Pharmacy In UI, Cut Off Mark & Requirements 2023
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?, do UI offer Pharmacy as a course?, what are the direct entry requirements for Pharmacy in UI?
Hey SAVANT! welcome to my “School of Pharmacy Series“, In today’s episode I will show you everything you need to know about the faculty of Pharmacy in UI, from Cut off mark to UTME/Direct entry requirements, course duration and lots more… STAY TUNED!
|Course Duration||Five (5) Years|
|Degree Awarded||Bachelor of Pharmacy (Bpharm)|
Before applying to study Pharmacy in the University of Ibadan (UI), it is only logical 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 on studying Pharmacy in UI… ENJOY!
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- UI Offers Pharmacy
- Duration of Study for Pharmacy in UNIBEN is 5 years for the Bachelor of Pharmacy program
- Cut off mark for admission to study Pharmacy in UNIBEN depends on the general performance of student that year, but it has always been above 69.87
Below is a detailed response to all you need to know and guide to securing admission in UI Faculty of Pharmacy.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Do UI Offer Pharmacy?
YES, the University of Ibadan (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 like JUPEB do so.
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Requirements To Study Pharmacy In UI
To study Pharmacy in UI you must meet with the following JAMB and O’ level subject (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) requirements.
|JAMB Subject||Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics|
|O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) Requirement||Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.|
|Direct Entry 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
To study Pharmacy 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 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, 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 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.
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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.
The University of Ibadan (UI) currently award her student the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Bpharm) Degree.
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