LATEST ABU POST UTME SCREENING UPDATE PLUS 10 FAQs AND ANSWERS

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The ABU post UTME screening exercise and examination is an annual examination conducted by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria to help pick out the best of the best among it’s army of applicants for admission into the university. We know you have a garage of questions about the ABU post UTME screening exercise!

Your question may include; What is the meaning of post UTME screening? Does Abu write post Utme? How To Pass the Post UTME Exam? Which Candidates Are eligible for ABU Post UTME Screening? How to Apply for ABU Post UTME Form? is the ABU post UTME application form out? Etc

LATEST ABU POST UTME UPDATE PLUS 10 FAQs AND ANSWERS

The Ahmdu Bello University, Zaria is the largest University in sub-Saharan Africa hence it is a highly competitive university. For example, out of the over a hundred thousand applicants that applied and the University as first choice and over 40,000 UTME that passed the ABU Post UTME, only 10,000 were admitted for the 2019/2020 academic session.

That’s Only a little portion of the total number of students who applied to the university for admission. The secret to the selection of the successful student is your aggregate score of JAMB and Post Utme. In fact, to stand a chance, you must excel in both.

The secret of successful candidates, however, is the level of preparation. Obviously, there are levels to this preparation. Reading anything and everything is a way of preparation. But reading the right material is the best preparation.

Does Abu write post UTME?

Yes! The Abu Post UTME is conducted by the school to check the real performance of candidates who applied to study at the university. ABU is aware that some candidates cheated to pass their O’level and UTME examinations hence the need for the ABU post UTME screening and exams to help identify these bad eggs and fish them out.

How To Pass the ABU Post UTME Exams: Tips

In other to excel in the ABU post UTME exams or aptitude test, candidates should simply consider it as an extension of the JAMB examination in which candidates are expected to pass in order to gain admission into any university within Nigeria including the Ahmadu Bello University.

It is also important to know that most students who passed the JAMB examination, end up not passing their ABU Post UTME Exams. Excelling in your ABU post UTME exams requires basic preparations and strategies. Please Take Note Of This important Tips Below:-

Tip #1. STAY FOCUS

Before even passing your JAMB which qualifies you for the ABU post UTME examinations, you had a goal! A goal to be a lawyer, an engineer, an accountant, etc, Always put your mind towards your goal and stay fully focused on it. Let that be your motivating factor and you will surely achieve success.

Tip #2. READ YOUR BOOKS

Reading is hard for many but reading for post utme is different and a bit easy. Aside from the fact that your brain is still fresh with what you read for JAMB, you only focus on the subjects’ combination of the course you intend studying. This is most cases are the same as or less than your JAMB combination which makes it easier for you to study.

Along with reading hard, study your ABU post utme past questions and familiarize yourself with it. Don’t expect repeated questions in the same format because it may be changed. Like you all know the ABU post utme exams are a Computer Based Test (CBT).

Tip #3. FEAR NOT

Fear is a great factor to your failure in your ABU Post UTME exams, do not be intimidated by the number of people you see writing the same course with you, never you allow fear to overshadow you because someone who is afraid can never concentrate, try and free your mind if you are able to remove fear in you, then you are already on the road to success.

Tip #4. ANSWER THE ONES YOU KNOW

Always answer the questions you know first before attempting the rest. More so, When answering your questions, make sure you answer your English first before moving to other subjects, it is believed and proof that English will help to boost your score because it is a general subject and a language spoken every time.

Tip #5. FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS

There are instructions in every exam, especially in ABU Post UTME exams, You have to follow the instructions in other for your work to be accepted, make sure you read the instruction very well before you start answering any question.

Tip #6. PRAY TO GOD

The God factor is the most important part. There is nothing God cannot do. Before going to the exam hall commit the process into the hands of God, do the same thing after you are through with the exam.

If you judiciously follow these 6 easy tips, you shall pass your ABU POST UTME EXAMS with flying colors and be you will be admitted to this prestigious university.

Eligible for ABU Post UTME Exams.

Every year the Ahmadu Bello University management usually announces criteria for candidates who are eligible to participate in the ABU post utme exams. Generally, the criteria have always been the same with very little changes. Below are some of the General criteria for ABU post UTME Exams:

  • Candidates who scored 180 and above in UTME for all courses.
  • Candidates must have chosen Ahmadu Bello University as first choice.

How to Apply for ABU Post UTME Form.

The management usually announced a date for the commencement and closure of Registration for the ABU post utme screening exercise. The exercise commenced on Monday 29th July 2019 and closed on Saturday, 24th August 2019 for the 2019/2020 academic session. No date yet for the 2020/2021 academic session.

ABU has a permanent portal for Post utme and Admission processes. In other to participate in the ABU post utme exercise, candidates are required to register on the portal.

To register, candidates are required to log into https://putme.abu.edu.ng or click on the 2019/2020 Post-UTME Registration on the Ahmadu Bello University website https://abu.edu.ng.

Applicants are required to pay a certain amount of money usually Two Thousand Naira (N2000.00) only as ABU post utme screening fee.

Payment can either be made via Remita using any acceptable debit card (Visa, verve and Master Card) OR by printing the Remita retrieval Reference (RRR) slip and proceed to any commercial Bank. Candidates need not travel to Zaria to make payment.

ABU post UTME Candidates should report to the venue of screening indicated on their Post-UTME slip at least one hour before the scheduled time.

Any candidate who fails to appear for the ABU Post utme screening exercise on the dates indicated will not be considered for admission into the university during the academic session.

On the day of screening, UTME candidates must come along with the print-out of their schedule slips with the uploaded passport photograph and a printout of the UTME result which must be submitted on the day of the screening.

ABU Post UTME Exams Rules

  • GSM Phones and other electronic devices are not allowed into the venue
  • Parents, Guardians and uninvited Law enforcement agents will not be allowed into the venue
  • ABU is not liable for payment made into any other account other than the one provided.
  • Candidates MUST keep photocopies of all submissions for their own record

What Is The Nature of ABU Zaria Post UTME?

The ABU Post Utme as a method of screening started in Nigeria since 2002. In 2003, ABU successfully conducted its first Post Utme screening exercise. Currently, the screening exercise is a computer-based test and it’s written only within the school premises.

Candidates are assigned halls and seat numbers on different days to accommodate all. Also, the subjects you write on your day are auto-generated from the four subjects you wrote in JAMB.

By implication, a medical student is expected to write English, mathematics, biology, and chemistry while a student applying to the Law faculty will write English, Government, Literature -in -English and any religion subjects. (Christian Religious Studies or Islamic studies).

The ABU post UTME is a CBT examination. The yearly timing and number of questions are not static as it changes always. Last year, it was 70 questions to 70 minutes. Sometimes, the questions maybe 60 and you’ll be given 60 minutes. I can’t say for sure how many questions and minutes you’ll be given this year. If you must finish, then, you must not spend more than one minute on each question.

Is Abu post UTME Result 2020 out?

The ABU Post UTME Result is not out for the 2020/2021 academic session. When the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Post-UTME Screening Result for the 2010/2021 academic session has been released. See how to check your results below.

How to Check ABU Post UTME Result

How to Check ABU Post UTME Result

ABU post UTME screening is concluded and results have been successfully uploaded on the portal, Participants can check the university’s admission portal or website for their post UTME score. Follow the simple steps below to access your ABU post UTME exams score:

  1. Go to ABU post UTME portal at http://putme.abu.edu.ng/.
  2. Supply your JAMB registration number in the required column.
  3. Select your state of origin.
  4. Finally, click on ‘Login‘ to access your ABU post UTME result.

Note: Please Ignore any text message requesting you to call ABU Admission Office for help on admission.

ABU Zaria Post UTME Past Questions & Answers 2020/2021

The Ahmadu Bello University is a highly competitive school and if you want to gain admission into it so that you won’t waste your time and JAMB score for this particular admission year, You’ve got to take advantage of the Schools Past Questions if you can access the original.

Ahmadu Bello University has habits of sometimes repeating past questions and you can take full advantage of that. In order cases, they just change figures or tweak the way they ask the questions.

PLEASE NOTE: This doesn’t mean you should be reading the past questions for your PUTME. If you are doing that, trust me, you are already halfway to failure. You should read your books like never before and only use past questions for practice.

ABU POST UTME FAQs AND ANSWERS

ARE WE GOING FOR THE SCREENING WITH OUR O’LEVEL RESULT?

No! The only item required of you is your schedule slip. The schedule slip will contain your personal details and your ABU Zaria Post UTME venue and time.

You’ll be able to print out the PUTME slip after you’ve paid the N2,000 PUTME fee and registered at any good càfe. That’s the only document you need to go with. Unless you want to stay in Zaria till the release of the admissions, you can go with all your credentials.

CAN I SIT FOR THE ABU Zaria POST UTME IN MY AREA?

No! The only centers for the ABU Zaria Post UTME are in Samaru Campus, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. They include Iya Abubakar ICT Center, New Lecture Hall 1, New Lecture Hall 2, etc. Your venue and exam time will be indicated on your schedule slip.

WHERE WILL I STAY IF I COME FOR THE PUTME?

You can Stay with anyone you know on campus or off campus. If you don’t know anyone, you should start looking for someone that will accommodate you now. The Muslims can go to any mosque and book a space as that will be provided for by the MSSN.

The Christians can do the same in churches on campus. As for the ladies, you don’t need to worry much because Accommodation will be provided for you at Suleiman Hall, the largest hostel in West Africa. If you still know someone close to you, it’ll be better to stay with the person though.

WHEN WILL THE ADMISSION LIST BE RELEASED?

ABU only releases admission, in which you’ll log on to the portal and insert your registration number to see if you’ve been admitted or not, not an admission list that will be circulated all over the internet.

In 2017, the first batch was released on 7th December. In 2018, it was released on January 1st. In 2019, the first batch was released around November/December.

ARE THE ABU ZARIA POST UTME PAST QUESTIONS IN CIRCULATION REAL?

The supposed ABU post UTME past questions are 99% fake. ABU does not disclose her past questions to anyone. When you come for the PUTME, you’ll see some folks selling the so-called past questions for N1,000 or more around the main gate in Samaru. Don’t waste your money on it.

DO I NEED TO UPLOAD MY O’LEVEL RESULT AGAIN EVEN THOUGH I DID THAT DURING JAMB REGISTRATION?

It’s necessary. It may be possible it wasn’t successfully uploaded during your UTME registration. You can do that after the PUTME. Advisably, do it after the release of the PUTME results.

WHAT HOPE FOR THE AWAITING RESULT CANDIDATES?

You don’t have to bother yourself with that at all. You can register for the ABU post UTME as an awaiting-result candidate and upload the result to the portal after it might have been released.

WHAT IS ABU CUT-OFF MARK FOR MY COURSE?

Unlike other universities, ABU Zaria has no fixed departmental cut-off mark. 180 and above is the cut-off point for ALL courses. Don’t depend on that because there will be people who will score 250, 290, 315, etc. The format in ABU is the higher your score, the higher your chances.

WHAT SUBJECTS WILL I WRITE IN THE ABU POST UTME?

You can’t register for any subject. You will be writing the same subject combination you wrote in your JAMB. Just consider the ABU Post UTME as a part 2 version of JAMB.

DOES ABU ACCEPT DOUBLE SITTING?

No, ABU accepts just one sitting.


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