Does UNIBEN accept second choice candidates for admission? Last week, I was doing a research about the universities that are usually the first choice of students in Nigeria, and I found that many students don’t even make inquiries before choosing the universities they want to study in. This is very bad because, most of the universities students Nigerian students make their second choice does not even accept second choice candidates.
Consequently, this is one of the reasons why many students don’t gain admission even after meeting all the requirements and cutoff marks required to gain admission in Nigeria.
Well, in this short post, i will answer the question; “Does UNIBEN accept second choice candidates for admission?”. This is basically to educate and save many students that will make the mistake of making UNIBEN their second choice of institution. Nonetheless, before I move to the crux of this topic, I would like to tell you about the prestigious University of Benin (UNIBEN). Here we go!
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Brief information about the University of Benin (UNIBEN)
Apparently, the University of Benin (Also called (UNIBEN) is one of the best 10 universities in Nigeria. The university was built in…. Today, UNIBEN is competing with some of the older universities in Nigeria. Obviously, UNIBEN is one of the cheapest universities in Nigeria. It is also one of the most popular universities in Nigeria. This is why many students apply for admission into the institution every year.
When it comes to offering admission, I must confess that it is not easy to gain admission into UNIBEN. Yes! It is true that it is not easy to gain admission into any Nigerian university but UNIBEN is something else.
Both the admission requirements and departmental cutoff mark of the university is very high. The reason is because UNIBEN is one of the most competitive and popular universities in Nigeria. Below, i will answer the questions as to whether UNIBEN accept second choice admission or not.
Does UNIBEN people that make them second choice?
The answer is No! UNIBEN does not accept second choice candidates for admission. To corroborate this, the management of the prestigious University of Benin (UNIBEN) have stated in their website that admission is strictly for aspirants that made them first choice in JAMB.
Be it UTME or Direct Entry admission, UNIBEN will not accept second choice candidates. In light of that, candidates that make the university their first choice are actually wasting their time since the university will not offer them admission.
Why UNIBEN does not accept second choice
The reason why UNIBEN does not accept second choice candidates for admission is because the university usually have thousands of students applying for admission every year. So, in order to reduce the number of students that apply for admission every year, the university decided to restrict her admission to only students that make them first choice in JAMB.
Sometimes, even candidates that make UNIBEN their first choice of institution still don’t gain admission because of how competitive the university is.
What to do if you have already made UNIBEN your first choice
If you have already made the University of Benin (UNIBEN) your first choice of institution, then there is one tentative solution for you. You have to apply for JAMB change of course and institution form as easily as possible. This form will allow you to, either replace the university with another institution or simply make the university your first choice of institution.
Please note that there is usually a deadline for JAMB change of course and institution form. It is better you apply for this form as soon as it is released.
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Okay! This is everything I have to say on this topic. I strongly believe that this article gave an answer to those asking whether UNIBEN accept people that make them second choice.
In a recap, i stated that UNIBEN does not accept second choice candidates for admission. This information has been confirmed by the registrar of the university. Nonetheless, candidates that have already made UNIBEN their second choice can still correct it with JAMB change of course and institution form.
In conclusion, i would like to entertain questions if you have any. Kindly send your questions and contributions to this topic using the comment section below. I will be glad to hear from you!
Edeh Samuel Chukwuemeka ACMC, is a Law Student and a Certified Mediator/Conciliator in Nigeria. He is also a Developer with knowledge in HTML, CSS, JS, PHP and React Native. Samuel is bent on changing the legal profession by building Web and Mobile Apps that will make legal research a lot easier.