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IBBU Postgraduate Admission Announced for 2021/2022 Session

IBBU Postgraduate Admission Details for 2021/2022 Session

This is to inform the general public that 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 purchase, filling and submission of the online forms. Please note the following information:

1. The cost of each application form is N20, 300.00 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 address 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

IBBU Postgraduate Admission Requirements



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

▪ 5 O’ Level Credit passes including English Language and Mathematics

▪ Any other qualification 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 institutions.

▪ NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate/letter.

5 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.

▪ Minimum duration of the Masters degree is 18 months.

▪ The PGD Management and MBA programmes will hold their lectures at IBB University Suleja Campus( Field Base)

3. Ph.D. Degree Programmes (applicants must possess):

Candidates seeking admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 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 Ph.D. degree programme, a candidate must have a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent of 60% in Master’s (M.A.,M.Sc and M Ed) degree result. Candidates who graduated with 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. programme provided they have obtained M.Sc. degrees in relevant fields. A Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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

How to Apply IBBU Postgraduate Admission Form


About IBBU Lapai

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai(IBBUL) is a modern, outward-looking institution, committed to engaging with the major issues of our times. A leading multidisciplinary university, IBBUL today is a true academic powerhouse. The University was established by the Niger State University Law of 2005 and commenced academic activities during the 2005/2006 academic session.

We have a national reach and global vision. A good number of IBBU students come from within and outside Niger State, attracted from all over the country and even neigbouring countries. Much of the energy of IBBUL’s life comes from our students, who are clever, curious about the world and passionate about making a difference.

Student life here is challenging. We provide opportunity and leadership in teaching and research, entrepreneurship, volunteering and general study. We admit excellent students – from all backgrounds – and we work with them to develop and excel.

At IBBUL, our research strategy commits us to addressing Nigerian educational Challenges, by working together right across the University in order to tackle the problems that face us today – in national and global health, sustainable cities, intercultural understanding, and human wellbeing. We believe in undertaking fundamental research and in applying its findings.


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