Unilorin Direct Entry Programme

This article about Unilorin direct entry programme, is a must read for admission seekers who want Unilorin as their school.

Any student who plans to secure direct entry admission into the University of Ilorin(Unilorin) using IJMB Programme, ND, NCE or any other recognised programme, should make sure to read this.  This is to help them become conversant with the requirements for Unilorin direct entry programme.
It is no fable that the University of Ilorin is one of the leading universities in Nigeria. Unilorin is a top University reckoned with good, fast academic calendar and adequate learning resources. And above this Ilorin, Kwara State is one of the few places in Nigeria where people can live peacefully without any worry for safety. Every academic year in Unilorin witnesses throngs of admission seekers lurching their way into the university but a very small percentage of the students are admitted.

Also, it is important to note here that The University of Ilorin is among the leading universities that give encouraging attention to DIRECT ENTRY ADMISSION especially to IJMB programme. Over the years, Unilorin direct entry programme has been rated as the best. Students who already have one degree before and want to apply for Unilorin direct entry programme do so with high assurance of admission.

This post is in two parts:
1. Requirements for Unilorin Direct Entry Programme Admission using A’levels, OND, NCE or “IJMB”.

2. Unilorin Direct Entry Programme and IJMB Admission Requirements.
It is important to briefly tell us about IJMB.  IJMB simply means INTERIM JOINT MATRICULATION BOARD. Ijmb is a direct entry programme that enables students secure direct entry admission into the university of their choice. And IJMB programme only lasts for 9months which is obviously Iess than a year.  And this is unlike OND and NCE which last probably for two years respectively. So it will be advisable for students to apply for IJMB Programme if they plan to secure admission through Unilorin direct entry programme or other Nigerian universities that accept Ijmb. Once a student does Ijmb, he is qualified to cross into 200level in the university of their choice.

These are the requirements For Unilorin Direct Entry Programme Admission:

Note: It is one of the following requirements.

1. Candidates should in maximum of two sittings have credit passes at the Principal or A’level with GCE or O’level equivalent passes.

2. And candidates must secure three passes at the Principal or Advanced Level with GCE or O’level approved equivalent credits. Passes in two other subjects at not more than two sittings (passes at the Principal or Advanced level may be obtained at the IJMB, A’level, or HSC.)

3. Also, candidates must have passes in two recognized G.C.E. O’level credits equivalent in three other subjects. And Education is accepted as a third Level subject for those taking courses in Education.

4. Therefore candidates who successfully pass the final examination of the following institutions shall also be considered eligible for admission:

a. The International Baccalaureate obtained from accredited institution with relevant grading.

b. Or National Diploma from Polytechnics or Colleges of Technology. (Note: this is only applicable to some Faculties)

c. Or The Defense Academy Certificate as moderated by the University of Ibadan.

Other conditions are as follows:

i. No subject may be counted at both O’level and A’level.

ii. And General paper at HSC or in any other examination will not be accepted as a substitute for English Language.

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS

UME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

DIRECT ENTRY U. M. E. (WAIVER) REMARKS:
Unilorin Direct Entry Programme Requirements For ARABIC : At least two ‘A’ Level passes to include Arabic and any other Arts/Social Science Subject. Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Arabic and three other Arts/Social Science Subjects. Arabic and any other two Arts/Social Science Subjects.

(i) UNILORIN accepts relevant Diploma of Bayero University, Kano. (This satisfies both A/L and O/L admission requirements by Direct Entry).

(ii) Candidates who do not offer Arabic at U.M.E. but meet U.M.E. entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level.
 U.M.E.

UNILORIN may accept candidates with no Arabic but who meets other entry requirements.
CHRISTIAN STUDIES:

At least two ‘A’ level passes/NCE to include Christian Religious Studies/Religious Studies and any other Arts/Social Science Subject. Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, and three other relevant subjects. Christian Religious Knowledge and any other two Arts or Social Science Subjects.

UNILORIN Direct Entry Programme accepts Diploma in Religious Studies or Theology of London or any accredited Nigerian University.

COMPARATIVE RELIGIOUS STUDIES:

(i) At least two ‘A’ level passes in Christian Religious Studies or Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies and any other Arts/Social Science/ Science Subject. Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Christian Religious Knowledge/ Islamic Religious Studies and any other three Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects.

Christian Religious Knowledge or Islamic Religious Studies and any other two Arts/ Social Science/ Science Subjects.
UNILORIN DIRECT ENTRY PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES:

UNILORIN accepts Diploma in Religious Studies or Theology of Ibadan, London, or any accredited University in Nigeria.

(ii) ND/NCE in Christian/Islamic Studies.

U.M.E.
UNILORIN accepts candidates who do not have Christian Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies but who meet other UME entry requirement.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE:

At least two ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature-in-English and one other Arts or Social Science Subject. Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Lit-in-English, one other Arts subject and another Arts of Social Science subject.
Unilorin Direct Entry Programme Requirements For Literature:

Literature-in-English, English Language and three other Arts/Social Science Subjects. UNILORIN accept NCE with English major.

 U.M.E

UNILORIN accepts any Arts/Social Science Subject.

FRENCH

At least two ‘A’ level passes including French and one other Arts or Social Science Subject. Five ‘O’ level credit passes in French, English Language and three other Arts/Social Science Subject Subjects.    French and any other two Arts/ Social Science Subjects.

DIRECT ENTRY:

UNILORIN accepts NCE (Credit Level) with French as major subject and Diploma with French as Principal subject.

UME:

(i) UNILORIN accepts Social Science Subject.

(ii) UNILORIN accepts ND with French as principal subject.

HISTORY :                                             

At least two ‘A’ level passes in History or Government and any other Arts/Social Science Subject Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English, History/Government and any three Arts/Social Science Subjects. History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

Unilorin Direct Entry Programme Requirements For History:
UNILORIN accepts :

(a) Government inlieu of History.

(b) NCE (Merit Pass) History/Govt. major.

(c) Diploma (Merit) in Administrative Management, Conflict Resolution, Law, Mass Communication, Public Administration and Industrial Relations with at least merit pass or equivalent in History/Government.

U. M. E.

UNILORIN requires five ‘O’ level credits in English Language, History/Government plus three other Arts/Social Science Subjects.

 U.M.E. SUBJECTS:

UNILORIN accepts Government in lieu of History.

ISLAMIC STUDIES At least two ‘A’ level passes to include Islamic Religious Studies and any other Arts/ Social Science Subject Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language and Islamic Religious Studies or Arabic and any other three Arts/Social Science Subjects. Islamic Religious Studies and twoother Arts/Social Science Subjects.

DIRECT ENTRY:

(i) UNILORIN accepts relevant Diploma of Bayero University, Kano (This satisfies both A/L and O/L admission requirements by Direct Entry).

(ii) Candidates who do not offer Islamic Religious Studies at U.M.E. but meet U.M.E. entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level.

LINGUISTICS :

At least two ‘A’ level passes or NCE to include any Language, preferably an African Language and any other Arts/Social Science/Science Subject. Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, one other Language and any other three Arts/Social Science/ Science Subjects. Any Language and twoother Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects.

DIRECT ENTRY :

(i) UNILORIN accepts Diploma in Linguistics.

(ii) UNILORIN requires ‘A’ level or NCE subject in Arts, Social Science or Science provided not more than one of the Subjects is in Social Science.

U M E:

(i) UNILORIN requires ‘O’ level credits passes in Arts and Social Sciences.

(ii) UNILORIN requires at least one Nigerian Language or Lit-in-English and one other Arts Subject.

(iii) UNILORIN accepts Science Subject.

U.M.E. SUBJECTS:

UNILORIN requires one Art Subject and any two subjects from Arts/Science/Social Sciences.

PERFORMING ARTS :

(i) At least two ‘A’ level passes to include Fine Arts/Music/Literature-in-English and any other Arts/ Social Science/Science Subject Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Literature-in-English and any other three Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects. One Art subject and any other two Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects.

DIRECT ENTRY:

(ii) NCE passes at merit level in English/Music/Fine Arts and /or Applied Arts as a major subject.

(i) UNILORIN requires ‘A’ level candidates to pass English and Lit-in-English at credit levels.

(ii) Diploma in Theatre Arts/ Dramatic Arts/Journalism/Architecture/Environmental Design/MassCommunication/ Law/Music/Fashion Design.

(ii) UNILORIN requires holders of Diploma in Theatre Arts or Dramatic Arts to pass Literature-in-English at credit level.

U M E :

UNILORIN accepts ABRSM Grade V and above (Music Theory) or equivalent certificate in lieu of credit pass in Lit-in-English.

YORUBA :

At least two ‘A’ level passes to include Five ‘O’level credit passes to include Yoruba, English Language and three other Arts/Social Science Subjects. Yoruba and two other subjects in Arts/Social Science.


Direct Entry:

 Yoruba and any other Arts/Social Science Subject.

UNILORIN accepts NCE/Diploma (Upper Credit) in Yoruba and Social Science Subjects.

 U.M.E.

UNILORIN accepts candidates who do not offer Yoruba (Language/Literature) but meet other UME entry requirements.

Note: All direct entry candidates seeking admission into Unilorin Direct Entry Programme or other universities must basically meet U.T.M.E requirements.

 

PART TWO :

 

Unilorin IJMB Admission Requirements:

1. Unilorin accepts 5 to 9 points in IJMB Programme for most Science, Paramedical and administrative courses.

2. Unilorin requires 13points for Medicine
3. Unilorin requires the minimum of 8points and above for Engineering courses, and A’level Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry for Industrial Chemistry.

4. Unilorin requires 7points and above for Social Sciences and Administrative courses.
5. 5points and above for Religious Studies, Languages and most of the courses in Arts and Agriculture.

Note: candidates must have at least 5 passes in their O’level results.

We want to say that we encourage university admission seekers of whatever level to seriously consider IJMB. Ijmb is a sure way to your University dreams.

For more in for concerning Ijmb admission, call us on 08160120236 or email us at ijmbcenter94@gmail.com.

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