The Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is a national examinations body approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria in December 2013. It was formally established in April 2014 by a consortium of ten (10) partnering universities led by the University of Lagos.

The board has the responsibility of conducting common and standard examinations for the candidates, who have been exposed to a minimum of one-year approved courses in the different Universities’ Foundation and/or Diploma Programmes and are seeking Direct Entry admissions into University courses at the 200 Level in Nigerian and partnering foreign universities.


Eligible Candidates must possess minimum of  5 Credits in O`Level certificate (at maximum of two sittings) and in at least 5 subjects (inclusive of English Language) relevant to the candidates’ desired course of study in the University.


The duration of the Programme is a minimum of one academic session of two Semesters.

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