The School of Arts and Islamic Studies, formally known as Department of Arts and Islamic Studies is one of the oldest Departments in the College The School has four Departments. The courses of study provided in the School are designed to meet the needs of the students at various areas of academic endeavors

The following courses are available in the School m various Departments as listed below:-

Department of Islamic Studies

    1. Diploma Islamic Studies. Arabic History,
    2. Diploma Islamic Studies. Hausa & Education
    3. Diploma Islamic Studies. Arabic & Education
    4. Diploma Islamic Studies. Hausa & History
    5. Diploma Islamic Studies. English & Education.

All the courses axe two year Diploma Programmes. These courses intend in prepare students to teach in Primary and Secondary Schools with particular emphasis on Islamic Studies and Arabic Language. The courses arc also aimed as training auxiliary staff in the Area Courts and providing manpower in similar sections. The Programmes arc also designed to provide the necessary research skills and exposure for further education at higher levels.

Entry requirements

Applicants must posses a minimum of three (3) credits in relevant subjects at the WASC. GCE. SSCE, NECO. Grade II and SSCE ordinary levels.

These courses intend to prepare students to teach in

Primary and Secondary Schools with particular emphasis on History. English. Hausa, and Education

Entry requirement.

Applicants must posses a minimum of three (3) credits in relevant subjects at the WASC, GCE. SSCE. NECO. and Grade II.

Department of Mass Communication

The Diploma in Mass Communication is a two year Diploma Programme. It aims:-

      1. To serve as training ground for middle level practitioners of Journalism including Information Officers and Public Relations Officers (PRO’S).
      2. To provide opportunities for those who intend to practice Journalism or related courses but ate lacking the minimum qualifications.

Admission requirement

Applicants must posses a minimum of three (3) credits in relevant subjects. including English language at the WABC. GCE. SSCE, NECO and Grade II Teachers Certificates.

Department of Uluman Qur’an

      1. Diploma Ulum Al – Qur’an. Arabic & Education
      2. Diploma Ulum Al- Qur’an. Hausa & Education
      3. Diploma Ulum Al- Qur’an. Islamic Studio Sc Arabic

Entry requirements

The admission requirements into the above courses are the same as that of Islamic Studies. Hut in addition applicants must memorize the full Qur’an or half of it.


The following courses are available in the School at various Departments as listed below:-

      1. NCE Islamic Studies/ Arabic (English version)
      2. f’CE Islamic Studies/Hausa.

Entry requirement

Candidate seeking for admission into any of the above courses must posses a Senior Secondary School (SSC), NECO, GCE “O’ level or SSCE with four (4) credits at a maximum of two sittings including English language and Mathematics Two of the Credits must be relevant to the course applied for. Candidates with Grade II Teacher’s Certificate (TC II) with credit or merit in four (4) subjects

2        A re-marking fee of #200:00 per script shall be

paid by each candidate who petitions against his/her result or seeks re-marking of his/her scripts.

      1. All requests for re marking should be submitted not later than one week after the release of the result.
      2. The marks awarded by the external examiner after re-marking shall be upheld.
      3. If the difference between the original and the re­
        marked script is as great as to suggest a foul play, the Lecturer/Instructor concerned may be disciplined On the other hand where a student is found to be raising a false allegation, he/she shall be withdrawn from the College.



1       Lecturers and Instructors shall be responsible for invigilation.

2       The Invigilator shall arrive at the examination office

at least 30 minutes before the examination and receive from Examination Officer the sealed packet of question papers and other materials for examination.

3       The Invigilator shall arrive at the examination room at least 20 minutes before the examination and ensure that it is correctly laid out with desks and chairs. He should remove any book(s) or paper left near desks.

4        The Invigilator shall open examination questions papers envelop in the presence of at least 2/3 of the candidates attending examinations.

5        An Invigilator must exercise continuous vigilance over the behaviors of candidates and at intervals check the desk of candidates for the presence of unauthorized materials. Conversation between Invigilators eg should be kept to a minimum during examination

6       The Invigilator should notify the Examination Officer promptly of any ease of illness or irregularity in the conduct of the examination or of any lack of material.

7       Invigilators are prohibited from assisting candidates in any way except for corrections in question papers.

8       Invigilators must remain in the examination hall and absenteeism shall be viewed as a serious dereliction of duty.


1       The residency limit of any course shall not exceed the minimum by more than two semesters.

2       A student withdrawn from a course due to poor Academic performance may be re-admitted into a different course and he/she shall be re-admitted only once.

3       Any candidate who scored less than 40% shall be deemed to have failed.

Withdrawal from the College shall be recommended by the Academic Board on any of the following grounds:-

        1. Failure to attend classes for a period, which exceeds 30 consecutive day expect upon, certified medical grounds.
        2. Failure to complete the stated requirements for the award  of a Diploma or Certificate within the maximum number of semesters laid down by the Department.

Successful candidates in the Pre- NCE final examination who obtain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (C’GPA) of 1.5 shall qualify to be admitted into the NCE Programme.