UNIBEN Department of Education & Social Studies 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 & Social Studies 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 & Social Studies include the following:

Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language plus two Arts/Social Science subjects.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language and any three subjects from below:
  • Christian Religious Knowledge
  • Economics
  • Geography/Physics
  • Government
  • History
  • IRS

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBEN requires Mathematics and any two of Economics, Government, and Geography.

Direct Entry Requirement

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

  • NCE (Social Studies) from recognized colleges.
  • Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBEN requires 2/3 NCE merit passes including a Social Science subject plus 3/2 O/L credit passes-including English Language and Mathematics in one 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 & Social Studies. RealMina wishes good luck to all students who wish to attend UNIBEN.

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