UNILAG Department of Medicine & Surgery Admission Requirement 2024/2025

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Medicine & Surgery at the University of Lagos (UNILAG)


The University of Lagos (UNILAG) is a federal government research university in Lagos State, Nigeria.

The school has maintained one of the most competitive in the country regarding admissions. UNILAG has one of the largest student population sizes of any university in the country.

In this article, we will list the necessary requirements candidates must meet to study Medicine & Surgery at Lagos State University, ranging from O’level subject combination, JAMB Score and Post UTME Score, and departmental cut-Off marks.

To study Medicine & Surgery, candidates must meet the following requirements.

O’Level Subject Combination

Below is the UTME Requirement for Medicine and Surgery;

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Jamb Subject Combination

Below is the UTME/JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION for Medicine and Surgery;

  • English Language(*), Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Direct Entry Requirement for Medicine and Surgery

Below is the DIRECT ENTRY (DE) Requirement for Medicine and Surgery;

  •  ‘A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Zoology in addition to the UTME requirements
  • BSC, BOS, etc., in the relevant program

JAMB Score

For any candidate to be admitted to any Department in the University of Lagos, the Candidate must score 200 and above in JAMB.


We hope this article clarifies the UNILAG Department of Medicine & Surgery Admission Requirements, irrespective of the program you want to enroll in.

We will be sure to update this article if there are any amendments by the school authority.

We wish you luck in your academic pursuit.

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