On behalf of myself and my Staff, I welcome you all to the official website of the Directorate of Academic Planning & Monitoring unit, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - Nigeria. The university in line with its vision and commitment to effective coordination, streamlining, monitoring and evaluation of the academic development processes, established the Directorate (DAPM) under the office of the Vice-Chancellor, to serve as a focal point of liaison with the National Universities Commission with regard to institutional and national policies on higher education as well as the quality control unit of the University.
The Directorate assists and advises the Vice-Chancellor on matters relating to the academic planning, quality assurance and accreditation of the University by governmental and non-governmental agencies. For the purposes of planning, quality assurance and accreditation, it liaises with other Units of the University to engage government ministries, foreign governments and foundations bodies (e.g. Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of African Universities, etc.). It prepares and revises the academic brief of the University and provides guidance on the operation of the academic brief and admissions exercise to ensure compliance with the approval global minimum bench marks of academic programmes of study and research.The Directorate has three sub-units, namely, Academic Planning Unit, Quality Assurance Unit and Data Management & Analysis Unit.