ABU Diploma Admission Form is Out [IDRT] – 2015/16


Ahmadu Bello University, ABU Institute for Development Research and Training Diploma programmes admission form for the 2015/2016 is out.

ABU diploma admission form

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Institute for Development Research and Training,  Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria  Diploma programmes for the 2015/2016 academic session.

ABU Institute for Development Research and Training Diploma Programmes, Requirements, Duration and Fees.

 1. Diploma in Mass Communication

Entry Requirements:     

5 credits in WAEC/NECO SSE/GCE ‘O’ level papers including the following:

  1. English Language
  2. Economics or Commerce
  3. Government or History
  4. Hausa or English Literature
  5. IRK/CRK, Civics or Geography

Also, a minimum of ‘Pass’ in Mathematics is required.

Duration: 4 Semesters (2 sessions)

Fees: N55,500. 00 per session

2. Diploma in International Relations and Strategic Studies

Entry Requirements:     

  1. 5 credits at ‘O’ Level including English, Government/History
  2. At least a Pass in Mathematics

Also, a minimum of ‘Pass’ in Mathematics is required.

Duration: 4 Semesters (2 sessions)

Fees: N41,500.00  per session

3. Diploma in Social Work and Development Studies

Entry Requirements:     

  1. 5 credits at ‘O’ Level including English, Government/History
  2. At least a Pass in Mathematics

Duration: 4 Semesters (2 sessions)

Fees: N41,500.00  per session

4. Diploma in Industrial Design with Specialization in one of the following:

  1. Ceramics
  2. Textile Design and Reproduction
  3. Textile Fashion Design
  4. Graphic Design & Illustration
  5. Glass Technology
  6. Laboratory Glass Blowing

ABU Institute for Development Research and Training Diploma Admission – General Entry Requirements.

(a) For (i) – (iv) above, they are
(i) A minimum of 4 credit passes from WAEC or NECO obtained in
not more than two sittings which must include English as well as Fine Arts or Technical Drawing or Creative Arts or Clothing and Textiles OR
(ii) Grade II Teachers’ Certificate with 4 credit passes, including English, OR
(iii) G.C.E. with 4 passes at Credit level, including English, OR
(iv) Certificate in Ceramics or Graphics or Textiles Design and Production or Textile Fashion Design from recognized institutions passed at merit level, plus 4 relevant credit passes, including English

(b) For (v) and (vi) under item 4 above, they are
(i) Minimum of 4 Credit passes from WAEC/NECO, which must include English and
Chemistry or Physics
(ii) Certificate in Glass Technology or Certificate in Laboratory Class Blowing from a recognized institution passed at merit level + credit in English

Duration: 4 Semesters (2 sessions)
Fees: N45,500. Per session for (i) – (iv) under 4 above, and
N53,000.00 per session for (v) & (vi) under 4 above.

ABU Institute for Development Research and Training Diploma Admission – Method of Application.

Applications should be made on-line on payment of the prescribed application fee (i.e N2,500.00).  Candidates are to visit A.B.U. Portal, http://forms.abu.edu.ng/otherforms/  and generate Transaction ID, with which they will proceed to the bank to pay before coming back to the Portal to fill the form.

ABU Institute for Development Research and Training Diploma Admission – Closing Date.

Candidates are to apply not later than 31st December, 2015.

MSG Team.



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