UNIBEN Postgraduate (PG) Admission Form 2021/2022
University of Benin (UNIBEN) School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) Admission Form, Courses, Requirements, Application Guidelines, Entrance Examination Date and Time, Deadline for 2021/2022 Academic Session [PGD, MSc, and PhD].

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s degree, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of Benin.




I. A Candidate for postgraduate studies in the University of Benin must have obtained at least five (5) credits in WASC, NECO, GCE (ordinary level or their equivalents,)
II. Four credits at Ordinary level, plus OND (not pass), NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes or any other equivalent..
III. A holder of a Pass (Degree / Diploma) is not qualified for admission into the postgraduate programme of the University of Benin. In addition, all holders of 3rd class degree must possess PGD to be considered for admission into the Masters programmes.
IV. Candidates who obtained Master‟s degree but with Weighted Average Score (WAS) between 55.0-59% can only be considered for admission into the M.Phil programme in the first instance.
V. A candidate applying for the Ph.D in any programme of the University of Benin must have obtained a minimum weighted average score of 60% in the Master‟s degree.
VI. A candidate applying for the PhD with a Master‟s degree from any other University who in his/her Master‟s study has not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalents similar to the ones in the University of Benin shall, on admission, be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum of 60% .
VII. Only students who have the NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate can be allowed to clear into the different courses.

Transcripts: Candidates should request their former Universities/Institutions to forward their academic transcript(s) to the “Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies”, to reach him not later than 8 weeks from the date of this publication.

Applications of candidates whose transcripts are not forwarded to the school shall not be processed.

Referees Reports: Candidates should request their referees to mail reports on them directly to [email protected]. or the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Applications shall not be processed unless the referee reports are available.

Note: students are advised to always check this website for those courses that require written entrance examination. Please indicate your e-mail address / telephone when applying.


Candidates are to purchase application forms online with a valid VERVE OR MASTER ATM BANK CARD for the sum of N22,000.00 (Twenty-two thousand naira only).

Candidates are to complete the application online via https://uniben.waeup.org/

The form must be correctly filled with all information required before submitting online and thereafter printed out.

The following documents will be printed out from the Website:- application and referee forms.
Any form not properly filled will not be treated.

Any form not properly filled will not be treated. All application processes must be completed by 30th September, 2022 .


Only candidate given admission into the various PG programmes are to proceed to pay the total amount of Non-Refundable Acceptance fees as stated below
Total - 60,000.00

Note: Acceptance fee must be paid before candidates can be cleared..


Admission into some programmes shall be through entrance examination to be conducted on soon to be announced date at the Ugbowo campus.

However, there will be no Entrance Examinations for some programmes. Admission into such programmes will be based on the general requirements approved by the Senate.


ETX-NG in partnership with University of Benin receives and verifies all incoming transcripts to
School of Postgraduate Studies University of Benin Candidates could therefore request that their
transcript be sent directly to School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Benin using the ETX-NG NETWORK

To request and have your transcript deliver directly to School of Postgraduate Studies University of
Benin, kindly use any of following links or options:

(1). Go to www.unibenpg.etx.ng
(2). Email: Send an email to [email protected]
(3). Telephone: Speak directly with ETX-NG Desk Officers on 08100059799 or 07054447777


All application processes must be completed on or before 30th September, 2022.