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Bayero University Kano (BUK)


About BUK

Bayero University Kano (BUK) is a university situated in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1977, when it was renamed from Bayero University College and upgraded from university college to university. Bayero University initially bore the name Ahmadu Bello College, the college was named after Premier of Northern Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello.

It was founded in January 1960 by the Northern Nigeria Ministry of Education headed by Isa Kaita to prepare senior secondary certificate holders for G.C.E. and A-level in Arabic, Hausa, Islamic History, Islamic studies and English Literature. Upon the establishment of Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Kaduna State, Ahmadu Bello College was renamed to Abdullahi Bayero College, after Abdullahi Bayero, Emir of Kano and soon thereafter it became a faculty of the new university.

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The following are latest updates from the Bayero University Kano (BUK):

BUK 300L Student Emerges NANS New President

September 5, 2022 - The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) conducted its national election to elect new sets of leaders as the tenure of the incumbent president, Sunday Asefon and other executive members elapses. The election which was held in Abuja on S ...

BUK Gets NUC’s Accreditation for 6 Postgraduate Programmes

May 9, 2022 - The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation status to six (6) Postgraduate Programmes of Bayero University, Kano hosted at the two Africa Centres of Excellence, Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA) and Africa Centre of E ...

BUK Postgraduate Admission List, 2020/2021 Session | 1st, 2nd, Addendum, 3rd, 4th Batch

January 28, 2022 - Bayero University Kano, BUK postgraduate admission list is out. See how to check BUK postgraduate admission list below. This is to inform all the Postgraduate aspirants of Bayero University Kano (BUK) that the management of the university has release ...

BUK Announces Documentation Exercise for Newly Admitted Students

January 8, 2022 - Authorities of the Bayero University, Kano (BUK) have announced a compulsory documentation exercise for all the newly admitted students in the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 academic sessions. See details below. This is to inform all admitted candidates in ...

Phone Snatchers Stab BUK Graduate to Death

December 29, 2021 - Suleiman Bala, a graduate from the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Bayero University Kano (BUK), was stabbed to death on Tuesday night, December 28 by suspected phone snatchers. One Sheikh Sheikh, who confirmed the incident said it happened alon ...

BUK Postgraduate Registration Procedures for 2020/2021 Session (UPDATED)

December 27, 2021 - BUK Postgraduate Registration Procedures: The management of Bayero University, Kano has opened the Postgraduate registration portal for new and returning students of the university for the 2020/2021 session. LATEST UPDATE: This is to announce to the ...

BUK Postgraduate Admission Announced, 2020/2021 Session (UPDATED)

December 27, 2021 - Bayero University Kano (BUK) Postgraduate Admission Details LATEST UPDATE: This is to inform members of the University community and the general public that the portal for 2020/2021 postgraduate application for admission will close on 2nd January 202 ...

BUK Admission List, 2021/2022: Check Your Admission Status | 1st, 2nd Supplementary I and II Batch

December 7, 2021 - BUK Admission List has been released for the 2020/2021 academic session. If you participated in the BUK Post UTME screening exercise or you know someone that did, see how to check your admission status below. ...

BUK Post UTME Screening Announced for 2021/2022 Session (UPDATED)

November 10, 2021 - BUK 2021/2022 Post UTME Form and Screening Information LATEST UPDATE:  This is to inform candidates who are still interested in obtaining the Bayero University Kano Post-UTME form that the management has Re-open the portal for Registration. The port ...

BUK Part-time Registration Procedure for New and Returning Students, 2019/2020 (UPDATED)

October 21, 2021 - BUK Part-time Registration: Bayero University Management wishes to inform fresh students that ALL activities related to part-time undergraduate registration will close on Friday, 26th of November 2021. Students are advised to conclude all course re ...