Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into its Pre-Degree programme for the 2024/2025 Academic Session. 

The pre-degree programme is a one-year intensive foundation programme designed to prepare candidates to successfully sit for the UTME Exam and gain admission into the 100-level of the desired degree programme.


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 UTME Examination with the relevant subject combination for the desired degree programme.

The undergraduate programmes available for pre degree applicants are:


Faculty of Education

  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physics Education
  • Computer Science Education


Faculty of Engineering

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


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.

Commencement of Lectures: Monday 7th October, 2024


For Enquiries: 08033790877    08037100416

Email: [email protected]


Signed: Kenneth Sorandein

Ag. Registrar