ABU DAC Pre-ND, ND/HND Admission Forms – 2015/16


Ahmadu Bello University, ABU DAC ND/HND and Pre-ND programmes admission application forms for the 2015/2016 academic session are out.

ABU DAC Pre-ND, ND/HND Form

This is to inform the general public that application forms for admissions into Higher National Diploma (HND), National Diploma (ND) and Pre-National Diploma (Pre-ND) programmes offered by the Division of Agricultural Colleges (DAC), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, are now on sale. The courses which are offered in three Colleges under DAC are as follows:

A. SAMARU COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ZARIA

1. Higher National Diploma (HND) – 2 Years

  1. Agricultural Extension and Management
  2. Pest Management Technology
  3. Agricultural Engineering Technology (Farm Power & Machinery)
  4. Agricultural Engineering Technology (Soil and Water)
  5. Home and Rural Economics
  6. Pasture and Range Management

2. Pre-National Diploma (Pre-ND) (Science & Technology) – 1 year

B. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL SCIENCE, MANDO- KADUNA

1. Higher National Diploma (HND) – 2 Years

  1. Animal Health
  2. Animal Production Technology

2. Pre-National Diploma (Pre-ND) (Science & Technology)

C. KABBA COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, KABBA

1. Higher National Diploma (HND) – 2 Years

  1. Crop Production Technology
  2. Horticulture and Landscape Technology
  3. Agricultural Extension and Management

2. Pre-National Diploma (Pre-ND) (Science & Technology)- 1 year

3. Cert, in Horticulture and Landscape Tech. and Poultry Prod. – 1 year

ABU DAC HND and Pre-ND Programmes Entry Requirements

1. Higher National Diploma:

All candidates wishing to apply for any of the Higher National Diploma courses should have National Diploma with at least Lower Credit/Merit pass in any relevant accredited Agricultural programmes plus a minimum of one (1) year working experience after graduation. Candidates must also have credit passes in the relevant four subjects including: Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry/Physics and Agricultural Science/Biology at WAEC (GCE), NECO and NABTEB. The four credit passes are pre-requisites for the admission into the National Diploma programmes. Other specific requirements for the individual courses are as follows:

a. Agricultural Extension and Management: Candidates must have National Diploma in Agricultural Technology, Agricultural Engineering Technology, Animal Health and Production Technology, Home and Rural Economics or relevant NCE qualifications.

b. Agricultural Engineering Technology (Farm Power and Machinery): Candidates must have National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering Technology

c. Agricultural Engineering Technology (Soil and Water). As in (1)b above.

d. Pest Management Technology: Candidates must have National Diploma in Agricultural Technology or Agricultural Engineering Technology

e. Animal Health Technology: Candidates must have National Diploma in Animal Health and Production Technology or Agricultural Technology i.e. (General Agriculture)

f. Animal Production Technology: As in No. (1c) above.

g. Crop Production Technology: Candidates must have National Diploma in Agricultural Technology (General Agriculture).

h. Horticulture and Landscape Technology: As in No. (1g) above.

i. Home and rural Economics:Candidates must have National Diploma in Home and Rural Economics.

j. Pasture and Range Management: Candidates must have National Diploma in Agricultural Technology, Animal Health and Production Technology, Forestry Technology and Wildlife Management.

NB: Candidates with a PASS at National Diploma will not be considered for admission into Higher National Diploma programmes of DAC except with at least 4 years of cognate experience after graduation. However, graduates of the Division of Agricultural Colleges with a pass grade need a minimum of 2 years cognate experience after graduation before he or she will be considered for admission into Higher National Diploma programmes of the DAC.

2. Pre-National Diploma (Science and Technology)

Candidates wishing to apply for Pre-ND must have at least passes in four relevant subjects at O’Level in WASC/GCE/NECO. The successful candidates would further be required to register and pass the prescribed Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) before they will qualify for admission into any National Diploma (ND) programmes of DAC.

ABU DAC HND and Pre-ND Programmes Method of Application

Application forms are obtainable on payment of two thousand two hundred Naira (N2,200.0Q) only from:

i) Unity Bank Pic, (former Bank of the North)

ii) Main Street Branch, Zaria Kaduna State.

• Arrangement can also be made with DAC Headquarters for bulk purchase by any ADP Headquarters.

You can also visit ABU Website at www.abu.edu.ng for more information on the DAC Diploma Programmes.

MSG Team .



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