Ahmadu Bello University is one of federal universities of high repute in Nigeria. It is fondly called ABU and is located in Zaria. The institution of higher learning has lots of courses scattered across its 82 academic departments and 12 faculties. In these academics, courses are available at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
In this piece, we shall discuss the admission process for undergraduate with the details you need to know. This contains all you need to know from being an intended applicant to a student. If this is what you are looking for, we’ve got you covered. Just take your time to read through.
The very first point to begin from is to check out the available courses in this citadel of learning. You may as well check your faculty of interest and see if your choice of course is available. After this, you may check out for the specific requirements for admission. From here you may set out to achieve your goal.
Generally, all course will require a five (5) credit passes in O level results (WAEC, NECO, NABTEB) in relevant subjects relating to the intended course of study. This O level results should not be more than two (2) sittings. This should be accompanied with a good UTME score of above 200. Please ensure you are guided on UTME subjects combination, its important.
With the above mentioned academic performance, you are not guaranteed admission yet, but its a good pathway to fulfill your academic pursuit. You will now have to write a post UTME and you will be required to pass it and obtain a certain pass mark based on your intended course of study. If you get through this, you will be offered admission.
Procedure After Admission
Once you have been offered admission, ensure you check your name again to be sure. You will need to go to school and locate your faculty for screening. Please make sure you have the following documents with you for the screening.
- Jamb slip original,
- O’ level results certificate or print out
- Birth certificate
- Local government certificate of identification letter
- Lots of passports
- Secondary school Testimonial
- Letter of admission print out
All of these must be in a file with which you will do your screening.
Next step will to visit the institution portal, www.portal.abu.edu.ng and login into your account. Navigate to the school fees tab, click on the academic session and you will be able to generate transaction slip. Take note of the transaction ID which you will use to make payment at the bank.
Next is your course registration. You should visit your department to ask about the courses to register. After getting the details, you may then log into the portal and proceed to course registration tab. Register all the courses and submit after verifying all the courses. Print the course forms, it will be needed later.
Finally, you will have to request for accommodation. Please note that if you don’t intend to stay on campus, you may ignore it but its best you stay on campus at least for the first year. You will be required to pay for the accommodation too online after been granted one. You do all these via the portal, simply log in to access this.