You cannot talk about top universities in Nigeria without mentioning Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU). I would believe you have heard about the wonders and great level of academy in the university, which perhaps, is one of the reasons you are seeking admission in the university.

To save that topic for a better time, if you are wondering what the JAMB Cut-off mark for OAU, Ile-Ife are, then be rest assured you are on the right page. In this scintillating article, we have carefully treated all you would want to know about the cut-off marks of different departments in Obafemi Awolowo University.

I believe you have some other questions bothering about admissions in OAU? We have taken a little time to tackle some important questions which you may have been searching for their answers. Hence I urge you stick with me as we go through this together.

WHAT IS OBAFEMI AWOLOWO JAMB CUT-OFF MARK?

As a candidate who chose Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife as your first choice of institution during JAMB registration, you are by this informed that the official cut-off mark for any course in the university is 180. You do not have a chance of admission is you score below that mark, but there is light of hope if you made a score from 180 and above.

Meanwhile, that does not mean that each department does not have their unique cut-off marks with which they select candidates. From the table above, you should be able to see what the cut-off mark of your department/course of choice is.

JAMB Cut-off Marks for Departments in OAU

DepartmentCut-off Mark
Agricultural
Economics & Extension
200
Department of Linguistics and African Languages260
Agricultural Economics
200
Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
200
Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
200
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
200
Anatomy and Cell Biology200
Animal Sciences200
Archeology
240
Architecture
230
Biochemistry
200
Botany
200
Chemical Engineering245
Chemical Pathology
230
Chemistry200
Civil Engineering240
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration255
Community Health and Nutrition250
Computer Science and Engineering240
Continuing Education
200
Crop production200
Demography and Social Statistics200
Dermatology and Venerology260
Dramatic Arts270
Economics
265
Educational Administration and Planning200
Educational Foundation and Counseling
200
Educational Technology
200
Electronic and Electrical Engineering245
English Language
270
Environmental Health and Epidemiology240
Estate Management220
Fine and Applied Arts200
Food Nutrition and Consumer Sciences
230
Food Science and Technology
220
Foreign Languages
250
Geography200
Geology235
Haematology and Immunology240
History
Institute of Education
200
Law
292
International Relations
260
Linguistics
270
Local Government Studies200
Management and Accounting
255
Mathematics200
Mechanical Engineering
250
Medical Microbiology and Parasitology 230
Medical Rehabilitation
240
Medicine
275
Mental Health
230
Materials Science & Engineering200
Microbiology
230
Medical Pharmacology and therapeutics
260
Morbid Anatomy and Forensic Medicine275
Music
240
Nursing
265
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perimatology270
Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
270
Paediatrics and Child Health260
Pharmaceutical Chemistry260
Pharmaceutics
260
Urban & Regional Planning210
Pharmacognosy
260
Pharmacology260
Philosophy260
Physical and Health Education200
Physics
200
Physiological Sciences260
Plant Science220
Political Science270
Psychology250
Public Administration260
Quantity Surveying200
Radiology250
Religious Studies
230
Sociology and Anthropology
230
Soil Science200
Special Education and Curriculum Studies220
Surgery275
Urban and Regional Planning200
Zoology200

NOTE: As a matter of authenticity, you must know that there is NO official document released by OAU School management concerning the admission cut-off marks for 2020/2021. What we have stated above should only serve as a guide and not taken to be the exact cut-off mark from the school.

Nonetheless, this list have been compiled from what other people are saying. Definitely, it will give you a guide to the score you should be targeting.


ABOUT OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY

This university known today as Obafemi Awolowo University was established in 1961 but commenced lectures in 1962. It had the name, University of Ife but changed to its current name on May 12 1987, in honour of the former Obafemi Awolowo, the first premier of the western Nigeria.

OAU as it is known in the short form is situated in the ancient and historical town of Ife, in Osun State. It is however a public (federal) university known to have achieved tremendous feat and has produced remarkable people in Nigeria.

Faculties In OAU

When it was established, OAU started outwith just five academic faculties:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Arts
  3. Economics and Social studies (now Social Sciences)
  4. Law
  5. Science

Today, there are already eleven faculties in the university, as more six faculties have been added to the school. These other six faculties are:

  1. Faculty of Education
  2. Faculty of Pharmacy
  3. College of Health Sciences
  4. Faculty of Administration
  5. Faculty of Technology
  6. Faculty of Environmental Design and Management

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How can I get admission in OAU?

If I must be sincere to you, there is no hidden trick on how you can get admission into OAU. What is certain are some steps we can recommend to you:

  • Buy the JAMB form and choose OAU as your first choice of institution. If you are not sure of how to score high in JAMB, you can learn how to pass JAMB.
  • Study and pass your JAMB in flying colours. OAU is a very competitive university and you must have a good score in order to stand a chance of gaining admission. A score from 200 and above can be a good make to compete with.
  • Apply for the school Post UTME and prepare for it. Do well to pass with good score too.
  • Make sure you have the necessary academic requirements as per O’Level and other requirements.
  • Pray and be optimistic; you’ll get admission into OAU.

Does OAU accept second choice?

No. It is not advisable you choose Obafemi Awolowo University as your second choice of institution in JAMB. We advice you make it your first choice, and if you have made the mistake, you can correct it via the JAMB Change of course/institution.

How many departments are in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife ?

Currently, there are eighty eight (88) undergraduate departments in Obafemi Awolowo University. This could change with time anyway.

What is OAU Post UTME cut-off mark?

The aggregate cut-off mark of OAU is calculated from your score in JAMB and post UTME. This cut-off however varies with department and from the table above, you should be able to decipher which is for which department.


CONCLUSION

If you have come up to point, I am most certain we’ve both had a great time. Therefore, having grabbed the information about the JAMB Cut-off Marks of OAU, Ile-Ife, you should be able to set your targets tight and hit that great point.

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