Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Programmes: The general admission requirements are five credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language atthe SSCE level.

 

100 Level: An acceptable UME score and five credit passes in which one should to be in English Language and four relevant subjects (depending on the degree programme entry requirement) obtained at the SSCE or its equivalent at NOT more than two sittings.

 

Direct Entry: The University does not admit direct entry candidates for now.

 

Postgraduate Programmes: In addition to the first degrees, the university commenced Postgraduate Diploma and Mastersdegree and will run Doctorate degree Programmes.

  1. Candidates for the Masters Degree programmes must be holders of first degrees from recognized universities with a minimum of Second Class Honors or other equivalent qualification.
  2. Candidates for the Doctorate Degree programmes must have a Masters Degree from recognized universities or equivalent.

 

 

                                                          POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

a. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

Candidates must possess:

i.    Five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level at maximum of two sittings;

ii.   Relevant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University not lower than Third Class; or

iii.  Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class (Lower Division) in an area not related to the field applying for may be considered; and

iv.  Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Merit in related field of study from a Polytechnic or any recognized institution.

 

 

b. Academic Master Degree Programmes

Candidates must possess:

i.    Five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level at a

      maximum of two sittings;

ii.   First Degree of Kaduna State University or any recognized university in relevant field

      with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and

iii.  A Candidate with a Postgraduate Diploma with a CGPA of not less than 3.50.

 

 

c. Professional Master Degree Programmes

Candidates must possess:

i.    Five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level at a maximum of two sittings;

ii.   First Degree of Kaduna State University or any recognized university in relevant field

      with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and

iii.  A candidate with a Third Class Degree or HND and a Postgraduate Diploma from Kaduna State University or any recognized institution with a CGPA of not less than 3.50

 

d. Doctor of Philosophy Programmes

Candidates must possess:

i.    Five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level at a

      maximum of two sittings;

ii.   First Degree of Kaduna State University or any recognized university in relevant field

      with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and

iii.  Masters Degree of Kaduna State University or any recognized university in the proposed

field of study with minimum CGPA of 3.50.

 

UNDERGRADUATE ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Approved Examination Certificates

S/N

NAME OF CERTIFICATE

REMARKS

1

General Certificate of Education (GCE)

Acceptable to all programmes

2

West African Examination Council (WAEC)

Acceptable to all programmes

3

National Examination Council (NECO)

Acceptable to all programmes

4

National Business and Technical Education Board (NABTEB)

Acceptable to Geography, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Estate Management, Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Environmental Mgt., Accounting, Business Admin. and Economics.

5

National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS)

Acceptable to Arabic and Islamic Studies.

 

Approved Ordinary Level Subjects

ART SUBJECTS

SCIENCE SUBJECTS

Arabic

Biology/Agric. Science

Biology/Agric. Science

Chemistry

Commerce

Economics

Economics

English Language

English Language

Further Maths/Additional Maths

Financial Accounting/Principle of Accounting

Geography

French

Mathematics

Geography

Physics

Government

Fine Art for Env. Science only

Hausa/Igbo/Yoruba

Tech. Drawing for Env. Science only

History

 

IRK/CRK

 

Literature in English

 

Mathematics

 

General ‘O’ Level Subjects Requirement

All candidates to be registered must possess at least five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics.

Specific ‘O’ Level and UTME Subjects Requirement

FACULTY OF ARTS

Programme

‘O’ Level Subjects

UTME Subjects

 

Arabic

108590D

 

 

 

Christian Religious Studies

108592K

 

 

English

108601J

 

 

 

French

108593I

 

 

 

 

Hausa

108594G

 

 

 

History

108595E

 

 

 

Islamic Studies

108597A

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Arabic and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Christian Religious Knowledge and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, French and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Hausa and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, History or Government and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Islamic Religious Knowledge  and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

Arabic and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

 

Christian Religious Knowledge and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

Literature in English and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

 

French and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

 

 

Hausa and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

 

 

History or Government and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

 

Islamic Religious Knowledge and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Programme

‘O’ Level Subjects

UTME Subjects

 

Biochemistry

108568K

 

 

Biology

108602H

 

 

Chemistry

108570A

 

 

 

Industrial Chemistry

108596C

 

 

Geography

108577I

 

 

Mathematics

108584K

 

 

Computer Science

108572H

 

Microbiology

108598J

 

 

Physics

108599H

 

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and one other Science subject.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and one other Science subject.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography and two other Science subjects.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and two other Science subjects.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and two other Science subjects.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

 

Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

 

 

Biology and two other Science subjects.

 

 

Chemistry, Physics and one other Science subject.

 

 

 

Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics and one other Science subject.

 

 

Geography and two other Science subjects that may include Agric. Science.

 

Mathematics, Physics and one other Science subject.

 

 

Mathematics, Physics and one other Science subject.

 

 

Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

 

 

Physics, Mathematics and one other Science subject.

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Programme

‘O’ Level Subjects

UTME Subjects

 

Accounting

108565F

 

 

Business Administration

108569I

 

Economics

108574D

 

 

Mass Communication

108583B

 

 

Political Science

108587E

 

 

 

Sociology

108600A

 

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

 

Economics, Mathematics and one other subject.

 

 

Economics, Mathematics, and one other subject.

 

 

Economics, Mathematics and one other subject.

 

 

Any three subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

 

 

Government or History and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

 

Government or History and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

 

FACULTY OF MEDICINE

 

Programme

 

‘O’ Level Subjects

 

UTME Subjects

 

Medicine and Surgery

108585I

 

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 

 

Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 

 

 

 

FACULTY OF PHARMACY

 

Programme

 

‘O’ Level Subjects

 

UTME Subjects

 

Pharmacy

108586G

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 

 

Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 

 

 

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

 

Programme

 

‘O’ Level Subjects

 

UTME Subjects

 

Agriculture

108566D

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

 

 

Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject that may include Agric. Science.

 

 

 

FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Programme

‘O’ Level Subjects

UTME Subjects

 

Architecture

108567B

 

 

 

Environmental Management

108575B

 

Estate Management

108576K

 

 

Quantity Surveying

108588C

 

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and two other Science subjects that may include Fine Art or Technical Drawing.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects one of which must be a science subject.

 

Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and two other Science subjects.

 

Mathematics, Physics and one other Science subject that may include Fine Art or Technical Drawing.

 

Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

 

 

Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.

 

 

 

Mathematics, Physics and one other Science subject.

 

 

 

NEW ORDINARY LEVEL SUBJECTS

The newly introduced ordinary level subjects by West African Examination Council have been approved by Senate at its meeting held on 10th March and 13th August, 2015 to be part of additional credits for registration of newly admitted candidates into relevant courses as follows:

NEW ‘O’ LEVEL SUBJECTS

RELEVANT COURSES

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

-

Animal Husbandry

AGR

Art Work

ARC

Auto Body Repairs and Spray Painting

-

Auto Mechanical Work

-

Auto Mobile Parts Merchandising

-

Basic Electricity

ARC, EST, QSV & PHY

Block Laying, Brick Laying and Concreting

ARC, EST & QSV

Book Keeping

ACC, BUS, ECN, EST & QSV

Building and Engineering Drawing

ARC, EST & QSV

Carpentry and Joinery

ARC

Catering

-

Civic Education

HIS, POL & SOC

Clothing and Textiles

CHM & ICH

Computer Studies

CSC, ECN & MTH

Cosmetology

CHM

Data Processing

CSC & MTH

Dyeing and Bleaching

CHM & ICH

Edo

-

Efik

-

Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work

PHY

Fisheries

AGR, BIO & ENV

Food and Nutrition

AGR, BCH, BIO & MCB

Furniture Making

ARC

Garment Making

-

GSM Phone Maintenance and Repair

-

Health Science

BIO

Ibibio

-

Information and Communication Technology

CSC & MCM

Insurance

BUS

Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repairs

CHM & ICH

Machine Woodworking

ARC

Marketing

BUS

Mining

GEO

Office Practice

ACC & BUS

Painting and Decoration

ARC

Photography

ARC & MCM

Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

ARC & QSV

Printing Craft Practice

ICH

Radio, Television and Electronic Works

PHY

Salesmanship

BUS

Store Keeping

ACC & BUS

Store Management

ACC & BUS

Tourism

ENV, HIS & MCM

Typing and Shorthand

BUS & MCM

Upholstery

ARC

Welding and Fabrication Engineering

-