JUPEB (FAQs): Related Questions and Answers

JUPEB (FAQs)
JUPEB (FAQs)

Meaning of JUPEB?

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

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Some Key Facts about JUPEB have over JAMB and other Programme

  • JUPEB – Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board is a nine-month Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria moderated Advanced Level (A’Level) programme
  • JUPEB is a federal government programme approved programme.
  • JUPEB is certified by Nigerian University Commission (NUC).
  • The JUPEB result does not expire, unlike your JAMB that is only for a year.
  • You can use it over and over again
  • You can still be doing it and apply for JAMB if you want to kill two birds with a stone
  • You will have a higher PGD in your university as is going to be divided by 3years, not four years like others who used JAMB.
  • You have more advantages of being admitted unlike that used JAMB since JUPEB students are very fewer in ratio.

Point Being Given In JUPEB Exam

A = 5 courses/subjects
B = 4 points
C = 3 points
D = 2  points
E = 1 point
F = 0 point

For you to be considered as being passed in the JUPEB exam you must score a minimum of  5 points in total i.e EDD stands for (1+2+2) which is five (5) points.

JUPEB (FAQs): Related Questions 

QUESTION 1: WHAT IS JUPEB/JUPEBE?

ANSWER: It is an abbreviation with the full meaning of Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board. It Is owned by the federal government program and has been supervised by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Before, it’s the only program used by students to gain admission into Nigerian universities, before the federal government comes up with JAMB.

But now, we can say JUPEB is a program to set up to put an ease to students admission difficulties, as it’s easier to gain admission with it, than JAMB.

QUESTION 2: Who is eligible?

Any Nigerian and Non-Nigerian student is eligible with a minimum qualification of an O’level Result – WAEC, NECO, NABTEB. Students awaiting the result can also apply.

QUESTION 3: What are the requirement needed to enroll?

  • Five (5) O’level credit passes (maximum of two sittings) as contained in the recent JAMB Brochure.
  • Twelve Recent Passport Photographs (not older than three months).
  • Birth Certificate.
  • Certificate of the State of Origin or Affidavit

QUESTION 4: Is JUPEB Accredited?

YES! JUPEB is recognized by JAMB (Check page 4 of Jamb Brochure, Item 2.2 (2) to confirm JUPEB as a requirement for University admission) and is currently accepted by virtually all Universities in Nigeria.

QUESTION 5: HOW DOES THE EXAM LOOK LIKE?

Personally, the percent rate of people passing JUPEB is much higher than any other exam despite being seen as very difficult. Every year at least 70% of people writing the examination do have up to 8 to 10 points while at least 88% do have the minimum points admittable to Nigerian universities which is 5 points.

QUESTION 5: How difficult Is JUPEB?

ANSWER: It is an exam that ordinarily an average student can pass with some seriousness.

QUESTION 6: Does JUPEB Result Expires?

ANSWER: No. JUPEB result doesn’t expire. You can use it as many times or years you want

QUESTION 7: Where is My Result Issued From?

ANSWER: Your JUPEB result is issued by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria as they are in charge of the supervision. Also, they supervise the exams in every JUPEB examination centres they have approved.

QUESTION 8: Is Payment by installment Allowed?

ANSWER: Yes, but the student has to pay up the balance before the exam commences.

QUESTION 9: What Other Materials Do I Need For The JUPEB Program?

Answer: Your textbooks, JUPEB past questions, your O’level result, passport result, food items e.t.c.

QUESTION 10: How Many Months Is JUPEB Programme?

ANSWER: It lasts for nothing less than 9months, prior to the end of the JUPEB final exam

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