriculture or Agricultural Education with a D7 in chemistry and credits in the other science subjects ?


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