UNIJOS Department of Building Admission Requirement 2024/2025


This is to notify the general public and all aspiring University of Jos (UNIJOS) students that the Department of Building admission requirements have been published.

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

About The University of Jos

UNIJOS, officially established as a Federal Government-University by the Federal Government in 1975, has since evolved into an innovative institution charged with fashioning tastes and attitudes for the future.

The University of Jos strives to maintain its reputation as a globally ranked university that provides an excellent educational experience with a significant societal impact.

UNIJOS, a renowned academic institution, has over 12 faculties offering relevant and relatable courses in various disciplines.

Entry Requirements

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Building include Five SSCE credit passes in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Physics
  • Chemistry and any one subject from below:
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Arts and Technical drawing
  • For holders of NTC, the other relevant subjects could be Intro. to Building Construction, Bricklaying, Concreting, Walls, Floors and Ceiling Finishing, Building/Engineering Drawing, Joinery, Carpentry, Gas, Steam Work and Bronze Welding, Cold/Hot Water Supply, Sanitation, and Drainage.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIJOS accepts;

  • ‘A’ Level passes and at not more than two (2) sittings in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, or both.
  • At least two (2) ‘O’ Level credit passes from Building Construction, Land Surveying, Fine Arts, Technical Drawing, Economics, Additional Mathematics, and Geography, including the English Language.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to the study Building if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

  • ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIJOS accepts;

  • ND/HND with a GPA below 3.50 in Building or Civil Engineering for the 200 level.
  • ND lower credit in Building Engineering and other appropriate programs plus ‘O’ Level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, and English Language.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIJOS for the 2024/2025 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have a minimum score of 180 or above in your JAMB result.


We hope this article has clarified the admission requirements for the Department of Building at UNIJOS. RealMina wishes all students who wish to attend UNIJOS the best of luck.

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