UNIBEN Department of Education and Geography Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study  Education and Geography 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 UNIBEN  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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O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

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

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Geography, English Language and Mathematics.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNIPORT, UNICAL, UDUSOK,  and UNIUYO accept ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.

(ii) UNIABUJA and UDUSOK accept ‘O’ Level pass in English Language.

(iii) OOU and ABSU   require Government or Economics.

(iv) EKSU requires two (2) Social Science subjects.

(v) OAU requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in Geography/Physics and any two (2) of Economics, Government, Mathematics and History.

(vi) UNIBEN requires Mathematics, Geography/Physics and one (1) other Social Science subject.

(vii)  UNILAG requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two (2) of Literature in English, History/Government, French, Biology, Chemistry, any Nigerian Language, Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, Economics, Integrated Science, Civic Education/Social Studies.

(viii)  MAUTECH and ABU accept TC II and five (5) relevant subjects.

(x) IMSU accepts ‘O’ Level pass in English Language.

(xi) UNIBEN accepts NCE General Mathematics/General English in lieu of ‘O’ Level Mathematics/English Language.

(ix)  IBBU requires other subjects from the Sciences.

(xii)   UMYU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes which must include English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two (2) of Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(xiii) LASU requires ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics and does not accept Physics in lieu of Geography.

(xiv) MAUTECH same as in Education Mathematics.

(xv) UNIMAID accepts ‘O’ Level pass in English Language.

(xvii) ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include Geography/Physics, English Language and Mathematics and any other two (2) subjects from Chemistry, Physics or Biology.

(xviii) UNICAL requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any other Social Science subject.

(xix)   BUK requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include Geography/Physics, English language and any other three (3) Social Science subjects. Offers Geography/Physics with Science combination. Geography/Physics with two (2) other Science subjects i.e. Physics, Biology/Chemistry.

(xx)   KSU, UNILORIN and IAUE do not accept ‘O’ Level credit pass in Physics In lieu of Geography.

(xxi)  AAUA requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and Geography and any other two (2) Social Science or Science subjects. (xxii) DELSU requires at least five (5) ‘O’ Level credit which must include English Language, Geography and Mathematics and two other subjects.

(xxiii) TASUED requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credits at one sitting or six (6) ‘O’ Level credits at two (2) sittings in English Language, Geography, Mathematics and any two (2) or three (3) from Social Science or Science subjects

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

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 Geography under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Geography plus two (2) other Social Sciences/Arts subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) OOU do not accept Arts subjects.

(ii) UNIBEN accepts Geography, Mathematics and any other subject.

(iii) LASU requires Geography, Government or Economics.

(iv) DELSU requires Geography and two (2) of the following Mathematics, Economics and Government.

(v) IBBU requires other subjects from the Sciences.

(vi) UNIILORIN and UNILAG do not accept Physics.

(vii) IAUE requires any three (3) subjects.

(viii) 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.

(ix) KSU accepts any Science subject in addition to the Arts and Social Science.

(x) MAUTECH requires Geography and any two (2) of Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology/Agricultural Science.

(xi) AAUA accepts Geography, Mathematics and any other Social Science or Science subject.

(xii) TASUED requires any three (3) subjects from Geography, Economics, Government, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Agricultural Science, Accounting and Commerce.

(xiii) UNIMAID requires Geography and two (2) other subjects.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

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

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes/NCE merit which should include Geography /Physics.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) UNILAG requires very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects (a) Geography and any two (2) of Economics, Government/History, Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, Igbo/Yoruba. (b) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant teaching subjects.

(ii) UNIBEN requires   two (2) or three (3)NCE merit including Geography/Physics plus three (3) or two (2) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language.  and Mathematics at one (1) sitting.

(iii) EKSU and JOS accepts General English at NCE in lieu of credit in ‘O’ Level English Language or TC II merit.

(iv) IAUE requires ‘A’ Level passes in Geography and any other Science subject, Economics or Government.

(v) MAUTECH accepts NCE merit plus three (3) relevant credits ‘O’ Level passes /TC II

(vi) EDSU Same as in Education Biology.

(viii) UNILORIN accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes/NCE merit which should include Geography/Physics and Economics or Government/Political Science. Preference will be given to NCE holders for Direct Entry. General English at NCE is not acceptable as a replacement for ‘O’ Level credit pass in English Language.

(ix) UMYU accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Geography/Physics and any other Science subject.  NCE merit in Geography/Physics and any other Science subject is also acceptable.

(x) MAUTECH accepts ‘A’ Level passes or its equivalent in two (2) relevant subjects /NCE distinction, merit or credit.

(xi) OAU accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects which must include Geography/Physics plus other subject chosen from Economics, Mathematics, Business Methods and Government or NCE Social Studies combined with any Social Science subject may be accepted.

(xii) ABU accepts (a) two (2) ‘A’ Level passes/NCE merit in Geography/Physics and Education. (b) IJMB/’A’ Level passes with C grade in Geography/Physics. (c) LASU does not accept Physics In lieu of Geography. (d) TASUED requires two (2)’A’ Level passes or NCE merit in Geography and one (1) of Social Science subjects.

(xiv)    AAUA accepts (e) NCE merit in Education, Geography and one (1) of Economics, Government, Mathematics or other relevant subject. (f) two (2) ‘A’ Level passes from Geography, Government/History and Economics. (g) ND in Environmental Management, Geography, Information System; ND upper credit in Town Planning and Estate Management.

(xiv) UMYU accepts ‘A’ Level passes in Geography and any other Science subject, Economics or Government. NCE credit in Geography and any other Science or Social Science subjects.

(xv) DELSU requires; a) NCE merit passes and above in    Geography and any   other Social Science subject. b) ‘A’ Level credit passes must include    Geography.

(xvi) TASUED requires;  a) two (2) ‘A’ Level/NCE merit in Geography and any one of Social Science subject.

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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