Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) is a federal university of technology located in Bauchi, northern Nigeria.

The university is named after the first Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. The motto of the university is “Doctrina Mater Artium”, which means “Education is the mother of the practical arts”.

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The university was established in 1980 as the Federal University of Technology, Bauchi. The institution’s first students were admitted in October 1981 for pre-degree and remedial programmes while the degree courses of the School of Science and Science Education began in October 1982.

On 1 October 1984, the university was merged with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria with a change of name to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa College, Ahmadu Bello University, Bauchi campus. The university regained its autonomous status in 1988 following a general demerger of such institutions. This was followed by a change of name to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.

Motto “Doctrina mater artium”
(Education is the mother of the practical arts)
Type Public
Established 1980
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 10,000
Postgraduates 200
Location Bauchi, Bauchi State, Nigeria
Campus Urban
Nickname ATBU
Affiliations Association of African Universities
Website http://www.atbu.edu.ng/

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Faculty of Agriculture & Agricultural Technology

S/N Name
1 Department of Animal Production
2 Department of Crop Production
3 Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

Faculty of Engineering & Engineering Technology

S/N Name
1 Department of Agriculture & Bio-Resource
2 Department of Automobile Engineering
3 Department of Chemical and Engineering
4 Department of Civil Engineering
5 Department of Computer and Communication Engineering
6 Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering
7 Department of Mechanical/Production Engineering
8 Department of Mechatronics and Systems Engineering
9 Department of Petroleum Engineering

Faculty of Environmental Technology

S/N Name
1 Department of Architectures
2 Department of Building
3 Department of Environmental Management Technology
4 Department of Estate Management and Valuation
5 Department of Industrial Design
6 Department of Survey & Geo-Informatics
7 Department of Quantity Survey
8 Department of Urban & Regional Planning

Faculty of Management Technology

S/N Name
1 Department Banking & Finance Technology
2 Department of Management & Information Technology
3 General Studies
4 Department of Accounting
5 Department of Business Management

Faculty of Technology Education

S/N Name
1 Department of Education Foundation
2 Department of Science Education
3 Department of Vocational & Technology Education

4 ||Department of Library and information science

Faculty of Science

S/N Name
1 Department of Mathematical Sciences
2 Department of Biological Sciences
3 Department of Chemistry
4 Department of Geology
5 Department of Physics
6 Department of Biochemistry

| 7 || Department of Ecology

| 8 || Department of Microbiology

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