Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements

Candidate seeking admission into Alhasan Ibrahim Dawanau College of Health Sciences and Technology, Kano must satisfy the general admission requirement of the college, as well as the special entry requirement for the department and program into which admission is sought.
In addition, all candidates for admission into Alhasan Ibrahim Dawanau College of Health Sciences and Technology, Kano, must be at least sixteen (16) years old.

Entry Level Admissions

The following are the general entry requirements for admission into college programs.

a) An applicant must write the entrance examination and obtain an acceptable score for the program applied for, as may be set by Academic Board from time to time.

b) An applicant may also be required to attend an oral screening examination conducted by the College and obtain an acceptable score for the program applied for, as may be set by Academic Board from time to time.

c) In addition to obtaining acceptable scores in 2.3 (a & b), a candidate must also hold at least one of the following qualifications, with credit passes in English Language and in at least four other subjects relevant to the program applied for, obtained in not more than two sittings:

i. Senior School Certificate (SSC) from the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) or the National Examinations Council (NECO)
ii. General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O/Level)
iii. National Technical Certificate (NTC) from the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB)
iv. Any other qualification deemed equivalent to any of the above by Academic Board.

d) In addition to obtaining acceptable scores in 2.3 (a & b), a candidate must also attend a 3 months preliminary course and pass the prescribed examination at the end of the course.

Level ll (Re-trainee) Admissions

The following are the general entry requirements for re-trainee admission into diploma program.

a) Candidates for admission into some program may be required to sit for and pass a screening examination.

b) A candidate must hold at least one of the qualifications listed in 2.3 above.
c) In addition, a candidate must also hold at least one of the following qualifications obtained from an institution recognized to run them:
i. Certificate in the relevant course of study
ii. Diploma in the relevant course of study