ATBU Admission Screening Exercise 2017/2018 Guidelines




This is to inform all candidates of ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI that the University has released guidelines which all candidates must adhere for successful 2017/2018 screening exercise.

The following guidelines are to be strictly adhered to for UTME Admissions:

1.   Candidates admitted must have at least 5 O/Level Credits including English, Mathematics and three relevant subjects (Refer to Departmental requirements).

2.   The O/Level result (WAEC, NECO,NABTEB and GRADE II) for UTME candidates to be considered for admissions must not exceed five years (i.e. 2012 –2017).

3.   Only on-line O’Level computer printed results shall be considered for screening which would be authenticated on the examination body website.

4.   Minimum cut-off points for admission of UTME candidates is 180; therefore only candidates with 180 and above points will be considered.

5.   A maximum of two sittings is allowed in case of O/Level requirements.

6.   Further Mathematics should not replace General Mathematics.

7.   Literature in English should also not replace English.

DE Candidates:


1.   PRE-Diploma and Pre-NCE results are not acceptable in place of O/Level credits.

2.   DE candidates withpass in NCE who have taught for a period of five years could be considered for Degree programme under Faculty of Technology Education.

3.   Candidates with Lower credits and above in National Diploma and NCE from recognized polytechnics and Colleges of Education can be accepted for the purpose of DE admissions.

4.   All IJMB candidates must satisfy the 5 O/Level credits in addition to obtaining 9 points and at least 6 points from ATBU IJMB programme.

5.   IJMB points are counted on the basis of letter grade as follows: A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, D = 2 and E = 1 plus 1 point bonus for passing the 3 subjects.

6.   Candidates with awaiting results will not be considered for admission as well as screening.

General Rule


1.   Candidates must provide evidence of on-line screening/acknowledgement slip downloaded from the University website.


Thank you

Fatima Inuwa Abdullahi

Academic Secretary

No comments:

Post a comment