UNIBEN Department of Education and French Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Education and French under the Faculty of Education in University of Benin  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in RSU  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

University of Benin is a federal government owned university, funded and managed by the federal government of Nigeria. The university was founded in 1970. University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a research university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. The university is one of the oldest in Nigeria and has a very large student and staff population. Resulting in a student staff ratio of about 10:1.The University has a diverse student population with student from different parts of the country and different age brackets. University of Benin courses cut across various levels in agriculture, science, etc. university of Benin admission is extremely competitive as Many candidates apply for admission into the university annually. University of Benin school fees is also very affordable and it provides its students with facilities and infrastructure, they have good hostels, roads electricity etc.The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited faculties and departments in the university.

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The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Education and French;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and French.

(i) BUK, UNIBEN, OAU, UNILORIN, EKSU, UNIZIK and LASU, accepts TC II merit in five (5) subjects.

(ii) UNIBEN requires other subjects chosen from History/Government, Fine Arts, Christian Religious Studies, Literature in English plus English Language.

(iii) IMSU, ALVAN and UNN accept any other two (2) subjects.

(iv) UNIZIK accepts any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects

(v) ABSU requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics.

(vi) UNIPORT require a credit pass in Literature in English

(vii) UMYU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, French and any other three (3) Arts subjects with ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(viii) DELSU requires GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes in at least five (5) subjects including English Language, French and Literature and any other two (2) subjects.

(ix) TASUED requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at one (1) sitting or six (6) ‘O’ Level credits passes at two (2) sittings to include English language, French and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(x) UNICAL requires ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.

(xi) ABSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, French and any three (3) subjects.

(xii) OAU requires ‘O’ Level credit passes or TC merit/credit in five (5) subjects including English Language and French.

(xiii) IAUE requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any other three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xiv) LASU requires ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(xv) UNILAG requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, and any three (3) of French/Arabic, Literature in English, any Nigerian Language, History/Government, Geography, Economics/Commerce, Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, Civic Education/Social Studies.


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Education and French under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

French plus two (2) other Arts subjects.

(i) UNIBEN accepts Literature in English and two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) UNILAG accepts any three (3) of Literature in English, History/Government, French/Arabic, Geography, Mathematics, any Nigerian Language, Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, Economics/Commerce.

(iii) At IAUE, French is not compulsory.

(iv) DELSU accepts one Arts subject and any other two (2) subject.

(v) TASUED requires any three (3) subjects



These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Education and French, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes/NCE merit in French and one(1) other Arts subject.


(i)  ALVAN and UDUSOK accept ND plus four (4) ‘O’ Level credit passes and admits NCE holders to 300 level.

(ii) UNICAL accepts NCE General English Language in lieu of credit pass in ‘O’ Level English Language.

iii) UNIBEN requires. (a)  two (2) or three (3)’O’ Level credit passes including English Language and others from Literature in English, Religious Studies, Fine Arts, French, History/Government plus three (3) or two (2) NCE merit including French. (b)  two (2)’A’ Level passes in relevant subjects plus the UTME requirements.

(iv) UMYU requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in the subject of specialization and any other Arts subject. Also accepts NCE credit in French.

(v) TASUED accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes/NCE merit in French and any other subject in Arts and Social Science subjects or the equivalent of ‘A’ Level ND in French. Diploma de 1’Alliance Fransaise 2e degree. Students must pass French before graduation.

(vi)  OAU accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes which must include French and one (1) other Arts or Professional subject. Candidates with ‘A’ Level pass in French double major or combined or NCE French double major are eligible for admission with or without ‘O’ Level French.

(viii) UNILAG accepts a. NCE merit/credit French and any other two (2) Arts subjects and NFLV ND/Modules I-III. b. very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: French and any two (2)passes in Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Studies, Igbo/Yoruba, Government/History. c. Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant teaching subjects. d. candidate must satisfy the UTME requirements

(ix) DELSU requires; a) At least merit passes in French and any other subject at the NCE b) ‘A’ Level passes should include French    and any other Arts subjects.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIBEN for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.

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