UNIBEN Department of Petroleum Engineering Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Petroleum Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in University of Benin  as 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.

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 very large student and staff population. Resulting in a student staff ratio of about 10:1.The University has a diverse student population with student from different parts of the country and different age brackets. 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 school fees is 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.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offering


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Petroleum Engineering;

You require;

five SSCE credits to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any one Science subject.


(i) UNIBEN – As in Chemical Engineering.

(ii) FUTO and IBADAN – As in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering.

(iii) NDU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other subject at not more than two (2) sittings.

(iv) NTNU – Same as in Computer Engineering.

(v) OSUSTECH and UNILAG requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Further Mathematics


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Petroleum Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Petroleum Engineering, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

‘A’ level passes to include Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics


(i) BAUCHI accepts ND/HND in related Engineering programmes plus UTME requirements.

(ii) FUTO requires at least three (3) ‘A’ level passes not below C in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. Requires ND/HND upper credit in Engineering in addition to UTME requirements. Does not accept first degree or NCE.

(iii) IGBINEDION accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Physics plus one of Mathematics and Chemistry. Accepts ND in Engineering related programmes.

(iv) UNILAG – Same as in Chemical Engineering.

(v) NDU and UI – As in Agricultural Engineering.

(vi) NTNU – Same as in Computer Engineering.

(vii) OSUSTECH, ABUAD, FUTO and UNIBEN – As in Chemical Engineering.

(viii) UNIPORT – No direct entry.

(ix) RSUST as in Computer Engineering

(x) UYO accepts ND/HND in relevant programmes plus UTME requirements

.JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIBEN for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.

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