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Igbinedion University commences 2019/2020 Admission Exercises


All suitably and qualified candidates who made the Igbinedion University, Okada, their choice institution are hereby invited for applications for first year and direct entry (DE)  admissions into undergraduate programmes for the 2019/2020 academic session.

What courses are available at Igbinedion University?

All purpose driven and ambitious candidates who desire to actualize their creative genius, to become a National and Global Leader, to learn in a serene, secular, diverse and focused environment under the tutelage of some of the outstanding lecturers and mentors in Igbinedion university should commence with their applications.

All prospective candidates who have chosen to study in Igbinedion University, can apply into the following first degree programmes in the following colleges:


  • ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (Economics & Development Studies, English, Geography & Regional Planning, Mass Communication, Political Science & Public Administration, International Relations, Sociology & Anthropology, Theatre Arts)
  • SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES(Accounting, Banking & Finance, Business Administration)
  • GENERAL ABDULSALAMI ABUBAKAR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical/Electronics, Mechanical, Petroleum Engineering)
  • OBA OKUNADE SIJUWADE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES (Medicine & Surgery, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing Science)
  • COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES (Chemistry & Industrial Chemistry, Computer Science & Information Technology, Microbiology)

How do I know if I am eligible to study in Igbinedion University?

To be eligible for admission into the four-year disciplines and five or six-year professional programmes, candidates must possess a minimum of five credits at the GCE/WAEC, SSCE/NECO, or SSCE/NABTEB certificate examinations, which must include English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.

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In addition, candidates seeking admission into Law must possess at least a credit pass in Literature in English. Candidates awaiting GCE/NECO SSCE/WAEC SSCE/NABTEB results are also encouraged to apply provided the results would be available by September, when the new session commences.


Candidate may also seek admission into the 200 level of the degree programmes with the following qualifications:

  1. Passes in at least two subjects at the Advanced level and an additional subject at the subsidiary level in the General Certificate of Education Examination. The subjects must constitute a suitable preliminary to the intended courses.
  2. Diploma/NCE at credit level pass and above in the appropriate subjects from a recognized institution.
  3. IJMB in the appropriate subjects.
  4. First Degree in relevant discipline.
  5. In all these cases, candidates must also satisfy the requirements for matriculation viz: five credit passes at the GCE/WAEC SSCE/NECO SSCE/NABTEB Certificate examinations.

Candidate are required to show evidence of application to JAMB

Candidates who are above 22 years of age will not be deemed eligible for admission. Older candidates may be admitted under exceptional circumstances.

Is there need for UTME/JAMB exam?

Candidates applying for admission are required to have participated in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination  and obtained the prescribed cut-off marks. This is a statutory requirement for entry into Nigerian universities. Direct entry applicants are not excluded.

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I am a Transfer Students,  What do I do?

Students seeking transfer from another institution of higher degree of learning into Igbinedion University, Okada, will need to provide an official copy of Academic Transcript from the institution they are attending.

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Accommodation is provided for all STUDENTS at the Okada Wonderland Estate.

Fees and Finances

IUO charges moderate and affordable fees. For details on payment of fees and other financial regulations, please click here


In line with Igbinedion university’s foundation principles of providing unequalled opportunity for learning and promotion of knowledge, Igbinedion University Okada offers generous scholarships towards the development of scientific research and studies in the humanities in the following disciplines: Banking and Finance, Chemical Science, Microbiology, Sociology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, English, Geography & Regional Planning, Business Administration, Biochemistry, Physiology, and Anatomy. The scholarships are offered on merit and first-come-first served basis.

Post-UTME Screening Date and Centres

Upon completion of your admission form online, you will choose your preferred screening centre. Your screening date will also be provided on your acknowledgement slip upon completion of the admission process.


Candidates who chose Igbinedion University, Okada as their first and second choice JAMB (UMTE) should also attend the screening exercise.

After reading and understanding the admission criteria detailed above, you may now proceed to the main admission portal to apply.

Click here to apply

For more information, contact: Dean of Student Affairs : 08055163397, Admissions Officer : 07032924219, PRO : 08037937287 

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