Obafemi Awolowo University JAMB Cut Off Mark 2024/2025

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) cut-off marks significantly determine admission into Nigerian universities. It serves as a benchmark to assess the eligibility of candidates seeking admission. In this context, we’ll explore the basics of JAMB cut-off marks for universities.

Institutional Autonomy: While JAMB sets a general cut-off mark, it’s important to note that individual universities have the autonomy to set their specific cut-off marks. Some universities may choose to adopt the JAMB general cut-off mark, while others may set higher cut-off marks based on the competitiveness of their courses and the number of available slots.

Admission Criteria: JAMB scores are just one aspect of the admission criteria. Universities may consider additional factors, including post-UTME scores, O’level results, and other specific requirements for different courses. It’s essential for candidates to familiarize themselves with the admission policies of the universities they are applying to.

OAU JAMB Fixed Cut-off Mark

We are using this medium to formally inform all aspirant of obafemi awolowo university that the jamb cut off mark for all courses is 180.

You might ask: “this year i choose Obafemi Awolowo university as my choice of institution and We scored 180 in jamb but i wasn’t given admission”

180 jamb score can’t guarantee you admission into obafemi awolowo university OAU, you need to take their screening exams and also need to beat the departmental cut off mark for the course you want to study.

OAU Departmental Cut-off Mark

There are certain factors that comes into play or are looked into by the management of obafemi awolowo university when the institution wants to consider an applicant for admission.

Please note that meeting the cut off mark is not enough the institution will still have to check your O level grades. If you have As you will get 6 marks, B will give you 4 and C will give 3.

If you are from Osun state then you will be favored in the institution catchment policy.

If you are among those who performed well in the institution post UTME screening exercise and on the other hand a lot of candidates failed then there is every likelihood that you will be considered for admission.

Warning : those that have low jamb score can always go for department whose cut off mark are low. To achieve this you must get the jamb change of course and institution form.

Management and Accounting 253.0
International Relations 233.0
Local Government Studies 210.0



Medicine 275.0
Dentistry 260.0
Medical Rehabilitations 248.0
Nursing 249.5


Agricultural Engineering 200
Chemical Engineering 250
Computer Engineering 250
Computer Economics 217
Computer Mathematics 250
Elect/Elect Engineering 252
Food Engineering 200
Food Sci. & Technology 200
Material Science & Eng 200
Mechanical Engineering 248



Drama 269.5
English 270.5
Literature in English 253.0
French 259.0
German 249.5
Portuguese 226.0
History and His./Inter. Rel. 252
Linguistics 258.5
Yoruba 200
Music 236
Philosophy 260
Religious Studies 239


Education/ English 275
Education/Yoruba 200
Education/Fine Arts 200
Education/Music 200
Education/CRS 200
Education/French 220
Education/History 200
Education/Economics 240
Education/Geography 200
Education/Political Science 243
Education/Social Studies 208
Education/Language Arts 210
Education/Guidance & Counselling 212
Physical & Health Education 200
Education/Biology 211
Education/Chemistry 212
Education/Physics 215
Education/Maths/Integrated Science 200


Agric. Economics 200
Animal Science 200
Agric. Extension and Rural Sociology 200
Family Health and Nutrition 200
Crop Production and Protection 200


Applied Geophysics 200
Biochemistry 200
Botany 200
Chemistry 200
Engineering Physics 200
Geology 236
Industrial Chemistry 200
Mathematics 200
Statistics 200
Microbiology 234
Physics 200
Zoology 200

OAU Nature of Admission Screening

OAU admission process are of two stages

  1. Stage 1 : you have to participate in the post UTME screening process that will be organized by the management of the institution.
  • Stage 2: Those who where admitted will have to pay their school and acceptance fee before they can do the second stage screening. Documents to bring are:
  • Original jamb slip
  • Original o level results
  • 16 copies of photographs
  • Local government certificate
  • Fees receipt

OAU Address and Locations

The institution is located in town of Ile-Ife, Osun State Nigeria.

Conclusion: Understanding JAMB cut-off marks is crucial for prospective university students. It serves as a guide to assess eligibility and navigate the competitive admission process. Aspiring candidates should stay informed about the latest developments, adhere to the admission criteria set by universities, and prepare diligently to meet or exceed the required cut-off marks.


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