Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (ATBU) Bauchi Postgraduate Application Forms Now on Sale for 2021/2022 Academic Session

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU Postgraduate Admission Form for the 2021/2022 academic session is now on sale. See how to apply below;

WE are using this medium to inform the general public and all interested qualified candidates that admission into full-time and part-time Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Masters and Ph.D. degree programmes of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (ATBU) Bauchi for the 2021/2022 academic session is now ongoing.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various full-time and part-time Postgraduate degree programmes of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi for the 2021/2022 academic session.

The Postgraduate Programmes are available in Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Master of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Tech. Education (M.Tech. Ed), Master of Engineering (M.Eng.), Master of Technology (M.Tech.), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Health Management (MHM), Master of Accounting and Finance (MAFS), Master of Entrepreneur and Business Development (MEBD) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) levels.

See also: AKSU Postgraduate Admission Form

ATBU PG Admission Requirements

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
    • All candidates must meet the matriculation requirements including a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics at the O’ level. i.e, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB.
    • Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized Universities with at least Third Class Honours Degree.
    • HND holders with a minimum of Lower Credit from recognized institutions.
    • Holders of any other qualifications together with relevant field experience as deemed acceptable to the University.
  2. Masters Degree
    • All candidates must meet the matriculation requirements including a credit in English Language and Mathematics at the O’ level. i.e, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB.
    • Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University who have obtained the approved first degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division).
    • Candidates with approved University Honours Degree (CGPA of 3.00 and above on a scale of 5.00 point) or CGPA of 2.40 – 2.99 inclusive plus three years post-graduation.
    • Candidates with Third Class honors degree plus five years post-graduation.
    • Appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized Universities with at least a pass at credit level.
    • Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with an average of C or above
    • Candidates who possess a Higher National Diploma with at least a credit pass from recognized institutions and at least a pass at credit level of Postgraduate Diploma of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in the relevant areas.
    • Candidates may be required to sit for a qualifying examination either before approval of registration or at an appropriate stage of their course work or research.
  3. Master of Philosophy (M. Phil) and Masters by Research Degrees
    • Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University or other recognized Institutions who have obtained the approved first degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
    • A good Second Class Honours Degree plus a considerable relevant industrial experience.
  4. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree
    • All candidates must meet the matriculation requirements including a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics at the O’ level. i.e, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB.
    • Graduates of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University who hold Masters Degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study
    • Graduates of other recognized Universities who hold Masters Degrees with a CGPA of at least 3.50 on a scale of 5.00
    • Candidates for the Ph.D. programmes may be required to pass a qualifying examination and/or undergo a probationary period not exceeding 12 calendar months.

ATBU PG Programmes Duration

PG PROGRAMME/DURATION IN MONTHS FULL-TIME
Minimum Maximum
Post Graduate Diploma 12 24
Master Degree 18 36
Doctorate Degree 24 60
PG PROGRAMME/DURATION IN MONTHS PART-TIME
Minimum Maximum
Post Graduate Diploma NIL NIL
Master Degree NIL NIL
Doctorate Degree 36 84

*Note that the duration for Engineering Postgraduate Diploma courses is a minimum of 24 months and a maximum of 48 months.

How to Apply for ATBU Postgraduate Admission

The ATBU Postgraduate Application forms are to be completed online from Wednesday, 1st September 2021. Applicants are expected to submit their application forms online together with scanned copies of their credentials.

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Applicants should;

  • Ensure that only valid and functional email addresses and phone numbers should be used as further correspondence will be through these channels.
  • Ensure that the online form is carefully and correctly completed as corrections on personal information or change of course after completion of online application and submission will attract a fee.
  • It is mandatory for Applicants to make an arrangement with their previous institutions to forward a hard copy of their Transcript to the Head of the Department of their proposed Programmes. No candidate will be considered for admission without a valid transcript.
  • applicants must upload a Pre-proposal or Synopsis and ensure a hard copy is sent by post to the I lead of the Department of your proposed programme.
  • Applicants without NYSC Discharge or exemption certificate need NOT apply.
  • Candidates applying for admission in Professional Master degree programmes are expected to sit for screening tests at dates to be announced by faculty.

ATBU Postgraduate Form Closing Date

The closing date for the sale and submission of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (PGD, Masters, and Ph.D.) application form is Tuesday 30th November 2021.

*Note* Successful applicants will be notified either by SMS or E-mail.

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11 thoughts on “Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (ATBU) Bauchi Postgraduate Application Forms Now on Sale for 2021/2022 Academic Session”

    • Saw that also, there is no way to download a payment invoice. So am assuming you will go to the designated bank, pay the fee (N5,000), then you will be given the PIN and Receipt No.

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  1. I did my PGD mgt at atbu in 1998/99 session but have not collected my result due to my job hazard-army. Now l want to do my masters in atbu. Pls sir, how do l go about it especially on getting the transcript in order to get admission. Thanks

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