EBSU Proposed UTME Admission Guidelines for 2018/2019 Session

EBSU Proposed UTME Admission Guidelines for 2018/2019 Session

Ebonyi State University, EBSU Proposed Admission Guidelines for 2018/2019 Admission Exercise for all Prospective Candidates.

General Provisions:

  1. The following general guidelines have been approved and shall apply accordingly in the 2018/2019 admission exercise.
  2. The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved that 2018/2019 admission exercise calendar shall commence from 2nd July and end on 17th December, 2018.
  3. That EBSU will not write Post UTME Examination in 2018/2019 admission exercise.
  4. Credit passes in O/Level Mathematics and English Language respectively shall continue to be part of the mandatory general entry requirements for the 2018/2019 admission/registration into all EBSU regular undergraduate programmes.
  5. Admission/Registration of candidates into undergraduate programmes of Faculty of Law, Medicine/Anatomy/Physiology shall continue to be based on possession of all relevant O/level entry requirements at one sitting.
  6. There shall be no consideration for admission/registration of all candidates including Pre-Degree graduates into undergraduate programmes without evidence of:

(i).    Minimum UTME (JAMB) result/score of (170). (This  simply means that Pre-Degree graduates without the minimum score of 170 will not be considered for admission.
  1. Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has approved that the following documents (issued by JAMB) must be presented by each candidate offered provisional admission before registration.
  2. Original Result Slip
  3. JAMB Admission Letter
  4. The NUC approved carrying capacity for EBSU is 5,117.
  5. There shall be no recommendation/admission of candidates into undergraduate programmes on Awaiting Result basis. For avoidance of doubt, no candidate who fails to present ready qualifying statement of result or certificate as evidence of fulfilment of prescribed entry requirements for admission through UTME or Direct Entry (DE) shall be recommended/selected, admitted or registered provisionally.
  6. No candidate with an average score of less than each of the faculty cut-off       scores as in the (3) below shall be considered for admission.
  7. Direct Entry admission shall continue to take 10% of EBSU total quota.
  8. Direct Entry candidates whose 0’level results are not screened online may not be considered for admission.
  9. A minimum of OND/OD upper credit shall continue to form basic criteria for      Direct Entry admission into all EBSU programmes.
  10. No Pre- Degree/other candidates who did not chose EBSU as first choice shall be considered for admission.

  1. Conference Admission:

The Selection of  candidates for admission/registration into undergraduate programmes shall continue to be by modified Conference arrangement whereby, Departments/Faculties lists are to be mandatorily presented with
each Department/Faculty Admission Committee Minutes (with dully signed Attendance List of members.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ebonyi State University general cut-off point is 170 (One hundred and seventy) All Programmes cut-off points has been published here >>> EBSU Post-UTME Admission Departmental Cut Off Marks - 2018/2019

  1.  Procedure for Selection of Candidates for Merit Admission


The first choice admission are to be guided by JAMB approved admission criteria as follows:
  1. Merit: Here about 40 (forty) percent of each programme shall be selected as general merit (R/M)

  1. Locality/Catchment (R/L): Also in this category, 40% of the quota of each programme shall be selected and Spread among 13 Federal recognized Local Government Areas of Ebonyi State.

ELDS:  Educationally less developed states shall be discretionally applied if constraints of the 2018/2019 NUC quota and prevailing imperative within EBSU as a State University permits. Meanwhile, be reminded that the states

recognized to be educationally less developed include:

Adamawa, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Ebonyi, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa,Niger, Plateu, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe and Zamfara.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  1. JAMB approved UTME subject combinations for different courses in the brochure shall continue to be a yardstick for all admission selection.

  1. Physically Challenged candidates with acceptable minimum UTME (JAMB) score are to be given preferential treatment.

  1. Admission Quota Criteria By Percentage: Subject to the prevailing situation, admission of candidates based on the 5,117 NUC approved quota for EBSU in 2018/2019 admission session shall be guided by the following criteria:

  1. Merit/Locality                 –  80% (2,046.8 slots) subdivided into:

  1. General Merit          –  40%     (1,842)

  1. Catchment/Locality  –  40%  (1,842 slots

iii.  Direct Entry Cadidates   –   10%  (512 slots)

  1. Pre-Degree                   –      5% (256 slots)

  1. Admission Quota Distribution to Programmes

The 5,117 NUC approved quota allocated to EBSU for 2018/2019 session shall be distributed to faculties and departments as shown on the table below:

DISTRIBUTION OF ADMISSIONS QUOTA TO VARIOUS PROGRAMMES

S/N FACULTY DEPARTMENT/COURSE DEPT. ACTUAL FACULTY
ACTUAL
1




FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE (FARM)
1. AGRIC. ECONS, MGT. &EXT.
2. FOOD SCIENCE & TECH.
3. CROP & LANDSCAPE MGT.
4. SOIL & ENVIRONMENT MGT.

5. ANIMAL SCIENCE
OPTIONS:
a. Animal Science
b. FISHERY AND AQUACULTURE
160
180
85
100



50
50
      625




2 FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (FMS) 1.PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
2.BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
3. MARKETING
4 BANKING AND FINANCE
5.ACCOUNTANCY
161
100
100
110
110
 

      581
3 FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES (FSSH) 1.  ECONOMICS
2.  POLITICAL SCIENCE
3.  HIST. & INT’L RELATIONS
4.  SOC. & ANTHROPOLOGY
5.  MASS COMMUNICATION
6.  LANG.  AND LINGUISTICS
7.  ENGLISH LANG. & LIT.
8.  IGBO LINGUISTICS
9.  PHILOSOPHY
10. RELIGIOUS STUDIES
11.FRENCH
12.  PSYCHOLOGY
13. LINGUISTICS
170
200
180
170
250
70
200
40
30
55
40
127
70
 

    1547
4 FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
(FBMS)

1.   MEDICINE AND SURGERY
2.   ANATOMY
3.   PHYSIOLOGY

110
70
 
     180
5 FACULTY OF LAW (FLAW)
1.   CIVIL LAW
 
160
 
   160
6 FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES &TECHNOLOGY (FHST)
1. MEDICAL LABORATORY SC.
2.  NURSING SCIENCE

99
60
 
  159
7 FACULTY OF SCIENCES  (FS) 1. APPLIED BIOLOGY
2. APP. MICROBIOLOGY
3. BIOTECHNOLOGY
4. BIOCHEMISTRY
5. GEOLOGY & EXPL.
6. COMPUTER SCIENCE
7. IND. CHEMISTRY
8. INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS
9. IND.  MATHEMATICS



270

250
100
50
50
 

    720
8
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
(FEDU)
1.  ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION Options:
a.   ECONOPMICS EDU.
b.  SOCIAL STUDIES EDU.
c.   ENGLISH EDUCATION
d.   RELIGION EDU.
e.   IGBO EDUCATION

2.  BUSINESS        EDUCATION
Options:
a.  ACCOUNTANCY EDU.
b.   SECRETARIAL EDU.

3.   EDUCATIONAL        FOUNDATION
Options:
a.   ADMIN. & PLANNING
b.   GUIDANCE & COUNSELING
4.   SCIENCE  EDUCATION
Options:

a.  CHEMISTRY EDU.
b.  COM PUTER EDU.
c.  BIOLOGY EDUCATION
d.  MATHEMATICS EDU.
e.   INTEGRATED SC EDU.
5. HUMAN KINETICS AND HEALTH EDUCATION
Options:
a. HUMAN KINETICS  EDU
b.   HEALTH EDUCATION


6.   TECHNOLOGY AND       VOCATIONAL                       EDUCATION
Options:
a .ELECT/ELECT. TECH. EDU
b.  MECH. TECH.  EDU.
c.  BUILDING TECH. EDU.
d.  WOODWORK TECH.  EDU.
e.  AGRIC.  EDUCATION
f.  HOME ECONS.EDU.






110
50
100
30
30



40
40



100
40




40
110
100
40
25


45
40





40
50
40
45
45
30










 















     1145

  1. Supplementary Admission

EBSU First choice candidates who fail to get admission through merit shall be given a chance in supplementary admission provided they possess the basic entry requirements in the different areas they applied.

Note:   There will be no Supplementary Admission in the following areas:
(i)   Law
(ii)  Medicine and Surgery
(iii)  Medical Laboratory Science
(iv)  Nursing Science

  1. Admission Through Pre-Degree (PDS)

Admission through Pre-Degree School (PDS) shall continue to be given adequate preference in such a manner that 5% of approved quota will be given to Pre-Degree School in supplementary admission.

  1. Direct Entry Admission


The possession of basic O/Level entry requirements in their respective areas of discipline shall continue to be used as condition for Direct entry admission for 2018/2019 session. This is without prejudice to Direct Entry candidates in Law where single O/Level sitting entry shall be waved for those with good qualifying Direct Entry result certificates.

Note that suitable EBSU Diploma results shall continue to be considered for Direct Entry admission just like others from Polytechnics and Monotechnics. However, this is not applicable to Diploma from other university.

  1. Admission Ratio:

  1. Council approved admission ratio of 80: 20 between Ebonyi catchment LGAs versus candidates from other local government Areas/States respectively shall continue to apply as much as practicable.

  1. The admission ratio of 60: 40 in favour of Sciences and Arts based courses shall also continue to apply

  1. Concessional Admission


There shall be no concessional admission in 2018/2019 admission.

  1. Admission of Staff Biological Children/On Staff Interest


There shall be provision for consideration of admission of staff biological children.  Members of staff are advised to formally indicate such requests through collection/filling of the appropriate forms from Admissions Department. Completed forms should be signed by staff Head of Department and submitted to Admissions Department. Concerned members of staff are to be reminded that only forms for genuine biological children will be processed.

  1. Screening of Candidates


Candidates shall be intensively screened to ensure that all the documents presented for admission including O/Level, PDS result slip, Declaration of Nationality UTME result are genuine. All admitted candidates as approved by JAMB in their Forum with Higher Institutions must present:
  1. Original Result Slip and JAMB Admission Letter before registration.

  1. Closure of 2018/2019 Admission Exercise


The deadline for 2018/2019 admission exercise as approved by JAMB is 17th December, 2018. All involved in admission process should strive to keep to the approved schedules to ensure that the university conclude admission within the  stipulated period to avoid any possible sanction by JAMB.

Mrs.  Nwokwu Bibian N.

Registrar
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