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ABU Zaria Requirements, DE Forms And Screening (2022)

Alot of diploma aspirants today are really interested in stepping up their educational level or further their education in to the University. other candidates could be polytechnic or college of education graduates that want to gain admission to the university, well this done through direct entry.

there are some key requirements that are to be met by the candidate based on the course or department before you can be considered admission into the institution to study your desired course.

ABU zaria Direct entry requirements for admission processes is just as same as always, even though there are some charges due to system update or academic update.

Before we go into the the the requirements to gain admission to the university, there some things to acknowledge which are listed below:

  • Candidates who applied for admission into Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria must make ABU their first choice.
  • The aspiring Candidates don’t need to all the way to the school premises to make payment.
  • Failure to register for the utme screening within the given dates will automatically place the candidate not eligible for admission into the University.

ABU Zaria Direct Entry Admission Requirements

Just like every other institute Ahmadu Bello University have some fixed points and departmental criteria that must be met befor been given admission.

For a candidate has to be accepted as an ABU direct entry student, He/she must have completed the same course applied or a related course under the same faculty and must have to meet up with minimum credit/merit in his key  course before the candidate will be fully ready to be admitted.

Of all credentials the candidates must be able to provide a valid A’level certificate either NCE, ND or HND.

This certificates must come from a certified Nigerian institute showing that they are certified of the very course the applicants are applying for.

ABU support’s not only the i institution affiliated to them but all other well recognised and certified institute be it private or federal.

Faculty of Administration:

  • candidates must possess a minimum of two ‘A’ level/IJMB  pass in social and management science subjects including economics and a minimum of credit or merit pass in their relevant field of study or course.

Faculty of Arts:

  • candidates must possess a minimum of Two ‘A’ level/IJMB or NCE pass in literature in English and any other social science subjects plus a minimum of ND pass in the various course of studies including core subjects for various course.

Faculty of Agriculture:

  • Abu Zaria direct entry requirements for the faculty of agriculture are a minimum of Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in chemistry and biology or botany or zoology and HND in agriculture or related field of study with a minimum of credit pass.

Faculty of Engineering:

  • For aspiring candidates, they are to possess a minimum of Two ‘A’ passes in mathematics and either physics, chemistry or Agric, or ND upper credit in engineering or physics/mathematics or HND lower credit in the respective field of engineering from an accredited institution.

Faculty Of Education

  • ABU Zaria direct entry requirements for this faculty is a minimum of NCE with ‘C’ grade in various fields of study and a minimum of IJBM/A level pass with ‘C’ grade in major fields and ‘D’ in other subjects and ABU diploma in the courses applied for.

Registration Form

Registration for the screening exercise commences from Monday, 12th October, 2022 and closes on Saturday, 14th November, 2022. To register, candidates are required to log into: Follow the instructions on the site. You can also get to this site through the Ahmadu Bello University Website

What are the Screening Process for DE Candidates?

Ahmadu bello university Zaria has Two phases of screening new or direct entry candidates which are:

  • Pre-admission
  • Post-admission


This process of screening requires the candidates legit and from a certified institute ‘A’ level results and bio-data of he/she.


Is the process of screening that requires the candidate to provide the Original copies of their:

  • education credentials
  • state of origin certificate also known as Local government certificate
  • letter of attestation from a suitable and qualified individual of not less than grade 10 in the level of government or equivalent positions.
  • birth certificate or proof of age.
  • admission letter both from Jamb and the school and
  • passports.

But this process is after the admission has been given.

FAQs And Anwers

How much is direct entry ABU?

Applicants are required to pay the sum two thousand naira (N2, 000.00) only as a screening fee. Payment can EITHER be made via Remita using any acceptable debit card (Visa, Verve, and MasterCard) OR by printing the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) slip and proceeding to any Commercial Bank for payment.

Does Abu write post Utme for direct entry?

Yes….! they normally do write post utme together with jamb candidates

Does Abu accept lower credit for direct entry?

Yes! Of course they do.. Abu Zaria accepts lower credit for direct entry. ABU Zaria will most likely be accepting candidates who graduated with a Lower Credit. But its not certain and it depends on your Course.

How can I check my admission status in Abu?

You can check your admission status on you Jamb Caps or the school portal which is much faster and easier.

The above listed are the ABU Zaria Direct entry requirement, forms and the screening process that gives a any candidate a good chance of admission into the Ahmadu Bello University For Study.

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