Bayero University Kano (BUK) Cut Off Mark

The newly released Bayero University Kano (BUK) cut off mark for this year’s academic section with be discussed here by the team of Administrators. Therefore, Prospective Student of BUK should read this post till the end to know their area of focus and limit while preparing for Post UTME screening exercise. Also check FUTMINNA Cut Off Mark.

About Bayero University, Kano

BUK is the first University built in Kano State, Nigerian. It was established in 1975 as a renamed Bayero University College, and upgraded from a University College to a University. While as college it was called Ahmedu Bello College, named after Sir Ahmedu Ibrahim Bello. It was founded in January 1960 by the Northern Nigeria Ministry of Education headed by Isa Kaita to prepare Senior Secondary Certificate holders for G.C.E. and A-level in Arabic, Hausa, Islamic History, Islamic Studies, and English Literature and has undergone some educational shifting and process, gaining its name from Bayero College to Bayero University Kano, Kano State.

What is Departmental Cut Off Marks?

The department cut off marks are agreed upon scores set by the school’s academic board to be used as a major factor that determine admission or prospective students qualification in the department of their choice. Doing this requires the school to go above the general cut off marks stated by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) depending on the department in line with the course of study.

BUK General Cut off mark

The Bayero University Kano cut off mark is 180, meaning that candidate must score 180 or above to qualify for admission into the institution.

BUK Departmental cut off marks

Courses under the Faculty of Allied Health Science have the cut off of 200 and above, this inclues:

  • Medical laboratory science
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography
  • Optometry

Courses under the Faculty of Basic Medical Science at BUK have 180 as their cut off mark, this includes:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry

Courses under the Faculty of Clinical Science at BUK have 220 as cut off point, this includes:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Chemistry pathology
  • Clinical pharmacology
  • Community medicine
  • Hernatology
  • Medical Microbiology and parasitology
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gymnecology
  • Opthalmology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric
  • Surgery

Courses under the Faculty of Dentistry at BUK have 200 as their cut off mark, this include:

  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Oral Diagnostic surgery
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Child Dental health
  • Craniofacial Orthodontic

Faculty of Agriculture (180 and above):

  • Agricultural Economic and Extention
  • Agronomy
  • Animal science
  • Crop protection
  • Soil science

Facuty of art and Islamic studies (180 and above) this includes:

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Foreign language
  • History
  • Islamic studies and Sharia
  • Linguistics
  • Nigerian language
  • Theatre and film studies

Faculty of health and environmental studies(180 and above) this includes:

  • Architecture
  • Environmental management
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Urban and regional planning

Faculty of computer science and information Technology (180 and above), this includes:

  • Computer science
  • Information technology
  • Software engineering

Facaulty of Education (180 and above) this includes:

  • Adult education
  • Education
  • Library and information science
  • Physical and health education
  • Science and technology education
  • Special education

Facaulty of Engineering (180 and above), this includes:

  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Mechatronics engineering
  • Chemical and petroleum engineering

Facaulty of law (200 and above) this includes:

  • Private and commercial law
  • Public law
  • Islamic law

Facaulty of science( 180 and above) this includes:

  • Biological sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Mechanical science
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology

Facaulty of social and management science (190 and above) this includes:

  • Accounting
  • Banking and finance
  • Business administration
  • Economic
  • Mass communication
  • Political science
  • Sociology

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