UNIBEN Department of Education Fine & Applied Arts Admission Requirement 2024/2025

This is to inform the general public and all aspiring students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) that the admission requirements for the Department of Education Fine & Applied Arts have been published.

UNIBEN Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 Academic Session

The admission requirements include O’level Subject combinations, JAMB UTME Subject combinations, and School and Departmental Cut-Off Marks.

About the University of Benin

The University of Benin is a federal government-owned university funded and managed by the federal government of Nigeria. The university was founded in 1970. University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a research university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

The university is one of the oldest in Nigeria and has a large student and staff population. Resulting in a student-staff ratio of about 10:1.

The University has a diverse student population with students from different parts of the country and age brackets. The University of Benin courses cut across various levels in agriculture, science, etc.

University of Benin admission is extremely competitive as Many candidates apply for admission into the university annually. University of Benin’s school fees are also very affordable, and it provides its students with facilities and infrastructure. They have good hostels, roads, electricity, etc.

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited faculties and departments in the university.

Entry Requirements

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Education & Applied Arts include the following:

  • Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes or TC II or NTC/NBC merit, including Fine Art and English Language.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBENIN requires other subjects from History, French, Fine Art, Government, Religious Studies, and Literature in English

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

Candidates will write the following Four (4) Subjects in JAMB

  • English Language
  • Fine Arts, one other Art subject, and any other subject

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNIBENIN accepts Fine Arts, one (1) Arts subject, and any other subject.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfil to gain Direct Entry admission to study Education Fine and Applied Arts if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

  • NCE merit passes in Fine and Applied Arts. (Double Major).
  • A/Level passes in Fine Arts and any other subject.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBEN accepts:

  • ‘A’ Level Fine and Applied Arts and any of English Language, Literature in English, Religious Studies, French or History/Government
  • Three (3) or two (2) ‘O’ Level credit passes, including Fine and Applied Arts and other subjects from English Language, Literature in English, Religious Studies, French, History /Government plus two (2) or three (3) NCE merit which should include Fine and Applied Arts.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIBEN for the 2024/2025 session should know that you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result to be eligible for the screening.


We hope this article clarifies the admission requirements for UNIBEN’s Department of Education Fine & Applied Arts. RealMina wishes good luck to all students who wish to attend UNIBEN.

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