UNN Direct Entry (DE) Screening Exercise Form 2020/2021 is Out

University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Direct Entry (DE) Admission Screening Form, Requirements, Application Guidelines and Deadline for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified direct entry candidates to the 2020/2021 academic session admission screening exercise.

Only candidates who have registered with Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and have a Degree or at least a Merit/Lower credit level pass in Diploma or NCE, or RN/RM Certificate are eligible for the direct entry admission screening and interview.

Registration exercise for the Direct Entry screening exercise commences on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 and ends on Friday, January 15, 2021 on the university Portal.

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Latest Update: The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced an indefinite postponement of 2020 Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE). In line with the directive from the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), there would be no screening exercise until the conclusion of Senior School Certificate Examinations nationwide.

You will recall that the online registration for the 2020/2021 screening exercise for admission into the University of Nigeria was last extended from Monday, September 28, 2020, to midnight of Saturday, October 31, 2020.

However, in view of the current development, we wish to inform the University Community and the general public that online registration for the 2020/2021 screening exercise will continue from Monday, November 2, 2020, until the conclusion of the Senior School Certificate Examinations by the National Examinations Council (NECO). Eligible candidates who have not registered for the screening exercise are still free to do so.

Thereafter, information on the schedule of the screening exercise would be released on the University Website.



Eligible candidates are required to pay a processing fee of N2,000.00 (Two thousand Naira only) through Remita Platform at any Commercial Bank.

Process Flow for Direct Entry Registration

  1. Log on to the University Website: www.unn.edu.ng
  2. Click on UNN portal (Top right corner of the Website)
  3. Click Prospective Students
  4. Select Online Application Form for 2020/2021 Admission Screening Exercise
  5. Enter JAMB Registration Number
  6.  Generate Invoice
  7. Proceed to bank for Payment or pay using your ATM Card
  8.  Return to Portal
  9. Re-enter JAMB Registration Number
  10. Complete Date of Birth and all other blank fields
  11. Enter O-Level Subjects and Grades (also provide your Centre and Examination Number)
  12. Re-enter your grades correctly
  13. Upload Certificates (ensure that their sizes are not above 100KB)
    •  Birth Certificate
    • Local Government Identification
    • Testimonial
    • First School Leaving Certificate
    •  JAMB Result Slip
    •  O-Level 1
    • O-Level 2 ( For double sitting candidates) and click the NEXT button
  14. Review Summary page and check that all details entered are correct
  15. Check the CONFIRMATION BOX below
  16.  Click SUBMIT
  17.  Print acknowledgement Slip.


Online Registration exercise for the Direct Entry screening end on Friday, January 15, 2021.