The University of Benin (UNIBEN) Direct Entry Admission Screening Exercise for 2018/2019 Academic Session is scheduled to take place Saturday 25th August, 2018 in designated centres within the Ugbowo Campus of the University. 

The Screening Exercise shall be conducted using the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.  

All candidates are expected to be seated, latest one hour before the stipulated time for their screening exercise.


  • Only candidates who applied through JAMB for the 2018/2019 DIRECT ENTRY Admission and chose University of Benin as First Choice are eligible for this Screening Exercise.
  • Obtained at least five(5) credits passes at GCE O/L, SSCE, NECO or their equivalent. The subjects must include English language, Mathematics(for courses for which a credit in mathematics is required) as well as three other relevant subjects (four if excluding mathematics) at not more than two sittings


All applications should be made between 8.00am 10th August 2018 and Midnight of 21st August 2018

The procedure for the Admission Screening Application is as follows:

Candidates are advised to have a valid e-mail account before starting the application process.

  1. Visit uniben.edu
  2. Click onWAEUP Student Portal
  3. Click onRegister for applicationat the top left of the displayed page to proceed.
  4. Enter yourSurname exactlyas written on the JAMB Registration slip and your JAMB Registration Number immediately, your ID and Password will be displayed on the browser.
  5. On theWAEUP KOFA Student Portal lick on ‘Login’ (top right of front page).
  6. Enter your Username and the password to login.
  7. To start the application process, please click on‘Application record’, provide all required information   and upload your passport photograph.
  8. Uploada RECENT and CLEAR “1×1” COLOUR PASSPORT PHOTOGRAPH WITH RED BACKGROUND IN JPEG FORMAT ONLY.  Great care should also be taken to follow the specified formats on the UNIBEN website and portal. NOTE that the photograph uploaded will be the only valid ID for all admitted candidates throughout their stay in the University of Benin.  FAILURE TO UPLOAD THE SPECIFIED PASSPORT PHOTOGRAPH WILL LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION and failure/forfeiture of admission.
  9. To pay for the Application, click on“Add online payment ticket” at the bottom of the page, then click on “Pay Via Remita” on the top left corner of the page, follow the instruction to pay the application fee of  N 2,000:00; (The fee excludes other charges), the admission screening exercise past questions for N2,000:00 (optional); with a valid ATM-Enabled Card from any Commercial Bank in Nigeria
  10. A link is displayed “Download past questions to practice.
  11. Preview and confirm your information before submitting your application online.  (No correction will be accepted after the closing date).
  12. Go back online on the appointed date to print out the acknowledgement slip that contains your specific screening schedule.

The grouping of courses for Screening.

Education – Arts
Environmental Science
Physical Sciences
Education – Physical Sciences
Technical Education
Basic Medical Sciences
Life Sciences
Education Life Sciences
Management Sciences
Education Arts
Education – Management Sciences
Mathematics and Economics

Candidates should go back on-line on 23rd August, 2018 to check for their specific Day, Venue and Time for the Screening

NOTE that GSM phones and calculators are NOT allowed.

Closing Date:

Application website closes by midnight of 21st August, 2018 (i.e. all applications must be concluded online not later than 21st August  2018). 

Candidates who pay after the deadline of Midnight 21st August 2018 will not be screened.


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    Thanks for sharing. I shall now go ahead and register

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    SEGUN GIDEON August 9, 2018

    Please, i did not chose uniben as my first choice in jamb, can i proceed to change of institution?

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    SEGUN ABIODUN August 9, 2018

    Please, i did not chose uniben as my choice of institution..actually, i am willing to obtain change of institution, but, can i put in for the registration?

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    Thanks for this post!

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    Can one come to the venue with written materials??

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      Daniel Ehigha August 17, 2018

      No, you won’t be allowed to use it. It’s CBT based

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    Thank you very much. We have been waiting for the form to be released!

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    I have the same question as Gideon, do we have to put UNIBEN as our first choice to apply?

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    My email is Tammy. Batubo@yahoo.com contact me if u are a direct entry aspirant for medicine so wr4know ourselves

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    Jennifer August 15, 2018

    Pls, is there direct exam for nursing students

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    blessing August 15, 2018

    Can I correct my mistake in my direct entry registration

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    how can I correct my mistake in my direct entry registration

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      Erambo Njock Cornelius August 27, 2018

      hey blessing sorry to border u ,can i get and admission without writing the jamb exam ..? i already did an Advance level exam (GCE A levels )in Cameroon

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    Olowoyo Tosin Peter August 15, 2018

    I have an issue with my registration ,i made a payment via my bank and its not reflecting that i have paid since Monday .Pls what can i do

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    AGUSON ANTHONY August 15, 2018

    I am very excited to see this information, so brethren I can go ahead to register for the screening test.

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    Yes, i have been waiting for this for too long. Great UNIBEN!!!

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    Mukoro Lydia August 18, 2018

    Please i did a change of institution and its not yet reflecting on the uniben application site when i input my name, registration number and email address. What do i do as i am running out of time.

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    Sonia aigbe August 20, 2018

    I have registered,try logging in after some days getting a response that my credencials are in valid dont know how to go about it

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    Vickyslim August 21, 2018

    If I Have Jupeb Result Am I Stil Writing D De Exam?

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    I paid for my de form, I have been debited, but its still showing upaid, what can I do?

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    Frances August 21, 2018

    Please I only want to pay for the screening but it automatically generated 5000 which is for the screening and the past question please help me

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    Pls I haven’t seen my exam date and venue.

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    pls. do uniben admit into 300l using HND through DE? geology or pet eng. or any other engineering courses

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    Rebecca August 23, 2018

    Good morning, have not been able to print out my acknowledgement slip.

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    toluwase August 23, 2018

    how do we print the acknowledgement and screening sleep

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    pls i have not seen date for my direct entry exam but they said is on 25th..
    wat will I do now.

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    Finally i can now complete my registration

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    Pls am not seeing my date what would be the problem.

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    Irete Destiny August 23, 2018

    please help me, my venue, time and date is not display i don’t know what is wrong

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    Akinlade Cletus August 24, 2018

    Is it true of the change in date for the jupeb screening exam

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    pls Hw true is it DAT d direct entry admission screening has been postponed to 1st September, pls Hw true it is

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    Please where do I print acknowledgement slip from for post ude screening taking place tomorrow

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    please, there is no platform of printing screening slip online for UDE JUPEB

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    Emmanuel chuks August 24, 2018

    DE candidates were told to go back online on 23rd august to print their exam slip but up till now no access to print it ,please will the exam still hold on 25th cos am really worried

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    Sorry,I don’t understand at all, I wrote my post utme on the 6th of August 2018 and please when is the admission list going to be released

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    Information about PGD program for mass communication

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    wow, i have missed it. was thinking they will send an email notification. i guess they SCREWED!!!!

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    So this means applicant doesn’t need to apply from jamb. Or apply on both?

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    When will University of Benin direct entry 2019/2020 registration portal be open.