Saturday, 15 April 2017

UNILORIN Postgraduate Admission For 2017/2018 Academic Session!!!


The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Postgraduate admission form for 2017/2018 academic session is available. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various Full-time and Part-time Postgraduate degree programmes of the University.
The UNILORIN postgraduate programmes lead to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of Ilorin. Candidates are advised to always check the website for those courses that require written entrance examinations. 
NOTE: Indicate  email address and telephone number when applying.

General Requirement For UNILORIN Postgraduate Admission For 2017/2018 Academic session

1. All certificates shall be available at the point of purchasing the application form, including the National Youth Service Corp Discharge Certificate OR Exemption Certificate.
2. All supporting documents in (i) above should be forwarded to the Secretary, UNILORIN Postgraduate School, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria not later than Monday, 11th July 2016, while the submission of Transcripts of Academic Records should be to the Head of Department where the admission is being sought. The Postgraduate School will not be held liable for any misdirected transcript, please.
3. All candidates must have 5 O/L Credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics.
4. Applicants for the Master degree programmes who are graduates of the University of Ilorin and other recognized universities must have a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and must be applying for programmes in which they have their first degrees. However, applicants with Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and those with higher classes of degrees seeking admissions into programmes outside those in which they have their first degrees may be admitted, provided they satisfy Senate in a qualifying examination to be conducted. The least class of Degree for all academic programme applicants is Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division). Regardless of the institution where the Bachelor’s degree is obtained,ALL candidates shall apply early for their official Bachelor’s degree transcript to be sent to the Head of Department where the admission is being sought, before the expiration of the stated deadline above.
5. Applicants for the Ph.D. degree programme shall have obtained a relevant Master degree of this or other recognized University, with an average weighted score of at least 60%. Short-listed candidates would be required to satisfy the UNILORIN Postgraduate School in the qualifying interviews and assessments by the relevant Department. Applicants are therefore advised to interact with the department to which they have applied to ascertain the date of the interview for the Ph.D. degree programme. Regardless of the Institution where the Master degree was obtained, ALL candidates must apply early for the official copy of their academic transcripts to be sent to the Head of Department where the UNILORIN postgraduate admission is being sought for the purpose of this admission and before the expiration of the stated deadline.
6. All Higher Degree candidates that attended foreign Universities, where English language is not the medium of instruction, should submit to the Postgraduate School, evidence of their English Language proficiency, e.g., TOEFL or IELTS scores.
7. Applicants for the UNILORIN Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters degree Programmes will be subjected to the written assessment (qualifying examination) irrespective of the class of degree obtained, except applicants from the University of Ilorin with
a First Class and Second class, Upper Division (Honours)
8. International applicants (Applicants who are domiciled outside Nigeria, and non–Nigerian and applying outside the country) shall be exempted from the qualifying examination. However, International applicants applying from outside the country for the Doctor of Philosophy programmes shall be requested to submit a proposal of not more than 5 pages, giving details of what research they intend to carry out. This should be sent electronically topgschool@unilorin.edu.ng
9. Applicants applying for any of the UNILORIN postgraduate Full-time programme of the University should tender the letter of release from their employers at the point of registration.

Programme Specifics

  • Applicants for the UNILORIN Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science shall satisfy one of the following:
  • minimum of first degree in any of the following disciplines from a recognized University: Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences or the Humanities.
  • HND in Computer Science or Engineering from recognized Polytechnics with a minimum of Lower Credit; and
  • HND in any other discipline different from those, but preferably from Sciences or Social Sciences with a minimum of Lower Credit from a recognized Polytechnic or equivalent Institution, with at least one year cognate experience.
  • Applicants for Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics shall satisfy one of the following:
  • A minimum of an honour’s degree from a recognized University in any of Science and Social Science disciplines;
  • HND in Statistics from a recognized Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower Credit.

How To Apply For UNILORIN Postgraduate Admission For 2017/2018 Academic Session

The UNILORIN postgraduate Application form can be gotten by Clicking HERE or by visiting the school website at http: unilorin.edu.ng are to be completed online and will close on Friday, 30th June 2017.  Note that the latest date for receipt of supporting documents is Monday, 31st July 2017.Successful applicants would be notified through their e-mail addresses.

UNILORIN Postgraduate Qualifying Examination Dates And Venues for 2017/18

A three-hour qualifying examination for all applicants seeking admissions into Master and Postgraduate Diploma Degree programmes will hold on Saturday, 1st July, 2017, at 8.30a.m prompt.Please note that the above information services as the invitation for the qualifying examinations.Candidates applying for the MPhil/Ph.D. and the Ph.D. programmes will be contacted by the various departments through the contact phone numbers submitted by the candidates.
Venues for UNILORIN Postgraduate Admission 2017/2018 entrance examination are stated below:
  • FACULTY OF ARTS NEW LECTURE THEATRE: – For candidates seeking admission into Faculty of Arts.
  • FACULTY OF ARTS LECTURE HALL AND FACULTIES OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES LECTURE THEATHRE: – for candidates seeking admissions into Faculties of Management Sciences and Social Sciences.
  • FACULTY OF EDUCATION OLD LECTURE THEATRE -For candidates seeking admissions into Faculties of Education and Agriculture.
  • LECTURE THEATRE I & II NEW SCIENCE LECTURE THEATRE & ENGINEERING LECTURE THEATRE-For candidates seeking admissions into the Faculties of, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Physical and Life Sciences.
  • FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCES LECTURE ROOM: for candidate seeking admission into the Faculty.
NOTE:       There will be no formal letters of invitation to candidates for the Qualifying Examination as this advertisement will serve as the invitation.
Successful applicants would be notified through their e-mail addresses.

Application Fees

Application fee for all UNILORIN postgraduate programmes is N25,000.00 only for applicants within Nigeria OR $200.00 only for international applicant


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