CALVARY POLYTECHNIC, OWA-OYIBU IJMB IN AFFILIATION WITH AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA.

The  interim joint matriculation board examination (IJMB) was set up by the Federal Governement of Nigeria in 1974 under status 5 of the Ahmadu Bello University law to run the  interim joint matriculation board examination (IJMBE)as an alternative “A” level Examination, to students or candidate who may wish to seek undergraduate admission into Ahmadu Bello University and other universities. The interim joint matriculation board examination (IJMB) is a qualifying examination into Nigeria and other international Universities. It is conducted yearly essentially for Advanced level(A/L) subjects for students already admitted by colleges affiliated to the board for the purpose of the examinations.

In addition, two ordinary level(O/L) subjects (English and Mathematics) are also offered for students who may be deficient in these two (O/L) subjects. The various subjects offered at the IJMB are listed in appendix1.2, Each candidate registered for the IJMB is expected to offer three subjects at the Advanced level; and where the need arise one or both the ordinary level subjects. The IJMB is expected to offer three subjects at the Advanced level; and where the need arise one or both the ordinary level subjects. The IJMB syllabus is subject to review in order to correspond to global changes. The governing board of the IJMB approved the review of the syllabus, which was last reviewed in 2021. The review exercise was conducted in phases, in active collaboration with the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC). Participants were drawn IJMB Affiliated Institutions, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Examiners of the various subjects/ papers. The IJMB syllabus is designed to be covered in twelve (12) months.

LIST OF IJMB COURSES / SUBJECTS:

The IJMB programme offers seventeen (17) Advanced level syllabus and two (2) ordinary level syllabus of the IJMB.

ADVANCED LEVEL (A/L) SUBJECTS

  1. SCIENCES
  2. Biology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics
  5. Geography
  6. Geology
  7. Mathematics (A/L Maths)
  8. SOCIAL SCIENCES
  9. Economics
  10. Business Management
  11. Accounting
  12. Government
  13. Sociology
  14. ARTS
  15. Christian Religious Studies (CRS)
  16. Islamic Religious Studies (IRS)
  17. Literature-in-English

ORDINARY LEVEL (O/L) SUBJECTS

O/L English Language

O/L Mathematics

One or both may be taken by external candidate at a sitting, but only one or the other by IJMB students.

IJMB Subject Combinations

The IJMB subjects’ combination were compiled with the aim of streamlining and making them relevant to the proposed course of specialization as obtained and accepted in the universities. The approved course combinations are arrived  at after due consultations with relevant documents related to direct entry requirements for various programmes of studies in the Nigerian Universities as specified in the JAMB brochure. Below are the approved IJMB combination:

CODEIJMB SUBJECT COMBINATIONPOSSIBLE UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
004Acct; Bus. Mgt; A/MathsAcct, Bus. Admin, PA, BAF, MK 
005Acct; Bus. Mgt; EconsAcct, Bus. Admin, Econs, PA, BAF, MK 
006Acct; Bus. Mgt; GeoegAcct, Bus. Admin, PA, BAF, MK 
007Acct; Bus. Mgt; GovtAcct, Bus. Admin, PA, BAF, MK 
008Acct; Bus. Mgt; SociologyAcct, Bus. Admin, Sociology, PA, BAF, MK 
009Acct; Econs; GeogAcct, Bus. Admin, Econs, PA, BAF, MK, URP 
011Acct; Econs;GovtAcct, Bus. Admin, Econs, BAF, MK, MC 
012Acct; Econs; SociologyAcct, Bus. Admin, Econs, Sociology, PA, BAF 
013Acct; Geog; A’levelMathsAcct, Bus. Admin, Geog, PA, BAF, MK URP 
014Acct; Geog;GovtAcct, Bus. Admin, Geog, PA, BAF, MK 
015Acct; Geog; SociologyAcct, Bus. Admin, Geog, Sociology, MC, PA, BAF, MK 
016Acct; Govt; A’levelMathsAcct, Bus. Admin, Pub. Admin,  BAF, MK 
017Acct; Govt; SociologyAcct, Bus. Admin, Sociology, Pol SC., Inter. Studies, PA, MC, BAF,MK 
020Arabic; Govt; HausaPol. Sc, Inter. Studies, MC, Single honors 
021Arabic; Govt; Isalmic StudiesPol. Sc, Inter. Studies, MC, Single honors 
022Arabic; Hausa; HistoryArcheology(ABU), MC, Pol Sci., Inter Studies, Single Honours 
023Arabic; Hausa; Islamic StudiesSingle Honours 
024Arabic; Hausa ; Lit-EngLaw Single Honours 
025Arabic; History; Islamic StudiesLaw, Pol Sci, Inter Studies, Archeology, Single Honours 
026Arabic; History; Lit-EngSingle Honours, Law, MC, Pol Sci, Inter Studies, Archealogy 
027Biol;Chem; A/Maths Medicine, Vet. Madicine, Pharmacy, Biochem, Microbiology, AgricSci, Textile, Sci Single Honours 
028Biol;Chem; GeogAgricSci, Archealogy, Biochem, Microbiology, Physiology 
029Biol;Chem; GeologySingle Honours,  Biochem, Microbiology, Text Sci, Physiology, Agric Science, Archeaology 
030Biol;Chem; PhysicsMedicine, Vet Medicine, Agric Science, Engineering, Text Science & Tech, Pharmacy, Biochem, Geophysics, Agric Science,  Archeology, Microbiology 
031Bus. Mgt; Econs; A’levelMathsBus. Admin, Econs, Acct, URP, BAF,MK 
032Bus. Mgt; Econs; GeogBus. Admin, Econs, Acct, URP, BAF,MK 
033Bus. Mgt; Econs; GovtBus. Admin, Pol Sci, Inter Studies,  PA, Econs, MC,  Acct, BAF, MK 
034Bus. Mgt; Econs; SociologyBus. Admin, Acct, BAF 
035Bus. Mgt; Geog; A’levelMathsBus. Admin, Environmental Sci, Acct, PA,  BAF, MK 
036Bus. Mgt; Geog; GovtPub. Admin, Bus. Admin, Acct, BAF, MK 
037Bus. Mgt; Geog; SociologyBus Admin, Sociology, MK, Acct,  BAF, PA 
038Bus. Mgt; Govt; SociologyBus. Admin, PA, Sociology, Pol Sci, Inter Studies, MK, Acct, BAF 
039Chem; Geog; A/ Level MathsEnvl Sci., Engr, Archeology, Agric Sci., Text Sci, 
040Chem; Geog; PhysicsEnvl Sci., Engr, Archeology, Agric Sci., Text Sci, 
041Chem; Geology; A/Level MathsEnvl Sci., Engr, Archeology, Agric Sci., Text Sci, Single Honours 
042Chem; Geology; PhysicsEnvl Sci., Engr, Archeology, Agric Sci., Text Sci, Single Honours 
043Chem; Pysics; A/Level MathsEngr, Text Sci., Envl Sci., Comp Sci., Agric Sci., Geophysics 
044CRS; Govt; HausaSingle Honours, Pol. Sci., Inter Studies PA, MC 
045CRS; Hist; Lit-EngSingle Honours, Law, Pol Sci.,  Inter Studies MC 
CODEIJMB  SUBJECT COMBINATIONPOSSIBLE UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
046CRS; Hausa;HistorySingle Honours, Pol. Sci., PA, Inter Studies,  Archeology, (ABU), MC
047CRS; Hausa; Lit-EngSingle Honours, Law
048CRS; History; Lit-EngSingle Honours, Law, MC, Pol Sci, Inter Studies,
049Econs; Geog; A/Level MathsEnvlSci, URP, Single Honours, Acct., BAF, PA, MK
050Econs; Geog; GovtURP, Acct, PA, BAF, MK, MC, Single Honours
051Econs; Geog; SociologyURP, Single Honours, Acct, PA, BAF
052Econs;  Govt; A/Level MathsPA, Pol Sci, Inter Studies, Econs, MC, Acct, BAF, Single Honours
053Econs;  Govt; SociologyEcons, Pol Sci, Inter Studies, PA, Sociology, MC, Acct BAF
060Geog; Govt; A/Level MathsEnvlSci,  Pol Sci, Inter Studies, Geog, Pub Admin
061Geog; Govt; SociologyURP, Sociology, PA, Pol Sci, Geog, Inter Studies
062Geog; History; SociologySingle Honours, Pol Sci, Inter Studies, PA, Sociology
063Geog; Physics; A/Level MathsSingle Honours, EnvlSci, Engr (not Chemical), Comp Science, Geophysics
064Geology; Physics; A/Level MathsSingle Honours, EnvlSci, Engr, Archeology, Comp Science, Geophysics
065Govt; Hausa; Islamic StudiesSingle Honours, PA, Pol Sci, Inter Studies
066Govt; Islamic Studies; Lit-EngSingle Honours, PA, Pol Sci, Inter Studies, Law, Archeology, MC
067Hausa; Hist; Lit-EngSingle Honours, PA, Pol Sci, Inter Studies, Law, Archeology, MC
068Hausa; Islamic Studies; HistorySingle Honours, PA, Pol Sci, Inter Studies,
069Hausa; Islamic Studies; Lit-EngSingle Honours, Law
070History;  Islamic Studies; Lit-EngSingle Honours, Inter Studies, PA, Pol Sci, MC, Law, Archeology
071Sociology; Arabic; Lit-EngSingle Honours, Law, MC
073Sociology; Hausa; Lit-EngSingle Honours, Law, MC
001O’ Level English only 
002O’LevelMaths only 
003O’Level English and Maths 

ADMISSION ENTRY REQUIREMENT:

 Admission into the IJMB programme requires at least five (5) O/L credit passes including Mathematics and English Language. These five subjects include three ‘A’ level course/ subjects which the students wish to offer. In addition, awaiting results  (SSCE) is also allowed.

Tuition Fees:

     IJMB:
   N120,000

    Hostel Accommodation N40,000 Per Student

 PAYMENT IN INSTALLMENT

Payment can also be made in installment. 70% at the first installment.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates wishing to apply for the 2021/2022 Academic session shall:

Pay a non-refundable admission fee of N10,000 into

CALVARY POLYTECHNIC IJMB UNIT, WEMA BANK, 7812126121

Proceed to complete the Admission Form after payment.

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The completed application Form will be sent to your email after submission. Kindly print out for Admission clearance.