FUTMINNA Postgraduate (2020/2021): Procedures, Price and Closing Date

FUTMINNA Admissions: Postgraduate Application Procedures for Msc, Phd, PGD etc
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2020/2021 Federal University of Technology Minna Admission forms now On Sales

This is to inform the general public, parents, sponsors, and eligible candidates that the University’s postgraduate admission form is now on sales. Interested applicants should go through all the details below and linked ones in order to apply and ensure error-free application.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate Programmes in the under listed Schools of the University.

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General Admission Requirements

A candidate applying for Postgraduate Studies in the Federal University of Technology, Minna must have obtained five (5) Credits in WAEC, NECO, NABTEB and GCE (‘O’ Level) or their equivalents including English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings. No admission shall be made on the basis of any awaiting ‘O’ Level result and no exemption is made for admission into any programme.

Master Degree Programmes Requirements

  1. A Minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University.
  2. A Third Class Honours Degree with at least 3 years graduation experience in relevant fields may be considered. In some areas, passing a qualifying examination to be administered by the Department of the candidates, in consultation with the Postgraduate School, may be required.
  3. Candidates with HND with a minimum of Lower Credit, OND Lower Credit and a Postgraduate Diploma in relevant field with, at least a minimum of Lower Credit and one year graduation experience may be considered.
  4. For avoidance of doubt, candidates with PASS grade at any level of Degree, PGD, HND and OND do not qualify for admission to the PhD/ Master/PGD Programmes. No Diploma candidate with CGPA less than 2.50 qualifies for admission into the Master Degree Programmes.
  5. Where examination is required as in the case of (ii) and (iii) above, an examination fee of N2000.00 will be charged outside the cost of Postgraduate application forms.
  6. In all cases of admission the final decision on qualified candidates rests with the Postgraduate School Board. Candidates with Science-based background are normally considered.
  7. All Master Degree Programmes require course work components in addition to research work components. There is no exemption. A Thesis must be defended and submitted for a student to qualify and graduate.
  8. Visit the advert page to see list of individual courses, their O’level, professional and graduate academic requirements.
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PhD Programme Admission Requirements

  1. Candidates for admission for any of PhD Programme shall be Master Degree graduates of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other University recognized by the Senate or holders of equivalent qualifications acceptable to the University Senate.
  2. A Master Degree holder applying for PhD Programme of the University must have maintained a weighted score average of 60% or a ‘B’ grade or a CGPA of 3.50 out of 5.00 in overall performance in the Master Degree programme.
  3. Appropriate courses may be prescribed for candidates whose background is considered weak for the areas of specialization. This is done at the discretion of the School/Department within the approved general regulations/guidelines of the Postgraduate School.
  4. Visit the advert page to see list of individual courses, their O’level, professional and graduate academic requirements.

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    Duration of the Programme

    Master Degree Programmes
    The Master Degree programmes are expected to last a minimum of Three Semesters for Full-time Students and there is no Part-time for Master’s Degree programmes. The maximum allowable periods of studies shall be Six Semesters for Full-time, subject to maintaining a CGPA of 2.50 in every Semester. Failure to meet this requirement will result in withdrawal from the programme.

    PhD Programmes
    A Minimum of Six Semesters (Three (3) Academic Sessions) and maximum of Ten Semesters (Five (5) Academic Sessions) for Full-time Students.

    A Minimum of Ten Semesters (Five (5) Academic Sessions) and maximum of Fourteen Semesters (Seven (7) Academic Sessions) for Part-time Students respectively.

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    Postgraduate Dipoma Programmes
    Please note that any candidate with PASS grade at either OND or HND does not qualify for admission. Generally, Full-time Students are expected to graduate normally after Three Semesters on successful completion of their programmes, subject to maintaining a minimum CGPA of 1.50 in any Semester.

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    Method of Application and Payment

    1. All applications for Postgraduate programmes are online through the University website; futminna.edu.ng
    2. All requested information on the online application must be correctly, and accurately provided with current and active email addresses and phone numbers.
    3. Completed application forms must be submitted online through the University portal latest on  All necessary instructions on filling of form must be adhered to and failure to do so is sufficient ground to disqualify an applicant.
    4. Completed application forms must be printed out as they would be requested for during registration, on successful admission.
    5. Official transcripts could also be sent through our Email ([email protected]) to be uploaded before processing of admission.
    6. It
      is the responsibility of each candidate to ensure that the online
      referee reports are duly filled and submitted by the respective referees
      before the closing date. (Minimum of two (2) referees must be submitted
      on line).
    7. All certificates must be uploaded in their original form and in colour.
    8. All PhD Applicants must upload their research proposal of interest and ensure that their official transcripts are forwarded to address below before the processing of admission.

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      Application form Price

      University charges an application fee of Ten thousand naira (N10,000.00) plus, Two hundred and fifty naira (N250.00) Remita charge making a total of ten thousand two hundred and fifty naira (N10,250.00) payable online via the Remita platform with the use of Master or Verve card through the School portal.

      Fee Payment and Procedures

      All successful applicants offered provisional admission must undergo the following registration formalities: screening, payment of fees, and registration. This shall be completed within a stipulated date beyond which the candidate loses the admission.

      Ready to apply? Visit the Federal University of Technology Minna Postgraduate Admission portal or click

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