IBBU Postgraduate Admission Form Is Out For 2018/2019 Session

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, (IBBU) Announce The Release Of Postgraduate Admission Form For 2018/2019 Academic Session.All interested candidates should Apply, More details Below:


We are using ths medium to inform the public and especially all interested candidates that the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State, has release the online Postgraduate Application Forms for the 2018/2019 Academic Session, Candidates can now purchase their Application Form.

Available Postgraduate Programmes, Faculty & Department

Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension Services


1 PGD. Agricultural Economics

2 M.Sc.- Agricultural Economics

3 PhD – Agricultural Economics

Department of Animal Production

1 PGD – Animal Production

2 M.Sc – Animal Production

Areas of Specialization

Monogastric Nutrition
Animal Physiology
Animal Products & Processing
Ruminant Nutrition
Department of Crop Production

1 PGD. –Crop Production

2 M. Sc – Crop Production

Options available

Plant Pathology
Soil Science
Weed Science
Faculty of Education And Arts

Department of Counseling Psychology

M.Ed.-Guidance and Counseling

Department of Continuing Education and Community Development

M.Ed and PhD in Adult Education

Available specializations:

Adult and Non-Formal Education
Rural and Community Development
Gender Education
Industrial Education
Entrepreneurial Adult Education
Communication Arts in Adult Education
Department of Human Kinetics & Health Education

M.Sc. Human Kinetics & Health Education

Available options:

Exercise Physiology.
Health Education.
Sports Psychology.
Sports Administration and Planning
Faculty of Languages And Communication Studies

Department of Arabic

M.A – Arabic Language
M. A – Arabic Literature
Department of English

PGD in English
M.A & PhD,.- English
M.A.& PhD. – Literature
Faculty of Natural Sciences

Department of Biochemistry

PGD – Biochemistry
M.Sc. Biochemistry
PhD – Biochemistry
Options available

Nutritional Biochemistry.
Biochemical Toxicology.
Medical Biochemistry & Chemical Pathology.
Molecular Biology & Biotechnology.
Environmental Biochemistry
Pharmacological Biochemistry
Department of Biology

PDG – Environmental Biology
M.Sc. –Biology (options in the following areas)
Hydrobiology and Fisheries
Environmental Biology
Mycology/Plant Pathology

Department of Geography

1 PGD. –Water Resources & Environmental Management

2 M.Sc.- Water Resources & Environmental Management

Department of Physics

PGD – Physics
M.Sc. Physics – (options in the following areas)
Applied Geophysics
Solid State Physics
Radiations and Health/Nuclear Physics
Theoretical Physics
Energy Studies

Faculty of Management And Social Sciences

Department of Business Administration

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Management
MBA with options in
Business Accounting & Finance
Islamic Finance
Entrepreneurial Development

Insurance & Actuarial Science
Human Resource Management
vii.Auditing & Public Sector Accounting

viii.Public Finance Management

The PGD Management and MBA programmes will hold their lectures at IBB University Suleja Campus

Department of Political Science

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy & Administration (PGDPPA)
M.Sc.- Political Science
Master in Public Policy & Administration (MPPA)
Master in International Studies & Diplomacy (MISD)
Department of Sociology M.Sc Sociology

(Areas of Specialization)

Medical Sociology
Industrial Sociology
Sociology of Education
Development Studies
Admission Requirements

Important Information For Candidates, Endeavour to read the specify entry requirements on the Advert:

All 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
Master’s Programmes, Applicant must possess:
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division honours from recognized institutions
NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate/letter
5 O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics
Candidates for English Language and Literature must possess credit in O’Level Literature
Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s degree or HND (Upper Credit) who in addition, possess a Postgraduate diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 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
Ph.D. Degree Programmes
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 4.00 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent of 60% in Master’s (M.A/M.Sc) degree result. Candidates who graduated with CGPA of 3.50-3.99 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 are not eligible for the Ph.D programme except they obtained M.Sc degrees in relevant fields. A P.hD. 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 Ph.D. programme.

Method Of Application For IBBU Postgraduate Diploma

All interested applicants should visit the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai website portal portals.ibbul.edu.ng/mds/ pgapp for available courses, requirements, details of purchase, filling and submission of the online forms.

Applicants Are To Read The Information Below Carefully:

The cost of each application form is Fifteen Thousand Naira Only (N15,000) with a Bank charges of Three Hundred Naira Only (N300).
Sales of application forms and submission starts from 5th June and ends on 9th July 2018
Applicants phone numbers and e-mail addresses should reflect in the online application form
Also the phone numbers and e-mail addresses of the applicant’s referees should be included in the online application form
Please ensure that you have 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 a credit in Literature at O’Level
The Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Management and the MBA programmes will have their lectures at Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Suleja Campus.

Finally take note that all candidates will be writing an eligibility test on Thursday 26th July, 2018. Venue IBBU University Lapai

All correspondence should be addressed to:
The Secretary,
School of Postgraduate Studies,
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
P.M.B. 11, Lapai, Niger State, Nigeria

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