UNN Postgraduate Admission Form 2024/2025 Session Out – How To Apply

University of Nigeria school of postgraduate studies through the management of the university has announced the sale of  UNN postgraduate admission form for 2024/2025 academic session. UNN PG form is made available online for candidates interested in running a postgraduate programme at UNN and must have met the PG admission requirement for the proposed programme.

This post will serve as a guide in applying for UNN postgraduate application form both for first time applicants and returning applicants as it would cover every grey area about UNN PG admission form which includes the commencement date for sale of UNN PG admission form, the application procedure, duration of all PG programmes, cost of the PG form and the closing date of UNN PG admission form.

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Before we proceed, as usual, based on the challenges faced by past UNN PG applicants in their application process, I thought it necessary to address them all in order for you to avoid encountering such in your registration.

I will be listing all the frequently asked questions as it relates to UNN postgraduate admission form. These questions as stated above is from past and current applicants. It is advised you note them down as it would assist in your application process.

The UNN format below indicates the FAQs and their appropriate answers with regards to UNN PG form after which I will make available, UNN postgraduate general admission requirements, how to apply for UNN postgraduate admission form.

FAQs on UNN PG Admission Form

Q – Is UNN postgraduate admission form 2024/2025 out?

A – UNN PG admission form is out and the online application has begun..

Q – How can I apply for UNN PG admission form?

A – UNN PG part time registration procedure has been provided below as approved by the management of the university.

Q – How much is UNN PG admission form?

A – Cost of UNN PG admission form is 27,600 naira only.

Q – I am still running my NYSC, can I apply for UNN PG form?

A – The answer is NO. Only candidates with NYSC discharge certificate are eligible to apply for UNN postgraduate form.

Q – I have NYSC exemption letter, can I apply for UNN PG application form?

A – Yes you are eligible, all you need to do is present your exemption letter

Q – What is the closing date of UNN PG admission form?

A – UNN PG Application starts from Monday, October 9th and closes on Monday, July 1st, 2024.

The above are the FAQs on  University of Nigeria postgraduate admission form for both current and prospective applicants. However, please feel free to ask questions via the comment section should you have any.

UNN PG admission form application procedure will be a seamless one because I will simplify the application steps required to apply for the admission form so that new and prospective applicants can apply with ease. Applicants who have previously registered and participated in the prior registration exercise but were unsuccessful can also benefit from the information provided here.

University of Nigeria postgraduate admission form application process this academic session is the same step used by applicants during the previous session, the only major difference is the closing date of the application form. Going by the above information, it is important to point that the schools that are affiliated to UNNPG school are to follow the application steps outlined below but first let’s go through the requirements for applying for the form online.

Requirements for Applying for UNN Postgraduate Admission Form

For Postgraduate Admission, candidates must possess basic “O” Level requirements (credit in five relevant subjects, including English and Mathematics) in addition to the following:


  • Candidates must have obtained a masters degree from M.A, M.Ed., M. Sc., M.Eng. or LL.M Degrees in the relevant areas with CGPA of at least 4.00 on a scale of 0.00 to 5.00 from UNN or any other recognized University or 60% (B. Average)
  • All Ph.D programmes are done by course work.


  • Candidates for admission into M.A., M.Ed., M. Sc. (Ed), MLS, M.Sc., M.Eng. and L.L.M. programmes shall have:
  • First Class, Second Class Upper or Second Class Lower Degree from University of Nigeriaor any other recognized University.
  • A Third Class Degree plus a good Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant areas from University of Nigeria or any other recognized University.
  • Candidate for admission into MBA, MHPM, MPA, MPBD, MHRS and MASS should have:
  1. A good Second Class Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Management, Sociology and Anthropology, History, Economics from University of Nigeria or any other recognized University.
  2. A Third Class Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit plus a Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum of merit in the relevant areas from University of Nigeria or any other recognized University.


  • Candidates for admission into PGDM, PGDE, PGDNSS and PGDA must have obtained a degree in relevant discipline from University of Nigeriaor any other recognized University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit obtained from recognized institutions.


Photocopies of NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificates, photocopies of all qualifying credentials, including O’level must be attached to the completed application forms. Candidates should arrange for their transcripts to be sent directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Non-receipt of transcripts in time is at the detriment of the applicant.


Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. Full-Time Diploma: Minimum of one academic session and a maximum of two.

Masters Degree Programmes

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of two academic sessions and a maximum of three.

Ph.D Programme

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of three academic sessions and a maximum of five.

How To Apply for UNN Postgraduate Admission Form

UNN PG application Forms can be obtained ONLINE on payment of a non-refundable fee of twenty six thousand, seven hundred naira only (N26,700.00) payable to “The University of Nigeria Postgraduate Application Fees Account, at any bank within the country using the Remita platform.

To apply for UNN postgraduate form for 2024/2025 academic session, please follow the outlined steps below:

Step 1 – Login to the UNN Portal- unnportal.unn.edu.ng

Step 2 – Go to postgraduate students

Step 3 – Select PG form for (2024/2025)

Step 4 – Enter your telephone number.

Step 5 – Fill in your basic details.

Step 6 – Generate Invoice with RRR.

Step 7 – Make payments using the online channel or at the bank.

Step 8 – Go back to online form.

Step 9 – Fill the PG online application form and upload all necessary credentials in PDF.

Step 10 – Complete referee form. (Enter correct Emails).

Step 11 – Cross check all information provided

Step 12 – Click on the Submit Button to submit the form.

Please note that with the exception of the transcript, you are not expected to submit hard copies of application materials to the school of Postgraduate Studies.


Candidates should download three (3) copies of the referee report (D1) forms after completing preliminary and personal details online. Some details on the form would be inserted automatically with the information provided by the candidate online while the remaining information should be completed by the referee manually and returned to the candidate who will enclose it in sealed envelope for submission. Please note that applications would not be processed unless the referees’ reports are available.


Candidates should download transcript request forms (D2) also provided online, and submit to their former Universities/Institutions to forward their academic transcript(s) to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka” to reach  him/her not later than two weeks of this publication. Candidates whose transcripts are not received on or before the deadline by the School shall not have their application forms processed.


All information required would be completed online except the transcript. Copies of qualifying certificates/statement of result and NYSC discharge certificate (Exemption or Exclusion Certificate) are to be attached. Note that To Whom It May Concern shall not be accepted in lieu of the certificates specified above.


  1. All applicants will undergo computer based Postgraduate admission screening test.
  2. Check out for information on screening processes via the UNN Website unn.edu.ng

NOTE: For Ph.D degree programme, a candidate must have published at least an article from his/her Ph.D Thesis or obtained an acceptance letter from a journal certified by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka as a condition for graduation.


Most information required would be completed online. However, a copy of the online completed application form should be downloaded and printed. The printed application form with the relevant documents as listed below should be posted or delivered to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for Nsukka based faculties.

Candidates for Enugu based faculties are to submit their application forms by post or delivered to: The PAR, School of Postgraduate Unit, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. For ease of reference, Enugu based faculties are: Business Administration; Environmental Studies; Health Sciences & Technology; Medical Sciences; Institute for Development Studies (IDS) and Centre for Environmental Management & Control (CEMAC).

Candidates are advised to ensure that the following documents are enclosed in the file:

(a) NYSC Certificates (Discharge or Exemption or exclusion Certificate). Note that To Whom It May Concern shall not be accepted.

(b) Two copies of the Application summary form (D3) available online should be downloaded & printed:

  1. One copy of the printed summary form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a brown 10” X 15” envelope;
  2. The second copy of the printed summary form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a white 9” X 13” file Jacket;

(c) All accompanying documents should be placed in the file Jacket, specified in (c.ii) and the File Jacket should be placed in brown envelope as specified in (c.i.) above.

All documents must fit into the 10” X 15” envelope and delivered or addressed and sent by courier to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka”.


Application starts from Monday, October 9th and closes on Monday, July 1st, 2024.

UNN PG Screening Test Date

Date for the Postgraduate Admission Screening will be announced later.

I Hope you understand the steps provided above? Do you have any questions as regards the UNN PG admission form for 2024/2025 session? Please reach out to us via the comment section or our contact us page and we shall respond accordingly.

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