UNICAL Department of Adult Education Admission Requirement

This is to inform the general public and all aspirants of the University of Calabar that the admission requirements for the Department of Adult Education have been published.


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

Entry Requirements

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Adult Education include the following: Five (5) SSCE credit passes in the following subjects:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics and three (3) subjects below:
  • Literature in English
  • History
  • French
  • Yoruba
  • Igbo
  • Hausa
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Geography/Physic
  • Economics and Government or TC II with a pass in English Language and four (4) other subjects

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language
  • Government/History, one (1) Social Science subject, and any other subject

Direct Entry Requirement For Adult Education

Below is the Direct Entry  Requirement for Adult Education:

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes.
  • NCE merit in two (2) subjects.

JAMB Score

For any candidate to be admitted to any Department in the University of Calabar, the Candidate must score 150 and above in JAMB.


The University of Calabar is a federal university in Cross River State, Nigeria’s south-south region. In 1975, the university was established.

The university has a very large student and staff population and a diverse student body. All applicants to the university are accepted, regardless of their cultural or religious background. Additionally, there is no restriction on applicants’ ages.

To all Aspirants of the University of Calabar, RealMina says success in your academic pursuits.

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