List Of Universities That Accept IJMB

List Of Universities That Accept IJMB

Nigeria as the most populous black nation in the world is filled with inhabitant that values the important of education which makes many to consider  good education as one of their basic aspirations of many including illustrates.

This aspiration coupled with the massive population of 220 million people has its toll on the admission process of not too many universities in the country.

Most parents and students only look at the option of UTME for admission into University despite the tedious and frustrating experiences linked with this option.


Out of about 20 million applicants that sit for UTME yearly, 60% don’t know the benefit of seeking admission through IJMB which could have been a good option for them.

 IJMB which means Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) is a way out for many Nigerians to secure admission into universities and Colleges in Nigeria.

It is an alternative to the popular Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) examination which is the main qualifying exam for higher institution admission. The program (IJMB) runs for about 9 to 10 months. IJMB has been in existence (even before JAMB) since the year 1970.

The catching quality of IJMB is the fact that most universities will admit holders of this program’s certificate for direct entry into 200 level.


 Students are assessed through the internally conducted Continuous Assessment Tests (CAT) which is conducted during a two (2) semesters program after which the main examination which is external is conducted at the end of the second semester by February.

Students are to undergo intensive teaching in 3 basic combinations of subjects to be determined by their choice of discipline to be provided by the school seeking admission into.

The courses and their required admission requirement including the subject combinations can be found at the admission portals.

The grade obtained and the other admission parameters will enable the school (for admission) to either offer or deny admission.

There are many Federal State and Private Universities that allow IJMB to be used as admission requirement based on the growing recognition of the program and they are as follows:

List Of Universities In Nigeria That Accept IJMB

Federal Universities That Accept IJMB Certificate:

1.Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi

2.Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

3.Bayero University, Kano

4.Federal University Gashua

5.Federal University of Technology, Akure

6.Federal University of Technology, Minna.

7.Federal University of Technology, Owerri

8.Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State

9.Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina

10.Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State

11.Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State

12.Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State

13.Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State

14.Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa

15.Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State

16.       Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State

17.Federal University, Birnin Kebbi.

18.Federal University, Gusau.

19. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

20.Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

21.Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola

22.National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.

23.Nigerian Defense Academy, Kaduna

24.Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

25.Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

26.Police Academy Wudil

27.University of Abuja, Gwagwalada

28.University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.

29.University of Agriculture, Makurdi.

30.University of Benin

31.University of Ilorin

32.University of Calabar

33.University of Ibadan

34.University of Jos

35.University of Maiduguri

36.University of Nigeria, Nsukka

37.University of Port-Harcourt

38.University of Uyo

39.Usmanu Danfodiyo University

List Of State Universities That Accepts IJMB Results

Find below the list of  state-owned universities that accept IJMB in Nigeria.

1. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba

2. Abia State University, Uturu

3. Adamawa State University Mubi

4. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo

5. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma

6. Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli

7. Bauchi State University, Gadau

8. Benue State University, Makurdi

9. Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu

10. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar

11. Delta State University Abraka

12. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

13. Ekiti State University

14. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu

15. Gombe State University, Gombe Professor Abdullahi Mahadi

16. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai

17. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni

18. Imo State University, Owerri

19. Kaduna State University, Kaduna

20. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil

21. Kebbi State University, Kebbi

22. Kogi State University Anyigba

23. Kwara State University, Ilorin

24. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso

25. Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos

26. Nasarawa State University, Keffi

27. Niger Delta University, Yenagoa

28. Northwest University, Kano

29. Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye

30. Ondo State University of Science & Technology, Okitipupa

31. Osun State University, Oshogbo

32. Plateau State University, Bokkos

33. Rivers State University of Science & Technology

34. Sokoto State University, Sokoto

35. Tai Solarin Univ. of Education, Ijebu-Ode

36. Taraba State University, Jalingo

37. Technical University, Ibadan

38. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina.

List Of Private Universities That Accept IJMB Result

1. Achievers University, Owo

2. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State

3. Adeleke University, Ede

4. African University of Science & Technology, Abuja

5. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan

6. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin

7. American University of Nigeria, Yola

8. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo

9. Baze University

10. Bells University of Technology, Otta

11. Benson Idahosa University,Benin City

12. Bingham University, New Karu

13. Bowen University, Iwo

14. Caleb University, Lagos

15. Caritas University, Enugu

16. CETEP City University, Lagos

17. Covenant University Ota

18. Crawford University Igbesa

19. Crescent University

20. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin

21. Evangel University, Akaeze

22. Fountain University, Osogbo

23. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State

24. Gregory University, Uturu

25. Igbinedion University Okada

26. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji

27. Katsina University, Katsina

28. Kwararafa University, Wukari

29. Landmark University, Omu-Aran

30. Lead City University, Ibadan

31. Madonna University, Okija

32. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo

33. Nigerian-Turkish Nile University, Abuja

34. Novena University, Ogume

35. Obong University, Obong Ntak

36. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State

37. Pan-African University, Lagos

38. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State

39. Redeemer’s University, Mowe

40. Renaissance University, Enugu

41. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State

42. Salem University, Lokoja

43. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa

44. Southwestern University, Oku Owa

45. Tansian University, Umunya

46. University of Mkar, Mkar

47. Veritas University

48. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State

49. Wesley Univ. of Science & Tech., Ondo

50. Western Delta University, Oghara.

Failure to get university admission for hundreds of thousands of students every year has to do with the stringent requirement of passing the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)  with high scores, IJMB is a good  alternative in Nigeria even though only very few parents and students are aware and understand how this great opportunity works. It is really a very good and worthy option.

How To Register For IJMB

Visit this link  IJMB registration  to check your program.

•Pay for your registration fee

•Fill out the form

•Confirm your email by clicking on the verification link sent to your email address.

•Select your center and method of payment either online through paystack or otherwise if already paid.

•Confirm your payment by activating your portal( for quick resolving, upload your payment evidence, screenshot, teller and ensure they are all accepted)

•Thereafter you will be redirected to fill out the parent/guardian form

•You will receive your admission letter in your email and will also be available on your IJMB portal to be downloaded and viewed anytime.


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