Foundation Admission Requirements

The Joint University Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB) is a National Examinations body approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria in December 2013. It was formally established in April 2014 by a consortium of ten (10) Partnering University led by the University of Lagos.


The Board has the responsibility of conducting common and standard examinations for the Candidates, who have been exposed to a minimum of one year approved courses in the different Universities Foundation programmes and are seeking direct entry admission into University courses at the 200level in Nigeria and partnering foreign Universities.


The Joint University Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) has been set up by some partnering Universities to facilitate Direct Entry admissions into various University courses globally, by conducting credible Examinations for candidates taught on a qualitative and well balanced curriculum.


The University was granted approval to run a foundation programme with effect from November 2015. A total of six subjects are offered which include Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography and Economics. Candidates are to choose three subjects relevant to their programme.



Candidates should possess five (5) O'level Credits in SSCE/NECO/NABTEB or equivalent at one or two sittings in relevant subjects.


Method of Application


Interested candidates are to PAY the application fee and APPLY for admission ONLINE.


To apply for admission, follow the steps below:

i. Visit our portal -

Foundation Programme Application Portal

ii. Make payment using a Mastercard that is registered for online payment. Print out your receipt, and come along with it to the screening centre.
iii. Proceed immediately to fill the online application form and print out your application information.


NOTE: You will be expected to submit the receipt and application information printed from the portal on the day of Screening at the Centres



Please do not make any payment to any individual to gain admission into Bells University of Technology.All payments to Bells University must be made online through our portal.


For further information, contact:


Admissions: 0811-454-5150, 0812-460-6042,08139327665, 07087138753


For Assistance on using the portal: 0909-207-3309, 0703-855-8678



Eligible candidates must pass the JUPEB examinations in the relevant courses for their proposed University Degree Programme as well as obtain and process the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Direct Entry application form.