Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) IJMB Form For 2020/2021

Ahmadu Bello University IJMB form For the 2020/2021 academic session is out. See how to apply and the requirements below.

The management of Ahmadu Bello University welcomed from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Basic (IJMB) programmes for 2020/2021 academic Session.

The Basic (IJMB) programme is an Advance Level Programme intended for candidates aspiring to again admission into any Nigerian University through Direct Entry (DE). The programme last for twelve (12) months divided into two semesters. During this period, students are exposed to intensive lectures from Mondays to Thursdays every week and a weekly C.A. test on Fridays.
The school’s highly equipped laboratories avail the students the opportunity of undertaking all the practical required for IJMB programme.

Compulsory field trip/work are also organised for Geography and Biology students. To ensure quality, internal assessment mechanisms such as daily record of lecture attendance is kept.
Promotional and mock examinations are also administered. Only students that perform above average in these assessments/ examinations (including the weekly CAs) will be allowed to register for the final IJMB examinations which are usually taken in February yearly.

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ABU IJMB Admission Requirements.

  • Candidates aspiring to be admitted into the Basic (IJMB) programme:
  • Must have sat and passed the pre-admission test examined by the School.
  • Must obtain a minimum of five (5) O/L credits from Ordinary Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Geography and Physics.
  • Must have successful passed through the BIO DATA and Academic screening processes.


The programme is specifically designed for interested candidates from the 19 Northern States including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).


The School of Basic and Remedial Studies Funtua, is science based. Thus the subjects offered in the Basic programme are purely Advance Level science subjects viz: Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, and Physics.


Admitted students are placed into various groups depending on the proposed future carrier and their O/L credits. The groups and respective subject combinations per group are:

  • BS1: Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • BS2: Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
  • BS3: Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • BS4: Chemistry, Geography and Physics
  • BS5: Mathematics, Geography and Physics


  • Student must have obtained a minimum of 6 points in their final exams (this is subject to change when necessary by NUC).
  • Student must have purchased Direct Entry (DE) form and have chosen ABU Zaria as their first choice.
  • Must have remedied all deficiencies (if any)
  • All SBRS IJMB students, as a privilege, are automatically given admission into ABU Zaria provided they satisfy the afore-listed conditions.

How to apply for ABU Basic & Remedial Admission Form.


  • Interested applicants are to obtain an “E-Transaction Pin” at the sum of N 5,000.00 only in order to apply. An additional sum of N200.00 will also be charged as Bank charges.
  • The E-Transaction Pin can be obtained at either ABU Micro Finance Bank, Zaria or via PAY DIRECT PLATFORM at First Bank PLC or any other Commercial Bank nationwide. A Pin will be generated, printed and issued to the applicants after payment.
  • Visit: www.sbrsabu.org website and click on the “Application” link from the Menu.
  • Complete the form as required. Note: Uploading your picture (120px x 120px and 40kb) is required.
  • After completing the form, a print preview page will be displayed for you to print. Simply click on the “Print” button to print your form. Print at least 2 copies for your perusal.
  • You are to print your “Pre-Entrance Exam Card” in two (2) copies from the website also.
  • You may wish to “reprint” or “edit” your submitted form, by visiting the “Application” link again.

For help, please call: 080 8464 8930, 080 8464 8946, 080 9779 3009