Abia State University was established in 1981 by the Abia state government. It is one of the state-owned universities in Nigeria. It is made up of two campuses, the main campus is in Uturu, and the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine housed by the campus is in Umuahia, Abia State capital. It offers undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degrees.
The Management of the Abia State University (ABSU) has released the cut off mark for the 2021/2022 academic session.
What is ABSU cut off mark?
As stated by the management. The minimum cut off mark for all courses is 160.
Due to the high number of students that apply to ABSU every year, admission processes have now become highly competitive. So admission is not given based on your JAMB cut off marks only. Admission is now given based on JAMB score and O’level grades.
Does ABSU conduct Post UTME?
Yes, it does. As an aspirant, there are some conditions you must meet before you can be invited to take ASBU post UTME. Without taking and passing the Post UTME exams, you can’t get admission into ABSU.
The ABSU Post UTME requirements are:
- You must score exactly or above 160 cuts off mark
- You must choose Abia State University as you First or Second Choice of the institution during the UTME Registration
- You must have a minimum of (5) O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) at GCE O’Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
- You must be at least 16 years of age
Does ABSU collect the second choice?
Unlike other universities, The answer is yes! Despite the fact that ABSU is relatively difficult to gain admission into, the university accepts candidates that make them second choice in JAMB.
Is ABSU Post UTME Form for 2021/2022 out?
Yes, it is out. The Registration forms for the Aptitude Test are available online from Wednesday 18th September 2020.
ABSU DEPARTMENTAL CUT OFF MARK
The departmental cut off mark is the minimum cut off mark for admission into various departments in a particular University.
The Departmental Cut of marks of Abia State University are as follows;
FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Banking & Finance 200
Public Administration 200
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Animal Science & Fisheries 190
Agric. Economics & Extension 190
Crop Production & Protection 180
Soil Science 180
Food Science & Technology 190
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Education/Administration & Planning 180
Education/Agricultural Science 180
Education/Business Studies 180
Education/Management & Planning 180
Education/English & Literature 180
Education/Guidance & Counselling 180
Education/History & International Relations 180
Education/Library Science 180
Education/Integrated Science 180
Education/Political Science 180
Education/Fine & Applied Arts
Education/Social Studies 180
Education/Home Economics 180
FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Animal & Environmental Biology 200
Industrial Chemistry 200
Industrial Physics 200
Plant Science & Biotechnology 220
FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Building Technology & Civil Engineering 190
Environmental Resources Management 200
Estate Management 200
Fine & Applied Arts 200
Urban & Regional Planning 200
Geography & Planning 210
FACULTY OF LAW
FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Medicine & Surgery 240
Nursing Science 220
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES
English Language & Literature 200
Foreign Language & Translation Studies 190
Government & Public Administration 200
History & International Relations 200
Linguistics & Communication studies 200
Library & Information Science 200
Information Science 200
Mass Communication 200
Religious Studies 190
Political Science 200
Note: The cut off mark for each varies depending on the performance of candidates who applied to study in the school for that year.