General Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements

Admission into the Federal University, Lokoja shall be through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). In addition to attaining the general required standard in UTME, candidates must satisfy the general University requirement as well as the specific/faculty and programmes requirements

UTME CANDIDATES

FACULTY OF ARTS
PROGRAMME O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS UTME SUBJECTS
B.A. Archaeology Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three (3) from Arts, Social Sciences or Science Any three (3) of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, History/Government and Economics
B.A. English and Literary Studies Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language and Literature-in-English and any other three of either Arts or Social Science subjects Literature in English and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects
B.A. History and Int'l Studies Five SSCE passes at credit level to include History or Government, English Language and any other three from Arts or Social Sciences History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences
B.A. Theatre Arts Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Literature in English and other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences Literature in English plus one Arts Subject and any other Arts or Social Sciences Subject


FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
PROGRAMME O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS UTME SUBJECTS
B.Sc. Economics Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography and Financial Accounting
B.Sc. Geography Five SSCE passes in English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two from Arts and Social Sciences (Economics, Government and History) or Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Agricultural Science) Geography and any two both from Arts and Social Sciences (Economics, Government and History) or both from Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics)
B.Sc. Mass Communication Five SSC credit passes in English Language and Literature-in-English and any other three of either Arts or Social Science subjects Literature in English and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects
B.Sc. Sociology Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, History/Government, and any other three from Arts or Social Sciences History/Government and any other two subjects from the Arts and Social Sciences
B.Sc. Political Science Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language, Government or History plus two social sciences subjects and any other subject. * A credit in Mathematics is compulsory History/Government plus one Social Science Subject and any other Arts or Social Sciences Subject


FACULTY OF SCIENCE
PROGRAMME O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS UTME SUBJECTS
B.Sc. Biology Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Physics
B.Sc. Chemistry Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics
B.Sc. Computer Science Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two science subjects Mathematics, Physics and any one of Chemistry, Agricultural Science/Biology
B.Sc. Geology Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other relevant science subject Any three of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology
B.Sc. Mathematics Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of Chem, F. Maths, Geography or Biology/Agric. Sci. Mathematics, Physics and any of Chemistry/Biology/Agricultural Science
B.Sc. Statistics Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and any two of Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Sci., Economics/ Geography Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics/Geography
B.Sc. Physics Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following subjects: Biology, Geography or Agricultural Science Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry
B.Sc. Botany Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics
B.Sc. Biochemistry Five SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics
B.Sc. Microbiology Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics
B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology Chemistry and two (2) of Physics, Biology and Mathematics
B.Sc. Biotechnology Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics
B.Sc. Zoology Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics


FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
PROGRAMME O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS UTME SUBJECTS
B.Sc. Accounting Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Government, Geography, and Marketing Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science Subject
B.Sc. Banking & Finance Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Civic Education, Government, Geography, and Marketing Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science Subject
B.Sc. Business Administration Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Accounting, Business Management, Marketing, Commerce, Government & Geography Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science Subject
B.Sc. Public Administration Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Economics and Government/History and any other Arts or Social Science Subject Government, Economics and any other Arts or Social Science Subject


FACULTY OF EDUCATION
PROGRAMME O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS UTME SUBJECTS
B.A. (Ed.) Economics Five SSCE passes at Credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects Economics, Mathematics and one (1) of Arts or Social Science subjects
B.A. (Ed.) English Language Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language and Literature in English plus three (3) other Arts or Social Science subjects Literature in English, one (1) Art subject and any other Arts/Social Science subject
B.A. (Ed.) Geography Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Geography, English Language, Mathematics and any other two (2) from Arts or Social Science Geography plus two (2) other Social Sciences/Arts/Science subjects
B.A. (Ed.) History Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, History/Government and three (3) relevant Arts or Social Science subjects History and any other two (2) subjects chosen from Arts or Social Sciences
B.A. (Ed.) Political Science Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, History/Government and three (3) relevant Arts or Social Science subjects Government or History plus two (2) other Arts or Social Sciences subjects
B.Ed. Guidance & Counseling Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics plus any three (3) Arts, Social Sciences or Science subjects The subject of specialisation and one (1) each from (Arts and Social Sciences) or (Arts and Sciences) or (Social Sciences and Sciences)
B.Ed. Integrated Science Five (5) SSC credit passes, in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry/Physics and any other Science subject Any three (3) of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Health Science and Agricultural Science
B.Ed. Social Studies Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government/History and one (1) Arts, one (1) Social Science subject Government/History, one (1) Arts and one (1) Social Science subject
BLIS Library & Information Science Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other relevant Arts/Sciences/Social Sciences subjects Any three (3) subjects from Arts/Sciences/Social Sciences subjects
B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and one (1) science subject Biology and two (2) other subjects from Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and one (1) science subject Chemistry and two (2) other subjects from Biology, Mathematics and Physics
B.Sc. (Ed.) Computer Science Five (5) SSC credit passes or its equivalents including Mathematics, English Language and three (3) other Science subjects Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry and Geography
B.Sc. (Ed.) Mathematics Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any three (3) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Further Mathematics Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or Biology
B.Sc. (Ed.) Physics Five (5)'O'  Level credits passes to include English Language, Physics, Mathematics and two (2) other Science subjects Physics, Mathematics or Chemistry plus one (1) other subject
B.Ed. Business Education Five (5) 'O' Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two (2) other subjects in the Social Sciences or Arts Mathematics, Economics plus one (1) Arts or Social Science subject



DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
S/N     PROGRAMME     O’LEVEL REQUIREMENT MINIMUM REQUIREMENT FOR DIRECT ENTRY ADMISSIONS
IJMB / GCE A’LEVEL   NCE   OND   HND   Bachelor’s Degree
Min. Aggt. Points 0 to 16 Subject Requirement
1. ECONOMICS 5 Credit passes at not more than 2 sittings in Eng., Maths, Econs & any 2 relevant Arts & Soc. Sci. subj. such as Fin. Acct, Geography & Govt./Hist. 10 2 A’ Level Passes in Econs & any one of Maths, Statistics, Geography, Financial Acct, Business Mgt., History & Govt. At least Merit pass in 2 NCE teaching subjects including Economics Minimum of Upper credit in Dip. in Acct. Bus. Admin., Mktg. & Bank. & Fin. (not more than 5 yrs.) Minimum of Lower credit in Dip. in Acct. Bus. Admin., Mktg. & Bank. & Fin. (not more than 5 yrs.) Minimum of 3rd Class in relevant Science courses from any recognized institution.
2. ENGLISH 5 Credit passes in not more than 2 sittings in English, Lit. in English & any other 3 of either Arts or Soc. Sci. Subjects. 8 2 A’ Level Passes to include Lit. & one other Arts or Soc. Sci. Subj. (Not less than a ‘B’ or combination of a ‘B’, ‘C’ & ‘E’ At least Credit Pass in 3 Subjects areas including Lit. in English Minimum of Upper credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution. Minimum of Upper credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution. Minimum of 3rd Class in relevant courses from any recognized institution.
3. GEOGRAPHY 5 Credits passes in not more than 2 sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two from Arts and Social Sciences (Economics, Government/History) or Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science) 8 2 A’ Level Passes in Geo & any one of History/Government, Economics, or Biology/Agric., Chemistry, Physics, Geology & Mathematics Minimum of Credit pass in Geography Minimum of Upper Credit in Cart., Land Surveying & GIS/Geo-informatics Minimum of Upper Credit in Cart., Land Surveying & GIS/Geo-informatics Minimum of 3rd Class from Economics, Geology, Land Surveying, Cartography., GIS/Geo-Informatics, Chemistry
4. HISTORY Five SSC credit passes in not more than 2 sittings to include History/Government, English Language and any other three from Arts or Social Sciences. 8 2 A’ Level Passes in History/Government & any other Arts or Social Science Minimum of Credit passes in 3 major subjects Minimum of Upper Credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution Minimum of Lower Credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution Minimum of 3rd Class in Law or Education Courses and any Arts or Social Science Courses
5. POLITICAL SCIENCE 5 Credit Passes in not more than 2 sittings to include English, Maths, Govt. / Hist. plus two Soc. Sci. Subjects & any other subject. - 2 A’ Level Passes to include History/ Government & one other Arts or Social Science. Minimum of Credit pass in 3 major subjects Minimum of Upper Credit in Pub. Adm. & LG Studies or other cognate courses Minimum of Lower Credit in Pub. Adm. & LG Studies or other cognate courses Minimum of 3rd Class in Law or Education Courses & Arts, Soc. Sci. Courses


FACULTY OF SCIENCE
S/N PROGRAMME O’LEVEL REQUIREMENT MINIMUM REQUIREMENT FOR DIRECT ENTRY ADMISSIONS
IJMB / GCE A’LEVEL   NCE   OND   HND   Bachelor’s Degree
Min. Aggt. Points 0 to 16 Subject Requirement
BIOLOGY 5 Credit Passes in not more than two sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chem. and Physics. 8 2 A’ Level Passes to include Biology/ Botany/ Zoology & Chemistry, Maths or Physics Credit pass in Biology/ Agric Sci. / Lab. Tech & any related subject combination Minimum of Upper Credit in Sci. Lab. Tech., Microbiology and any other related field. Minimum of Lower Credit in Sci. Lab. Tech., Microbiology and any other related field.
CHEMISTRY 5 Credit Passes in not more than 2 sittings to include English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Biology 6 2 A’ Level Passes in Chemistry & any other of Mathematics, Physics or Biology Minimum of Credit pass in Chem. & either Biology/Physics/ Mathematics >Minimum of Upper Credit in Polymer Chemistry, Color Chem., Sci. Lab. Tech & Analytical Chemistry Lower Credit in Polymer Chem., Color Chem., Sci. Lab. Tech & Analytical Chemistry
COMPUTER SCIENCE   5 Credit Passes in not more than 2 sittings to include English, Mathematics, Physics, & any other two Science Subjects from (Biology/Agric., Chemistry & Computer Science. 9 IJMB: 2 A’ Level Passes in Maths & any one of Phy, Chem. or Bio. / Zoology/Botany GCE A’L: 2 A’ Level Passes to include Comp. Sci. / Info. Tech & any one of Phy, Maths, Chem. & Bio. Minimum of Credit pass in Computer Sci./Maths/ Comp. Studies & any other relevant subject combination Minimum of Upper Credit in Computer Science Minimum of Lower Credit in Computer Science
GEOLOGY 5 Credit Passes in not more than 2 sittings in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other relevant science subject. 8 2 A’Level Passes from Geology, Chemistry, Physics & Mathematics NCE Holders are not needed Minimum of Upper Credit in Geology, Mining Engr., Min. Resources. & Geophysics Lower Credit in Geology, Mining Engr., Mineral Resources & Geophysics Minimum of 3rd Class in B.Sc. –Chem., Bio, Phy & B.Eng.: Mining Engr. & Chem Engr
MATHEMATICS 5 Credit Passes in not more than 2 sittings to include English, Maths, Physics, & any two of Chemistry, F-Maths., Geography or Biology/Agric. 9 2 A’Level Passes to include Mathematics & any one of Physics, Geography, Chemistry, Biology, Economics or Statistics Credit Pass in Mathematics & any other relevant subject combination. Minimum of Upper Credit in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science Minimum of Lower Credit in Mathematics or any other relevant combination Minimum of 3rd Class in relevant courses from any recognized institution.
PHYSICS 5 Credit Passes in not more than 2 sittings to include English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following subjects: Biology, Geography or Agricultural Science 10 2 A’Level Passes to include Physics & any one of Mathematics and Chemistry Credit in Physics & Mathematics and any other relevant subject combination. Minimum of Upper Credit in Science Lab. Tech., Electronics & Electrical Engineering Minimum of Lower Credit in Engineering or any other relevant discipline Minimum of Pass Degree in Physics, Engineering and any other relevant discipline