Abia State University Cut Off Mark for Pharmacy and Requirements

In this Abia state university cut off mark for pharmacy (ABSU) article, I will give you the exact cut off mark for pharmacy in ABSU, the requirements to study pharmacy in ABSU, and other things you need to know about the course.

Not just that, I am also going to provide answers to the most frequently asked questions about pharmacy in Abi state university.



Is Pharmacy offered in ABSU?

The answer is yes. ABSU offers a pharmacy course. ABSU is one of the best universities in Nigeria that offer more than 95-degree programs, faculties, and institutes.

If you are looking for a good university to study pharmacy in Nigeria, I will advise you to consider ABSU.


Requirements to study pharmacy in ABSU


To study pharmacy in ABSU, you need to meet up with certain requirements which I am going to list below;


  1. One must be 16 years old or above


  1. Meet the school required cut off mark


3.Correct jamb subjects selection


  1. A good score in JAMB, WAEC, and post UTME



  1. You need to have at least 5 credits in your O level result, be it WAEC or NECO to study pharmacy in ABSU. Note that English and mathematics are compulsory.

Cut off mark for pharmacy in Delsu 2022

Abia state university cut off mark for pharmacy

ABSSU pharmacy cut-off mark is different from other courses; this is because pharmacy students are expected to perform way higher than students. So to gain admission to study pharmacy at ABSU you must score above 200 in your jamb.


However, ABSU pharmacy cut-off marks are made up of your jamb score and your UTME score. The aggregated cut off mark can be calculated as follows:


How to calculate ABSU pharmacy aggregate cut off mark


To calculate your actual cut-off mark for pharmacy in ABSU, you will have to divide your jamb score by 8 and your post UTME score by 2, then your actual cut-off mark will be a summation of your jamb score divided by and your post UTME by 2. Confused? Wait, let me make it more clear to you.


For instance, a student who wishes to study pharmacy in the school scored 280 in jamb and score 90 in post UTME, the actual cut off mark will be calculated as follows;





This means the higher your jamb score and your UTME score, the higher the aggregate score.


ABSU cut off mark for pharmacy 2022


The required aggregate cut-off mark for studying pharmacy in ABSU is always above 65, which means after calculating your jamb and UTME score using the method I explained above, your aggregate cut-off mark should be above 65 for you to gain admission into the school.

Full list Universities that offer pharmacy in Nigeria and their cut off mark

Departments in ABSU faculty of pharmacy.


ABSU has many different departments for the pharmacy that is responsible for the fondling and formation of the malleable students. Below is the full list of the departments….


  • Department of pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry
  • Department of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy department
  • Department of pharmacology and toxicology
  • Department of pharmacognosy and drug development
  • Department of pharmaceutics and industrial chemistry
  • Department of pharmaceutical microbiology and biotechnology

How many years to study pharmacy in ABSU?


The admitted students into the ABSU pharmacy course are to spend five (5) years in other to obtain a bachelor of pharmacy degree (B Pham).

The doctor of pharmacy (pharm D) degree program has a minimum of six (6) years and a maximum of (9) nine years for UTME, and a minimum of five (5) years and a maximum of eight (8) years for direct entry.


ABSU Admission to B Pharm

Student Admitted to study Pharmacy in ABSU will be rewarded with the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree (B. Pharm) not Pharm D, in order to obtain Pharm D from B pharm certificate you apply for pharm B  to pharm D conversion.


O level requirement to study pharmacy in ABSU

Just like other health courses, you will need at least five (5) credits in your main subjects which are:

  • English language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics and
  • Biology

Though, if you observe closely, mathematics is not required for jamb, but your 0’level. I.e. your WAEC, NECO, OR NABTEB, math is compulsory in those O-level exams.

Students are required to pass all of the above subjects in no more than two sittings.


Pharmacy in ABSU direct entry requirements


Even without JAMB, you can still get admission to ABSU to study pharmacy using JUPEB (joint universities preliminary examination board).

However, there are some steps and requirements for this method of seeking admission into the school, those steps and requirements are explained below;

Firstly, you will need to buy a form which cost N15, 000 and sit for the entrance exam. This is exam is not about passing or failing, it is just a formality as the most student if not all will be allowed to participate in the program (JUPEB)


Lastly, a minimum of merit pass in the national certificate of education (NCE), National Diploma (ND), and other advanced level certificates.


Does ABSU accept combined results?


Yes, they accept combined results to study pharmacy in the school; it should not be more than two sittings.

These combined results can be WAEC and NECO, WAEC and WAEC GCE, NECO and NABTEB, WAEC and NABTEB, etc….


ABSU portal or official website


ABSU official website is

You can visit the site to check your result and some other things


A final thought on pharmacy in ABSU


Choosing ABSU as your desired university to study pharmacy will give no regret.


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