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IBBU Postgraduate Form 2018/2019 Admission is Finally Out

IBBU Postgraduate Form 2018/2019 Session Admission is Out.

This is to inform the general public that the online sale of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Postgraduate Application Forms for the 2018/2019 Academic Session has commenced.


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


Candidates are advised to read the specify entry requirements on the Advert:

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.


  1. 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. Please note the following information:
  2. The cost of each application form is N15, 000.00 only.  And Bank charges of  N300 only
  3. The phone numbers and e-mail addresses of the applicant should reflect in the online application form
  4. The phone numbers and e-mail addresses of the applicant’s referees should be included in the online application form
  5. 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
  6. The Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Management and the MBA programmes will have their lectures at Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Suleja Campus.

SCREENING DETAILS: All candidates are to be subjected to an eligibility test on Thursday 26th July, 2018. Venue IBB 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.

The duration for the sale of application forms and submission is from 5th June to  9th July 2018.

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