UPDATE: BUK Postgraduate Admission Form is Out – 2016/17


Bayero University, Kano, BUK Postgraduate application forms for the 2016/2017 academic session is now back on sale. BUK postgraduate application form is Ten Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N10,500.00).

Latest Update: This is to inform the general public that online sale of the Bayero University, Kano, Postgraduate application forms for the 2016/2017 Academic Session Continues from Wednesday, 26th October 2016 and would close on the Tuesday 8th November 2016.

BUK  Postgraduate admission form

Authorities of the Bayero University, Kano (BUK) invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the university various postgraduate programmes for the 2016/2017 academic session.

Recommended: BUK Postgraduate Programmes (.pdf).

BUK Postgraduate Admission Requirements.

1. Candidates for admission into Ph.D/M.Phil programmes shall have M.A, M.Ed., M.Sc, M.Eng. or LLM Degrees in the relevant areas with CGPA of at least 3.50 on a scale of 0.00 to 5.00 from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.

2. Candidates for admission into M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc (Ed), MLS, M.Sc., M.Eng. and LLM programmes shall have:
i. A minimum of a Good Second Class Lower Degree in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.
ii. A Degree plus University Postgraduate Diploma at Credit level in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.
iii. For all Engineering programmes, candidates must have Credit in English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

3. Candidates for admission into MBA (Regular), MBF, MHE and MTM should have:
i. A minimum of a Good Second Class Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Management, Economics, Banking and Finance from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University.
ii. A Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit plus University Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum of Merit in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University

4. Candidates for admission into MBA (Special) should have a minimum of a Good Second Class Degree in any discipline from BUK or any other recognized University.

5. Candidates for admission into MHR should have a degree in Medicine, Nursing and Biological Science of Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.

6. Candidates for admission into MDS, MPPA, MEM, MCMP shall have:
i. A Good Honours Degree with at least Second Class Lower in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University.
ii. A Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit plus a Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum classification of Merit in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano.

7. Candidates for admission into MBCL shall possess:
i. A minimum of a Good Second Class Degree in Law or the Social Sciences from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University
ii. A Degree in Law or the Social Sciences plus University Postgraduate Diploma with minimum classification of Merit from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University.

8. Candidates for admission into PGDM, PGDBF, PGDHE, PGDPPA, PGDSPA, PGDCMPC, PGDMC, PGDDS, PGDE, PGDGC, PGDRTM, PGDHE, PGDDA and PGDIM shall possess a Degree in any discipline from BUK or any other recognized University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit obtained from recognized Institutions.

9. Candidates for admission into PGDEM, PGDLA and PGDSE, shall possess a Degree in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture and related disciplines or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the related disciplines.

10. Candidates for admission into PGDAF shall hold a Degree in Accounting or related disciplines obtained from a recognized University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit in Accounting or related disciplines obtained from recognized Institutions.

11. Candidates for admission into PGDTESL must have at least a 3rd class Degree in English or combined honours.

12. Candidates for admission into PGDHS should have at least a 3rd class Degree in Hausa or combined honours or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained from recognized Institutions.

13. Candidates for admission into PGDBS, PGDC and PGDIP shall have a Degree in the relevant Science subjects or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained from recognized Institutions.

14. Candidates for admission into PGDEE, PGDCE and PGDME shall have a Degree in the relevant Engineering areas or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant engineering areas obtained from recognized Institutions.

15. Candidates for admission into Masters in Public Health must:
i. Have MBBS or BDS degree of Bayero University, Kano or an equivalent Medical Degree from a recognised University.
ii. Be registered with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council and posses a current practicing license.
iii. Have at least three years post qualification cognate experience in Medicine or health related area at Federal, State or Local Government Area levels. Those employed in non-governmental organisations, engaged in occupational health services as well as those in the private sector are also eligible.

NB: All candidates for admission into Ph.D, M.Phil, M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc, M.Eng and LLM Programmes must provide records of their Academic Transcripts.

BUK Postgraduate Admission – Method of Application.

The cost of each application is Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00) only, plus administrative charges of Five Hundred Naira (N500.00) only.

Step 1
Click on the Register (http://mybuk.buk.edu.ng/bukforms2016/create_account.php) Tab on the left navigation panel to go to the Create an Account Page. At the Create an Account page, create an account by providing your First Name, Middle Name, Last Name, Personal Email and Personal GSM Phone Number. A Login credentials (username and password) will be generated for you. Please take note of them, as you need them for subsequent steps of the application process. Use Login Tab on the left navigation panel to login to your account (using your login credentials) to start/continue your application process.
Step 2
Return to the Login Page (http://mybuk.buk.edu.ng/bukforms2016/login.php) and login with your username and password to fill in the Application Forms:

  • Programme Selection Form
  • Personal Data Form &
  • Qualifications Form
Step 3
Transcript Request Form shall also be filled in addition to the forms listed in Step 2 above.
Step 4
Review all your forms to ensure accuracy of all information before submission.
Step 5
Generate your BUK Personalised Payment Form (BUKPPF). The BUKPPF includes information need to make payment through the Remita e-Payments platform. Refer to the Payment Procedure documentation for an in-depth look on the payment procedure.
Step 6
After successfully generated BUKPPF and using the Remita e-Payments platform a Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) number is generated for you. The RRR uniquely ties your payment to your application account, after obtaining your RRR, login to your application account and submit the RRR used for payment. Note that submitting the RRR in the application portal is not tied to your actual payment.
Step 7
Print an Acknowledgement Slip and keep it safe. The slip will be needed during the collection of admission letter and during registration. If you have any inquiry or are encountering any difficulty, send an [email protected] to [email protected]

BUK Postgraduate Admission Form Closing Date.

This is to inform the general public that online sale of the Bayero University, Kano, Postgraduate application forms for the 2016/2017 Academic Session Continues from Wednesday, 26th October 2016 and would close on the Tuesday 8th November 2016.

MSG Team.



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