FUBK 2015/2016 Post UTME form is now available and the details of the press release are specified in this article.
The Federal Government of Nigeria under the leadership of Mr. President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR), had conceived the idea that each of the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory ought to have a Federal University. In line with that, twelve new Federal Universities were to be established in those states that did not have Federal Universities. On 16th February, 2011 nine new Federal Universities were established.
The establishment of the remaining three Universities was, however, deferred until 18th February, 2013 when Mr. President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR) announced the establishment of Federal University, Birnin Kebbi alongside those of Gusau and Gashua. Professor Lawal Sulaimaan Bilbis, a Professor of Biochemistry and former Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic at the Usman Danfodiyo University Sokoto was appointed as the Pioneer Vice Chancellor of the University while Ibrahim Abubakar Mungadi was appointed as the Registrar.
The Federal University Birnin Kebbi is located in Birnin Kebbi, the capital city of Kebbi State in the North-West Geo-Political Zone of Nigeria. The permanent site of the University is located 12 kilometers South-West of Birnin Kebbi and precisely 4KM along Kalgo – Bunza Road. The University’s take-off site, on the other hand, is located along Birnin Kebbi – Jega Road about 8 kilo meters South-West of Birnin Kebbi.
COMMENCEMENT OF ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
The National Universities Commission has approved the commencement of Academic Activities in the University with effect from the 2014/2015 Academic Session. Two take-off Faculties are currently in operation. These are Faculty of Arts, Social and Management Sciences and Faculty of Science.
As the name denotes, the Federal Government of Nigeria is the sole proprietor of the Federal University Birnin Kebbi, while his Excellency, the President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is the Visitor to the University.
The striking features in the logo of the Federal University Birnin Kebbi are the open book and a pen closed in an incomplete bell-like dome with the name, location and date of establishment of the University inscribed around it. The motto of the University is inscribed at the bottom of the logo. The open book and pen denote knowledge and scholarship, which are the primary objectives of the University. The incomplete bell-like dome represents the traditional symbol of Northern Nigeria, the location of the University.
MOTTO The Motto of Federal University Birnin Kebbi is ‘In Pursuit of Excellence’. The Federal University Birnin Kebbi shall make excellence its guiding principles and the pursuit of same manifest in all its activities.
The colors of the Federal University Birnin Kebbi are blue, green and white. The blue color represents the abundant water resources in the environment typified by River Rima along which Birnin Kebbi is located. The green color depicts Agriculture which is the main occupation of the local people; and the white color in which the pen and the book are inscribed denotes the peaceful nature of the environment in which the University is sited.
FUBK 2015/2016 Post UTME Form Information
Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK) 2015/2016 Post UTME screening form for all UTME admission-seeking candidates is now available as 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 the school’s management and authorities, the process of registering candidates for 2015/2016 Post UTME Screening Exercise registration has commenced in the Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK). The details of the registration, cut off mark have been released likewise.
FUBK 2015/2016 Post UTME Application Procedures, Venues and Dates
The Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK) invites candidates who chose the University as their first choice (i.e. most preferred Institution) in the 2015 JAMB UTME to apply for the Post UTME Screening Exercise.
FOR UTME Only candidates who chose the University and have scored 180 points and above are eligible to attend the exercise.
FOR DIRECT ENTRY Only candidates who chose the University and have minimum qualification of Lower Credit at Diploma from recognized institutions or 6 points at NCE/IJMB or equivalent qualifications are eligible to attend the exercise.
HOW TO APPLY FOR FUBK POST UTME
Candidates are to generate a Payment Invoice and take the payment Invoice to any of the branches of First Bank and UBA to make a payment of two thousand naira (N 2,000) only. Payment can be made in any of the branches of these banks nationwide. To generate the invoice, visit the website (putme.fubk.edu.ng) and click on the “GENERATE INVOICE” icon.
After payment at the bank, you shall be issued a receipt. If no receipt is issued to you, do not bother, the TRANSACTION ID on your invoice is enough to get you going.
Visit the website (putme.fubk.edu.ng) again and click on the ‘LOGIN’ icon to fill registration form and click on “Complete Application” button to complete the process. The size of the passport to be uploaded must not be more than 100KB of JPEG format.
Print the completed registration page and come along with it to the examination venue.
SCREENING DATE & DETAILS
The Post-UTME is scheduled to hold from Thursday, 17th September, to Saturday, 19th September, 2015. Time: 10.00 a.m. daily. Venue: University Take-off Site, opposite KARDA, along Birnin Kebbi Jega Road.
ALL CANDIDATES MUST BRING THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS TO THE SCREENING VENUE WHERE AVAILABLE/APPLICABLE:
1. Evidence of payment of two thousand naira (N 2,000) only, into the University account with either First Bank of Nigeria Plc. or United Bank for Africa Plc.
2. The following Certificates (both originals and photocopies of each): i. First School Leaving Certificate ii. O-level certificates (GCE/WASC/SSCE) iii. Higher institution certificates (ND/NCE etc.) iv. Birth certificate/Declaration of Age v. State of origin/LGA certificate
3. One passport size photograph
4. Original UTME result slip and photocopy of same
5. Original DE JAMB slip (for Direct Entry candidates) and photocopy of same.
CLOSING DATE & DEADLINE
Application ends Wednesday, 16th September, 2015 at 12:30 p.m.
PROCEDURE ON ARRIVAL AT THE SCREENING VENUE:
1. Candidate are to report to classroom 108 (CRM 108) at the University take-off site with the above mentioned documents for pre screening registration where they will be issued a Tag indicating their serial number in the waiting queue of their proposed departments.
2. There after the candidates shall proceed to designated venue for the PUTME screening.