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Nursing In UI, Cut Off Mark & Requirements 2023

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Nursing In UI, Cut Off Mark and Admission Requirements: Cut off mark for Nursing in UI?, do UI offers Nursing?, requirements to study Nursing in UI, how many years to study Nursing in UI?, aggregate score for Nursing?, 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 College of Medicine in UI, from Cut off mark to UTME/Direct entry requirements, course duration and lots more… STAY TUNED!

University of Ibadan (UI)
University of Ibadan (UI)
FacultyCollege of Medicine
Degree AwardedB.Sc. Nursing
Course DurationFive (5) Years
SuitabilityScience Students

Before applying to study Nursing in the University of Ibadan (UI), 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 Nursing in UI… ENJOY!

Read Also: Universities That Offers Nursing In Nigeria

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Key Takeaways:

  • UI Offers Nursing
  • Duration of Study for Nursing in UI is 5 years
  • Cut off mark for admission to study Nursing in UI depends on the general performance of students that year, but it has always been above 68.375

Below is a detailed response to all you need to know and guide to securing admission in UI College of Medicine to study Nursing.

Do UI Offer Nursing?

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YES, University of Ibadan (UI) is one of the few Universities fully accredited to Study Nursing in Nigeria.

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

Read Also: WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Nursing

Requirements To Study Nursing In UI

Requirements Check List
Requirements Check List

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

JAMB SubjectUse of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics
O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) RequirementFive (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Direct Entry Requirements(i) ‘A’ Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(ii) ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.

(iii) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology/ Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus three (3) other ‘O’ Level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics and English Language.
(iv) NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and four (4) Science subjects chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Health Science, Further Mathematics and General Science.

P.S, Mathematics is not a requirement in JAMB for those who want to study Nursing in UI

Cut Off Mark For Nursing In UI

UI Cut off Mark

To study Nursing 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 to study Nursing.

Nursing 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 UI Post UTME Exam is a prerequisite.

Post UTME Score For Nursing In UI

A score of 75 in UI Post UTME is good enough to secure your spot in College of Medicine UI to study Nursing.

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 Nursing.

Based on previous years, the aggregate score for Nursing in UI is 68.37, now let’s both analyze the JAMB and Post UTME score you will need to get to score over 68 aggregate.

UI Nursing Aggregate Score

UI Aggregate score for admission into Nursing is 68.375.

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 Nursing in UI and scored 280 in JAMB and 75 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

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 Nursing In UI

Aside JAMB, you can also be admitted to study Nursing 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 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 Nursing 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 Nursing, 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 Nursing In UI?

It takes 5 years to study Nursing in University of Ibadan.

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

UI School Fees For Nursing

The current school fees for Nursing students in UI is ₦36,800

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do UI Accept Two Sittings For Nursing

Yes, the University of Ibadan accepts two sittings for Nursing.

UI JAMB Subject For Nursing

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

WAEC Subject For Nursing In UI

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

In Conclusion

University of Ibadan offers Nursing, it a 5 years program with JAMB subject requirement of Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics and O’ level requirement of 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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  1. Please can i swift from slt to nursing in ui and also want to know full details about the school fee, cut off mark. Full enquiry on how to go about it

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