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BUK Announces Post UTME Screening & Scraps Aptitude Test for 2021/2022 Academic Session

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BUK 2021/2022 Post UTME Form and Screening Information

Bayero University, Kano (BUK) 2021/2022 Post UTME screening form for all UTME admission-seeking candidates is now available and has been announced by the institution. All concerned aspirants and interested members of the public that wish to study in the institution are hereby notified and advised to procure their forms as soon as possible.

According to the school’s management and authorities, the process of registering candidates for 2021/2022 Post UTME Screening Exercise registration has commenced in the Bayero University, Kano (BUK). The details of the registration, cut off mark have been released likewise.

BUK Post UTME Details Announcement

BUK Post-UTME Registration, Cut-off mark, screening date, application cost and deadline for the 2021/2022 academic session have been announced. General cut-off mark is 180 (Check below for the specific cut-of mark of your faculty). Online Registration will commence on Friday, 3rd September 2021.

Bayero University Senate has approved that all candidates who applied for admission into the University, in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), should be screened online.

Bayero University, Kano will conduct online screening for all candidates of UTME and DE who have chosen the institution as first choice to enable them key into the University’s portal.

Sequel to the report of the University Central Admissions Committee and the decisions by the University Management, the candidates will not be subjected to any written test as done previously.

According to a statement signed by the Director of the Directorate of Examinations, Admissions and Records (DEAR), Hajiya Amina Umar Abdullahi on behalf of the acting Registrar, Malam Jamil Salim, the University has pegged 220 and above cut-off points for programmes in the Faculties of Clinical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences while Faculties of Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry and Law have their cut off points from 200 and above.

The statement added that the cut-off points for programmes in other faculties are 180 and above. They are: Agriculture, Arts and Islamic Studies, Basic Medical Sciences, Communication, Computer Science and Information Technology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Education and Engineering. Others are Life Sciences, Management Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences

According to the statement, online screening will commence on 3rd September, 2021 and close on 18th September, 2021. “However, printing of acknowledgement slip will continue up to midnight of 20th September, 2021,” it said.

The candidates have been urged to visit the University’s website at www.buk.edu.ng and click on 2021 UTME/DE online screening exercise for registration.

Similarly, all candidates are advised to visit any JAMB Office or accredited CBT centre nearest to them to upload their O’Level results (WAEC, NECO etc)

BUK Post UTME Eligibility Criteria

UTME Candidates must have chosen Bayero University as First Choice and scored not less than the indicated minimum score for various Faculties/Programmes as stated below:

How to Apply for BUK Post UTME Screening

NB: Registration commenced on Friday 3rd September 2021.

  1. UTME/DE candidates are to visit the BUK Application Portal: https://mybuk.buk.edu.ng/bukat/bukat_login.php
  2. Login then upload your passport-sized photograph. Note that the photograph uploaded will be only valid ID for all admitted candidates throughout their stay in Bayero University, Kano
  3. Fill-in the Applicants’ Particulars Form
  4. Ensure to upload your O’level results on the JAMB website
  5. Print your personalized RRR payment invoice to make the payment of N2,000.00 at any commercial bank nationwide via the Remita platform
  6. After making the payment, return to the website, www.buk.edu.ng and login again. Your payment will be validated after which you can print your personalized acknowledgement slip. Preview and confirm your information before printing your acknowledgement slip.

Note that applicants cannot print their acknowledgement slip until payment is processed and verified.

ANY CANDIDATE WHO FAILS TO REGISTER FOR THE SCREENING EXERCISE WITHIN THE STIPULATED DATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:

The Payment for the registration will end on 18th September, 2021.

APTITUDE TEST:

There shall be no aptitude test this year, only an online screening.

NOTE: JAMB O’LEVEL REQUIREMENT:

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has indicated that it would not clear any shortlisted candidate who does not have ‘O Level results. All candidate therefore, are advised to visit any JAMB Office or accredited CBT centre nearest to them to upload their O level results (WAEC, NECO, etc.).Even candidates who do not satisfy the University screening conditions below are advised to provide the details for consideration by other institutions. (Note that supplying false information will result in disqualification). You are allowed to supply a maximum of two different O’ Level examination results.

BUK General Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Students applying to Bayero University are categorized into several groups based on type/level of degree been sort after. There two broad levels namely Undergraduate and Postgraduate applicants.

Undergraduate Application

This category of applicants must have a Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent. Depending on the additional qualification possesed by an applicant, there are three ways to apply.

Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

Prospective candidates must have sat for the UTME Examinations, must have applied for a course in Bayero University, Kano and must have scored an aggregate to be determined by the University before they are deemed eligible in subjects relevant to the programme applied for.

Prospective candidates must have obtained a minimum of Five (5) passes at Credit level in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE or Equivalent) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) or the National Examinations Council (NECO) in not more than two (2) sittings, including a pass at credit level in both English and Mathematics and other subjects relevant to the candidate’s chosen field of study. They would then be required to register and write a test (Post -UTME) which is conducted by the University.

Direct Entry

Applicants must also possess all the necessary ‘O’ Level requirements applicable to the regular full-time undergraduate admissions. This means that credit in English is compulsory for all courses applied, while Mathematics is necessary for science based courses and the social sciences. Holders of ‘A’ Level certificate would be required to submit their credentials for screening.

Part-time Degree

The general entry requirements for the Part-time degree programmes are OND (with merit), NCE, IJMB (with a minimum of 8 points), GCE ‘A’ Level (3 credits) and HND (Pass). In addition to the ‘A’ Level qualifications stated above, applicants must also possess all the necessary ‘O’ Level requirements applicable to the regular full time undergraduate admissions. This means that credit in English is compulsory for all courses applied, while Mathematics is necessary for science based courses and the social sciences.  Only candidates of twenty-five (25) years of age and above would be admitted. Candidates with only ‘O’ level results need not apply.

About BUK

The seed of Bayero University Kano was the Ahmadu Bello College set up in 1960, located within the School for Arabic Studies (SAS), in the old city of Kano. With the establishment of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1962, it was renamed Abdullahi Bayero College.

In 1964 it moved to a temporary site at the old Kano Airport Hotel, admitting its first set of ten undergraduate students for a B.A. degree programme of Ahmadu Bello University.

This first set graduated in 1966 but it continued as a faculty of ABU until 1980. Before then the temporary site had attracted hostile fire during the civil war and had to move to its permanent site (present old campus) in the vicinity of Kabuga and Dukawuya gates on the Kano-Gwarzo road.

The next phase of development occurred in 1975, when Abdullahi Bayero College was raised to the status of a University College with the right to award degrees on behalf of Ahmadu Bello University and was renamed Abdullahi Bayero University College, with its own Governing Council.

All University Colleges in the country were raised to the status of fullfledged universities in 1977 by the Federal Government and Abdullahi Bayero University College became Bayero University, Kano (BUK) (backed by the promulgation of BUK Decree no 79 of 1979).

Dr. Mahmud Tukur, the Principal of the University College became its pioneer Vice-Chancellor (1977-78) leading the team that laid the foundation and initiated the process that gave rise to the present permanent site and the shape of the university as we know it today.

The following had all been Vice Chancellors of Bayero University Kano after Dr. Mahmud Tukur: Prof. James O.C. Ezeilo (1978- 79), Prof. Ibrahim H. Umar (1979-86), Prof. Dandatti Abdulkadir (1986-91), Prof. M. S. Zahraddeen (1991-95), Prof. B.B. Dambatta (1995-99), Prof. Musa Abdullahi (1999-2004), Prof. Danjuma A. Maiwada (Acting VC, 2004- 05), and Prof. Attahiru M. Jega (2005-July 2010), Prof. A.A Rasheed (acting July-September 2010, confirmed September 2010 to date).

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