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Northwest University Post-UTME / DE Admission Screening Details, 2019/2020 (Updated)

Northwest University Post-UTME and Direct Entry admission screening for the 2019/2020 session have been announced – See details below.

LATEST UPDATE: Screening now holds Saturday 24th August, 2019 and Monday 26th August, 2019 respectively. See the new screening schedule below.


This is to inform candidates who have chosen the Northwest University, Kano (NWU) (now Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano) as First Choice in the 2019/2020 application for admission through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), are invited to register ONLINE for and attend a SCREENING Exercise scheduled as follows:

Required Cut-off Mark


Eligibility Criteria for Northwest University Post-UTME

Only candidates who have met the following requirements are eligible for screening.

  1. Candidates must have chosen the Northwest University, Kano as first choice.
  2. Must have scored a minimum of 160 and abovein the 2019 JAMB UTME or applied for Direct Entry.
  3. Must have registered in the Northwest University, Kano (now Yusuf Maitama Sule University) 2019/2020 Admission Screening PORTAL.
  4. Must have obtained a minimum of 5 Credit Passes including English Language and Mathematics in SSCE (or Equivalent) at not more than two sittings for both UTME and D.E. Candidates.
  5. Must have possessed 2019 UTME result Slip or 2019 D.E online registration SLIP.
  6. Must have obtained DIPLOMA, IJMB, NCE (or equivalent) certificate or statement of result for DIRECT ENTRY (DE) Candidates.
  7. DE. Candidates with Diplomas must have minimum CGPA of 3.0 for Science based programmes and 3.5 for Arts based programmes respectively.
  8. DE. Candidates with N.C.E. must have minimum of 9 points for relevant programmes in the Faculty of Education.
  9. DE. Candidates with IJMB must have minimum of 7 points for Sciences and 8 points for Arts based programmes respectively.

Screening Dates for NWU Post UTME and Direct Entry

Date: Saturday 24th August and Monday 26th August, 2019.
Time: 9:00am daily
Venue: Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano
a) For UTME Candidates: Main Campus along Kabuga – Kofar Ruwa Road, Kano
b) For D.E. Candidates: City Campus, Gidan Ado Bayero Kofar Nassarawa, Kano.

UTME Candidates will be required to write an APTITUTE TEST in English Language, Mathematics and General Studies on Saturday 24th August, 2019, while D.E. Candidates will undergo a Screening Exercise on Monday 26th August, 2019.

Candidates should come along with original and photocopies of their credentials and online registration Acknowledgement Slip for the Aptitude Test or Screening Exercise on the dates stated above.

ONLY CANDIDATES who have registered with the 2019 Yusuf Maitama Sule University Registration Portal will be screened.

Method of Application

  1. The date for the commencement of the ONLINE registration is Wednesday, 17thJuly, 2019, while the closing date is Wednesday, 7thAugust, 2019 at midnight.
  2. Candidates wishing to register should visit the University WEBSITE ( and click on “2019 ADMISSION PORTAL” to register for the Aptitude Test or the D.E. Screening.
  3. Candidates should generate REMITA payment Invoice from the portal and proceed to any Bank nationwide to make payment of the Sum of TWO THOUSAND NAIRA (N2,000.00)only as the Screening Charges.
  4. Return to the Portal to complete the registration and print your Acknowledgement Slip to be presented together with other credentials during the Aptitude Test or the D.E. Screening.


About NWU

Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano, formerly Northwest University Kano is a Kano State Government-owned university with a temporary campus located at the center of the city of Kano and a main campus located along Gwarzo Road. It is one of the universities established in Nigeria in 2012 which are overseen and accredited by the NUC National Universities Commission.

The Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano was established in 2012 by the administration of Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso by way of promoting and enhancing the country’s-old prominence of the North-West as both cynosure and pacesetter in the fields of learning and scholarship not only in West Africa, but throughout the continent and beyond.


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  • Buhari Garba Aliyu

    I'am diploma holder in mathematics education at cas kano with cgpa 2.08 and 9 credits icluding maths and English.l applied for Bsc ed mathematics through d.e should my name going to affair into 2018/2019 admission list Plss?