Bowen University 2018/2019 Post UTME Screening Announcement

Interested and suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for admission to BOWEN UNIVERSITY degree programmes for the 2018/2019 academic session. The necessary admission requirements are stated thus.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

GENERAL

(a) UTME

  1. It is required of all applicants to sit for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
  2. Applicants are to complete the on-line application form by visiting Bowen University website via https://www.bowenuniversity.edu.ng/
  3. All applicants are required to have credits at SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB or approved equivalent in at least five (5) subjects, which must include English Language and four other subjects as may be specified
    by each Faculty.
  4. The five credits should be obtained in not more than two sittings.
  5. Note however that applicants for the following courses; Medicine and Surgery (MB; BS), Nursing Science and Physiotherapy programmes; the five credits (including Mathematics and English) must obtain these credits at only one sitting.
  6. Candidates awaiting results are eligible to apply.
  7. All applicants will be required to go through Bowen University screening exercise.
  8. Interested candidates who will apply to JAMB for admission and wish to change their choice to Bowen University are required to:
  • Apply for change of institution through JAMB
  • Complete theBowen University On-line Application Form
  • Participate in the Bowen screening exercise.

(b) Direct Entry

All direct entry applicants must satisfy any of the following:

  1. NCE at credit level, ND and approved equivalents with at least Lower Credit in relevant fields.
  2. At least two Advanced Level passes at acceptable grade level.
  3. The Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB), Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB) or Cambridge moderated School of Basic Studies at acceptable grade levels.
  4. In addition to NCE/ND/IJMB, JUPEB or two Advanced Level papers specified by each Faculty or programme, candidates must also satisfy the Ordinary Level requirements.
  5. HND holders may be admitted to 200 Level or 300 Level depending on the regulation guiding admission to each department/programme.

NOTE: All direct entry candidates are required to apply through JAMB.

(1) COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Anatomy (3 or 4 Year Programme)
  • B.Sc. Physiology (3 or 4 Year Programme)
  • MB; BS. Medicine and Surgery (5 or 6 Year Programme)
  • B. N. Sc. Nursing Science (4 or 5 Year Programme)
  • B. PT. Physiotherapy (4 or 5 Year Programme)

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

  1. Candidates must possess five O’ Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. For Medicine and Surgery, Nursing and Physiotherapy programmes, the five (5) O’Levelcredits (including Mathematics and English) must be obtained at one sitting.

(ii) UTME Subjects

English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

(iii) Direct Entry

  1. Advanced Level GCE/Cambridge/IJMB/JUPEBat an acceptable grade level.
  2. Candidates with B. Sc. Second Class Upper Division in a related discipline
    can apply for the MB; BS programme.
  3. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in 2(i) above.
  4. For Nursing Science, candidates with RN/SRN plus five (5) O’ level credits including English Language and Mathematics can apply and be admitted to 200 Level.
  5. For Physiotherapy, candidates with a degree not less than 2nd Class Lower Division can apply.

(2) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE (4 or 5 Year Programme)

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B. Agric.
  1. Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
  2. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
  3. Animal Science and Fisheries Management
  4. Crop Production and Environmental Management
  • B. Forestry and Environmental Technology
  • B.Sc. Food Science and Technology
  • B. Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics (4 or 3 Year Programme)
  • B. Fisheries and Aquaculture

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

Candidates must possess five O’ Level credits to include: English Language,Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science/ Fisheries/Animal Husbandry, Chemistry and one of Physics, Geography, Economics, Civic Education and Food and Nutrition.

NOTE: Candidates for Food Science and Technology and Nutrition and Dietetics, must possess five O’ Level credits including Mathematics, English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. NCE/ND or approved equivalent in relevant programmes.
  2. At least two Advanced Level passes to include Chemistry and any one of the following:Biology/Botany, Zoology/Agricultural Science, Economics, Physics, Geography, and Sociology.
  3. IJMB, JUPEB at acceptable grade levels in relevant subjects.
  4. HND holders from a recognized Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  5. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.
  6. For Nutrition and Dietetics, candidates must possess the following: NCE/ND or approved equivalent in Food and Nutrition or National Diploma in Agriculture or Nigerian Registered Nurse or approved equivalent in relevant fields.

(iii) UTME Subjects

English Language, Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Mathematics.

(3) FACULTY OF EDUCATION (3 or 4 Year Programme)

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B.LIS. Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Agricultural Science
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Business Education
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Computer Education
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Economics
  • B. Ed. Educational Management
  • B.A. (Ed.) English
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Mathematics
  • B.A. (Ed.) Music
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Physics
  • B. A. (Ed.) Religious Studies

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

  1. All applicants are required to have credits in at least five (5) O’Level subjects at SSCE, GCE, NECO, or approved equivalent.
  2. The five (5) credits must include English language, Mathematics and 3 other credits to meet specific departmental requirements.
  3. The five credits must be obtained at not more than two sittings.
  4. Candidates awaiting results are eligible to apply.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two Advanced Level Passes or equivalent in relevant subjects.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB at acceptable grade levels.
  3. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’Level requirements as stated in number 2 of O’ level subjects above.

(4) FACULTY OF HUMANITIES (3 or 4 Year Programme)

*Department of English

(a) Degree Programme

  • B.A.English

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’Level credits should include English Language, Literature- in-English plus at least one other Arts subject.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two Advanced Level Passes or equivalent in Literature and
    one other Arts subject.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB at acceptable grade levels.
  3. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

**Department of History and International Studies

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B. A. History
  • B.A. History and International Studies

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’Level Credits to include English Language, History or Government or Civic Education, plus at least two other Arts or Social Science subjects and any other subject.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two Advanced Level Passes or equivalents in Governmentand any one other Arts or Social Science subject.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/International Baccalaureate Certificate at acceptable
    grade levels.
  3. NCE, ND or approved equivalents with at least Upper Credit in relevant fields.
  4. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

(iii) UTME Subjects

English Language, History and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

For History and International Studies option, Government/Civic Education may be allowed in place of History.

***Department of Communication and Performing Arts

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B.A. Communication Arts
  • B. A. Theatre Arts

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’Level Subjects

The five O’Level credits to include English Language, Literature-in-English and three other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two Advanced Level passes in Literature and one other Arts subject.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB at acceptable grade levels.
  3. Diploma in Theatre Arts/Dramatic Arts from an accredited institution.
  4. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

(a) Degree Programme

  • B.A. Music

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’Level Credits to include English Language plus three other Arts or Social Science subjects. A recognized certificate in Music from approved institution will be an advantage.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two Advanced Level passes or equivalents including Music
  2. NCE/ND or approved equivalent in relevant subjects or ABRSM London Grade viii.

****Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B. A. Philosophy
  • B.A. Religious Studies

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’Level Subjects

The five O’Level credits must include English Language, Christian/Islamic Religious Studies, tworelevant Arts/Social Science subjects and any other one.

(5) FACULTY OF LAW (4 or 5 Year Programme)

(a) Degree Programme

  • LL.B.

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

Candidates must have five (5) O’ Level credits to include: English Language,Literature in English and three other subjects obtained at not more than two sittings. A pass in Mathematics is acceptable.

(ii) UTME Subjects

English Language, Literature-in-English and any two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(iii) Direct Entry

Two (2) papers at Advanced Level to include English and Literature in English. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

(6) FACULTY OF SCIENCE (3 or 4 Year Programme)

*Department of Biological Sciences

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • B.Sc. Pure and Applied Biology

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any one of Physics, Further Mathematics, Geography, Food and Nutrition.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least any two GCE Advanced Level passes in Botany, Zoology, Biology or Chemistry.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent.
  3. ND holders must possess a minimum of Lower Credit
  4. HND holders must possess a minimum of Lower Credit for admission to 300 Level for the Plant Biology and Zoology programmes.
  5. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

**Department of Biochemistry

(a) Degree Programme

  • B.Sc. Biochemistry

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two GCE Advanced Level passes in Biology, Chemistry, and either Mathematics or Physics
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent at an acceptable grade level.
  3. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (b)(i)above.

***Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B. Sc. Industrial Chemistry

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two GCE Advanced Level passes in Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent.
  3. Holders of HND from a recognised Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower credit in Chemistry, Applied Chemistry or
  4. Industrial Chemistry and Laboratory Technology can be admitted into 300 Level.
  5. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

****Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

(a) Degree Programme

  • B.Sc. Computer Science

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and any two from Further Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics, Computer Studies and Data Processing.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two GCE Advanced Level passes to include Mathematics and Physics
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent
  3. HND holders from a recognized Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower credit for admission into 300 Level.
  4. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

*****Department of Mathematics and Statistics

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B. Sc. Statistics

(b) Admission Requirements

*For Mathematics

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics and any other three subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Computer Studies, Economics, Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two GCE Advanced Level passes to include Mathematics and any one of Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Statistics and Physics.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent at an acceptable grade level.
  3. For Statistics, a diploma in Statistics from a recognized university is acceptable.
  4. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above

*For Statistics

(i) O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematicsand any other threesubjects from Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Computer Studies, Geography, Economics, Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing.

******Department of Physics

(a) Degree Programme

  • B. Sc. Physics

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two from Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Geography, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics and Food and Nutrition, Basic Electricity, Basic Electronics and Computer Studies.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two GCE Advanced Level Passes in Mathematics and Physics.In exceptional cases, Physics and Chemistry may be considered.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent.
  3. HND holders from a recognised Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower Credits in Physics or Physics with Electronics or Electrical and Electronics Engineering may be admitted to 300 Level.
  4. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

(7) FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (3 or 4 Year Programme)

*Department of Accounting and Finance

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Accounting
  • B. Sc. Banking and Finance

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics and any other three relevant social science subject,which may include Government/Geography/Civic Education, Commerce, Economics, Business Studies/Education and Financial Accounting/Book keeping.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two Passes at GCE Advanced Level, to include Economics and any one of Government, Geography, Mathematics, Business Method and EconomicHistory.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND/ATS of ICANNIM/NIMN/ANAN or approved equivalent.
  3. Holders of HND in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Business Administration and other related disciplines from a recognized Polytechnic.
  4. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

**Department of Business Administration

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Business Administration
  • B. Sc. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics and at least (3) other subjects from general and Business Subject categories.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two GCE Advanced Level passes in relevant subjects.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND/ATS of ICAN/NIM/NIMN/ANAN or approved equivalent.
  3. Holders of HND in Business Administration, Accounting and other related disciplines from a recognized Polytechnic.
  4. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

***Department of Economics

(a) Degree Programme

  • B.Sc. Economics

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The Five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics,one social science subject from Geography, Government, History, Civic Education, Sociology, Psychology, and any other subject.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two GCE Advanced Level passes which must include Economics, and any other subject from Government, Geography, History, Sociology, Psychology, Mathematics, and Further Mathematics.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent at an acceptable grade level.
  3. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

****Department of Mass Communication

(a) Degree Programme

  • B.Sc. Mass Communication

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature-in-English and two other subjects in Arts, Social Sciences, Business and General subjects

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two Advanced Level passes in any Arts or Social Science subjects. This may include Commerce and Financial Accounting.
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent.
  3. HND holders with Upper Credit in Mass Communication or related courses.
  4. n addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

*****Department of Political Science and Diplomatic Studies

(a) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Political Science
  • B. Sc. International Relations

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

Five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics and at least three (3) other subjects from general requirements.

(ii) Direct Entry

  1. At least two Advanced Level passes in relevant subjects
  2. IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent
  3. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

******Department of Sociology

(a) Degree Programme

  • B.Sc. Sociology

(b) Admission Requirements

(i) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics and at least one from Economics, Geography, Government or History and any other two subjects from Commerce, Financial Accounting, Civic Education,
Book-keeping and any other subject.

(ii) Direct Entry

At least two Advanced Level passes to include Economics,History or Government, Geography, and Religious Studies.
IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent.
HND holders with a minimum of Upper Credit from a recognized Polytechnic in approved Sociology related subjects.
In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (b)(i) above.

HOW TO APPLY

Application can be carried out online. To fill the online application form, follow the steps below;

  1. Visit Bowen University website via www.bowenuniversity.edu.ng
  2. Click on “Apply Now” under the UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION sub menu. This takes you to the admission guide. Go through it and click on “CLICK HERE TO APPLY” at the bottom of the page to create an identity (Pre-Registration).
  3. After the pre-registration, generate a payment invoice with your unique transaction ID for the sum of Ten thousand, three hundred Naira (N10, 300) only as application form fee.
  4. Then, proceed to Quick teller page to make payment online.
  5. Payment for on-line forms through Banks – After generating a unique transaction ID through the University website, applicants may proceed to any of the following banks with their transaction ID to make payments: Skye Bank, Sterling
  6. Bank, Unity Bank, Wema Bank and United Bank for Africa (UBA).
  7. Upon confirmation of payment, proceed to the School Admission page “apply.bowenuniversity.edu.ng/apply to log in using your already created username and password in order to complete and submit the application form.
  8. Upon successful submission, print out your acknowledgement card and profile.
  9. Applicants in Lagos State may wish to visit the Bowen Microfinance Bank, Baptist Academy Compound, Obanikoro, Lagos for assistance to completing the application form. Contact: 08034955444, 08023672806, 08062435570.

CENTRES FOR ENQUIRIES

The following centres are available for applicants to make enquiries:

  1. Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State. Tel: 09036206970 or 07085434397
  2. Bowen University Liaison Office, Baptist Building, Oke Bola, Ibadan, Oyo State. Tel: 08033797387
  3. First Baptist Church, Opposite NNPC Quarters, Area 11, P. O. Box 331, Garki, Abuja. Tel: 08059648342, 08039102716.
  4. Ekiti Baptist Conference Secretariat, Km. 3 Ikere Road, Off Ologede Police Station, AdoEkiti, Ekiti State. Tel: 08036265636
  5. Baptist College of Theology Benin, NTA Road, Benin City, Edo State. Tel: 08038412738 or 08062417396
  6. Central Baptist Conference Secretariat, Lamingo Dam road, Rikkos, Jos, Plateau State. Tel: 08065517071.
  7. Bethel Baptist Conference, 4 Ahmadu Bello Way, Kaduna, Kaduna State. Tel: 08023551299
  8. Bowen Microfinance Bank, Baptist Academy Compound, Obanikoro,Lagos. Tel: 08034955444, 08062435570
  9. Imo Baptist Conference Secretariat, 120Wetheral Road, Owerri, Imo State. Tel: 07037919943.
  10. Rivers Baptist Conference Secretariat, No 7 William Jumbo Street, Old GRA, Port-Harcourt. Tel: 08064180777.
  11. Kwara Baptist Conference Secretariat, Afon Road, Ganmo, Ilorin, Kwara State. Tel: 08039125460.
  12. Ogun State Baptist Conference, Baptist Mission Compound, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Tel: 07069647706.
  13. Ondo State Baptist Conference Secretariat, Block 001 Plot 7 & 8 Alagbaka GRA, Extension Adjacent Freeman Petrol Station, Oba Ile Rd, Akure, Ondo State. Tel: 07038917271.
  14. Lagos Central Baptist Conference, Secretariat, C/O Ijero Baptist Church, 884, Apapa Road, Church, 122, Ipaja Rd, Ikeja, Lagos.
  15. Lagos West Baptist Conference, Secretariart, C/O Union Baptist Church, Ebute-MettaAgege.
  16. Ethiope-Delta State Baptist Conference, Amukpe, Sapele, Delta State. Tel: 08057257907.
  17. Zion Baptist Secondary School, beside Bowen Pre-degree Programme Centre, Agunbelewo, Ilobu Road, Osogbo, Osun State. Tel: 08136899924
  18. Beulah Baptist Centre, Behind Baptist High School, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. Tel: 08053514160
  19. Oyo West Baptist Conference Secretariat, Oyo, Oyo State. Tel: 08035762942
  20. Providence Baptist Church, Uyo, Akwa – Ibom State. Tel: 08039102716
  21. Anioma-Delta Baptist Conference, C/O Victory Baptist Church, Asaba, Delta State. Tel: 08034074335, 08057022515.

Candidates are requested to come along with the following for the screening exercise:

  • Writing Materials
  • On-line Generated Acknowledgement form
  • 2018 UTME result slip
  • O’Level result
  • Birth certificate

The screening date and time will be communicated later. Visit this page regularly to stay informed.

For Further enquires, please visit our website www.bowenuniversity.edu.ng or contact the Registrar, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, through:

  1. Email: registrar_infobowen@yahoo.com or registrar@bowenuniversity.edu.ng
  2. Phone numbers: Bayo08168916329, Temitope09036206970, Lanre07085434397 and Niyi08185451648

Dr. K. A. Ogunleye
Registrar

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