The University Community and members of the public are hereby notified that the sales and processing of admission forms for the 2015/2016 Work and Study Programme (WASP) admission of Ebonyi State University which had earlier expired on Friday 21st August, 2015 are hereby reopened and extended.

Consequently, interested and qualified candidates desiring to purchase the admission form for entry into the part-time programme for 2015/2016 academic year are invited to obtain the form and apply on-line.

For details of conditions and terms for the application, candidates are advised to refer to our earlier advertisement published in the Daily Sun of June 2015.

Duration of Courses/Length of Study:

Following a recent policy directive from the National Universities Commission (NUC), the durations of some courses or programmes offered by the University in its part-time Programme have been increased with effect from the 2015/2016 academic session.

The new course durations are as below:

O Level Qualifications


Other Courses 6, Agric Courses 7 years.


ND/NCE in the same discipline

5 years, Agric Courses 6 years

HND in the same discipline

4 years, Agric Courses 5 years

Registered Nursing (RN) Certificate.

6 years.

For the avoidance of doubt, the conditions and terms of admission into the Work and Study Programme (WASP) and the course available are hereby re-published for the information and guidance of prospective students:


Work and Study Programme (WASP) is a weekend part-time studies programme of Ebonyi State University designed to offer opportunities to talented, intelligent and qualified working adults in various fields of life endeavours to acquire university education without having to give up their jobs.


The Departments/Programme options available for admission through WASP in Ebonyi State University in the 2015/2016 admission year include the following;

Faculty of Management Sciences

(a) Department of Accountancy and Banking and Finance

Options: (i) Accountancy

(ii)Banking and Finance

(b)Department of Business Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurial Studies

Options: (i) Business Management

(ii) Marketing

(c) Department of Public Administration.

Faculty of Social Sciences And Humanities

(a)Department of Economics

(b)Department of Political Science

(c) Department of Psychology and Sociological Studies

Options: (i) Psychology

(ii) Sociology and Anthropology

(d)Department of History and International Relations

(e)Department of Languages and Literary Studies.

Options: (i) English Language and Literature

(ii) Linguistics

(iii) Igbo

(iv) French

(f) Department of Philosophy and Religion

Options: (i) Philosophy

(ii) Religion

(g) Department of Mass Communication

Faculty of Sciences

(a)Department of Computer Science

(b)Department of Applied Biology

(c) Department of Industrial Maths/Statistics

Faculty of Agricultural and Natural Resources Management

(a)Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Management

(b)Department of Animal Sciences, Fisheries and Aquaculture (Fisheries only)

(c) Department of Crop and Landscape Management

(d)Department of Food Science and Technology

(e)Department of Soil and Environmental Management.

Faculty of Education

(a)Department of Arts and Social Science Education

Options: (i)Economics Education

(ii) English Language Education

(iii)Religion Education.

(iv) Social Studies Education

(v) Igbo Education

(b)Department of Business Education

Options: (i)Accountancy Education and

(ii)Secretarial Studies Education.

(c) Department of Educational Foundation

Options: (i) Guidance and Counselling and

(ii) Administration and Planning

(d)Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education

Options: (i) Human Kinetics Education.

(ii) Health Education.

(e)Department of Science Education

Options: (i) Biology Education

(ii) Chemistry Education

(iii) Computer Science Education

(iv) Integrated Science Education and

(v) Mathematics Education.

(vi) Physics Education.

(f) Department of Technology and Vocational Science Education

Options: (i)Building/woodwork Technology

(ii)Agricultural Science Education

(iii)Electrical/Electronics Technology Education and

(iv)Mechanical/Metal Work Technology

(v)Home Economics Education.

6. Health Sciences and Technology

B.Sc. Nursing Science (For candidates with registered Nursing (RN) Certificate only).


Admission into the Work and Study Programme (WASP) requires (5) 0’/L Credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language at Ordinary Level (SSCE, NECO, GCE &TC II, NABTEB, etc) for ALL courses while credit pass in Mathematics at Ordinary level is compulsory for all Science, Social Sciences (except Mass Communication), Management Science and Agricultural and Natural Resources Management based courses. The 0/L credit passes are to be obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.


The programme offered in each department is the same as those of regular programme. The only difference is the mode of entrance, and mode of study. The length of time a candidate spends in the programme before graduation depends on the level of qualification upon entrance,


Application forms are obtainable online on purchase of five thousand naira (N5000.00) only. EBSU-WASP scratch card payable to Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Account Number 200-2776-770 with First Bank Plc, Abakaliki Branch.

New Closing Date.

The new closing date for the sale and processing of admission forms will now be Friday, 16th October, 2015.

The processing and release of admission list and registration of fresh students will commence on 25th September, 2015 and end on 20th October 2015.


Graduates of WASP DO NOTparticipate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), rather they are issued with Exclusion Certificate from NYSC at the end of their programme.

For further information, please, contact,

The Secretary

Work and Study Programme (WASP)




The Director

Work and Study Programme (WASP)

Ebonyi State University



Sam N. Egwu


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