How to Gain Admission into BUK Faculty of Law


How To Gain Admission into BUK Faculty of Law … In this article, we will be showing you, the Bayero University Kano Law admission requirements. This consist of the ‘O’ Level Subject Combination for Law, JAMB combination for Law, Direct Entry requirements for law and lots more.


How to Gain Admission into BUK Faculty of Law


The Faculty of Law, Bayero University Kano is one of the most foremost Law Faculty in Nigeria. Being a reputable institution, the Bayero University Kano receives thousands of applications from prospective Law candidates. This makes the Faculty of Law one of the most competitive in the whole school.

The programmes in the Faculty are designed to teach the general principles of Law to students, and broaden their outlook and education, while contributing a quota to the production of highly qualified, legal personnel in the society.


The BUK Faculty of Law is one of the thirteen faculties in the University, with three departments namely:

  1. Common and Islamic Law
  2. Private and Commercial Law
  3. Public and International Law

Students are admitted into the respective law programmes if they satisfy the general university admission requirements for UTME and direct entry requirement. Admission into BUK faculty of law is strictly on merit and candidates must have a good performance in their UTME by meeting the BUK Cut Off Mark for Law.


BUK UTME Law Requirements:

English Language and any three Arts or Social Sciences subjects including Arabic or Islamic Studies.

BUK UTME Subjects:

Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Literature-in-English, Islamic Studies or Arabic and any two of Arts or Social Sciences subjects.


BUK Direct Entry Law Requirements:

(i) Two A level passes to include Islamic Studies or Arabic.


BUK does not accept NCE.


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  1. My question is, what is the exact grade for direct entry to be able to secure or to be admitted into the faculty of law? Thanks you for providing us with such opportunity to write our questions

  2. I want apply, and then I want apply with my diploma
    Can I get admission in faculty of law thank you for providing us with the such opportunities to write our questions

  3. I want to apply for direct entry i have nine credit but I don’t have literature in my neco and I have upper credit in my diploma can I get admission


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