YSU Direct Entry Screening Form, 2018/2019
Yobe State University (YSU) is currently selling application forms for its 2018/2019 academic session Direct Entry Screening exercise. The YSU Direct Entry form scratch cards is now available for sale at First Bank in Damaturu, Gashua, Nguru and Potiskum.
The Central Admissions Committee of the University at its 3rd meeting held on 10th August, 2018, has directed as follows:
- All Direct Entry (DE) candidates who chose Yobe State University as their 1st choice should come forward for the Direct Entry (DE) screening commencing from Monday 13th to Wednesday, 23rd August 2018.
- Sales of Scratch cards, On-line Registration and Departmental Screening also begin the same date.
- Scratch cards are obtainable at First Bank Branches in Damaturu, Gashua, Nguru and Potiskum.
The noble idea of establishing a state university in Damaturu was recommended to the state government by the committee on blue print for the educational development of Yobe state, its sub-committee on higher education submitted the report stating the desirability for a university in Yobe.
Following the NUC’s encouragement of state and private organization to establish viable universities and the rapid growth of post primary and tertiary institutions in the state became obvious that large number of potential university candidates would emerge seeking admission into the university in Yobe.
The state under the leadership of his Excellency governor Bukar Abba Ibrahim decided to establish a university named Bukar Abba Ibrahim University and immediately constituted the planning committee with Professor Muhammad Nur Alkali as Chairman. The committee stated to plan the take-off of the university in January 2007.
The academic brief, the law and master plan were produced and approved by the national universities commission (NUC) the university is planned for a 25 year period and provides the details of the vision, mission, philosophy and objectives, administrative structure and research policy of the university.
The brief captures the faculties, departments and courses that the university shall establish at its inception and at its full maturity over a twenty-five year period. It also captures the number of staff and students that shall populate the university in the first ten years of its existence as well as the resources required to run the university during the same period.