Direct entry Admission requirements in Nigeria universities

Securing admission through direct entry will reduce the number of years a student is expected to spend in the university environment and this will make your programme faster. A suppose 4 years programme will be reduced to 3 and 5 years programme will be reduced to 4.

Direct entry admission is Available in all Nigeria universities and many are not well informed on the requirement for admission. Many have been made to believe that only a set of people with a specific result can apply for direct entry however this is far from the truth and I will reveal to you the 6 acceptable and recognised ways you can secure admission into Nigeria university through direct entry.


1) National diploma

2) Advance A level ( ijmb or jupeb )

3) Ican ATS

4) HND

5) NCE


National diploma is a two years programme and candidate that complete the programme successfully in a recognized polytechnic can proceed for direct entry into any Nigeria university provided such candidate meet the o level subject requirements.

Advance A level ( ijmb or jupeb ) These two programme is owned by Abu zaria and university of Lagos respectively and it’s accepted for direct entry admission. It’s a programme design for those who wish to secure admission into 200 level without the use of jamb. You can visit for more details.

Holder of the ijmb or jupeb result can obtain direct entry form.

Ican ATS: this is meant for candidate in the faculty of financial studies and you can apply for accounting with your ATS Result in many university in Nigeria. Ican is a reputable examination body in Nigeria and their centres is available in many institutions.

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NCE: it’s no longer news that you can use NCE result for direct entry admission. Any reputable and recognised college of education result can be use for direct entry. Finally,you need to be informed that you can also use your result for direct entry admission. many institutions are willing to offer holder admission into 200 level.

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