EBSU Cut Off Marks 2013/2014 And Admission Guidelines

This is to inform all 2013/2014 prospective students of the Ebonyi State University (EBSU) Abakaliki that the school have released admission guideline and cut-off marks. Read on.
General Provisions
For the 2013/2014 admission exercise the following general guidelines have been approved and shall apply accordingly:
(a) The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has approved that the 2013/2014 admission calendar shall commence from Monday 19th August, 2013 and end by Thursday, 31st October, 2013.
(b) Credit passes in O/L Mathematics and English shall continue to form part of the mandatory general entry requirements for admission/registration into all EBSU regular undergraduate programmes.
(c) Admission/Registration of candidates into undergraduate programmes of Faculty of Law and Basic Medicine/Anatomy shall continue to be based on possession of all relevant O/L entry requirements at One sitting.
(d) There shall be limited admission into Medicine and Surgery in Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences and Nursing Sciences in FHST for 2013/2014 session as EBSU has fulfilled the necessary conditions that occasioned the
earlier ban on admission and thus the relevant regulatory bodies have lifted the ban on admission in the said faculties with effect from 2013/2014.
(e) There shall be no consideration for admission/ registration of all candidates (successful Pre-Degree graduands inclusive) into undergraduate programmes without evidence of:
(i) minimum UTME (JAMB) result/score of 180 and
(ii) either EBSU post UTME minimum score of 100 marks or PDS with a minimum score of 180.
(f) The NUC approved admission carrying capacity for EBSU remains 5,328.
(g) There shall be no recommendation/admission of candidates into undergraduate programmes on Awaiting Result basis. For avoidance of doubt, no candidates who fail to present ready qualifying statement of result or certificate as evidence of fulfillment of prescribed entry
requirements for admission through UTME or D/E shall be
recommended/selected, admitted or registered provisionally.
(h) In addition to other stipulated criteria for supplementary admission, no successful Pre-Degree graduates without a minimum UTME score of 180 shall be considered for admission.
(i) The selection for admission in 2013/2014 session would be done in such a way that the average of the candidates UTME score with either the Post UTME or Pre-Degree score, whichever is higher, would be used.
(j) No candidate with an average score of less than each of the faculty cut-off scores as in three (3) below should be considered for admission.
(k) No Pre-Degree graduates who neither put EBSU as first nor second choice University shall be considered for admission/
(l) Direct Entry admissions shall continue to take 10% of EBSU total quota.
(m) Direct entry admission seekers whose O’level results are not screened online may not be considered for admission.
FACULTY ADMISSION CUT-OFF MARKS
The following average (UTME and Post UTME/PDS) scores shall be use as minimum cut-off marks for the 2013/2014 admission into programmes of EBSU.
(1) Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences (FBMS): (a) Med.Surg. 214 and above
(b) Anatomy 150 and above
(2) Faculty of Law 200 and above
(3) Faculty of Health ScienceTech. (FHST) 190 and above
(4) Faculty of Management Sciences (FMS) 160 and above
(5) Faculty of ArtsHumanities (FARTS) 160 and above
(6) Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) 150 and above
(7) Faculty of Biological Science (FBS) 150 and above
(8) Faculty of Education (FEDU) 150 and above
(9) Faculty of Physical Science (FPS) 140 and above
(10) Faculty of Agric.Natural Resources Management (FARM) 140 and above
PROCEDURE FOR SELECTION OF CANDIDATES FOR MERIT ADMISSION
The first choice admissions are to be guided by JAMB approved admission
criteria as follows:
(a) Merit (RM): Here about 20 best candidates may be selected per
programme except in Nursing Science where only 10 best candidates are
to be selected.
(b) Locality/Catchment (RL): Two best candidates from each of the 13
Federaly recognized Local Government Areas of Ebonyi State shall be
selected from programmes/departments whose quota is NOT MORE THAN
100 while 3 candidates are to be selected from programmes/departments
whose quota is MORE THAN 100. In programmes where less than 26
candidates with the acceptable score for the programme are listed, all
Ebonyians within that range/score shall be taken after the general merit of
20 or 10 as the case may be.
(c) ELDS: Educationally less developed states shall be discretionally applied if
constraints of the 2013/2014 NUC quota and prevailing imperatives within
EBSU as a state university permits. Please be reminded that states
recognized as educationally less developed include: Adamawa, Bauchi,
Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Ebonyi, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna,
Kano, Kastina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Rivers,
Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe and Zamfara.
(d) JAMB approved UTME subject combinations for different courses in the
brochure shall continue to also guide merit admission selections.
(e) Physically challenged candidates with acceptable minimum UTME (JAMB)
score are to be accorded preferential admissions privileges even without
evidence of participation in EBSU Post UTME; especially where such
challenge acted as handicap to writing the exam.
4. ADMISSION THROUGH PDS
Admission of candidates through the Pre-Degree school (PDS) shall
continue to be given adequate attention such that there shall be merit and
supplementary admission consideration just like UTME candidates in view
of the status of PDS in EBSU. This shall nevertheless be during general
supplementary admission.
5. CONCESSIONAL ADMISSION
Five percent of EBSU admission quota shall be reserved for concessional
admission of interested non-indigenes in the following capital intensive
areas at costs as below:
S/N COURSE AMOUNT
1. Medicine and Surgery N800,000
2. Law N500,000
3. Nursing Science N500,000
4. Medical Laboratory Science N500,000
5. Anatomy N300,000
6. Microbiology N300,000
7. Accountancy N300,000
8. Computer Science N300,000
9. Marketing N300,000
10. Public Administration N300,000
11. Banking and Finance N300,000
12. Economics N300,000
13. Political Science N300,000
14. History and International Relations N300,000
15. Economics Education N300,000
16. Accountancy Education N300,000
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Appendix I
LIST OF NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES COMMISSION (NUC) ACCREDITED
PROGRAMMES FOR 2013/2014 ADMISSIONS IN EBONYI STATE UNIVERITY
(EBSU)
S/N FACULTY DEPARTMENT
1 FARM 1. AGRIC. ECONOMICSMANAGEMENT EXT.
2. FOOD SCIENCETECHNOLOGY
3. CROPLANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT
4. ANIMAL SCIENCE
5. SOILENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
6. FISHERYAQUACULTURE
2 FARTS 1. LANGUAGESLINGUISTICS (FRENCH)
2. HISTORYINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
3 FEDU 1. ARTSSOCIAL SCIENCE
2. SCIENCE COMPUTER EDU
3. TECHNICALVOCATIONAL EDUCATION
4. BUSINESS EDUCATION
5. EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS
6. HUMAN KINETICSHEALTH EDUCATION
7. HOME ECONOMICS
4 FMS 1. BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
2. MARKETING
3. ACCOUNTANCY
4. BANKINGFINANCE
5. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
5 FSS 1. ECONOMICS
2. SOCIOLOGYANTHROPOLOGY
3. PSYCHOLOGY
4. POLITICAL SCIENCE
6 FBMS 1. MEDICINE AND SURGERY
2. ANATOMY
7 FHST 1. MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE
2. NURSING SCIENCES
8 FLAW 1. CIVIL LAW
9 FPS 1. INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS
2. GEOLOGYEXPLORATION
3. COMPUTER SCIENCE
10 FBS 1. APPLIED BIOLOGY
2. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY
3. BIOTECHNOLOGY
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6. SUPPLEMENTARY ADMISSION
EBSU first and second choice candidates who could not secure admission
through merit shall be considered for supplementary admission provided
that
(i) they posses sufficient evidence to confirm that they were screened
during the 2013/2014 EBSU Post UTME screening exercise and that they
passed JAMB (UTME) and EBSU Post UTME/PDS at the respective
minimum pass marks.
(ii) they show evidence of payment of three
thousand naira (N3,000) only for screening.
7. DIRECT ENTRY ADMISSIONS
The possession of basic O/L entry requirements in their respective areas of
discipline shall continue to be used as conditions for Direct Entry
Admissions for 2013/2014 session. This is without prejudice to Direct
Entry candidates in Law where single O/L sitting criteria shall be waived for
those with good qualifying D/E result certificates.
(a) EBSU diploma results with a minimum of Upper credit shall continue to be
accepted for D/E admissions just like others from Polytechnics and
Monotechnics.
(b) No Diploma from other universities shall be accepted for admissions/
registration in EBSU.
8. ADMISSION OF STAFF BIOLOGICAL CHILDREN/ADMISSION ON
STAFF INTEREST
There shall be provision for consideration of admission of staff biological
children. Members of staff are advised to formally indicate such requests
through collection/filling of the appropriate forms from Admissions
Department. Such completed forms should be endorsed by staff HODs
and submitted to Admissions Department. Only the forms approved by
the Vice-Chancellor/Registrar/Chairman of Admissions Committee shall be
processed for admission. Genuine staff request for admission of staff
biological children shall continue to be given priority consideration.
9. SCREENING OF CANDIDATES
Prospective candidates shall be intensively screened to ensure that all
documents tendered for admission (including O/L result, Post UTME result
slip, PDS result slip and declaration of identity/nativity) are genuine. The
university shall have the options of:
(i) Confirming candidates UTME scores in relation to the approved cutoff
point for the desired programme as well as the genuineness of
the candidates O’level result. Using this option, admission may be
offered to candidates based on the genuineness of his O’level result
and UTME grade.
10. In addition to the above admission committee/HODs/Faculty officers and
all concerned with registration of candidates are advised to ensure that
candidates declaration of identity/nativity are critically evaluated to avoid
possible impersonation of Ebonyi indigenes. Any impersonator discovered
shall be reported to the Registrar for automatic disqualification/withdrawal
of admission and permanent blacklisting from future admissions in the
university.
11. CLOSURE OF 2013/2014 ADMISSIONS
The deadline for 2013/2014 admissions according to JAMB is Thursday,
October 31st 2013.
All concerned with admissions should endeavor to keep to approved
schedules of admission recommendations (merit and supplementary
UTME/DE admissions) so that the university will be able to conclude
admissions within the stipulated period to avoid any possible sanction by
JAMB. It is worthy of note that JAMB intends to enforce this deadline to
the letter this year.
N/B: For purpose of easy identification of National Universities Commission
(NUC) accredited Programmes under each Faculty see Appendix I as attached.

Egwu, Sam N.
Registrar

VNTI EBSU

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