BUK PG Students Registration Guidelines 2020/2021 | Fresh & Old
Bayero University, Kano (BUK) School of Postgraduate Studies [BUK SPS] Screening, Issuance of Registration Number, Online Registration Guidelines and Procedures for Fresh and Returning Students for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

The Management of the Bayero University, Kano, BUK School of Postgraduate Studies [BUK SPS] wishes to inform all Fresh and Returning Students that the Online Registration Process for 2020/2021 Academic Session has commenced.

All Fresh and Returning Postgraduate students of the Bayero University, Kano are hereby informed that the registration process commencement date will soon be announced..

Management wishes to inform all students that PAYMENT of School Fees will commence same day with online registration

All other activities related to postgraduate registration will close on 30th January, 2022. Late Registration commences from 1st- 6th February 2022.

Students are advised to conclude all course registration activities before the closing date as complains relating to registration would not be entertained after the closing date

SEE ALSO: BUK Postgraduate Admission List 2020/2021.

BUK Postgraduate Screening & Issuance of Registration Number Documents Required.

All Candidates for Screening must present the following documents:
  1. Original and Photocopy of Admission Letter
  2. Online Printout (Application Form)
  3. Original and Photocopy of Credentials
  4. Original and Photocopy of evidence of payment of acceptance fee from the bank
  5. Medical Examination certificate from any Government Hospital
  6. 2 Passport Photographs
  7. Completed forms for Acceptance of Offer and Undertaking
  8. After online registration of courses, you should submit the following to your faculty (Programme) officer at the School of Postgraduate studies.
a. Course Registration Form (CFR)
b. Student Information Form (SIF)
c. Student Payment Invoice
d. Student Payment Receipt
e. Teller/Evidence of Payment (if payment made through online)

NB: Make sure you visit your Departmental Level Coordinator for list of approved courses before registering online.

BUK Postgraduate Registration Procedures 2020/2021

A. Authentication

All students whether fresh or returning need to authenticate their studentship before starting the registration process.

Fresh students need their (i) Admission letter serial number, (ii) Application Number and (iii) Registration Number for authentication. Fresh students are free to choose their password at the point of authentication. After successful authentication, a username is generated for a student.

Returning students need their (i) Registration Number, (ii) Last Session's Username and (iii) Last Session's Password for authentication. Returning students have a choice of changing their password at the point of authentication.

All passwords must be at least 6 characters long and are case-sensitive.

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B. Login

After successful authentication, students can use their respective username and password to login in order to start or continue with the registration process.

C. Registration Procedure

The registration procedure is as follows:

i) Profile Update: Students must first update their profile. Note that students are strongly advised to update their phone numbers and emails as they are used on their BUK Personalised Payment Form (BUKPPF).

ii) Student Information Form (S.I.F.): After profile update students can generate and download/print their Student Information Form (SIF).

iii) BUK Personalised Payment Form (BUKPPF): Students must generate, download and print a BUK Personalised Payment Form (BUKPPF). Registration fees are reflected on student's BUKPPF, to be paid using Remita e-Payments and e-Collection platform (click here for the payment procedure). Make sure you carefully read, understand and follow the payment procedure, as BUK will not be liable for any lost of funds as a result of incorrect data entry. Students must make sure that they entered ALL the information of the BUKPPF EXACTLY. Students must also ensure that
  • Name of MDA
  • Name of Service/Purpose
  • Description
  • Amount to Pay (₦)
  • Registration No.
  • Payer's Full Name
  • Payer's Email
  • Payer's Phone are captured exactly as they are written on the BUKPPF. 

Note that Payer (Payer's Full Name, Payer's Email, Payer's Phone) means the student, so even if the student is not the one making the payment (payment by proxy) make sure to use the student information. Any misinformation may lead to unnecessary delay in validating and processing of payment.

Payments are usually validated and processed within 24/48 hours of making payment. NOTE THAT ALL FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE AFTER PAYMENT

iv) Student Payment Receipt (S.P.R.): After payment is validated and processed, students must generated and download/print Student Payment Receipt (SPR) in order to continue with the registration.

v) Course Registration: After printing the SPR, a student can register his/her courses. Students are strongly advised to seek the guidance of their respective level coordinators on the courses they are supposed to register with any limitations and/or restrictions.

vi) Course Registration Form (C.R.F.): After course registration students must generate and download/print the Course Registration Form (CRF). The CRF contains the details of the registered courses.

vii) Registration Acknowledgement Slip (R.A.S.): After printing the CRF, students can print the Registration Acknowledgement Slip (RAS) to acknowledge that they have successfully completed their registration process. Students can logout and continue the registration at a later time.

To begin Registration kindly visit the BUK Postgraduate Registration Portal here.


6th February, 2022.