List Of Nigerian Universities And Polytechnics that accept second choice

I have seen a lot of questions where intending students want to know the Nigerian universities and Polytechnics that accept second choice. And this is the major reason why I wrote this article to provide the solution to the questions.

Some of the questions are

List of state universities that accept second choice in Nigeria?

Does OOU accept second choice?

Does UNIBEN accept second choice?

Does DELSU accept second choice?

Does LASU accept second choice?

Does UNIOSUN accept second choice?

Does FUTO accept second choice?

List of polytechnics that accept second choice?


List of Universities that accept second choice

  • Taraba State University
  • Abia State University
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna
  • University of Port Harcourt
  • University of Maiduguri
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University

I will answer the questions above based on the past admission requirements of the Universities in Nigeria. However, admission requirements change in every academic session, so it is important you keep up to date with the University or Polytechnic of your choice.

Read: Cut off mark for Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria

Olabisi Onabanjo University

OOU is a state university and their Post UTME condition is that candidates who chose OOU as first or second choice in Jamb and had met the JAMB cut off mark can apply. This implies that OOU accept second choice for admission if you meet other requirements.

University of Benin

UNIBEN is a federal university and they only consider candidates who chose University of Benin as First Choice and had met the JAMB cut off mark are eligible for this Screening Exercise.

Delta State University

Delta state university accepts candidates who chose Delsu as their first choice of University and meet the JAMB cut off mark are eligible to apply to the university. This was the conditions for previous admission into the university. This means Delsu considers first choice only.

Lagos State University

Previous admission shows that candidates Candidates who chose Lasu as first choice in Jamb examination and had met the JAMB cut off mark can apply. Candidates who chose the university as second choice should not apply.

University of Osun

Uniosun only accept candidates who chose them as first choice and had met the JAMB cut off mark.

Federal University of Technology Owerri

Some of the FUTO conditions for admission for the previous academic session are:

  1. Candidates who chose FUTO as First Choice University
  2. Candidates who did not choose FUTO as First Choice University but had met the jamb cut off mark can apply


Below are the list of Universities that accepts first choice only

  1. University of Jos
  2. University of Ibadan
  3. Obafemi Awolowo University
  4. University Of Lagos
  5. Usman Danfodio University
  6. University of Nigeria
  7. Plateau State University
  8. Ondo State University of Science and Technology
  9. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology
  10. Federal University of Petroleum Resources
  11. Nasarawa State University
  12. Federal University Lokoja
  13. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  14. Federal University Dutsin-Ma
  15. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  16. Sokoto State University


List of polytechnics that accept second choice

All polytechnics accept second choice for their admission

  • Abia State Polytechnic Aba
  • Kaduna Polytechnics
  • Federal Polytechnic Bida Niger state
  • Petroleum Training Institute
  • Yaba College of Technology
  • Polytechnic Ibadan
  • Federal Polytechnic Ede

Conclusively, the list above are the few out of Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria that accepts second choice. I will continue to update as soon as a get more information.

Bolarinwa Olajire

A tutor with a demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter. You can follow me on Twitter by clicking on the icon below to ask questions.

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