AKSU- cutoff marks for 2019/2020 academic session released... see details

Akwa Ibom State University popularly known as AKSU is a great citadel of learning and  one of the most sought after universities in the South South region of Nigeria- the giant of Africa. Prior to this and as expected, admission into this institution is purely by merit.

 To gain admission into Akwa Ibom State University, the following obligations must be met;

1)You must have your complete O’level results as awaiting results are not accepted.

2) You must select AKSU as your first choice of university during JAMB registration and scoring at least 180 and above which is the minimum required cut off mark for gaining admission into this great citadel of learning.

The management of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) authority wishes to inform all prospective candidates that the JAMB official cut off mark for AKSU for the 2019/2020 academic session has been released by the school authority. Candidates who initially did not select AKSU as their first choice will be required to effect a change of course and institution form through any approved JAMB CBT Centre closest to you. For candidate residing in Uyo and its environ, it is advisable to go directly to JAMB office for this purpose.

All candidate that chose AKSU during the 2019/2020 UTME are to confirm via the list if they score up to the minimum required cut off mark.

Warning!!! meeting AKSU JAMB cut off mark does not guarantee any candidate automatic admission into the university, as internal screen would be carried out by the school authority and upon crossing that stage, you would be admitted into the university.

Still on AKSU cut off mark for 2019/2020 academic session, please be informed that passing the approved JAMB cut off mark and post UTME screening exercise is not enough, candidates must meet the required cut off point for the course being applied for before admission can be given. You may want to find out how you can know if you meet AKSU cut off mark for your course? All that is needed from you is to calculate your aggregate score or aggregate cut off mark which is a combination of your JAMB score and post UTME score after you must have divided your JAMB score by 8 and post UTME by 2 and summing up both (JAMB and Post UTME) together. You can read up on how to calculate AKSU’s aggregate score as the practical example would give you a clearer understanding.


Surprisingly Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) cut-off mark for 2019/2020 is 180 just like most state universities. However, departments still have their cut off marks. So the aggregate of your JAMB, O’Level result and Post UTME score is calculated to give the departmental cut off marks.

See AKSU departmental cut off mark for all courses 2019/2020 academic session below:

Courses and Dept Cut Off Mark

Accounting 250 and above

Agricultural Economics and Extension 230 and above

Agricultural Engineering 230 and above

Animal Science 230 and above

Applied Geophysics 230 and above

Biological sciences 230 and above

Biology Education 220 and above

Botany 240 and above

Business Administration 240 and above

Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering 250 and above

Chemistry 230 and above

Chemistry Education 220 and above

Computer Science 240 and above

Crop Science 230 and above

Economics 240 and above

Electrical and Electronics Engineering 250 and above

English and Literary Studies 240 and above

Fisheries and Aquaculture 240 and above

Genetics and Biotechnology 240 and above

Geology/Geosciences 230 and above

Geotechnique / Hydrogeology 230 and

History and International Studies 220 and above

Integrated Science Education 200 and above

Marine Biology 240 and above

Marine Engineering/Naval Architecture 240 and above

Marine Environmental Sciences 240 and above

Marine Transportation 240 and above

Marketing 240 and above

Mass Communication 240 and above

Mathematics Education 220 and above

Mathematics/Statistics 220 and above

Mechanical Engineering 250 and above

Microbiology 240 and above

Oceanography 240 and above

Performing (Theatre Arts) 220 and above

Petroleum Engineering 260 and above

Petroleum Geology 250 and above

Philosophy 200 and above

Physics 220 and above

Physics Education 190 and above

Political Sciences 220 and above

Public Administration 220 and above

Religious and Cultural Studies 220 and above

Soil Science 230 and above

Statistics 240 and above

Zoology 230 and above

Meanwhile see the candidate that has the highest JAMB SCORE here

Scoring up to the minimum required cut off mark gives candidates the eligibility to purchase their post UTME form for 2019/2020 as soon as it is released by the management of the university.
Have you chosen AKSU as your preferred choice of institution during your UTME registration?
If yes and you were able to beat their (AKSU) JAMB cut off mark for 2019/2020, then you are good to go but if otherwise is the case, the only option would be for you to change your course or institution, you can read on
how to change your course and institution through JAMB you will see the step by step approach on getting it done.

(i) Admission into the Akwa Ibom State University shall be through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) or Direct Entry.
In addition to attaining the general required standard in UTME, candidates must satisfy the general University requirements as well as the specific Faculty and Programmes requirements.
All admissions shall be through JAMB.

(ii) The candidate must be over 16 years of age by 1st October in the year of

(iii) Candidates must possess at least 5 credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.

(iv) Candidates with Teachers Grade II (TC II) with passes at credit or merit levels in conjunction with credit passes in relevant subjects at GCE, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents may be considered.

 No subject may be counted at both TC II and GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents.

Candidates for Direct Entry admission must possess any of the following qualifications:
(i) Two (2) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects and at least credit passes in three (3) other subjects, including English Language at GCE (O/L), WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.

(ii) Three (3) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects and at least credit passes in two (2) other subjects including English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings.

(iii) Two (2) passes at merit level or above in two (2) recognized NCE, OND, HND subjects or approved equivalents and at least 3 credit passes in other subjects including English Language at GCE O/L WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.

Other Admission Requirements
(i) A pass in general paper at HSC or approved equivalents would not be accepted as a substitute for a credit pass in English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents.
As usual, we try to remind candidates that the higher their JAMB score, the better the chances of gaining admission into the selected university or polytechnics of their choices.

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Also, please note that AKSU admit based on merit though indigenes stand better chances of gaining admission than non-indigenes. This is a practice that is applicable in all states universities in Nigeria.
Hope this was informative enough? if you have any question as regards the minimum cut off mark required by candidates to sit for AKSU post UTME for 2019/2020 academic session, you can reach out to us through the comment section below and we shall gladly respond to all questions accordingly.

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