Admission Requirements

General University Requirements for Undergraduate Programmes

  • Admission into the University is open to all qualified candidates irrespective of religion, ethnic group, gender, race/creed, disability or political inclination.
  • Admission into the University will be only through either the University Matriculation Examination (UTME) or Direct Entry of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
  • In order to be eligible for admission into the Obong University, all prospective students are expected to satisfy the following general requirements:
    1. For admission through 100 level (UTME), candidates must:
      * Possess five (5) credits at SSCE equivalent in relevant subjects at not more than 2 sittings;
      * Score acceptable points in the UTME in relevant subjects.
    2. For admission to 200 level (Direct Entry), candidates should (in addition to 5 SSCE credits passes as in (c) i above, obtain a minimum of two (2) A’ level (or its equivalent) passes in relevant subjects, or possess NCE, GCE A/Level, OND or HND with credit/merit passes, or possess a good first degree in a relevant field as the case may be.
  • Credit passes in English Language and Mathematics is compulsory for admission into all courses.
  • Candidates may be required to pass an internal screening test/interview in addition to passing the UTME.

Specific Faculty and Departmental Admission Requirements

Please click here to see detailed admission requirements for specific departments and programmes

Admissions

2016/2017 Academic Calendar

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Fresh students report for screening and registration
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Returning students report for registration
Monday, October 10, 2016
Lectures begin for all students
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Orientation programme begins for fresh students
Friday, December 23, 2016
Christmas/New Year Break begins
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Lectures resume after Christmas/New Year break

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Enquiries

For all enquiries, please call the Registrar on +234 802 891 5795 or email
registrar@obonguniversity.net