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ATBU Postgraduate Admission Form

APPLY FOR ATBU POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME – 2018/2019 SESSION.

The management of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) has announced admission into its School of Post Graduate Studies for 2019/2020 academic session in the following programs Post Graduate Diploma(PGD), Masters and PhD.

ATBU POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The following are eligible to apply for admission into the various postgraduate programmes of the University:

Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized Universities with at least Second Class Honours Degree.

Holders of any other qualifications together with relevant field experience as deemed acceptable to the University.

A. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA [PGD]
Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized Universities with at least Second Class Honours Degree.
Holders of any other qualifications together with relevant field experience as deemed acceptable to the University.

B. MASTER DEGREE
Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University who have obtained the approved first degree with at least Second Class Hon ours or its equivalent; or candidates with University Honours Degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized Universities with at least a credit level pass.
Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with an average of C or above
Candidates who possess Higher National Diploma with at least a credit pass from recognized institutions and at least a credit pass of Postgraduate Diploma of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in the relevant areas.
Candidates may be required to sit for a qualifying examination either before approval of registration or at an appropriate stage of their course work or research.

C. MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY [M. PHIL] AND MASTERS BY RESEARCH DEGREES
Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized Institutions who have obtained the approved first degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
A good Second Class Honours Degree plus a considerable relevant industrial experience.

D. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY [PHD] DEGREE
Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University who hold Masters Degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study.
Graduates of other recognized Universities who hold higher degrees considered by the University to be equivalent to 9 (d) (i).
Candidates for the PhD programme may be required to pass a qualifying examination and/or undergo a probationary period not exceeding 12 calendar months.

 

ATBU Postgraduate Programmes Duration.

PG PROGRAMME/DURATION IN MONTHS FULL TIME
Minimum Maximum
Post Graduate Diploma 12 24
Master Degree 18 36
Doctorate Degree 24 60
PG PROGRAMME/DURATION IN MONTHS PART TIME
Minimum Maximum
Post Graduate Diploma NIL NIL
Master Degree NIL NIL
Doctorate Degree 36 84

*Note that the duration for Engineering Postgraduate Diploma courses is minimum of 24 months and maximum of 48 months.

HOW TO APPLY FOR ATBU POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME

Applicants are expected to submit their application forms online together with scanned copies of their credentials. It is mandatory for Applicants to make arrangement with their previous institutions to forward a copy of their Transcript to the Secretary, Postgraduate School, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.

Applicants for admission into postgraduate programmes should follow the following method of application:

  • Interested applicants can obtain the application forms at our Online Portal, on payment of a non-refundable fee of  (₦10,000.00) using either Card or visiting any Remita approved Bank. Completed application forms (can be downloaded from the portal), together with copies of relevant certificates, should be uploaded back to the portal.  It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that the 3 referee forms are uploaded to the portal and his/her former institution send the confidential reports and academic transcripts respectively directly to the Secretary, Postgraduate School.  The Postgraduate School will then forward the transcripts of each candidate to the Dean of the relevant faculties for consideration and recommendation to the Board of Postgraduate School.

Submission of Application Forms and Closing Date.

All applications will close on Thursday, 11th July 2019. Successful applicants will be notified either by E-mail or SMS.

WARNING: Do not make payment to any person or agents, you are adviced to generate data and make your payment via the school portal.

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