UNIBEN 2016/2017 JUPEB Admission Form is Out

By | September 24, 2016

university-of-benin1We are glad to inform the general public that the University of Benin (UNIBEN) JUPEB programme admission application form for the 2016/2017 academic session is out and available online.

The management of the institution University of Benin (UNIBEN) Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is using this medium to invites application  from suitably qualified candidates for admission into her JUPEB programme 2016/2017 academic session.

About UNIBEN – JUPEB Programme

Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) Certificate enables candidates to gain Direct Entry Admission into 200 level of the degrees offered by the University of Benin and other JUPEB – affiliated Universities in Nigeria and universities abroad. The JUPEB Certificate is equivalent to the Advance Level GCE or the Old Higher School Certificate (HSC) or IJMB.


Each candidate admitted into the programme will be exposed to an intensive academic work in three subject combinations relevant to their desired field of study. The subjects are broken into four courses labeled 001, 002, 003 & 004 with each candidate taking six courses per semester making a total of twelve courses at the end of the programme. In addition, candidates will also take at least two general studies courses (one per semester). Each course will be examined at the end of each semester but the results in all the courses taken will be merged at the end of the second semester to obtain a letter grade in each subject (i.e. A, B, C, D, E & F). The general studies to be chosen by each candidate will be based on general courses relevant to the field of study.

For admission into the University of Benin and other JUPEB affiliate institutions, each candidate, in addition to passing the prescribed JUPEB examination for issuing the Direct Entry Certificates, must satisfy all admission requirements prescribed by departments and faculties of choice.

UNIBEN – JUPEB 2016/2017 General Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission into the JUBEP Foundation Programmes must possess minimum of 5 credit passes in at least five (5) subjects at “O” Level, including English language and Mathematics at not more than 2 sittings in the GCE, SSCE (WAEC, NECO, NABTEB).

The following Subject Combinations are available:

1. Arts – Government / Literature in English / Christian Religious Studies

–  History / Literature / Christian Religious Studies

– Economics, Government / Literature in English

2. Education – All the combinations in 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8.
3. Management / Social Sciences – Economics / Government / Mathematics

– Mathematics / Geography / Economics

– Accounting / Economics / Business studies

4. Law – Government / Literature in English / Christian Religious Studies
5. Life Sciences – Biology / Chemistry / Physics
6. Physical Sciences – Chemistry / Mathematics / Physics

– Geography / Mathematics / Physics

7. Medicine/ Dentistry /

Pharmacy / Nursing

– Biology / Chemistry / Physics
8. Engineering – Chemistry / Mathematics / Physics

All the combinations above meet the entry requirements for direct admission into Degree Programmes in the University of Benin and other JUPEB affiliate Universities which include, OAU, UNILAG, UNN, UYO, FUTA, FUNAAB, etc.

The duration of the study is a minimum of one Academic Session of TWO SEMESTERS. It is strictly non-residential programme.

Face to face contact at the University of Benin or other designated venues. Lectures will be conducted from 3pm – 6pm, Monday to Friday.

How to Apply for UNIBEN – JUPEB 2016/2017 Admission

Interested candidates should pay a non-refundable application fee of fifteen thousand naira (15,000.00) through E- Transact Payment Platform at any branch of the following banks: First Bank, Wema Bank nationwide. The fee excludes bank charges. Candidates making payment are to obtain a Pin Transaction Receipt which should contain a Pin Code. With the PIN CODE, Log on to University of Benin Website: www.uniben.edu. and click on the Foundation Programme Link to complete the application form online and upload a recent coloured passport size photograph (scanned, not more than 3 months old passport) with red background. Webcam photograph is not acceptable. Submit the online application form and print out a copy of the examination schedule slip which should have your user name and password.


(i)           Fill your Bio-Data correctly as no complaint about wrong bio-data will be entertained after submission.

(ii)          Candidates who upload wrong bio-data will be disqualified and forfeit admission fee.

(iii)        Only coloured print out will be accepted.

(iv)        Print at least 4 copies of the University of Benin online registration form with complete passport size photograph printed in colour.

(v)         Bring the same passport size photograph used for the online registration to the screening exercise and for registration after offer of admission.

(vi)        All candidates are required to use valid e-mail addresses and Telephone numbers.

(vii)      Candidates are to follow the application instructions very carefully and ensure they select the subject combinations relevant to their course of study.

University of Benin (UNIBEN) JUPEB programme – Admission Closing Date

Application Closes at Midnight on 26th September 2016.

Admission into various programmes shall be through entrance examination to be conducted on 7th October 2016 by 9 am at the Ugbowo campus of the University.

MyEduGist Team

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