ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY


School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology

Location:

Main & New Campus

Dean:

Prof. Yahya Shehu

Contact:

 

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The curricula, course structure and descriptions for B. Agric. Tech. (Hons) in Animal Production, Crop Production and Agricultural Economics and Extension as approved by the University Senate are listed below. Attempts have been made to incorporate all relevant information on the undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes of the School which will be useful for both students and staff. All relevant pieces of information on these are provided under each of them.

Programmes and Courses Offered

    Agricultural and Economics ExtensionProgramme
    Courses Offered

    Agricultural and Economics Extension

    Animal Production Programme
    Courses Offered

    Animal Production

    Crop Production Programme
    Courses Offered

    Crop production

    Agric Engineering Programme
    Courses Offered

    Agric Engineering

    ChemicalEngineering Programme
    Courses Offered

    Chemical Engineering

 

Agricultural Economics and Extension
Animal Production
Crop Production

 

Undergraduate Academic Programmes

Academic Requirements

Students intending to pursue a degree in any of the programmes in Agriculture are required to have passed the prescribed course for the one year foundation programme taken in the University. Entry into the University for the foundation courses with the intention to read Agriculture, students will be required to pass at least five subjects at credit level in W.A.S.C./S.S.C.E or any other equivalent examinations. These must include Mathematics and English language. In addition, the following subjects must be passed at credit level: Biological Science (Biology, Agric. Science) and Chemistry and/or Physics.

Students wishing to come through Direct Entry must have G. C. E. 'A' Level passes or equivalent in at least two subjects, one of which must be in Biological Sciences (viz: Biology, Botany, Zoology, Agric. Science) and the other Chemistry or in exceptional cases Physics. The candidate must also have G.C. E. 'O' Level credit passes or equivalent in at least three other subjects apart from the above subjects including Mathematics and English language.

Holders of the following qualifications from well recognised institutions and who meet G.C.E. 'O' level requirements listed above may also be considered for admission into:

(a) B. (AGRIC.) TECH Professional Year 1

  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Agriculture with overall DISTINCTION Pass.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agriculture with an overall CREDIT Pass.
  • National Certificate of Education (NCE) in Agricultural Science with at least an overall CREDIT Pass.

(b) B. (AGRIC) TECH. Professional Year 2

HND in Agriculture with an overall DISTINCTION Pass.

Requirement for the Award of Degree

 

To be eligible for the award of a B. Tech Agric. Tech. (Hons) degree in any of the three areas, the candidates must have satisfied the following conditions:

(i) The approved programmes of the School of Agriculture with respect to workload, registration of course and programme duration.

(ii) The programme requirements which involve satisfactory completion of the approved courses for all years. All the years training (100 - 500 levels) courses will count in the final assessment of a student's performance towards the award of a degree.

Although industrial/farm training does not carry points towards assessment of the student's final degree award, its satisfactory completion is a prerequisite for the award of the degree certificate.

NEW !

 

2013/2014 Postgraduate Admissions

The 2013/2014 Postgraduate Admissions is now out. You can get the PIN for downloading admission letter by paying for it at FCMB, ATBU Yelwa Campus, and collect the PIN at the ATBU Bursary Cash Office, Yelwa Campus.

View Admissions List

Download admission letter

 

SCREENING FOR NEWLY ADMITTED CANDIDATES FOR THE 2013/2014 ACADEMIC SESSION

Screening of newly admitted candidates for the 2013/2014 Academic Session commences on 7th – 11th April, 2014. The University regrets all the inconveniences the earlier postponement has caused.

 

NEW ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2013/2014 SESSION

FIRST SEMESTER, 2013/2014 SESSION


Screening of Freshers

7th – 11th April, 2014

1 week

Resumption/Registration (both Fresh and Returning)

23rd – 29th April, 2014

1 week

Registration with Fine (Returnees)

29th April – 2nd May, 2014

5 days

Registration Closes

2nd May, 2014

1 day

Matriculation

2nd May, 2014

1 day

Orientation of Freshers

5th – 9th May, 2014

5 days

Lectures (All Students)

23rd April – 16th July, 2014

12 weeks

Display of C. A. Results

11th – 16th July, 2014

5 days

Semester Examinations

17th July, -- 7th Aug.2014

3 weeks

Marking/Board of Studies

17th July –21st  August, 2014

5 weeks

Senate Business Committee Meeting

25th  – 30th  August, 2014

5 days

Senate Examinations Meeting

1st Sept, 2014

1 day

Vacation (All Students)

7th  Aug. – 1st Sept 2014

3 weeks

SECOND SEMESTER, 2013/2014 SESSION


Resumption (All Students)

2nd Sept, 2015

1 day

Registration (All Students)

2nd—5th Sept. 2014

4 days

Registration With Fine

8th –9th Sept., 2014

2 days

Registration Closes

9th September, 2014

1 day

Lectures (All Students)

2nd Sept. – 25th Nov., 2014

12 weeks

Display of C. A. Results

18th – 25th Nov., 2014

5 days

Semester Examinations

25th Nov. – 17th Dec., 2014

2 weeks

Marking/Board of Studies

26th Nov. – 31st Dec., 2014

4 weeks

Senate Business Committee Meeting

5th – 10th Jan. 2015

5 days

Senate Examinations Meeting

12th Jan. 2015

1 day

Long Vacation (All Students)

17th Dec.2014 – 22nd Feb, 2015

7 weeks

Academic Staff Annual Leave

13th Jan.—20th Feb. 2015

30  days

2014/2015 Academic Session Commences

22ND  February, 2015

 

 

POSTPONEMENT OF RESUMPTION FOR THE 2013/2014 ACADEMIC SESSION

All returning students should note that the earlier scheduled date of 1st April 2014 for resumption for the above session has been postponed till further notice. The University regrets all the inconveniences this has caused.

 

Students should however be on constant check of this website for further notice, please.

 

POSTPONEMENT OF SCREENING EXERCISE FOR NEWLY ADMITTED CANDIDATES FOR THE 2013/2014 ACADEMIC SESSION

The earlier scheduled screening exercise for the above session has been postponed till further notice. The University regrets all the inconveniences this has caused.

Candidates should however be on constant check of this website for further notice, please.

 

2013/2014 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION GUIDELINES

You can now download the admission letter here as well as view the admission guidelines here.

 

2013/2014 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION LIST (2nd BATCH)

The 2nd Batch 2013/2014 Undergraduate Admission List is now out, and you can view it here. Note: Admission Screening exercise commences on 17th - 22nd March, 2014.

 

2013/2014 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION LIST (1st BATCH)

The 1st Batch 2013/2014 Undergraduate Admission List is now out, and you can view it here. Note: Admission Screening exercise commences on 17th - 22nd March, 2014.

 

2013/2014 REMEDIAL ADMISSION LIST

You can download the admission letter and schedule of fees by clicking the links below:

 

 

 

 

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