UNIBEN Department of Fine Art/Applied Arts Admission Requirement 2024/2025

This is to inform the general public and all aspiring University of Benin (UNIBEN) students that the admission requirements for the Department of Fine Art/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 Fine Art/Fine & Applied Arts include the following:

  • Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Fine Arts.
  • For holders of NTC, the relevant subjects could be General Woodwork, Building/Engineering Drawing, Introduction to Building Construction, Decorative Painting; SprayPainting, Lining, Sign and Design; Wall hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing; Printing Origination; Machine Printing and Finishing; General Metal Work, Basic Electricity, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing; Bleaching, Dyeing, and Finishing; Graphic Design; Graphic Printing and Ceramics.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNIBEN accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language and one Arts subject. It also accepts candidates without Fine Arts at ‘O’ Level.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language
  • Fine Arts and two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBEN accepts two (2) Arts subjects and any other subject.

Direct Entry Requirement

You need to fulfill these conditions to gain Direct Entry admission to study Fine Art/Fine & Applied Arts if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Fine Arts and any other subject.
  • ND, upper credit HND, lower credit from recognized institutions.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIBEN requires ‘A’ Level passes in Fine Arts and any other subjects, including Literature in English. It accepts ND upper credit or HND lower credit in Fine Arts subjects from recognized institutions.

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 Fine Art/Applied Arts. RealMina wishes good luck to all students who wish to attend UNIBEN.

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