FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory Admission Form 2016/2017 Is Out

Federal University, Gashua, FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory Programme (UPP)  admission application form for the 2016/2017 academic session is now on sale. FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory Registration Deadline/ Closing Date: midnight on Monday, 24th October, 2016.

Federal University, Gashua, FUGASHUA


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.

See Also: FUGASHUA UTME Preparatory School Fees For 2016/2017 Session


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.


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


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.

Code Combination
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.

Code Combination
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

Code Combination
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.

Code Combination
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.

Code Combination
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

Code Combination
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

Code Combination
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

Code Combination
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

Code Combination
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

Code Combination
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

Code Combination
UPS 601 Geography, Physics, Agriculture
UPS 602 Geography, Physics, Economics
UPS 603 Geography, Physics, Mathematics


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.

NGSchoolz Team

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