UNIVERSITY OF JOS ( UNIJOS ) CUT OFF MARK 2020/2021 (Departmental Cut Off Point for all Courses)

UNIVERSITY OF JOS  ( UNIJOS ) CUT OFF MARK 2020/2021 ( Departmental Cut Off Point for all Courses)

In addition to the updates on the cut off Mark of Unijos, nigeriaschoolnews.com.ng went further to briefly discuss the history of Unijos , faculties and departments existing in UNIJOS, past and present Vice Chancellors of the institution, etc. Therefore feel free to read through and get all the needed information you’ll be needing.

Brief history of UNIJOS

The University of Jos, popularly known as Unijosis an institution that started as a Campus of the University of Ibadan in November, 1971. It is a Federal University located in Jos, Plateau State, North central Nigeria.

In January 1972, the university admitted its first set of students as Pre-degree students after which they began taking degree courses in Arts the following year in October 1973. 

Due to the academic progress of the institution and the need for expansion, the then Military government approved the establishment of Unijos as an independent institution in October 1975. Academic activities began in Unijos the following year on October 1976 with 575 students and four faculties under the leadership of the first Vice Chancellor of the institution Professor Gilbert Onuaguluchi. In subsequent years other Faculties and departments were established 

However, here is a list of faculties and departments currently existing in Unijos;

LIST OF FACULTIES IN UNIJOS 

  1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
    • Agricultural Economics & Extension 
    • Animal Production
    • Crop Production 
    • The Farm
  2. FACULTY OF ARTS
    • English Language 
    • History and International Studies
    • Foreign Languages
    • Mass Communication 
    • Religion Philosophy 
    • Theatre and Film Arts
    • Linguistics and Nigerian Languages 
    • Archeology and Heritage Studies
    • Music
  3. FACULTY OF EDUCATION 
    • Arts Education 
    • Educational Foundation 
    • Science and Technology Education 
    • Social Science Education 
    • Special Education and Rehabilitation Sciences
    • Physical and Health Education
  4. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING 
    • Civil Engineering 
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering 
    • Mechanical Engineering 
    • Mining Engineering 
  5. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
    • Architecture 
    • Building 
    • Estate Management 
    • Geography and Planning 
    • Quantity Surveying
    • Urban and Regional Planning 
    • Fine and Applied Art
  6. FACULTY OF LAW
    • Commercial Law 
    • Public Law
    • Private Law 
    • International Law and Jurisprudence 
  7. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES 
    • Accounting
    • Actuarial Science
    • Banking and Finance 
    • Business Administration 
    • Business Management 
    • Insurance 
    • Marketing 
  8. FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science 
    • Geology
    • Mathematics 
    • Microbiology 
    • Physics 
    • Plant Science and Technology 
    • Remedial Sciences
    • Science Laboratory Technology 
    • Zoology
  9. FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
    • Biotechnology Pharmaceutics
    • Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice 
    • Pharmaceutical Chemistry 
    • Pharmaceutical Microbiology 
    • Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial Pharmacy 
    • Pharmacognosy and Traditional Medicine 
    • Pharmacology
  10. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES 
    • Economics 
    • Political Science 
    • Psychology 
    • Sociology 
  11. FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 
    • Theriogeniology and Production 
    • Veterinary Anatomy
    • Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology
    • Veterinary Parasitology and Entolomology
    • Veterinary Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology 
    • Veterinary Public Health and Preventative Medicine

Some notable and well respected alumni with significant impact in the country has been associated to Unijos, some of them among others are;

  • Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports
  • Yakubu Dogara, former speaker, House of Representatives
  • Ali Mazrui, Kenyan political scientist
  • Saint Obi, Nigerian actor
  • Viola Onwuliri, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Education, Nigeria Professor of Biochemistry and Pro-Chancellor Nigerian Maritime University.

From the inception of Unijos to date she has had quite a good number of Vice Chancellors and Acting Vice Chancellors all of whom have contributed to the success of the institution. These administrators are;

PAST AND PRESENT VICE CHANCELLORS OF UNIJOS

  • Professor E. A. Ayandele (1971-1975) (Acting Principal)
  • Professor Gilbert Onuaguluchi (1975-1978, First Vice Chancellor)
  • Professor Emmanuel U. Emovon (1978-1985) 
  • Professor Ochapa C. Onazi (1985-1989) 
  • Professor M. Para Mallum (1989-1993) 
  • Professor G. O. M. Tasie (1993-1994) (Acting V.C)
  • Professor N.E. Gomwalk (1994-1999)
  • Professor M. Y. Mangvwat (2000-2001) (Acting V.C)
  • Professor M. Y. Mangvwat (2001-2006)
  • professor C.O.E Onwuliri (2006-2006) (Acting V.C)
  • Professor Sonni Gwanle Tyoden (2006-2011).
  • Professor Hayward Babale Mafuyai (2011-2016) 
  • Professor Seddi Sabastine Maimako (2016-date)

UNIVERSITY OF JOS ( UNIJOS ) CUT OFF MARK 2020/2021

The University of Jos (UNIJOS) have released her Cut off Mark for the 2020/2021. The 2020/2021 academic session Cut off Mark is 180, with a UTME score of 180 candidates can apply for and take part in the PUTME screening exercise 

UNIJOS GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

Candidates are to strictly follow these basic requirements stated below alongside other faculty/departmental criteria to be eligible for admission into Unijos 

  • Candidates must score a minimum of 180 and above in JAMB 
  • Candidates must have five credit passes WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB or it’s equivalent which must include Mathematics and English in not more than two sitting.
  • Candidates must have the right UTME subjects combination 
  • UNIJOS must be the first choice University of the candidates 

UNIJOS DEPARTMENTAL CUT OFF MARK

If you must be admitted into any department of Unijos, having a UTME score of 180 is not just enough, you must in addition to scoring 180, beat the departmental cut off Mark of the department you applied for.

Therefore, students are expected to put in more work. 

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE 

  • Agricultural Sciences   180

FACULTY OF ARTS

  • All programs   180

FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES 

  • Biochemistry 200

FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES 

  • Medicine & Surgery   240

FACULTY OF DENTAL SCIENCES 

  • Dentistry   200

FACULTY OF EDUCATION 

  • All programs   180

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING 

  • Civil Engineering   200
  • Electrical / Electronics Engineering    200
  • Mechanical Engineering    200
  • Mining Engineering    180

FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 

  • Architecture   200
  • All other programs   180

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY 

  • Nursing Science   220
  • Medical Laboratory Science   220

FACULTY OF LAW

  • Law   200

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES 

  • Accounting   200
  • Business Administration   200
  • All other programs   180

FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES 

  • Computer Science   200
  • All other programs   180

FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE

  • Pharmacy   220

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES 

  • Psychology    200
  • Economics    200
  • Criminology    200
  • All other programs   180

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