Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU) Diploma Programmes Admission Form for 2020/2021 Academic Session


The management of the Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU), School of Basic and Remedial Studies (SBRS) has commenced the sale of application forms for admission into its Diploma programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session. See the available courses, requirements and how to apply for the UMYU diploma admission form below.

UMYU Diploma Admission Form

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU), Katsina Diploma programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.


UMYU Diploma Programmes, Duration & Requirements

Science Education with option in:

  • Biology, Chemistry, Geography & Physics
  • Mathematics Education

Requirement: Five (5) “O Level Credits including English and Mathematics 2 credits must be from Biology, Chemistry and any other of Physics, Mathematics and Geography.


Duration: 2 years.

Social and Management Sciences (SMS)

  • Public Administration
  • Advance Diploma in Public Administration (ADPA)

Requirement: Five (5) “O Level Credits including English and Mathematics Government/History, and Economics or Geography; or Government/Civic Education

Professional Experience: officer on Grade Level 06/07 with relevant experience and qualification might be considered. Candidates with pass Diploma in relevant field can be admitted into Diploma II provided the candidate posses ‘O Level requirement.  

Duration: Minimum of 2 sessions and Maximum of 4 sessions.

  • Local Government and Development Studies

Requirement: GCE, SSCE, NECO, Teacher Grade II with at least a pass in English and Mathematics

Professional Experience: officer on Grade Level 06/07 with relevant experience and qualification might be considered. Candidates with pass Diploma in relevant field can be admitted into Diploma II provided the candidate posses ‘O Level requirement.  

Duration: Minimum of 2 sessions and Maximum of 4 sessions.

  • Accounting

Requirement: Four (4) ‘O Level Credits in relevant field including Mathematics and English or Certificate from a recognized institution (ICAN, CIBN, etc) plus 2 ‘O Level Credits.

Duration: Four (4) Semesters

  • Security Studies

Requirement: Five (5) “O Level Credits including English and Mathematics, Government/Civic Education/ and any other two (2) Social Science or Art subjects

Professional Experience: Special waiver will be given to service personnel provided they have five (5) credits including Mathematics and English and can produce evidence of employment or service.

Duration: Four (4) Semesters

Humanities with Specialization in:  

  • Arabic Studies

Requirement: Five (5) ‘O Level Credits including Arabic or Islamic Studies. Also Candidates with Higher Islamic School Certificate from recognized Islamic School are eligible for admission into the programme

Duration: Four (4) Semesters

Law with Specialization in:

  • Shari’a and Civil Law

Requirement: SSCE (or equivalent) with at least 5 credits in any other Social Science or Arts subject in not more than two sittings, Teachers Grade II (passed) with at least 4 Credits including Languages, SIS/HIS, NBAIS with at least Credit overall grade, (or minimum of 5Bs in the core course).

Duration: Four (4) Semesters 

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Requirement: SSCE (or equivalent) with at least 5 Credits in any other Social Science or Arts subject in not more than two sittings, Degree or Diploma in the field of Law or Sharia etc.

Duration: Two (2) Semesters

 Sciences with Option in:

  • Industrial Chemistry

Requirement: Three (3) ‘O Level Credits with attempt in any three (3) of the following:- Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics and Geography and obtain at least two (2) passes from Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics and Geography.

Duration: Four (4) Semesters

  • Environmental Resource and Disaster Management
  • GIS and Remote Sensing

Requirement: Five (5) ‘O Level credits including Geography, English and Mathematics

Duration: Four (4) Semesters

Diploma in French

Requirement: Five (5) ‘O Level credits including French and English and any other three (3) Art or Social Science Subjects

Duration: Four (4) Semesters

How to Apply for UMYU Diploma Admission Form

Interested candidates are required to follow the procedures below:

  1. Log onto https://collegeportal.umyu.edu.ng/rem/applicant/index/ and create a profile.
  2. Make a payment of the sum of Three Thousand Naira (N3, 000) only and obtain a payment slip. This covers the cost of the form and online screening.
  3. Fill in the online application form(s)
  4. https://collegeportal.umyu.edu.ng/rem/applicant/index

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