UNIUYO Postgraduate Admission Form 2021/2022 [UPDATED]

University of Uyo (UNIUYO) School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) Admission Form, Courses, Eligibility, Duration, Admission Requirements, Application Guidelines, Entrance Examination Dates, Time and Venue for 2021/2022 Academic Session [UPDATED].

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Regular/Full Time Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, Doctorate Degree Programmes of the Postgraduate School, University of Uyo, for the 2021/2022 session.


RECOMMENDED: UNIUYO Approved List of Postgraduate Courses Offered for 2021/2022 Session.

NB: Use of Computer-Based Test (CBT)
From 2019, the Postgraduate School will commence the use of CBT (computer-based test) in the screening of candidates seeking for admission into the postgraduate programmes of the University of Uyo. This rubric contains salient information that candidates must know to make the exercise a success.


i. All Full-time Master’s degree programmes last for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum period of six semesters.
ii. All Full-time Doctoral Programmes last for a minimum period of six semesters and a maximum period of ten semesters.
iii (a) PGD in Education last for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters for all full time students.
(b) PGD in Educational Technology last for a minimum of three semesters and a maximum of five semesters for all full time students.
(c) PGD in Engineering last for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters for all full time students.


A. To qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme, applicants should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other University recognized by the Senate of the University of Uyo, or persons who hold qualifications adjudged by the Senate of the University of Uyo to be equivalent to first degree or holders of recognized Higher National Diploma.

B. To qualify for admission into a Master’s degree programme, applicants should be graduates with not less than Second Class Honours degrees in the Lower Division with,
(a) CGPA of 2.75 on a five-point scale,
(b) CGPA of 2.2 points on a four-points scale and
(c) Second Class lower division (irrespective of CGPA) for the Master’s degree programme in Architecture and programmes in the Faculty of Agriculture.
(d) Candidates for admission into M.Sc Medical Microbiology should be graduates of either of the following:
(i) Microbiology with 2.75 CGPA
(ii) Virology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (PGDM)
(iii) MBBCh/MBBS or its equivalent.

C.  Applicants for admission into Doctoral Degree programmes should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other University recognised by the Senate of the  University  of  Uyo, who possess Master’s degrees with dissertation and course work  average,  which should not be less than 60% (B).
i. Applicants will be required to have credit pass at ‘O’ Level in five relevant subjects including English Language obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidates with ‘O’ Level examination results before 2015 must possess their certificates and not statement of results or result slips.
ii. Applicants for LLM & Ph. D in Law must in addition to the above have credit passes in ‘O’ Level English Literature.
iii. All applicants will be subjected to Screening Tests as indicated. The date of the screening test will be communicated.
iv. NYSC Completion Certificates (Discharge Certificates), Exemption Certificates or Exclusion Certificates is required from all applicants. One of these certificates must be submitted with the application form or before the screening test is taken.
v. Applicants who obtained their degrees through Remedial Programmes must show evidence of having remedied the relevant subjects for their programmes externally i.e. through WASCE, NECO, NABTEB.
vi. In addition to other qualifications, applicants are expected to meet the departmental requirements for their programmes.
Applicants must return their completed application forms with a Thesis/Dissertation Proposal captured on the prescribed Postgraduate School proposal sheet. Such proposals should be written under the following headings:
(1) Title (25 words maximum)
(2) Abstract (120 words maximum)
(3) Aims/Objectives
(4) Relevance of Study
(5) Methodology
(6) Expected Results
(7) Innovation
(8) References (in alphabetical order).

Under Innovation, explain the new invention, new approach or new ways of doing things, new knowledge, etc. that your research will produce. Results obtained by applying extant methodology in a new environment may not be regarded as an innovation.

Candidates should remember to request at the time of purchase of the forms that their relevant academic transcript and three letters of reference be forwarded to:
The Secretary, Postgraduate School, University of Uyo,
P.M.B. 1017, Uyo,
Akwa Ibom State.

Admissions will not normally be offered without transcripts and letters of reference.


All interested applicants are therefore advised to log on to http://www.uniuyo.edu.ng and access the available Regular/Full Time Postgraduate programmes for 2021/2022 session. Application forms can be accessed online on payment of the sum of Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15,000.00) only through http://uniuyo.edu.ng/eportals.

To make payment, generate Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) via https://uniuyo.edu.ng/eportals and make payment online using ATM Card or in any commercial bank nationwide. After payment return to the portal to complete your registration by clicking on Admission forms Link, then e-Forms, then Register link and enter your RRR.

Online Registration and Payment Instruction
  1. Visit https://uniuyo.edu.ng/eportals or uniuyo.edu.ng (Click on e-portals link)
  2. Select Admission Forms Link
  3. Select e-Form(s) Option
  4. Select Programme Type (Example; Masters(Full-Time) etc) as the Admission Form Type
  5. Enter your Phone Number, Name and Email
  6. Click the PAY NOW button to make payment
  7. Payment can be made online or Bank branch via Remita Platform
  8. After payment return to the online portal and click on Register Link
  9. Note your login credentials generated
  10. Login and complete your registration.


The date for screening exercise would be announce later


All completed Application Forms with
  • photocopies of relevant credentials,
  • duplicate copy of receipt of payment for the Application Form,
  • three copies of research proposal, etc should be forwarded to reach the Secretary, Postgraduate School, University of Uyo, NIGERIA not later than February 26, 2022
  • Applications received after this deadline may not be considered.

NOTE: Candidates are to apply for admission through this portal (http: /uniuyo.edu.ng/eportals) only as the Postgraduate School, University of Uyo does not have any authorized agent anywhere.

Thank you.