UNILAG JUPEB Programme Admission Form for 2024/2025 Academic Session

UNILAG School of Foundation Studies has announced the commencement of the admission process for its JUPEB programme (previously known as the Foundation Programme) for the 2024/2025 academic session.


About the Programme

The School of Foundation Studies at UNILAG offers a robust and intensive one-year programme. Successful candidates can gain Direct Entry admission through JAMB into the University’s 200 Level of the Degree Programmes.

There’s also a pathway for admission into prestigious universities in the UK and China. Please note that the programme currently does not provide facilities for the visually impaired and is strictly non-residential.

The programme is aligned with the JUPEB syllabus and offers the following subject combination groupings:

1CRS/IRS – Music – Visual ArtsSFS01
2CRS/IRS – French – Literature in EnglishSFS02
3CRS/IRS – Igbo/Yoruba – Literature in EnglishSFS03
4CRS/IRS – History – Literature in EnglishSFS04
5CRS/IRS – Music – Literature in EnglishSFS05
6Economics – History – Literature in EnglishSFS06
7CRS/IRS – Igbo/Yoruba – Visual ArtsSFS07
8CRS/IRS – History – Visual ArtsSFS08
9CRS/IRS – Government – Visual ArtsSFS09
10CRS/IRS – Government – MusicSFS10
11CRS/IRS – Government – Igbo/YorubaSFS11
12CRS/IRS – Economics – GovernmentSFS12
13CRS/IRS – French – GovernmentSFS13
14Literature – Government – FrenchSFS14
15CRS/IRS – Government – Literature in EnglishSFS15
16Literature In English – Music – Visual ArtsSFS16
17French – Igbo/Yoruba – Literature in EnglishSFS17
18Government – Music – Visual ArtsSFS18
19Economics – Government – Literature in EnglishSFS19
20Business Studies – Economics – MathematicsSFS20
21Government – Music – Literature in EnglishSFS21
22Accounting – Business Studies – EconomicsSFS22
23Accounting – Economics – GeographySFS23
24Accounting – Economics – GovernmentSFS24
25Business Studies – Economics – GovernmentSFS25
26Business Studies – Economics – GeographySFS26
27Economics – Geography – GovernmentSFS27
28Biology – Chemistry – PhysicsSFS28
29Biology – Mathematics – PhysicsSFS29
30Biology – Economics – GovernmentSFS30
31Biology – Chemistry – MathematicsSFS31
32Biology – Chemistry – EconomicsSFS32
33Chemistry – Physics – MathematicsSFS33
34Chemistry – Economics – MathematicsSFS34
35Economics – Mathematics – PhysicsSFS35
36Mathematics – Physics – Visual ArtsSFS36
37Mathematics – Economics – GeographySFS37
38Mathematics – Geography – PhysicsSFS38
39Mathematics – Economics – GovernmentSFS39

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have at least FIVE credits (including Mathematics, English Language, and three other related subjects) at the SSCE/WASSC, GCE/O/L, and NECO levels to be eligible.

All results should have been obtained in one sitting and before registration.

Application Procedure

Applicants can apply online by visiting the School of Foundation Studies application site at applications.unilag.edu.ng.

Following the instructions on the site, they need to complete the Pre-Application Form to generate a payment reference number (PRN).

Payment of the non-refundable application fee (N25,000) can be made at any Commercial bank in Nigeria using the PRN.

After payment, applicants can log in using their PRN as username and surname in lowercase as password, complete fill out the application form, and print two copies.

The examination pass and practice questions will be available online one week before the examination date.

  • Visit the application site of the School of Foundation Studies.
  • Click the “School of Foundation Studies” option under the Prospective Students menu.
  • Review the subject combinations relevant to your desired course of study for Direct Entry admission.
  • Note that there have been changes to the previous combinations.
  • Fill out the Pre-Application Form to obtain a payment reference number (PRN) using the applicant’s correct name as stated in the birth certificate and other relevant documents.
  • Make the payment at any commercial bank in Nigeria using the payment reference number (PRN).
  • The Application Form fee, which includes online practice tests (excluding bank charges), is N25,000.00 (non-refundable).
  • Return to the applications site at applications.unilag.edu.ng.
  • Log in with the PRN as the username and the applicant’s surname in lowercase as the password.
  • Fill out the application form and print two copies for your records.
  • The examination pass will be available online one week before the examination date. Print a copy for yourself.
  • Practice questions will be accessible online one week before the examination date (log in with your application number as the username and the surname in lowercase as the password).

Note: Before completing the online application forms, please read the information regarding the subject combinations relevant to your desired course of study.

Key Dates and Examination Information

The application process opens on Monday, June 12, 2024 and closes on Friday, August 11, 2024. The entrance examination will occur on Saturday, August 19 2024, at the Distance Learning Institute (DLI) at the University of Lagos.

The mode of examination will be Computer-Based Testing (CBT) with multiple-choice questions.

The examination consists of four subjects: Mathematics and English Language (20 questions each) and three other relevant subjects chosen by the candidate (15 questions each), totalling 85 questions.

Candidates with Mathematics as one of their subject combinations must select Further Mathematics as one of the subjects in the entrance examination combination.

All questions must be answered within a one-hour time frame.

Results and merit admission will be on www.unilag.edu.ng. Please note that admission into undergraduate programmes is based on the approved capacity for each programme and does not always guarantee a seat in the preferred course of choice.

The University reserves the right to conduct or adopt other testing measures for courses with more successful candidates than the approved capacity.

The University of Lagos maintains a zero-tolerance policy for drug abuse, sexual harassment, cultism, cybercrime, examination misconduct, indecent dressing, and other anti-social behaviour.

For any further queries, please contact the Director, School of Foundation Studies, via phone at +2349093621958, +2348165378747 (office hours only, 8 am-6 pm) or via email at foundation@unilag.edu.ng.


This is an excellent opportunity for Candidates seeking to advance their career in any of the JUPEB courses in UNILAG.

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