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

DepartmentCut-off Mark
Aquaculture and Fisheries180
Agric200
Food Science200
Home Economics180
Forestry and Wildlife180
Arabic180
English210
French180
History and International Studies210
Linguistics200
Yoruba180
Hausa180
Igbo180
Performing Arts190
Christian Studies180
Islamic Studies180
Comparative Religious Studies180
Pharmacy250
Pharm. D250
Social Studies180
Economics180
Geography180
Social Studies Education180
Educational Technology180
Computer Science180
Technology Education180
Health Education180
Primary Education Studies180
Adult Education Studies180
Counsellor Education180
Educational Management180
Business Education180
Human Kinetics180
Biology180
Chemistry180
Mathematics180
Physics180
Agriculture180
Arabic180
Christian Studies180
English190
French180
History180
Islamic Studies180
Yoruba180
Water Resources and Environmental Engineering200
Computer Engineering240
Food Engineering200
Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering190
Civil Engineering230
Mechanical Engineering230
Electrical and Electronics Engineering240
Chemical Engineering230
Metallurgical Engineering200
Biomedical Engineering200
Architecture220
Estate Management180
Quantity Surveying200
Urban and Regional Planning180
DVM (Veterinary Medicine)200
Common Law260
Common & Islamic Law 230
Anatomy220
Physiology220
MB;BS260
Sociology 200
Physiotherapy230
Medical Laboratory Science220
Nursing Science230
Computer Science220
Mass Communication240
Information and Communication Science190
Library and Information Science180
Telecommunication Science200
Doctor of Optometry220
Biochemistry220
Microbiology220
Plant Biology180
Zoology180
Industrial Chemistry200
Applied Geophysics180
Chemistry180
Physics180
Geology & Mineral Science200
Mathematics180
Statistics190
Finance190
Marketing200
Industrial Relations & Personnel Management180
Public Administration200
Accounting240
Business Administration220
Criminology and Security Studies180
Economics220
Geography & Environmental Management180
Political Science 210

ABOUT UNILORIN

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:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Arts
  3. Education
  4. College of Health Sciences
  5. Communication and Information Sciences
  6. Engineering and Technology
  7. Life Sciences
  8. Law
  9. Environmental Sciences
  10. Management Sciences
  11. Pharmaceutical Sciences
  12. Management Sciences
  13. Social Sciences
  14. Veterinary Medicine
  15. 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.


CONCLUSION

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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