Katsina University

Al-Qalam University, Katsina (AUK), formerly known as Katsina University, Katsina (KUK) is located in Dutsinma Road, Katsina State, Nigeria. Established in 2005, it is the first private Islamic institution in Nigeria.

The University currently runs six schools/colleges: The College of Social and Management Sciences, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, College of Education, College of Humanities, College of Post Graduate Studies, and School of Basic and Remedial Studies. It awards 22 undergraduate degrees (among which five courses offer both full-time and part-time programs), 11 master’s programs, and nine PhD programmes, all accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The programs of study in the university are as follows:


  • 1 College of Humanities
  • 2 College of Natural & Applied Sciences
  • 3 College of Education
  • 4 College of Social & Management Sciences
  • 5 College of Post Graduate Studies
  • 6 School of Basic & Remedial Studies
  • 7 Awards earned
  • 8 Principal Officers of the University
  • 9 Contact Address
  • 10 External links

College of Humanities[edit]

  • B.A. Hausa
  • B.A. Arabic
  • B.A. English Language
  • B.A. Islamic Studies

College of Natural & Applied Sciences[edit]

  • BSc. Biological Science
  • BSc. Chemistry
  • BSc. Physics
  • BSc. Mathematics
  • BSc. Computer Science

College of Education[edit]

  • B.A./Ed Arabic
  • B.A./Ed Hausa
  • B.A./Ed Islamic Studies
  • B.A./Ed English Language
  • B.A./Ed Mathematics
  • B.A./Ed Physics
  • B.A./Ed Chemistry
  • B.A./Ed Biology

College of Social & Management Sciences[edit]

  • BSc. Accounting (Part-time and Full-time)
  • BSc. Business Administration (Part-time and Full-time)
  • BSc. Economics (Part-time and Full-time)
  • BSc. Political Science (Part-time and Full-time)
  • BSc. Sociology (Part-time and Full-time)

College of Post Graduate Studies[edit]

  • M.A. Arabic
  • M.A. Islamic Studies
  • M.A. English
  • MBA
  • MSc. Accounting
  • MSc. Business Administration
  • MSc. Computer Science
  • MSc. Economics
  • MSc. Mathematics
  • MSc. Political Science
  • MSc. Sociology
  • Ph.D Accounting
  • Ph.D Arabic
  • Ph.D Business Administration
  • Ph.D Computer Science
  • Ph.D Economics
  • Ph.D English
  • Ph.D Islamic Studies
  • Ph.D Mathematics
  • Ph.D Political Science

School of Basic & Remedial Studies[edit]

  • Remedial
  • IJMB
  • Pre-Degree

Awards earned[edit]

  • The University was voted as the Most Outstanding Private University of the year 2017

Principal Officers of the University[edit]


His Eminence Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, (CFR, mni. (The Sultan of Sokoto))


Alhaji (Dr.) Aminu Alhassan Dantata (OFR)


Sani Zangon Daura (CON (Dan Masanin Daura))


His Excellency Alhaji Lawal Kaita


Prof. Shehu Garki Ado (FAS, FICEN, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. (ABU))


Hajia Amina Usman Babba Kaita (M.B.F., P.G.D E., B.Sc. (BUK))


Dr. Muhammad Muslim Ibrahim (Ph.D., M.A., B.A (Darul Ulum Saudi Arabia))


Mal. Muhammad Rilwan Hussain
(H.N.D. Accounting, P.G.D.M., M.B.A. (BUK) F.C.A.N., I.C.P.A., N.I.M.C.)

Contact Address[edit]

Dutsinma Road,
P.M.B 2137,
Katsina, Nigeria.

External links[edit]

  • Al-qalam University, Katsina Official Website
  • Universities in Nigeria

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