UNIBEN Department of Political Science and Public Administration Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study  Political Science and Public Administration under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences 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 Political Science and Public Administration;

You require; Five SSCE credit passes including English Language Government or History and at least a pass in Mathematics


(i) WESTERN-DEL requires five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Government and one other Social Science subject plus and other subject of Choice


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Political Science and Public Administration under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in the above Universities include;

Three Arts or Social Science subjects


(i) UNIBEN accept Government or History, one other Social Science subject and any other subject


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Political Science and Public Administration, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require; Two ‘A’ level passes in Government and one other Social Science subject


(i) UNIBEN accepts merit in ND (Upper Credit)/HND (Lower Credit) in Public Administration or Mass Communication; ND/NCE (overall merit) with Credit pass in Government/History and any other Social Science subject. Direct Entry candidates must satisfy UTME requirements.

(ii) WESTERN-DEL accepts
a) At least two ‘A’ level passes in any one of the following subjects. Government, History, Economics or Geography.

(IIi) UNIABUJA accepts two A level credit passes in Arts or Social science subjects. Or NCE (minimum10 points) /ND (upper credit) in social works and other relevant discipline in addition to the ‘O’ level 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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