NAU Entry requirements: what you need to know before you apply

Filed in General by on October 18, 2023

Nnamdi Azikiwe University is education institution in Africa and here we have discussed about Nnamdi Azikiwe University Entry requirements (Eligibility) for undergraduate courses, PhD courses, postgraduate courses, Masters and research degrees. All our courses have course-specific entry requirements. Before you apply, check that you meet the entry requirements for the course you are interested in.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Entry requirements (Eligibility) 2023/2024 academic year!


The department admits students either by entrance examination through the University Matriculation Examination (UME) for four-year programmes. Recently the department introduced Continuing Education Programme (CEP), which runs a six-years programme. The prospective student in any of these programmes must satisfy both the university and departmental admission requirements.


The university admits only those who possess a minimum of five (5) credits in relevant subjects either in the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or General Certificate of Education GCE) in not more than two sittings and who meet the university’s minimum Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination score for the year of admission.


The department admits candidates, who meet the university admission requirements as well as possess five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any two other science subjects. Candidates are expected to sit for English Language, Biology and any two of Physics and Mathematics in the UME.

The direct entry admission is offered to candidates who possess two ‘A’ level passes or NCE in Biology and one other science subject.


The Continuing education Programme (CEP) admission requirements are the same for regular students.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Entry requirements (Eligibility)

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