The University of Nigeria, Nsukka does not have a fixed cut off mark, the general performance of candidates vying for admission into a particular course determine the cut off point for primary Admission. Primary Admission is the first list that comes out which comprises 45% merit, 35% locality and 20% ELDS.

However there is a particular score you must reach in jamb to be able to participate in the University screening test commonly referred to as POST UME.

If you are an aspirant of UNN so endeavour to score not less than 200 in your UTME as any score below may disqualify you from participating in the POST UME screening.

The post Ume screening itself is 400 marks after which your jamb score and post UTME score will be used in order to calculate your average.

How average is calculated for the purpose of Admission: Jamb score plus Post UTME score and sum total divided by 2.
In order to assist you know what you are up against, below is the various department merit cut off marks for primary admission.


Medicine and Surgery : 323
Law: 290
Pharmacy: 293
Nursing: 287
Medical Rehabilitation: 258
Medical Radiography: 292
Medical Laboratory Sc. 268
Computer Science: 250
Pure and Industrial Chemistry: 220
Science Lab Tech: 222
Statistics: 228
Geology. 225
Physics and Astronomy. 226
Computer/Statistical Studies 217
Mathematics: 233
Economics: 245
Public Administration: 247
Political Science : 258
Geography: 254
Philosophy: 246
Psychology: 236
Sociology and Anthropology: 240
Social Work: 222

Accountancy: 266
Banking and Finance: 229
Business Management: 240
Marketing: 217
Architecture: 242
Estate Management. 218
Urban and Regional Planning: 202
Surveying and Geoinformatics: 218

Human Nutrition and Dietetics: 234
Food Science and Technology: 224
Home Science: 207
Crop Science. 200
Animal Science. 212
Agric Extension. 220
Agric Economics. 229
Soil science. 200

Dentistry: 279
Veterinary Medicine 226
Human Anatomy: 226
Human Physiology: 220

Mechanical Engineering 270
Civil Engineering. 248
Electronics Engineering: 260
Electrical Engineering. 256
Agric and Bio Resource Engr: 226
Material and Mettalurgical Engr: 218

Computer Education: 200
Agric science Education: 204
Home Economics: 218
Business Education: 218

Biochemistry: 241
Microbiology: 235
Plant Science and Biotechnology: 216
Zoology: 224
Combined Biological Sciences: 214

English Education. 264
Economics Education: 222
Education and History: 243
Education and political science: 260
Biology Education: 211
Chemistry Education: 211
Library Science. 222
Guidance and counselling: 223
Health Education: 213

English and Literary Studies: 264
Theatre Arts and Film Studies: 249
Mass Communication : 256
History: 260
Linguistics: 236
Fine and Applied Arts: 243
French: 205
Music. 242
Archeology: 208
Combined Arts: 225

Note that the above cut off points are subject to change depending on the performance of candidates into a particular course. Apart from the cut off point, one’s subject combination is taken into consideration.

Direct Entry Primary Admission quota comprises 10% of the Total Department carrying capacity.

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