Ekiti State University Admission Form, Registration, School Fees 2024

Ekiti State University, EKSU

Ekiti State University (EKSU)

It is not enough for a school to merely exist in one place. The influence and impact of the school have to be felt not just in the immediate vicinity but throughout the State. For Ekiti State University (EKSU), it has allowed its influence to be felt by adopting a philosophy of development.

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Also known as the ‘Development University’, EKSU is known for providing all the functions that an academic institution of higher learning can in a developmental process. It also aims to identify and resolve developmental problems.

EKSU’s vision is that its students will gain quality education and conquer challenges by utilizing the spirit of self-actualization that has been inculcated in them. They also hope to raise students who will rise to the challenge of handling contemporary environmental and socioeconomic issues.

Ekiti State University, EKSU

About Ekiti State University

The creation of the university was unseemly based on the mere promise of the then-gubernatorial candidate for Ondo State, Chief M. A. Ajasin. After he was elected and sworn in, he fulfilled his promise in March 1981, when he announced the establishment of a multi-campus university.

This announcement was made at the launch of the 4th National Development Plan. To further elevate the people’s trust in his promise, he selected seventeen (17) individuals to form the Consultative Committee who would work on the university’s Blueprint.

What was the aim of creating the University?

Ekiti State University was created to provide a high-quality educational experience through excellent teaching and research methods for the benefit of society, the national economy, and culture.

What is the Cutoff Mark for Ekiti State University?

All applicants who are interested in being students at EKSU must have at least the required general cut-off mark of 180 before they are eligible to apply.

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What are the benefits of Attending Ekiti State University?

Here are some reasons why you should attend Ekiti State University:

  1. Unlike most Federal Universities in Nigeria, the school’s academic programs are not constantly interrupted. There is no industrial protest or strike by academic or non-academic staff.
  2. The school has a conducive and serene environment that promotes learning.
  3. The school’s tuition fees are quite affordable.
  4. Students’ results are processed in time.
  5. Students who apply for the five (5) years Continuing Education programs can participate at NYSC.
  6. The university has qualified and seasoned lecturers.

Who Was the First Registrar of EKSU?

The first Registrar was appointed in March 1982 by the University’s Council. His name is Chief Dr. J. G. O. Adegbite.

Where is Ekiti State University located?

The University is located precisely on Secretariat Road, 360101, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

When is the Foundation Day for EKSU?

The University Council in 1982 declared the 30th March of every year to be the University’s Foundation Day.

When was the First Matriculation in EKSU Held?

EKSU held its first matriculation ceremony on Friday, 25th March 1983. It was held at the Assembly Hall of Ajitadidun Temporary Campus, Ado-Ekiti.

How Much Does the UTME and DE form Cost in EKSU?

The UTME and DE forms for Ekiti State University cost two thousand naira (N2,000) only.

Requirements for getting admission into Ekiti State University

  1. The applicant should score a minimum of 160 and above in his/her JAMB. This score does not, however, apply to all the courses. Professional courses like Medicine, Law, and Nursing need 250, 250, and 220 scores respectively.
  2. Applicants should have a minimum of five (5) credit passes in either WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB. Direct Entry students should have at least a lower credit score to qualify.
  3. Applicants should choose EKSU as their first choice. Those who did not do that can still apply. However, they are advised to effect an immediate change of institution to EKSU.
  4. The candidate should not be less than sixteen (16) years of age.

Ekiti State University, EKSU

Guidelines for Applying to the Ekiti State University.

Applying to study at EKSU should not be too tasking. Follow these simple steps to make a successful application.

  1. Visit the school’s official website at eksu.edu.ng, it will navigate you to the school’s online application portal.
  2. Select ‘New Applicant’ and provide the necessary data required of you to create your account.
  3. It is advisable to use your Jamb Reg No as your password.
  4. A confirmation link will be sent to your email address. Click the link to confirm your email and complete your registration.
  5. You will be diverted back to the online application portal page. You can now log in with your email and password.
  6. After you are done registering, cross-check your details and make your payment.
  7. After successfully paying, click the “Proceed” button to fill in the form.
  8. Upload your recent passport photograph with a white background. The passport should be in JPEG format only.
  9. If you have your WAEC or NECO results, then fill them in too. However, if you do not have it, you can wait for results on the condition that once they are released, you will supply them.
  10. Submit your application and print out a hard copy of the completed form.

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Has Ekiti State University Started Accepting Applications for the 2024/2025 Academic Session?

Yes, Ekiti State University has started accepting applications from interested candidates. Candidates are advised to commence the purchase of UTME and DE forms for the 2024/2025 academic session.

What Courses does Ekiti State University offer?

Below is the list of accredited courses offered by EKSU;

S/N Faculty Courses




Banking and Finance
Business Administration






Hospitality and Tourism
Forestry Wildlife and Fisheries
Crop Soil and Environmental Science
Agricultural Economics and Extension Services
Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
Animal Production and Health Services














Biological Science (s)
Computer Science
Science Laboratory Technology
Pure Chemistry
Plant Science and Forestry
Industrial Mathematics
Industrial Chemistry







Social Sciences

Political Science
Geography and Planning Science







Arts and Humanities

Arab and Islamic Studies
Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies
Theatre Arts
Religious Studies
English and Literary Studies
History and International Studies






Mechanical Engineering
Environmental Management
Computer Engineering
Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Civil Engineering
7 Law and Legal Studies Law
8 Faculty of Education Agricultural Science and Education
Adult Education
Vocational and Technical Education
Business Education
Curriculum Studies
Physical and Health Education
Nursery and Primary Education
Education & Accountancy
Education and Christian Religious Studies
Mathematics/Statistics Education
Industrial Technical Education
Education and Computer Science
Education and Economics
Human Kinetics and Health Education
Guidance & Counseling
Education and Electrical/Electronic Technology
Education and Mathematics
Educational Management and Planning
Educational Management
Education and Mechanical & Auto Mechanical Technology
Education and Physics
Education and Yoruba
Education and Biology
Education and Chemistry
Education and English Language.
Education and French.
Education and Geography
Education and History.
Education and Integrated Science
Education and Political Science
Education and Science
Education and Social Studies
Education and Foundations and Management
Educational Management
Educational Management & Planning
Technical Education



Basic and Allied Medicine

Pathology (Morbid Anatomy), and Physiology.



Clinical Sciences

Obstetrics and Gynecology and Surgery.
Epidemiology and Community Health

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