Education

ATBU Undergraduate Admissions

ATBU Undergraduate Admissions – ATBU is a prestigious higher education school that values academic quality, innovation, and community involvement. As Vice Chancellor of this prestigious university, I am honored to lead an institution dedicated to offering quality education, supporting research and innovation, and cultivating our students’ abilities and aspirations.

ATBU is committed to fostering a vibrant learning environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and overall development.

ABTU Entry Requirements

Prospective students intending to enroll in any of Nigeria’s universities must meet certain entry requirements. Students can apply to any program of their choice and must complete the entry requirements in order to be admitted.

Certificates, diplomas, undergraduate and postgraduate courses are all demanded of students. Some admissions have special entry requirements; so, pay close attention to the program requirements.

Freshers Entry Requirements [100-level]

  • Minimum of SSCE/GCE Ordinary Level Credits at a maximum of two sittings;
  • Minimum cut-off marks in Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Entrance Examination (JAMB) of 180 and above out of a maximum of 400 marks are required.
  • Candidates with a minimum of Merit Pass in National Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND), and other Advanced Level Certificates minimum qualifications with a minimum of 5 O/L Credits are given direct entry admission into the appropriate undergraduate degree programs.

Admission Guidelines

Structures of Postgraduate Programme

The Postgraduate School is headed by the Dean of the School who oversees the day-to-day affairs of the School administratively with the assistance of a Deputy Dean, the Postgraduate School Secretary and other administrative
staff.

The various Schools have Postgraduate Coordinators who help in the running of the affairs of the Postgraduate School in their Schools. All academic activities of the Postgraduate studies are run by the individual Schools which are then co-ordinated by the Postgraduate Board and the Senate.

Graduation Requirement

To satisfy the requirement, a student must take and pass the minimum number of units specified in the course of study before he/she can qualify for the award of a degree of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.

In addition to the above, the student must pass all compulsory General Studies courses and the Industrial Training Courses and submit a graded project report (Thesis) based on a suitable title approved by the programme of study.

Furthermore, the minimum number
of years to be spent in a programme of study upon admission into 100 Level shall be five years.

Direct entry students shall spend a minimum of four years.

The maximum length of time allowed to obtain a degree in the university shall be the minimum period plus half the minimum years, called the maximum residency period.

Registration Guidelines

The following may qualify for admission into the specified Postgraduate programmes:

1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
2. i) Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized universities with at least Second class honours degree. ii) Holders of any other qualifications together with relevant field experience as deemed acceptable to the University.
iii) Holders of HND with at least a Credit Pass.
1. Master Degree
2. i) Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University who have obtained the approved first degree with at
least second class honours (with CGPA of 3.00) or its equivalent; or candidates with University honours
degree and appropriate postgraduate diplomas of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized universities with at least a Credit Pass.
3. ii) Candidates whose degrees are classified as an average of C or above
iii) Candidates who possess Higher National Diploma with at least a credit pass from recognized institutions and at least a credit pass of postgraduate diploma of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in the relevant areas at upper credit level.
iv) Candidates may be required to sit for a qualifying examination either before approval of registration.
1. Master of Philosophy (M. PhD) and Masters by Research Degrees
2. i) Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized institutions who have obtained the approved first degree with at least second class honours (upper division).
3. ii) A good second class honours degree plus a considerable relevant industrial experience.
4. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree
5. i) Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University who hold Masters Degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study with at least (CGPA of 3.5).
6. ii) Graduates of other recognized universities who hold higher degrees considered by the university to be an
equivalent.
iii) Candidates for the PhD programmes may be required to pass a qualifying examination and/or undergo a probationary period not exceeding 12 calendar months.

Screening Guidelines

The following may qualify for admission into the specified Postgraduate programmes:

1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
2. i) Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized universities with at least Second class honours degree.
ii) Holders of any other qualifications together with relevant field experience as deemed acceptable to the University.
iii) Holders of HND with at least a Credit Pass.
1. Master Degree
2. i) Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University who have obtained the approved first degree with at least second class honours (with CGPA of 3.00) or its equivalent; or candidates with University honours degree and appropriate postgraduate diplomas of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized universities with at least a Credit Pass.
3. ii) Candidates whose degrees are classified as an average of C or above
iii) Candidates who possess Higher National Diploma with at least a credit pass from recognized institutions and at least a credit pass of postgraduate diploma of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in the relevant areas at upper credit level.
iv) Candidates may be required to sit for a qualifying examination either before approval of registration.
1. Master of Philosophy (M. PhD) and Masters by Research Degrees
2. i) Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized institutions who have obtained the approved first degree with at least second class honours (upper division).
3. ii) A good second class honours degree plus a considerable relevant industrial experience.
4. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree
5. i) Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University who hold Masters Degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study with at least (CGPA of 3.5).
6. ii) Graduates of other recognized universities who hold higher degrees considered by the university to be an equivalent.
iii) Candidates for the PhD programmes may be required to pass a qualifying examination and/or undergo a probationary period not exceeding 12 calendar months.

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