University of Benin, UNIBEN postgraduate programmes
admission application form for the 2015/2016 academic
session is out.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to
the University of Benin (UNIBEN) postgraduate programmes
admission for the 2015/2016 academic session. The
postgraduate programmes lead to the award of
Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D in the
various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of
UNIBEN Postgraduate Programmes General Admission
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,) A credit pass in Maths and English is required.
II. Four credits of Ordinary level plus OND (not pass),
NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes.
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 Masters 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 weighted
average score of 60% or letter grade ‘B’ average in the
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% or letter grade ‘B’.
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.
Candidates should request their referees to mail reports
on them directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate
Studies. Applications shall not be processed unless the
referee reports are available.
For Special Admission Requirements for Postgraduate
Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D in the various Faculties/
Schools/Institutes of the University of Benin, CLICK HERE!
UNIBEN Postgraduate Programmes Admission Method
Candidates are to purchase application forms online with
valid VERVE OR MASTER ATM BANK CARD from any
commercial bank in Nigeria for the sum of N12,050.00.
The Application form must be correctly filled with all
information required before submitting online and
thereafter printed out from the UNIBEN WAEUP PORTAL
LINK @ https://uniben.waeup.org.
Click on REGISTER FOR APPLICATION after reading
instructions on the page.
The following documents will be printed out from the
Website:- application, referee, and Transcript request
forms. Any form not properly filled will not be treated.
All application processes must be completed 30th
Only candidate given admission into the various Pg
programmes are to proceed to pay the total amount of Non-
Refundable Acceptance fees itemised below.
Bank/Portal Charges – 3,000.00
Admission clearance – 20,000.00
ICT Levy – 6,000.00
Development levy – 15,000.00
MTN Net Library – 1,000.00
Total – 45,000.00
Note: Acceptance fee must be paid before candidates can be