BUK 2023/2024 Direct Entry Screening: Complete Guide for Applicants

BUK 2023/2024 Direct Entry Screening Complete Guide for Applicants

Are you a Direct Entry candidate aiming for admission into Bayero University, Kano (BUK) for the 2023 /2024 academic session ? BUK has announced its Online Screening exercise, crucial for all prospective students. If BUK is your first choice and you’ve applied through JAMB, this is your essential guide to navigating the screening process, uploading O’ Level results, and ensuring your application is complete . Ready to take the next step in your academic journey ?

Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has officially opened its Direct Entry Screening process for the 2023/2024 academic session. This announcement is crucial for all candidates who have applied for Direct Entry admission into.BUK and selected the university as their first choice.

Key Information on BUK Direct Entry Screening

  • Screening Schedule and Acknowledgement Slip Screening Period: The online screening exercise is scheduled to take place from Monday, 20 November 2023, to Sunday, 7 January 2024.
  • Acknowledgement Slip Printing : Candidates can print their acknowledgement slips until midnight of Sunday, 14th January 2024.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Candidates: Only applicants who applied through JAMB for Direct Entry admissions and chose Bayero University as their first choice are eligible for the screening.
  • Eligible Direct Entry applicants must have possessed one of the following to qualify for admissions:


1.NDAcceptable into All faculties Excluding MBBS and DentistryMinimum Of Upper Credit
2.ONDAcceptable into Faculty Of Law OnlyMinimum Of Upper Credit
3.HNDAcceptable into All Faculties Excluding MBBS, Dentistry and Allied Health SciencesMinimum of Lower Credit
4.NCEAcceptable into Faculty Of Arts, Islamic Studies, Life, Education, Physical And AgricultureMinimum of 9 Points in the Teaching of Subject Minus Education into Faculties Of Life, Physical. For Arts and Humanities Minimum of 10 Points in the Teaching Subject include Education
5.IJMB/GCE “A” LevelAcceptable into All Faculties Excluding EducationMinimum of 9 Points into Faculties of Life, Physical, Arts, Agriculture And Science And Technology Education Department. For Arts And Humanities Minimum Of 10 Points

Application Process and Requirements

Uploading O’ Level Results

  • Uploading Results: Candidates must visit any JAMB Office or Accredited CBT Centre nearest to them to upload their ‘O’ Level results (WAEC, NECO , etc.) on the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS).
  • False Information Penalty: Providing false information will result in disqualification. A maximum of two different ‘O’ Level examination results is allowed.

Specific Eligibility Notes

  • Acceptable ‘O’ Level Results: All nationally approved ‘O’ level results, including WAEC, NECO, NABTEB, and NBAIS, are acceptable, with the exception that NBAIS is only acceptable for B.A. Arabic, B.A. Islamic Studies, and B.A. Sharia in the Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies. NABTEB is not acceptable for courses in the College of Health Sciences.

Step-by-Step Registration for BUK Direct Entry Screening

Registration and Payment

  • Registration Window: Payment and registration will be open from Monday, 20 November 2023 to Sunday, 07 January 2024.
  • Application Link: Access the direct application at BUK Direct Entry Screening.
  • Payment Invoice: After logging in, a personalised payment invoice will be sent to your email. This should be printed and taken to any bank nationwide to make a non-refundable payment of N2,000.00 (Two Thousand Naira Only).

Completing the Screening

  • Personal Data and Results Verification: After payment, complete the screening process on the BUK website by filling in your personal data and results verification forms.
  • Online Screening Acknowledgement Slip: An auto-generated acknowledgement slip will be sent to your email. Print and keep it safe as it is essential for admission letter collection and registration.

Additional Support

For Inquiries and Assistance Contact Email: For any inquiries or difficulties, candidates can write to .


The BUK Direct Entry Screening process is a critical step for candidates aiming to join Bayero University, Kano. Applicants are advised to follow the guidelines carefully and ensure that all submissions are accurate and within the stipulated timelines.

For further information and updates, keep an eye on BUK’s official channels. Best wishes to all candidates as they complete their screening process for entry into Bayero University.


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