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Medicine & Surgery In UI, Cut Off Mark & Requirements

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Medicine & Surgery In UI, Cut Off Mark & Admission Requirements: Cut off mark for Medicine in UNIBEN?, does UI offers Medicine & Surgery? requirements to study medicine in UI, how many years to study Medicine in UI? aggregate score for medicine? School fees.

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University of Ibadan (UI)
University of Ibadan (UI)
Course🎒Medicine & Surgery
Faculty🏫College of Medicine
Degree Awarded🎗️MBBS
Course DurationSix (6) Years
Suitability😊Science Students

Before applying to study Medicine in UI, it is only right you familiarize yourself with what the program entails, JAMB and O’level requirements, Cut off mark, duration of study and lots more.

Below is a detailed response to all you need to know and guide to securing admission in UI college of medicine.


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Do UI Offer Medicine and Surgery?

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Yes, the University of Ibadan (UI) is one of the few Universities fully accredited to Study Medicine and Surgery in Nigeria.

Students who wish to become Medical Doctors and finds the University of Ibadan as a suitable school for study can either through JAMB or other direct entry program.

Read Also: WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Medicine & Surgery

Requirements To Study Medicine In UI

Requirements Check List
Requirements Check List

To study Medicine and Surgery in UI you must meet with the following JAMB and O’level subject requirements;

JAMB Subject👉Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics
O’ level RequirementFive (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
DE Requirements(i) ‘A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology in addition to the UTME requirements.

(ii) BSC, BOS, etc in relevant programme.

P.S, Mathematics is not needed in JAMB for those who want to study Medicine and Surgery in UI

Cut Off Mark For Medicine In UI

UI Cut Off Mark

To study Medicine and Surgery in UI 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 College of Medicine in UI.

Medicine & Surgery being a very competitive course in Nigeria require you score very well in JAMB, a JAMB score of 300 and above should do the Job, and also doing very well in UI Post UTME Exam is a prerequisite.

Post UTME Score For Medicine In UI

A score of 80 in UNIBEN Post UTME is good enough to secure your spot in the college of medicine UI.

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 Medicine.

Based on previous years, the aggregate score for Medicine & Surgery in UI is 76.25, now let’s both analyze the JAMB and Post UTME score you will need to get to score above the aggregate 76.25.

UI Aggregate Score For Medicine & Surgery

UI Aggregate score for admission into Medicine and Surgery is 76.25.

To calculate UI 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 Medicine in UI and scored 300 in JAMB and 80 in Post UTME, using this formular, the aggregate score can then be calculate as;

300/8 + 80/2 = 37.5 + 40

Making the student’s aggregate score 77.5

So you 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 Medicine In UI

Aside JAMB, you can also be admitted to study Medicine through JUPEB.

To kick start this process you will first need to buy the form 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 then be given admission to study Medicine & Surgery 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 Medicine, you can apply through JAMB direct entry and be admitted to 200 level.

The student must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree (second class Hons) from a recognized University in chemistry or the biological sciences.

How Many Years To Study Medicine In UI?

It takes 6 years to study Medicine and Surgery in the University of Ibadan subdivided into;

  • 12 months in preliminary basic sciences (which includes physics, chemistry and biology etc.)
  • 18 months in the pre-clinical program in basic medical sciences where you take courses in human anatomy, medical biochemistry, human physiology and
  • 42 months taking courses in pathology and pharmacology before taking core clinical courses in medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, community medicine, and psychiatry

If you add 1 year of compulsory internship and 1 year for NYSC, it makes the entire study duration 8 years.

UI School Fees For Medicine And Surgery

School fees for Medicine students in UI varies based on level, but currently newly admitted students pay NGN22,700

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Is UI Acceptance Fee For Medicine

Students admitted to Study Medicine and Surgery in UI will pay NGN20,000 to NGN30,000 as acceptance fee.

Does UI Accept Two Sittings For Medicine

No, the University of Ibadan do not accept two sittings for Medicine & Surgery

UI JAMB Subject For Medicine & Surgery

JAMB subject requirement to study Medicine and Surgery in UI is; Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

WAEC Subject For Medicine & Surgery In UI

WAEC subject requirement to study Medicine and Surgery in UI is; 5 SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

In Conclusion

UI offers Medicine and Surgery as a 6 years program with JAMB subject requirement; Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics and O’level requirement; Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

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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