Admission Requirements

Details of admission requirements

General Nursing and General Midwifery

Candidates for admission into the General Nursing Education programme must:

  • Possess the senior secondary school certificate (WAEC or NECO), with minimum of Five (5) credits including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry at no more than Two (2) sittings. Candidates applying for Post Basic Programme must be a qualified registered Midwife or Mental Health Nurse in addition to the above basic requirements.
The General Nursing Programme is a 3-calendar year (6 semesters) programme of study.

Community Midwifery

Candidates for admission into the Bauchi State Community Midwifery Programme must:

  • Possess Senior Secondary School Certificate with at least Credits in English and Biology or Health Science and three (3) passes in any O-level subjects at no more than two (2) sittings. Applicants are allowed to combine WAEC and NECO results.
  • Candidates for the Community Midwife Programme must be residential within her Local Government of origin.
  • Minimum age for admission is 18 years.
  • Maximum age for admission is 35 years.
The Community Midwifery programme is an 18-months Programme of study.

News And Events


Sequel to the new circular released by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) on the closure of all Colleges and Departments of Nursing in the country for 2023 General Elections, the Management of Aliko Dangote College of Nursing Sciences has approved the closure of all academic activities till 14th March, 2023 to enable the students and staff partake in the forthcoming General Elections.

Equally the management wishes to announce the  postponement in the resumption date for the newly admitted 2022/2023 ( Set 7) Student Midwives from 20th February,2023  to Tuesday 14th March, 2023. The students are expected to report to the College on 14 March,2023 unfailingly as classes will commence on the resumption day.

Signed: Management

Feb 19, 2023

Aliko Dangote College of Nursing Sciences Bauchi

Besides Specialist Hospital, Ran Road, Bauchi.