Biomedical Engineering Technology

Diploma Course

Entry Requirement

This is a two (2) year Course. Applicants wishing to apply must have senior secondary school certificate (SSCE) or its equivalent, WAEC, GCE, NECO, NABTEC) with passes at credit level in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and at least a pass in English Language at not more than two sitting. In addition, credit or ordinary pass in any of the following subjects will be an advantage. Wood work, metal work sheet, Auto Mechanics, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity and Technical Drawing.

Certificate Course

This is a one (1) year course.

Candidates with the following qualification are eligible for admission.
a) Candidates who have passed WASC/SSCE in Science subjects with credit passes. 
b) Intermediate Secondary School with Trade Test Grade (II) Certificate and evidence of Secondary Education in the Science.

Entrance Examination and Interview

Candidates who have the basic entry qualification will be required to sit for an entrance examination. Those successful at the entrance examination will attend selection interview thereafter. Candidates with evidence of guaranteed sponsorship will be given preference.
The course at present is non residential. Successful candidates will be required to arrange for their own accommodation.

Procedure for Registration:

Registration and documentation are compulsory for every new and returning student at the beginning of each semester/session.
All registration involves obtaining and completing relevant forms, payment of necessary fees and registering courses.

Payments are made online at 

Note: Each new student on arrival, report to the registration officer with the following documents for verification:
a. Letter of offer of admission
b. A copy of acceptance letter
c. A Letter of identification from the student’s local government Area
d. A Letter of good conduct from an Imam, Clergyman or eminent personality from society
e. Six recent Passport sized photographs
f. A Medical report from a government hospital
g. Original copies of certificate or notification of result (Statement of Result)
h. Original Birth Certificate/Declaration of age
i. Submission of Stationeries.

At the beginning of every academic session, each Student of the School is expected to pay his or her School fees and monies as may be required by the School of Biomedical Engineering Technology, ABU Teaching Hospital, Zaria. This must be done online before a student is registered.
Student on Government Parastatals, Local Government, or Ministry’s Sponsorship are not exempted from the rule. It is expected that the students should report to the School on resumption date and obtain necessary information in readiness for commencement of lectures.

Normal Registration

All students are required to register on admission and at the beginning of each Semester. Students must register for their respective programme in person within Two Weeks of the start of the Semester.
A student is regarded as having registered on the date he completes the registration formalities which include paying the prescribed fees and other charges, filling the registration forms Online and Print the Course Registration submitting same to the registration officer.

Late Registration

All students are required to register within the first Two Weeks of each Semester. Any registration which is not completed within the normal period shall be regarded as late registration and shall be subjected to extra charges as prescribed by the School’s Management.
Any students who fail to register for his/her courses before the closing date of registration shall not be allowed to attend classes or be allowed to sit for the Semester Examination. Such a student’s shall be deemed to have voluntarily withdrawn from the school and may only be re-admitted in any subsequent session or Semester with the approval of the Coordinator and the School Education Committee.


Accommodation provided by the school is not merely a place to sleep in, but is a home for many students for most of the year.
Accommodation in the school is a privilege and not a right. Only bonafide and registered students of the school are eligible to apply for accommodation.
Accommodation provided by the school is located in Tudun-Wada Unit of the hospital and is on a first come first serve basis, after the payment of N5000.00 (Five Thousand Naira Only), this is subject to change. The Accommodation is Online.

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