UNIJOS Department of Urban & Regional Planning Admission Requirement 2023/2024


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


The admission requirements include O’level Subject combinations, JAMB UTME Subject combinations, and School and Departmental Cut-Off Marks.

About The University of Jos

UNIJOS, 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 various disciplines.

Entry Requirements

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Urban & Regional Planning include the following:

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Government, Biology, Art, History, IRK/CRK, Social Studies, and Technical Drawing.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language.
  • Mathematics
  • Geography and one subject from below:
  • Economics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIJOS accepts any one of Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics, and Biology as the third subject.

Direct Entry Requirement

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

  • Two A/L passes in Geography and Mathematics.
  • ND/HND (Upper Credit) in Town Planning or related discipline plus UTME requirements are accepted.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIJOS accepts:

  • ND in Town Planning, Land Surveying, Building, Architecture, Estate Management, and Quantity Survey.
  • At least two (2) passes at the GCE ‘A’ Level, HSC, or IJMB, one of which must be in Geography.

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 minimum score of 180 or above in your JAMB result.


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


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