News reaching us at www.StudentsForumNG.com state that The University of Benin hereby invites all candidates who applied for admission into the University as first choice in the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) to visit the University of Benin Website: https://uniben.waeup.org/applicants for details of the procedure for the Pre-Admission Screening Exercise.Registration for Pre-Admission Screening will commence on Friday 2nd September 2016 and will close at 12.00 midnight on Sunday 11th September 2016.
Candidate must fulfill the following criteria:-
Scored a minimum of 200 marks in the 2016 UTME for all courses except those for which higher benchmarks have been specified in the University Website. Click hereto see the required cut-off marks for various courses-Obtained at least five (5) credit passes at GCE O/L, SSCE, NECO, or their equivalent. The subjects must include English Language, and Mathematics (for courses for which a credit in mathematics is required) as well as three other relevant subjects at not more than two sittings, except for the MB.BS degree for which only one sitting is required. (four if excluding mathematics)
Eligible candidates should click on Register For Application to proceed if you are applying for the first time or else login with your application id and password to continue if this is not your first visit.
UNIBEN is aware that several candidates had earlier registered for the previously scheduled Computer Based Admission Screening Exercise which was subsequently cancelled by the Federal Government. For such candidates, they would not need to make any further payment in order to register for this Pre-Admission Screening exercise.They are simply to login with their credentials and provide their WAEC /NECO/ Other equivalent examination results. For those candidates who are registering for the first time, the University will charge a fee of #2,500.00 (Two Thousand Five Hundred Naira) only for this screening exercise.
METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR NEW APPLICATIONS
The procedure for the 2016/2017 Admission Screening application for first time applicants is as follows:
Candidates are advised to have a valid e-mail account before starting the application process.-Visit www.uniben.eduClick on Student Portal-Click on UNIBEN ADMISSION SCREENING 2016/2017-Click on Register for application at the top left of the displayed page to proceed.-
Enter your Surname Exactly as written on the JAMB Registration slip, and JAMB Registration number. Immediately, your ID and Password will be displayed on the browser-Back On uniben.waeup.org click on ‘Login’ (top right of the front page).-Enter your username and the password to login.-
To start the application process, please click on ‘Application record’ and provide all required information and upload your passport photograph.-Upload a Recent and clear 1” x 1” COLOURED passport photograph with red background in JPEG format only.
NOTE that the photograph uploaded will be the only valid ID for all admitted candidates throughout their stay in the University of Benin. FAILURE TO UPLOAD THE SPECIFIED PASSPORT PHOTOGRAPH WILL LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION and failure/forfeitures of admission.-
To pay for the Application, click on “Add online payment ticket” at the bottom of the page, then click on “College Pay” on the top left corner of the page, follow the instruction to pay the application fee of N 2,500:00; excluding Interswitch and PortalServices charges with an ATM-Enabled Verve or Master Card from any Commercial Bank-Print out an acknowledgement slip that contains the screening schedule.Candidates should go back on-line from 12th September, 2016 to check for the Day, Venue and Time for the face – to – face Screening Exercise
Candidate are to come to their screening centres with the following:
Acknowledgement slip/ Screening Invitation Slip that contains the screening schedule.
Application deadline is September 11th, 2016.
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