UNIBEN Department of Education & Geography 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 & Geography 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 & Geography include the following:

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

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNIBEN requires Mathematics, Geography/Physics, and one (1) other Social Science subject.
  • UNIBEN accepts NCE General Mathematics/General English in lieu of ‘O’ Level Mathematics/English Language.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language
  • Geography plus two (2) other Social Sciences/Arts 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) Remark

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

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 & Geography. RealMina wishes good luck to all students who wish to attend UNIBEN.

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