Admission Requirements to Study Medicine and Surgery in UNIZIK 2024/2025

This guide explains how to get into the Medicine and Surgery program at Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) for the 2024/2025 school year. It applies to all applicants, including:

UTME Applicants: Those applying through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Direct Entry (DE) Applicants requirements for UNIZIK medicine and surgery:

From UNIZIK pre-degree programs (JUPEB or diploma programs).

From other universities with ND or HND certificates (National Diploma/Higher National Diploma).

Transfer students from other universities.

program is approved by Nigeria’s National Universities Commission (NUC) and is known for its quality.

In this post, I will cover everything you need to know about UNIZIK medicine and surgery requirements which includes:

  • Your Secondary school (O’Level) requirements
  • Advanced Placement (A’Level) requirements, if applicable
  • Specific subject combinations needed for the program
  • JAMB cut-off score (minimum UTME score)


The UNIZIK Medicine and Surgery Admission requirements in the 2024/2025 academic session

To study Medicine and Surgery at Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), you need to meet the following requirements:

General Admission Requirements

For admission into medicine and surgery UNIZIK:

  1.  O’Level Results: O’level result is one of the important requirements for admission to every university in Nigeria so UNIZIK is not excluded, I will advise you to always know the subject combination of the course you are aspiring for in other to know your O’level result subject combination, at least you need to credit (5) important subject in your WAEC or NECO or NAPTEB examination which includes mathematics and English language.
  2. Number of Sittings: Your O’Level results should not exceed two (2) sittings.
  3. Age: You must be at least 16 years old at the time of admission.
  4. UTME Score: You need a minimum score of 200 in the UTME.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

For Direct Entry into Medicine and Surgery at UNIZIK:

  1. O’Level Results: You must have at least five (5) credits in your O’Level exams from WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB. These must include English Language and Mathematics.
  2. Number of Sittings: Your O’Level results should not exceed two (2) sittings.
  3. Age: You must be at least 16 years old at the time of admission.

Subject Requirements for Medicine in UNIZIK

Below are UNIZIK Medicine And Surgery required subjects for admission:

Remember that you have to credit (C) this required subject below for you to be able to apply for Medicine and Surgery at Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK);

  • English Language,
  • Chemistry,
  • Physics,
  • Biology.


UNIZIK accepts applications with pending results.

UNIZIK gives admission to their candidates on merit, so it is Left for you to work hard and perform well in the Jamb Exam and screening test. I would also like to let you know that admission at Unizik is competitive.

UNIZIK accepts students with First Class, Second Class Upper, and Upper Credit for the program of medicine and surgery this is for the candidates that have studied in another institution and want to apply through direct entry into the university.

How much are the tuition/school fees for UNIZIK students who are studying medicine and surgery?

The Tuition fees for Medicine and Surgery are affordable, costing less than ₦200,000.

This is paid in the first year you gained admission and you will pay in subsequent years in the school.

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