WE are using this medium to inform the members of the general public that Ahmadu Bello University Post UTME for 2013/2014 session has been schedule to commence on the 1st of July to 6th of July 2013, all the candidates who choose the institution as their first choice are advice to start preparing for the screening exercise.
Disclaimer: the article below ic originally published on Ahmadu Bello University Website (www.abu.edu.ng) and we are republishing it here for the benefit of the candidates who choose the school as their choice in the 2013/2014 academic session.
The establishment of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) began in 1961 following the recommendation of the Ashby Commission on “Post-School Certificate and Higher Education in Nigeria”. A Law establishing a Provisional Council for the University was passed by the Legislature of Northern Nigeria in April while the Council itself was constituted in November, 1961, under the Chairmanship of the Hon. Shettima Kashim, CBE, who later became Sir Kashim Ibrahim KCMG, CBE. Sir Norman Stanley Alexander, a New Zealander and a Professor of Physics at the University College, Ibadan, was appointed the First Principal, later Vice-Chancellor, of the University in July and he assumed office in November, 1961.
We wish to inform all candidates who applied for admission into Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for the 2013/2014 Academic Session that screening exercise begins from Monday 1 to Saturday 6th July, 2013.
Candidates who choose the institution as their First Choice sholud note that they would be screened through Computer-Based Test (CBT). Why andidates who made the University their Second Choice Need Not Register for the screening exercise.
Candidates, parents, guardians, and the general public are to note that ‘Computer Appreciation’ with the ability to read and click or move the mouse on the computer is the only requirement for the test.
Requirements for Screening:
Only candidates with UTME Score of 180 and above for Science based courses and candidates with UTME Score of 190 and above for Arts, Social Sciences, Law and Administration with requisite minimum of five (5) O’ Level relevant credit passes at not more than two sittings, are eligible to attend the screening exercise. In addition, all candidates who fall within the cut-off point above must have the prescribed subject combinations in the UTME examination required by the proposed courses of study (information a contained in the JAMB brochure for UTME candidates)
N.B: Those with wrong UTME subject combinations need not come as they will not be allowed for the screening exercise
How To Apply
Registration for the screening exercise will commence from Saturday 8th June, 2013 and close on Sunday 30th June, 2013 Applicants are required to pay a sum of N1,000 00. This is exclusive of bank administrative charge of N250 00. Candidates are advised to obtain an e-transact PIN card from any commercial bank and thereafter load the PIN Number for the online registration process by clicking “Register for the Screening Exercise” on the home page of Ahmadu Bello University Website (forms.abu.edu.ng) and to print out their respective Schedue-Slip containing location, date and time schedule for the screening.
The printout with affixed Passport Photograph of and a printout of the UTME result MUST be submitted on the day of the screening. Candidates MUST keep photocopies of all submissions for their own records.
Candidates MUST arrive at the screening venue One Hour before their scheduled screening time, to ensure proper briefing and accreditation.
Please note that:-
- GSM Phones are not allowed during the Post-UTME Screening Exercise.
- Parents, Guardians and uninvited law enforcement agencies will not be allowed into the venues during the Post-UTME Screening Exercise.
Venue of Screening
Candidates should come to the Multipurpose Hall, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria at 7:00am daily.
Schedule of Screening Date
Monday 1st July, 2013
- Faculty of Administration
- Faculty of Social Sciences
Tuesday 2nd July, 2013
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Environmental Design
- Faculty of Law
Wednesday 3rd July, 2013
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Thursday 4th July, 2013
- Faculty of Agriculture
- Faculty of Medicine
- Friday 5th July, 2013
- Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Saturday 6th July, 2013
All Mop-up cases would be entertained
Any candidate who fails to appear for the screening exercise on the dates indicated above would not be considered for admission the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria during the 2013/2014 academic session
A. A. Kundila
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