This article is designed to help students who wish to study Mathematics and Economics under the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Benin.
It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIBEN to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
About the University of Benin
The University of Benin is a federal government-owned university funded and managed by the federal government of Nigeria. The university was founded in 1970. University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a research university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
The university is one of the oldest in Nigeria and has a large student and staff population. Resulting in a student-staff ratio of about 10:1.
The University has a diverse student population with students from different parts of the country and age brackets. The University of Benin courses cut across various levels in agriculture, science, etc.
University of Benin admission is extremely competitive as Many candidates apply for admission into the university annually. University of Benin’s school fees are also very affordable, and it provides its students with facilities and infrastructure. They have good hostels, roads, electricity, etc.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited faculties and departments in the university.
O’Level Subject Combination
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Mathematics and Economics;
Five (5) SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any other two (2) subjects selected from Science or Social Sciences at not more than two (2) sittings.
Jamb Subject Combination
In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Mathematics and Economics under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;
Mathematics, Economics, and any other Science or Social Science subject
Direct Entry Requirements
These are the conditions you need to fulfil to gain Direct Entry admission to study Mathematics and Economics if you don’t intend to use UTME.
- Two (2) ‘A’ level passes at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects should include Mathematics and Economics.
- ND upper credit in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting, or Business Studies from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology.
- HND lower credit in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting, or Business Studies from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology.
- NCE credit in Mathematics and Economics from a recognized College of Education. In addition, candidates should have merit.
Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks
- UNIBEN -Candidates for Direct Entry should also satisfy the UTME requirements
All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIBEN for the 2023/2024 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.
We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN). We will update this article should the school authority make any changes.
We wish you the best of luck.