Subject Combinations for UNICAL JUPEB

Subject Combinations for UNICAL JUPEB

University of Calabar Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is a national examination body approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The Programme leads to the award of JUPEB certificate which enables candidates to gain Direct Entry Admission into the University of Calabar and other JUPEB – affiliated Universities in Nigeria and abroad. The University of Calabar is one of the partnering Universities for JUPEB.
Successful candidates will be eligible for Direct Entry admission (200 level) in the University and other participating Universities through Jamb. Admission of JUPEB graduates into the University of Calabar programmes shall be based strictly on merit and other entry requirements in proportion to the admission quota of the University for Various Programmes. Want to gain admission as Direct Entry, this is the list of Subject Combinations for UNICAL JUPEB.

Subject Combinations for UNICAL JUPEB

UNICAL JUPEB Admission Eligibility & Duration.

Eligibility: Eligible candidates must possess a minimum of 5 Credits at a maximum of two sittings in at least 5 subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) relevant to the candidate’s desired course of study in the University. Applicants are to register for a combination of 3 subjects according to their proposed course of study at the University.

Duration of Programme: The duration of the programme is a minimum of one academic session of two semesters.

Subject Combinations for UNICAL JUPEB.

Applicants are to register for a combination of 3 subjects according to their proposed course of study at the University.


  • Agricultural Science/Biology/Chemistry
  • Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics
  • Physics/Chemistry/Biology
  • Mathematics/Biology/Chemistry
  • Agricultural Science/Mathematics/Economics


  • Government/Economics/Mathematics
  • Government/Economics/Geography
  • Literature/Economics/Government
  • Biology/Economics/Government
  • Government/Literature in English/Christian Religion Studies
  • Government/Christian Religion Studies/French
  • Business Studies/Accounting/Geography
  • Mathematics/Economics/Business Studies


  • History/Literature/Christian Religious Studies
  • Economics/History/Literature in English
  • History/Christian Religious Studies/Music
  • Music/Literature/Christian Religious Studies
  • History/French/Literature in English

NB: Candidates are to note that the above-listed subject combinations meet the requirements for admission into Degree Programmes in the Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Law, Education, Management Sciences, Arts courses in all JUPEB affiliated Universities In Nigeria including the University of Calabar.

Candidates are to also note that the University of Calabar admits into Year 1 for medicine through JUPEB.


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