General Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements


2020/2021 ADMISSIONS EXERCISE

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR COURSES OFFERED IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LOKOJA

UTME

Admissions into the Federal University Lokoja shall be through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). In addition to attaining the general required standard in UTME, candidates must satisfy the general University requirement as well as the specific/faculty and programmes requirements.

FACULTY OF ARTS

PROGRAMME

O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

UTME SUBJECTS

B.A. Archaeology

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three (3) from Arts, Social Sciences or Science

Any three (3) of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, History/Government and Economics

B.A. English and Literary Studies

Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language and Literature-in-English and any other three of either Arts or Social Science subjects

Literature in English and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects

B.A. History and Int'l Studies

Five SSCE passes at credit level to include History or Government, English Language and any other three from Arts or Social Sciences

History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences

B.A. Theatre Arts

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Literature in English and other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences

Literature in English plus one Arts Subject and any other Arts or Social Sciences Subject

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

PROGRAMME

O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

UTME SUBJECTS

B.Sc. Economics

Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects

Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography and Financial Accounting

B.Sc. Geography

Five SSCE passes in English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two from Arts and Social Sciences (Economics, Government and History) or Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Agricultural Science)

Geography and any two both from Arts and Social Sciences (Economics, Government and History) or both from Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics)

B.Sc. Mass Communication

Five SSC credit passes in English Language and Literature-in-English and any other three of either Arts or Social Science subjects

Literature in English and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects

B.Sc. Sociology

Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, History/Government, and any other three from Arts or Social Sciences

History/Government and any other two subjects from the Arts and Social Sciences

B.Sc. Political Science

Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language, Mathematics, Government or History plus two social sciences subjects and any other subject.

History/Government plus one Social Science Subject and any other Arts or Social Sciences Subject

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

PROGRAMME

O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

UTME SUBJECTS

B.Sc. Biochemistry

Five SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics

B.Sc. Biology

Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Physics

B.Sc. Biotechnology

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject

Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics

B.Sc. Botany

Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject

Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics

B.Sc. Chemistry

Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics

B.Sc. Computer Science

Five SSCE passes at credit level to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two science subjects

Mathematics, Physics and any one of Chemistry, Agricultural Science/Biology

B.Sc. Geology

Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other relevant science subject

Any three of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology

B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Chemistry and two (2) of Physics, Biology and Mathematics

B.Sc. Mathematics

Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of Chem, F. Maths, Geography or Biology/Agric. Sci.

Mathematics, Physics and any of Chemistry/Biology/Agricultural Science

B.Sc. Microbiology

Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject

Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics

B.Sc. Physics

Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following subjects: Biology, Geography or Agricultural Science

Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry

B.Sc. Statistics

Five SSCE passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and any two of Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Sci., Economics/ Geography

Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics/Geography

B.Sc. Zoology

Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject

Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

PROGRAMME

O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

UTME SUBJECTS

B.Sc. Accounting

Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Accounting, Commerce, Government, Geography, and Marketing

Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science Subject

B.Sc. Banking & Finance

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Accounting, Commerce, Civic Education, Government, Geography, and Marketing

Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science Subject

B.Sc. Business Administration

Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Accounting, Marketing, Commerce, Government & Geography

Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science Subject

B.Sc. Public Administration

Five SSC credit passes in English Language, Economics and Government/History and any other two from Arts or Social Science Subject

Government, Economics and any other Arts or Social Science Subject


DIRECT ENTRY

S/N

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

 

O’LEVEL REQUIREMENT

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT FOR DIRECT ENTRY ADMISSIONS

IJMB / GCE A’LEVEL

 

NCE

 

OND

 

HND

 

Bachelor’s Degree

Min. Aggt. Points

0 to 16

Subject Requirement

1.       

ECONOMICS

5 Credit passes at not more than 2 sittings in Eng., Maths, Econs & any 2 relevant Arts & Social Science subjects such as Fin. Acct, Geography & Govt./History

10

2 A’ Level Passes in Econs & any one of Maths, Statistics, Geography, Financial Acct, Business Mgt., History & Govt.

At least Merit pass in 2 NCE teaching subjects including Economics

Minimum of Upper credit in Dip. in Acct. Bus. Admin., Mktg. & Bank. & Finance (not more than 5 yrs.)

Minimum of Lower credit in Dip. in Acct. Bus. Admin., Mktg. & Bank. & Finance (not more than 5 yrs.)

Minimum of 3rd Class in relevant Science courses from any recognized institution.

2.       

ENGLISH

5 Credit passes in not more than 2 sittings in English, Lit. in English & any other 3 of either Arts or Social Science Subjects.

8

2 A’ Level Passes to include Lit. & one other Arts or Social Science Subjects (Not less than a ‘B’ or combination of a ‘B’, ‘C’ & ‘E

At least Credit Pass in 3 Subjects areas including Lit. in English

Minimum of Upper credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution.

Minimum of Upper credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution.

Minimum of 3rd Class in relevant courses from any recognized institution.

3.       

GEOGRAPHY

5 Credits passes in not more than 2 sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two from Arts and Social Sciences (Economics, Government/History) or Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science)

8

2 A’ Level Passes in Geo & any one of History/Government, Economics, or Biology/Agric., Chemistry, Physics, Geology & Mathematics

Minimum of Credit pass in Geography

Minimum of Upper Credit in Cart., Land Surveying & GIS/Geo-informatics

Minimum of Upper Credit in Cart., Land Surveying & GIS/Geo-informatics

Minimum of 3rd Class from Economics, Geology, Land Surveying, Cartography., GIS/Geo-Informatics, Chemistry

4.       

HISTORY

Five SSC credit passes in not more than 2 sittings to include History/Government, English Language and any other three from Arts or Social Sciences.

8

2 A’ Level Passes in History/Government & any other Arts or Social Science

Minimum of Credit passes in 3 major subjects

Minimum of Upper Credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution

Minimum of Lower Credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution

Minimum of 3rd Class in Law or Education Courses and any Arts or Social Science Courses

5.       

POLITICAL SCIENCE

5 Credit Passes in not more than 2 sittings to include English, Maths, Govt./Hist. plus two Social Science Subjects & any other subject.

-

2 A’ Level Passes to include History/ Government & one other Arts or Social Science.

Minimum of Credit pass in 3 major subjects

Minimum of Upper Credit in Pub. Adm. & LG Studies or other cognate courses

Minimum of Lower Credit in Pub. Adm. & LG Studies or other cognate courses

Minimum of 3rd Class in Law or Education Courses & Arts, Social Science Courses