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    History

    The Kaduna State University was established under the Kaduna State Law promulgated in May, 2004. The promulgation was a consequence of the obvious and felt need to boost higher education in the State. Consequently, two campuses were approved, one in Kaduna town and the other in Kafanchan. At present, the University has a total of seven faculties, thirty seven departments and twenty nine programmes fully established. In addition, there is a College of Basic Studies that runs Remedial Programmes in both Campuses. The University has established a Postgraduate School and a College of Health Sciences.

    The University has had five Visitors namely, Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi as the first Visitor followed by Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo and Sir. Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa as the second and third Visitors while (Dr.) Mukhtar Ramalan Yero is the fourth Visitor, respectively. The fifth and current Visitor to the University is Mal. Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai.

    The university has had three Pro-Chancellors and Chairmen of Governing Council. The first is Professor IdrisAbdulkadir and the second is Alh. Abubakar Ladan, OON, Mni. The third and the current is Prof. Shehu U. Abdullahi.

    The university had been steered by five successive Vice Chancellors since inception to date with Professor Abubakar Sani Sambo as the pioneer Vice Chancellor (May, 2004 - 31st December, 2004). Professor Aminu Salihu Mika’ilu became the second Vice Chancellor from 1st January, 2005 – 31stDecember, 2006, while the third Vice Chancellor, Professor Ezzeldin Mukhtar Abdurrahman took over as the third Vice Chancellor from 1st January, 2007 – 31st December, 2011. Professor Williams Barnabas Qurix took over as the fourth Vice Chancellor on 24th January, 2012 to 23rd January 2017 and the fifth and current Vice Chancellor, Prof. Muhammad Tanko assumed office on 24th January to date.

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  • First Class Faculty

    Kaduna State University (KASU) offers a wide range of courses to enable potential students acquire all-round university education of the highest standard for the development of the individual and the State. This portal is a common hub for applicants seeking admission into the Postgraduate School, the Undergraduate School, and the College of Basic and Remedial Studies.

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  • We Value our Students

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  • Our Core Values

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  • STUDENT AFFAIRS DIRECTORATE HOLDS ORIENTATION EXERCISE

    The Student Affairs Directorate organized the 2016/2017   Orientation Exercise for 100 level Students on Thursday, 13th   July 2017, at the Faculty of Science Theatre 1.

    The Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration, Prof. Alexander Kure who represented the Vice Chancellor of the University welcomed Staff, Students and guests to the Orientation Exercise, he admonished the fresh students to take their studies seriously and shun all vices that will impede on their success.

    In his own remarks, the Dean Student Affairs, Prof. Amos Yabaya   told the new students of the importance of orientation exercise, which is to familiarize the students of   their new environment and what is expected of them from the University Management in order to graduate with good grades.

  • NSE VISITS VICE CHANCELLOR

    A delegation of the Nigerian Society of  Engineers, Kaduna Branch, led by its Chairman, Engr .Dr, Abdulrasheed Babalola paid a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor of Kaduna State University, Prof. Muhammad Tanko Thursday 1st June 2017in his office.

    The delegation was in KASU as part of her community engineering, collaboration and partnership. To also congratulate the VC and Management on the level of positive development witnessed in the University.

    Engr. Babalola appealed to the VC to establish the Faculty of Engineering, employ engineers to work conveniently in the university, engage engineering corp members and quality engineers as consultants. He also requested the Vice Chancellor to participate in their International conference/Annual General Meeting which comes up in 2018 and allow the facilities in the university to be showcased and used.

  • KIU VC LAUDS KASUS DEVELOPMENTAL STRIDES

    The Vice Chancellor of Kampala International University (KIU), Dr. Mpezamihigo Mouhammad and his team paid a visit to Kaduna State University Tuesday 18th July 2017. He said he was delighted to be in the citadel of learning and commended KASU Management for creating a conducive environment for staff and students.

    Dr. Mouhammad who was accompanied by KIUs Deputy Vice Chancellor-Academic, Dr. Abanis Turyahebwa and Director, Marketing, Ms. Nancy Muttu disclosed that the visit was to enable KASU and KIU establish a working relationship and explore possible areas to partner, especially in joint publications, staff/ student exchange programme and sharing of educational information.

  • CBN HANDS OVER INTERVENTION PROJECT TO KASU

    The Deputy Governor Corporate Services, Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), Alhaji Suleiman Barau called on Management of Kaduna State University to adopt necessary maintenance culture to keep buildings and equipment of the university in pristine condition so that it will be available for use for many years to come.

    He said this through his representative, Head of Project Planning and Implementation Division (PPID) of the CBN, Engr. Muhammad Nuhu-Koko on the occasion of the handing over of the CBN 2013 Intervention Projects in Kaduna State University Thursday 1st June 2017.

    The Deputy Governor of the CBN further stated that KASU is one of the seven Tertiary Institutions in 2013 which benefitted from the Intervention programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria as part of the Banks developmental function and the need for capacity building for the achievement of vision 20 2020 of the Federal Government. The intervention becomes more apt, especially, at this time of the rise in digital knowledge economy.

The Numbers Say it All

Mission

To provide an all-round University Education of the highest standard for the development of individual and the state, while inculcating the spirit of love, tolerance, understanding and unity in the state in particular and the country in general.

Vision

To become a University of world class standard with Excellence in Applied Sciences and Sustainability Studies.

Research Milestone

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