EXCLUSIVE: UNIBEN Increases JUPEB Tuition Fees

Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo State, has approved an increment in charges payable by JUPEB students.

The new approval was contained in a memo to the JUPEB centre’s team, a copy of which was exclusively obtained by CAMPUS GIST.

According to the internal memo, while science students are to now pay N210,000, non-science students are to pay N200,000 as charges.

The memo which was signed by Prof S. O. Aibueku, JUPEB chairman, however, added that the N50,000 acceptance fee remains same.

“I wish to bring to your notice that consequent upon the gracious approval of the Vice-Chancellor, JUPEB UNIBEN Study Centre now has a new regime of fees as follows:
(a) Science student – ₦210,000
(b) Non-Science students – ₦200,000”, he said.

“The purpose of this memo is to request that you put this up in our communication with the students.
The ₦50,000.00 acceptance fee remains”, added Aibueku.

CAMPUS GIST reliably gathered that the new fee regime takes effect with the resumption of new students for the 2019/2020 academic session.

Before now, students are made to pay between N150,000 to N170,000 (excluding acceptance fee) for non-sciences and science courses respectively. And this is the total fee for the duration (nine months) of the JUPEB programme.

What is JUPEB?

JUPEB stands for Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board.

The JUPEB programme is specially designed for candidates who usually find it very difficult to gain admission into the university via the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) or Direct Entry process.

The programme offers candidates a much surer method of gaining admission into any university who are offering or affiliated with the JUPEB.

One of the biggest advantages of the JUPEB programme is that candidates are able to gain admission straight into 200 level of their preferred department. Another benefit of it is that the the JUPEB result is accepted by all universities who offer the JUPEB programme.

Why Chose UNIBEN for your JUPEB Programme?

Honestly speaking, the University of Benin (UNIBEN) JUPEB programme, till date stands as one of the most reliable and surest methods of gaining admission into UNIBEN. Admission is offered to candidates of this programme through merit basis and the JUPEB application forms are available online at N15,550.

Another good news is that management of the university has an installments payment plan for those who are unable to pay the full amount in one lump-sum.

To learn more about the JUPEB programme, please visit the official website of UNIBEN, www.uniben.edu, send a mail to the Registrar at registrar@uniben.edu.

You can also reach out to us via admin@campusgist.ng with your inquiries. Our phone/WhatsApp line remains 08133881166.

One thought on “EXCLUSIVE: UNIBEN Increases JUPEB Tuition Fees

  • October 1, 2019 at 4:24 pm

    Wow. Jupeb has turned to a cash cow.


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