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
Economics & Extension
|Department of Linguistics and African Languages||260|
|Agricultural and Environmental Engineering||200|
|Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology||200|
|Anaesthesia and Intensive Care||200|
|Anatomy and Cell Biology||200|
|Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration||255|
|Community Health and Nutrition||250|
|Computer Science and Engineering||240|
|Demography and Social Statistics||200|
|Dermatology and Venerology||260|
|Educational Administration and Planning||200|
|Educational Foundation and Counseling||200|
|Electronic and Electrical Engineering||245|
|Environmental Health and Epidemiology||240|
|Fine and Applied Arts||200|
|Food Nutrition and Consumer Sciences||230|
|Food Science and Technology||220|
|Haematology and Immunology||240|
Institute of Education
|Local Government Studies||200|
|Management and Accounting||255|
|Medical Microbiology and Parasitology||230|
|Materials Science & Engineering||200|
|Medical Pharmacology and therapeutics||260|
|Morbid Anatomy and Forensic Medicine||275|
|Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perimatology||270|
|Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology||270|
|Paediatrics and Child Health||260|
|Urban & Regional Planning||210|
|Physical and Health Education||200|
|Sociology and Anthropology||230|
|Special Education and Curriculum Studies||220|
|Urban and Regional Planning||200|
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:
- Economics and Social studies (now Social Sciences)
Today, there are already eleven faculties in the university, as more six faculties have been added to the school. These other six faculties are:
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Pharmacy
- College of Health Sciences
- Faculty of Administration
- Faculty of Technology
- 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.
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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