Saturday, June 6, 2009

General jamb entry requirements

General jamb entry requirements
In addition to the specific entry requirements into each faculty or department, the following are the general entry requirements approved for the admission into first degree courses for both UME and Direct Entry candidates.
Applicants must write the universities Matriculation Examination (UME) and attain an acceptable standard in the use of English (compulsory) and three subjects relevant to the proposed course of study
Candidate must in addition to attaining an acceptable standard in the university Matriculation Examination obtain one of the following qualifications
(a) National Examination Council (NECO)/ West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Senior School Certificate (SSC)/ General Certificate of Education Ordinary level(SSC/GCE O/Level) or equivalents with credit passes in Five(5) subjects relevant to the course and obtained at not more than two sitting; except where otherwise specified.
(b) Grade 2 teacher’s certificate (TC11) with credit or merit passes in at least five(5) subjects. PLEASE NOTE THAT TC11 IS NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR SOME COURSES IN SOME UNIVERSITIES.
(c) National Technical Certificate (NTC), National Business Certificate with Credit passes in five(5) subjects relevant to the course and obtained at not more than two sittings. For the purpose of NTC/NBC, a credit in any General Education Subjects, trade related subjects and trade component subjects is relevant to a credit in a subject.
(d) A credit pass in Mathematics is required for all Science based and Social science Courses except where it is stated otherwise.
(e) A credit pass in English Language is required for all courses except where it is stated otherwise
(f) Please note that a matriculated student in Any University is not eligible to sit for the University Matriculation Examination (UME) except those who are transferring from foreign Universities.

ENTRY BY DIRECT APPLICATION (DE) (2/3/4/5- year degree programme).
Applicants with one of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by direct entry:
(a) A minimum of five (5) subjects passed at not more than two sittings with at least two at the principal or advanced level of the GCE and the others, at credit level of the SSC/GCE O/Level, NTC/NBC. No subject shall be counted at both Ordinary and Advanced Levels.
(b) Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with SSC O/Level, NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses). Education may be accepted as a third A/level subject for those taking courses in Education
(c) Two passes at IJMB examination or Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies terminal examination or international Baccalaureate from recognized institutions with SSCE/GCE O/Level,NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS)

A limited number of good first degree holders who have completed the National Youth Service Corps Programme may be accepted by some universities into the Law and Medical Science Programmes. The following Universities will accept candidates with first class/ second class upper degree for Law or Medical Science Programmes.

(a) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife
(b) University of Benin, Benin –City
(c) University of Calabar, Calabar
(d) University of Ibadan, Ibadan
(e) University of Lagos, Lagos
(f) University of Nigeria, Nsukka
(g) Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
(h) University of Ilorin

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