ATBU Cut Off Mark 2021/2022


Are you an ATBU aspirant? Did you write JAMB this year? Have you checked your JAMB result? If yes, is your answer, then get in here let me explain so many things for you concerning the ATBU cut off mark 2021/2022. Information, they said is power. When you are informed, you will know how you will prepare for the worst and get the best in the end.

There are some things you need to know about the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University cut off mark. Let me explain them separately below; UNIBEN cut off mark

ATBU JAMB cut off mark

The ATBU JAMB cut-off mark is a minimum JAMB score expected by any candidates who want to get admission into the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University. JAMB result


This is the least JAMB score eligible for the ATBU post-UTME screening. The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University ATBU accepts candidates who scored  160 and above in JAMB UTME. Npower Recruitment

ATBU Post UTME cut off mark

The ATBU Post UTME cut off mark is the minimum score in the post UTME screening expected by any candidate who had the ATBU JAMB cut off mark as participated in the ATBU Post UTME Screening.

This is the least post UTME score eligible for admission consideration.


As of last 2020/2021 admission year, the ATBU post-UTME cut off mark was 45%. That is, candidates who scored at least 45 over 100 in the post UTME screening were eligible to be considered for admission.

See the ATBU post UTME cut-off mark for the last 2020/2021 admission year below. this will give you a clue of what I was explaining above.

Candidates have to know that if performances peak these cut-off marks might be altered.

ATBU departmental cut off mark

The ATBU departmental cut-off mark is the final minimum score expected from a candidate to get admission into his/her course of choice at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University. Pounds to Naira

This is purely based on the department or course involved. The ATBU courses and cut off mark for admission is not static and its influenced by the following;

1. General Performance:

General performance among candidates aspiring for that course in both the SSCE, JAMB and Post UTME: The better the performance, the higher the department’s admission cut off mark. The final admission cut off mark is derived from the following;

A. WAEC/NECO/NABTEB GPA (grade points from the relevant O’level subjects).  

B. Average between the JAMB score and the post utme screening score. 

2. Admission Quota

Admission quota for the department: Each department has admission quotas allocated by the Nigerian University Commission (NUC). For example, if the admission quota for Medicine and Surgery is 100, the department will not accept any more candidates for admission after the slot is exhausted no matter the candidate’s score. in this case, the university admits candidates based on merit hierarchy (from the best candidate down to where the quota becomes exhausted). Let me just believe you understand me here.

3. Catchment Area:

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, just like any other federal university in Nigeria favours candidates who are from the university’s catchment areas.Jamb Result

Based on the Nigerian educational system, a catchment area is simply the state closest to your university either by geopolitical location or tribe. Say, for example, the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University is Bauchi, Bauchi State, and states within this region (Bauchi State) are classified under ATBU catchment area which will be listed below.

There are currently 8 states classified under the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University for candidates seeking admission into this great institution. As said earlier, your admission into ATBU is much easier when you are from any of the above states of origin. These are;

  • Bauchi State
  • Adamawa State
  • Bauchi State
  • Benue State
  • Borno State
  • Gombe State
  • Taraba State
  • Yobe State.

ATBU Cut Off Mark for All Departments 2021/2022

The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU has not released the admission cut off mark for the 2021/2022 admission year. Forget about whatever you see on other websites or on social media. We will update this page once the university breaks the news concerning the cut off mark for this year’s admission.

ATBU departmental cut off mark: See the last 2020/2021 admission year department cut off mark below. ATBU courses and cut off mark. Dollar to Naira Rate

Agriculture Cut Off Mark 2021/2022
Agric-Economics And Extension 190 and above
Animal Production 190 and above
Crop Production 190 and above
Business Management 190 and above


Education Cut Off Mark 2021/2022
Agricultural Science And Education 190 and above
Automobile Technology Education 190 and above
Building Education 190 and above
Business Education 190 and above
Education & Computer Science 190 and above
Education & Mathematics 190 and above
Education & Physics 190 and above
Education And Biology 190 and above
Education And Chemistry 190 and above
Education And Integrated Science 190 and above
Education And Science 190 and above
Electrical/Electronics Education 190 and above
Metal Work Technology Education 190 and above
Secretarial Education 190 and above
Vocational Education 190 and above
Wood Work / Education 190 and above


Engineering/Technology Cut Off Mark 2021/2022
Accounting Technology 220 and above
Agricultural Engineering 220 and above
Architecture 220 and above
Automobile Engineering 220 and above
Banking And Finance 220 and above
Building Technology 220 and above
Chemical Engineering 220 and above
Civil Engineering 220 and above
Computer And Communication Engineering 220 and above
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 220 and above
Environmental Management Technology 220 and above
Estate Management 220 and above
Industrial Design 220 and above
Information Technology 220 and above
Management Technology 220 and above
Mechanical Engineering 220 and above
Mechanical/Production Engineering 220 and above
Mechatronics And System Engineering 220 and above
Petroleum Engineering 220 and above
Quantity Surveying 220 and above
Surveying And Geoinformatics 190 and above
Urban And Regional Planning 190 and above


Faculty of Sciences 2021/2022 Session
Applied Botany 190 and above
Applied Geology 190 and above
Applied Zoology 190 and above
Chemistry 190 and above
Computer Science 190 and above
Ecology 190 and above
Geophysics 190 and above
Industrial Chemistry 190 and above
Library And Information Science 190 and above
Mathematics 190 and above
Microbiology 190 and above
Physics And Applied Physics 190 and above
Statistics 190 and above

Reasons Why ATBU Admission is very competitive

The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University final cut-off mark for admission is always high because of admission competition. The ATBU is of the Federal Universities in Nigeria.

As a result of its popularity, many students wish to study at this prestigious university which causes a lot of competition in admission slots.

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