Undergraduate Programmes: The general admission requirements are five credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language at the 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.

  • 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.
  • Candidates for the Doctorate Degree programmes must have a Masters Degree from recognized universities or equivalent.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

Candidates must possess:

  • Five credit passes includingEnglish Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level at maximum of two sittings;
  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University not lower than Third Class; or
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class (Lower Division) in an area not related to the field applying for may be considered; and
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Merit in related field of study from a Polytechnic or any recognized institution.

Academic Master Degree Programmes

Candidates must possess:

  • Five credit passes includingEnglish Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level at a maximum of two sittings;
  • First Degree of Kaduna State University or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and
  • A Candidate with a Postgraduate Diploma with a CGPA of not less than 3.50.

Professional Master Degree Programmes

Candidates must possess:

  • Five credit passes includingEnglish Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level at a maximum of two sittings;
  • First Degree of Kaduna State University or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and
  • 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

Doctor of Philosophy Programmes

Candidates must possess:

  • Five credit passes includingEnglish Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level at a maximum of two sittings;
  • First Degree of Kaduna State University or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and
  • Masters Degree of Kaduna State University or any recognized university in the proposed field of study with minimum CGPA of 3.50.
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