Mater School of Nursing Afikpo Admission Form 2022/2023
School of Nursing Mater Misericordiae Hospital Afikpo General Nursing & Post-Basic Admission Form, Requirements, Application Guidelines, Deadline, Entrance Examination / Interview Dates, Time and Venue for 2022/2023 Academic Session.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates into 3 years General Nursing and 2 years Post-Basic programme of the School of Nursing, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Afikpo for the 2022/2023 academic session.

The forms for the Entrance Examination into the School are sold every year from February till May.

The entrance examination is expected to take place in June, while the interview is usually scheduled for July.

Final selection is based on the results of these examinations; and successful candidates are expected to resume training in the school in September, second week.

These candidates must give written consent for the admission offer by completing and signing of the acceptance form, within two weeks of the release of the interview results.

The offer lapses after this two weeks, and the chance (i.e. vacancy) given to candidates on the “waiting list”.

The admitted candidates are also expected, at this point in time, to submit their Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) results/Certificate and pay for their verification with the appropriate examination bodies (WAEC, NECO etc), which is done by the School. Each candidate is then given her admission letter and the prospectus for needed items including;

  • Requirements for indexing
  • Personal effects for hostel accommodation
  • Uniform requirements
  • List of recommended text books
  • Fee payment schedule

RECOMMENDED: Mater School of Midwifery Afikpo Admission Form.


This is privately owned and operated by the Catholic Diocese of Abakaliki. The school is situated in Afikpo, the second biggest town in Ebonyi State, located some several kilometers South –West of Abakaliki, the state capital.


This school shall be called and addressed as the “School of Nursing, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Afikpo”.  

Scope Of Training:

The school has facilities for both direct entries and Post-Basic entries (Midwifery Post Basic).

Duration Of Training:

Direct entries for certificate in general nursing last for three (3) years. While the Post-Basic entries for midwives last for 2 years leading to the award of Certificate in General Nursing (C.G.N).

Entry Qualifications:

(a) Direct Entry:

(i) Candidate must have five (5) papers (0’ level) at credit level including English language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics at not more than two (2) sittings in GCE, SSCE and NECO.
(ii) The candidates must satisfy the panel of interviewers that they are academically, physically and psychologically qualified and fit for the course.

(b) Age:

These Candidates should not be less than 17 years of age and not more than 35 years at the commencement of the course.
(c) Post-Basic candidates should not be less than 30 years of age at the commencement of the course. They must have had their midwifery training in institution recognized by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
(d) All direct entry candidates must pass an entrance examination set and conducted by the school (or as may be arranged) before they are called for an interview. They will satisfy the panel of interviewers that they are both academically and physically qualified and fit for the course.


  1. Original/photocopies of West African School Certificate (WASC) or Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or National Examination Council (NECO) Certificate with five (5) credits in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at not more than two sittings.
  2. Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age
  3. Testimonial from last school
  4. A letter from your Parish Priest or Pastor
  5. Marriage Certificate (If any)
  6. Three (3) passport photograph
  7. Baptismal Card (Very Very Important)
  8. Any Post Basic candidate should submit obtained RM Certificate/License


Application forms are obtainable from the School at a (non-refundable) payment of (N15,200) Fifteen Thousand Two Hundred Naira Only into First Bank of Nigeria PLC.

Sale of form commences from 27th June - 19th August, 2022.

Completed forms should be received in the School on or before 22nd August, 2022.


  • Date: Thursday 25th August, 2022
  • Time: 9:00am dot
  • Interview Date: 26th - 27th August, 2022.
  • Venue; School of Nursing Lecture Hall

NB:   Bring along with you, writing materials and original receipt of payment.
Only candidates who possess the entry requirements and pass the entrance examination will be legible for interview. Candidates awaiting result need not apply please.

Account No:        3016944553
Account Name:   School of Nursing, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Afikpo
Bank:                   First Bank of Nigeria PLC
Interview Fee:      (N12, 000.00) Twelve Thousand Naira Only

For further inquiries contact the school on 08063267858, 07064301273. NB: There is no online sales of admission forms / processing of admission. Do not be a victim of online SCAM.


19th August, 2022.

Mater School of Nursing Afikpo Admission Form 2022/2023