About ABU Zaria
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria covers a land area of about 7,000 hectares and encompasses two campuses, twelve Faculties, a Postgraduate School and 82 academic departments. It also has five Institutes, six Specialized Centers, a Division of Agricultural Colleges, a School of Basic and Remedial Studies, a Demonstration Secondary School, a Primary School and a Consultancy Outfit which .provides a variety of services to the University and the wider society.
ABU 2015/2016 Application Into Basic (IJMB) and Remedial Programmes
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) wishes to inform all prospective candidates for 2015/2016 admission into the School of Basic and Remedial Studies of the institution that the sale of forms will commence from Thursday 10th September, 2015 to Friday 09th October, 2015.
APPLICATION AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
(a) Basic (IJMB) Studies Programme
i. Candidates for this programme must possess a minimum offive (5) credits including English Language and Mathematics in not more than two sittings with any of the following subject combinations:
BS1: Biology, Chemistry, Physics;
BS2: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics;
BS3: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics;
BS4: Chemistry, Geography, Physics;
BS5: Mathematics, Geography, Physics.
ii. Candidates admitted for the Basic Studies Programme are also expected to register for 2017 JAMB Direct Admission.
iii. The duration of the Basic Studies Programme is twelve (12) months only.
(b) Remedial Studies Programme
i. Candidates for this programme must possess at least three (3) credits in science subjects (in not more than one sitting) with any of the under listed subject combinations and any two passes at ‘O’ level in the other subjects offered in the school.
RS1: Biology, Chemistry, Geography;
RS2: Biology, Chemistry, Physics;
RS3: Biology, Geography, Physics;
RS4: Chemistry, Geography, Physics.
ii. Candidates admitted for the Remedial Studies must register and pass at credit level the SSCE or NECO in the subjects they are deficient.
iii. Candidates must also register for the 2016/2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and obtain the minimum pass mark approved by the Federal Government and
must choose Ahmadu Bello University as first choice.
iv. The duration of the Remedial Studies Programme is twelve (12) months only.
2. Method of Application
To register, candidates are required to follow the procedures below:
Go to the SBRS e-forms portal at sbrs.abu.edu.ng/eforms
Click on the TRANSANCTION-ID link to create your account and generate your unique transaction-ID. Please do not forget your log-in ID and Password.
Print out your payment slip and proceed to any of the designated banks and make payment.
Go back to the portal and log in with your ID and password to fill and submit your form.
Applicants are required to pay the sum of N4,500.00 (four thousand five hundred naira) only which covers the cost of form, screening and pre-admission test expenses. This amount is exclusive of a bank administrative charge of N200.00 (two hundred naira).
The designated banks for the exercise are:
Zenith Bank Plc.
First Bank of Nigeria, Plc.
United Bank For Africa, Plc.
Guarantee Trust Bank, Plc.
Unity Bank, Plc.
ABU MicroFinance Bank.
Please note that payment should only be made through the designated banks listed above and the pre-admission test will commence from Monday 19th October, 2015 to Friday 23rd October, 2015.
Prof. Ibrahim K. Zubairu
Director, SBRS/ABU, Funtua