UNICAL JUPEB Courses, School Fees and Eligibility for 2023/2024

UNICAL JUPEB Courses, School Fees and Eligibility 2023
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UNICAL JUPEB Courses, School Fees and Eligibility for 2023/2024

Are you a student that is interested in obtaining a foundational degree program for admission into the University of Calabar? Then you will need to learn about the UNICAL JUPEB courses, school fees and eligibility for 2023/2024 session.


We are delighted to inform you that the registration process for the 2023/2024 academic session of UNICAL-JUPEB has commenced under the supervision of the management.


The University of Calabar Joint University Preliminary Examination Board (UNICAL-JUPEB) is an A’level programme that prepares students for successful academic career.

JUPEB also offers admission into 200 level degree programmes in any faculty at the Universities in Nigeria.

The Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB) is a national Examination body approved on December 30th, 2013 by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

A conglomerate or assemblage of ten (10) partnering Nigerian Universities and JAMB formally established it in April 2014.

It is governed by a governing Board chaired by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos.

The University of Calabar became an affiliate member of JUPEB in 2017. The programme has provided an alternative platform for students to gain admission directly into 200 level in various departments and faculties in the University of Calabar.

The governing body of the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) approves all courses.

The board examines candidates in 19 basic subjects, which are basic requirements for an undergraduate degree programme at the 200 level in any of the affiliate and partner universities in Nigeria.

The 19 available subjects for examination are structure into three categories;

  1. Arts/Humanities
  2. Social/Management Sciences
  3. Science


Note that

  • JUPEB certificate is accepted in over 95% of the universities in Nigeria for direct entry (DE) admission into 200 level.
  • JUPEB candidates do not need to write UTME before gaining admission.
  • JUPEB certificate does not expire.
  • The nine months of studying for this programmes equates the period of time spent in 100 level of any university which simply means you don’t have to waste time applying for 100 level admission.
  • The fees must not be paid once, part of it is be paid during the first semester while you pay the rest later on during the second semester.

UNICAL JUPEB Courses, School Fees and Eligibility 2023


The programme lasts for nine (9) months and is divided into two semesters. During this period, students are exposed to intensive lectures from Mondays to Friday every week and a weekly C.A. test on Fridays.’

All our centres highly equipped laboratories avail the students the opportunity of undertaking all the practical required for the programme.


UNICAL JUPEB Eligibility

Eligible candidates must possess a minimum of 5 Credits at a maximum of two sittings in at least 5 subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) relevant to the candidate’s desired course of study in the University.

Applicants are to register for a combination of 3 subjects according to their proposed course of study in the University.


Basic Requirements For UNICAL JUPEB Admission

  • O’Level Result (Maximum of 2 sittings)
  • Four (4 Passport Photographs )
  • Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of State of origin (Optional)


UNICAL JUPEB Cutoff Points For Various Courses and Departments

Faculty of Agriculture

Agric Economics – 8 points

Agric Extension-7 points

Animal Science –7 points

Crop Science – 7 points

Soil Science –7 points

Home  Science – 7 points

Nutrition And Dietectics – 7 points


Faculty of Arts

Archaeology  & Tourism – 7 points

English  And Literary Studies – 7 points

Fine And Applied Arts – 7 points

Foreign Languages – 7 points

History And International Studies – 7 points

Linguistics And Nigerian Languages – 7 points

Mass Communication – 9 points

Music – 7 points

Theatre and Film Studies/ Theatre Arts – 7 points

Combined Arts – 7 points

Other Courses From this Faculty – 7 Points

Faculty of Biological Sciences

Biochemistry – 8 points

Botany – 7 points

Combined Biological Sciences – 7 points

Microbiology – 7 points

Zoology – 7 points

Other Courses from this Faculty – 7 Points


Faculty Of Business Administration 

Accoutancy – 7 points

Banking and Finance – 8 points

Marketing – 8 points

Business Management – 8 points

Other Management Courses – 7 points


Faculty of Dentistry 

Dentistry – 11 points

Faculty Of Education

Adult Education – 7 points

Education Art – 7 points

Education Chemistry – 7 points

Education Social Sciences – 8 points

Agric Education – 7 points

Business Education – 7 points

Guidance and Counselling – 7 points

Health Education – 7 points

Home Economics Education – 7 points

Industrial Technical Education – 7 points

Library and Information Science – 7 points

Science Education – 7 points

Other Courses in Education – 7 points


Faculty of Engineering 

Agric and Bioresources Engineering – 8 points

Civil Engineering – 8 points

Electrical Engineering – 8 points

Electronics Engineering – 8 points

Mechanical Engineering – 8 points


Faculty of Environmental Sciences 

Architecture – 8 points

Estate Management – 7 points

Geo-Informatics & Survey – 8 points

Urban and Regional Planning – 7 points


Faculty of Health Science & Technology

Radiography – 10 points

Medical Rehabilitation – 11 points

Nursing – 13 points


Faculty of Law 

Law  – 11 points

Other Arts Courses – 7 points


Faculty of Medical  Sciences 

Medicine – 13 points

Related Medical Courses ( MLS, others) – 12 points

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Pharmacy – 13 points


Faculty of Physical Sciences

Computer Science – 8 points

Geology – 8 points

Mathematics – 7 points

Physics and Astronomy – 7 points

Pure and Applied Chemistry – 7 points

Statistics – 8 points

Computer/Statistics – 8 points


Faculty of Social Sciences

Economics – 8 points

Geography – 6 points

Philosophy – 7 points

Political Science – 8 points

Psychology – 7 points

Public Administration – 8 points

Religion – 7 points

Social Works – 7 points

Sociology/Anthropology – 8 points


Faculty Of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medicine – 8 points


UNICAL JUPEB School Fees For Sciences

Tuition – N130,000

Facility management – N10,000

Medical – N5,000

Sundry charges – N8,000

Library – N2,000

Examination fees – N35,000

JUPEB Syllabus – N2,000

Biometric ID Card – N2,000

Mock JUPEB – N6,000

TOTAL  – N200,000


UNICAL JUPEB Fees For Arts/Social Sciences

Tuition – N130,000

Facility management – N10,000

Medical – N5,000

Sundry charges – N8,000

Library – N2,000

Examination fees – N30,000

JUPEB Syllabus – N2,000

Biometric ID Card – N6,000

TOTAL – N195,000

Note that you’re to pay

Acceptance fee N10,000

Exam Docket N2,000.


UNICAL JUPEB Registration 

If you are interested, you can obtain a registration form from the university’s program website or click here and make a payment for a fee of N15,500.

There you have it. We hope that we have given you enough information to make decisions on UNICAL JUPEB Courses, School Fees, and Eligibility for 2023.


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