• Ibbu Postgraduate Form 2020/2021 Session Released.

    This is to inform the general public that the online sale of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Postgraduate Application Forms for the 2020/2021 Academic Session has commenced.

    Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University IBBU


    Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension Services
    1 PGD – Agricultural Economics
    2 M.Sc. & PhD in Agricultural Economics
    Department of Animal Production
    1 PGD – Animal Production
    2 M.Sc – Animal Production
    Areas of Specialization
    a. Monogastric Nutrition
    b. Animal Physiology
    c. Animal Products & Processing
    d. Ruminant Nutrition
    Department of Crop Production
    1 PGD –Crop Production
    2 M.Sc – Crop Production
    Options available
    a. Agronomy
    b. Plant Pathology
    c. Entomology
    d. Soil Science
    e. Weed Science

    Department of Counselling Psychology
    1. M.Ed. & PhD – Guidance and Counseling
    2. M.Ed. & PhD – Educational Psychology

    Department of Continuing Education and Community Development
    1. PGD in Education (PGDE)
    2. M.Ed. & PhD in Adult Education
    Available specializations:
    a. Adult and Non-Formal Education
    b. Rural and Community Development
    c. Gender Education
    d. Industrial Education
    e. Entrepreneurial Adult Education
    f. Communication Arts in Adult Education
    Department of Human Kinetics & Health Education
    M.Sc. Human Kinetics & Health Education
    Available options:
    a. Exercise Physiology.
    b. Health Education.
    c. Sports Psychology.
    d. Sports Administration and Planning
    Department of History & International studies
    M.A History and International Studies

    Department of Arabic
    1. PGD Arabic
    2. M.A – Arabic Language
    3. M.A – Arabic Literature
    Department of English
    1. M.A & PhD English
    2. M.A & PhD. – Literature in English

    Department of Biochemistry
    1. PGD – Biochemistry
    2. M.Sc. & PhD – Biochemistry
    Options available
    a. Nutritional Biochemistry
    b. Biochemical Toxicology
    c. Medical Biochemistry & Chemical Pathology
    d. Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
    e. Environmental Biochemistry
    f. Pharmacological Biochemistry
    Department of Biology
    1. PGD – Environmental Biology
    2. M.Sc. –Biology (options in the following areas)
    a. Hydrobiology and Fisheries
    b. Environmental Biology
    c. Genetics
    d. Parasitology
    e. Mycology/Plant Pathology
    Department of Computer Science
    PGD in Computer Science
    PGD in Information & Communication Technology
    M.Sc. Computer Science
    Department of Geography
    1 PGD –Water Resources & Environmental Management
    2 M.Sc. & PhD – Water Resources & Environmental Management
    Department of Geology
    1. PGD GeoResources
    2. M.Sc. Geology (Solid Minerals Development)
    3. M.Sc. Geology (Oil & Gas Upstream)
    Department of Mathematics
    1. PGD in Mathematics
    2. M.Sc. Mathematics

    Department of Microbiology
    1. M.Sc. Microbiology
    Department of Physics
    1. PGD – Physics
    2. M.Sc. Physics – (options in the following areas)
    a. Applied Geophysics
    b. Solid State Physics
    c. Radiations and Health/Nuclear Physics
    d. Energy Studies

    Department of Accounting
    1. M.Sc. Accounting
    Department of Business Administration
    1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Management
    2. M.Sc. Business Administration
    3. MBA with options in
    i. Business Accounting & Finance
    ii. Islamic Finance
    iii. Entrepreneurial Development
    iv. Insurance & Actuarial Science
    v. Marketing
    vi. Human Resource Management
    vii. Auditing & Public Sector Accounting
    viii. Public Finance Management
    Department of Economics
    1. PGD in Finance & Administration (PGDFA)
    2. PGD in Health & Environmental Economics (PGDHEE)
    3. Master in Financial Economics (MFE)
    4. M.Sc. Economics

    Department of Political Science
    1. PGD in Public Policy & Administration (PGDPPA)
    2. PGD in Development Studies (PGDDS)
    3. Master in Public Policy & Administration (MPPA)
    4. Master in International Studies & Diplomacy (MISD)
    5. Masters of Art (M.A) Peace, Conflict and Security Studies (M.A-PCSS)
    6. Masters of Art (M.A) Electoral Policy and Administration (M.A-EPA)
    7. M.Sc. & PhD in Political Science
    Department of Public Administration
    1. PGD Public Administration (PGDPA)
    2. Master in Public Administration (MPA)
    3. M.Sc. Public Administration
    Department of Sociology
    1. M.Sc. Sociology
    (Areas of Specialization)
    a. Medical Sociology
    b. Industrial Sociology
    c. Sociology of Education
    d. Criminology
    e. Development Studies
    f. Demography


    Candidates are advised to read the specified entry requirements on the Advert:
    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 that is 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 recognised 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 Master’s degree is 18 months.
    ▪ The PGD Management and MBA programmes will hold their lectures at IBB University Suleja Campus.
    3. PhD Degree Programmes (applicants must possess)
    Candidates seeking admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 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 PhD 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 PhD programme except they have obtained M.Sc. degrees in relevant fields. A PhD 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 PhD studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the PhD programme.


    1. All interested applicants should visit the IBBU PG school portal via; ibbu.edu.ng/pgapp for details of the available courses, requirements, details of the purchase, filling and submission of the online forms.
    2. The cost of each application form is N20,300.00 only.
    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.


    All candidates are to present themselves for physical screening on a date to be announced soon.

    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.


    Sale of application forms and submission ends on 28th February 2021.

    Best of luck To You all…
    CampusPortalNG Team


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