UNIJOS Department of Special Education Admission Requirement 2022/2023

This is to notify the general public and all aspiring students of the University of Jos, (UNIJOS) that the Department of Special Education 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 Special Education include the following:

Five SSCE credit passes including English Language.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIJOS requires the following:

  • Five ‘O’ level credits including English Language and Mathematics.
  • TC II Merit Pass in English and NCE General English are taken as the equivalent to an ‘O’ level credit in English Language.
  • Candidates without a credit in ordinary level Mathematics may be admitted but must either register and pass remedial Mathematics or pass Mathematics at credit level before graduation.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language
  • Any three Subjects

Direct Entry Requirement

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

  • Two ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • NCE merit level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIJOS accepts the following:

  • ‘A’ level passes at the principal level, two NCE passes at the merit level, and IJMB passes at the principal level, all in the relevant subjects.
  • Candidates must also meet the SSCE requirements.
  • UNIJOS accepts NCE General English (Language and Communication skills) as an equivalent of ‘O’ level credit in English Language for Education Courses only.

JAMB Score

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 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 Special Education at UNIJOS. RealMina wishes all students who wish to attend UNIJOS the best of luck.

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