Admission Requirements for the Four-Year full time Degree Programme (UME)
Candidates seeking admission into this programme should possess any of the following qualifications:
Atleast 5 O-level credit passes in WASC, SSCE/GCE, NECO SSCE, NABTECB or at least five merit passes in Teachers Grade II Certificate Examinations (TC II) or any of their recognized equivalent at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include English Language. Mathematics, Physics and two other Science subjects.
NOTE: The University Matriculation (UME) subjects are;
a. Use of English
d. Chemistry or Biology or Agricultural Science or Geography.
In addition to passing the University Matriculation Examination, candidates must also sit for and pass a Post-UME Screening Test to be conducted by the University.
Admission Requirements for the Three-Year full time Degree Programme (Direct Entry)
In addition to O-level requirements listed above, candidates who possess any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission.
(i) At least two Advanced level passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) or the Higher School Certificate (HSC) or any of their recognized equivalents at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include Mathematics and any other Science subject.
(ii) At least a credit a credit-level pass in the University of Benin Diploma in any of the following:
a. Data Processing
b. Science Laboratory Technology
c. Computer Engineering (DICE)
(iii) Diploma from recognized Universities with atleast an Upper Credit level pass in the areas listed in (ii) above
(iv) Ordinary National Diploma (OND) with atleast an Upper Credit level pass in Data Processing/Computer Science/Statistics, Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology
(v) Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least a Lower Credit level pass in Data Processing/Computer/Statistics, Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) in relevant subject areas from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology.
(vi) Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) with at least a credit level pass in Mathematics and any other Science subject from a recognized College of Education. In addition, candidates should have at least an overall Merit level pass.