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.
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:
4. Home Economics
6. Islamic Studies
8. Literature in English
11. Use of English
12. Principles of Accounts
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:
- Obtains the required UTME score and has also chosen Federal University Gashua as first choice in UTME application.
- 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.
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.