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A Guide to Studying at Federal College of Education Zaria

The Federal College of Education, Zaria, also known formally as Northern Secondary Teachers’ College, is a government-owned college of education located in old Jos Road, opposite the Institute of Administration (Kongo Campus), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Formally known as Advance Teachers’ College,(A.T.C) founded by the then northern government it in 1962.

Federal College of Education, Zaria admits successful candidates, irrespective of where they come from (their tribe, race, traditional or even religious backgrounds). Approved by national university commission (NUC) and affiliated to the Ahmadu Bello university Zaria, FCE Zaria awards successful undergraduate and NCE students with first-degree courses and Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE).

The institute is fully organized, it provides students with the best of social and educational facilities such as so social center, laboratory, sports activity center, hostels, classrooms and a fully active library.

The institute is fully recognized around the country, so if you wish to continue your education to a higher level you could apply for direct entry and be awarded 200 level in the university and course of your choice.

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Federal College of Education Zaria Official Website

To access the official website of FCE Zaria visit the following link: https://fcezaria.edu.ng/

Federal College of Education Zaria School Fees

NCE (Regular)

  • NCE I Arts: N30,400.00
  • NCE I Scienc: N35,200.00
  • NCE II Arts: N28,075.50
  • NCE II Science: N31,164.00
  • NCE III Arts: N16,850.00
  • NCE III Science: N18,350.00

NCE (Part Time)

  • NCE I Arts: N26,750.00
  • NCE I Science And Voc & Tech: 28,000.00
  • NCE II Arts: N23, 350.00
  • NCE II Science And Voc & Tech: N23,700.00
  • NCE III Arts: N23,350.00
  • NCE III Science And Voc & Tech: N23,700.00
  • NCE III Arts: N23,350.00
  • NCE III Science And Voc & Tech: N23,700.00

Undergraduate

  • B.Ed/B.Sc Science 100/200 Level: N53,690.00
  • B.Ed/B.Sc Arts 100/200 Level: N51,790.00
  • B.Ed/B.Sc Science 300 Level: N44,730.00
  • B.Ed/B.Sc Arts 300 Level: N43,132.50
  • B.Ed/B.Sc Science/Arts 400 Level: N33,450.00
  • B.Ed/B.Sc Science/Arts 400 Level: N16,725.00

Pre-NCE

  • Pre-NCE Arts: N20,040.00
  • Pre-NCE Science: N25,640.00

Federal College of Education Zaria Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission into the Federal College of Education, Zaria, must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have reached or surpassed the cut off mark of 120 in Jamb.
  • Must have obtained a minimum of five credit passes in relevant subjects a credit in mathematics and at least a pass at O’ Level are required for Science Courses, while a credit in English at O’ Level are required in Arts courses. The candidates must have obtained These credit passes in not more than two sittings.
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Federal College of Education Zaria Resumption Date

Federal College of Education Zaria, as of the time of writing this article, the institute located in old Jos Road, opposite kongo campus is in session.

Federal College of Education Zaria Cut Off Mark

To be considered for admission at Federal College of Education, Zaria you must reach the departmental or general cut off mark. Below are the cut off mark departmentally at FCEZARIA;

Undergraduate

  • B.Ed/B.Sc Science/Arts: 120 and Above

NCE(Regular)

  • NCE I Arts: 120 and Above
  • NCE I Science And Voc & Tech: 120 and Above

NCE (Part-time)

  • NCE I Arts: 120 and Above
  • NCE I Science And Voc & Tech: 120 and Above

PRE-NCE

  • Pre-NCE Arts: 120 and Above
  • Pre-NCE Science: 120 and Above

Federal College of Education Zaria Degree Programme

The requirements for admission into FCEZARIA Undergraduate programmes B.Ed and B.Sc (Ed) are as follows:

  1. Candidates must have passed jamb and applied for the degree programme.
  2. Must have obtained a minimum of five credit passes in relevant subjects a credit in mathematics and at least a pass at O’ Level are required for Science Courses, while a credit in English at O’ Level are required in Arts courses. The candidates must have obtained These credit passes in not more than two sittings.

The screening exercise for admission into FCEZARIA degree programmes includes sitting for an aptitude test and appearing for an interview. All the screening exercise stage by stage are compulsory compulsory for direct entry (D.E) and Jamb candidates.

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Some of the courses offered at the Federal College of Education, Zaria, include the following:

  1. Agricultural Educ(d. Major).
  2. Arabic/Hausa(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  3. Biology/Chemistry(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  4. Biology/Computer(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  5. Chemistry/integrated Science(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  6. Chemistry/Computer(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  7. English/Prim. Educ. Studies(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  8. English/C.r.s(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  9. French/prim. Educ. Studies(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  10. Geography/Economics(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  11. Geography/Pol. Science(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  12. Hausa/Islamic Studies(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  13. Hausa/social(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  14. Studies.igbo/Islamic Studies(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  15. Integrated Science(D. MAJOR).
  16. Mathematics/PES(NCE Regular and Part Time).
  17. Physical & Health Educ.(D.MAJOR).

Federal College of Education Zaria Part Time Programme

FCEZARIA offers two different type of part-time Programmes, these programmes are the Professional Diploma in Education (PDE) and Certificate. Candidates seeking to gain admission into the FCEZARIA part time PDE programme should have obtained minimum of first degree or HND, While the entry requirements for certificates are credit passes in the subjects in WAEC/NECO, These credit passes should not be obtained in no more than two sittings.

Federal College of Education Senior Zaria Staffs

  • Dr. Suleiman Balarabe: Provost
  • Halliru Musa: Deputy Provost
  • Dr. Sani Uwaisu: Bursar
  • Dr. Jibril Lawal: Registrar
  • Mal.Ahmed Tijjani: Ag. College Librarian
  • Alh. Garba A. Dahiru: Chief Auditor

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