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If you are seeking admission into Abia State University, one of the things that will keep you on your feet and help you aim for the best is the knowledge of the school’s cut-off marks, both JAMB and departmental.

Therefore, if you realized this and you are wondering what the JAMB cut-off mark of ABSU is, then you have arrived on the right page.

In this post, you will not only learn what the JAMB cut-off is, but you will also get to know the different cut-off marks of courses offered in Abia State University.

So if I were you, I would read along carefully not to miss any bit.

ABSU JAMB Cut-off Mark

The official JAMB cut-off mark of Abia State University is 180. This means that students who must be admitted into the said university should score from 180 and above in their JAMB UTME.

Unfortunately, students who scores lower than 180 are required to change their choice of institution, or wait for next year when they will register for JAMB afresh.

Even though the cut-off mark of ABSU is 180, it does not mean that students who have 180 marks in JAMB will all be admitted. It is usually safer to score above 180,say from 200 and above. This will give you a higher chance of gaining admission into ABSU.

ABSU Departmental Cut-off Mark

S/NCourses Cut-off Mark
1Agricultural Economics/Extension190
2Animal Science and Fisheries190
3Crop Production/Protection190
4Soil Science180
5Food Science Technology200
6Plant Biology and Biotechnology220
9Animal and Environmental Biology200
10Computer Science210
11Industrial Chemistry200
15Banking and Finance200
19Human Anatomy220
20Human Physiology220
21Medical Biochemistry230
22Community Medicine230
28Obstetrics and Gynecology22p
29Medical Laboratory Science230
30Nursing Science 230
31Public Health200
33Vocational Education180
34Science Education180
35Curriculum and Teaching Education180
36Psychological Foundations180
37Educational Foundations180
38Educational Administration and Planning180
39Computer Engineering220
40Electrical/Electronics Engineering220
41Mechanical Engineering220
42Information and Communication Technology220
43Surveying and Geo-informatics200
45Urban and Regional Planning190
46Fine ad Applied Arts180
48Environmental Resources Management200
49Geography and Planning180
50Estate Management190
52Religious Studies/Philosophy200
53English Language/Literature200
54Linguistics and Communication Studies/Igbo200
55Foreign Languages and Translational Studies200
56History and International Relations200
57Library and Information Science190
58Mass Communication230
59Political Science 220


Please note that Abia State University management has not released any official document in 2020 stating the cut-off marks of different departments in the school. However, we urge you to treat the above list as a guide and not the actual  cut-off marks.

We shall update you when the official list is out. To ensure you do not miss out, make sure you subscribe to our newsletter; you can also bookmark this page if you want.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is ABSU cut off mark for 2020 out?

No. The official departmental cut-off mark of ABSU has not been released. What we are sure of is that the JAMB cut-off mark of Abia State University is 180.

How is ABSU cut-off mark calculated?

The ABSU cut-off mark is the average of your post UTME and JAMB scores. To calculate that, multiply add your JAMB score to your post UTME score and divide by 2.

What are the admission requirements of ABSU?

If you must be admitted into Abia State University, you will have the following requirements:

  • O’ Level Certificate (WASSCE, NECO, GCE or NABTEB), and you must have at least 5 credits in relevant courses related to your choice of courses. English and Mathematics must be included.
  • You must not be lesser than 16 years old.
  • Documents to prove your claims: JAMB result slip, birth certificate, State/LGA certificate of origin and other necessary documents.
  • You must also score from 180 and above in your JAMB UTME.

Does ABSU accept 2nd Choice in JAMB?

Yes, ABSU is one of the State universities in Nigeria that accept students who have chosen them as second choice in their JAMB.


With the knowledge of the ABSU JAMB cut-off mark clearly expressed in this post, you will be able to scale up your efforts because you know what you should target.

If you are a student applying for any of the highly competitive courses like medicine and surgery, nursing, medical laboratory, law, mass communication and others, you will really need to study hard, and also learn how to pass JAMB and Post UTME well.

Meanwhile, if you have any question, feel free to drop it in the comment box; we will attend to you with the best answer.

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