UNILORIN Remedial Programme: How To Apply & Admission Requirements For Freshers

The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Remedial programme is designed to assist candidates who are unable to gain admission or left out of the admission process for one reason or another. In many cases, students are required to follow and adhere strictly to the admission requirements by the university.

In this post we will be putting you through the step by step procedure of how to gain admission into UNILORIN by using their Remedial Programme. This form is made available every academic session to cater for interested candidates who missed out on the admission for the session.

UNILORIN Remedial Programme: How To Apply & Admission Requirements For Freshers 1

Aside the use of JAMB, there is no better or easier way of gaining admission into UNILORIN full time degree programme than applying through their remedial programme.

Firstly applicant must purchase the UNILORIN Remedial admission form from their official website. Also, questions like What is the cost UNILORIN remedial application form? how do i apply and pay for UNILORIN Remedial programme have all be answered in well detailed format.

Please note that the management reserves the full right to review the cost of the remedial form without consent from the general public.

Upon purchasing the remedial form, you will be required to register and submit the completed form online. For candidates who do not know how to apply and register for UNILORIN Remedial programmes online can follow the step by step guideline below;

How To Register Online For UNILORIN Remedial Programme

Before registering online, as opined above, you will need to purchase the UNILORIN remedial programme application form online, see cost below, then follow the steps needed on how to apply online.


The cost of UNILORIN remedial form is N15, 000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Naira Only) this is excluding the N150.00 bank charge and Remita charges as without paying for the form, registration cannot be carried out online.

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STEP 1: Account Creation and Payment

You would be required to create an account first and to do so, click on Remedial Application Form (STEP 1) link to create an account and make payment and you will receive a text alert which would include your login details (Login ID and Password) that will be used to login on the portal at any given time and you are advised to change your password by clicking on the Change Password link on the Top Menu after you have logged in with your old password.

STEP 2: Complete Biodata

At this stage, you will be required to Click on Complete your Biodata (STEP 2) link located at the left-hand side of your device to complete your biodata. The biodata contains all information about you so you must make sure you fill in the correct details.

In this process, scanned copy of your passport and signature will be required for the completion of this form. The approved passport size and signature must be at least 20KB and 15KB respectively and must be saved in JPG format.

STEP 3: Remedial Choice of Course

Click on Choice of Course (STEP 3) link located at the left-hand side to complete your remedial choice of course form. That is, First Choice Faculty,First Choice Course, Second Choice Faculty,Second Choice Course,Third Choice Faculty and Third Choice Course. the choice is yours but make sure you have the right subject combination for your selected course. Check out the list of JAMB approved courses and their subject combinations to be double sure during your selection.

STEP 4: O’Level Results

Upload your O’Level result. To do this, just click on Register your O’Level Results (STEP 4) link located at the left-hand side to submit your O’Level results, also note that submission of wrong results would lead to automatic disqualification.

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FINAL STEP: Submission Section

To confirm completion of your registration, kindly click the box to enable you submit your application then click on the Submit button to complete your Remedial Application Form and then Click link located at the left-hand side to print the remedial application form.

Upon completion of the above steps you click on Remedial Application Form and Citizenship Form links to print out the later and former and you are done with the UNILORIN remedial online application form.

UNILORIN remedial programme Admission Requirements

To apply for UNILORIN remedial programme for this academic session, you must meet the admission requirements for art or science courses as the case may be. We have provided the admission requirements for Art and Science related courses or programmes offered in the UNILORIN remedial programme.

Requirements for Arts and Arts Education:

a) Applicants must obtain a minimum of five (5) O’level subjects at Credit level at not more than two sittings in the SSCE/GCE organized by WAEC, NECO or NABTEB which must include English Language and Mathematics.

b) Note that Two (2) of the five (5) compulsory subjects must be from Arts while the other three subjects may be from the Social Sciences.

Note: There is no preliminary programme in B.A. (Hons.) English

Requirements for Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Science Education, Technology Education and Educational Technology:

a) Applicants must obtain a minimum of five (5) O’level subjects at Credit level at not more than two sittings in the SSCE/GCE organized by WAEC, NECO or NABTEB. The compulsory subjects are  English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

Specific Requirements:

Faculty of Agriculture will accept Credit grade in Agricultural science in lieu of Credit grade in Biology.

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Duration of Programme of UNILORIN Remedial Programme

The University of Ilorin remedial programme is for a period of two semesters (one academic session) which is equivalent to 1 year after which successful candidates will automatically gain admission into 100 Level at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)

Who Is Eligible To Apply?

The preliminary programme is primarily opened to applicants from the Catchment States of the University of Ilorin, (i.e. Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nassarawa, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto and Zamfara States.


i) Candidates who want to study Engineering must obtain Credit grades in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics and sit for Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at the 2017/2018 JAMB/UTME.

ii) Candidates MUST write the 2017/2018 JAMB/UTME with relevant subject combination to any programme in either Arts or Sciences and MUST obtain the minimum UTME approved cut off point by the University.

iii) Consideration for admission into programmes and quota for each programme is strictly based on merit.

iv) Applicants are to note that the programme is residential therefore hostels are available for successful candidates.

Where Will The Programme Be Held?

The location for holding the UNILORIN remedial programme is at the School of Preliminary Studies, Fufu, Ilorin South Local Government Headquarters, Kwara State.

Hope the above info is properly understood? if you have any question as regards how to apply online for UNILORIN remedial programme online, the cost of their remedial forms, admission requirements for both art and science courses, you can reach out to us via the comment section below and we shall respond as fast as possible.

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