ABU Zaria Frequently Asked Questions – Everything you need to know

This is the ultimate ABU Zaria Frequently Asked Questions – Everything you need to know.

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You will find all the answers to you questions on this page. I have tried to answer all the question you might have.

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Question: If someone does an inter-faculty transfer after 100 level ,will he/she lose a year?

Answer: No, you can still retain your level of study unless you have a very low GP. In this case, you will be told to move backward but your admission is intact.


Question: What is the cut off mark for ABU Zaria?

Answer: the official ABU Zaria cut off mark is always 180. We will notify everybody if this cut off mark is changed. Read more here


Question: What is the post utme cut off mark of medicine in Abu Zaria?

Answer: To be frank, ABU Zaria does not have a specific cut off mark for any course. It’s important that you have a reasonable score in both JAMB and Post UTME. So, the final cut off really depend on how competitive your course is and the level of performance in the examination. Don’t be afraid, just work very hard and you will get your desired course and put everything to God in prayers. buy ABU Past Questions from us and start reading now


Question: How will I know that I am qualified for ABU Post UTME Examination?

Answer: Like I earlier said, the official ABU Zaria cut off mark is always 180. This means that all candidates who score at least 180 and above aggregate from his or her JAMB UTME Examination will the eligible for the ABU Zaria Post UTME Test.


Question: Does ABU accept two seating of O’level?

Answer: yes, ABU Zaria accepts combination in any form and for all courses. This may be WAEC and WAEC, WAEC and NECO, NECO and NECO, WAEC and NABTEB, NECO and NABTEB, etc


Question: How much is ABU Zaria school fees for new students (for first and second semester)?

Answer: ABU Zaria school fees is among the cheapest in Nigeria. The most expensive fees at degree level is MBBS 100 level and it is currently twenty seven thousand five hundred naura N27500 in 2014/2015 session. The higher level students pay lower fees as it degenerate by 3000 & below as you proceed upward. However, your course would determine your fee.


Question: What is the duration of pharmacy course in ABU?

Answer: The answer to this question depends on the students. but the least number of year you can spend for pharmacy is five (5) years plus houseman ship or internship of one year then youth service follow suit.


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  1. I am staff in training, registered and started PhD. Is it possible to change my program status from PhD to MSc?

  2. pls what type of screening does Abu conduct for the direct entry aspirants for medicine…and how can I get such past questions…tanks…

    1. ABU does not condict entrance examination for their direct entry candidates. Assessment id based on your O’Level and A’Level qualifications as well as the available admission slot for that year.

  3. pls i want to know the no. of candidates from my state(adamawa) dat applied for medicine n surgery last year(2015) n also d no. dat were admitted.

  4. I’m grateful for all your updates, however I have this question bothering me so much. Pls Is it required one submit her credential to the skul as DE student b4 ones name can be out?

  5. pls does abu admit into medicine through direct entry?if yes do they admit applicants with 2:2, and pls what are the requirement for admission.

  6. plz i did choose abu in my jamb bt can i aplie for der post utme and i also have 6point in my ijmb exam which couse can i be offer plzzz for DE

    1. You need to bring all your relevant credentials for the screening exercise. However, we will make specific findings on this and will update this reply once we have some new information.

  7. I heard that ABU favour only indigenes for admission. Is it true? By the way, thank you for all this infos, it helped me a lot

    1. @ Uzo, this is not true. ABU Zaria is a federal institution and admission is usually based on merit. However, the issue of catchment may still affect admission placement as in other federal universities.

  8. This is the best information about ABU I have read online. You people are he best. Thank you. Please I wan to ask, how can I secure a direct entry admission into ABU Medicine and Surgery. I have BSc biochem. Thank you so much

    1. Thanks Musa, we are happy our information helped you. Yes, you can secure admission into Medicine at ABU. Buy the direct entry form from JAMB and register. Submit all your credentials to the school. Hope that helps

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