ATBU Department of Education and Science Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Education and Science under the Faculty of Education at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU).


It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered at NSUK to carefully confirm and see if the course they selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

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About Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU)

North-eastern Nigeria’s Bauchi is home to the Federal University of Technology, known as Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU).

The university bears Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa’s name, who served as the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s first prime minister. “Doctrina Mater Artium,” the university’s motto, is Latin for “Education is the mother of the practical arts.”

Admission Requirements for Education and Science

WAEC/NECO Subject Combination

The WAEC/NECO subject combination and requirements needed to study Education and Science is Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes, including English Language, Mathematics, and two (2) other Science subjects.

JAMB Subject Combination

In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course.

Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Education and Science at ATBU are three relevant Science or NBC subjects.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Education and Science if you do not intend to use UTME.

You require

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant Science subjects, which should include the candidate’s proposed course.
  • NCE credit/merit in addition to TC II merit or ‘O’ Level credit in relevant subjects.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into ATBU for the 2024/2025 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored a minimum of 180 and above in your JAMB result.


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