Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Open and Distance Learning (ODL) undergraduate Degree programmes of the Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education (CDL&CE), University of Abuja for the 2022/2023 Academic Session:

A. Faculty of Management Sciences:

1. Department of Business Administration (B. Sc. Business Administration)
2. Department of Public Administration (B. Sc. Public Administration)

B. Faculty of Social Sciences

3. Department of Economics (B. Sc. Economics)
4. Department of Political Science and International Relations (B. Sc. Political Science)
5. Department of Sociology (B. Sc. Sociology)

C. Admission Requirements

Applicants seeking admission into the specified ODL programmes of the Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education of the University of Abuja must possess any of the following requirements:

i.) A minimum of five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics obtained at not more than two (2) sittings in the relevant subjects from any recognized examination bodies such as SSCE/WASC, GCE ‘O’ Level, NECO, NABTEB or TC II.

ii.) Two’ A’ Level passes with a minimum of five ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects.

iii.) Direct Entry (DE) applicants must have at least four (4) credits including English Language and mathematics in SSCE or NECO in not more than two sittings and at least two passes in ‘A’ level G.C.E or Diploma at Upper Credit level or 10 points in Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB). NCE holders with a minimum of Ten points pass obtained from a recognized institution in addition to five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes as in (i) above can also be considered.

D. Duration and Mode of Study

All Programmes run for four or five years depending on entry qualifications. The mode of study is mainly through On-line Course Delivery, Multi-media Resources, Audio-Visual Materials (CDs, DVDs, Disk drive) etc.

E. Method of Application

Prospective candidates are requested to process their admission through JAMB e-facility platform to register after which applicants can be seen on the institution’s CAPS dashboard for admission processing before proceeding to apply with JAMB Registration number online via CDL&CE Portal:

  1. Click on APPLY button to commence the Application
  2. Fill your Biodata thus: (Surname, First name, Other names, Email, and Phone Number). These steps require you to have a valid email address. You may need to open one if you do not have
  3. On the payment preview page, click on Generate RRR
  4. Click make payment and you will be redirected to remita platform, enter your card details (Master Card or Visa Card)
  5. After a successful payment, you will be redirected to the portal and the application number generated. You will be logged out accordingly
  6. Click on “Main Login”, and enter the generated application number and surname as the password to continue the application process

F. Application Fee

Application forms shall be purchased at the cost of Fifteen Thousand Naira (₦15,000) only through REMITA platform. Note that the fee Excludes Bank Charges.


  • All applicants are required to have a functional e-mail AND GSM number for the purpose of this application through which information can be sent.
  • Applicants are expected to check their e-mail and message boxes from time to time for information and update regarding their applications.
  • For Further Enquiries, Please call 07033974306.