UNIPORT Department of Physical Education Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Physical Education Faculty of Education  University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in University of Port-Harcourt to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Port Harcourt is a university in the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt. It was established in 1975 as University College, Port Harcourt and was given University status in 1977. The University of Port Harcourt was ranked the sixth in Africa and the first in Nigeria by Times Higher Education.

The University of Port Harcourt is a federal government owned university in Nigeria Located in rivers state, The university has a large student and staff population and we believe the student body is diverse. The university has students from different religions cultures and age brackets. The university is very cheap and offers tuition that can be affordable to every Nigeria. University of port Harcourt has offers various degree programs at various level in science, social sciences, engineering etc. The university has a library, hostels, roads, and other good infrastructure like college buildings etc.

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To study Physical Education  candidates must meet the following requirements.


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

You require;

i. Five (5) SSC credit passes/TC II merit passes including English Language, Biology or its equivalent.

ii. Five (5) SSC credit passes /TC II merit passes to include English Language and Mathematics.


(i) DELSU require English Language and any three (3) subjects.

(ii) UNIZIK requires Mathematics, English, Biology, Health and Physical Education or Health Science/Health Education.

(iii) UNIBEN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credits passes /TC II merit to including English Language and one (1) Science subject.

(iv) DELSU require English Language, Biology and ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.

(v) UNIMAID  require ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(xiii) UNIUYO requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and Chemistry.

(xvii) DELSU requires  five (5) ‘O’ Level credit/TC II Merit to include, English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any other two (2) subjects at not more than two (2) sitting.

(xx) UNN requires  For Physical Education  (a) five(5) O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Health Science/ Physical Education/ Agriculture Science at not more than two(2) sittings. (b)  TC II merit in five (5) subjects including English Language, Biology/Physical Education/Agricultural Science.


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

Biology and any two (2) relevant subjects.


(i) BENIN – requires one (1) Science subject and two (2) other Science or Social Science subjects.

(iii)  DELSU requires Biology/Health Science and any other two (2) subjects..

(v) UNN requires Biology and any two (2) relevant subjects.

(vi) MAIDUGURI requires Biology and any two (2) from Science or Social Science subjects.


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

You require;

(i)  Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in any of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

(ii)  NCE merit in Physical Education and credit in Arithmetical process or Mathematics.

(iii) Diploma in Health Education, Environmental Sanitation, Physical Education, Social work, Health Administration with overall grades of merit plus three (3) ‘O’ Level credit passes/TC II merit which should include English Language.

(iv) NCE in Biology, Health Education, and Integrated Science with a pass grade plus two (2) ‘O’ Level credit passes/TC II merit passes.

(v) Registered Nurse plus five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language.


(ii) DELSU accepts NCE Merit in Health Education. Merit in DELSU Diploma in Health Education. Environmental Sanitation. Social Works, Health Administration. Registered Nurse.

UNIUYO accepts Technical Teachers Certificate in Health Education.

(viii) UNIZIK and UNIUYO  accept RN/NRN, Public Health Nursing Officers’ Certificate, Advanced Diploma in Health Education, Health Superintendent Certificate and equivalent qualification.  (UNIZIK -Nursing only) plus the UTME requirements.

(x) BUK accepts certificate in Nursing.

(xi) UNIZIK requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and Biology or Food and Nutrition for both the UTME and Direct Entry candidates.

(xiv) UNIBEN (a)  requires two (2) NCE merit one (1) of which should be Health Education, Biology or Integrated Science plus three (3) ‘O’ Level credit    passes including English Language at one (1) sitting.

(xv)  UNIBEN (a)  requires two (2) or three (3) NCE merit chosen from Physical Education, Health Education, Biology and Integrated Science plus three (3) or two (2)’O’ Level credit passes including English Language at one (1) sitting.

(xvii) BUK accepts NCE in Physical Health Education not below merit. It also accepts Certificate in Nursing.

(xviii) UNN accepts  For Physical Education (a)  two (2) or more ‘A’ Level passes one (1) of which must be Biology/Zoology plus the UTME requirements. (b)  NCE merit in Physical and Health Education/Integrated Science/Food AND Nutrition. (c)  merit in National Institute for Sports (NIS) certificate.

(xix) UNIMAID requires a Certificate in Nursing/  Midwifery or equivalent in addition to the Direct Entry requirements.

(xxii)UNIUYO accepts candidates without ‘A’ Level  or NCE Mathematics but must take remedial in the subject in year one (1).

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)  for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.

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