List of Federal and State University that Accepts Second Choice Candidates in Jamb/Post UTME 2023/2024

This post is for jamb candidates who seek to register for this year’s jamb and Post utme admission screening exercise and to increase the chance of gaining admission into any tertiary institution in Nigeria. Most candidates do not know how to choose a tertiary institution during jamb registration in terms of second choice of institution.

They also miss select institution by choosing some university that do not accept second choice candidates despite their high jamb score.

NOTE, High jamb score does not guarantee admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

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To mention a few that increase your chance of gaining admission are catchment area of candidate, placement of choice of institution (first or second Choice selected during jamb registration), then comes your jamb score, O’level result and post UTME Score. Ensure you have uploaded your olevel result to jamb Read more

Why I need to choose a Second Choice University?

It is important you select a second choice university to improve your chances of gaining admission this year.

Many Jamb candidates make that big mistake of selecting two federal universities like UNIBEN and UI as first and second choice respectively. Both institutions are federal and cannot accept any second choice candidate, irrespective  of your jamb score or catchment area or olevel result.

The below list will assist you in choosing second choice institution, be it Federal or state or polytechnics, and stop wasting your second choice space for admission.

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How to Select Choice of University during Jamb Registration

During jamb registration,

  • The first most preferred institution should be a Federal university, example University of Benin
  • Second should be a State University or some Federal University that accepts second choice candidates as listed in this post which is rare example Edo State University
  • Third should be a polytechnic: Auchi Polytechnics
  • The last should be IEI.
  • Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State (ABSU)
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Bauchi State (ATBU)
  • Adamawa State University, Mubi, Adamawa State (ADSU)
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden, Akwa Ibom State (AKSU)
  • Anambra State University, Uli, Anambra State (ANSU)
  • Cross Rivers University of Technology, Calabar, Cross River State (CRUTECH)
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
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Full List of Federal Universities that Accepts Second Choice Candidates

  • Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD)
  • Federal University Dutsin-ma, Kastina State (FUDMA)
  • Federal University Gashua, Yobe State (FUGASHUA)
  • Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State (FUGUS)
  • Federal University Kashere, Gombe State (FUK)
  • Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
  • Federal University Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  • Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State (FUOTUOKE)
  • Federal University Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State (FUBK)
  • Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULOKOJA)
  • Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE)
  • University of Maiduguri, Borno State (UNIMAID)
  • You can add yours in the comment box below, and we will update it here. Thanks

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Full List of Federal Universities that Accepts Second Choice Candidates

  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
  • You can add yours in the comment box below, and we will update it here. Thanks

Full List of Private Universities that Accepts Second Choice Candidates

  • American University of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa
  • Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  • Modibo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa
  • Obong University, Obong, Ntak Akwa-Ibom State
  • Paul University, Awka, Anambra State
  • Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State
  • Tansian University, Oba, Anambra State
  • University of Mkar, Gboko, Benue State
  • Western Delta University, Ogbara, Delta State
  • You can add yours in the comment box below and we will update it here. Thanks

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