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Microbiology In UNIBEN, Cut Off Mark & Requirements

Key Highlights
  • UNIBEN Offers Microbiology
  • Duration of Study for Microbiology in UNIBEN is 4 years
  • Cut off mark for admission to study Microbiology in UNIBEN depends on the general performance of students that year, but it has always been above 53
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Microbiology In UNIBEN, Cut Off Mark & Admission Requirements: JAMB Cut off mark for Microbiology in UNIBEN?, do UNIBEN offer Microbiology?, requirements to study Microbiology in UNIBEN, how many years to study MCB in UNIBEN?

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University of Benin (UNIBEN)
University of Benin (UNIBEN)
Faculty🏫Life Sciences
Degree Awarded🎗️B.Sc. in Microbiology
Course Duration⏲️Four (4) Years
Suitability😊Science Students

Before applying to study Microbiology in 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.

At the end of this writeup, you will be fortified with all the necessary information you need on studying Microbiology in UNIBEN… ENJOY!

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Below is a detailed response to all you need to know and guide to securing admission in UNIBEN’s Faculty of Life Sciences to study Microbiology.

Do UNIBEN Offer Microbiology?

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Yes, the University of Benin (UNIBEN) is one of the few Universities fully accredited to offer Microbiology in Nigeria.

Students who wish to become a Microbiologist 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 Microbiology

Requirements To Study Microbiology In UNIBEN

Requirements Check List
Requirements Check List

To study Microbiology in UNIBEN you must meet with the following JAMB and O’ level subject requirements

JAMB SubjectUse of English, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.
O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) RequirementFive (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Direct Entry RequirementsTwo (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) from Biology, Zoology or Botany.

P.S, Mathematics is not compulsory in JAMB for those who want to study Microbiology in UNIBEN

UNIBEN Cut Off Mark For Microbiology

UNIBEN Departmental Cut Off Mark

To study Microbiology 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 to Microbiology in UNIBEN.

Microbiology is a competitive course to study in Nigeria, and as such you will be required to have a good JAMB score to stand a chance

JAMB score of 240 and above should do the Job, and also doing very well in UNIBEN Post UTME Exam is a prerequisite.

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Post UTME Score For Microbiology In UNIBEN

A Post UTME score of 55 is good enough for Microbiology.

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 Microbiology.

Based on previous years, the aggregate score for Microbiology in UNIBEN is 53

now let’s both analyze the JAMB and Post UTME score you will need to get to score above the aggregate 53.

UNIBEN Microbiology Aggregate Score

UNIBEN Aggregate score for admission to Microbiology is 53.

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 Microbiology in UNIBEN and scored 240 in JAMB and 55 in Post UTME, using this formular, the aggregate score can then be calculate as;

240/8 + 55/2 = 30 + 27.5

Making the student’s aggregate score 57.5

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 Microbiology In UNIBEN

Aside JAMB, you can also be admitted to study Microbiology 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 Microbiology 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 Microbiology, you can apply through JAMB direct entry and be admitted to 200 level.

How Many Years To Study Microbiology In UNIBEN?

It takes 4 years to study Microbiology in the University of Benin.

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

UNIBEN School Fees For Microbiology

The current school fees for Microbiology students in UNIBEN is NGN115,000 for new students and NGN60,500 for returning students.


How Much Is UNIBEN Acceptance Fee For Microbiology

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

Does UNIBEN Accept Two Sittings For Microbiology

Yes, the University of Benin accept two sittings for Microbiology.

UNIBEN JAMB Subject For Microbiology

JAMB subject requirement to study Microbiology in UNIBEN is; Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

WAEC Subject For Microbiology In UNIBEN

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

In Conclusion

The University of Benin offers Microbiology, it a 4 years program with JAMB subject requirement of Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics and O’ level requirement of Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Read Also: UNIBEN Cut Off Mark (JAMB & Aggregate Score) For All Courses

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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