How to study Medicine in UNILAG-
Getting admission in UNILAG requires that you meet certain requirements and excellently cross the cut-off marks.
Many aspirants of Medicine and Surgery in UNILAG have always been asking questions like:
What is the cut-off mark for medicine in UNILAG? Which faculty is medicine in UNILAG? What is the UNILAG subject combination for medicine and surgery?
What is UNILAG Medicine and Surgery school fee?
All these questions and others you may have about studying medicine in UNILAG will be answered.
We will be taking everything step by step.
How to Study Medicine in UNILAG
The first thing you need to do when trying to gain admission for Medicine is UNILAG is to understand the requirements.
Arranged in their order, here are the things to do when trying to get admission for Medicine in UNILAG:
- Understand the Requirements
Score excellent marks
- Apply for Post UTME screening
- Understand how the JAMB Caps Works
What are the Requirements for Medicine and Surgery in UNILAG?
You must have the required JAMB and Olevel subject combinations to be eligible for UNILAG admission for medicine.
JAMB Requirements for Medicine in UNILAG
- English Language
Olevel Combination for Medicine in UNILAG
- English Language
Above are the important subjects that must be present in your Olevel in order to be eligible for Medicine and Surgery admission in UNILAG.
While registering for your Olevel and JAMB exams, make sure to include these subjects if you wish to study Medicine and Surgery in UNILAG.
Cut-off Mark for Medicine and Surgery in UNILAG
The JAMB cut-off mark for Medicine in UNILAG is 270. However, if a POST UTME is carried out, you can score less than 270 and secure admission for medicine in UNILAG.
This is because all you need to do is cross the overall screening cutoff for medicine which is 70% for Medicine and Surgery.
The aggregate screening mark is determined using Olevel result, JAMB score and Post UTME score.
To be safe, you require a JAMB score of about 300.
UNILAG Post UTME
Many UNILAG candidates always wish for an admission process without Post UTME but you have a higher chance of getting the course you applied for when it is conducted, What do you need to know about UNILAG Post UTME?
UNILAG Post UTME is set from English Language, Mathematics and general knowledge.
How to Check UNILAG Portal and JAMB Caps
Some candidates do not understand how to check their admission portal and this sometimes hinders them from accepting their admission on time.
Follow this process to check your JAMB Caps and see if you have been offered admission in UNILAG:
The easiest way to do this is through the JAMB Caps application.
- Visit the Google Play store.
- Use the search tab and type “Jamb Caps”
- Download and install the application.
- Launch it and fill in your details.
- You can now check your Jamb caps by opening the app.
Here is how you can check your UNILAG portal:
Note that you can only check your UNILAG portal if you applied for the Post UTME screening.
How to Check UNILAG Portal
Open Chrome or a trusted browser
Type “UNILAG PUTME Portal” and click in the first page that is displayed in search results.
Login to you portal using your JAMB registration number and Surname.
Use the left side to see if your admission is reflecting on your portal.
Apart from all the factors mentioned above, there are other requirements.
I will be summarising them.
Here are all requirements to study Medicine in UNILAG:
Correct JAMB Subjects Combination (Explained above)
- You must already be age sixteen or very close to at the time of admission.
- You must score higher than the cutoff mark for Medicine in UNILAG to guarantee better chances at admission.
- Correct Olevel subjects combination is also required.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
How much is University of Lagos school fees for Medicine?
The school fees for Medicine in UNILAG 100L is 54,000 naira excluding little charges. The school fee decreases drastically as you progress in levels.
Does UNILAG accept direct entry for Medicine?
Yes. The University of Lagos accepts DE applicants to 200L for Medicine.
What Faculty is Medicine in UNILAG?
The department of Medicine is in the faculty of Medical Sciences in the University of Lagos.
How many years does it take to study Medicine in UNILAG?
Medicine in UNILAG takes six years to study for UTME candidates. The course lasts five years for DE candidates.