NWU (YMSUK) Post-UTME & DE Screening Form 2020/2021

Northwest University (NWU) Kano / Yusuf Maitama Sule University (YMSUK) Post-UTME / Direct Entry (DE) Admission Screening Form, Eligibility, Requirements, Screening Date, Time, Venue, Application Guidelines and Deadline for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Northwest University (NWU), Kano (also known as Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano) undergraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.


Only candidates who have met the following requirements are eligible for screening.
  1. Candidates must have chosen the Northwest University, Kano as first choice.
  2. Must have scored a minimum of 160 and above in the 2020 JAMB UTME or applied for Direct Entry. RECOMMENDED: NWU (YMSUK) UTME Departmental Cut-Off Marks 2020/2021.
  3. Must have registered in the Northwest University, Kano (now Yusuf Maitama Sule University) 2020/2021 Admission Screening PORTAL.
  4. Must have obtained a minimum of 5 Credit Passes including English Language and Mathematics in SSCE (or Equivalent) at not more than two sittings for both UTME and D.E. Candidates.
  5. Must have possessed 2018 UTME result Slip or 2020 D.E online registration SLIP.
  6. Must have obtained DIPLOMA, IJMB, NCE (or equivalent) certificate or statement of result for DIRECT ENTRY (DE) Candidates.
  7. D.E. Candidates with Diplomas must have minimum CGPA of 3.0 for Science based programmes and 3.5 for Arts based programmes respectively.
  8. D.E. Candidates with N.C.E. must have minimum of 9 points for relevant programmes in the Faculty of Education.
  9. D.E. Candidates with IJMB must have minimum of 7 points for Sciences and 8 points for Arts based programmes respectively.


1.     The date for the commencement of the ONLINE registration is Wednesday, 26th August, 2020, while the closing date is Wednesday, 7th October, 2020 at midnight.
2.     Candidates wishing to register should visit the University WEBSITE (www.nwu.edu.ng) and click on “2020 ADMISSION PORTAL” to register for the Aptitude Test or the D.E. Screening.
3.     Candidates should generate REMITA payment Invoice from the portal and proceed to any Bank nationwide to make payment of the Sum of TWO THOUSAND NAIRA (N2,000.00) only as the Screening Charges.
4. Return to the Portal to complete the registration and print your Acknowledgement Slip to be presented together with other credentials during the Aptitude Test or the D.E. Screening.

Post UTME Screening Date & Requirements.

Date: Monday, 12th and Tuesday, 13th April 2021
Time: 9:00am daily
Venue: Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano

a) For UTME Candidates: Main Campus along Kabuga – Kofar Ruwa Road, Kano
b) For D.E. Candidates: City Campus, Gidan Ado Bayero Kofar Nassarawa, Kano.

UTME Candidates will be required to write an APTITUTE TEST in English Language, Mathematics and General Studies on Monday, 12th and Tuesday, 13th April 2021, while D.E. Candidates will undergo a Screening Exercise on Wednesday, 14th April 2021 at the various Faculties of the University.

Candidates should come along with original and photocopies of their credentials and online registration Acknowledgement Slip for the Aptitude Test or Screening Exercise on the dates stated above.

ONLY CANDIDATES who have registered with the 2020 Yusuf Maitama Sule University Registration Portal will be screened.