University Of Ibadan Direct Entry

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Direct entry is one of the modes of admission into the university. University of Ibadan also uses this as its mode of admission. Before one is admitted through direct entry, there are certain qualifications to be used and procedures to follow.

University Of Ibadan Direct Entry

UI Direct Entry Admission Requirement:

  • The Direct mode of entry is for applicants who desire to enter into the 200 or 300 levels of study, depending on the qualifications they possess.
  • Entry qualifications for this mode of admission include possession of ‘A’ level certificates, National Certificate of Education Certificates (NCE), National Diploma and Higher National Diploma Certificates.
  • These candidates are expected to obtain Direct Entry form, which they do by registering on-line on the website of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
  • Candidates with ‘A’ level results, OND (Ordinary National Diploma), HND (Higher National Diploma), NCE (Nigeria Certificate of Education) or equivalent qualifications are admitted into the 200/300 level by Direct entry, having first obtained the necessary forms from JAMB, and also meet general ‘O’ level requirements of faculty for which admission is being sought. However, they are not made to write any other examination either by JAMB or the University (for now).

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  • Prospective applicants are to submit their credentials online, consequent upon the payment of the access fees into these designated banks – Afribank Plc, First Bank Plc and Wema Bank Plc.
  • These applications are considered by an Admissions Panel at the level of each faculty during the Admissions exercise.
  • Names of shortlisted candidates are displayed on the website of the University inviting them for the interactive sessions, after which the successful candidates are duly recommended for admission to JAMB for approval.
  • The final list of candidates as approved by JAMB, are placed in some National dailies and the University website.
  • Consequent upon the payment of the prescribed acceptance fees by candidates, they are expected to present the originals of their credentials to designated Schedule Officers in the Undergraduate Admissions Office for clearance.
  • Thereafter, candidates who are found qualified at the clearance exercise, are matriculated at an impressive ceremony as legitimate students of the University.
  • Every candidate must first report at the Admissions Office to commence the Central Clearance exercise before proceeding to the Faculty and Department, for departmental clearance and registration, respectively.

Registration Information:         

All students are to register for their courses of study at the beginning of each academic year in accordance with the rules made from time to time by the University. A student shall be deemed not to have registered for courses if two weeks after the beginning of the session, s/he has not completed his registration. However, special permission may be granted, by the Faculty/Department, for late registration by and on payment of a fee as sanction.

No new student may register for courses after matriculation except through the use of ADD/DELETE forms obtainable from the Records Office.
· Examination/Records Office may expatiate on Add/Delete forms stating time of submission before any examination.

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Procedures for Registration:

The Procedure for registration shall include the following:

  • Initial clearance by the Admissions Office indicated by the issuance of ‘Authority to Pay’;
  • Payment of due fees and other charges; Obtaining thereon the signatures of all appropriate University authorities;
  • Returning the completed Registration forms to their respective Faculty Officers not later than the Closing date as indicated for registration.
  • Direct entry candidates who made the University of Ibadan their first choice should do the follow the above listed procedures or log onto the website below for further information.
  • Online submission of bio-data, SSCE/NECO/O’L, GCE A/L, NCE/ND/HND results through

Specific Faculties and Requirements:

1 Social Science Psychology 1) Two ‘A’ level passes in two subjects in any of: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, Government, Geography, Economics or Mathematics/Statistics. (2) UTME requirements plus NRN certificate.  
2 Science Computer Science (i) Two ‘A’ level subjects passes in Mathematics (pure or applied) and Physics (ii) OND/HND Computer Science or any other Mathematics based courses with grade of Upper Credit. IBADAN accepts only ND/HND in Computer Science with Upper Credit
3 Science Geography Two ‘A’ level subjects including Geography and any other Science subject.  
4 Technology Food Technology 2 ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics plus UME requirements. 1. ND/HND at upper credit level {65%} accepted to 200/300 levels respectively plus UME requirements. 2. Knowledge of Further Mathematics is an advantage for all Engineering courses.

Direct entry candidates are to follow the school website accordingly information on their admission status.

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