Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, A federal university of technology located in Bauchi, Nigeria. The university named after the first Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi

Address: Ahmadu Bello Way, Bauchi

Founded: 1980
Phone: 0818 071 4594

Chancellor: Rufus Aladesanmi III (Ewi of Ado-Ekiti)
Motto: “Doctrina mater artium”. (Education is the mother of all practical arts)

The university was established in 1980. Bauchi. The institution’s first students were admitted in October 1981.

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi Administration

The University has a chancellor as ceremonial head of the university. The Vice-chancellor is the executive and academic officer of the university. The vice-chancellor is usually appointed for a 5-year, non-renewable term

S/N Name Tenure Office Held

1 Professor Adewale Oke Adekola 1980–1984 Vice-Chancellor
2 Professor Buba Garegy Bajoga 1984–1988 Provost
3 Professor Buba Garegy Bajoga 1988–1995 Vice-Chancellor
4 Professor Abubakar Sani Sambo 1995–2004 Vice-Chancellorr
5 Professor Garba Aliyu Babaji 2004–2009 Vice-Chancellor
6 Professor Muhammad Hamisu Muhammad 2009–2014 Vice-Chancellor
7 Professor Abdulrahman Saminu Ibrahim 2014–2019 Vice-Chancellor
8 Professor Muhammad A. AbdulAzeez 2019–Date Vice-Chancellor

the university has over 30 Academic Departments. 6 Faculties, 8 Directorates and 7 Centers. with an undergraduate students’ population of over 10,000. A college of Medical Science has been established in the University and has since taken off.

The University Has the following Faculties:

Faculty of Agriculture & Agricultural Technology
S/N Name
1 Department of Animal Production
2 Department of Crop Production
3 Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

Faculty of Engineering & Engineering Technology
S/N Name
1 Department of Agriculture & Bio-Resource
2 Department of Automobile Engineering
3 Department of Chemical and Engineering
4 Department of Civil Engineering
5 Department of Computer and Communication Engineering
6 Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering
7 Department of Mechanical/Production Engineering
8 Department of Mechatronics and Systems Engineering
9 Department of Petroleum Engineering

Faculty of Environmental Technology
S/N Name
1 Department of Architectures
2 Department of Building
3 Department of Environmental Management Technology
4 Department of Estate Management and Valuation
5 Department of Industrial Design
6 Department of Survey & Geo-Informatics
7 Department of Quantity Survey
8 Department of Urban & Regional Planning

Faculty of Management Technology
S/N Name
1 Department Banking & Finance Technology
2 Department of Management & Information Technology
3 General Studies
4 Department of Accounting
5 Department of Business Management

Faculty of Technology Education
S/N Name
1 Department of Education Foundation
2 Department of Science Education
3 Department of Vocational & Technology Education
4 Department of Library and information science

Faculty of Science
S/N Name
1 Department of Mathematical Sciences
2 Department of Biological Sciences
3 Department of Chemistry
4 Department of Geology
5 Department of Physics
6 Department of Biochemistry
7 Department of Ecology
8 Department of Microbiology

College of medicine
The University has a college of medical Sciences that offers medical and health related courses.

Academic Support Units
There are two directorates that provides academic support services to the university. These are:

1. Directorate of Basic and Remedial Studies

2. General Studies Directorate

ATBU Courses & Programmes.

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Direct Entry requirements and O’level requirements.

ACCOUNTING TECHNOLOGY
AGRIC-ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION
AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
AGRICULTURE
ANIMAL PRODUCTION
APPLIED GEOLOGY
APPLIED BOTANY
APPLIED ECOLOGY
APPLIED ZOOLOGY
ARCHITECTURE
AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING
AUTOMOBILE TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
BANKING AND FINANCE
BIOCHEMISTRY
BUILDING TECHNOLOGY
BUILDING TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
BUSINESS EDUCATION
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
CHEMISTRY
CIVIL ENGINEERING
COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
COMPUTER SCIENCE
CROP PRODUCTION
ECOLOGY
EDUCATION AND BIOLOGY
EDUCATION AND CHEMISTRY
EDUCATION AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
EDUCATION AND INTEGRATED SCIENCE
EDUCATION AND MATHEMATICS
EDUCATION AND PHYSICS
EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS EDUCATION
ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
ESTATE MANAGEMENT
GEOPHYSICS
INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
MATHEMATICS
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
MECHANICAL/PRODUCTION ENGINEERING
MECHATRONICS AND SYSTEM ENGINEERING
MEDICINE AND SURGERY
METAL WORK TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
PETROCHEMICAL ENGINEERING
PETROLEUM ENGINEERING
PHYSICS AND APPLIED PHYSICS
QUANTITY SURVEYING
SECRETARIAL EDUCATION
STATISTICS
SURVEYING AND GEOINFORMATICS
URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
WOODWORK TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
WOODWORK/EDUCATION