Bowen University Post-UTME screening eligibility and registration procedure for the 2023/2024 has been published. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to BOWEN UNIVERSITY degree programmes for the 2023/2024 academic session.



1 UTMEAll applicants are required to sit for 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

(b) 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.

(c) The five credits should be obtained at not more than two sittings.

(d) For Medicine and Surgery (MB; BS), Nursing Science and Physiotherapy programmes, the five credits (including Mathematics and English) must be obtained at only one sitting and NABTEB is not acceptable.

(e) Candidates awaiting results may apply.

(f) All applicants will be required to go through Bowen University Screening Exercise.

(g) Applicants are to complete the University Application forms.

(h) Interested candidates who have applied to JAMB for admission and wish to change their choice of institution to Bowen University are required to:

Apply for change of institution through JAMB
Complete Bowen University Application Form
iii. Participate in the Bowen University screening exercise.


All applicants for Direct Entry must satisfy any of the following:

(a) NCE at credit level, ND and approved equivalents with at least Lower Credit in relevant fields.

(b) At least two Advanced Level passes at acceptable grade level.

(c) The Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB), Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB) or Cambridge Moderated School of Basic Studies at acceptable grade levels.

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.

HND holders may be admitted to 200 Level or 300 Level depending on the regulation guiding admission to each department / programme.

All direct entry candidates are required to apply through JAMB.


B.Sc. Anatomy (3 or 4 Year Programme)

B.Sc. Physiology (3 or 4 Year Programme)

MB;BS. Medicine and Surgery (6 or 7 Year Programme)

B. N. Sc. Nursing Science (4 or 5 Year Programme)

B. Physiotherapy (4 or 5 Year Programme)

B.MLS. Medical Laboratory Sciences (4 or 5 Year Programme)

B.Sc. Public Health (3 or 4 Year Programme)

2. Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

Candidates must possess five O’ Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

For Medicine and Surgery, Nursing and Physiotherapy programmes, the five (5) O’ Level credits (including Mathematics and English) must be obtained at one sitting and NABTEB is not acceptable.

(b) UTME Subjects

English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

(c) Direct Entry

(i) Advanced Level GCE/Cambridge/IJMB/JUPEB at an acceptable grade level

(ii) Candidates with B. Sc. Second Class Upper Division in a related discipline can apply for the MB;BS programme.

(iii) In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in 2(a) above.

(iv) 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.

(v) For Physiotherapy, Public Health and Nursing, candidates with a degree in relevant discipline not less than 2nd Class Lower Division can apply.

(vi) For Medical Laboratory Sciences;

*Candidates holding a minimum of three Advanced Level GCE/Cambridge/IJMB/JUPEB at Grade C pass in each of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

*B.Sc. degree in relevant disciplines such as Zoology, Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, etc; as approved by Senate.

*HND in relevant fields as approved by Senate

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