LAW In UNIBEN, Cut Off Mark and Admission Requirements: Cut off mark to study Law in UNIBEN?, do UNIBEN offer Law?, what are the requirements for Law in the University of Benin, how many years to study Law in UNIBEN?, aggregate score for Law?, 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 Studying Law in UNIBEN, from Cut off mark to UTME/Direct entry requirements, course duration and lots more… STAY TUNED!

University of Benin (UNIBEN)
University of Benin (UNIBEN)
Degree AwardedBA Law
Course DurationFive (5) Years
SuitabilityArt Students

Before applying to study Law in the University of Benin (UNIBEN), 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 pose 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 Law in UNIBEN… ENJOY!

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Key Takeaways:

  • UNIBEN Offers Law
  • Duration of Study for Law in UNIBEN is 5 years
  • Cut off mark for admission to study Law in UNIBEN depends on the general performance of student that year, but it has always been above 70

Below is a detailed response to all you need to know and guide to securing admission in UNIBEN Faculty of Law.

Do UNIBEN Offer Law?

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YES, the University of Benin (UNIBEN) is one of the 58 Universities fully accredited to admit student for Law in Nigeria.

Students who wish to become Lawyers and finds UNIBEN 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 Law 2023/2024

Requirements To Study Law In UNIBEN

Requirements Check List
Requirements Check List

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

JAMB SubjectUse of English, Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.
O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) RequirementFive (5)’O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics.
Direct Entry Requirements(i)    Two (2)’A’ Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii)   NCE/ND/First Degree (Second Class Lower).

Cut Off Mark For Law In UNIBEN


To study Law in UNIBEN you must score at least 200 in JAMB to qualify for Post UTME.

But scoring 200 in JAMB won’t guarantee your admission into the Faculty of Law in UNIBEN.

Law being a very competitive course in Nigeria require you score very well in JAMB, a JAMB score of 280 and above should do the Job, and also doing very well in UNIBEN Post UTME Exam is a prerequisite.

Post UTME Score For Law In UNIBEN

A score of 75 in UNIBEN Post UTME is good enough to secure your spot in the college of medicine UNIBEN.

You may be asking, why do I need to score that high in JAMB and still do well in Post UTME?

Well, the truth is, admission to student is dependent on varying factors, such as Merit, ELDS, general students performance etc.

Students admitted on the merit list must score well above the aggregate score for Law to be guaranteed of admission.

Based on previous years, the aggregate score for Law in UNIBEN is 70, now let’s both analyze the JAMB and Post UTME score you will need to score to get above the aggregate 70.

UNIBEN Aggregate Score For Law

UNIBEN Aggregate score for admission into Law is 70.

To calculate UNIBEN admission aggregate score, you divide your JAMB Score by 8 and your Post UTME score by 2 and sum them up.

We can then say that your aggregate score is the summation of your JAMB score divided by 8 and your Post UTME score divided by 2.

A student who wishes to study Law in UNIBEN and scored 280 in JAMB and 80 in Post UTME, using this formular, the aggregate score can then be calculate as;

280/8 + 75/2 = 35 + 37.5

Making the student’s aggregate score 72.5

From this, you can see that the higher your JAMB and Post UTME score the higher your average aggregate score which consequently increases your chances of being admitted.

Other Direct Entry Requirement

JUPEB Program For Law In UNIBEN

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

To kick start this process you first need to buy the form for NGN15,000 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 the be given admission to study Law beginning from 200 level.

During the course of the program you will need to pay a fee of NGN150,000, this can be paid in installment.

JAMB Direct Entry

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

The student must hold at least a NCE/ND/First Degree (Second Class Lower).

How Many Years To Study Law In UNIBEN?

It takes 5 years to study Medicine and Surgery in the University of Benin.

If you add 1 year of Law School and 1 year for NYSC, it makes the entire study duration 7 years.

UNIBEN School Fees For Law Student

The current school fees for Law students in UNIBEN is NGN69,900 for new students and NGN41,400 for returning students.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How Much Is UNIBEN Acceptance Fee For Law Students?

Students admitted to Study Law in UNIBEN will pay NGN60,000 as acceptance fee

Does UNIBEN Accept Two Sittings For Law

Yes, the University of Benin accept two sittings for Law

UNIBEN JAMB Subject For Law

JAMB subjects required to study Law in UNIBEN are; Use of English and Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

WAEC Subject For Law In UNIBEN

WAEC subject requirement to study Law in UNIBEN is; 5 ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics.

In Conclusion

The University of Benin offers Law, it a 5 years program with JAMB subject requirement of Use of English and Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects and O’ level requirement of Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics.

This will be all for now, I understand you may have a question or two to ask, feel free to drop them using the comment box below!

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