Admission Into Postgraduate Degree Programs In Accounting, Banking & Finance, Business Administration And Economics For 2019/2020 Academic Session
Call For Applications
The Central Bank of Nigeria Collaborative Postgraduate Program (CBN-CPP) hereby brings to the notice of the general public that applications are now being received for postgraduate programs in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration, and Economics.
According to CBN-CPP, the applications are being received as a part of steps to enrollment in any of her centres of excellence, which are: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; University of Ibadan, Ibadan; and University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Although the CBN-CPP is housed in the Central Bank of Nigeria, these fully-equipped centres of excellence make up the campuses and learning environment.
Who Can Apply?
CBN-CPP is the Bank’s flagship intervention in the education sub-sector with an objective to produce 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.
Hence, the programs are carefully tailored for three categories of applicants, namely:
Applicants from related career paths or relevant public-sector organizations
(ii) applicants affiliated to, or receiving sponsorship from private institutions or organizations as part of their staff development programs, and
(iii) independent applicants on self-sponsorship.
Who is Eligible?
The CBN-CPP considers eligible candidates to be those with the following:
-possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Upper Division) Bachelor’s Degree in related fields from a recognized university
-have completed the mandatory NYSC program.
-possess professional qualifications such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIIN, ACIPM, AMNIN and ACIB (Not compulsory but will have added advantage for applicants looking to enroll into the MBA program).
-willingness to devote a minimum of 4 semesters for full time studies consisting of course work, research (dissertation), case studies, and oral/written examinations
How Can I Apply?
Application is completed online through www.cbncpp.org where prospective students are linked up with the postgraduate schools of their most preferred centre of excellence, also known as the participating institutions subject.
As part of the application, a non-refundable payment of N20,000.00 is made as application fee. Instructions on payment modes are available at cbncpp.org.
August 23, 2019: Application Deadline
August 28 -30, 2019: Aptitude Test/Interview Date
September 13, 2019: Publication of successful candidates’ names on participating University website and www.cbncpp.org, and subsequent notification via e-mail.