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BIU Post-UTME/DE 2024: Eligibility and Registration Details

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for Admissions into the Programmes of the Benson Idahosa University for 2024/2025 Academic Session.

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BIU Post-UTME/DE 2024: Eligibility and Registration Details

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The mode of entry into the Degree program is either by JAMB-UME or Direct Entry. Please see the general entry requirements HERE

Entry by JAMB-UME

This mode of entry requires the following minimum qualifications:

  •  Five credits in General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level or the Senior Secondary School (SSS) Certificate or Cambridge School Certificate, which should include; English Language, Mathematics, Government or History, obtained in not more than two sittings.
  • Five credits in National Examinations Council (NECO) which should include; English Language, Mathematics, Government or History, obtained in not more than two sittings; or
  • Any other equivalent qualification subject to the ratification by the University Senate and the University Matriculation Board.
  • In all these, the subjects required for the Joint Matriculation Examinations Board (JAMB) are English Language, Mathematics, Government or History plus any other relevant subject.

Direct Entry (Three Academic Years)

This mode of entry requires the following minimum qualification:

Requirements as in 1 above in addition to any of these

Any of the following qualifications:

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced level or Higher School Certificate (HSC) with a minimum of two principal papers (at appreciable high grades) of “A” to “C” only, obtained in one sitting in the following subjects: Government, Economics, History, or British Constitution or three subjects in one sitting with grades between “A” and “E”;
  • Diploma in Public Administration (DPA) with a credit grade or a minimum of merit grade, including other Diplomas such as social works; law, International Relations, etc., acceptable by the UMB or the Faculty Board;
  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND) from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology with a minimum of upper credit in relevant discipline such as Government, Political Science or any Social Science discipline.
  • National Certificate of Education (NCE) with specialization in Government or any social science discipline with a minimum of Upper credit.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested applicants are to visit:https://admissions.biuportal.net/ to Create an account and proceed to complete their applications.

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