UNICAL Cut-off Mark 2024/2025 | JAMB & Post-UTME

UNICAL Cut-Off Marks for Admission 2024/2025 academic session has been released: The University of Calabar UNICAL cut-off mark is based on merit and catchment area benefits.

unical cut-off mark

UNICAL is one of Nigeria’s second-generation federal universities and currently has a Graduate school, ten Faculties, and three Institutes.

Built to fulfill its motto ‘Knowledge for Service,’ placing a great premium on learning and character, UNICAL is currently ranked as the 48th best University in Nigeria.

The Vice-Chancellor is Prof. Zana I. Akpagu. Prof. Florence Obi currently holds the position of DVC (Academic), and Prof. Ndifreke Udonwa DVC (Administration).

The Registrar is Mr. Moses O. Abang. Mrs. Beatrice Igwe is the University Bursar, and Dr. (Mrs.) Nkoyo Edem is the University Librarian.

The University of Calabar was one of the foremost Nigerian Universities to automate students’ registration processes through the College Portal and has taken a step further to automate its alumni relations which includes an online transcript request and processing first of its kind in the country.

However, candidates who have scored a minimum of one 180 in the UTME examination are eligible to apply for admission into any of their choice courses. The new point system is used for calculating scores and also screening students.

UNICAL 2024/2025 Departmental Cut-off Point

The Cut Off mark for each department has been displayed for you to make it easy for you to know your stand.

Below are courses offered at the university as well as their cut-off mark;


Merit: 240
Locality: 225
ELDs: 213

Banking and Finance

Merit: 208
ELDs: 176


Merit: 222
Locality: 192
ELDS: 183

Business Management

Merit: 235

Computer Science

Merit: 218.5
Locality: 141
ELDs: 138


Merit: 252
Locality: 224
ELDs: 222


Merit: 255
Locality: 245
ELDs: 240

Education and English

Merit: 220

Electronics and Computer Technology

Merit 208

English and Literary Studies

Merit: 240
Locality: 232
ELDs: 217

Genetics and Biotechnology

Merit: 210
Locality: 190
ELDs: 176

History and International Studies

Merit: 215
Locality: 200
ELDs: 150

Human Kinetics

Merit: 190


Merit: 271.5
Locality: 248
ELDs: 248


Merit: 241

Med Lab Sci

Merit 254
ELDS: ???

Medicine and Surgery

Merit: 291
Locality: 279
ELDs: 276


Merit: 210
Locality: 193

Nursing Science

Merit: 256


Merit: 215
Locality: 188
ELDs: 170


MERIT: 205
ELDS: 179

Political Science

Merit: 245
Locality: 225
ELDs: 200

Public Admin

Merit: 225


Merit: 250
Locality: 233
ELDs: 229


Merit: 150
Locality: 140
ELDs: 138

Theater and Media Studies

Merit: 270
Locality: 246


Merit: 180
Locality: 163
ELDs: 160

UNICAL 2024/2025 Nature of Admission Screening

The University of Calabar holds her admission screening exercises within a week or a couple of weeks, and it usually comes in two phases. Students who apply to study in the school are to proceed with the pre-screening exercise when once it is announced.

Documents required for the pre-screening exercise are SSCE results and JAMB registration printout only.

It is often important that a candidate arrive early and locate his/her screening venue early. Candidates will be screened on the JAMB scores and their SSCE results.

The second phase of the screening is after the admission lists might have been released. Candidates who have merited the admission will be invited for another screening exercise. Here are all documents such as;

  • Original copies of their educational qualifications (Statements of Results/Certificates).
    N/B: Cases of awaiting results will NOT be accepted.
  • Birth Certification/Age Declaration.
  • A letter of good conduct from your Village Head or a responsible member of your
    community/or civil servant not below Grade Level 10 or equivalent in the private sector.
  • Certificate of Local Government of origin; and this notification of admission status.


The post-ume past questions are there to guide on how to prepare for the screening exercise. It will help boost your aggregate score.

Always make sure you have the correct and updated documents for an easy registration process.

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