This article is designed to help students who wish to study Medicine and Surgery under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in University of Jos as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIJOS to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
What became the University of Jos was established in November 1971 from the elite campus of the University of Ibadan. The first students were admitted in January 1972 as pre-degree students and the first Bachelor of Arts degree program begun in October 1973.
In October 1975, then military government under General Murtala Mohammed established the Unijos as a separate institution. The first Vice-Chancellor of the Unijos was Professor Gilbert Onuaguluchi.
Classes began at the newly reorganized University of Jos in October 1976 with 575 students spreading over the existing four faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Natural Sciences and Medical Sciences.
Post-graduate programs were added in 1977. By 1978 Faculties of Law and Environmental Sciences were established and the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences was separated.
In 2003, the Carnegie Corporation of New York gave Unijos a $2 million grant to form its own fundraising department.
O’Level Subject Combination
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Medicine and Surgery;
Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Jamb Subject Combination
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Medicine and Surgery under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the above Universities include;
Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Direct Entry Requirement
- These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Medicine and Surgery, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
- ‘A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology in addition to the UTME requirements.
- BSC, BOS, etc in relevant programme.
All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIJOS for the 2022/2023 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of 180 and above in your JAMB result.
We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of University of Jos (UNIJOS). We are sure to update this article should any changes be made by the school authority.
We wish you best of luck.