This is to inform all the aspirants of the University of Calabar that UNICAL Cut Off Mark For 2018/2019 Academic Session has been released by the management of the University of Calabar .
What Is Cut Off Mark
For those who don’t already know what cut off mark is; This session will explain what cut off mark is and why Universities use it for admission.
Cut off mark or Cut off Point is a minimum Mark required from candidates by a particular school (Universities, Polytechnics or Colleges of Education) in order for them to qualify or to participate in the School’s Post-UTME Screening exercise.
Or it can also be seen as the minimum point a student applying for admission must attain in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME or JAMB) and or Post-Utme/Screening Exercise in order to be considered for admission into a particular school.
UNICAL JAMB Cut Off Mark (General Cut Off Mark)
UNICAL JAMB Cut off mark is the minimum score required from candidates who applied for admission into the University of Calabar (UNICAL ).
Before candidates can qualify to sit for or write UNICAL post-UTME exam, they are required to have passed the minimum JAMB Score set by the school.
Note: Currently, JAMB is yet to release Cut off mark that will be applicable to candidates who are applying for admission into the University of Calabar for 2018/2019.
During 2017/2018, JAMB Set Cut off mark across all Universities to 120, but we don’t expect it to be like that this year.
While we are awaiting the release of the cut off mark, Assume that UNICAL JAMB Cut off Mark is 180 (To Be on the Safer Side).
All those who scored less than 180 (179,170,175,160,169, etc) are to note that the University of Calabar will not accept them for admission especially into the following departments:
This will only be true If Only the School Offers The Course Listed Above.
We are going to update this session’s cut off mark when it has been released by the management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
UNICAL Departmental Cut Off Mark
Unlike JAMB Cut off Mark,UNICAL Departmental Cut Mark is the minimum score required from candidates who participated in the UNICAL Post-UTME Screening exercise in other for them to be considered for admission into the department they are applying to.
Candidates are to note that passing the Departmental cut off mark is not a straight ticket for admission. other factors are also considered.
Since the 2018/2019 Post-UTME Screening exercise is yet to be conducted, the departmental cut off mark for this year will not be available just yet.
However, the UNICAL Departmental Cut off Mark for 2017/2018 (last year) can be used as a reference and we are going to update it below.
UNICAL 2017/2018 Departmental Cut Off Mark
Below are courses offered in the university as well as their cut off mark;
2. BANKING AND FINANCE:
4. BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: Merit: 235
5. COMPUTER SCIENCE:
8. EDUCATION AND ENGLISH
9. ELECTRONICS AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY:
10. ENGLISH & LITERARY STUDIES:
11. GENETICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY:
12. HISTORY AND INT’L STUDIES:
13. HUMAN KINETICS:
15. LINGUISTICS: Merit: 241
16. MED LAB SCI: Merit 254
17. MEDICINE AND SURGERY:
18. MICROBIOLOGY: Merit: 210
19. NURSING SCIENCE:
22. POLITICAL SCIENCE:
23. PUBLIC ADMIN: Merit: 225
26. THEATER AND MEDIA STUDIES:
UNICAL Nature of Admission Screening
The University of Calabar holds her admission screening exercises within a week or couple of weeks and it usually comes in two phases. Students who applied to study in the school are to proceed for the pre-screening exercise when once it is being announced.
Documents required for the pre-screening exercise are: SSCE result and JAMB registration print out only.
It is often important that a candidate arrive early and locate his/her screening venue early. Candidates will be screen on the JAMB scores and their SSCE result.
The second phase of the screening is after the admission lists might have been released. Candidates who have merited the admission will be invited for another screening exercise. Here all documents such as;
- Original copies of their educational qualifications (Statements of Results/Certificates).
N/B: Cases of awaiting results will NOT be accepted.
- Birth Certification/Age Declaration.
- A letter of good conduct from your Village Head or a responsible member of your
community/or civil servant not below Grade Level 10 or equivalent in the private sector.
- Certificate of Local Government of origin; and this notification of admission status
About UNICAL (Address and Locations)
The University of Calabar, Nigeria, popularly known as UNICAL is a federal university located in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. The university was established in 1975 after the Calabar campus of the University of Nigeria was made into University of Calabar.