General Entry Requirments

  • To be eligible for admission into the four-year disciplines and five or six-year professional programmes, candidates must possess a minimum of five credits at the GCE/WAEC, SSCE/NECO, or SSCE/NABTEB certificate examinations, which must include English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.
    In addition, candidates seeking admission into Law must possess at least a credit pass in Literature in English. Candidates awaiting GCE/NECO SSCE/WAEC SSCE/NABTEB results are also encouraged to apply provided the results would be available by September 2012 when the new session commences.
  • Candidtate may also seek admission into the 200 level of the degree programmes with the following qualifications:
  1. Passes in at least two subjects at the Advanced level and an additional subject at the subsidiary level in the General Certificate of Education Examination. The subjects must constitute a suitable preliminary to the intended courses.
  2. Diploma/NCE at credit level pass and above in the appropriate subjects from a recognized institution.
  3. IJMB in the appropriate subjects.
  4. First Degree in relevant discipline.
  5. In all these cases, candidates must also satisfy the requirements for matriculation viz: five credit passes at the GCE/WAEC SSCE/NECO SSCE/NABTEB Certificate examinations.
Candidtate are required to show evidence of application to JAMB

UTME Requirement

Candidates applying for admission are required to sit for the 2012/2013 UTME and obtain the prescribed cut-off marks. This is a statutory requirement for entry into Nigerian universities


Candidates who are above 22 years of age will not be deemed eligible for admission. Older candidates may be admitted under exceptional circumstances.

Method of Application

Candidates have the option of purchasing application forms directly or applying online.

How to Purchase and Process Application Forms

Application forms are obtainable in person on payment of a non-refundable fee of N6,500 (Naira) only in bank draft drawn on any reputable bank, made payable to IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY, OKADA, from the following:
  1. Igbinedion University, Okada
  2. IUO Liaison Office at No. 69, Airport Road, Benin City, Edo State, Tel: 052-254942
  3. Admissions Office: Igbinedion Education Centre, 218/220 Murtala Mohammed Way, P.O. Box 24, Benin City, Edo State, Tel: 052-258766
  4. 187, Adeleke Adedoyin Street, Victoria Island Lagos, Tel: 01-2621376.
  5. Zenith Bank Branches throughout the country
  6. Alvana Model Secondary School, Owerri – Onitsha Road, Owerri, Imo State
  7. Bereton Montessori Primary School, Plot 270 Stadium Road, G.R.A. Phase IV, Port Harcourt Tel: 084-239839, 571578; 08068737968
  8. Hussey College, 2 (Senior); Upper Erejuwa Street, Warri, Delta State
  9. Government Secondary School, Garki, Abuja
  10. International School, ISI, University of Ibadan.
  11. El-Amin Int. High School, Minna (Near NECO Headquarters)
  12. Foundation Building, BUK Road, Kano
  13. Sea-dust (Nig) Ltd. 2A Coronation Crescent, Opposite Lugard Hall, Kaduna, Tel: 062-373707
  14. Katsina Education Trust Fund, No. 2 Gobarau Road, Gobarau Quarters, Katsina
  15. Barrister Tony Onyia, No 7c Murtala Mohammed Way, Kano, Tel 08037861029
  16. Blessed Osas School, 200 Bama Road (Behind UMTH), Maiduguri Tel: 08036380952
  17. For overseas candidates, forms can be obtained from:
  18. Mrs. S. Jutla, The Secretary
    72, Winnington Road,
    Hampstead Garden Suburb,
    London N.20TX
    Telephone: +44-208-458-1417

Submission of Completed Application Form

Completed application form must be accompanied with Photostat copies of academic certificates/statements of results, birth certificate and certificate of Local Government Area of origin. All applications are to be addressed to:

The Registrar
Igbinedion University, Okada
P.M.B. 0006
Benin City
Edo State, Nigeria

Applicants are encouraged to send completed forms to the Registrar Igbinedion University or bring them along to the screening centres.

How to Apply Online

vc Candidates who choose to apply online should log on to the Igbinedion University’s website, www.iuokada.edu.ng, or Portal, click on the Online Application Tab, icampus, complete and submit the online form, and make a printout of the successfully completed application confirmation page. The confirmation page which MUST carry a Registration Number should be enclosed in an envelope along with a certified bank draft of N6,500 (Naira) drawn on any reputable bank made payable to Igbinedion University Okada for handling fees and other charges, and forwarded in person or by courier to:

The Registrar
Igbinedion University, Okada
P.M.B. 0006
Benin City
Edo State, Nigeria

International applicants can also apply online and forward along with their confirmation page an application fee of US$60, 30BP or 30 Euro payable through international money order or certified cheque made payable to Igbinedion University Okada. Please note that any confirmation page without a Registration Number will not be processed

Any applicant who experiences difficulties with online application should please call Mr. Harry Omorogbe on 08037170685, or the Admissions Officer on 07032924219, or the PRO on 08078286940


Accommodation is provided for all STUDENTS at the Okada Wonderland Estate.

Fees and Finances

IUO charges moderate and affordable fees. For details on payment of fees and other financial regulations, Details...

Post-UTME Screening Date and Centres

Screening of applicants will take place in the following centres on Saturday July 21, 2012 (candidates are to report at the (preferred) screening centres closest to them)
  • Benin City: Igbinedion Education Centre (IEC) 218/220 Murtala Mohammed Way, Benin City, Edo State, Tel: 052-258766
  • Lagos: Sunnyside Group of Schools, 3 Tinubu Road, Ilupeju Estate, Palmgrove Lagos
  • Port Harcourt: Bereton Montessori Primary School, Plot 270 Stadium Road, G.R.A. Phase IV, Port Harcourt
  • Abuja: Government Secondary School, Garki, Abuja
Time: 10 AM

Candidates who chose Igbinedion University, Okada as their first and second choice JAMB (UMTE) should also attend the screening exercise.

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Igbinedion University Okada, opening a world of opportunities… 
Mr. Edwin O. Okoro
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