Requirement for admission into Zamfara State College of Education, Maru.

(A) One Year Preliminary NCE Course in the following areas
Pre- NCE Science
Pre- NCE Technical and Vocational Education
Pre- NCE Languages, Special Needs education, Adult and Non Formal Education

Minimum of 4 ‘O’ Level papers, two of which must be relevant to the proposed course of study.
WASC/GCE ordinary level/ SSCE with at least four (4) passes in English Language, Mathematics and two (2) other relevant subjects such as Physics, Biology, Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Wood work, Metal work, Basic Electronics, Applied Electricity, Auto Mechanics, French, Arabic, Shorthand, Food and Nutrition, etc. NABTEB ‘O’ level with at least four (4) passes in English Language, Mathematics and two other relevant subjects as above.

City and Guilds/WAEC Technical/Craft Intermediate part II/ Course B certificate in civil, Mechanic or Electrical Trade respectively, plus Federal Craft certificate (FCC) with at least credit pass in four (4) academic subjects including Mathematics, Science, English and Social studies.

One Year Remedial Programme:
Candidates must possess a minimum of two (2) passes in WASC/GCE/SSCE/TC II or equivalent.

Direct NCE programme through JAMB

School of Education ( Arts and Social Sciences)

Department of Islamic Studies
Department of History
Department of Economics
Department of Geography
Department of Social Studies

School of Education (Languages)
Department of Arabic
Department of English
Department of Hausa

School of Education (Sciences)
Department of Biology
Department of Chemistry
Department of Computer Science
Department of Integrated Science
Department of Physics
Department of Mathematics

School of Education (Vocational & Technical)
Department of  Agricultural Science.

School of General Education
Department of Psychology
Department of  Curriculum
Department of  Foundation
Department of  General Studies

School of Early Child Care and Primary Education
Department of  Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Department of  Primary Education (PED)

School of Adult and Non Formal Education / Special Needs Education
Department of Adult and Non Formal Education.

Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ level passes, three of which must be at credit level including English and Mathematics. Two (2) of the credits must be relevant to proposed course of study. The candidates must also meet UTME cut off point.

Application forms are obtainable on-line Log on to and make payment at any of the branches of Zenith Bank Plc. The cost of the form is One thousand Six hundered naira only, (N1,600.00). Completed application forms are to be submitted to the Academic Secretary, Office of the Registrar..