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Does UNICAL Accept Lower Credit For Direct Entry?

Does UNICAL accept lower Credit For Direct Entry? Does UNICAL do Direct Entry? , How Can I Get Direct Entry In UNICAL? Does the University of Calabar accept Direct Entry?

Have you also been asking if the University of Calabar, UNICAL  direct entry students write POST UTME?  Do I need to write JAMB for direct entry? How to apply for UNICAL direct entry?

If Yes, then this post you are currently reading will benefit you as I’m going to provide answers to all the above questions.

Keep reading to find out if the University of Calabar Accepts lower Credit For Direct Entry and also all the things you need to know about UNICAL  Direct Entry admission.

Before then, let’s look at the difference between Direct Entry and UTME.

Does UNICAL Accept Lower Credit For Direct Entry?
UNICAL Direct Entry Admission

What Is The Difference Between Direct Entry And UTME?

Well, the difference is clear, UTME is meant for candidates seeking admission into 100 level with SSCE results WHILE Direct Entry (DE) is meant for candidates seeking admission into 200 or 300 level in any Universities in Nigeria using any of BSC, HND, ND, NCE, IJMB, JUPEB, and others.

Now that you know the difference between Direct Entry and UTME, let’s look at some of the above questions.

Does UNICAL Do Direct Entry?

YES, the University of Calabar does and also accepts direct entry.

Does UNICAL Accept Lower Credit For Direct Entry?

The Answer is YES.

The University of Calabar accepts LOWER CREDIT  for Direct Entry Admission.

Does UNICAL Direct Entry Students Write POST UTME?

Sorry NO.

The University of Calabar Post UTME is applicable to UTME Candidates, direct entry students are only to register for the exams and upload all the necessary required documents then wait for admission.

Do I Need To Write JAMB For Direct Entry?

The Answer is NO.

JAMB direct (DE) entry candidates are not to sit for the JAMB examination.

However, JAMB has announced that schools are at liberty to set aptitude tests for candidates who apply for direct entry there.

Note, it does not apply to all schools.

What Are The Requirements For UNICAL Direct Entry Admission?

  1.  The University Of Calabar must be your First Choice of Institution.
  2. You must posse a minimum of five ‘O’ level credits obtained at not more than two sittings in subjects relevant to your proposed courses.
  3. Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit in Diploma or Merit grade in NCE from a recognized tertiary institution and have five relevant O’ level credits (including Mathematics and English language) are eligible to register into 200 level.

How To Apply For UNICAL Direct Entry

Below are the steps on how you can apply for UNICAL direct entry admission.

  1. First, Register with JAMB.
  2. Wait for UNICAL to bring out the direct entry form.
  3. Once the form is OUT, apply immediately by following the instructions.
  4. Always check UNICAL Portal to know when the form is OUT.
  5. Lastly, make sure you don’t make mistakes while filling the form.


  1. The University of Calabar, UNICAL Accept Awaiting Result for direct entry admission.
  2. The University of Calabar, UNICAL Accept Two Sittings for direct entry admission.
  3. The University of Calabar, UNICAL does not Accept second choice for direct entry admission.
  4. UNICAL Accept Ijmb, JUPEB, BSC, HND, ND, NCE, etc for direct entry.

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  1. i have bsc microbiology in institute of scinece laboratory technology lower credit can i apply for any medical courses like nursing, radiology, med lab, pharmacy or medicine

  2. What of unilorin pont for de

  3. I have lower credit and wants to do a direct entry to marketing, would that work?? If know, which course can I apply

  4. Pine Lucy HEMBAFAN

    When is the admission for 2022 to 2023, going to be out for direct entry.

  5. I have lower credit and my course Electrical Engineering
    Will I be accepted or not need ur help

  6. Nkanu Egwa Onnoghen

    Is the form for direct entry out an how can I access it thanks

  7. I have low credit in Chemistry education. Can I apply direct entry in pharmacy

  8. When is the admission form will be release ooooo

  9. I studied health information management (OND) and I want to study public health with direct entry is it possible and with lower credit

  10. Sir please I need your number for more info

  11. Pls I did Statistics …can I apply for Agricultural economics or computer science and gained admission
    I have a lower credit at the polytechnic

  12. Adejumo fathia

    I am a SLT graduate from osun state college of technology and I get direct entry to study pharmacy into obafemi awolowo University

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