Check UNIBEN 2016/2017 1st Batch Admission List www.uniben.waeup.org
This is to inform all the candidates that participated in the University of Benin (UNIBEN) admission screening exercise that the management of the institution has released the merit/first list of candidates offered provisional admission into the university various undergraduate programmes for the 2016/2017 academic session.
How To Check Your UNIBEN Admission Status.
1. Go to UNIBEN waeup portal at https://uniben.waeup.org/login,
2. Supply your PUTME username and password used for application and result checking;
3. Finally, click ‘Login’ to access your admission status.
Note: Online Clearance also starts on Friday 11th, November 2016. Information concerning physical clearance will be announced later.
University of Benin History
The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1 July 1971. In his Budget Speech in April 1972, the then Military Governor of Mid-Western State, Col. S. O. Ogbemudia(then also Visitor to the University) formally announced the change of the name of the Institute of Technology to the University of Benin. Optometry program was also founded (established) within the Faculty of Science in 1972 under the headship of Dr.Paul Ogbuehi (debpartment of Physics). By 1976, Optometry program in UNIBEN had on its faculty qualified professional with practice licences from Canada, England, and United States of America. The program had a faculty-student ratio of 2:1, many from College of Medicine and Medical Sciences earned its accredited On 1 April 1975 the University at the request of the State Government, was taken over by the Federal Government and became a Federal University.
Today, the University has continued to grow from strength to strength with a number of Faculties, Departments, Institutes and Units. Following NUC’s directives, the University experimented with the Collegiate System in 1991/92 and 1992/93.
However, in the light of new developments, the University reverted to the Faculty System except for the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Basic Medical Sciences, and Institute of Child Health which reverted to the Collegiate System in August, 1999, with a Provost as its administrative head. The Faculties as presently constituted are those of Agriculture, Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Life Science, Pharmacy, Physical Science, Social Science, and the College of Medical Sciences (which has three Schools: Basic Medical Sciences; Dentistry and Medicine; and the Institute of Child Health).