UNIBEN Admission Requirements For Fresh UTME & DE Candidates 2020/2021 Session

Admission into UNIBEN (University of Benin) is becoming stiffer every academic session, this is due to the fact that many candidates do not adhere to the laid down admission requirements of the institution even before selecting them as their preferred choice of institution.

Most candidates select UNIBEN as their preferred choice of institution simply because they have close friends there, the beauty of the university, the lifestyle of UNIBEN students or hearsays from third parties. These criteria are wrong judgment for selecting either UNIBEN or any tertiary institution.

Ideally, a university should be selected based on educational grounds and not social basis. When schools are selected based on the later candidates get better informed because they will find out the admission requirements for the school and this gives them better information on how to approach the school and meet the required need as demanded by the institution.

Without doubt, UNIBEN is one of the most registered schools during UTME registration every academic session which automatically makes competition into the school tough.

In this post we will be revealing the core admission requirements into UNIBEN, meeting these requirements means candidates are 70% sure of gaining admission into the University of Benin.

UNIBEN Admission Requirements For Fresh UTME & DE Candidates 2020/2021 Session 1

This post is most beneficial for the following categories:
1. Candidates who have selected the University of Benin as their preferred choice of institution during their UTME registration.

  1. Direct Entry candidates either from UNIBEN JUPEB and Diploma programmes or any of their diploma programmes or from other recognized university or polytechnics in Nigeria.

  2. Transfer students from other universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.

The post will give you an in-depth knowledge of UNIBEN admission requirements as a fresh applicant seeking admission into the institution.

UNIBEN Admission Requirements For UTME Candidates

a) WAEC and NECO (O’Level) requirements for UTME and Direct Entry candidates.

b) Minimum JAMB score any candidate apply for admission into OAU must obtain in order for him or her to participate in their post UTME screening exercise.

c) Other requirements not listed on the school’s website.

Firstly we will be taking you through on the general entry admission requirements before going into specifics for example, admission requirements for Medicine and Surgery in OAU, OAU admission requirements for Nursing and so on as this would further clarify candidates on whether or not to select the course in question plus it would help them ascertain their eligibility status for the University and the course.

UNIBEN Admission Requirements For Fresh UTME & DE Candidates 2020/2021 Session 2

UNIBEN Admission Requirements For UTME Candidates.

  1. WAEC & NECO (‘O’ Level) Requirements: Candidate must obtain a minimum of Credit pass which must include English Language and Mathematics plus any other 3 subjects as it relates to your choice of course. You might want to ask how you are expected to know the subjects that relate to your preferred choice of course. Never mind because that has been taken care of. To find out the subject that relate to your course, all you need to do is to search for the correct subject combination for the course. Here is a link that contains the list of all subjects and their approved subject combinations for admission into OAU Ile ife and other tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

UNIBEN Admission Requirements For Direct Entry Candidates

  1. Only candidates who applied through JAMB for DIRECT ENTRY Admission and chose the University of Benin as First Choice are eligible for this Screening Exercise are eligible
  2. WAEC & NECO (‘O’ Level) Requirements: Obtained at least five (5) credit passes at GCE O/L, SSCE, NECO, or their equivalent. The subjects must include English Language, and Mathematics (for courses for which a credit in mathematics is required) as well as three other relevant subjects (four if excluding mathematics); at not more than two sittings.
  3. DE Candidate seeking admission into UNIBEN must have a minimum of Upper Credit in their ND or HND and must have changed their institution to UNIBEN by making UNIBEN their 1st choice.
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Are you a DE candidate in need of the right subject combination for your course? You can verify from the link above.

NOTE: Combination of results are allowed by the university but the year written on both must not be 2 years apart.

The above are UNIBEN admission requirements for O’Level subjects. We start with O’Level subjects because they are the most important. Without a complete O’Level result University of Benin will never admit you no matter your JAMB score or certificates.

Another requirements into the University of Benin is that candidates must score up to the minimum JAMB cut off mark for UNIBEN. The danger of not scoring up to this score automatically means candidate cannot participate in the post UTME screening exercise.

UNIBEN Minimum Required JAMB Cut Off Marks For Admission

As part of the admission requirements to gain admission into UNIBEN, aside meeting their O’Level admission requirements, candidate must score up to their UTME minimum JAMB score which will be revealed below for those who do not know this.

UNIBEN JAMB Cut Off Mark For UTME Candidates

As part of UNIBEN’S admission requirements for fresh applicants, any candidate apply or seeking admission into this institution must score at least 200 and above. The University of Benin is one of the few universities in Nigeria that have their cut off mark at 200 despite JAMB’s directive to drop it to 180.

Other schools to that refused to drop their cut off mark are University of Lagos (UNILAG), University of Ibadan (UI) and UNN. So any candidate seeking admission into any of the above must score at least 200 and above to be eligible to participate in their post UTME screening examination exercise.

The untold truth about UNIBEN’s admission requirement is that candidates who score below 230 find it very difficult to gain admission into this school except he or she is going for a very less competitive course like any of the language courses, courses under faculty of Education.

So if you

Now having discussed about UNIBEN’s general entry admission requirements for fresh students seeking admission into the institution via UTME and DE mode, the next will be the admission requirements for all courses offered in UNIBEN based on the faculty they fall under.

UNIBEN Approved Subject Combination For All Courses

The list below contains the individual courses and their respective O’Level and JAMB UTME subject combination. It would be very beneficial for candidates seeking admission into the University of Benin.

Accountancy: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject

Business Administration:
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject

Public Administration: 
Use of English, Government, Economics and any other subject
Banking and Finance:

Use of English, Mathematics, one Social Science subject and any other subject

Economics: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature
in English, French and CRK/IRK.

Demography and Social Statistics: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics/ Geography and any other subject.

Geography:
Use of English, Geography and two other Arts or Social Science subjects

Library Science:
Use of English and Any three Arts or Social Science subjects

Mass Communication: 
Use of English and any three from Arts or Social Science subjects.

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Sociology:

Use of English, Three Social Science or Arts subjects.

Political Science: 
Use of English, Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.

Philosophy: 
Use of English, Government and any other two subjects

Psychology: 
Use of English, Any three subjects from Arts or Social Science

Religious Studies: 
Use of English Language, CRK/IRS and any two other subjects.

Social Works: 
Use of English Language, Mathematics, Economics/Geography and any other subject

Sociology and Anthropology:  
Use of English, Three Social Science or Arts Subjects

Industrial Relations: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other relevant subject

Human Resources Management: 
Use of English, Economics, Government and any other relevant subjects.

International Relations: 

Use of English, Economics, Literature-in-English and Geography/Government/History.

Business Management:  
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.

Cooperative and Rural Development: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other subject.

Tourism: 
English, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

Marketing: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics plus one other relevant Subject.

Insurance: 
English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.

UNIBEN UTME Requirements For All Science Courses

As for O’level requirements as seen above, mathematics is a compulsory requirements except for courses like Law, International relations, Psychology, Political Science and Sociology. It is different for UTE subjects because even Accounting and other management courses do not need to write mathematics in their UTME but English is compulsory since it is our mother tongue.

Food, Science and Technology: 
Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics / Physics and Agric Science

Pharmacy:
Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

Industrial Chemistry: 
Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics/Biology/Agricultural Science.

Fisheries: 
Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.

Geology: 
Use of English and any three Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.

Geography: 
Use of English, Geography and any two of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science.

Medicine and Surgery: 
Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

Agricultural Engineering: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Computer Science: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography

Biochemistry: 
Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

Biological Sciences:
Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

Physics/Industrial physics: 
Use of English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or Biology.

Mathematics: 
Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.

Chemistry: 
Use of English, Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

Nursing: 

Use of English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry

Surveying and Geoinformatics: 
Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

Statistics: 
Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics,

Building: 
Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

Microbiology: 
Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

Veterinary Science: 
English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Forestry: 
Use of English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.

Civil Engineering: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Chemical Engineering: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Computer Engineering: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Electrical Engineering:   
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Estate Management:  
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject

Anatomy:
English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics.

Dentistry: 
Use of English, Chemistry, Biology and one Science subject.

Medical Laboratory Science:  
English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Medical Rehabilitation: 
Use of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Physiology: 
Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

Electronic Engineering:  
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

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Marine Engineering:  
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Mechanical Engineering:  
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Petroleum and Gas Engineering: 
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Systems Engineering:  
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Structural Engineering:  
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Production and Industrial Engineering:  
Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Architecture:  
English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

Quantity Surveying: 
Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

Urban and Regional Planning: 
English, Mathematics, Geography and one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry.

Physiotherapy: 
Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

Radiography: 
Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

Veterinary Medicine: 
Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

UNIBEN UTME Requirements For All Art Courses

French: 
English, French and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

English Language: 
Use of English, Lit.-in-English, one other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject.

Hausa: 
English, Hausa, Lit in English and any of Economics, Government, History and Arabic.

History and International Studies: 
Use of English, History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts & Social Science.

Islamic Studies: 
English, Islamic Religious Studies plus two other Arts subjects.

Igbo: 
English, Igbo and two subjects from Arts and social Sciences.

Mass Communication: 
Use of English, Any three Arts and Social Science subjects.

Music: 
Use of English, Music, one other Arts subject plus any other subject.

Philosophy: 
Use of English, Any three subjects.

Christian Religious Studies: 
Use of English, Two Arts subjects including Christian Religious Knowledge and any other
subject.

Fine and Applied Arts: 
Use of English Language, Fine Art and two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject

Theatre Arts:
Use of English, Lit. in English and two other relevant subjects.

Linguistics: 
Use of English, Two relevant Arts subjects and any other subject.

English and International Studies: 
Use of English, Literature in English, Government or History or any other Arts subjects.

Religious Studies:
English, CRK/IRS and any two other subjects.

Yoruba: 
Use of English, Yoruba and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

Anthropology: 
Use of English, Any three of History, CRK/IRK, Geography, Economics, Literature in English and
French.

Law: 
English, Literature, Economics and any other Art Subject.

For now, this is all we can provide on UNIBEN admission requirements for all courses offered in the institution fresh UTME and DE candidates.

As usual, if you have any questions as regards UNIBEN admission requirement whether as a UTME candidate or DE (Direct Entry) candidate or applicant, you can always reach out to us via our comment section below and we shall respond accordingly.

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