The University of Ibadan Opens A Special Window to Admit Undergraduate Candidates To Study On The University’s Open Distance eLearning (ODeL)


The University of Ibadan has opened a special window to all UI POST-UTME candidates who are qualified but could not gain admission to study on the Face-to-Face Mode of Studies, due to limited admission quota and a highly competitive admission process.


Interested candidates in this category would be required to effect a change in their Mode of Studies on the Mode of Study Application Portal of the University ( to ODeL.


The Premier University is focused on expanding the frontiers of learning through ICT-enabled borderless education, and has set in place seamless mobile classroom with specialised video-conferencing tools that can accommodate thousands of students at the same time to bridge the gap of space, with the compliment of course materials and supplement of interactive sessions with the course lecturers”.


Students in the ODeL Mode of Studies like their counterparts in the physical classroom mode, are exposed to the same curriculum by the same university lecturers. They sit for the same examinations, obtain the same prestigious UI certificates, and are also eligible for mobilization for the NYSC scheme.

“Statutory requirement to study in the University of Ibadan is 5 or 6 “ O Level credits in relevant WAEC/NECO subjects in one or two sitting(s) respectively. Direct Entry and Fast Track is open to candidates with distinctions or upper credits in A’ Levels, NCE, OND, HND, Degrees from recognised institutions in relevant subject areas and work experience”.

Candidates who could not sit for the JAMB Examination, but have interest to study at the premier university can seize this opportunity to also apply and be admitted to study at the University via the flexible Open Distance and eLearning (ODeL) mode”.

“The undergraduate academic programmes that students can study via ODeL in the University of Ibadan are available on the University Website, and they include the following course:

BNS Nursing

B.Sc Computer Science

B.Sc Statistics

BSW. Social Work

B.Sc Sociology

B.Sc Psychology

B.Sc Political Science


B.Sc Economics

B.A. Communications and Language Arts

B.A. English

B.A. Philosophy and Public Affairs

B.A. History and Diplomatic Studies

B.Ed Adult Education

B.Ed Guidance and Counselling

B.Ed Educational Management

BLIS. Library and Information Studies”.

Candidates who desire to study at the Distance Learning Centre of the University for the 2022/2023 Academic Session should apply on the University Portal:

For further enquiries, candidates can send messages to the following number on WhatsApp (07041865090) or call: +2348104812619 or +2349039287758.

Thank you.

Olubunmi O Faluyi



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