OAU Admission Requirements For 2021/2022 UTME & Direct Entry


OAU Admission Requirements For 2021/2022OAU Admission Requirements For 2021/2022

Admission requirements is very essential when talking about getting admission into any Institution, all Institution have their own admission requirements. I will show you OAU ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UTME CANDIDATES.

NOTE: Candidates that do not meet up with the requirements for admission into OAU, may not be offered admission into the university.

This article is to guide and ensure that you don’t miss admission into the respective Institution , it will be good if you can share this to any aspirant of the Institution.


Obafemi Awolowo university was established in 1961 as a tool for ensuring growth and development in the education sector of Nigeria. As a matter of fact, OAU is very popular.
The institution is very competitive. Currently, It is among the top 5 best universities in Nigeria.
Conversely, gaining admission into OAU is not very easy. When compared with some state and federal universities in Nigeria, OAU is one of the universities with a very strict admission requirements.
The university always give admission to students that meet all her requirements for admission.


Below are the requirements for UTME admission into Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU):

  1. Candidates must possess a minimum Credit grade in not less 5 subjects (English Language and Mathematics inclusive) at one sitting or 6 subjects at two sittings.
  2. UTME candidates must score at least, 200 in the just concluded JAMB UTME examination.
  3. Candidates must make the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University their first choice of institution in JAMB. OAU does not accept second choice candidates for admission.
  4. Candidates must participate in OAU screening and must pass the test excellently well.
  5. Candidates are expected to choose the correct subject combination for their courses to be considered for admission.


Below are the requirements for Direct Entry admission into the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU):
  1. Direct entry candidates must make Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) their first choice of institution.
  2. Direct entry candidates must possess a minimum of five O’level credits obtained at not more than two sittings in subjects relevant to their proposed courses.
  3. Candidates should have a minimum of Lower Credit in Diploma or Merit grade in NCE from a recognized tertiary institution and have five relevant O’ level credits (including Mathematics and English language).
  4. Direct entry candidates are expected to purchase and apply through JAMB direct entry form.
Note: OAU Direct Entry aspirants will be given admission into 200 Level instantly into any faculty in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).

Does OAU Accept Two Sittings?

Yes, you can decide to use more than one O’level result for admission
NOTE: OAU is not going to offer admission to candidates that did not meet all the requirements for admission.
If you don’t understand anything and there are questions you want to ask about OAU admission process for 2021/2022 academic session, use the comment box below to ask and you shall get answer.
OAU Admission Requirements For 2021/2022: UTME & Direct Entry

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