NWU Cut Off Mark 2024/2025 | See Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano Cut-off Mark

The Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano has officially released its cut-off marks for the 2024/2025 academic session. Prospective students looking to secure admission into NWU are advised to take note of the following information regarding the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) and departmental cut-off marks.

JAMB UTME Cut Off Mark:

The current JAMB UTME Cut Off Mark for NWU is set at 160. This means that candidates who scored 160 and above in the UTME are eligible to apply for admission into the Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano. It is essential to keep in mind that meeting this cut-off mark does not guarantee automatic admission, as other factors, including O’Level results, are considered.

Departmental Cut Off Marks:

NWU has specified departmental cut-off marks for various programs. Here are some prominent departments and their respective UTME cut-off marks:

  1. MBBS, Medicine & Surgery: 220 and above
  2. Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Computer Science, International Studies: 180 and above
  3. Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Geography, Biology, Information & Communication Technology, Islamic Studies, History & International Studies (combined), Education Biology, Education Islamic Studies, Library & Information Science: 170 and above
  4. Arabic Studies, Chemistry, English Language, History, Entrepreneurship, Hausa, Education Arabic, Education English, Education Economics, Education Mathematics, Education Physics, Education Chemistry, Education Geography, Education History, Mathematics: 160 and above

Admission Requirements:

Candidates seeking admission into NWU are required to have a minimum of 5 credits in their WASSCE or NECO results in addition to meeting the specified UTME cut-off marks for their chosen departments.

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Q1: Can I apply for admission if I did not meet the departmental cut-off mark? A1: Yes, NWU offers supplementary forms for candidates who did not meet the minimum cut-off point for their chosen department. However, meeting the cut-off mark does not guarantee automatic admission.

Q2: What should I do if I scored below 160 in the UTME? A2: Unfortunately, candidates who scored below 160 in the UTME are not eligible to apply for admission into NWU. It is advised to consider other options or explore alternative institutions.


Prospective students are encouraged to stay updated on any changes to the NWU cut-off marks by visiting the official Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano website. Additionally, thorough preparation, meeting the admission requirements, and keeping an eye on any supplementary forms are crucial for a successful admission process.

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