FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory Admission Form – 2016/17

Federal University, Gashua, FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory Programme (UPP)  admission application form for the 2016/2017 academic session is now on sale.

Latest Update: This is to inform the general public that the deadline for online application for UTME Preparatory Programme (UPP) has been extended to midnight on Monday, 24th October, 2016.

Federal University Gashua FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory Programme Application Form

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for the newly introduced UTME Preparatory Programme (UPP) of the Federal University, Gashua (FUGASHUA) for the 2016/2017 academic session.

Federal University Gashua UPP Structure.

The UTME Preparatory Programme would run for two terms;

First Term: UTME Coaching (23 weeks)

Second Term: Preparatory Programme (24 weeks)

The Programme is designed for candidates from catchment areas of the university.

FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory – Admission Requirements & Subjects.

Candidates aspiring to gain admission into the UPP must obtain at least five (5) credits (including English Language and Mathematics) at not more than two sittings in General Certificate of Education (GCE) O’Level, West African School Certificate or Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or National Examination Council (NECO) and/or NABTEB.

Subjects of the UTME Preparatory programme

Available subjects in the programme are:

1. Agriculture
2. History
3. Biology
4. Home Economics
5. Chemistry
6. Islamic Studies
7. Commerce
8. Literature in English
9. Economics
10. Mathematics
11. Use of English
12. Principles of Accounts
13. Geography
14. Physics
15. Government

FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory Other Details.

First Term: UTME Coaching

Four UTME subjects including Use of English will be taught. There will be a comprehensive UTME coaching which will be followed by UTME mock examination before the final UTME examination. Students who fail to score the cut-off points in the final UTME examination will be asked to withdraw from the programme before the commencement of second term.

Second Term: Preparatory Programme

The preparatory programme is designed to expose successful students in the UTME examination to basic knowledge and skills they will require to pursue and tackle the challenges in their various degree programmes.

Five subjects including English, Mathematics and the other three registered UTME subjects will be taught. The assessment will be 40% continuous assessment and 60% examination. The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of the five subjects will be computed.

Minimum Requirements for Admission into Federal University, Gashua

Admission into Federal University, Gashua, is automatic provided a student successfully completes the UTME Preparatory Programme as follows:

  1. Obtains the required UTME score and has also chosen Federal University Gashua as first choice in UTME application.
  2. Obtains a minimum of 2.0 CGPA from the 5 subjects taken in the second term. Successful UPP Students will be given more priority than Direct Entry candidates.

Subject Combinations

The subject combinations listed below provide varieties within the scope of the UTME from which students can select to satisfy the entry requirements of their chosen degree programmes.

All students register for four UTME subjects including Use of English

UPR 1: Literature in English
and any two of Economics, Geography, Govemment,_History and Islamic Studies.



UPR 101

Literature in English, Economics, History

UPR 102

Literature in English, Geography, History

UPR 103

Literature in English, Geography, Islamic Studies

UPR 104

Literature in English, Government, History

UPR 105

Literature in English, Government, Islamic Studies

UPR 106

Literature in English, History, Islamic Studies

UPR 2: History and any two of Geography, Government, Islamic Studies, Commerce, Economics and Principles of Accounts.



UPR 201

History, Geography, Islamic Studies

UPR 202

History, Government, Islamic Studies

UPR 203

History, Commerce, Economics

UPR 204

History, Commerce, Geography

UPR 205

History, Commerce, Principles of Accounts

UPR 206

History, Economics, Geography

UPR 207

History, Economics, Principles of Accounts

UPR 3: Government and any two of commerce, Economics, Geography and Principles of Accounts



UPR 301

Government, Commerce, Economics

UPR 302

Government, Commerce, Geography

UPR 303

Government, Commerce, Principles of Accounts

UPR 304

Government, Economics, Geography

UPR 305

Government, Economics, Principles of Accounts

UPR 4: Economics, Mathematics with any of Geography, History, Literature in English, Commerce, Government and Principles of Accounts.



UPR 401

Economics, Mathematics, Commerce

UPR 402

Economics, Mathematics, Geography

UPR 403

Economics, Mathematics, Government

UPR 404

Economics, Mathematics, History

UPR 405

Economics, Mathematics, Literature in English

UPR 406

Economics, Mathematics, Principles of Accounts

UPR 5: Geography, Economics with any of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.



UPR 501

Geography, Economics, Biology

UPR 502

Geography, Economics, Chemistry

UPR 503

Geography, Economics, Mathematics

UPR 504

Geography, Economics, Physics


UPS 1: Any three of the following Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics



UPS 101

Biology, Chemistry, Physics

UPS 102

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics

UPS 103

Biology, Mathematics, Physics

UPS 104

Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

UPS 105

Biology, Chemistry, Economics

UPS 2: Mathematics, Physics with any of Agriculture, Economics and Geography



UPS 201

Mathematics, Physics, Agriculture

UPS 202

Mathematics, Physics, Economics

UPS 203

Mathematics, Physics, Geography

UPS 3: Chemistry, Agriculture with any of Economics, Geography, Mathematics and Physics



UPS 301

Chemistry, Agriculture, Economics

UPS 302

Chemistry, Agriculture, Geography

UPS 303

Chemistry, Agriculture, Mathematics

UPS 304

Chemistry, Agriculture, Physics

UPS 4: Geography, Biology with any of Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics



UPS 401

Geography, Biology, Agriculture

UPS 402

Geography, Biology, Economics

UPS 403

Geography, Biology, Chemistry

UPS 404

Geography, Biology, Mathematics

UPS 405

Geography, Biology, Physics

UPS 5: Geography, Chemistry with any of Agriculture, Economics, Mathematics and Physics



UPS 501

Geography, Chemistry, Agriculture

UPS 502

Geography, Chemistry, Economics

UPS 503

Geography, Chemistry, Mathematics

UPS 504

Geography, Chemistry, Physics

UPS 6: Geography, Physics and any of Agriculture, Economics and Mathematics



UPS 601

Geography, Physics, Agriculture

UPS 602

Geography, Physics, Economics

UPS 603

Geography, Physics, Mathematics

How to Apply for FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory Admission.

All Registrations MUST be done at the beginning of every academic session. Academic registration for the programme shall cease two weeks after the commencement of the session. A late registration fee of N5000.00 shall be charged after the expiration of official registration date within a period of one week. Students are required to register with the Programme Coordinator for all subjects to be taken.

  • All students MUST sit for the examinations in their respective subjects.
  • Exemption from the above shall be on medical ground and shall be granted by Senate on recommendation of SPS Academic Board after a medical certificate is duly authenticated by the Director of the University Health Services. For reasons other than medical, students’ application must be endorsed by the teaching staff, certified by the Remedial Coordinator and finally recommended to the Senate by the SPS Academic Board.

Otherwise a student shall be deemed to have voluntarily absented himself from the examinations. Such a student shall score an “F” in those examinations as recommended by the Academic Board to the Senate. Only those cases duly recommended by the SPS Academic Board and approved by Senate shall be considered for makeup examinations.

See also: FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory Academic Calendar and FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory School Fees.

MSG Team.

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