Yobe State University cut off marks 2020/2021-The Central Admissions Committee of Yobe State University (YSU), Damaturu, has released Yobe State University cut-off mark and the following information as a guide to both parents and their wards/prospective candidates applying for admission into the University in the 2020/2021 academic session.
Before an applicant can be considered for admission into YSU, he/she:
A- Must-have registered for the UTME and chose YSU as his/her first choice;
B- Must have passed the UTME, by acquiring the minimum JAMB and/or the institutional cut-off marks or higher for the programs applied; The followings are the prescribed cut-off marks for the respective programmes approved by the University Management in consultation with JAMB:
|SN||Faculty/Programmes||Programme Cut-off Marks|
|1||College of Medical Sciences (MBBS)||200|
|2||Faculty of Law (Bachelor of Laws)||190|
|4||B.Sc Computer Science||170|
|5||All other Programmes||160|
Yobe State University CUT-OFF MARKS FOR THE NEWLY INTRODUCED COURSES
The Central Admissions Committee at its third meeting held on 19th August 2019 has approved the cut-off points for the nine (9) new programmes as indicated below:
1. College of Medical Science:
2. Faculty of Science:
3. Faculty Of Arts and Education:
1. In view this, I am directed to advise all candidates who possess the requirements and are interested in these courses to immediately:
i. Visit the JAMB portal to change to the new Programmes of their choice;
ii. Visit the University portal for post UTME/DE online registration; and
iii. Proceed to their respective departments for departmental screening.
2. By a copy of this letter, the Coordinator, ICT, is directed to upload the new courses on the University portal for candidates to access, please.
C- Must have gotten the correct UTME subject combinations for the programme applied for:
The table below should serve as a guide in ascertaining the relevant UTME subject combinations for all the programmes.
|COURSES||UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION|
|ARTS AND EDUCATION|
|ARABIC||ARABIC AND TWO (2) SUBJECTS FROM ARTS AND/OR SOCIAL SCIENCES.|
|ENGLISH LANGUAGE||LITERATURE IN ENGLISH, ONE OTHER ARTS SUBJECT, AND other SOCIAL SCIENCES.|
|HAUSA||HAUSA, LITERATURE IN ENGLISH AND ANY OF ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT, HISTORY, AND ARABIC.|
|HISTORY||HISTORY AND ANY OTHER TWO (2) SUBJECTS FROM ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES.|
|ISLAMIC STUDIES||ISLAMIC STUDIES PLUS TWO (2) OTHER ARTS SUBJECTS.|
|EDUCATION ARABIC||ARABIC AND ANY TWO (2) RELEVANT ARTS/SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS.|
|EDUCATION BIOLOGY||BIOLOGY AND TWO (2) OTHER SUBJECTS FROM CHEMISTRY, MATHEMATICS, AND PHYSICS.|
|EDUCATION BUSINESS||MATHEMATICS PLUS ANY TWO (2) SUBJECTS CHOSEN FROM ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT, HISTORY, AND LITERATURE IN ENGLISH.|
|EDUCATION CHEMISTRY||CHEMISTRY AND TWO (2) OTHER SUBJECTS CHOSEN FROM PHYSICS, BIOLOGY, AND MATHEMATICS.|
|EDUCATION ECONOMICS||ECONOMICS, MATHEMATICS, AND ONE (1) OTHER SUBJECT FROM GEOGRAPHY/PHYSICS, HISTORY, GOVERNMENT, AND LITERATURE IN ENGLISH.|
|EDUCATION ENGLISH LANGUAGE||LITERATURE IN ENGLISH AND ONE (1) ARTS AND ANY OTHER SUBJECT.|
|EDUCATION GEOGRAPHY||GEOGRAPHY PLUS TWO (2) OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCES/ARTS SUBJECTS.|
|EDUCATION HAUSA||HAUSA, ONE (1) ARTS AND ONE (1) SUBJECT FROM ECONOMICS, FRENCH, GEOGRAPHY/PHYSICS, GOVERNMENT, HISTORY, ISLAMIC STUDIES, LITERATURE IN ENGLISH AND MATHEMATICS.|
|EDUCATION ISLAMIC STUDIES||ISLAMIC STUDIES/ARABIC AND TWO (2) OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCE OR ARTS SUBJECTS.|
|EDUCATION MATHEMATICS||MATHEMATICS AND ANY TWO (2) OF THE FOLLOWING SCIENCE SUBJECTS: PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY.|
|EDUCATION PHYSICS||PHYSICS, MATHEMATICS OR CHEMISTRY PLUS ONE (1) OTHER SUBJECT.|
|COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES|
|MBBS||BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS OR MATHEMATICS.|
|BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE||BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS OR MATHEMATICS.|
|CHEMISTRY||CHEMISTRY AND TWO (2) OF PHYSICS, BIOLOGY AND MATHEMATICS.|
|COMPUTER SCIENCE||MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS AND ONE (1) OF BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AGRIC SCIENCE, ECONOMICS AND GEOGRAPHY.|
|MATHEMATICS||MATHEMATICS AND ANY TWO (2) OF PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND ECONOMICS.|
|PHYSICS||PHYSICS, MATHEMATICS AND CHEMISTRY OR BIOLOGY.|
|STATISTICS||MATHEMATICS AND ANY TWO (2) OF PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND ECONOMICS.|
|SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES|
|ACCOUNTANCY||MATHEMATICS, ECONOMICS, AND ANY OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECT.|
|ECONOMICS||ECONOMICS, MATHEMATICS, AND ANY OF GOVERNMENT, HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, LITERATURE IN ENGLISH, FRENCH AND ISLAMIC STUDIES/ CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES.|
|GEOGRAPHY||GEOGRAPHY AND TWO (2) OTHER ARTS OR SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS.|
|POLITICAL SCIENCE||GOVERNMENT OR HISTORY PLUS TWO (2) OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCE/ARTS SUBJECTS.|
|PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION||THREE (3) ARTS OR SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS.|
|SOCIOLOGY||THREE (3) SOCIAL SCIENCE OR ARTS SUBJECTS.|
|CIVIL LAW||ANY THREE (3) ARTS OR SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS.|
|SHARIA||ANY THREE (3) ARTS OR SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS INCLUDING ARABIC OR ISLAMIC STUDIES.|
NOTE THAT: Admission into universities is strictly regulated by JAMB, via the Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS). Therefore, even if a candidate has acquired the requisite cut-off marks, the University management would be constrained to admit the applicant, where the UTME subject combinations do not match his/her programme of choice, as the admission cannot, eventually, be approved by JAMB.
D- Direct entry applicant must have gotten the minimum ‘A’ Level qualification/grade relevant to his/her chosen programme;
E- Must have a minimum of five (5) relevant passes at credit level, including English and Mathematics in the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE), the National Examination Council (NECO), National Business and Technical Education Board (NABTEB), and National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) in not more than two (2) sittings;
F- Must have attended the University’s Post-UTME screening exercise within the prescribed deadline; and
G- Must have uploaded his/her ‘O’ Level and ‘A’ Level result(s), as the case may be, on the JAMB Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) platform, at least, prior to the PostUTME screening
DISCLAIMER: Notwithstanding meeting the above requirements, the University, guided by its internal policy for screening and ascertaining the merit of all applications, reserves the right to admit candidates into the institution based on the availability of admission spaces in the programme of candidates’ choices, as well as admissions quota assigned on the basis of states and local governments of origin.
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