Top Universities That Do Not Require JAMB Result

Are there universities in Nigeria that do not require JAMB result? Many young people believe that this is a test that is almost impossible to avoid. In fact, such educational institutions really exist. So don’t be afraid that you will not pass JAMB. Go the easier way and get an education in one of the universities listed in this post.

It’s really useful to know the universities in Nigeria that don’t require JAMB. In most cases, even passing it successfully you should make a lot of efforts to become a student. The next round of qualification exams is POST UTME. All these stages cause a lot of stress and anxiety. Any young man/woman will avoid them with pleasure. Let’s talk about the most convenient ways to get a higher education.

1. National Open University of Nigeria

NOUN is a university that accept student without JAMB. This institution was created to provide education for people of all age categories. Even adults who have a permanent job can study there. Campuses of this institution exist in almost every major Nigerian city. The simplicity of the application makes them quite popular and in demand.

Applicants must pay a fee for submitting an application on the E-payment portal. It is necessary to indicate the information regarding the selected program, O level results, other requested data in the special form. If you meet the requirements of the educational institution (the general assessment is based on the compliance with O level standards), you can begin to study without passing JAMB exam.

2. Interim Joint Admission Matriculation Board (IJMB)

This is another popular way to get admission into university without JAMB. This program lasts 1-1.5 years and is accepted by most educational institutions in the north of the country. There are also several suitable universities in the West and East. For example, these are Ekiti state university Ado–Ekiti; University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and Abia State; University Uturu, Abia state; University of Ilorin.

3. Diploma/basic/pre-degree program

If you want to use this way to get direct entry without JAMB, you have to register for a one year of few months diploma programme in the school you are interested in. Then once you to pass your courses with a required grade point you’ll get direct admission into 200 level B.Sc.

Depending on the school and the course, you will have to spend 1-3 years on such a program. After its completion, you will receive a direct admission with 200 level. Pre-degree is designed for 7-9 months depending on the school.


This is another convenient option which will allow you to avoid JAMB. JUPEB is the national examination body responsible for assessing the knowledge of students who want to get a direct entries. This program operates in some of the best Nigerian institutions.

Successful candidates start at level 200. You need to have at least 5 O’level credits for registration. As a rule, the program lasts 1 year.

You can get direct entry via JUPEB at the following educational institutions:

  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abueokuta
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
  • University of Benin, Benin City
  • University of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • University of Lagos, Akoka–Lagos
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt
  • University of Uyo, Uyo

6. Foreign universities

JAMB is a purely Nigerian exam that you do not have to take in any other country. Your WAEC or GCE results will be quite enough. However, it should be borne in mind that you must pass other tests such as TOEFL, GMAT, IELTS, etc.

7. Private universities

Private educational institutions function according to their own rules, so many of them do not need the results of JAMB examination. If you do not want to go through this test or did not score the required number of points, a private university can be your chance.

However, do not think that such educational institutions do not make any demands on students. You will need to get sufficient WAEC and NECO marks. In the rest, everything is quite simple. The main thing is to provide tuition fees and you will be able to obtain the desired profession freely.

Consider the list of private universities that accept direct entry:

  1. Babcock University, llishan Remo
  2. Madonna University, Okija
  3. Igbinedion University, Okada
  4. Bowen University, Iwo
  5. Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
  6. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  7. Redeemers University, Mowe, Ogun State
  8. Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  9. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  10. Caritas University, Amorji-Nke, Enugu
  11. Bingham University, AutaBalefi, Karu, Nasarawa State
  12. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  13. Renaissance University, Enugu
  14. Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State
  15. Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State
  16. Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State
  17. Kwararafa University, Wukari (formerly Wukari Jubilee University)
  18. Crescent University, Abeokuta
  19. Novena University, Ogume, Delta State
  20. University of Mkar, Mkar
  21. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji Osun State
  22. Caleb University, Lagos
  23. Fountain University, Osogbo
  24. Obong University, Obong Ntak
  25. Salem University, Lokoja
  26. Tansian University, Umunya, Anambra State
  27. Veritas University, Abuja
  28. Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo
  29. Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State
  30. The Achievers University, Owo
  31. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  32. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu- Nike, Enugu State
  33. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Osun State
  34. Paul University, Awka, Anambra State
  35. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa, Rivers State
  36. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa, Edo State
  37. Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
  38. Baze University, Abuja
  39. Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State
  40. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State
  41. Elizade University, llara- Mokin, Ondo State
  42. Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State
  43. Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  44. McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo, Ogun State
  45. Southwestern University, Okun Owa, Ogun State
  46. Augustine, University, llara, Lagos State
  47. Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State
  48. Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State
  49. Hallmark University, Ijebu Itele, Ogun State
  50. Kings University, Ode Omu, Osun State
  51. Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Owhrode, Delta State
  52. Mountain Top University, Ogun State
  53. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State
  54. Summit University, Offa, Kwara State
  55. Edwin Clark University, University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
  56. Hezekiah University, Umudi, Imo State
  57. Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos
  58. Arthur Jarvis Akpabuyo University, Calabar, Cross River
  59. Clifford University, Owerinta, Abia
  60. Coal City University, Enugu
  61. Crown Hill University, Kwara
  62. Dominican University, Ibadan, Oyo
  63. Kola Daisy University, also in Ibadan
  64. Legacy University, Okija, Anambra State

Now Nigerians who dream about higher education may no longer worry about the JAMB exam. As you can see, there are many ways to avoid it and get the profession of your dreams in a prestigious university. Good luck!

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