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OAU Departmental Cut-Off Mark

OAU Departmental Cut-Off Mark For 2023/2024 Academic Year

Last Updated on January 23, 2023 by Spynaija


OAU Departmental Cut-Off Mark for 2023/2024: We are pleased to inform the general public that the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) management has released the cut-off marks for the 2023/2024 academic session.

OAU Cut off Mark

This is to inform the general public, particularly Obafemi Awolowo University aspirants, that the JAMB cut-off mark for the 2023-2024 academic session is 200. Candidates who scored at least 200 in the just-concluded Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) and had chosen the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) as their first choice of institution are eligible to purchase the OAU’s Post-UTME form and subsequently participate in the OAU’s Post-UTME screening exercise. Kindly note that the Obafemi Awolowo University cut-off mark for admission into the university is based on merit and with catchment area considerations in mind. It should also be noted that OAU only accepts candidates who have chosen Obafemi Awolowo University as their first choice.

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OAU Departmental Cut-Off Mark for the 2023/2024 Academic Year

Below is a list of OAU departmental cut-off marks for the 2023/2024 academic year.

  • Accounting – 260
  • Architecture – 67.5%
  • Building – 53.6
  • Computational mathematics – 69%
  • Computer Economics – 63%
  • Computer Engineering – 71%
  • Chemical Engineering – 70%
  • Urban and Regional Planning – 52.3%
  • Quantity Surveying – 51.3%
  • Fine Arts – 53%
  • Estate Management – 52.7%
  • Sociology and Anthropology – 242.5
  • Psychology – 244
  • Political Science – 268
  • Geography – 216
  • Economics – 271.5
  • Demography and Social Statistics – 209
  • Physic – 200
  • Microbiology – 234
  • Statistics – 200
  • Mathematics – 200
  • Industrial Chemistry – 200
  • Engineering Physics – 200
  • Chemistry – 200
  • Botany – 200
  • Biochemistry – 200
  • Applied Geophysics – 200
  • Agricultural Economics – 200
  • Animal Science – 200
  • Agricultural extension and Rural Sociology – 200
  • Family Health and Nutrition – 200
  • Crop Production and protection – 200
  • Education, Maths, and Integrated Science – 200
  • Education and Physics – 215
  • Education/Chemistry – 212
  • Education and Biology – 211
  • Physical and Health Education – 200
  • Education and Guidance and Counselling – 212
  • Education and Language Arts – 210
  • Education and Social Studies – 208
  • Education and Political Science – 243
  • Education and geography – 200
  • Education and Economics – 240
  • Education and History – 200
  • Education and French – 220
  • Education and CRS – 200
  • Education and Music – 200
  • Education and Fine Arts – 200
  • Education and Yoruba – 200
  • Education and English – 275
  • Drama – 269.5
  • English – 270.5
  • Literature In English – 253
  • French – 259
  • German – 249.5
  • Portuguese – 226
  • History and International Relations – 252
  • Linguistics – 258.5
  • Yoruba – 200
  • Music – 236
  • Philosophy – 260
  • Religious Studies – 239
  • Pharmacy – 73.825
  • Civil Engineering – 250
  • Mechanical Engineering – 248
  • Material Science and Engineering – 56%
  • Food Science and Technology – 57%
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering – 72%
  • Agricultural Engineering – 50%
  • Medicine – 80.3%
  • Dentistry – 71.525%
  • Medical Rehabilitation – 71.50%
  • Nursing – 92.95%
  • Management and Accounting – 253
  • International Relations – 233
  • Law – 291.5
  • Local Government Studies – 210
  • Fine Arts – 200
  • Estate Management – 218.5
  • Zoology – 200
  • Sociology and Anthropology – 243
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OAU FAQs for Aspiring Students

These are some of the most frequently asked questions and the best possible answers for all prospective applicants to Obafemi Awolowo University. Kindly go through them thoroughly, as they would be very useful in helping you know your course, the course’s required cut-off mark, and every other information you need to know.

What is OAU’s current cut-off mark?The OAU cut-off mark is 200. Candidates who scored 200 and above are eligible for the OAU post-UTME screening exercise.
Does OAU accept second-choice candidates?OAU accepts only first-choice candidates.
Can OAU accept me if I score 180?As stated above, only UTME candidates who scored 200 or higher are eligible to apply for OAU’s POST-UTME; therefore, you are not qualified.
What is OAU’s cut-off mark for Economics?Candidates with 250 and above who score at least 65 in OAU’s post-UTME have higher chances of studying economics at OAU. However, if you scored 200 and above, you are eligible for the POST-UTME screening test at the institution but you will be required to change your course.
If I score 230 in my UTME and still and had chosen OAU as my second choice institution, can I gain admission?Kindly note that OAU admits candidates who chose OAU as their first choice institution in UTME and DE.
How can I change my university to OAU because I passed their cut-off mark but made OAU my second choice? Kindly purchase the JAMB’s change of cost form, it costs about two-thousand five hundred Naira only (N2,500). Fill in the necessary details and submit. You will be informed when your application is successful via the registered email or you can verify via JAMB CAPS. Kindly CLICK HERE to see how to apply for the JAMB Change of course/institution form
I have my complete O’Level result and scored 200 in JAMB, I am applying for Microbiology. What are my chances of gaining admission to OAU?With a 200 JAMB score and a complete O’level, you still stand a chance of gaining admission into the institution but studying Microbiology will be a bit challenging. It is advisable you change your course to a less competitive one.
Does Obafemi Awolowo University accept a combination of WAEC and NECO results?Yes, but it is advisable you make use of WAEC and WAEC or NECO/NECO combination.
I am an indigene of the state, can I be considered for admission if I score below the cut-off mark?The JAMB cut-off mark for OAU is the same for all candidates irrespective of the candidate’s state of origin.
What is the cut-off mark for Business Administration in this institution?We advise that you score at least 220 or above in your JAMB and at least 65 in your Post-UTME so that when your aggregate score is calculated, you will stand a better chance of gaining admission to the university.
What is the cut-off mark for computer science at OAU, I scored 240; can I gain admission?The OAU cut-off mark for computer science is 240 and above though the higher your UTME score, the better your chances. Also, your post-UTME score would be the determining factor. Notwithstanding, you are eligible to participate in the post-UTME or change your course to a less competitive one.
I am an indigene and I scored 225 in JAMB, can I secure admission into OAU?YES, you can because you scored above the required minimum cut-off mark of 200 of the university. However, gaining admission would also depend on the course you selected.
What are OAU JAMB cut-off marks and aggregate scores for lawYou need an aggregate score of 291 to study Law at OAU.
I scored 210 in JAMB, can I gain admission into OAU to study accounting?You can gain admission into OAU but you cannot study Accounting with a 210 UTME score. Accounting is a professional course hence the need for a high JAMB cut-off mark. You need at least 250 in your UTME to study Accounting at OAU.
Does OAU accept Transfer students from other universities?Yes OAU accepts transfer students so long as you meet their requirements.
What is the JAMB cut-off mark for engineering at OAU?With a JAMB score of 200, you are eligible to participate in the OAU Post-UTME. However, you need at least 240 or above to study engineering at OAU. Engineering courses require a high JAMB score due to the strong competition for admission slots.
What is the required JAMB cut-off mark for the Faculty of Social Sciences and Management Sciences?The cut-off mark varies. As for the faculty of social sciences, the minimum cut-off mark is 200 while management science is 200 respectively.
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Prospective students are expected to meet all the Obafemi Awolowo University’s admission requirements before being admitted. Kindly CLICK HERE to see all OAU Courses and requirements you to look out for.

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