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Physiotherapy In UNIBEN, Cut Off Mark & Requirements 2023

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Physiotherapy In UNIBEN, Cut Off Mark &Admission Requirement: How many years does it take to study Physiotherapy in UNIBEN, does UNIBEN offer Physiotherapy?, do UNIBEN offer Physiotherapy as a course?, what are the direct entry requirements for Physiotherapy in UNIBEN?

Hey SAVANT! welcome to my “Admission Guide Series“, In today’s episode I will show you everything you need to know about the faculty of Basic Medical Science in UNIBEN, from Cut off mark to UTME/Direct entry requirements, course duration and lots more… STAY TUNED!

University of Benin (UNIBEN)
University of Benin (UNIBEN)
FacultyBasic Medical Science
Course Durationfive (5) Years
Degree AwardedBachelor of Physiotherapy
Competitivenessrelatively competitive

Before applying to study Physiotherapy in the University of Benin (UNIBEN), 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 Physiotherapy in UNIBEN… ENJOY!

Read Also: JAMB Cut Off Mark For Physiotherapy (All SCHOOLS)

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Key Takeaways:

  • UNIBEN Offers Physiotherapy
  • Duration of Study for Physiotherapy in UNIBEN is 5 years
  • Cut off mark for admission to study Physiotherapy in UNIBEN depends on the general performance of student that year, but it has always been above 65

Below is a detailed response to all you need to know and guide to securing admission in UNIBEN to study Physiotherapy.

Do UNIBEN Offer Physiotherapy?

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

Students who wish to become Physiotherapist 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 Physiotherapy

Requirements To Study Physiotherapy In UNIBEN

Requirements Check List
Requirements Check List

To study Physiotherapy in UNIBEN 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 RequirementsTwo (2) ‘A’ Level passes chosen from Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

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

UNIBEN Cut Off Mark For Physiotherapy


To study Physiotherapy 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 into the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences to study Physiotherapy in UNIBEN.

Physiotherapy being relatively competitive course in Nigeria requires you score very well in JAMB

JAMB score of 270 and above should be just fine, and also doing very well in UNIBEN Post UTME Exam is a prerequisite.

Post UTME Score For Physiotherapy In UNIBEN

A score of 70 in UNIBEN Post UTME is good enough to secure your spot in the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences in UNIBEN to study Physiotherapy.

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 Physiotherapy.

Based on previous years, the aggregate score for Physiotherapy in UNIBEN is 65, now let’s both analyze the JAMB and Post UTME score you will need to get to score above the aggregate 65.

UNIBEN Physiotherapy Aggregate Score

UNIBEN Aggregate score for admission into Physiotherapy is 65.

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 Physiotherapy in UNIBEN 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 Physiotherapy In UNIBEN

Aside JAMB, you can also be admitted to study Physiotherapy 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 Physiotherapy 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 Physiotherapy, 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 Physiotherapy In UNIBEN?

It takes 5 years to study Physiotherapy in the University of Benin.

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

UNIBEN School Fees For Physiotherapy

The current school fees for Physiotherapy students in UNIBEN is NGN73,400 for new students and NGN45,400 for returning students.

The table is a breakdown of what you are paying for…

Examination Fees7,000.007,000.00
Laboratory Fees3,000.003,000.00
Library / MTN Lib.2,000.002,000.00
Admission Brochure1,500.00
Orientation Brochure1,500.00
Student Comm Service1,000.00
Student Handbook Brochure1,500.00
Med. Char / TSHIP /NHIS / Life Ins7,400.00
Verification of Result5,000.00
Medical Exam / Eye Test5,500.00
Academic Gown (Rental)5,000.00
Forensic ID Card2,000.00
Bank Charges / Portal Charges2,000.001,000.00
Development Levy20,000.0020,000.00
Student Union Dues1,000.001,000.00

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How Much Is UNIBEN Acceptance Fee For Physiotherapy

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

Does UNIBEN Accept Two Sittings For Physiotherapy

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

UNIBEN JAMB Subject For Physiotherapy

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

WAEC Subject For Physiotherapy In UNIBEN

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

In Conclusion

The University of Benin offers Physiotherapy, 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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