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Important information about JUPEB for prospective candidates

The Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is a national examinations body approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria in December 2013. It was formally established in April 2014 by a consortium of ten (10) partnering universities led by the University of Lagos.

The board has the responsibility of conducting common and standard examinations for the candidates, who have been exposed to a minimum of one-year approved courses in the different Universities’ Foundation and/or Diploma Programmes and are seeking Direct Entry admissions into University courses at the 200 Level in Nigerian and partnering foreign universities.

JUPEB currently offers examinations in the following nineteen (19) subjects as detailed in its syllabuses.

Arts & Humanities

(i)  Christian Religious Studies
(ii)  French
(iii)  History
(iv)  Igbo
(v)  Islamic Religious Studies
(vi)  Literature-in-English
(vii)  Music
(viii)  Visual Arts
(ix)  Yoruba

Management & Social Sciences

(i)  Accounting
(ii)  Business Studies
(iii)  Economics
(iv)  Geograpghy
(v)  Government

Sciences

(i)  Agricultural Science
(ii)  Biology
(iii)  Chemistry
(iv)  Mathematics
(v)  Physics

The first of such examinations was conducted in August 2014 and successful candidates were admitted into the 200 Level by JAMB, based on recommendations from the universities. With effect from 2015, JUPEB Examinations will hold in June annually.

 

JUPEB Partners Universities

Partners Universities are members of the consortium of old Federal Universities that contributed to the establishment of the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) after approval of the project by the Federal Ministry of Education.

The following universities are partners:

  1.  Federal University of Agriculture, Abueokuta
  2.  Federal University of Technology, Akure
  3. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  4. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
  5. University of Benin, Benin City
  6. University of Ilorin, Ilorin
  7. University of Lagos, Akoka – Lagos
  8. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  9. University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt
  10. University of Uyo, Uyo

 

JUPEB Affiliated Universities

Apart from partnering universities, other universities in Nigeria are free to aaffiliate with JUPEB in order to present candidates for its examinations. Current affiliates include:

  •  Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State
  • Adeleke University, Ede. Osun State
  • Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo State
  • Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State
  • Babcock University, Inishan – Remo, Ogun State
  • Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State
  • Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State
  • Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State
  • Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Ogun State
  • Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State
  • Crawford University, Igbesa
  • Crescent University, Abeokuta
  • Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Enugu State
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State
  • Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State
  • Godfery Okoye University, Enugu State
  • Hezekiah University, Umudi, Imo State
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State
  • Kwararafa University, Wukari, Taraba State
  • Lagos State University, Ojo,Lagos,Lagos State
  • Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State
  • Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba, Ogun State
  • Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State
  • Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State
  • Paul University, Akwa
  • Redeemers University, Ede, Osun State
  • Salem University, Lokoja, Kogi State
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State
  • Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode
  • University of Mkar, Mkar, Benue State
  • Wellspring University, Irhirhi, Benin City.

JUPEB has uploaded some past questions on their website. Candidates interested can click here to download

Jupeb website: jupeb.edu.ng

Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.

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