This post contains information about Ahmadu Bello University Admission Requirements For All Courses.

Ahmadu Bello University is a federal university located in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. ABU was founded on 4th October 1962.

Edublog9ja.com has compiled the admission requirements for all courses offered in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

Currently Ahmadu Bello University has 12 faculties namely :

  • Faculty of Administration
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Environmental Design
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDYING IN AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY 

FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATION

ACCOUNTING 

Direct Entry Requirements 

1. Two ‘A’ level/IJMB Passes in Management/Social Science Subjects one of which must be Economics.

2. A credit/Merit Pass in ABU Diploma in Accounting, Banking, Islamic Banking or Insurance.

UTME Requirements

Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Economics Mathematics and any other two (2) relevant subjects.

UTME Subjects

Use of English, Economics, Mathematics and any Management or Social Science subject.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 

Direct Entry Requirements 

1) Two ‘A’ Level / IJMB passes IN Management/Social Science Subjects one of which must be Economics.

2) A credit/Merit in ABU Diploma in Insurance,
Management, Banking or Accounting.

UTME Requirements

Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English
Language, Economics, Mathematics and any other two (2) Subjects.

UTME Subjects

Use of English, Economics, mathematics and any Management or Social Science Subject.

INSURANCE

Direct Entry Requirements 

1) Two ‘A’ Level / IJMB passes in Management/Social Science Subjects one of which must be Economics.

2) A credit/Merit in ABU Diploma in Insurance,
Management, Banking or Accounting.

UTME Requirements

Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Economics, Mathematics and any
other two (2) Subjects.

UTME Subjects

Use of English, Economics, mathematics
and any Management or Social Science Subject.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 

Direct Entry Requirements 

1) Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes one of which must include Government/History.

2) A Merit Grade in ABU Diploma in Public Administration or Local Government.

UTME Requirements

Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Government or History, Economics, Mathematics and any one Management or Social Science Subject.

UTME Subjects

Use of English, Government/History, Economics and any other subject.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND DEVELOPMENT 
STUDIES 

Direct Entry Requirements 

1) Two ‘A’ level / IJMB passes one of which must include Government or History.

2) A Merit Pass in ABU Diploma in Local Government or Public Administration.

UTME Subjects

Five ‘0’ level credit passes including English Language, Government or History, Economics and any other two subjects.

UTME Subjects

At least a pass in Mathematics.Use of English,
Government/History, Economics and any other subject.

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Direct Entry Requirements 

1) Two ‘A’ level / IJMB Passes in Chemistry and Biology or Botany or Zoology.

2) HND in Agriculture or related field of study with a minimum of credit pass.

3) OND in Agriculture or related field of study with a minimum of Distinction pass.

UTME Requirements

Five ‘0’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science.

UTME Subjects

Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science.

FACULTY OF ARTS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE 

Direct Entry Requirements 

Two ‘A’ level papers including English at IJMB/ NCE, or a minimum of Merit in Diploma.

Candidates with Diploma must also possess pass in Literature in English.

General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies ‘O’ level English requirement.

UTME Requirements

Five ‘0’ level credit passes to include Literature in English , English Language, and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.

UTME Subjects

Use of English, one Arts subject and two other Arts or Social Science subjects.

ENGLISH LITERATURE 

Direct Entry Requirements 

Two ‘A’ level papers including English at IJMB/ NCE, or a minimum of Merit at Diploma.

Candidates with Diploma must also possess pass in Literature in English.

General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.

UTME Requirements

Five ‘0’ level credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language.

UTME Subjects

Use of English, one Arts subject and two other Arts or Social Science subjects.

THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS

Direct Entry Requirements 

Two ‘A’ level papers in English, Performing Arts, Journalism, Mass Communication, Creative Arts, Music and Dance, Literature in English, or any Nigerian Language at IJMB/NCE, or a minimum of Merit at Diploma.

Candidates with Diploma must also possess pass in Literature in English.

General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’level English requirement.

UTME Requirements

Five ‘0’ level credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language, and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.

UTME Subjects

Use of English, Literature in English and two other relevant subjects.

ARCHAEOLOGY

Direct Entry Requirements

Two ‘A’ level papers in Science/Arts/Social Science at IJMB/ NCE, or a minimum of Merit in Diploma from a recognized institution.General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.

UTME Requirements

Five ‘O’ level credit passes which must include English Language and other Science/Arts/Social Science subjects.

UTME Subjects

Use of English, History or Government and two other subjects from Arts/Social Sciences OR any three Science subjects.

ARCHAELOGY/HISTORY

Direct Entry Requirements

Two ‘A’ level papers in Science/Arts/Social Science at IJMB/NCE, or a minimum of Merit in Diploma from a recognized institution.

General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.

UTME Requirements &UTME Subjects is same as in Archaelogy.

Full requirements for all courses offered in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is available in the pdf below. 

OTHER FACULTIES 
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