Accountancy/Accounting – Faculty Of Administration

Accounting Admission Requirements » Admission requirements to study Accountancy/Accounting (Faculty of Administration) in any accredited Nigerian universities.


The Bachelor of Accountancy, also known as Bachelor of Accounting programme in the Faculty Of Administration is competitive and there are prerequisites and application requirements.

Why Study Accountancy/Accounting? Every kind of organization in every sector of the economy has one thing in common: Somewhere within the business, there’s an accounting department. Accounting is a career that has survived economic and social changes along with major technological shifts. Essentially, as an accountant, you take charge of financial record keeping, which is a function that starts from gathering data, recording and reporting it based on sound accounting principles.

This page provides the following:

  • Accountancy/Accounting O’Level Subjects and Requirements;
  • Accountancy/Accounting Direct Entry Subject and Requirements;
  • Accountancy/Accounting UTME Subjects Combination;
  • Special Consideration for UTME and Direct Entry Candidates;
  • And other useful information that will enable you to make the right choices so that you gain admission to study Accountancy/Accounting – Faculty Of Administration.

Please read the Accountancy/Accounting (Faculty Of Administration) admission requirements below carefully. If you meet the required prerequisites you may proceed with your UTME/Direct Entry application.

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NB: You can access the requirements for other courses by going to the end of this article.

Accountancy/Accounting: UTME Admission Requirements

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) relevant subjects.
  • For NBC holders, the other two (2) relevant subjects could be from any of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties.

UTME Subjects: Mathematics, Economics plus any Social Science subject.

Accountancy/Accounting: Direct Entry Admission Requirements

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government and Geography.

Accountancy/Accounting: Special Consideration for UTME & DE Candidates

DIRECT ENTRY

  • (i) ABU accepts (a) NCE with passes at merit level in relevant subjects. B) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Accounting or Economics and any one (1) other subject. C) Foundation of professional examination such as ICAN, ACCA, ICMA.
  • (ii) ABSU and DELSU accept holders of the following qualifications:
    • a) Complete pass in the Intermediate ICAN Examination or equivalents; and
    • b) Pass in final exams of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries (except UYO and DELSU) plus UTME requirements.
  • (iii) ABUJA accepts ‘A’ level pass in Geology.
  • (iv) ADSU, UNIZIK, ABSU, MADONNA and COOU accept ND/NCE in the relevant fields. UNIZIK and ABSU also accept HND. UNIZIK and COOU accept ND/HND lower credit pass.
  • (v) AUN same as in Finance
  • (vi) BSU accepts ND/NCE lower credit/merit plus five (5) ‘O’ level subjects requirements to include Economics at one (1) sitting.
  • (vii) COOU accepts ND/HND lower credit or equivalent in relevant programmes.
  • (viii) EBSU accepts
    • a) NCE/ND with passes at Merit/Credit level in relevant programmes.
    • b) AAT, Intermediate ACCA or ICAN or ATS final certificate provided such candidate possesses ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Economics and Mathematics.
  • (ix) EKSU, DELSU and UYO accept ND/HND in relevant programmes not below upper credit level. (CALABAR accepts HND at lower credit level plus UTME requirements In addition, EKSU insists on ‘A’ level passes in Economics but does not accept IJMB.
  • (x) ESUTECH accepts ND in relevant programmes within the Faculty into 200 Level in addition to the UTME requirements.
  • (xi) EVANGEL requires two (2) A’ level passes to include Economics or ND/NCE in addition to the UTME requirements.
  • (xii) FED-DUTSINMA requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Economics/Financial Accounting and Mathematics or any Social and Management Science subject. It also accepts ND/NCE with good grades in Accounting or any related programmes from a recognised institution.
  • (xiii) IGBINEDION accepts ND at credit Level in related programmes.
  • (xiv) IMSU and PHC – No Direct Entry.
  • (xv) JOS accepts
    • a) passes at IJMB in at least two (2) subjects one (1) of which must be in Accounting, Economics or Business Management.
    • b) ND upper credit in Financial studies.
  • (xvi) LAGOS accepts very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: Economics and any two (2) of Financial Accounting, Business Management, Government and Geography.
  • (xvii) MCPHERSON accepts NCE with passes at
  • merit level in relevant subjects, foundation of professional examinations such as ICAN, ACCA, ICMA or ND upper credit in relevant programmes.
  • (xviii) NASARAWA accepts ND/HND lower credit in relevant programmes; IJMB in relevant subjects not below ten (10) points; NCE credit/merit in Business Education.
  • (xix) OAU accepts
    • a) ND upper credit in Accounting, also ICAN/ACCA examination at professional level or ATS (Stage III) examination of ICAN
    • b) Advanced Level passes in Economics, Accounting, Business Management, plus Government and Geography or ICAN/ATS I, II and III.
  • (xx) PLASU accepts
    • a) degree in any programme provided the candidate meets the ‘O’ level requirements
    • b) HND lower credit in relevant programmes with ‘O’ level requirements.
    • c) ND lower credit in relevant programmes with ‘O’ level requirements.
    • d) IJMB minimum of 7 points with passes in relevant subjects, with ‘O’ level requirement.
    • e) PLASU does not accept University Diplomas and other Diplomas not accredited by the relevant accrediting bodies.
  • (xxi) RSUST accepts the following qualifications for 200 Level:
    • a) ND upper credit in relevant programme or a Degree/HND not relevant to the programme for admissions to 200 Level;
    • b) A Degree/HND relevant to the programme for admissions to 300 Level.
  • (xxii) UDU accepts
    • a) ‘O’ level credit in Accounts In lieu of Economics
    • b) ND in relevant programmes not below lower credit
    • c) NCE (Business Education).
  • (xxiii) UNIZIK does not accept Government or Geography. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.
  • (xxiv) UNIZIK requires at least two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Accounting or Economics. UNIZIK and ESUTECH require that Direct Entry applicants possess UTME requirements.
  • (xxv) UNN accepts in addition to the UTME requirements
    • a) HND/ND/NCE in relevant programmes.
    • b) Complete pass in Intermediate ICAN examination or equivalents.
    • c) Pass in the final exams of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries.
  • (xxvi) UYO accepts ND/HND lower credit in relevant programmesl. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.
  • (xxvii) UYO accepts ND/HND in relevant
  • programmes. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.
  • (xxviii) WELSPRING accepts IJMB, NABTEB A’ level, NCE, ND, HND, at merit/lower credit from recognised institutions, as well as foundation/intermediate passes at ICAN, ACCA and ICMA.

UTME

  • (i) AUN same as in Finance
  • (ii) BIU accepts credit/merit in English language and Mathematics at TC II as ‘O’ Level equivalent.
  • (iii) EVANGEL- Economics is not compulsory but accepts any three (3) relevant subjects.
  • (iv) FED-DUTSINMA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credits passes to include: English Language, Mathematics, Economics/Financial Accounting and any other two (2) subjects.
  • (v) FED-WUKARI – Same as in Economics.
  • (vi) JOS in addition to the UTME requirements requires two (2) o’ level credit passes in any of Business Studies, Commerce, Government, Principles of Accounts, Geography and Biology.
  • (vii) LAGOS requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Literature in English and any two (2) from Financial Accounting/ Principle of Accounting, Further Mathematics, Geography, Government, Biology, Business Management, Data Processing/Computer Studies and Literature in English.
  • (viii) PHC does not accept Commercial subjects except Financial Accounting or Business Methods/Management.
  • (ix) PHC does not accept Office Practice and Secretarial Studies.
  • (x) PLASU accepts Commerce or Principles of Accounting In lieu of Economics.
  • (xi) UNN requires five (5) O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics Economics and any other two (2) relevant subjects. For NBC holders, the other two (2) relevant subjects could be from any of Accounting, Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties.
  • (xii) UYO requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Economics.

UTME SUBJECTS

  • (i) AAUA accepts any one (1) of Commerce, Accounting, Government or Geography as the third (3rd) subject.
  • (ii) AUN same as in Finance.
  • (iii) BSU requires Economics.
  • (iv) IGBINEDION accepts Commerce In lieu of Economics.
  • (v) CARITAS requires Mathematics, Economics plus any Social Science or Arts subject.
  • (vi) EVANGEL accepts Principles of Accounts In lieu of Mathematics.
  • (vii) FED-DUTSINMA requires Mathematics, Economics/Financial Accounting and any other Social and Management Science subject.
  • (viii) LAGOS accepts Mathematics, Economics, plus one (1) Subject from the following: Financial Accounting, Further Mathematics, Geography, Government, Literature in English and Biology.
  • (ix) OAU requires Principles of Accounts not Commerce
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