What Is JUPEB
The responsibility of JUPEB, Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board, is to conduct examination for students. These students would have undergone training on some required subjects. Students that pass some specific grade marks gain admission directly into a Nigerian university.
JUPEB is a National Examination body saddled with the responsibility of conducting examinations for students, who have undergone approved subject combinations and are seeking Direct Entry admissions into Nigerian and partnering foreign tertiary institutions.
The JUPEB Advanced Level Programme runs for a period of two (2) Semesters after which a successful JUPEB student graduates into 200 Level is the University through Direct Entry. All courses are available for JUPEB Programme. Candidates seeking admission into the JUPEB Program must possess a minimum of five (5) credits in relevant ‘O’ Level subjects from WAEC, NECO sittings. Awaiting results can also apply for the JUPEB Program are guided by the approved JUPEB syllabus and the contents of the JUPEB syllabus Cover University 100 Level Curriculum and above, which must be taught within a period of two(2) semesters. JUPEB Result is being accepted 80% of Nigerian Universities, most especially the southern. Based on Universities and all private tertiary Institutions in the country.
Duration of Academic Programme
The duration of the Programme of courses for the Board’s Examination is a minimum of one academic session of two semesters.
The Basic Qualification for Enrolment is a minimum of five (5) Credit Passes at the Senior Secondary Certificate (SSCE) /General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level in subjects relevant to the desired university program or course of study.
How To Be Eligible For JUPEB Direct Entry
Any student that wants to take advantage of JUPEB will first decide on the course he or she wants to study in the university. Then go through some academic training based on the JUPEB program and if the students get the required grade in the JUPEB exam, the students get admission into his or her chosen university.
To explain further…
The student will register for JUPEB, pick 3 subjects related to the proposed course and a general subject. And at the end of the program, the student will take the JUPEB examination.
One subject will be divided into four courses and all students two courses out of all the subjects in a semester. At the end of the second semester, the results of all the courses will be calculated together to get a final grade point.
Students will take 12 courses obtained from the 3 required subjects, and 4 courses from the general subject. Which takes the total sum of courses per semester to be 8.
It is the university that will suggest the relevant and general subjects to be taken for each course in the university. Each student will get a certificate at the end of the program, the certificate will indicate the performance of the student in grades A, B, C, D, and E in each subject.
Some of the universities do have other conditions for each student to adhere to in addition to the JUPEB examination certificate. As a student, you are advised to comply with the university you will choose.