How to Gain Direct Entry Admission into 200 Level in Any University:
Has JAMB become your enemy? Or do you want to gain admission before your class mates? The solution to your heart desire is IJMB!
IJMB simply stand for Interim Joint Matriculation Board, established in 1975. It is an Approved, Proven and Certified Advanced level programme moderated by Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) and having coordinating body in various tertiary institutions and different study centres nationwide.
The programme at the initial stage was designed to provide an opportunity for candidates who cannot gain admission to regular degree programmes in Northern Universities due to different reasons. The most important entry qualification into the programme is purely Ordinary Level result (O’level), also candidates awaiting result can also apply.
How it works
All prospective candidates are required to select any THREE (3) A/L IJMB Subject Combination identified with their preferred course of study in the university be it Science, Art or Social Science Course. The candidates would then be lectured for the stipulated period at their respective Study Centre and thereafter sit for the final examination. After the completion of the programme, successful candidates accordingly utilize their IJMB certificate to secure admission into 200level in any Nigeria tertiary institution through Direct Entry.
The Authenticity of IJMB Programme to get Direct Entry Admission
The IJMB certificate is presently recognized and accepted in more than 80% of Nigeria federal, state and private Universities. However, prospective candidates can check (item 2.2) of JAMB BROCHURE to confirm its authenticity.
The Programme Duration
The programme runs for a maximum period of one academic session divided into two semesters. Academic activities in every centre begin every March and end January. The examination is conducted every February.
The Programme Eligibility
This programme is open to all interested candidates nationwide and any course can be offered be it Science, Art or Social Science.
How to Apply for IJMB towards getting Direct Entry Admission
- Delighted Leaders has a dedicated application page for IJMB registration.
- All candidates who want to apply for IJMB programme should visit their application page.
- They have detailed guild and procedures to follow for registration thereon.
The IJMB Requirements
IJMB requirements and primary entry qualification is your ordinary level result. Before anyone can apply for IJMB, such must have completed his/her secondary school education. However, candidates awaiting ordinary level result can also apply for the IJMB programme. Candidates who are rounding up secondary school can also apply for the programme.
The basic requirements for IJMB admission are stated below:
- O’Level Result (Max of 2 sittings)
- Four Passport Photographs
- Birth Certificate
- Certificate of State of origin.
How to Make Use of Your IJMB Result
In order to use your IJMB result to gain admission into 200 Level, you need to visit JAMB website or their nearest office to obtain D.E form (Direct Entry), fill them in correlation with your IJMB result, by then you have the opportunity to choose first and second choice university.
IJMB result does not expire, thus candidate can use their result anytime needed.
The IJMB Syllabus to Help Students to Study Ahead
When you do not make any mistakes with your registration, IJMB Syllabus is added as a PDF to the information that will be sent to you. Candidates are meant to download this IJMB syllabus in this file to start studying and to know what is expected from them at the end of the lectures.
The IJMB Academic Calendar
The academic calendar starts by November every year and it ends by April for the registration of the following year. By March, while the registration is still going on, the lectures for the session will start, which is usually within the mid of March and early April. The lectures will run through to December from that March/ April. For January the revision for the session will start. The examination can start from late January or early February, and the examination last for three weeks. By late April the same year the result will be released.