Seat back and relax as we unveil the Abu Direct entry requirements for admission processes. Many candidates today, aspiring to step up the level of their education or further their education in the higher institution such as candidates that have been to a polytechnic or college of education to study which are called Direct Entry candidates, there are certain requirements that are expected of this candidates to meet up with before they can be considered for admission or finally gain admission into the institution to study their desired course in the university just as other higher institutions would do to their aspirants. A university like Abu (Ahmadu Bello University) Zaria won’t take a back seat in specifying their requirements on the school portal as the ABU Direct entry requirement, for this is the only criteria in which candidates can be considered for admission into the university.


  • ABU Zaria Direct Entry Admission Requirements

As criteria are fixed, the direct entry candidates must also meet up with certain requirements before they can be accepted into the school as students.

For  a direct entry candidate to be accepted he/she must have undergone that same course or related course he/she puts in for in the university at a polytechnic or college of education and must have a minimum of credit/merit pass In the core course he/she puts in for before they can be ready for admission. More also, candidates must possess a valid certificate either NCE, ND or HND from a certified institution of Nigeria showing that they are certified of that course they are putting in for at the university to have been done or undergone by them in a lower level of Education.

Here listed below are some faculty and department requirements for direct entry candidates aspiring for the University of Ahmadu Bello Zaria.

  • Faculty of Administration: candidates must possess a minimum of two ‘A’ level/IJMB  pass in social and management science subjects including economics and a minimum of credit or merit pass in their relevant field of study or course.
  • Faculty of Arts: candidates must possess a minimum of Two ‘A’ level/IJMB or NCE pass in literature in English and any other social science subjects plus a minimum of ND pass in the various course of studies including core subjects for various course.
  • Faculty of Agriculture: Abu Zaria direct entry requirements for the faculty of agriculture are a minimum of Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in chemistry and biology or botany or zoology and HND in agriculture or related field of study with a minimum of credit pass.
  • Faculty of Engineering: For aspiring candidates, they are to possess a minimum of Two ‘A’ passes in mathematics and either physics, chemistry or Agric, or ND upper credit in engineering or physics/mathematics or HND lower credit in the respective field of engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Faculty Of Education: ABU Zaria direct entry requirements for this faculty is a minimum of NCE with ‘C’ grade in various fields of study and a minimum of IJBM/A level pass with ‘C’ grade in major fields and ‘D’ in other subjects and ABU diploma in the courses applied for.

Listed above is the ABU Zaria Direct Entry requirement that gives a direct candidate a free pass for admission into the Ahmadu Bello University for Study. I would recommend you read my article on ABU Zaria Admission requirements for all courses 2018 for more information on various courses.

ABU Zaria Direct entry requirements

ABU Zaria Direct Entry Requirements

  • How to apply for ABU Direct entry screening.

For candidates that think they are eligible for admission into the school and have met up with the ABU Direct entry requirements can, therefore, apply for screening to be conducted by the school.

Candidates are to visit on their web browser: http://putme.abu.edu.ng. For registration as registration already commenced. Candidates would be required to create an account on the school screening portal to generate a remita code for payment, that same created account would be used for filling I your bio-data and details such as an A-level result. Candidates are required to pay a sum of two thousand nairas only (#2,000) in which payment would be made via online transactions using remita or using debit cards that are acceptable or by generating remita code and printed out copy should be taken to any commercial bank that offers remita services. We would recommend the First bank or zenith bank.

After payment(candidates that have successfully paid the screening fee) should login to the school screening portal to complete their registration by uploading their results and credentials for screening, after which a date would be fixed to commence screening for candidates and to check the date you are to be screened you have to log in to that same website for your screening dates.

  • Admission Process for Direct Entry Candidates

ABU Zaria being one of the foremost universities in Nigeria has Two phases of the admission screening process for direct entry candidates:

  • The first phase is the pre-admission process of screening that requires the applicants ‘A’ level results and bio-data.
  • The second which can be called the post-admission process of screening that requires the candidate to tender after they have been admitted into the university, the Original copies of their education credentials, state of origin certificate also known as Local government certificate, letter of attestation from a suitable and qualified individual of not less than grade 10 in the level of government or equivalent positions, birth certificate or proof of age, admission letter both from Jamb and the school and passports.

If you think or know you stand a chance in the screening process of ABU Zaria or have met up with the ABU Direct Entry Requirements as explained earlier, then, await good news from the school on when the post-admission process would commence.


Conclusion on ABU Zaria Direct entry requirements

Ahmadu Bello university located in Zaria also known as ABU Zaria have specified the caliber of students they are willing to admit into their university for the course of study of their choice in any faculty, therefore, as a direct entry candidate you are advised to meet up with the general ABU Direct Entry Requirement and other courses requirements in the school. For more information on courses requirements for direct entry candidates, you can as well read our article on ABU Zaria admission requirements for all courses 2018. Wish you the best of luck.

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