Authorities of the Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki, invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into 2017/2018 academic session leading to the award of degrees in the programme areas approved for EBSU WASP as in (1-6) below.
EBSU Work and Study – General Information. 
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 leave their jobs. Recently, some administrative innovations have been introduced in WASP, targeted at improving its services to students, specifically in the areas of greater ease in fees payment by students, improved lecturer-students relationship, enhanced students welfare, increased efficiency in the management of students academic records, et cetera.
EBSU Work and Study – NYSC Issue. 
Graduates of WASP DO NOT participate in the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), rather they are issued with Exclusion certificates from NYSC at the end of their programme.
EBSU Work and Study – General Requirements. 
The WASP requires (5) credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language at Ordinary Level (SSCE, NECO, GCE & TCII) for ALL courses and credit pass in Mathematics at Ordinary level for Science, Social Sciences (except Mass Communication), Management Science and Agricultural and Natural Resources Management based courses in not more than two (2) sittings.
EBSU Work and Study – Programme Plan. 
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, for instance. The study duration of courses under the Work and Study Programme are as obtainable in the part-time study programmes of other Universities as approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC). Thus, the following course duration apply in the WASP – EBSU:
O’ LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS DURATION
a. SSSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB – Other courses 5 years, Agric courses 6 years.
DIRECT ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS
b. ND/NCE in the same discipline – 4 years Agric course 5 years
c. HND in the same discipline – 3 years
d. Registered (RN) Certificate – 5 years
EBSU Work and Study – Direct Entry Candidates. 
All direct entry candidates MUST;
(i) In addition to their Direct Entry qualifications, hold at least five (5) O’ level credit passes in the relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
(ii) Ensure that their academic transcripts are received latest two weeks after the close of sale of admission forms.
EBSU Work and Study – Available Programmes. 
The Departments/Programme options available for admission through WASP in Ebonyi State University in the 2017/2018 admission year include the following:
1. Faculty of Management Sciences
(a) Department of Accountancy
(b) Department of Banking and Finance
(c) Department of Business Management
(d) Department of Marketing
(e) Department of Public Administration
2. Faculty of Social Sciences And Humanities
(a) Department of Economics
(b) Department of Political Science
(c) Department of Psychology
(d) Department of Sociology and Anthropology
(e) Department of History/International Relations
(d) Department of Languages/Linguistics (French Option only)
3. Faculty of Applied And Natural Sciences
(a) Department of Computer Science
(b) Department of Applied Biology
4. 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
5. Faculty of Education
(a) Department of Arts and Social Science Education
Options: Economics Education
English Language Education
Political Science Education
Religion Education and
Social Studies Education
(b) Department of Business Education
Options: Accountancy Education and
Secretarial Studies Education
(c) Department of Education Foundation
Options: Guidance and Councelling and
Administration and Planning
(d) Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education
Options: Human Kinetics Education and
(e) Department of Science Education
Options: Biology Education
Computer Science Education
Integrated Science Education and
(f) Department of Technology and Vocational Science Education
Option: Building/Woodwork Technology
Agricultural Science Education
Electrical/electronics Technology Education and
Mechanical/Metal Work Technology
Home Economics Education
6. Health Science and Technology
B.Sc. Nursing Science (For candidates with registered Nursing (RN) Certificate only)
EBSU Work and Study – Method of Application.
Application forms are obtainable online on purchase of Five Thousand Naira (N5, 000.00) EBSU-WASP scratch card, payable to Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Account Number: 200-2776-770 with First Bank PLC, Water Works Road Branch, Abakaliki.
EBSU Work and Study Application Closing Date.
Sale of application forms shall close on Thursday, August 31st 2017.
Processing of Admission forms begins on 5th September, 2017 and ends on 30th September 2017. Release of admission list and registration of fresh students to start by 3rd October, 2017 and end on 5th November, 2017.