UNIBEN Department of Education & Economics Admission Requirement 2022/2023

This is to inform the general public and all aspiring students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) that the admission requirements for the Department of Education & Economics have been published.

UNIBEN DIrect Entry

The admission requirements include O’level Subject combinations, JAMB UTME Subject combinations, and School and Departmental Cut-Off Marks.

Entry Requirements

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Education & Economics include the following:

  • Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Economics, and Mathematics.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remark

UNIBEN requires any other Social Science subject in addition to Economics.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

Candidates will write the following Four (4) Subjects in JAMB

  • English Language
  • Economics
  • Mathematics and one other subject from Geography/Physics, History, Government, and Literature in English.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Education and Economics if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

  • Two ‘A’ level passes in Economics and one other relevant subject.
  • NCE credit/merit level passes in Economics and one other subject.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIBEN for the 2022/2023 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.


The University of Benin is a federal government-owned university in Nigeria that is funded and managed by the federal government.

The university was established in 1970. The university is one of Nigeria’s oldest and has a large student and staff population.

The University’s Vision is to establish a model institution of higher learning that is among the best in the world and responsive to the Nigerian people’s creative and innovative abilities.

We hope this article clarifies the admission requirements for UNIBEN’s Department of Education & Economics. RealMina wishes good luck to all students who wish to attend UNIBEN.

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