The Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is a national examinations body approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria on December 2013. It was formally established in April 2014 by a consortium of ten (10) partnering universities led by the University of Lagos.

The board has the responsibility of conducting common and standard examinations for the candidates, who have been exposed to a minimum of one-year approved courses in the different Universities’ Foundation and/or Diploma Programmers and are seeking Direct Entry admissions into University courses at the 200 Level in Nigerian and partnering foreign universities.


The Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) is an Approved, Proven & Certified Advanced level programme directed by Ahmadu Bello University and having a coordinating body in various tertiary institutions and different affiliated study centres nationwide. The programme is specifically designed to provide an opportunity for candidates who cannot gain admission to regular degree programmes in Nigerian Universities for one reason or the other.

  • Approved: By the Federal Government has a platform for securing admission into higher institution in the country and abroad.
  • Proven: Yearly, about 30,000 applicants put in for the program in which more than 80% fraction successfully secure admission with it into 200 level to their preferred institution & course of study.
  • Certified: By Nigeria University Commission (NUC) has an Advanced level examination that qualifies students into 200 level via Direct Entry.




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