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

  • Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, History, and three (3) relevant Arts subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNIBEN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in History/Government, Fine Arts, Literature in English, Religious Studies, and English Language.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language
  • History and any other two (2) subjects chosen from Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, Literature in English, French, Yoruba, Geography/Physics, Economics, Government, and Hausa.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBEN requires History or Government, one (1) Art, and any other subject.

Direct Entry Requirement

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

  • Two (2) NCE merit/’A’ Level passes in History and one (1) other relevant Arts subject.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBEN requires:

  • Two (2) or three (3) NCE merit including History plus three (3) or two (2) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and two (2) or one (1) other subjects from Literature in English, Religious studies, Fine Arts, French or Government.
  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects plus five(5) ‘O’ Level credit passes including History/Government and English Language with three (3) others from Literature in English, Religious Studies, French, and other Arts subjects.

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

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