ATBU Basic (IJMB) & Remedial Admission Form 2022/2023
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi, Basic (IJMB) and Remedial Studies (DBRS) Admission Form, Subjects Combinations, Admission Requirements, Application Guidelines and Closing Date / Deadline for 2022/2023 Academic Session.
The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi, Directorate of Basic and Remedial Studies (DBRS), announces the sale of Application Forms for admission into 2022/2023 academic session.

Candidates are admitted mostly from catchment areas, other Nigerians and non-Nigerians for admission into Degree Programmes at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University and other Universities as approved by the Federal Government.

Sales of admission form commences from Monday 16th May to Friday 29th July, 2022.


(a) Basic (IJMB) Studies Programme

i. Candidates applying for this programme must have at least five (5) credits including English and Mathematics (in not more than two sittings) with any of the following combinations:

Social Science Subjects combination
004: Accounting, Business Management, Mathematics
005: Accounting, Business Management, Economics
006: Accounting, Business Management, Geography
013: Accounting, Geography, Mathematics
031: Business Management, Economics, Mathematics
032: Business Management, Economics, Geography
049: Economics, Geography, Mathematics

Science Subjects Combination
027: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics
028: Biology, Chemistry, Geography
030: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
039: Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics
040: Chemistry, Geography, Physics
043: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics
063: Geography, Physics, Mathematics

ii. Candidates admitted for the Basic (IJMB) Programme are also expected to register for 2020 JAMB Direct Entry (DE) for Admission.

iii.The duration for the programme is twelve (12) months only.

Note that: Provision is available for candidates with deficiencies in English and Mathematics to register for Basic English and Mathematics ‘o’level equivalent run by IJMB, ABU Zaria. 

(b) Remedial Studies Programme

The Nine (9) Months Remedial intensive programme will prepare candidates to gain Admission into the University upon acquiring the minimum requirement and other universities as approved by the Federal Government.

The following Faculties/College are available in the University:
1. Faculty of Agriculture & Agricultural Technology.
2. Faculty of Engineering & Engineering Technology.
3. Faculty of Environmental Technology
4. Faculty of Management Technology.
5. Faculty of Technology Education.
6. Faculty of Science.
7. College of Medical Science
i. Applicants for remedial science programme must have a minimum of (2) credits in the basic science subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics. And a minimum of (2) credits in the following: Biology, Economics and Geography for social science programme.
Successful Candidates are to offer the following subjects:

Remedial Science Remedial Social Science
1. English Language 1. English Language
2. Mathematics 2. Mathematics
3. Biology 3. Biology
4. Chemistry 4. Geography
5. Physics 5. Economics

ii. Candidates admitted for the Remedial studies programme MUST register and pass at credit level, SSCE or NECO in the subjects they are deficient before admission into degree programme.

iii. Candidates are advise to register for 2023 JAMB (UTME ) for entry into degree programme of ATBU and other universities.

iv. The duration of the programme is Twelve (12) months only.


i. Interested applicants should visit (for IJMB) or (for Remedial) to download RRR for the application forms. Only RRR generated from this website will be accepted for login into the Registration portal.

ii. Applicants are to pay N5,000.00 for the forms using the generated RRR from (i) above at the ATBU Microfinance Bank or any commercial bank all over the country. 

iii. Applicants should then proceed for online registration via for IJMB platform or for the Remedial platform.

Note: candidates are advised to strictly follow the registration guidelines as clearly stated on the School website.

iv. While completing the form, applicant’s picture (120px X 120px and 40kb) and O’level details will be required. 

v. After completing the application form, prospective candidates are advised to make a printout of the completed form and submit to the Directorate liaison office at Yelwa campus, Student Affairs Unit, ATBU, Bauchi.

For more information kindly visit the School website: or call any of the following help line: 08031921982, 07050319053, 08034334944, 08080666999.


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