UNIBEN Department of Secretarial Education Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study  Secretarial Education under the Faculty of Education 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.

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The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Secretarial Education;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit to include English Language, Economics and any two(2) of Government, Geography/Physics , Accounting, Business Methods, History, Shorthand, Mathematics, Commerce, Principles of Accounts, Office Practice AND Secretarial Duties.


(i) IAUE accepts WAEC commercial RSA II Certificate. infive (5) subjects including English Language. Does not require a credit pass in Economics.

(ii) UNIBEN requires Economics or Commerce but does not accept Principles of Accounts, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties.


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

Economics and any two (2) Social Science subjects.


(i) IAUE accepts Arts subjects.

(ii) UNIBEN requires Economics or Commerce and any two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.


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

You require;

(i) NCE Business Education Social Studies Secretarial Education Major.

(ii) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Business Method and any other Social Science subject and ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.

(i) IAUE accepts ND in Secretarial Studies with four(4) ‘O’ Level credits passes in relevant subjects.

(ii) UNIBEN requires two(2) merit in NCE including Business Method Social Studies, Secretarial Education major plus three(3) ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language at one (1) sitting.

(iii) BASU accepts NCE pass with five (5) years teaching experience

.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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