University of Ilorin is one of the best out of the 42 federal universities we have in Nigeria. And if it your dream to become a student of this school, hence wondering what the JAMB cut-off mark is, I must state that you are on the right page.
In this article, you will not only learn the JAMB cut-off mark of Unilorin, but you will also get to know their departmental cut-off marks.
Below, we have taken some time to tackle few questions you might be asking about Unilorin admission processes. I urge you to stick with me and read along carefully as we discuss this subject.
WHAT IS THE JAMB CUT-OFF MARK OF UNILORIN?
The JAMB cut-off mark of University of Ilorin is 180. Yes, this might surprise you because you might have been expecting a figure like 200 and above.
What you should know is that the JAMB cut-off mark of every university in Nigeria is 180. That means if you score from 180 and above, you will eligible to buy the post UTME form of your dream school a thus stand and chance to gain admission.
If on the other hand you made lower than 180, definitely, you will have to settle for other tertiary institutions like Polytechnic or Colleges of Education or wait till the following year when you will try harder.
Departmental Cut-off Marks of UNILORIN
|Aquaculture and Fisheries||180|
|Forestry and Wildlife||180|
|History and International Studies||210|
|Comparative Religious Studies||180|
|Social Studies Education||180|
|Primary Education Studies||180|
|Adult Education Studies||180|
|Water Resources and Environmental Engineering||200|
|Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering||190|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||240|
|Urban and Regional Planning||180|
|DVM (Veterinary Medicine)||200|
|Common & Islamic Law||230|
|Medical Laboratory Science||220|
|Information and Communication Science||190|
|Library and Information Science||180|
|Doctor of Optometry||220|
|Geology & Mineral Science||200|
|Industrial Relations & Personnel Management||180|
|Criminology and Security Studies||180|
|Geography & Environmental Management||180|
The University of Ilorin which is called Unilorin in the short form, is a federal government owned university. It is however a public research university poised to training graduates who will deliver quality services and create products and opportunities for the nation’s development.
Unilorin is located in Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State. This noble institution was established in 1975 as a result of the Decree of the Federal Military Government in August that same year.
Standing on a land mass of about 5000 hectares of land, Unilorin is a university of about 50,000 students and over 500 staff.
This university has produced a good number of notable Nigerians, who stand as the school’s alumni. Charles Ayo (the former Vice Chancellor of Covenant University), Abdulfatah Ahmed (the former governor of Kwara State), Sarah Alade (Former Acting Governor of CBN) are some of these notable alumni of Unilorin.
You could join this list in some years ahead; you will only need to play your cards well and work hard and smart.
FACULTIES IN UNILORIN
The University of Ilorin has 15 faculties which include the following:
- College of Health Sciences
- Communication and Information Sciences
- Engineering and Technology
- Life Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
- Management Sciences
- Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Management Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Veterinary Medicine
- Physical Sciences
A good number of departments are under-listed in each of these faculties listed above.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How is Unilorin Cut-off mark calculated?
To calculate your Unilorin cut-off mark, add your JAMB score to your post UTME score. Then divide the sum by two (2). This is like getting the average point of both your JAMB score and post UTME score.
Does Unilorin do Post UTME?
Yes, Unilorin does post UTME. The school opens the sales of the post UTME form around the month May/June every year, where interested candidates who have chosen the school during their JAMB registration are called to purchase it.
How does Unilorin give admission?
Unilorin gives admission by merit. They also offer supplementary admission in the subsequent admission lists from the merti list.
As other universities in Nigeria, Unilorin also pays attention to their catchment areas, which is the North Central Nigeria.
Students that will be considered for admission in Unilorin are candidates who have chosen the university as their first choice of institution. If during your JAMB application you did not choose Unilorin as your first choice, you have a mistake. But through the JAMB change of course/institution, you can effect a change in your choices.
Is Unilorin competitive?
You must understand that gaining admission into Nigerian public universities is very competitive. Unilorin being a Federal university and one the best in Nigeria is very competitive. The academic system of Unilorin is pretty faster than every other university in Nigeria.
Does Unilorin offer Accounting?
Yes, Unilorin offers Accounting as a course, as it is listed among the departments in the Faculty of Management Sciences.
What is the cut-off mark of Medicine and Surgery in Unilorin?
The cut-off mark for Medicine and Surgery in Unilorin is 260 according to the 2019/2020 session list of cut-off mark, released by the school.
I would leave you at this point believing you have got all you would want know about the JAMB cut-off mark of Unilorin as well as their departmental cut-off marks.
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