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Pharmacy In UI, Cut Off Mark & Entry Requirements

Jamb subject combination for Pharmacy
Jamb subject combination for Pharmacy

Pharmacy In UI, Cut Off Mark And Admission Requirement: How many years does it take to study Pharmacy in UI, do UI offer PharmD or B pharm program?, does UI offer Pharmacy as a course?, what are the direct entry requirements for Pharmacy in UI?

Hey SAVANT! welcome to “School of Pharmacy Series“, In today’s episode we will show you all there is to know about faculty of Pharmacy in UI; Cut off mark to UTME/Direct entry requirements, course duration and lots more… STAY TUNED!

University of Ibadan (UI)
University of Ibadan (UI)
Course DurationFive (5) Years
Degree Awarded🎗️Bachelor of Pharmacy (B pharm)
Competitiveness🧑‍💻Very competitive

Before applying for Pharmacy in UI, it is good you familiarize yourself with what the program is about, 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… ENJOY!


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

Does UI Offer Pharmacy?

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Yes, UI is one of the few Universities fully accredited to Study Pharmacy in Nigeria.

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

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Requirements To Study Pharmacy In UI

Requirements Check List
Requirements Check List

To study Pharmacy 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 Subject👉Five (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 Pharmacy in UI

UI Cut Off Mark For Pharmacy


200 is the minimum JAMB score to qualify for UI Post UTME.

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

Pharmacy being a very competitive course in Nigeria requires you score very well in JAMB, a JAMB score of 270 and above should be just fine, and also doing very well in UI Post UTME Exam is a prerequisite.

Post UTME Score For Pharmacy In UI

A score of 75 in UI Post UTME is good enough to secure your spot in the Faculty of Pharmacy 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 Pharmacy.

Based on past years, the aggregate score for Pharmacy in UI is 69.87, now let’s both analyze the JAMB and Post UTME score you will need to get to score above the aggregate 69.87.

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UI Aggregate Score For Pharmacy

UI Aggregate score for admission into Pharmacy is 69.87.

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 Pharmacy in UI and scored 270 in JAMB and 75 in Post UTME, using this formular, the aggregate score can then be calculate as;

270/8 + 75/2 = 33.75 + 37.5

Making the student’s aggregate score 71.25

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 Pharmacy In UI

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

Read Also: Number Of Years It Takes To Study Pharmacy In Nigeria

How Many Years To Study Pharmacy In UI?

It takes 5 years to study Pharmacy in the 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 Pharmacy

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is Pharmacy in UI Hard?

NO, with the right attitude and dedication to learning, you will find this course (Pharmacy) a walk over, but take note, Pharmacy is a highly demanding course.

How Much Is UI Acceptance Fee For Pharmacy

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

Does UI Accept Two Sittings For Pharmacy

No, the University of Ibadan do not accept two sittings for Pharmacy

UI JAMB Subject For Pharmacy

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

WAEC Subject For Pharmacy In UI

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

In Conclusion

UI offers Pharmacy as a 5 years program with Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics required JAMB subjects and credit passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry & Biology as O’ level requirements.

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