Universities In Nigeria That Do Not Require JAMB Result

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Do you know that you can still get into the higher institution even without a JAMB result??? There are universities in Nigeria that do not require JAMB result and so if you had a bad JAMB result, there is still hope for you.

Also, many university aspirants often lose hope when they fail JAMB and end up staying at home for one full year because they do not know there are other ways to get into the university.

So, we let us look at those schools that don’t use JAMB.



1. National Open University of Nigeria

Firstly, the National Open University of Nigeria is a university that accept people without JAMB and also people of all age categories. The School has its campuses in major cities round the country. Also, applying to NOUN is very easy. All you need to do is make payment to their online portal and fill in information of your desired program and results and all other requested information. If you meet their O level requirements, you will be granted admission. You do not need JAMB

2. Universities with JUPEB

Secondly, this is another tertiary educational system that avoids JAMB. JUPEB makes it possible for people to get admission into the university through direct entry. This program is active in a number of formidable Nigerian Universities.

If you are successful in your JUPEB program, you will start your university education proper from 200 level. To register for JUPEB, you must have 5 credits in your O level. The JUPEB program lasts for only one year.

These are the institutions offering JUPEB program currently:

  • Federal University of Technology, Akure
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • University of Benin, Benin City
  • University of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abueokuta
  • University of Lagos, Akoka–Lagos
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • Delta State University
  • University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt
  • University of Uyo, Uyo

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3. Universities with Interim Joint Admission Matriculation Board (IJMB)

Also, this is another popular tertiary educational system that avoids JAMB. It usually runs for one to one and a half years.

Furthermore, universities with IJMB include:

  • Ekiti state university Ado–Ekiti
  • University of Agriculture Abeokuta Ogun State
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Abia State University Uturu, Abia state
  • University of Ilorin.

4. Foreign Universities

Foreign Universities also do not require JAMB to grant admission.  In addition, all you need is your WAEC or GCE and other external exams.

5. Private universities

Finally, Private Universities operate by their own rules and directives, so they do not require JAMB for admitting aspirants. If you do not want to write JAMB or you missed out on JAMB, a private University could be another option for you.  Moreover, all you need is your WAEC or NECO result and also a huge tuition fee.


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