Abubakar Tafawa Balewa university (ATBU) is a federal university based at bauchi State, the institute was founded in the 1980s, then was formerly known as Federal University of technology. The academic operations began in October 1981, when the first students were admitted into remedial and pre-degree programs.
The following year (1982) in October, degree courses in School of Science and Science Education started. The university was merged with Ahmadu Bello university Zaria for four years, before the institute demerger in 1984. The institute boost of two campuses which are:
Gubi Campus: Along Bauchi/Kano Road, Gubi, Bauchi State (main campus).
The other campus (Yelwa Campus) is located Along Bauchi/Dass Road, Yelwa, Bauchi State.
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa university’s workforce is made up of (1000) administrative staffs who are notable lecturers and professors and staff’s in other fields. The institution provides its students with up-to-date library, ICT support and laboratory facilities. The environment is stress-free and friendly for learning.
ATBU Bauchi Portal
To have access to the school’s portal, follow this link: http://www.atbu.edu.ng/
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi School Fees
The school fees for the 2022/2023 academic session are as follows:
Interested students that are willing to stay within the school premises can pay for hostel at the rate of N12,590 only.
Acceptance fees for 2022 academic session is N33,000, while on the other hand medical applicants pay a mandatory non refundable fee of N40,000
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi Cut Off Mark 2023
The UTME cut-off mark for 2023/2024 academic is 160. This means applicants seeking admission into the university must score 160 or above in JAMB.
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi Post UTME 2023
To qualify for ATBU Post UTME screening, Applicanta must meet the following requirements:
- Must have chosen Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University as their first choice.
- Must score a minimum of 160 in UTME and above to qualify
- In not more than two sittings, the applicants must possess at least five credit passes in relevant subjects in O’ Level, including mathematics and English Language.
- And finally, to be considered for admission you must pass the Post UTME screening test.
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi Addresses
The university is located in Bauchi, Bauchi state, ATBU main located at Bauchi/Kano Road, Gubi, Bauchi State. The other campus is located at Bauchi/Dass Road, Yelwa, Bauchi State.
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi News
The news page of the school portal brings latest news about Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University when uploaded. News in areas of Academic information, Calendar, and more are being updated on the University’s website.
You can access the news page through the link: http://www.atbu.edu.ng/news
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi Faculties
ATBU is as of the time of writing this article, has only 6 faculties, of which are listed below:
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Technology Education
Faculty of Management Technology
Faculty of Environmental Technology
Faculty of Engineering & Engineering Technology
Faculty of Agriculture & Agricultural Technology
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi Courses
ATBU bauchi offers numerous number of courses and below are some of the courses offered at the institute:
Agricultural Economics and Extension
Computer and Communication
Urban & Regional Planning
ATBU Notable Alumni
Isa Ali Pantami: is the current Nigerian Minister of Communications and Digital Economy. He was the formal Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) of Nigeria from September 2016 to August 2019. A graduate of the prestigious institution (B. Tech, Msc), He lectured at Abubakar tafawa balewa University for quite a while in information technology.
Saket Kushwaha: is a professor of agricultural economics at the Banaras Hindu University, he is indian, an educationalist and agricultural economistt. He was also the former dean of School of Management at the Abubakar tafawa balewa University from 1993 – 2006.
Less competitive courses in ATBU
You can agree with me that courses in the medical and engineering line are competitive unlike the social science and education courses. So below we have put down some of the less competitive courses at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University;
Environmental Management Technology
Urban & Regional Planning