UNIBEN Departmental Cutoff Marks For 2019/2020 Session

Information reaching me now shows that the University Of Benin (UNIBEN) has release her departmental cutoff marks for 2018/2019 academic session. Notice on the just released UNIBEN departmental cutoff marks was made to the general public via the university’s official website (www.uniben.edu). In light of this, students who applied for admission in UNIBEN this year are strongly advised to go through the cutoff mark given below.

UNIBEN departmental cutoff mark is out

For those who do not know what UNIBEN departmental cutoff mark is all about, note that UNIBEN cutoff marks are the official scores published every year by the administrators of UNIBEN for admitting students into her faculties. Thus, if you are not able to meet up to the score given by the school for the year, it is most likely that you will not be admitted.

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Is UNIBEN Departmental cutoff mark for 2019/2020 out?

The answer is no. The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has not yet released her 2019/2020 departmental cutoff mark to the general public. However, I strongly believe that the cutoff marks for 2019/2020 session will be out before the end of September 2019. On this notice, if you want to be informed when UNIBEN cutoff mark will be out, kindly subscribe to our newsletter below this post. Alternatively, keep checking this page to know when the cutoff mark will be out. We promise to let you know immediately the cutoff mark for 2019/2020 session will be released.

JAMB cutoff mark for UNIBEN

JAMB cutoff mark for UNIBEN is 180. Thus, any aspirant who wishes to gain admission into the University of Benin must score at least 180 in JAMB UTME. Aspirants will not even be allowed to take UNIBEN post UTME screening examination if they do not score up to 180 as stipulated by JAMB. Meanwhile, it is imperative to note that UNIBEN can choose to increase or reduce this cutoff mark given to it by JAMB. They are not bound by it.

UNIBEN Departmental Cutoff Marks For 2018/2019 Academic Session

UNIBEN Cutoff mark is out


  • Animal and environmental biology – 50
  • Geology – 55
  • Microbiology – 60
  • Chemistry – 55 
  • Biochemistry – 50
  • Botany – 50
  • Mathematics – 50
  • Physics – 50
  • Science laboratory technology – 55
  • Industrial chemistry – 55


  • Agric Economics – 55
  • Agric Extension – 55
  • Animal science – 50
  • Fisheries – 50
  • Crop science – 50
  • Forestry and wild life – 50
  • Soil science – 50


  • English and Lit. Studies – 60
  • Theatre Art – 50
  • Linguistics – 50
  • Mass communication – 60
  • Religious studies – 50
  • Fine and Applied Arts – 55
  • French – 50
  • Philosophy – 50
  • History and inter. Studies – 50


  • Anatomy – 60
  • Medical Biochemistry – 60
  • Medicine and Surgery – 70
  • Nursing – 60
  • Pharmacology – 60
  • Physiology – 60


  • Library and information science – 50
  • ESAM – 50
  • Economics education – 50
  • Business education – 50
  • Computer education – 50
  • English education – 50
  • Political science education – 5o
  • Social science education (social studies) – 50


  • Law – 70


  • Accountancy – Business administration 55
  • Banking and finance – 55
  • Insurance – 50


  • Pharmacy – 65


  • Business administration – 55
  • Economics – 55
  • Geography and regional planning – 50
  • Political science – 55
  • Sociology – 50
  • Social works – 50


It is important to know that UNIIBEN will not only consider departmental marks when offering admission to aspirants. Aside the cutoff marks given above, candidates must meet the requirements highlighted below:

  • Candidates must score at lease 5 (five) credits in their O’level result before they will be offered admission. O’level result here may be WAEC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB result.
  • Candidates must make UNIBEN their first choice of institution to be offered admission.
  • Candidates must also take part in UNIBEN post UTME screening and must do excellently well in the examination to be offered admission.

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Yeah! There you have UNIBEN departmental cutoff mark for 2018/2019 academic session. Remember to always check back on this page to know when UNIBEN will release her 2019/2020 departmental cutoff mark.

In my view, it is advisable to apply for a change of course if your score is far lower than the stipulated cutoff mark for your course. However, if your cutoff mark is not too far from the cutoff mark given above, just keep calm and wait. You might still be offered admission into the university eventually.

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