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University of Benin Admission into One Year Foundation Programmes for 2019/2020 Academic Session
Date Posted: 04/Jul/2019

In collaboration with JOINT UNIVERSITIES PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION BOARD (JUPEB), the University of Benin invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Foundation Programmes for 2019/2020 Session.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates seeking admission into the JUPEB Foundation Programmes must possess minimum of 5 credit passes in at least five (5) subjects at "0" Level, including English language and Mathematics at not more than 2 sittings in the GCE. SSCE, (WAEC, NECO. NABTEB).

All the combinations shown in the table below meet the entry requirements for direct admission into Degree Programmes in the University of Benin and other JUPEB affiliate Universities which include, OAU, UNILAG, UNN, UYO, FUTA, FUNAAB, and UNIPORT etc.

University of Benin




Government/Literature in English/Christian Religious Studies

History/Literature in English/Christian Religious Studies

Economics/Government/Literature in English



All the combination in 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 


Management Science

Economics/Government/Mathematics Mathematics/Geography/Economics Economics/Business Studies/Government Accounting/Economics/ Government Economics/Government/Geography Christian Religious Studies/Economics/Government.



Government/Literature in English/Christian Religious Studies


Life Science



Physical Science

Chemistry/Mathematics/Physics Geography/Chemistry/Physics








Agricultural Science

Agricultural Science/ Biology/Chemistry

DURATION OF PROGRAMME: The duration of the study is a minimum of one Academic Session of TWO SEMESTERS. It is strictly a non-residential programme.

METHOD OF APPLICATION: The procedure for the 2019/2020 University Benin Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB), Entry Screening application is as follows:

The procedure for application is as follows:

  1. Visit Or
  2. Candidates are advised to have a valid e-mail account before starting the application process (not the cyber-cafe's mail).
  3. Click on JUPEB Pre-Degree Studies 2019/2020
  4.  Click on Register for application at the top left of the displayed page to proceed.
  5. Provide all necessary information. Note that means compulsory fields.
  6. An immediate mail will be sent to the provided e-mail address.
  7. Open your mail to get your system generated ID and Password that you will use to login.
  8. On click on 'Login' (top right of the front page).
  9. Enter your user name and the password from the mail to login.
  10. To start the application process, please click on 'Edit application record' and provide all required information and upload your passport photograph.
  11. Upload a clear 1" x 1" COLOURED passport photograph with red background in JPEG format only. NOTE that the photograph uploaded will be the only valid ID for all admitted candidates throughout their stay in the University of Benin. FAILURE TO UPLOAD THE SPECIFIED PASSPORT PHOTOGRAPH WILL LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION AND FAILURE/FORFEITURE OF ADMISSION.
  12. To pay for the Application, click on "Add online payment ticket" at the bottom of the page, then click on "Pay with Remita" on the top left corner of the page, follow the instruction to pay the application fee of N 15,000.00 (The fee excludes other charges for Past questions and Portal Services of N2000.00) with an ATM-Enabled Visa or Master Card from any commercial Bank.
  13. Preview and confirm your information before submitting your

MODE OF STUDY: Face to face contact at the JUPEB Study Centre, University of Benin, Lectures will be conducted from Bam— 4pm, Monday to Friday.


  1. Fill your Bio-Data correctly as no complaint about wrong bio-data will be entertained after submission.
  2. Candidates who upload wrong bio-data will be disqualified and forfeit application fee.
  3. Only coloured print out will be accepted.
  4. Print at least 4 copies of the University of Benin online registration form with complete passport size photograph printed in colour.
  5. Candidates are to follow the application instructions very carefully and ensure they select the subject combinations relevant to their course of study.

APPLICATION START DATE: Application website will be open by 7am on Monday July 1st  2019

CLOSING DATE: Application website closes by Midnight on Sunday 1°' September 2019 (i.e all applications must be concluded online not later than September 2019). Candidates who pay after the deadline will not sit for the examination.


1. Admission into various JUPEB programmes shall be through entrance examination to be conducted between 6th and 7th September 2019. The Screening test shall be computer-based.

2. Candidates should go back on-line on Wednesday 4" September 2019 to check for the Day, Venue and Time for their examination.


O.A. Oshodin (Mrs.)


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