UNICAL Cut-Off Mark for 2023/2024 Admission Exercise


  • The University of Calabar (UNICAL) releases its cut-off mark for the 2023/2024 academic session. Candidates who scored 140 or above in the Joint Admissions & Matriculation Examination and chose UNICAL as their first choice are eligible for the Post UTME screening exercise.

University of Calabar Cut Off Mark

The University of Calabar (UNICAL), one of Nigeria’s prestigious second-generation federal universities, has made an important announcement regarding the cut-off mark for the 2023/2024 academic session. This cut-off mark, a pivotal determinant for prospective students’ eligibility for the Post UTME screening exercise, is a central component of the admission process.

University University of Calabar (UNICAL)
Admission Session 2023/2024
Cut-Off Mark 140
Post UTME Eligibility Scored 140 and above in JAMB and chose UNICAL as First Choice
Degree Courses Offers numerous courses from Accounting, Computer Science to Nursing, among others
Post UTME Process Candidates meeting the cut-off mark are eligible for the Post UTME screening

An Introduction to UNICAL

Located in the heart of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, UNICAL has stood as a beacon of academic excellence since its inception. Originally a campus of the University of Nigeria until 1975, UNICAL was established by decree with the enduring motto “Knowledge for Service”. The university’s architecture, designed by John Elliott, embodies the institution’s commitment to fostering an environment conducive to intellectual growth and service-oriented learning.


The UNICAL Cut-Off Mark

UNICAL’s management team has officially released the cut-off mark for the forthcoming academic session. The all-important number for the 2023/2024 session is set at 140. This means that only candidates who scored 140 or above in the Joint Admissions & Matriculation Examination (JAMB), and have chosen UNICAL as their first choice, are eligible to apply for the Post UTME screening exercise.

Courses and Eligibility

The cut-off mark applies to an array of degree courses offered at UNICAL. Prospective students who meet or exceed the set cut-off of 140 points are eligible to apply for the following courses:

  1. Accounting
  2. Adult Education
  3. Agric-Economics and Extension
  4. Agricultural Engineering
  5. Agricultural Science and Education
  6. Agriculture
  7. Animal Science
  8. Applied Chemistry
  9. Applied Geophysics
  10. Architecture
  11. Banking and Finance
  12. Biochemistry
  13. Botany
  14. Business Education
  15. Business Management/Management Science
  16. Chemistry
  17. Christian Religious Studies
  18. Computer Science
  19. Dentistry and Dental Surgery
  20. Doctor of Pharmacy
  21. Economics
  22. Education and Biology
  23. Education and Chemistry
  24. Education and Economics
  25. Education and English Language
  26. Education and French
  27. Education and Geography
  28. Education and History
  29. Education and Mathematics
  30. Education and Physics
  31. Education and Political Science
  32. Education and Religious Studies
  33. Education and Social Science
  34. Education and Social Studies
  35. Education Arts
  36. Education Technology
  37. Educational / Psychology Guidance and Counselling
  38. Educational Administration and Planning
  39. Educational Foundations
  40. Educational Psychology
  41. Educational Technology
  42. Electronics and Computer Technology
  43. Elementary Education
  44. English and Literary Studies
  45. Environmental Education
  46. Environmental Protection and Resources Management
  47. Estate Management
  48. Fisheries and Aquaculture
  49. Food Science and Technology
  50. Forestry and Wildlife Management
  51. French
  52. Genetics and Biotechnology
  53. Geography and Environmental Science
  54. Geology
  55. Guidance and Counselling
  56. History and International Studies
  57. Home Economics and Education
  58. Human Anatomy
  59. Human Kinetics and Health Education
  60. Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  61. Human Physiology
  62. Law
  63. Library and Information Science
  64. Linguistics
  65. Linguistics and Communication Studies
  66. Marketing
  67. Mass Communication
  68. Mathematics/Statistics
  69. Medical Laboratory Science
  70. Medicine and Surgery
  71. Microbiology
  72. Music
  73. Nursing/Nursing Science
  74. Peace and Conflict Studies
  75. Pharmacology
  76. Philosophy
  77. Physical and Health Education
  78. Physics
  79. Policy and Administrative Studies
  80. Political Science
  81. Public Administration
  82. Public Health Technology
  83. Pure Chemistry
  84. Radiography
  85. Religious Studies
  86. Science Laboratory Technology
  87. Social Work
  88. Sociology
  89. Soil Science
  90. Special Education
  91. Statistics
  92. Surveying and Geo-Informatics
  93. Teacher Education Science
  94. Technology and Vocational Education
  95. Theatre Arts
  96. Tourism Studies
  97. Urban and Regional Planning
  98. Zoology

Final Words

The University of Calabar remains committed to its traditional mandate of offering “Knowledge for Service”. It is a hub for budding academics seeking to create an impact in their respective fields. Remember, the cut-off mark is a crucial factor in the admission process, and scoring above it doesn’t just mean eligibility for the Post UTME screening exercise, but it also signifies one step closer to becoming a part of the prestigious UNICAL community.

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