Yobe State University (YSU) Cut Off Mark and Guide For 2019/2020 Admission Exercise (Updated)

Latest Update: The Central Admissions Committee at its third meeting held on 19th August, 2019 has approved the cut-off points for the nine (9) new programmes. The list of the approved programme and the cut-off marks are indicated here. Interested candidates who wish to apply for the prigrammes can proceedto do so if they meet the requirements.

The Central Admissions Committee of Yobe State University (YSU), Damaturu, has released the cut-off mark and the following information as a guide to both parents and their wards/prospective candidates applying for admission in to the University in the 2019/2020 academic session. 

Yobe State University (YSU) Cut Off Mark and Guide For 2019/2020 Admission Exercise (Updated)

Before an applicant can be considered for admission in to YSU, he/she:

A- Must have registered for the UTME and chose YSU as his/her first choice;

B- Must have passed the UTME, by acquiring the minimum JAMB and/or the institutional cut-off marks or higher for the programmes applied; The followings are the prescribed cut-off marks for the respective programmes approved by the University Management in consultation with JAMB:

SNFaculty/ProgrammesProgramme Cut-off Marks
1College of Medical Sciences (MBBS)200
2Faculty of Law (Bachelor of Laws)190
3B.Sc Biology170
4B.Sc Computer Science170
5All other Programmes160

CUT-OFF POINTS FOR THE NEWLY INTRODUCED COURSES

The Central Admissions Committee at its third meeting held on 19th August, 2019 has approved the cut-off points for the nine (9) new programmes as indicated below:

1. College of Medical Science:

S/NPROGRAMMECUT-OFF POINT
1.Physiotherapy190
2.Human Anatomy180
3.Human Physiology180
4.Medical Biochemistry180

2. Faculty of Science:

S/NPROGRAMMECUT-OFF POINT
1.Geology180
2.Microbiology180


3. Faculty Of Arts and Education:

S/NPROGRAMMECUT-OFF POINT
1.Linguistics Arabic160
2.Linguistics English160
3.Linguistics Hausa160


1. In view this, I am directed to advise all candidates who possess the requirements and are interested in these courses to immediately:

i. Visit the JAMB portal to change to the new Programmes of their choice;
ii. Visit the University portal for post UTME/DE online registration; and
iii. Proceed to their respective departments for departmental screening.

2. By a copy of this letter, the Coordinator, ICT, is directed to upload the new courses on the University portal for candidates to access, please .

C- Must have gotten the correct UTME subject combinations for the programme applied for:

The table below should serve as a guide in ascertaining the relevant UTME subject combinations for all the programmes.

COURSESUTME SUBJECT COMBINATION
ARTS AND EDUCATION
ARABICARABIC AND TWO (2) SUBJECTS FROM ARTS AND/OR SOCIAL SCIENCES.
ENGLISH LANGUAGELITERATURE IN ENGLISH, ONE OTHER ARTS SUBJECT AND ANOTHER SOCIAL SCIENCES.
HAUSAHAUSA, LITERATURE IN ENGLISH AND ANY OF ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT, HISTORY AND ARABIC.
HISTORYHISTORY AND ANY OTHER TWO (2) SUBJECTS FROM ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES.
ISLAMIC STUDIESISLAMIC STUDIES PLUS TWO (2) OTHER ARTS SUBJECTS.
EDUCATION ARABICARABIC AND ANY TWO (2) RELEVANT ARTS/SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS.
EDUCATION BIOLOGYBIOLOGY AND TWO (2) OTHER SUBJECTS FROM CHEMISTRY, MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS.
EDUCATION BUSINESSMATHEMATICS PLUS ANY TWO (2) SUBJECTS CHOSEN FROM ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT, HISTORY AND LITERATURE IN ENGLISH.
EDUCATION CHEMISTRYCHEMISTRY AND TWO (2) OTHER SUBJECTS CHOSEN FROM PHYSICS, BIOLOGY AND MATHEMATICS.
EDUCATION ECONOMICSECONOMICS, MATHEMATICS AND ONE (1) OTHER SUBJECT FROM GEOGRAPHY/PHYSICS, HISTORY, GOVERNMENT AND LITERATURE IN ENGLISH.
EDUCATION ENGLISH LANGUAGELITERATURE IN ENGLISH AND ONE (1) ARTS AND ANY OTHER SUBJECT.
EDUCATION GEOGRAPHYGEOGRAPHY PLUS TWO (2) OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCES/ARTS SUBJECTS.
EDUCATION HAUSAHAUSA, ONE (1) ARTS AND ONE (1) SUBJECT FROM ECONOMICS, FRENCH, GEOGRAPHY/PHYSICS, GOVERNMENT, HISTORY, ISLAMIC STUDIES, LITERATURE IN ENGLISH AND MATHEMATICS.
EDUCATION ISLAMIC STUDIESISLAMIC STUDIES/ARABIC AND TWO (2) OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCE OR ARTS SUBJECTS.
EDUCATION MATHEMATICSMATHEMATICS AND ANY TWO (2) OF THE FOLLOWING SCIENCE SUBJECTS: PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY.
EDUCATION PHYSICSPHYSICS, MATHEMATICS OR CHEMISTRY PLUS ONE (1) OTHER SUBJECT.
COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
MBBSBIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS OR MATHEMATICS.
SCIENCE
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCEBIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS OR MATHEMATICS.
CHEMISTRYCHEMISTRY AND TWO (2) OF PHYSICS, BIOLOGY AND MATHEMATICS.
COMPUTER SCIENCEMATHEMATICS, PHYSICS AND ONE (1) OF BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AGRIC SCIENCE, ECONOMICS AND GEOGRAPHY.
MATHEMATICSMATHEMATICS AND ANY TWO (2) OF PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND ECONOMICS.
PHYSICSPHYSICS, MATHEMATICS AND CHEMISTRY OR BIOLOGY.
STATISTICSMATHEMATICS AND ANY TWO (2) OF PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND ECONOMICS.
SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
ACCOUNTANCYMATHEMATICS, ECONOMICS AND ANY OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECT.
ECONOMICSECONOMICS, MATHEMATICS, AND ANY OF GOVERNMENT, HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, LITERATURE IN ENGLISH, FRENCH AND ISLAMIC STUDIES/ CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES.
GEOGRAPHYGEOGRAPHY AND TWO (2) OTHER ARTS OR SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS.
POLITICAL SCIENCEGOVERNMENT OR HISTORY PLUS TWO (2) OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCE/ARTS SUBJECTS.
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONTHREE (3) ARTS OR SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS.
SOCIOLOGYTHREE (3) SOCIAL SCIENCE OR ARTS SUBJECTS.
LAW
CIVIL LAWANY THREE (3) ARTS OR SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS.
SHARIAANY THREE (3) ARTS OR SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS INCLUDING ARABIC OR ISLAMIC STUDIES.

NOTE THAT: Admission into universities is strictly regulated by JAMB, via the Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS). Therefore, even if a candidate has acquired the requisite cut-off marks, the University management would be constrained to admit the applicant, where the UTME subject combinations do not match his/her programme of choice, as the admission cannot, eventually, be approved by JAMB.

D- Direct entry applicant must have gotten the minimum ‘A’ Level qualification/grade relevant to his/her chosen programme;

E- Must have a minimum of five (5) relevant passes at credit level, including English and Mathematics in the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE), the National Examination Council (NECO), National Business and Technical Education Board (NABTEB), and National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) in not more than two (2) sittings;

F- Must have attended the University’s Post-UTME screening exercise within the prescribed deadline; and

G- Must have uploaded his/her ‘O’ Level and ‘A’ Level result(s), as the case may be, on the JAMB Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) platform, at least,prior to the PostUTME screening

DISCLAIMER:Notwithstanding meeting the above requirements, the University, guided by its internal policy for screening and ascertaining the merit of all applications, reserves the right to admit candidates into the institution based on the availability of admission spacesin the programme of candidates’ choices, as well as admissions quota assigned on the basis of states and local governments of origin.

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