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Geology In UNIZIK, Cut Off Mark & Requirements 2023

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  • UNIZIK Offers Geology
  • Duration of Study for Geology in UNIZIK is 4 years
  • Cut off mark for admission to study Geology in UNIZIK depends on the general performance of students that year, but it has always been above 187.5
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Geology In UNIZIK, Cut Off Mark & Admission Requirements: Cut off mark for Geology in UNIZIK?, do UNIZIK offer Geology?, requirements to study Geology in UNIZIK, how many years to study Geology in UNIZIK?, aggregate score for Geology?, School fees.

Hey SAVANT! welcome to my “Admission Guide Series“, In today’s episode I will show you everything you need to know about the Faculty of Physical Sciences in UNIZIK, from Cut off mark to UTME/Direct entry requirements, course duration and lots more… STAY TUNED!

Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)
Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)
CourseGeology
FacultyPhysical Sciences
Degree AwardedB.Sc. in Geology
Course DurationFour (4) Years
SuitabilityScience Students

Before applying to study Geological Sciences in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, it is only logical you familiarize yourself with what the program entails, JAMB and O’ level requirements, Cut off mark, duration of study and lots more.

Access to accurate information can be difficult, hence the reason for this guide, at the end of this writeup, you will be fortified with all the necessary information you need on studying Geology in UNIZIK. ENJOY!

Read Also: Universities That Offers Geology In Nigeria

Below is a detailed response to all you need to know and guide to securing admission in UNIZIK Physical Sciences to study Geology.

Do UNIZIK Offer Geology?

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Yes, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) is one of the few Universities fully accredited to Study Geology in Nigeria.

Students who wish to become a Geologist in Nigeria and finds UNIZIK as a suitable school for study can either through JAMB or other direct entry like JUPEB do so.

Read Also: WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Geology

Requirements To Study Geology In UNIZIK

Requirements Check List
Requirements Check List

To study Geology in UNIZIK you must meet with the following JAMB and O’ level subject (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) requirements

JAMB SubjectUse of English and Any three (3) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.
O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) RequirementFive (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other subject.
Direct Entry RequirementsTwo (2) ‘A’ Level passes from Geology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Geography.

Cut Off Mark For Geology In UNIZIK

UNIZIK Departmental and JAMB Cut Off Mark
UNIZIK Departmental and JAMB Cut Off Mark

To study Geology in UNIZIK you must score at least 160 in JAMB to qualify for Post UTME Screening.

But scoring 160 in JAMB won’t guarantee your admission into the Physical Sciences in UNIZIK.

Geology being a very competitive course in Nigeria require you score very well in JAMB, a JAMB score of 180 and above should do the Job, and also good grade in your O’level result is a prerequisite.

O’level Grade For Geology In UNIZIK

Your O’level grade will be computed from the four subjects you sat for in JAMB.

A good grade in these subjects will boost your chances of being admitted in UNIZIK, because unlike most schools, UNIZIK uses JAMB score and O’level grade to compute students aggregate.

If you must be admitted on the merit list you must score well above the aggregate score for Geology.

Based on previous years, the aggregate score for Geology in UNIZIK is 187.5, now let’s analyze the JAMB and O’level grade you will need to get to score above the aggregate.

UNIZIK Geology Aggregate Score

UNIZIK Aggregate score for admission into Geology is 187.5.

UNIZIK admission aggregate score is calculated based on JAMB score and O’ level result for the four subjects taken in JAMB.

The ratio for calculation is; 70:30, i.e 70% JAMB score and 30% O’ level subject score 70/100 = 0.7; 30/100 = 0.3

Points Per O’level Grade:

A1= 90
B2= 80
B3= 70
C4= 60
C5= 55
C6= 50
D7= 25
E8 to F9=0
Awaiting Result (AR) =0

BONUS: Students who credits all required subjects in one sitting get 10 points, while students with two sittings gets 0 point

Now, here is a typical example for a student with One sitting O’level (+10)

SubjectsJAMB ScoreO’level GradeO’level Point
English46C555
Mathematics 54C460
Physics 40D725
Chemistry 40C460
TOTAL 180 200

Final Score: 180*0.7 + 200*0.3 + 10 (one sitting bonus) = 196

So you see that a higher your JAMB and good Post UTME grade the higher your average aggregate score which consequently increases your chances of being admitted.

Other Direct Entry Requirement

JUPEB Program For Geology In UNIZIK

Aside JAMB, you can also be admitted to study Geology through JUPEB, JUPEB is an acronym for Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board.

To kick start this process you will first need to buy the form and sit for the entrance exam.

There is really no passing or failing in the entrance exam, it’s actually just a formality as most student if not all will be allowed to participate in the JUPEB program thereafter.

The program spans for 1 year (2 semesters) and successful candidates would then be given admission to study Geology beginning from 200 level.

JAMB Direct Entry

For student who have studied other courses before now and want to study Geology, you can apply through JAMB direct entry and be admitted to 200 level.

How Many Years To Study Geology In UNIZIK?

It takes 4 years to study Geology in Nnamdi Azikiwe University.

If you add 1 year for NYSC, it makes the entire study duration 5 years.

UNIZIK School Fees For Geology

The current school fees for Geology students in UNIZIK is NGN100,000 for new students and NGN53,200 for returning students.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Does UNIZIK Accept Two Sittings For Geology

Yes, UNIZIK accepts two sittings for Geology.

UNIZIK JAMB Subject For Geology

JAMB subject requirement to study Geology in UNIZIK is; Use of English and Any three (3) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.

WAEC Subject For Geology In UNIZIK

WAEC subject requirement to study Geology in UNIZIK is; 5 SSC credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other subject.

In Conclusion

Nnamdi Azikiwe University offers Geology, it a 4 years program with JAMB subject requirement of Use of English and Any three (3) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography and O’ level requirement of Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other subject.

Read Also: UNIZIK Cut Off Mark 2023/2024 (JAMB & Aggregate Score)

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