For a students to be offered provisional admission by an tertiary instituition in Nigeria, there are certain criteria that most be met such as JAMB and Post UTME score which must be above the cut off mark.
Abia State University (ABSU) admission cut off marks for 2018/2019 academic session and admission screening requirements will be reviewed in this post.
Cut Off Mark is the minimum point a student applying for admission must attain in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and or Post-Utme/Screening Exercise in order to be considered for admission into a particular school.
It is also important to note that Jamb fixed cut off mark for ABSU is 180. Therefore, 180 points are enough to enter practically most of the courses in ABSU, except the most sort after courses like Medicine, Pharmacy, Engineering, Law and others which will be listed below;
List of Courses in ABSU and their Cut off Mark
FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Departmental Cut Off Mark.
Banking & Finance 200
Public Administration 200
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE Departmental Cut Off Mark.
Animal Science & Fisheries 190
Agric. Economics &
Crop Production & Protection 180
Soil Science 180
Food Science & Technology 190
FACULTY OF EDUCATION Departmental Cut Off Mark.
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 180
Education/Social Studies 180
Education/Home Economics 180
FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES Departmental Cut Off Mark.
Animal & Environmental Biology 200
Industrial Chemistry 200
Industrial Physics 200
Plant Science & Biotechnology 220
FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Departmental Cut Off Mark.
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 Departmental Cut Off Mark.
FACULTY OF MEDICINE Departmental Cut Off Mark.
Medicine & Surgery 240
Nursing Science 220
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES Departmental Cut off Mark.
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
ABSU Documents for Post UTME Screening
Abia State University, Uturu screening is often conducted shortly after the UTME exams have been concluded and the screening excercise may be conducted in two stages.
Below are some of the documents required for ABSU admission screening;
1. Original copies of their educational qualifications (Statements of Results/ Certificates). N/B: Cases of awaiting results will NOT be accepted.
2. Birth Certification/Age Declaration.
3. A letter of good conduct from your Village Head or a responsible member of your community/or civil servant not below Grade Level 10 or equivalent in the private sector.
4. Certificate of Local Government of origin; and this notification of admission status slip
Cut off Mark Calculation
The cut off mark is usually calculated by using the candidates O’level grades, JAMB and Post UTME screening scores.
However in some cases the number of O’level sitings may be considered as a criteria. In this case, candidates with 1 sittings and high grades are at an advantage.
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