SSU Department of Arabic Studies Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Arabic Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in            Sokoto State University as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in SSU  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Arising from the insatiable quest of the people of the state for education and excellence, the idea of establishing the Sokoto State University was conceived by the then Sokoto State Governor Aliyu Wamakko when he established the Sokoto State University Implementation Committee in 2008. The committee was charged with the responsibility of:

Planning for the structure and facilities for the effective running of the universityseeking for and obtaining approval from the Federal Government for Sokoto state to run its own university aside, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, which is Federal Government owned and in which the indigenes of the state were marginally placed over the years arising from the Federal Character Principle; and

establishing the Sokoto State University School of Developmental Studies with the sole aim of preparing students, a one-year pre-degree programme before enrolling into the university.

The approval was granted in 2009

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O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Arabic Studies;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Arabic and three (3) other relevant subjects

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNILORIN accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level/Senior Arabic & Islamic Secondary Sch. Certificate Exams (SAISSCE) of National Board for Arabic & Islamic Studies (NBAIS), SSC of WAEC, NECO and  NABTEB or their equivalent.  Credit passes to include English Language, Arabic and three other Arts/Social Science Subjects.

(ii) LASU accepts IS in lieu of Arabic or candidates who indicate interest in Foreign Language learning and possess basic knowledge of Arabic.

(iii) LASU accepts qualifications of recognized Arabic Institutions from candidates who might not have offered Arabic at the ‘O’ Level.

(iv) UMYU may accept Higher IS or Senior IS Results.

(v) KWASU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Arabic, IS, plus any other two (2) Arts subjects. Qualifications from a recognized Arabic school will be acceptable in lieu of ‘O’ Level credit pass in Arabic.

(vi) UDUSOK accepts ‘O’ Level credit pass in English Language, NCE General English and High Muslim Certificate.

(vii) UMYU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes or its equivalent including English Language, Arabic, IS and two (2) other relevant Arts\Social Science subjects and ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(viii) ABU requires  Five Credits O/L in Arabic, English and three Arts or Social Science Subjects.

(ix) FUK requires Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Arabic and any two from Arts and Social Science

(x) KASU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Arabic and two other subjects in Arts or social Sciences.

(xi) SSU requires Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Arabic & other three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects at not more than two sittings.

(xii) FUDMA requires Five ‘O’ level Credits to include: English Language, Mathematics, Arabic and any two of Arts or Social Sciences.

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Arabic Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

Arabic and two (2) subjects from Arts and/or Social Sciences.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) KWASU requires two (2) other Arts subjects.

(ii) UNIMAID requires Arabic and any other two (2) subjects

(iii) UNILORIN requires Arabic and any other two (2) Arts/Social Science Subjects.

(iv) ABU requires Use of English, Arabic and any other two  Arts or Social Sciences subjects.

(v) FUK requires Arabic and two Arts or Social Sciences

(vi) KASU requires Arabic and two other subjects in arts or Social Science.

(vii) SSU requires Arabic and two (2) subjects from Arts and/or Social Sciences.

(viii) FUDMA requires English Language, Arabic and any two of Arts or Social Sciences Subjects

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Arabic Studies, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arabic and any other Arts subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i)  ABU accepts   Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes including Arabic at IJMB/ NCE, or a minimum of Merit at Diploma in Arabic or with other subjects. . (ii) ABUJA accepts a minimum of ten (10) points in NCE or ND upper credit in addition to the ‘O’ Level requirements.

(iii) UNILORIN accepts NCE merit in Arabic or Social Sciences subjects.

(iv) UNILORIN accepts;
(a) At least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Arabic and any other Arts/Social Science Subject.
(b) Unilorin Diploma and other relevant Diploma: BUK, ABU, KWASU.) (This satisfies both A/L and O/L admission requirements by Direct Entry) provided the candidates meet other requirements for admission.
(c) Candidates who did not offer Arabic at U. T. M. E. but meet U. T. M. E. entry requirements may be considered into 100 level.
(d) Candidates who do not offer Arabic at O/L but meet UTME entry requirements may be considered for admission.
(e) Candidates with Senior/Higher Islamic Studies Certificate as O/L for entry qualification for Arabic Studies and related programmes.

(v) KWASU accepts IJMB, Cambridge, NCE and SISC.

(vi) LASU accepts
(a)Two (2)‘A’ Level passes in Arabic and any other Arts subject plus five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in other related Arts subjects.
(b) Qualifications obtained from  recognized Arabic Institutions are accepted in lieu of Arabic ‘O’ Level subjects for the fulfillment of other entry requirements. NCE merit in Arabic is acceptable.

(vii) UI accept NCE merit in Arabic and other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(viii)FUK accepts Two ‘A’ Level credit passes in Arabic and any other Arts subject

(ix) KASU accepts NCE in Arabic/Islamic Studies minimum of merit pass. Two ‘A’ level passes in Arabic/Islamic Studies.  IJMB in Arabic/Islamic Studies with 7 points and above.  ND Arabic/Islamic Studies with minimum of Lower credit in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements.

(x) SSU accepts N.C.E/Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies or Diploma in Shari’ah with a minimum of merit.

(xi)FUDMA accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in   Arabic and one other Arts subject. ND/NCE with good grades in the relevant area

(x) KASU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Arabic and two other subjects in Arts or social Sciences.

(xi) SSU requires Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Arabic & other three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects at not more than two sittings.

(xii) FUDMA requires Five ‘O’ level Credits to include: English Language, Mathematics, Arabic and any two of Arts or Social Sciences

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into SSU for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  160 and above in your JAMB result.

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