OAU Cut Off Mark For Medicine And Surgery 2021/2022

Latest update: OAU cut off mark for medicine and surgery 2021 has been been released, and JAMB admission requirements for medicine and surgery has also been announced too.

OAU cut off mark for medicine and surgery

Obafemi Awolowo University school fees for medicine and surgery has been released on OAU Eportal.


This is to inform all medicine and surgery aspirants of Obafemi Awolowo university, Ile ife, that the current admission requirements for medicine and surgery is now available.



Medicine and surgery is one of the most sought after courses in Obafemi Awolowo University, not only that OAU is among the best university to study medicine in Nigeria currently.






To gain admission into department of medicine and surgery in OAU is very easy once you meet up with the requirements.


What is medicine and surgery all about?

Medicine is the science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease (in technical use often taken to exclude surgery).

While, surgery is the branch of medical practice that treats injuries, diseases, and deformities by the physical removal, repair, or readjustment of organs and tissues, often involving cutting into the body.




For you to be step ahead of others, their are some minimum admission requirements that you need to fulfill to be able to qualify for the admission process.



OAU cut off mark for medicine and surgery and requirements

You must have a minimum of at least five (5) credit passes in your O’level subjects including; Mathematics English language, , physics, chemistry, and biology in not more than two sittings.

Must score upto the general minimum cut off mark in UTME.

must meet up with other necessary admission requirements of OAU.



JAMB cut off mark for OAU is 180.

OAU Cut off mark for medicine and surgery is 250.


JAMB subject combination for medicine and surgery in OAU

  •  English
  • Mathematics
  •   Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics.


Wait, did you chose medicine and surgery during your JAMB 2021/2022 registration and you score below 250?



you are not alone! The best option is for you to look for another course that is related to medicine Surgery and apply for change of course or,

If you know any institution that accept below 250 in medicine and surgery then you can apply for change of institution.



I scored 200 is their any guarantee that I will gain admission?

I can’t guarantee you because their are lot of candidates that scored above 200 that are still running the race with you, but scoring above the OAU cut off mark for medicine and surgery will give you more chance.



How do I gain admission into OAU without stress?

For you to gain admission into OAU without stress you need to fulfill all the above requirements and choose OAU as your first choice of institution.



How many years is medicine and surgery in OAU?

Six (6) years for UTME candidates, and five (5) years for direct entry canidates that will start from 200 level.



Why should I study medicine and surgery in OAU?

You will have opportunity to learn in a comfortable environment with full practical experience.


In fact this course will help you to make a real difference to people’s lives by helping to alleviate pain and suffering. it’s a respected profession.



Is medicine the hardest degree?

It’s no more a secret that Medicine is one of the hardest degrees in Nigeria and the world in general, the courses are so competitive. each year over thousands of students apply for medicine and surgery in Obafemi Awolowo university.

Studying course like medicine in OAU is not easy at all, you must be ready to face stress.

Studying medicine comes with a certain expectation to work harder on average than most other students. They spend more hour learning and doing practical.


Is studying medical worth it?

Yes! Studying Medicine in Obafemi Awolowo university worth it 100%, and it also need a big financial and time investment. But the benefits are definitely worth it.

If you are passionate about science, healthcare and helping people, and you find the human body fascinating, you cannot go wrong with studying and working in Medicine and Health.

Job Opportunities for medicine and surgery

  • Doctors – State and Federal hospitals,
  • Health Centers,
  • Clinics,
  • Lecturing
  • Multinational companies, etc.


Challenges Of The Profession

  1. The profession is very time consuming.
  2. Risk of exposure to radiation in the case of Radiology.
  3. Risk to life (i.e. from the family members of patients) in case of the inability to save a patient’s life.
  4. Risk of exposure to certain infectious diseases e.g. HIV even as Doctors


Finally, If you have any question related to OAU cut off mark for medicine and surgery feel free to ask using the comment box.

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