Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into its Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) programme for the 2024/2025 Academic Session. 

The JUPEB programme is a one-year intensive foundation programme designed to prepare candidates for an opportunity to obtain a certificate that enables JAMB Direct Entry admission into the 200-level of the desired degree programme at the Federal University Otuoke or any other JUPEB affiliated university in Nigeria and abroad.


Admission Requirements

Applicants into the JUPEB (Foundation) programme are required to possess credit passes in O’ Level subjects in WAEC, NECO or NABTEB in at least five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at not more than two sittings. Successful applicants must enrol and sit for the 2025 JUBEP Examination with the relevant A/L subject combination for the desired degree programme.

The undergraduate programmes available for JUPEB applicants are:


Faculty of Education

  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physics Education
  • Computer Science Education
  • History Education
  • Economics Education
  • English Language Education
  • Business Education
  • Library and Information Science


Faculty of Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Petroleum and Gas Engineering


Faculty of Humanities

  • English and Communications Studies
  • History and International Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Journalism and Media Studies
  • Theatre and Film Studies


Faculty of Management Sciences

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Procurement Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management


Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Criminology and Security Studies
  • Economics and Development Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Social Work
  • Public Administration


Faculty of Basic Medical Science

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology


Faculty of Medical Laboratory Science

  • Medical Laboratory Science


Faculty of Nursing Science

  • Nursing Science


Faculty of Science

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science and Informatics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Environmental Management and Toxicology
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Statistics


Method of Application

Candidates are to make a Non-refundable payment of Ten Thousand Naira (₦10,000.00) only. Visit Applications at for the online application.


Documents Required for the Online Application

Applicants are to upload:

  1. Passport photograph (in JPG format)
  2. Scanned copy of WAEC/NECO/NABTEB O’ level result(s)
  3. Scanned copy of LGA identification letter (in PDF format)
  4. Scanned copy of Birth Certificate or Age Declaration (in PDF format)


On completion of the Online process, applicants are to come with a copy of the application acknowledgement printout and copies of all the uploaded documents to the School of Basic Studies complex, West Campus, Federal University Otuoke, for screening and registration.


Closing date for Online Application is Monday 30th September 2024.


For Enquiries: 08037100416

Email: [email protected]


Signed: Kenneth Sorandein

Ag. Registrar