How to Apply for Direct Entry Admission into Nigerian Universities

How to get direct entry admissiom or how to apply for Direct Entry admission into Nigerian Universities .Most prospective students still have no or limited information on how to apply for direct entry admission into Nigerian universities.  Candidates who get admission by direct entry start their studies from level 200 or 300 depending on school and entry qualifications.

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Important: Jamb Direct Entry Registration 2016/2017 is On Now

The process is simple and straightforward and I will guide you through it.

Eligibility

Before you apply for direct entry admission in any school, you have to posses the following qualifications;

  • Complete O’level result (WASSCE, NECO, GCE, NABTEB etc)
  • A’Level Qualification (IJMB, TG II, NCE, OND, RN, HND, Bachelor Degree, etc.)

How to Apply for Direct Entry Admission Application Process

Here is the direct entry application process. If you are interested in direct entry admission and you know that you are qualified, follow the steps below;

  • Buy JAMB Direct Entry Form (from JAMB office or participatory banks)
  • Visit any approved JAMB Registration Centre to register
  • Submit the print out with all academic credentials in an envelop to the nearest JAMB Offices
  • Now monitor when your school will call for any entrance examination. Most schools like ABU Zaria, UI do not conduct entrance examination. For these universities , you have to wait for the admission list.
  • Wait for the admission list from the school that you applied.

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  1. Pls I have an OND result (part time) and want to apply for Direct entry…. But was asked for jamb number…of which I didn’t have..but currently I wrote jamb.. Is it possible for me to use this present jamb number

    1. No, you cannot use the present jamb registration number. You will need to do jamb regularization on the former admission you had.

  2. Please admin, my S.S.C.E result is complete, but I have pass in my En lish Language. With this, can I apply for any course in your university ?

  3. I am an NCE holder in technical education. can I apply for direct into university like FOTO to do my bsc?

  4. I have a first degree (second class) in accounting and I am a chartered accountant (ACA). I also have credit pass in more than than five subjects in WASCE O’level including Mathematics and English Language but without Literature in English. Please which Nigerian Universities will accept these credentials for admission (direct entry) into a law degree? Remember I did not write Literature in English in my O’level exams.

  5. please when would uniben start their online registration for direct entry students,please I need a swift response

  6. PLSSSS I APPLIED FOR UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE MAKURDI ……. AND I GRADUATED WITH 2.80 …. MY FRIENDS SKULIN DERE SAID DEY ACCEPT LOWER …. BUT IN THERE SITR IS UPPER CREDIT HOPE IS NOT GOING TO AFFECT ME

  7. Please i’ want to know whether these new Federal University are started Admitted in to Direct Entry .

  8. Pls admin I used other diploma 2 apply for DE Bcoz my skul stopped doin d regularisation is it goin to affect me?urgently pls. Secondly,if u chose second choice as a different skul can some1 still go for their screening exercise? Tnx.

  9. Pls i want to know the Uniuyo C.G.P in Accounting, business Ad, Banking and Finance and other related courses, if someone from polytecnic should purchase the Direct Entry Form.

  10. I purchased a DE form and registered two university. But am thinking of purchasing another form so that I can register more two schools, making it a total of 4 schools. Pls is it advisable?

  11. pls I have did ijmb this year 2016 and they did not release like six result among us including my own and I have obtain the a level napteb that we commence by September the result we out by November or December so I want to use it for this year admission what can I do which school can I pick please I need ur replied

  12. Can i apply for DE form bcos I don’t have jamb registration number bcos i was admitted through part time program and the school i intended to go now asking for my jamb registration number… What do i do pls

  13. hi,my school ave not release my nd2 second semester exam…..it will be release by
    august…..can I still obtain d direct entry form…..thanks

  14. i had literature in ssce by two sitting,and i went to study theatre art.can dat be possible?

  15. Pls help me out, am a student of the polytechnic Ibadan and l graduate with Lower Credit I.e CGPA of 3.2, and I what to apply for direct entry. How should it be possible? Pls enlight me for solution. Thanks

  16. pls admin ….I want to buy the d.e form .I have five credits including maths and English with upper credit in my OND result.I want to apply in Abu Zaria how do I go about it

  17. hello sir,i have diploma in computer and nce technical education,so i want to know if i can register two direct entry at dsame year in two different schools.pls am waiting for ur response.

  18. I have my Nce result and certificate but i do i still go about seeking a DE into a universities on part time bases.

    1. Hello Sirvik, you are not allowed to register for two schools. You will be disqualified if you try it. Success!

  19. pls, what are the chances for Partime students that has ND without Jamb registration number that wants to purchase the DE form. Bcos some Institutions require that u have Jamb registration number before you can apply for such Instituions. Thanks

  20. I HAVE FIRST DEGREE FROM SOCIOLOGY BUT I WANT TO APPLY FOR DIRECT ENTRY TO STUDY FINE AND APPLIED ART BUT I DON,T HAVE JAMB REGISTRATION NUMBER BECAUSE I GRADUATED FROM WEEKEND DEGREE PROGRAM SO CAN I APPLY FOR DIRECT ENTRY WITHOUT JAMB. REGISTRATION NUMBER?

    1. Yes, you can apply with your school registration number or ask your school to contact JAMB for regularization if your school is accredited by JAMB.

  21. pls, what happens to a DE form that had two universities chosen, would those skools equally receive DAT application, and how would one know. waiting for ur helpful reply.

    1. Hello Vivian, if you register two DE form, you will be automatically disqualified. Please don’t do it. Success!

  22. Plz I want to apply for direct Entry in Futo, Chemical Engineering……I am qualified as you stated for O level and A level. My question is will I still buy D.E form in futo again after buying the one from Jamb

  23. Pls I forgt to submit my credential to jamb office but they are still with me and I applied to bayero university for direct entry

  24. Hi, I wrote eksu’s post utme as a d.e. student and passed. pls wen do I need to go and get transcript from my former school.

  25. Can i read mathematics education using direct entry without having chemistry in my O’level result?

  26. can someone pick a course of one’s choice or it should be of the one that the person did for ond for instance

  27. pls admin, do you have past Question and answer for DE uniuyo? i heard the conduct entrance examination. will b waiting 4 ur swift response tnx

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