UNN Admission Requirements for 2020/2021: UTME & Direct Entry

UNN Admission Requirements: Before applying for admission into any institution in Nigeria, it is very important that you know the requirements for gaining admission into that institution. The reason is because, admission requirements are used by institutions to determine who and who is not eligible for admission into a particular department.

Recently, I noticed that many aspirants of the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) are searching the internet to know the UTME and Direct Entry requirements for admission into the school, and that is why i decided to share all the requirements for admission into UNN today.

Another reason why I am doing this is because, I am a student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka as at the time this post was written, and I know what it really takes to gain admission into the university.

I therefore enjoin you to take every information contained in this page very seriously. If you really want to gain admission into UNN this year, you must meet all the requirements of the university.

Before I will go into the crux of today’s topic, I would like to disclose some of the important things you need to know about admission into UNN.

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About the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

UNN is one of the biggest and most populated universities in Nigeria. It is in fact, the indigenous university of Nigeria because, the university was established in 1960 (the same year Nigeria got her independence). Currently, UNN ranks top 5 in almost all the rankings of institutions in Nigeria I have seen this year. The university is known in both Nigeria and other parts of the world.

When it comes to offering admission to aspirants, it is very difficult to gain admission into UNN because many students struggle to gain the same admission every year.

Thus, the university usually increase the requirements for admission so that only the best aspirants will be able to gain admission into the institution.

Note that UNN does not accept second choice candidates for admission. Also, if you wish to gain admission into the university through UTME, you must score at least 180 in your JAMB examination. So you see, it is not very easy to gain admission into UNN nowadays.

UNN requirements for UTME and Direct Entry admission 2020/2021. UNN Admission requirements for Law, Medicine, Accounting, Pharmacy and other courses.

UNN requirements for UTME and Direct Entry admission 2020/2021. UNN Admission requirements for Law, Medicine, Accounting, Pharmacy and other courses.

Now that you know some things about gaining admission into UNN, I will disclose the UTME and Direct Entry requirements for admission into the university. Please pay good attention to the information below.

UNN admission requirements for UTME candidates

Below are the admission requirements for UTME admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN):

  • Candidates must have at least, 5 (five) Credit grade in five subjects (English and Mathematics inclusive) in their O’level result(s). In the case, O’level result could be WAEC/NECO/GCE or any other equivalent result.
  • Candidates must make the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) their first choice of institution during JAMB registration. UNN does not accept second choice candidates for admission.
  • Candidates must be 16 years of age at the time admission it offered.
  • Candidates are required to score at least, 180 in JAMB UTME examination as that will make them eligible to take UNN post UTME examination.
  • Candidates must participate in UNN post UTME examination and must perform very well in the examination in order to be admitted.

Note: UNN accepts two sitting results for admission. Thus, if you wish to combine two results for admission, you can actually do that. You might want to read my article on how to combine WAEC and NECO results for admission into any institution in Nigeria here.

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UNN Direct Entry admission requirements

Below are the requirements for direct entry admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN):

  • For Direct Entry admission, candidates must possess two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognised institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects.
  • Direct entry candidates who wish to gain admission into the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) must purchase the university’s DE form through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
  • Direct entry candidates are also expected to make the University of Nigeria, Nsukka their first choice of institution during registration. This is a very important requirement because UNN does not consider second choice candidates for admission.

For more information about JAMB Direct Entry form, i enjoin you to read my recently published articles on JAMB Direct Entry application for this academic session.

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By way of conclusion, i must inform you again that UNN will not offer admission to candidates that do not meet up with all the requirements of the institution. Thus, you are not supposed to joke with the information contained in this page if you really want to gain admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

This is apparently where I will stop for today. I hope that after reading this post, aspirants will no longer ask me; “What are the requirements for admission into UNN?”. As you can see, everything about UNN admission requirements have been explained here.

Meanwhile, if you still have any question or contribution on this topic, I would like to hear you. Kindly use the comment section below to send any question concerning UNN admission requirements for 2020/2021 academic session.

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