UNIBEN Department of Fine Art/Applied Arts 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 Fine Art/Applied Arts 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 Fine Art/Fine & Applied Arts include the following:

  • Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Fine Arts.
  • For holders of NTC, the relevant subjects could be General Woodwork, Building/Engineering Drawing, Introduction to Building Construction; Decorative Painting; SprayPainting, Lining, Sign and Design; Wall hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing; Printing Origination; Machine Printing and Finishing; General Metal Work, Basic Electricity, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing; Bleaching, Dyeing, and Finishing; Graphic Design; Graphic Printing and Ceramics.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNIBEN accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language and one Arts subject. It also accepts candidates without Fine Arts at ‘O’ Level.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language
  • Fine Arts and two (2) other Arts subjects or Social Science subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBEN accepts two (2) Arts subjects and any other subject.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Fine Art/Fine & Applied Arts if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Fine Arts and any other subject.
  • ND, upper credit HND, lower credit from recognized institutions.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBEN requires ‘A’ Level passes in Fine Arts and any other subjects, which must include Literature in English. It accepts ND upper credit or HND lower credit in Fine Arts subjects from recognized institutions.

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 Fine Art/Applied Arts. RealMina wishes good luck to all students who wish to attend UNIBEN.

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