IBBUL Postgraduate Admission Form 2023

This is to inform the general public that the online sale of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State, Postgraduate Application Forms for the 2021/2022 Academic Session commences Friday 10th June 2022.

All interested applicants should visit the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai website portal ibbu.edu.ng/pgapp for details of available courses, requirements, details of the purchase, filling and submission of the online forms.


Please note the following information:

  1. The cost of each application form is ₦20,300 only.
  2. Sale of application forms and submission end on 31st August 2022.
  3. The phone number and e-mail addresses of the applicant should reflect in the online application form
  4. The phone numbers and e-mail addresses of the applicant’s referees should be included in the online application form.
  5. Applicants are to ensure that they meet the basic entry requirements of five O’Level Credits including English and Mathematics in not more than two sittings. Candidates for English Language and English Literature programmes must have at least a credit in Literature at O’Level.
  6. All candidates are to present themselves for physical screening on a date to be communicated via SMS later at the University Main campus Lapai.

Academic Programs

The following is the list of academic programs available at Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IIBUL) for postgraduate admission;

  • Animal Production
  • Agricultural Economics & Extension Services
  • Crop Production
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Continuing Education and Community Development
  • Human Kinetics & Health Education
  • History and International Studies
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology

Admission Requirements

The following are the entry requirements for the various postgraduate programmes;

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes Applicants must possess:
    • A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Third-Class Degree
    • HND from a recognized Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower Credit
    • NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate/letter
    • O’ Level Credit passes including English Language and Mathematics
    • Any other qualification is acceptable to the Senate of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai.
  2. Master’s Programmes, Applicant must possess:
    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division honours from a recognised institution.
    • NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate/letter.
    • O’ Level credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
    • Candidates for English Language and Literature must possess credit in O’Level Literature in English
    • Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s degree or HND (Upper Credit) who in addition, possess a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 on a 5.00 scale in a relevant discipline may be considered.
    • The minimum duration of the Masters’s degree is 18 months.
    • The PGD Management and MBA programmes will hold their lectures at IBB University Suleja Campus( Field Base)
  3. PhD. Degree Programmes (applicants must possess):

Candidates seeking admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programme of IBB University must possess the Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees of IBB University or any other University recognized by the Senate of IBB University in the relevant discipline.

To qualify for direct entry into the PhD degree programme, a candidate must have a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent to 60% in Master’s (M.A., M.Sc and M Ed) degree result.

Candidates who graduated with a CGPA of 3.00-3.49 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent (55-59%) in the Master’s degree may be considered for M.Phil./Ph.D. programme in the respective discipline.

Candidates with professional Master’s degrees may be admitted for MPhil/PhD. the programme provided they have obtained M.Sc. degrees in relevant fields.

A PhD degree programme runs for a minimum period of 36 calendar months and a maximum period of 48 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of 48 calendar months and a maximum period of 60 calendar months for part-time candidates.

Relevant Courses will be taken for the PhD studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the PhD. programme.

All correspondences should be addressed to:

The Secretary,

School of Postgraduate Studies,

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai

P.M.B. 11, Lapai, Niger State, Nigeria.

Mobile Phone Number: 07068800094, 08034511406

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