About The College

History of Ameer Shehu Idris College of Advanced Studies (ASICAS), Zaria cannot be complete without reference to the Cypriot and role of the National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

By establishing this College in the year 2004 the graduates of the College and their counterparts from other institutions will complete in the pursuit of knowledge at tertiary level. In 2007, the College was given Interim Affiliation by ABU Zaria in the following units:

  1. General Studies Unit
  2. Legal Unit
  3. Arts and Islamic Unit
  4. Science Unit

In addition to the full time Diploma Programmes, the College runs established Part-Time Courses in the following areas:

  1. Computer Science
  2. Accounting
  3. Banking & Finance
  4. Insurance
  5. Library & Information Science
  6. Adult Education & Community Development
  7. Shariah & Civil Law
  8. Civil Law
  9. Information Technology
  10. Public Administration
  11. Local Government & Development Studies
  12. English Language Education
  13. Hausa Language Education
  14. Arabic Language Education
  15. Health Science Education
  16. Physical Health Education

-    NIGERIA CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (NCE)
Furthermore, in 2015 the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Abuja accredited the College to commence programmes leading to the awards of Nigeria Certificate in Education in the following areas:

  1. General Education
  2. General Studies in Education
  3. Primary Education Studies (Double Major Course)
  4. English/Hausa
  5. English/Arabic
  6. English/Islamic Studies
  7. Social Studies/Islamic Studies
  8. Social Studies/English
  9. Social Studies/Arabic
  10. Social Studies/Hausa
  11. Integrated Science/Mathematics

-    Language Proficiency

  1. English Language
  2. Hausa Language
-    MANAGEMENT STAFF
  1. Hajiya Rakiya Musa, mni - Director
  2. Dr. Richard Ogunleye - Deputy Director
  3. Muhammad S. Ahmad - Registrar
  4. Shade Onifade - Bursar
  5. Hajiya Maimuna M. Shafi’u - College Librarian
  6. Khadija Suleiman - Academic Secretary
  7. Mike Okupe - Establishment Secretary
  8. Hajiya Hajara - Dean Student Affairs
  9. Garba Zailani - Examination Officer
-    DEANS
  1. 1. Hajiya Maimuna M. Shafi’u - Primary Education
  2. 2. Mal. Shuaibu D. Isah - Education
  3. 3. Mr. Raphael Abioye - Secondary Education
-    COORDINATORS
  1. Hajiya Safiya M. Shafi’u - Pre-Diploma/Pre-NCE
  2. Mal. Mustapha A. Adamu - Part-Time Programme
  3. Mal. Ibrahim Hussaini - Diploma Programme
-    CONSULTANTS
  1. Prof. J.A. Gwani - NCE Programme
  2. Engr. Safwan M. Shafi’u - Works & Maintenance Services