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List Of Universities In Nigeria That Accept Direct Entry For Medicine And Surgery

If you’re aspiring to study medicine and surgery in Nigeria, understanding the direct entry system is crucial. Direct entry allows students with specific qualifications to gain admission into the second year of a university program. In this blog post, we’ll provide a comprehensive list of Nigerian universities that accept direct entry for medicine and surgery, along with the requirements and application process.

List of Universities:

Here is a list of Nigerian universities that accept direct entry for medicine and surgery:

  1. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria
  2. Bayero University Kano (BUK)
  3. University of Ibadan (UI)
  4. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  5. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  6. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife
  7. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  8. Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka
  9. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  10. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  11. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  12. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  13. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  14. University of Uyo (UNIUYO)
  15. University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)
  16. Lagos State University (LASU)
  17. Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye
  18. University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City
  19. University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Ilorin
  20. Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife
  21. University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan
  22. Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria

Direct Entry Requirements:

Direct entry requirements for medicine and surgery may vary among universities. Generally, candidates need at least two A-level passes in biology, chemistry, and physics. Some universities may also require a credit pass in mathematics at A-level or O-level.

How to Apply:

To apply for direct entry to medicine and surgery, follow these steps:

  1. Purchase the JAMB Direct Entry form.
  2. Obtain transcripts from all attended institutions.
  3. Complete the JAMB Direct Entry form.
  4. Submit your application to the chosen university.

FAQs:

Q: What is direct entry? A: Direct entry allows students with specific qualifications to enter the second year of a university program.

Q: What are the requirements for medicine and surgery? A: Typically, candidates need two A-level passes in biology, chemistry, and physics. Some universities may also require a credit pass in mathematics.

Q: How do I apply for direct entry? A: Purchase the JAMB Direct Entry form, obtain transcripts, and submit the application to the chosen university.

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