ABU Zaria JAMB 2018 Registration Statistics – Number of Candidates by Departments

Did you choose Ahmadu Bello University, ABU ZARIA as your first choice institution? If yes, you might be interested to know the ABU ZARIA JAMB 2018 Registration Statistics – Number of Candidates by Departments.

JAMB 2018 Statistics: Number of Candidates that chose ABU ZARIA as First Choice Institution.

This statistics is very important because it gives candidates an insight to the competitiveness of their course of choice.

ABU Zaria JAMB 2018 Registration Statistics – Number of Candidates by Departments

The table below shows the number of students that chose the Ahmadu Bello University and it is presented by course/departmental basis.

Check your course and the number of candidates that applied for it in the right hand side.


S/No Course 1st Choice
1 Accountancy/Accounting 2,399
2 Agricultural Engineering 171
3 Agricultural Science And Education 116
4 Agriculture 331
5 Anatomy 110
6 Arabic Studies 268
7 Archaeology 43
8 Architecture 1,674
9 Biochemistry 1,321
10 Biological Science(S) 451
11 Building 259
12 Business Administration 2,374
13 Business Education 101
14 Chemical Engineering 1,390
15 Chemistry 173
16 Civil Engineering 1,620
17 Civil Law 3,033
18 Computer Science 2,385
19 Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts 150
20 Economics 2,288
21 Education & Arabic 59
22 Education & Christian Religious Studies 36
23 Education & Computer Science 4
24 Education & Islamic Studies 218
25 Education & Mathematics 17
26 Education & Physics 8
27 Education And Biology 78
28 Education And Chemistry 13
29 Education And Geography/Physics 6
30 Education And Hausa 28
31 Education And Integrated Science 11
32 Education And Social Studies 116
33 Electrical Engineering 1,586
34 English Language 443
35 Fine Art 128
36 French 25
37 Geography 576
38 Geology 273
39 Glass Technology 5
40 Guidance & Counselling 77
41 Hausa 49
42 History 50
43 Home Economics And Education 35
44 Industrial Design 57
45 Insurance 23
46 International Studies 843
47 Islamic/Sharia Law 812
48 Land Surveying 49
49 Library And Information Science 414
50 Literature In English 36
51 Local Government And Development Studies 113
52 Mass Communication 2,106
53 Mathematics 137
54 Mechanical Engineering 1,186
55 Medicine And Surgery 10,172
56 Metallurgical Engineering 32
57 Microbiology 1,531
58 Nursing/Nursing Sceince 5,081
59 Pharmacy 3,465
60 Physical And Health Education 50
61 Physics 84
62 Physiology 81
63 Political Science 1,792
64 Public Administration 2,053
65 Quantity Surveying 277
66 Sociology 808
67 Statistics 69
68 Textile Science And Technology 22
69 Urban And Regional Planning 160
70 Veterinary Medicine 294
71 Water Resources And Enviromental Engineering 38
72 Zoology 18

You have seen how many candidates applied for your course in your institution of choice. It’s now left for you to make a decision concerning the competition for admission slot. As you always know, admission into higher institutions is usually very competitive as more than enough candidates struggle for limited admission spaces in their institution of choice.

How to Break in

Your future is in your own hand. You have to fight for your place in your institution of choice. Don’t worry, we have everything you need to succeed. You’ll surely make it if you follow the instruction. Many candidates are now in school because they followed these simple guidance. See them below;

  1. Get your ABU – ZARIA Post UTME Past Questions and Answers
  2. Read on: Top Ten Tips for Post UTME Exam
  3. Read on: Why Students fail to gain Admission and Way out
  4. Read on: How to Score High in Post UTME Exam
  5. Read on 5 Reasons Why You Should Get Post UTME Past Questions and answers
  6. Read on 7 Reasons Why Students Fail or Have Missed Score in Post UTME Exams
  7. Read on How to Score above 300 in your Post UTME Exams
  8. Read on How to Prepare for Post UTME Exams

All these information are what you need to sail through your post utme and seal your place in the admission list.

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  1. Pls i,m frm Oyo state, I did my ijmb @ kwcoed ilorin 2015/2016 with 15points. I have obtained my de form since last mth with ABU as my first choice, my subject combination and course are Crs,Govt,Literature/ int’l studies respectively. pls i want to be update with latest news abt adm. And is state of origin been considered for admission?

  2. Pliz i apply abu zaria as my first choice and i have been posted for screening and i dont know the date that the screening will commence.

  3. am using ijmb DE form, I want to apply my result in ABU Zaria, pls am I going to buy a form or a card in order to access d screening exercise?

  4. plz wen will postutme form b out 4 sale or which decision did ABU take concerning d cancellation of post utme?????plz reply bak

  5. Thanks for the info above, but Bros…U said they don’t used to conduct Putme for Direct Entry student. Pls heat and what they w assess on? And do they used to admit candidate from South West..Osun state to be precise?

    1. @Taye Emmanuel ABU Zaria admission is based on O’level and A’Level requirements as well as the available slot for admission for each year.

  6. I has my five o level credit which include english lang, islamic, hausa, biology,and economics. And i have four passes of mathematics, commerce, account and government. Pls advise me, which foculty can i choose. Tanx

  7. pls am direct entry applicant, i want to no whether ABU use to conduct screenimg exam for the direct entry people.

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