Sunday, 19 June 2016

UNIUYO Basic Studies (JUPEB) Programme Admission 2016/2017 Announced

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into a non-residential, one-year Basic Studies programme of the University of Uyo for the 2016/2017 academic year.

The Basic Studies programme is designed to prepare students for the examinations conducted by the Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB). Holders of the JUPEB certificate would subsequently be admitted into the 200 level of the degree offered by the University of Uyo through Direct Entry JAMB in the courses listed below:

A. Faculty of Agriculture
(i) Agric. Econs & Extension
(ii) Animal Science
(iii) Crop Science
(iv) Fisheries & Aquatic Environmental Management
(v) Forestry & Wildlife
(vi) Food Science & Tech.
(vii) Human Ecology, Nutrition and Dietetics
(viii) Soil Science & Land Resources Management

B. Faculty of Arts
(i) Communication Arts
(ii) English
(iii) Foreign Language (French)
(iv) History & International Studies
(v) Religious and Cultural Studies
(vi) Theatre Arts

C. Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
(i) Anatomy
(ii) Biochemistry
(iii) Physiology

D. Faculty of Business Administration
(i) Accounting
(ii) Banking and Finance
(iii) Business Management
(iv) Insurance
(v) Marketing

E. Faculty of Clinical Sciences
(i) Medicine and Surgery

F. Faculty of Education
(i) Agricultural Science Education
(ii) Business Education/Accounting
(iii) Biology Education
(iv) Chemistry Education
(v) Computer Science Education
(vi) Economics Education
(vii) English Education
(viii) French Education
(ix) Fine Arts Education
(x) Guidance & Counselling
(xi) Geography Education
(xii) Home Economics Education
(xiii) Health Education
(xiv) Integrated Science Education
(xv) Library and Information Science
(xvi) Mathematics Education
(xvii) Pre-Primary/Primary Education
(xviii) Physics Education
(xix) Physical Education
(xx) Religious Studies Education
(xxi) Social Studies Education
(xxii) Technical Education
(xxiii) Vocational Education

G. Faculty of Engineering
(i) Agricultural Engineering
(ii) Chemical Engineering
(iii) Civil Engineering
(iv) Computer Engineering
(v) Electrical/Electronics Engineering
(vi) Food Engineering
(vii) Mechanical Engineering
(viii) Petroleum Engineering

H. Faculty of Environmental Studies
(i) Architecture
(ii) Building Technology
(iii) Geoinformatics & Surveying
(vi) Quantity Surveying
(vii) Urban & Regional Planning
(viii) Estate Management

I. Faculty of Law

J. Faculty of Pharmacy

K. Faculty of Science
(i) Animal Science and Environmental Biology
(ii) Botany & Ecological Studies
(iii) Chemistry
(iv) Computer Science
(v) Mathematics
(vi) Microbiology
(vii) Physics
(viii) Statistics
(ix) Fine Arts Education
(x) Guidance & Counselling

L. Faculty of Social Sciences
(i) Economics
(ii) Geography & Natural Resources Management
(iii) Political Science/Public Administration
(v) Psychology
(iv) Sociology /Anthropology


Candidates are required to have a minimum of five (5) credits including English Language and any four (4) other subjects relevant to their course of study obtained at not more than two (2) sittings at the SSCE/WASCE, GCE O/L/NECO and NABTECH. Admission into the programme is usually through a University screening test. At the end of the programme, successful candidates of the JUPEB examination will be admitted into 200 level in various degree courses in the University of Uyo provided they satisfy the admission criteria for such courses.
NOTE: JAMB Score is not required for admission into this programme. Candidates who took the 2016 JAMB can also apply as there will be no supplementary application for this programme.


(i) Interested candidates should pay a non-refundable sum of N500.00 (five hundred naira) and in addition pay the sum of N15,000.00 (fifteen thousand naira) only, as administrative charges at the UNIUYO Microfinance Bank Ltd, Town campus and obtain a PIN Transaction Receipt which should contain a PIN code.
Note: The same PIN Code will be used to access the result of the Screening Test from the internet. Candidates must provide their names to the Bank during payment.
With the PIN Code, candidates should access and complete the University of Uyo 2016 Basic Studies Screening Exercise Form online at
From the E-portal solutions navigation menu applying the following steps:
- Click the 2016 Basic Studies e-portal link.
- From the quick links/Account login menu bar.
- Select Pre-Degree Account login link.
- Login with your PIN Code.
- Fill the 2016 Basic Studies form and upload a recent passport size photograph (scanned), with red background. Webcam photograph will not be accepted.
- Submit the online application form and print out a copy of the examination schedule slip.
Note: (i) The same passport photograph used for the online registration will be used during the Screening Exercise and for registration after the offer of admission.
(ii) No complaint of wrong Bio-Data or blank photograph will be entertained after submission.
(iii) Candidates who up-load wrong bio-data will automatically be disqualified. Candidates are required to come for the Screening Exercise with the following items:
(i) One (1) copy of the University of Uyo 2016 ON-LINE registration form dully completed with the passport-size photograph printed in colour.
Note: Only colour printout will be accepted.
(ii) Two (2) recent passport-size photographs on red background (same photograph as the one used for the on-line registration) with the name and signature of the candidate on the reverse side of the photographs. These should be packaged in quartosize envelope and labeled with the candidate’s name and the department.
(iii) HB pencil, eraser and sharpener.
No GSM handsets, calculators, four-figure tables or any other extraneous materials should be brought into the screening halls.

Closing Date for registration: Friday, July 29, 2016.

Date for screening exercise: Thursday, August 04, 2016 Venue for the screening exercise: Ime Sampson Umana Campus of the University of Uyo, Ediene Abak, Abak LGA Time: 8.00 am



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