Akwa Ibom State University is one of the most sought after universities in the South South region and as expected, admission into this institution is by merit. To gain admission into AKSU, the following obligations must be met.
1)You must have your complete O’level results as awaiting results are not accepted.
2) You must select AKSU as your first choice of university during JAMB registration and scoring at least 160 and above which is the minimum required cut off mark for gaining admission into Akwa Ibom State University.
The management of Akwa Ibom State University wishes to inform all prospective candidates that the JAMB official cut off mark for AKSU for the 2020/2021 academic session has been released by the school authority. Candidates who initially did not select AKSU as their first choice will be required to effect a change of course and institution form via the approved JAMB CBT Centre closest to you.
All candidate that chose AKSU during the 2020/2021 UTME are to confirm via the list if they score up to the minimum required cut off mark.
Warning!!! scoring up to AKSU JAMB cut off mark does not guarantee any candidate automatic admission into the university, as internal screen would be carried out by the school authority and upon crossing that stage, you would be admitted into the university.
Important Note: Kindly be informed that passing the approved JAMB cut off mark and post UTME screening exercise is not enough, candidates must meet the required cut off point for the course being applied for before admission can be given. You may want to find out how you can know if you meet AKSU cut off mar for your course? All that is needed from you is to calculate your aggregate score or aggregate cut off mark which is a combination of your JAMB score and post UTME score after you must have divided your JAMB score by 8 and post UTME by 2 and summing up both (JAMB and Post UTME) together. You can read up on how to calculate AKSU’s aggregate score as the practical example would give you a clearer understanding.
Candidates who selected Akwa Ibom state university have always asked the following questions about AKSU cut off mark for this academic session and it is high time we answered their questions as it may also fall in line with the question you may have been wanting to ask. Please refer to the table below;
|FAQs on AKSU JAMB CUT OFF MARK||ANSWERS TO AKSU UTME CUT OFF POINT.|
|What is AKSU current cut off mark?||AKSU’s cut off mark is 160. Any UTME candidate that scores 160 and above is eligible for AKSU post UTME screening exercise.|
|Does AKSU Accept second choice candidates?||AKSU accepts both first and second choice candidates.|
|Can AKSU accept me if I score 150?||No. Only candidates that score 160 and above are eligible to apply for AKSU post UTME.|
|What is AKSU JAMB cut off mark for Nursing?||Candidates with 220 and above and score at least 65 in their post UTME have higher chances of studying Nursing in AKSU but please confirm if Nursing is offered in AKSU.|
|If I score 190 in jamb and still use AKSU as second choice can I gain admission?||Akwa Ibom state university accepts first and second choice UTME candidates irrespective of your JAMB score.|
|How can I change my university to AKSU because I passed their cut off mark?||Simply purchase a change of course form from JAMB, it costs about 2,500 naira. Fill the necessary details and submit. You will be informed when your application is successful via the registered email or you can verify via JAMB CAPS.|
|I got 8 credits in my O’Level but my JAMB score is 181 and I am applying for Banking and Finance. What are my chances of gaining admission in AKSU?||With 181 JAMB score and 8 credit passes, you still stand a chance of gaining admission into AKSU but your post UTME score must be high.|
|What is AKSU JAMB cut off mark for Medicine and Surgery?||We will advise you score at least 250 and above in your JAMB to stand a chance when calculating your aggregate score.|
|I am an indigene of Akwa Ibom state, can I be considered for admission if I score below the cut off mark?||The minimum cut off mark for AKSU is the same for all candidates irrespective of the state of origin of the candidate.|
|What is the cut off mark for Electrical and Electronics Engineering in AKSU?||We advise that you score at least 240 and above in your JAMB so when your aggregate score is calculated, you will stand a better chance of gaining admission into AKSU.|
|I scored 198 in jamb is there any chance of me gaining admission into medical biochemistry?||First you need to confirm if Medical Biochemistry is offered in AKSU. However, the answer to the question is No. Notwithstanding, you are eligible to participate in the post UTME. I would advise you change your course to a less competitive one.|
|I am an indigene and I scored 183 in JAMB, can I secure admission in AKSU?||The answer is YES you can because you scored higher than the minimum cut off mark for AKSU. However, gaining admission would also depend on the course you selected.|
|I score 197 in my JAMB, can I gain admission to study English?? Am an indigene and in my O’level result I have 7Bs 1A and 1C. Can I be admitted into AKSU with this O’level result?||Yes you can be admitted.|
|Can someone with 185 In Jamb gain admission into AKSU to study accounting?||You can gain admission into AKSU but definitely not to study Accounting. Accounting is a professional course hence high JAMB cut off mark. You need at least 240 and above with a good post UTME score to study Accounting in AKSU.|
|Does AKSU accept Transfer students from other universities?||Yes AKSU accept transfer students so long as you meet their requirements.|
|What is AKSU’s cut off mark for LAW?||With a JAMB score of 260 and above you can study Law in AKSU. Law requires a good JAMB score because of the strong competition.|
|What JAMB score can I get in order to study Pharmacy at AKSU?||Firstly, go through the courses offered in AKSU to confirm if Pharmacy is studied in the institution, if YES. You will need to score at least 260 in JAMB in order to gain admission into AKSU to study Pharmacy.|
The above are the most frequently asked questions and best possible answers for AKSU JAMB cut off mark. Please go through them thoroughly as they would be very useful in helping you know your course and required cut off mark.
Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) Cut Off Mark For 2020/2021 Academic Session
Surprisingly Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) cut-off mark for 2020/2021 is 160 just like most state universities. However, departments still have their cut off marks. So the aggregate of your JAMB, O’Level result and Post UTME score is calculated to give the departmental cut off marks.
See AKSU departmental cut off mark for all courses 2020/2021 academic session below:
|Courses/Dept||Cut Off Mark|
|Accounting||250 and above|
|Agricultural Economics and Extension||230 and above|
|Agricultural Engineering||230 and above|
|Animal Science||230 and above|
|Applied Geophysics||230 and above|
|Biological sciences||230 and above|
|Biology Education||220 and above|
|Botany||240 and above|
|Business Administration||240 and above|
|Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering||250 and above|
|Chemistry||230 and above|
|Chemistry Education||220 and above|
|Computer Science||240 and above|
|Crop Science||230 and above|
|Economics||240 and above|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||250 and above|
|English and Literary Studies||240 and above|
|Fisheries and Aquaculture||240 and above|
|Genetics and Biotechnology||240 and above|
|Geology/Geosciences||230 and above|
|Geotechnique / Hydrogeology||230 and above|
|History and International Studies||220 and above|
|Integrated Science Education||200 and above|
|Marine Biology||240 and above|
|Marine Engineering/Naval Architecture||240 and above|
|Marine Environmental Sciences||240 and above|
|Marine Transportation||240 and above|
|Marketing||240 and above|
|Mass Communication||240 and above|
|Mathematics Education||220 and above|
|Mathematics/Statistics||220 and above|
|Mechanical Engineering||250 and above|
|Microbiology||240 and above|
|Oceanography||240 and above|
|Performing (Theatre Arts)||220 and above|
|Petroleum Engineering||260 and above|
|Petroleum Geology||250 and above|
|Philosophy||200 and above|
|Physics||220 and above|
|Physics Education||190 and above|
|Political Sciences||220 and above|
|Public Administration||220 and above|
|Religious and Cultural Studies||220 and above|
|Soil Science||230 and above|
|Statistics||240 and above|
|Zoology||230 and above|
Scoring up to the minimum required cut off mark gives candidates the eligibility to purchase their post UTME form for 2020/2021 as soon as it is released by the management of the university.
Have you chosen AKSU as your preferred choice of institution during your UTME registration?
If yes and you were able to beat AKSU JAMB cut off mark for 2020/2021, then you are good to go but if otherwise is the case, the only option would be for you to change your course or institution, you can read on how to change your course and institution through JAMB you will see the step by step approach on getting it done.
AKSU UTME Admission Requirements
(i) Admission into the Akwa Ibom State University shall be through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) or Direct Entry.
In addition to attaining the general required standard in UTME, candidates must satisfy the general University requirements as well as the specific Faculty and Programmes requirements.
Note: All admissions shall be through JAMB.
(ii) The candidate must be over 16 years of age by 1st October in the year of admission.
(iii) Candidates must possess at least 5 credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
(iv) Candidates with Teachers Grade II (TC II) with passes at credit or merit levels in conjunction with credit passes in relevant subjects at GCE, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents may be considered. No subject may be counted at both TC II and GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents.
Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) Direct Entry Requirements
Candidates for Direct Entry admission must possess any of the following qualifications:
(i) Two (2) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects and at least credit passes in three (3) other subjects, including English Language at GCE (O/L), WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
(ii) Three (3) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects and at least credit passes in two (2) other subjects including English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings.
(iii) Two (2) passes at merit level or above in two (2) recognized NCE, OND, HND subjects or approved equivalents and at least 3 credit passes in other subjects including English Language at GCE O/L WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
Other Admission Requirements
(i) A pass in general paper at HSC or approved equivalents would not be accepted as a substitute for a credit pass in English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents.
As usual, we try to remind candidates that the higher their JAMB score, the better the chances of gaining admission into the selected university or polytechnics of their choices.
Also, please note that AKSU admit based on merit though indigenes stand better chances of gaining admission than non-indigenes. This is a practice that is applicable in all states universities in Nigeria.
Hope this was informative enough? if you have any question as regards the minimum cut off mark required by candidates to sit for AKSU post UTME for 2020/2021 academic session, you can reach out to us through the comment section below and we shall gladly respond to all questions accordingly.
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