BIU Post UTME and Direct Entry Admission Form for 2021/2022

Benson Idahosa University (BIU)

Benson Idahosa University (BIU) Benin City, is now selling post UTME and direct entry screening application form for admission into it’s undergraduate programmes for 2021/2022 academic session.

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Applications are invited for suitably qualified candidates to the Benson Idahosa University (BIU) post UTME screening exercise for the 2021/2022 academic session.

Benson Idahosa University Undergraduate Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirement into any of the underlisted undergraduate programmes is five(5) O’level credit passes including Mathematics and English in relevant subjects as indicated in the current UTME brochure, obtained at not more than two sittings, in any of the following examinations WASSCE, NECO or their equivalent.

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It is mandatory that prospective students should have registered for, and passed the current UTME. Direct entry process for intending students with Diploma or NCE are also available.

NOTE: Candidates who did not choose Benson Idahosa University in their UTME may apply. The university provides a regularization process, to change the University of 1st Choice to Benson Idahosa University, at no cost to the applicant.

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How to Apply for Benson Idahosa University Post UTME Form.

The undergraduate admission process is still open. The process starts with the prospective student completing the admissions form online or obtaining our University’s admission form from any of our contact points in Port-Harcourt, Abuja, Lagos, Warri and the Admissions Office of the University campus on Ugbor Road, GRA, Benin City.


Benson Idahosa University (BIU) have carefully provided admission contacts below to fast-track the processing of admission into their university and answer any questions that may arise:.

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BIU office hours: 9am – 4pm (Mondays to Friday)

All emails should be addressed to

History Benson Idahosa University

At the dedication of the multi-purpose main auditorium, the founder, Archbishop Benson Andrew Idahosa, said “in 1978, God told me I was going to build a university to the glory of his majesty… only God could have done that, as building a university in Nigeria then was the preserve of Federal and State Governments in Nigeria.

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The university commenced its academic programmes as Christian Faith University-Institute of Continuous Learning in 1993 at the Ugbor Campus. Successful candidates were admitted into two faculties—Basic Sciences and Management Sciences. National diploma degrees were awarded to students on completion of a two-year programme in affiliation with University of Benin, Benin City and Edo State University, Ekpoma (now Ambrose Ali University, Edo State).

The head of management was referred to as the rector. The rector was Prof. Uche Gbenedio. With support from Mike Okagbare, the registrar, and Mr. Adams, the bursar. Candidates were admitted into programmes in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Agriculture, Accounting, Economics and Political Science.

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The university was later named “Benson Idahosa University” in 1998. In the 1999/2000 academic session, BIU had three faculties—Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences and Faculty of Arts and Education.

The university received the required license to operate as a private university in Nigeria from the National Universities Commission in February, 2002.

The university’s fourth faculty is the Faculty of Law, which currently has provisional accreditation from the Council of Legal Education.

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In August 2015, BIU opened its second campus, popularly known as Legacy Campus, Okha, with the movement of Faculty of Agriculture and Agricultural Technologies in August 2015, and commencement of Faculty of Engineering in September 2015. Prof. Ben Anyata became the First Dean, Faculty of Engineering in February 2015.

In May 2018, Prof. Sam Guobadia, the acting Vice Chancellor, announced the commencement of a new faculty, the Faculty of Basic Medical and Health Sciences, which is proposed to house the department of Medical Lab Sciences and Nursing.

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