Undergraduate

Applicants seeking admission to Part I (First Year) of a degree course in the University must be qualified for admission before the beginning of the session in which they wish to enter. The applicants must meet both:

1. The general entrance requirements, and

2. Additional Faculty or Departmental course requirements.

Students intending to enter the University are advised to obtain information from the University about entry requirements to ensure that they have satisfied the requirements by the time they apply for admission.

Applications for courses leading to first degrees must be made on the prescribed form obtainable from the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Suleja Road, Bwari, PMB 189, Garki, Abuja.

General Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirements to the first year is a General Certificate of Education (or equivalent) with Credit passes in at least five subjects chosen from a list approved from time to time by Senate provided that in each case all the five subjects are taken and passed at not more than two sittings.

1. One of the passes shall be a pass at ‘O’ Level or equivalent in English Language.

2. Except in the cases of candidate for admission to the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Law, and for the Bachelor of Arts in Education in the Faculty of Education, one of the credit passes shall be a pass at ‘O’ Level or equivalent in Mathematics.

3. A pass in the General Paper of the Higher School Certificate is regarded as equivalent to a credit pass in English Language at ‘O’ Level.

In addition to satisfying the minimum requirements indicated in regulations 1 and 2 above, candidates for the courses listed below must, among the five subjects presented in fulfillment of minimum requirements, also include the subjects and satisfy the other requirements indicated. It may be assumed that further requirements are not imposed for any degree course not shown in the following list.

Additional Faculty Requirements

B.Sc Biochemistry (4 years programme)
‘O’ Level Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level credits which must include Five credits in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and either Physics or Biology.

B.Sc. Botany (4 years programme)
‘O’ Level Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level credits which must include Biology or Agricultural Science, Chemistry in addition to English and Mathematics at the ‘O’ Level of the General Certificate or Education, SSCE or its equivalent.

B.Sc. Chemistry (4 years programme)
‘O’ Level Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level credits which must include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

B.Sc. Geology and Applied Geophysics (4 years programme)
‘O’ Level Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level credits which must include Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and English Language.

B. Sc. Mathematics (4 years programme)
‘O’ Level Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level credits which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other Science subject at the GCE Ordinary Level, Senior Secondary School (SSCE) or its equivalent.

B.Sc. Statistics (4 years programme)
‘O’ Level Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level credits which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other Science subject at the GCE Ordinary Level, Senior Secondary School (SSCE) or its equivalent.

B. Sc. Microbiology (4 years programme)
‘O’ Level Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level credits which must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry at the GCE Ordinary Level, Senior Secondary School (SSCE) or its equivalent.

B. Sc. (4 years programme)
‘O’ Level Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level credits which must include English, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics at the GCE Ordinary Level, Senior Secondary School (SSCE) or its equivalent.

B. Sc. Zoology (4 years programme)
‘O’ Level Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level credits which must include Biology and at least one other Science subject in addition to Mathematics at General Certificate of Education at the O/Level or at the SSCE or its equivalent.

Other details can be obtained from the departmental websites.