Obafemi Awolowo University is a federal government owned university located in the city of Ile-Ife, Osun state. It was founded in 1961 and was called the University of Ife by the regional government of western Nigerian but was later named Obafemi Awolowo University on may 12, 1987 in honor of Chief Obafemi Awolowo who was the first premier of the western region of Nigeria. The institution offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in various fields. this article, we give you a guideline on how to apply for OAU direct entry, and the requirements needed.


OAU Direct Entry Requirements

· Five credit passes in O’Level in not more than two sittings

·Applicants must obtain a direct entry form JAMB and choose OAU as a first choice institution

·Applicants must obtain and register for direct entry qualifying entrance examination


OAU Direct Entry Admission Process

·First is to create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal at www.jamb.org.ng

·Applicant will be required to pay for JAMB E-PIN registration at the accredited CBT centers or JAMB state office nationwide

·Applicants should visit any accredited CBT center with his/personal details and evidence of payment.

·The applicant ten fingers biometric and image will be captured and uploaded to the CBT center

·Applicants are to collect their e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration

How to Apply for OAU Direct Entry Screening Exercise

  • Visit Obafemi Awolowo University portal at oauife.edu.ng and click on ADMISSION SCREENING-UTME/DE APPLICANTS  and log in with their JAMB Registration Number to download RRR (Remita Retrieval Reference) and use it to make payment online or at any commercial bank.
  • Applicants for the Screening Exercise will be required to do the following on the University admissions portal (admissions.oauife.edu.ng) after paying appropriate fees:
    Update JAMB data
    Upload Results (i.e WAEC, NECO, JUPEB, ND, NCE etc)
    Upload scanned copy of credentials
    Upload passport photograph (if not available)
    Print completed Admission Screening form

List of Courses Offered at Obafemi Awolowo University

  • Accountancy / Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Science
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Building
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science with (Economics) (Mathematics)
  • Crop Production And Protection
  • Dentistry And Dental Surgery
  • Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts
  • Economics
  • Education and Biology
  • Education and Chemistry
  • Education and Economics
  • Education and English Language
  • Education and Fine and Applied Arts
  • Education and French
  • Education and Geography / Physics
  • Education and Integrated Science
  • Education and Language Arts
  • Education and Mathematics
  • Education and Music
  • Education and Physics
  • Education and Political Science
  • Education and Religious Studies
  • Education and Social Studies
  • Education and Yoruba
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • English Language
  • Estate Management
  • Family, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences
  • Fine Art
  • Food Science and Technology
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Home Economics and Education
  • Hospitality And Tourism Management
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Information Resource Management
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Linguistics and African Languages
  • Literature in English
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Metallurgical and Material Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Nursing / Nursing Science
  • Nutrition And Consumer Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Soil Science
  • Statistics
  • Surveying and Geo-Informatics
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Yoruba
  • Zoology


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