SAMARU COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE ADMISSION FORMS 2020/2021

This is to inform the general public that application forms for admissions into Higher National Diploma (HND), National Diploma (ND), Pre-National Diploma (Pre-ND) and Certificates Programmes offered by the Division of Agricultural Colleges (DAC), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU), are now on sale.

The courses offered in the three Colleges under ABU DAC are as follows:

SAMARU COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ZARIA AVAILABLE COURSES

Higher National Diploma (HND) – 2 years

Agricultural Extension and Management

Pest Management Technology

Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology (Farm Power and Machinery option)

Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology (Soil and Water option)

Home and Rural Economics

Pasture and Range Management Technology

National Diploma (ND) – 2years

Agricultural Technology

Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology

Home and Rural Economics

Pre-National Diploma (Pre-ND) (Science & Technology) – 1year

Certificate in Fisheries Production Technology – 1year

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL SCIENCE, MANDO-KADUNA COURSES

HND – 2 years

Animal Health Technology

Animal Production Technology

Pasture and Range Management Technology

ND – 2years

Fisheries Technology

Animal Health and Production Technology

Pre-National Diploma (Pre-ND) (Science & Technology)

KABBA COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, KABBA COURSES

HND – 2years

Agricultural Extension and Management

Crop Production Technology

Horticulture and Landscape Technology

ND – 2years

Agriculture Technology

Horticulture and Landscape Technology

Pre-ND – 1year

Agriculture Technology

Horticulture and Landscape Technology
Certificates – 1year

Certificate in Poultry Production

Certificate in Horticulture and Landscape Technology

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR Samaru College of Agriculture Admission Forms 2020/2021 | HND, ND, Pre-ND & Certificate
HIgher Nation Diploma Requirements

All candidates wishing to apply for any of the Higher National Diploma (HND) courses should have the National Diploma with at least Lower Credit/Merit pass in any relevant accredited Agricultural programmes, which also includes a minimum of one (1) year working experience after graduation.

Candidates must also have credit passes in the relevant five subjects including: Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry/Physics, Agricultural Science/Biology at WAEC, (GCE), NECO and NABTEB. The five credit passes are pre-requisites for the admission into the National Diploma programmes.

Note: Candidates with a pass at National Diploma will not be considered for admission into Higher Diploma programmes of DAC except with at least 3 years of cognate experience after graduation. However, graduate of the Division of Agricultural Colleges ABU with a pass grade need a minimum of 2 years cognate experience after graduation before he or she will be considered for admission into higher National Diploma programmes of the DAC

National Diploma Requirements

Entry requirements into the National Diploma courses must be through JAMB, the cut-off point into the programmes is normally determined at every year’s JAMB policy meeting. Candidates must have credit passes in English Language and Mathematics as stipulated by the National Policy on Education. Other relevant credits subjects at WAEC ordinary level, NECO, NABTEB, or Teachers Grade II at not more than two sittings or a combination of any of the two e.g. WAEC plus NECO. The 5 subjects for various courses are not strictly the same and vary as follows:

Agricultural Technology : Credit level passes in 5 subjects that must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any other from the following: Geography, Economics and Physics.

Agricultural and Bio-environmental Engineering Technology Programme: Credits level passes in 5 subjects that must include English Language and Mathematics, Physics, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other one from Chemistry/Geography/Economics.

Home and Rural Economics Programme : Credit level passes in 5 subjects that must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science/Food & Nutrition/Home Management and any other from the following: Geography, Economics, Religious Knowledge, Nigerian Languages.

Animal Health and Production Technology : Credit level passes in 5 subjects that must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any other from the following: Geography, Economics and Physics.

Fisheries Technology: Credit level passes in 5 subjects that must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any other from the following: Geography, Economics and Physics.

Horticulture and Landscape Technology : Credit level passes in 5 subjects that must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any other from the following: Geography, Economics and Physics.

ABU DAC PRE-NATIONAL DIPLOMA/REMEDIAL (SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)

Candidates wishing to apply for Pre-ND must have at least passes in four relevant subjects at O’ Level in WASC/GCE/NECO or NABTEB. The Pre-ND programme is only to prepare the candidate to pass UTME examination and O’ level certificate.

ABU DAC CERTIFICATE COURSES

Candidates wishing to apply for Certificate Course must have a minimum of two non-credit passes in any of the science subjects at WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or both.

METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR Samaru College of Agriculture Admission Forms 2020/2021 | HND, ND, Pre-ND & Certificate

i. NATIONAL DIPLOMA

Application forms for National Diploma (ND) are obtainable on payment of two thousand
Naira(N2,000.00) only.

ii. HND, PRE-ND & CERTIFICATE

Application forms for HND, PRE-ND & Certificate are obtainable on payment of two thousand five hundred Naira
(N2,500.00) only.

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ADMISSION INTO DAC COLLEGES.

  1. Select “click here to apply” https://dac.abu.edu.ng/eforms/
  2. Enter the relevant information and click “ Create Account” .
  3. Click at “ Generate RRR” to obtain your RRR Transaction ID.
  4. Then, you have the option to either click on “Pay via Remitaâ€� using your ATM card or print “Transaction Slip” and make your payment at any commercial bank that is online.

After payment, login with your username and password to continue with your registration. Otherwise, your admission will not be processed!

Arrangement can also be made with DAC Headquarters for bulk purchase by any ADP Headquarters

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