UNIJOS Department of Geography & Planning Admission Requirement 2023/2024

This is to notify the general public and all aspiring students of the University of Jos, (UNIJOS) that the Department of Geography & Planning admission requirements has been published.


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 Geography & Planning include the following:

Five SSCE credit passes to include English, Mathematics, and Geography.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIJOS accepts the following:

  • IJMB passes, including Geography. Also accepts ND/HND credit in Urban and Regional Planning or Land Surveying.
  • It also requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, and Geography in addition to any other two (2) Social Science or Science subjects.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language.
  • Geography and any two Arts subjects.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Geography & Planning if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

  • Two ‘A’ level passes, including Geography.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIJOS accepts IJMB passes, including Geography. Jos also accepts ND/HND credit in Urban and Regional Planning or Land Surveying in addition to the UTME requirements.


JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIJOS for the 2023/2024 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have a score of a minimum of 180 or above in your JAMB result.


UNIJOS, which was officially established as a Federal Government-University by the Federal Government in 1975, has since evolved into an innovative institution charged with fashioning tastes and attitudes for the future.

The University of Jos strives to maintain its reputation as a globally ranked university that provides an excellent educational experience with a significant societal impact.

UNIJOS, a renowned academic institution, has over 12 faculties offering relevant and relatable courses in a variety of disciplines.

We hope this article has clarified the admission requirements for the Department of Geography & Planning at UNIJOS. RealMina wishes all students who wish to attend UNIJOS the best of luck.


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