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UNIZIK Postgraduate Admission Form for 2020/2021 (1st and 2nd Tier)



UNIZIK Postgraduate Admission Form: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for full-time or part-time admissions into the postgraduate programmes of Nnamdi Azikiwe University for the 2020/2021 academic year. 

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Available Programme

For Available Programmes, CLICK HERE or click visit the University website: www.spgs.unizik.edu.ng  

  •    MINIMUM GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for any Postgraduate programme must possess a minimum of 5 credits including English Language and any four relevant subjects at one or two sittings from WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or TCII (Faculty of Education only) based on the Departmental/Faculty and General University Requirements.

Applicants are advised to obtain information on Departmental requirements by clicking here. 

3.0           ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

3.1           POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

The following may apply for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma programmes:

3.1.1. Graduates from approved Universities who hold the first-degree classification with FCGPA of 1.51 and above on a 5point scale.

3.1.2. Candidates from approved Polytechnics or Monotechnics who hold a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit. 

3.2.          MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES

The following may apply for admission into Masters Programmes:

3.2.1        Graduates from approved Universities who hold the appropriate degree in the proposed field of study with minimum FCGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for Universities that do not use FCGPA.

3.2.2        Holders of Postgraduate Diploma from recognized institutions with an FCGPA of 3.50 and above (on a 5 point scale).

3.3           DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES

Graduates from approved universities who hold Masters degree in the proposed field of study with minimum FCGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for universities that do not use the FCGPA

  • DURATION OF THE PROGRAMMES

4.1           Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)

Full-Time Postgraduate Diploma programme: minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of three (3) semesters. Part- Time: minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters

Note: For the Faculty of Engineering Professional PGD: Full-Time: minimum of 4 Semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters. Part-Time: minimum of six (6) Semesters and a maximum of eight (8) semesters

4.2           Master Degree Programmes

Full-Time Masters Degree programmes : minimum of three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters. Part-time programme : minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of eight (8) semesters

4.3           Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme

Full-Time PhD programmes : minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum of ten (10) semesters. Part-Time programme: minimum of eight (8) semesters and a maximum of fourteen (14) semesters

5.0           METHOD OF APPLICATION

Application form should be completed on-line by logging onto portal.unizik.edu.ng/postgraduate

  • Click on “Create Account” to create a new account,
  •  Fill the form and click on “Submit” 
  • An email will be sent to your box and a page indicating the successful creation of your profile will be displayed.  Click on “click here”. You will be directed to the login page.
  • Enter your username and password and click on “sign-in”.
  • Follow the instruction on the page following each step as indicated to access the application form.
  • Click on Step one on the menu bar on your left to generate and print the (Remita Retrieval Reference) Number for the ICT Fee (N1, 000).
  • Click on Step two on the menu bar on your left to generate and print the (Remita Retrieval Reference) Number for the Application Fee (N10, 000).
  • Take the RRR to any bank of your choice for payment of Application Fee and ICT Fee.

To confirm payment:

  • Click on step three. Type the RRR for the ICT Fee in the RRR textbox and click on “Confirm”. Again, type in the RRR for the Application fee in the RRR textbox and click on “Confirm”
  • Once the confirmation for the two payments is successful, you can proceed to step four to fill your application form
  • Click on step four. Fill and submit online the completed Application Form, scanning and attaching the claimed certificates, including O’level certificates.

5.2 Print the completed Application Form for your personal use. You will require this document in the course of the admission and registration.

5.3 Download and print a copy of the Transcript Request Form. The Transcript Request Form should be sent to your former Institution for your academic transcripts. Any change of name should be indicated in the transcript form.

5.4 Applicants should include the names, phone number and e-mail addresses of three Referees. At least two of the referees must be Academics not lower than the rank of Senior Lecturer.

5.5 Sale of Form for 1st Tier Ends on 14th August 2020

Submission of Form Ends on 21st  August 2020

Transcripts should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies not later than 17th August 2020

 Sales of form for 2nd Tier Applications Ends on 31st December 2020

 Submission of Form ends on 7th January 2021

Transcripts should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies not later than 7th January 2021.

 Applicants will be invited for Screening Test and Proposal Defence (PhD only) from 25th -27th January 2021.

5.6 PhD applicants in submitting their forms shall upload a proposal of not more than five type-written pages. Visit www.spgs.unizik.edu.ng  for the Proposal template  **This is important**

N.B.

Notwithstanding compliance with the above conditions, all admissions offered are provisional and the School of Postgraduate Studies reserves the right to offer, confirm or deny admission.

For more information log on to www.spgs.unizik.edu.ng

Closing Date:

Sale of Form for 1st Tier Ends on 14th August 2020

Sales of form for 2nd Tier Applications Ends on 31st December 2020

Dr Ifeyinwa F. Anolue

Deputy Registrar/Secretary

School of Postgraduate Studies

Recommended:

UNIZIK Postgraduate Screening Test Processing Fees

UNIZIK Postgraduate Screening Test Schedule

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