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ABU Direct Entry Admission Screening Registration, 2021/2022 Session

This is to inform all the candidates that applied for the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, undergraduate programmes admission through Direct Entry that the management of the institution is inviting them to a screening exercise.

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ABU Direct Entry Screening Eligibility

Candidates who applied for admission into Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for the 2021/2022 Academic Session, and who made ABU their FIRST CHOICE.


Also See: ABU Post UTME Screening Form and Registration Details

How to Apply for ABU Direct Entry Screening

Registration for the screening exercise commences on 13th September and closes on 3rd October, 2021.

To register, Candidates are required to visit and login to: https://portal.abu.edu.ng/forms or click on 2021/2022 Post UTME Registration on the Ahmadu Bello University website https://abu.edu.ng.

Applicants are required to pay the sum of Two Thousand Naira (N2,000.00) only as a registration fee for the screening exercise.

Payment to be made via REMITA using the Option of POS (Point of Sale) at designated offices within the Campus, online payment OR by printing the REMITA RETRIEVAL REFERENCE (RRR) slip and proceeding to any Bank

Candidates need not travel to Zaria to make payment.


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  • Ibrahim

    Is there physical screening for direct entery candidates 2021 plz quick feedback

  • Ibrahim

    Is there physical screening for Direct entery candidates plz quick feedback

  • Anthony

    Pls is a b u direct entry writing utme ?

  • Jj Moses

    Please why my direct entry portal 2021/2022 is showing me invalid credentials ,when ever I try to login on A.b.u portal please

    1. I experienced the same thing. I had to register with my email to gain access to the site. I guess logging in on the site with JAMB registration number and state of origin is only for post-UTME candidates.

    2. Hassan

      Guy pls which link or site did you get to register your own ?

    3. Abdulhameed Yusuf Dangana

      Which state of origin are u using in jamb

  • Janet Adeyi

    Pls is there any latest news concerning the online screening

  • Idris Abdulrahman

    pls when are they starting the application for 2022 direct entry

  • Kabeerah

    Please I want to know if direct entry students will be required to write post utme as part of the screening exercise

  • Patience Joseph

    Please I need update on the screening aspects for De

  • Okache Samuel

    I have BSc second class upper in biological science from a foreign university and i want to apply for Jamb direct entry into ABU ZARIA. How do I go about it?

  • Aishat

    Pls do we need to upload our OND result

    1. Jerrya


  • Muhammed Issa

    When the ABU zaria start giving admission for does who apply 2020/2021 academic session

  • Iliya Rabiu

    Should it be possible to apply now? And how can i get DE Form?

    1. Aliyu Mohammed Antong

      Will ABU still open its portal for 2020 DE screening?

  • Orndiir Joel Keghnen

    Pls when are they starting the screening

  • Abdullahi Muhd Isa

    I also not get chance of loging into my profile and i think it was from the password.

  • A.t Sylvester

    Is it true?

  • i dont know why it showing server error when trying to register online

    1. Abubakar Jibrin Auwal

      Me too, I'm having this problem

  • Esther

    I have been trying to register with my registration number an my state but it is not going through please what should I do

    1. Yakubu K Sunday

      Did you upload your results?if no,pls go to any CBT centre and do so.

    2. Aliu Salam

      Good morning Sir
      Am just seeing this, is there a way to register for DE and post UTME in ABU this week
      My daughter choose uniilorin but am thinking of changing it

  • Faith Francis

    Mine is showing 500/server error
    Please what could be the problem?

  • I registered for DE in Abu but, my ijmb result wasn't uploaded, just my WAEC result. So, I wanted to ask if it is the same for others, just to be on the safer side.
    Thank you!

    1. Yakubu K Sunday

      Just go and upload your IJMB,

  • Sani Abdulrahman

    That's very good at students

  • Here is my registration number 29761628FA my state of origin is Akwa Ibom State pls. Some one should help me try out if it work contact me with 08161559940.

    1. Osekaya

      Dont use capital letters when inputing your state

  • Hi! Am Ukobong Brown from Akwa Ibom, I apply for DE ABU Zaria 2020/2021 session have try to register for online screening using my jamb reg no as user name and Akwa Ibom as password which is my state of origin but is not going through can some one help me out there

    1. Yakubu K Sunday

      What the problem you encountered during the process?

    2. Yakubu K Sunday

      If it is indicating invalid credentials, you have to go and upload your results in any CBT centre

  • Audu Aisha

    I've completed my registration but I can't get an acknowledgement slip

    1. What did you use as your password

    2. Yakubu K Sunday

      I use kaduna

    3. Yakubu K Sunday

      The cafer should help you on that

    4. have try to log in but is not working, i used Akwa-Ibom as my password and my jamb registration number. can you help me to do the registration over there?

    5. pls. call me with 08084287666 or 08161559940

    6. Francis Tisan

      I did change of course before registering but till date its still reflecting the other course, what equally the fault And remedy please?

  • Sagir Basiru Burji

    That is very good.

  • Kabiru Badamasi

    Is there possibility to reopen screening exercise closed by abu Zaria?

    1. Yakubu K Sunday

      That want will be decided by the school management

  • Bello Aminu Bashir

    how many points did Abu Zaria need before giving you admission for direct entry?

    1. Yakubu K Sunday

      When you graduated with "Credit,Merit for NCE

  • Yakubu Suleiman

    These direct entry require to seat for jamb

  • Victor Sunday

    did the required physical screening or test,

  • pls I want to know if D E would write exam

  • Alfred Dan

    ABUDE students are writing exam?

  • Muritala Nurat

    pls dose it needed for D.E applicant to travel to Zaria for their screening exercise and/or are they going to sit for any test or exam

  • Ree4real

    please, will there be aptitude test for DE candidates?

  • Ayoola Sunday

    Do ahmodu bello University request for transcript in the process of admission for direct entry?

  • Toyyib

    Have upload all necessary results for direct entry, please any update on Abuzaria DE

  • Ibrahim Abdullahi

    Please when ABU Zaria direct entry form is out let me know.

  • Muhammad Muhammad Babadoko

    Any update please

  • Muhammad Muhammad Babadoko

    Please if there is any updates on 2018/2019 DE you should let us know

  • Adekunle Bidemi

    when will Abu Zaria DE screening form be out?

  • I didn't do online screening due to some issues but I submitted manually how possible is my admission?

  • Pls Abu direct entry admission list out for 2017/2018 session

  • Any latest from ABU Zaria?

  • Idris Suleiman

    Agriculture ABU zaria

  • Zainab Zubairu


  • Sani Masud


  • Maimuna Nasir

    y is the Abu portal not responding

  • sir i did my screening payment for DE ABU Zaria since Friday, and i am trying for the online registration but it is not proceeding since that day.Will i get any help on this?

  • Sebe Godspower

    Please admin is dis year DE screening form out ? If yes how can I get it please response.

    1. please is DE has anything else to do after submitting their credentials to jamb office?

  • Plz admin apart from uploading documents online, is there a written test for direct entry?

  • Suleiman Omolara


    1. Sebe Godspower

      Please is d form out?

  • Ibrahim Kabiru

    please sr I need to knw the real issue for addmision because am got jamp 191 my score but till now nt eny issue why..nd my first choice abu..why pls srr.

  • Abdulmajid Yusuf

    Plz sir. all first batch to supplementery admission list it's out? or not

  • Nebo Kingsley Chideraa

    Please I miss the online screening exercise. But the one we were ask to submit in school and at jamb office was done. Please what will i do, I seriously need the admission. What
    Can i do concerning the screening? An

  • Musa Bamalli

    Evning Sir, Pls, I Missing Online Screening, How are we Do please?

  • Abdullahi

    so when did they realease the second batch admin .

  • please is there any posibility for the second batch at Abu zaria. please need ur answers admin we are proud of NG schoolar

    1. @Zuru, yes it is possible that ABU might release another admission list.

  • Abdullkareem

    what did they mean for (no record found) if some check status

    1. It means that for now, your name is not on the list. However, it could also mean that you didn't enter one of the search criteria like JAMB No. or Name correctly.

  • Emmanuel

    pls sir..i want to verify some thing here.
    the released list..does it includes D.E aspirant?
    because i've been trying to check mine..but not opening

    1. Emmanuel, the admission list includes Direct Entry applicants.

  • Muhammadu Mustapha

    HOW TO CHECK ADMISSION ENTER www.abu.edu.ng/ugadmissions/tblugadmissions_list.php

    1. Thanks so much Muhammadu Mustpha for the information.

      Nigerian Scholars.

  • Mohammed Seni Ikwulono

    Asslamu alaikum sir,Why is it that the admission list is not out till now?The returning students have already started and we that will soon be admitted into two hundred levels insha Allah, are already lagging behind.May Allah grant me and us the admission,ameen.

    1. Wa alaikum assalaam, Mohammed. Ka yi haƙuri! I believe the school administration is currently working on releasing the list of admitted students.

  • Abdujalal Sulaiman

    Please sir, when did abu release their 2016/2017 DE registration?

    1. Sulaiman, it was released last two months.

  • Monica Joseph

    Please I miss the online screening exercise. But the one we were ask to submit in school and jamb I did that. Please what will happen.
    Can i still do the screening?

  • Abdulfatihu Bashir

    Pls sir when A.B.U d.e admission is going to be release? we really want to knw our path.

    1. Abdulfatihu, I believe it will be released soon. Please be patient. Ka yi haƙuri!

  • Abdulbasid Said


  • Abdulbasid

    We should always be exercising patient, and not posting bad utterances.

  • Mustapha

    why a.b.u still not realese their admission list for 2016/2017, en they are open portal for undergraduate student to did their registration and clicking for hostel, what did they mean` may be they are not giving hostel accomodation for any fresh stundent or they don`t wanted admitted student, me is that what i think ecxactly please dont increase ur BP with this stupid ABU ` because this chancellor dont even know any thing mtswwwwwwwww dolls kawai

  • Bashar Attahiru

    pls! I want know that if D.E applicant looking for 200level but his requirement is not well OK can u give him 100level?

  • Bello Umar Yaji

    We are still waiting, may Allah chose the best for us.

  • Matawalleh

    pls when ABU are going to release the Admission ?

  • is there a specific date for d release of the list?

  • Matawalleh


  • Hahha daz gud admin u try , ur HAUSA is correct

  • why abu still not realese the admission list for 2016/2017, and registration commence on 24 oct; we wanted to know if we are admitted ` because my state schoolarship varification close on friday , and we wanted to attend it ! Allah yasa mudace don fiyyayen halitta,,,

    1. Mustapha, my Hausa is still very poor so all I can say is ka yi haƙuri. The admission list should be out very soon.

  • Temple

    Pls wen is d admision list 4 D.E 2016/2017 coming out and also wat if u didnt submit ur credentials 2 d jamb ofice as requested,do u stil hv any chances of admision?

  • Mustapha Abdullahi Muhammad

    this year no that (merit admission) list like last year, we wanted to see ahmadu bello university zaria under gradute admission list 2016/2017. I pray for all DE aspirant to gain admission at the university, especialy our state (KEBBI) we dont have too much of DE aspirant best wishes gentle men, en my regrad to you ABUsite

  • Mr admin, does ABU DE applicants still need to go to d school and submit photocopies if their credentials ?

  • Maik Mishael

    pls respond.is there any extension regarding the closing date,pls respond tnx

    1. @Maik, not that I know of. The closing date was not extended. Weren't you able to apply in time?

  • Hwande Nathaniel Hwande

    please . I got dis information online just today... is there any solution?

  • Gbenga

    pls admin. I got dis info very late... is there any solution?

  • Julius Saleh

    Pls,I came out with merit in computer science & education,but Pass in mathematics would A.B.U. give me admission?

    1. Monica Joseph

      Please I need help.
      What will I d o now?

  • Gamson Yohanna Dogo

    I hope dat d versity will gladly gv me admission diz year. i hav done all it teks 4rm jamb regularizatn-online adm screening successfu. pls, wen wil d adm, b released, 4 me 4rm poor ground 2 start preparin 4 d fees amids economy recession abi reservation.

  • Oshegz

    please ooo I heard there is going to be physical screening at the school

  • Joseph Reuben

    My payment have not being confirm pls what i do

  • Mahdi Abubakar Halilu

    pls i'm hve not been inform about DE screening till today what should i to make sure that i hve done my screening i need your help pls.

    1. Ahmad S. Mohd

      I don't know about the DE screening exercise until today that I checked through this site which indicates that the screening dates is over, pls is there anyway or any extention dates for the exercise? kindly help

  • Ogodu Beauty Chigozie

    Does that mean that there will be no formal screening like sort of exam or oral interaction? If one registered in a ciber cafe how do one know if the computer operator answered question on disciplinary? how is this question on disciplinary like cos i have my print out but i didnt hear or answer any question(s) of any kind. pls i need help to be sure of gathering my things

  • plx
    wen fllng D.E admission screening form
    I learnt d@ drx no place provided specifically 4 d candidate to put dre Grade
    plx w@ shud I do...

    or dre will use my Reg no. to check my Grade on jamb website??


  • Kidra Andrew

    i have full confidence in GOD Almigty dat i and other direct entry student will be offered admission these year in JESUS name.

  • Esther

    Pls i paid via remita to the bank since on 15 and till now have not been able to complete my reg it kept showing your data is yet to be processed b remita is not bring up the page for completing the reg .pls what should i do and is closing Wednesday

    1. Kidra Andrew

      Esther pls try dat early in the morning

  • Hickson Hyelda

    DE bites no issue of scorin 180 n above in jamb cus u r not jambite so u dont av any bixnes wid dat ur diploma o NCE is wat matterx n its quality dat meanx lower upper o distinction........ Tanx

  • Hickson

    u r not a jambite so u dont av any bixness wid scorin 180 n above i jamb............ Ur diploma result is wat to b consider cus ur DE online reg has jamb number n dat jamb number is ur confidential.....dax y we av to method of entry eida tro jmb or DE ur diploma reslt is ur jamb 180 n above dependin on ur cgpa

  • I pray Allah should grant me admission to this school. a DE aspirant. got 3.10 in my national diploma

  • Mustapha

    Last year that corrupted ABU zaria did not consider us` and did not give us admission we that having ND (Diploma) they only considers these that having NCE , and we are a head of them, please we beg u this year to dont waist our time our money and screening for nothing , if u do that for us we are going to pray for u at all 9yt and God funish u, and buhari govertment will suffer you , and i pray for ALLAH to help us , best wishes

  • Abu Site

    please when did they start realease admissions its end of this month or not , because the returning of continue student is 2nd week of october , and newly admitted candidate ar expect to collect their admission letter at the end of september , please is that true or not ?

  • Nathaniel

    One of ur student on ur Facebook page told me ABU only give admission to those who apply through IJMB as economics department is concern.... Pls enlight me more bcos I apply for economics.... Thks

  • Saifullahi

    our co student every one is expected to register in time

  • Garba Zakari

    Pls in which address can I find the DE screening portal? Bcos the one I saw required jamb number and state,,,, help me out.

    1. Yes, that's it, Garba -> https://putme.abu.edu.ng

  • Samuel

    Plz i got 10 points in ijmb am i to apply for the DE screening?

  • Murtala

    is it possible for applicat( direct entry) to pay fees screaning? and also those who apply while the are waiting result

    1. Yes Murtala, it is possible and you have to pay the required amount before you can apply. You can also apply while awaiting your result.

  • Didam Parry

    so should I count myself off? since my jamb scores is nt good enough.... but I was given admission in the polytechnic oooo.

  • Janet Nnabuife

    Is direct entry students suppose to apply for this screening?

  • Didam Parry

    pls I want to b sure on this I have a diploma on Architecture with 3.023 gp and I apply Abu for D.E but the jamb score I use in obtaining my diploma is not up to 180 pls will Abu consider me?

    1. Didam, your CGPA from your diploma in Architecture is very good for Direct Entry but ABU specifically requested for JAMB scores from 180 and above.

  • Khalid Adam

    Please Abu aspirants let's pray...de will give us admission.

  • Abdullahi

    please admin need ur answer are they going to consider all DE applicant dat apply them as their first choice , because this is the 2nd term dat apply for ABU and i having 9 credit and i having National Diploma ND wit grade of 2.78

    1. Abdullahi, all DE applicants will be considered as long as you apply appropriately. Sorry about what happened the last time you applied.

    2. abdulahi please send me your number this is my 08127456438 I need your help on how to register for DE

  • Mustapha

    O Allah i pray for u help me to gain admission at this abusite dis year 2016

  • bt I don't blive dis bcos no portal 4 dis

  • Suleiman Adamu

    Please i dont understand, How can i do the online screening for DE 2016? should guide me please.

    1. Suleiman, you are required to pay the sum of N2,500.00 as screening fee.
      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 NumberA valid Email AddressPreferred second choice of studyContact address
      Specify Schools you've attended and Respond to questions on Disciplinary.
      Provide your O-level results where available and upload your 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.
      If you know any cyber cafe around your place, they should be able to help you out.
      All the best.

  • Johncosmas

    at long last abu ,...