BUK Expels 26 Students Over Exam Malpractices


By Adadareporters

Twenty-six undergraduates of Bayero University, Kano, have been expelled over examination malpractices.

Their rustication was a part of decisions adopted at the 405th meeting of the Senate held on Monday, 19th June, 2023.

The expulsion of the students was contained in the university bulletin released on Friday.

It read, “Upon submission from the Senate Committee on Examination Misconduct and Leakages, the following 26 candidates were expelled for being involved in examinations misconduct in accordance with Category 20:17 (Ai, iii, iv, v, vi, vii x xii and xiii) General Examinations and Academic Regulations (GEAR) and 3.4.2(Ai – xi) General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies (GRGPS) as the case may be.’’

The statement shows that the School of Continuing Education had the largest number with six students. It is followed by the Faculty of Engineering with five candidates. Faculty of Education had four candidates and Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences had three candidates while Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences had two candidates respectively.

Faculties of Agriculture, Allied Health Sciences, Arts and Islamic Studies, Communication, Social and Management Sciences had one candidate each.

The statement further revealed that one postgraduate student along with twelve other under-graduate candidates were rusticated for two or one semesters accordingly, for being involved in examinations misconduct.

The affected candidates are from the School of Postgraduate Studies, School of Continuing Education, Faculties of Education, Faculties of Arts and Islamic Studies, Communication, Computing, Engineering and Management Sciences, the statement added.

Also, thirteen other candidates were warned for being involved in examinations misconduct.

The breakdown showed that two candidates are from the School of Postgraduate Studies, five from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, two from Engineering and one each from the Faculties of Allied Health Sciences, Basic Medical Sciences, School of Continuing Education and Faculty of Science.


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