The Ahmadu Bello University was established in October 1962. The University presently has a population of about 25, 000 undergraduate and 6, 000 postgraduate students drawn from various parts of Africa and the rest of the world.
The founding fathers expected the University to aspire to the highest international ideals of scholarship and to provide learning of a standard required and expected of a university of the highest standing while reflecting the needs, the traditions, and the social and intellectual heritage of the society in which it is located. The University was taken over by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1975 and has since then assumed a national mandate although its ties with the 19 states created out of the former Northern Region remain very strong.
In the over forty years of its existence, the ABU has grown to become the largest, and the most influential and diverse university in Nigeria. Consisting of eighty-two (82) Academic Departments, twelve (12) Faculties, and twelve (12) Research Institutes and Specialized Centres, the University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in such diverse fields as Agriculture, Public and Business Administration, Engineering, Environmental Design, Education, Biological and Physical Sciences, Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences. The university has two campuses located on 7,000 hectares of land.
Their Postgraduate School
The Postgraduate School was established in 1980 to enable the University achieve a higher degree of emphasis and coordination in its postgraduate training and research. The school was also charged with the responsibility of assisting departments improve training programmes to provide qualified manpower for the University, other Universities, private sector, institutions of higher learning, public corporations and parastatals; federal and state governments.
The prestigious Ahmadu Bello University was established in October 1962 and presently has a population of about 25, 000 undergraduates and 6, 000 postgraduate students drawn from various parts of Nigeria and from other parts of the world.
With twelve faculties, one Postgraduate School, five Research Institutes and six specialized centres, the University offers a wide range of opportunities for postgraduate research in Administration, Agriculture, Arts, Education, Engineering, Environmental Design, Law, Medicine, Pharmaceutical Science, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Social Science and Veterinary Medicine.
How To Apply:
Candidate must first of all buy a jamb form and chosen Ahmadu Bello University as their first choice. And you must score 180 and above to qualify you for the screening.
Admission Screening Portal
Welcome to the Ahmadu Bello University Portal for the screening of candidates that sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for admission into undergraduate programmes of the University. Please take time to read the following guidelines before you register for the screening.
- UTME Candidates.
- Candidates who scored 180 and above in UTME for all courses.
- And must have chosen Ahmadu Bello University as their first choice.
- DE Candidates.
- Candidates must have met the minimum Direct Entry admission requirements specified in the JAMB Brochure
- Candidates must have chosen Ahmadu Bello University as first choice.
Procedure for the Online UTME Screening
Applicants are required to pay a sum of N2,500.00 for the screening exercise.
To make the payment, candidates are advised to visit the University online admission screening portal putme.abu.edu.ng and Generate a Transaction Payment Slip, verify it’s your details and the amount to pay. Click Pay via Remita which will redirect you to the Remita payment gateway.
You would be required to either pay online using a Valid Debit Card (Verve,Visa or Mastercard), or you Print the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) and walk into any bank in your locality to pay. You must have the RRR Slip with you.
After making payment online or in any of the prescribed banks, candidates are to come back here putme.abu.edu.ng to finish their registration by providing missing details.
- A valid Gsm Number
- A valid Email Address
- Preferred second choice of study
- Contact address
Specify Schools you’ve attended and Respond to questions on Disciplinary.
Ensure that you provide all information required and upload your most recent passport-sized photograph, which must be in jpeg format and not more than 100kb in size.
Ensure you print a confirmation slip before signing out.
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