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CBN CPP Draft Admission

Central Bank Of Nigeria Collaborative Postgraduate Programme (CBN-CPP)

Ahmadu Bello University, University Of Ibadan And University Of Nigeria

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2019/2020 Session Admission Into Postgraduate Degree Programmes In Accounting, Banking & Finance, Business Administration And Economics

Call For Applications:

The Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; University of Ibadan, Ibadan; and University of Nigeria, Nsukka hereby announce the hosting of, and call for applications into the Central Bank of Nigeria Collaborative Postgraduate Programme (CBN-CPP) in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration and Economics in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The CBN-CPP is the Bank’s flagship intervention in the education sub-sector which is aimed at producing a critical mass of well-educated postgraduate degree holders in the fields of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration and Economics for the financial services industry, and the Nigerian economy as a whole. The CBN-CPP is housed at the Central Bank of Nigeria Centres of Excellence located in each of the Universities.


Application is open to qualified candidates. Specifically, the programme is meant for: (i) applicants from relevant public-sector organizations; (ii) applicants attached to, or being sponsored by private institutions, or organizations as part of their staff development programmes, and (iii) independent applicants on self-sponsorship. There would also be sponsorship, particularly for indigent students.

Admission Requirements:

Interested candidates must possess a minimum of (i) Second Class Honours (Upper Division) Bachelor’s Degree in related fields from a recognized university and must have completed the mandatory NYSC programme. Candidates that meet requirement (i) and possess professional qualifications such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIIN, ACIPM, AMNIN and ACIB will have added advantage for the MBA programme.

Duration and Mode of Study:

The duration of each programme shall be a minimum of four (4) semesters and strictly full time. It shall consist of teaching/course work, research (dissertation), oral/written examination, and case studies.

Award of Degree/Graduation:

Graduation requirements shall be as determined by the Senate of each University and subject to meeting the minimum academic requirements prescribed by the Universities and National Universities Commission (NUC).

Method of Application:

Application shall be done online through www.cbncpp.org with a link to the postgraduate schools of the participating institutions subject to the payment of a non-refundable application fee of Twenty Thousand Naira (N20,000.00). Payments should be made into …………………… with………………

Important Dates:

  • All applications shall be completed on or before August 23, 2019
  • Aptitude Test/Interview: August 28 -30, 2019
  • Names of admitted candidates will be released/published on participating University website and www.cbncpp.org, by September 13, 2019, after which they will be contacted by e-mail.