UITH Post-Basic Nursing Entrance Examination 2023/2024

UITH School of Nursing Entrance Exam

The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital UITH post-basic nursing entrance examination for the 2023/2024 academic session.

The management of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has announced the dates for the 2023/2024 academic session post-basic nursing programs.

UITH Post-Basic Nursing Entrance Examination

UITH Post-Basic Nursing Entrance Examination Schedule

This is to inform prospective students of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) School of Post-Basic Nursing Studies that the earlier scheduled entrance examination/interview should be held between 16 to 17 August 2023, as initially indicated in the advertisement, has been postponed.

This postponement became necessary due to some unforeseen circumstances.

The exam/interview will take place from 16 to 17 August 2023 at 8:00 am.

Check also: FUTMINNA Postgraduate Admission Form 2022/2023 is Out


The prospective candidate should possess the following qualifications/features:

  • Five (5) credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in WASSCE/NECO at not more than two (2) sittings.
  • NABTEB is accepted but cannot be combined with any other O’Level Certificate (WASSCE/NECO)
  • Candidates must not be under 17 years of age at the time of application.
  • Candidates must not have any criminal record.
  • Candidates must not have any deformities on their hands.


The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Ilorin General Purpose Account will receive the N10,000 (Ten Thousand Naira Only) application fee through Remita.

Candidates must pay using their identity as Payer; if they do not, they risk being excluded from consideration for admission.


All application forms should be completed online on or before 28th July 2023.


Written test: August 16–17, 2023, between Thursday and Saturday. Beginning on August 1, 2023, candidates must confirm the date on the UITH website.
Interview in person: August 21, 2023.


 University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital School Complex (Former Maternity Hospital), Amilegbe, Ilorin.


How many questions are on the entrance exam for nursing?

National League for Nursing Entrance Examination (PAX)
The PAX evaluates a candidate’s linguistic, mathematical, and scientific knowledge. 160 multiple-choice questions, including 60 each on reading comprehension and word knowledge, are spread throughout three subject areas. 40 math problems.

What is the nursing program’s cutoff score at UITH?

Applicants must have taken the UTME, administered by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to be considered. Candidates must score at least 120 to be eligible to apply and be screened.

Does the nursing school require JAMB scores?

JAMB is typically required for admission to nursing universities.
As was already mentioned, the board is in charge of overseeing admission at all universities, whether they are public or private. Thus, those offering nursing must submit JAMB UTME/DE forms before providing admissions.

How long does nursing take at UITH?

The Teaching Hospital Nursing Program at the University of Ilorin. After finishing a three-year basic nursing program (RN), you can become a registered nurse. So, you can make use of this. You can also continue your studies for a registered midwifery degree at another or the same institution (RM

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