Latest Update: This is to inform the general public that the deadline for online application for UTME Preparatory Programme (UPP) has been extended to 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.
Literature in English, Economics, History
Literature in English, Geography, History
Literature in English, Geography, Islamic Studies
Literature in English, Government, History
Literature in English, Government, Islamic Studies
Literature in English, History, Islamic Studies
UPR 2: History and any two of Geography, Government, Islamic Studies, Commerce, Economics and Principles of Accounts.
History, Geography, Islamic Studies
History, Government, Islamic Studies
History, Commerce, Economics
History, Commerce, Geography
History, Commerce, Principles of Accounts
History, Economics, Geography
History, Economics, Principles of Accounts
UPR 3: Government and any two of commerce, Economics, Geography and Principles of Accounts
Government, Commerce, Economics
Government, Commerce, Geography
Government, Commerce, Principles of Accounts
Government, Economics, Geography
Government, Economics, Principles of Accounts
UPR 4: Economics, Mathematics with any of Geography, History, Literature in English, Commerce, Government and Principles of Accounts.
Economics, Mathematics, Commerce
Economics, Mathematics, Geography
Economics, Mathematics, Government
Economics, Mathematics, History
Economics, Mathematics, Literature in English
Economics, Mathematics, Principles of Accounts
UPR 5: Geography, Economics with any of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
Geography, Economics, Biology
Geography, Economics, Chemistry
Geography, Economics, Mathematics
Geography, Economics, Physics
UPS 1: Any three of the following Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics
Biology, Mathematics, Physics
Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Biology, Chemistry, Economics
UPS 2: Mathematics, Physics with any of Agriculture, Economics and Geography
Mathematics, Physics, Agriculture
Mathematics, Physics, Economics
Mathematics, Physics, Geography
UPS 3: Chemistry, Agriculture with any of Economics, Geography, Mathematics and Physics
Chemistry, Agriculture, Economics
Chemistry, Agriculture, Geography
Chemistry, Agriculture, Mathematics
Chemistry, Agriculture, Physics
UPS 4: Geography, Biology with any of Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
Geography, Biology, Agriculture
Geography, Biology, Economics
Geography, Biology, Chemistry
Geography, Biology, Mathematics
Geography, Biology, Physics
UPS 5: Geography, Chemistry with any of Agriculture, Economics, Mathematics and Physics
Geography, Chemistry, Agriculture
Geography, Chemistry, Economics
Geography, Chemistry, Mathematics
Geography, Chemistry, Physics
UPS 6: Geography, Physics and any of Agriculture, Economics and Mathematics
Geography, Physics, Agriculture
Geography, Physics, Economics
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.