Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Admission shall be open to all, irrespective of gender, race, religion or political leanings. Applicants must satisfy all faculty and departmental requirements. A prospective candidate must not be less than 15 years of age.

Admission into the undergraduate programmes of the University would be either through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) or by Direct Entry (DE) as organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). However, 90% of applicants will be admitted through the UTME, while the remaining 10% will be by Direct Entry.

O’Levels: The candidate must have not less than five credit passes (at one sitting) or six credit passes (at two sittings ) in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) or General Certificate Examination Ordinary Level (GCE, ‘O’ Level) organised by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or the National Examination Council (NECO), including English and Mathematics. Credit passes in English Language and Mathematics for all categories of students seeking admission is mandatory. Moreover, each candidate is expected to have an acceptable score in the UTME. Post-UTME screening will be conducted for interested all interested candidates to ensure that only the best students are admitted as well as to maintain high educational standards.

Direct Entry: As from the second phase of development, General Certificate Examination Advanced Level (GCE A’ Level) holders with a minimum of 9 points plus ‘O’ Level English and Mathematics, OND with a minimum of credit pass; or graduates of recognised related programmes may be considered for a direct entry.

Other Undergraduate Admission Requirements

In addition to the general admissions requirements stated above, candidates must satisfy the following faculty/departmental requirements:

Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

Programme Subjects Required JAMB Subjects
O’Level Direct Entry
Microbiology Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other science subject. Two ‘A’ Level passes in Biology, Botany, Zoology and Chemistry or Physics. UME subjects are: English, Biology, Chemistry and any other science subject.
Biochemistry

Industrial Chemistry

Five credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology. Two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology in that order. UME subjects are: English, Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics Geography, Agricultural Science or Biology.
Industrial Mathematics Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Physics and Mathematics and any other two subjects from Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science Two ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and Physics and/or Chemistry. UME subjects are: English, Mathematics and Physics, and any one of Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Economics.
Computer Science

Physics and Electronics

Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Physics and Mathematics and any other two subjects from Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science Two ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and Physics and/or Chemistry. UME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Physics, and any one of Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Economics.

Faculty of Social & Management Sciences

Programme Subjects Required JAMB Subjects
O’Level Direct Entry
Business Administration

Accounting

Banking and Finance

Marketing

Actuarial Science

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Economics and any other two relevant subjects. Two ‘A’ Level passes including Economics UME subjects are, English, Economics, Maths, and any other subject
Economics Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English and Mathematics plus three other relevant subjects from the following:
Economics, commerce/Business Methods.
Two ‘A’ Level passes in any relevant subjects. UME subjects are: English and any three relevant subjects from the following:
Economics, commerce/Business Methods.

 

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