University of Benin, UNIBEN Direct Entry Admission Screening Form for 2023/2024

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) announces its Direct Entry Admission Screening for the 2023/2024 academic session. Scheduled from 9th – 14th October 2023, the process is computer-based, and applicants must meet specific eligibility criteria. The application is available online through the UNIBEN WAEUP portal, and candidates are to follow detailed steps including uploading a specified photograph. The deadline is 22nd September 2023. Scroll down to read in details.

Are you planning to upscale your academic journey with a direct entry into one of Nigeria’s most prestigious universities? Your pathway to academic excellence just got clearer. Here’s everything you need to know about the University of Benin’s (UNIBEN) Direct Entry Admission Screening Exercise for the 2023/2024 Academic Session.

📅 Dates: Application: Until 22nd September 2023; Screening: 9th – 14th October 2023.
🏛 Venue: Designated centres within Ugbowo Campus, UNIBEN.
🎓 Mode: Computer Based Test (CBT); be seated 1 hour before scheduled time.
🎯 Eligibility: Applied via JAMB for 2023/2024 Direct Entry; Chose UNIBEN as 1st Choice; Achieved academic qualifications.
📧 Prerequisite: Valid e-mail account for application.
💻 Application: Via UNIBEN’s WAEUP portal: waeup.uniben.edu/applicants. Follow instructions provided.
📸 Photo Spec: 1×1 colour passport photo, red background in JPEG.
⚠ Deadline: 22nd September, 2023.

Overview of UNIBEN’s Direct Entry Admission Exercise

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has officially announced the commencement of its Direct Entry Admission Screening Exercise for the 2023/2024 academic year. The screening will occur from Monday, 9th October 2023 to Saturday, 14th October 2023, exclusively at designated centres within the Ugbowo Campus.

Note: The exercise will be conducted using the Computer Based Test (CBT) method. Candidates are required to be seated at least one hour before their scheduled time for the screening exercise.

Who is Eligible for UNIBEN Direct Entry Screening?

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have applied through JAMB for the 2023/2024 Direct Entry Admission.
  • University of Benin must be the candidate’s first choice institution.
  • Applicants must possess a minimum of five (5) credit passes at GCE O/L, SSCE, NECO, or their equivalent. The required subjects are:
    • English Language
    • Mathematics (where a credit pass in mathematics is compulsory for the course)
    • Three other relevant subjects, or four if excluding mathematics.

These qualifications must be attained in no more than two sittings.

Recommended Preparation

Candidates are advised to have a valid e-mail account prior to initiating the application process for effective communication and updates.

How to Apply for UNIBEN Direct Entry Screening

Application Process

  1. Get a Valid Email Account: Make sure you have a functional e-mail account.
  2. Website Navigation: Visit UNIBEN’s official website and navigate to the WAEUP Student Portal.
  3. Registration: Click on “Register for application” at the top left corner of the displayed page.
  4. Personal Information: Enter your surname and JAMB Registration Number exactly as they appear on the JAMB Registration slip. Your ID and Password will be displayed.
  5. Login: Access the WAEUP KOFA Student Portal and log in using your newly displayed username and password.
  6. Initiate Application: Click on ‘Application record’ and fill in all the required information.
  7. Upload Passport: A recent, clear “1×1” colour passport photograph with a red background in JPEG format is mandatory. Failure to adhere to this will result in disqualification.
  8. Payment: To pay for the application, click on “Add online payment ticket” at the page’s bottom, followed by “Pay Via Remita” at the top left corner. The gross application fee is N2,000:00, excluding any other charges.
  9. Confirmation: Preview and confirm all your details before final submission. Amendments won’t be possible after the deadline.
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What Next After Application?

Final Steps

  • Acknowledgement Slip: Go back online on the appointed date to print out the acknowledgement slip containing your screening schedule.
  • Screening Schedule: Candidates should return online on Monday, 2nd October 2023 to confirm their specific day, venue, and time for screening.

Items to Bring for Screening

  • Acknowledgement slip
  • Screening Invitation Slip containing the screening schedule

Application Deadline

Mark your calendars; the application website closes by midnight of Friday, 22nd September 2023. Late applications will not be accommodated.

Seize this opportunity to advance your educational career at one of Nigeria’s premier academic institutions. The clock is ticking, so act fast!


Note: Mobile phones and calculators are strictly not allowed during the screening exercise.

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