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University of Benin (UNIBEN) Postgraduate Admission Form is Out for 2019/2020 Academic Session

The University of Benin, UNIBEN Postgraduate admission form for the 2019/2020 academic session is now on sale. The application will commence on Monday, 1st July, 2019.

UNIBEN Postgraduate Application Form

THE management of The University of Benin, (UNIBEN) is using this medium to invite suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the Institution for the 2019/2020 academic session.

UNIBEN Postgraduate Programs

1) Faculty Of Agriculture
2) Faculty Of Arts
3) Faculty Of Education
4) Faculty Of Engineering
5) Institute Of Education
6) Institute Of Public Administration & Extension Services
7) Faculty Of Law
8) Faculty Of Life Sciences
9) Faculty Of Management Sciences
10) College Of Medical Sciences
11) Faculty Of Pharmacy
13) Faculty Of Physical Sciences
14) School Of Basic Medical Sciences
15) Faculty Of Social Sciences
16) Centre Of Excellence In Geosciences & Petroleum Engineering
17) University F Benin/ African Economic Research Consortium Corroborative Ph.D Programme In Economics
18) Centre For Gender Studies.

Read also: UNIBEN JUPEB Admission Form out

General Admission Requirements

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,) NOTE: A CREDIT PASS IN MATHS AND ENGLISH IS REQUIRED.

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 for their transcript from their former institution by clicking on the link 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.


ETX-NG in partnership with University of Benin receives and verifies all incoming transcripts to School of Postgraduate Studies University of Benin.

Candidates should therefore request that their transcript be sent directly to School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Benin (UNIBEN) 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:

  • Go to
  • Email: Send an email to
  • Phone Number: Speak directly with ETX-NG Desk Officers on 08100059799 or 07054447777

Referees Reports: Candidates should print out the referee forms provided in the application page fill and mail to 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 the official portal of UNIBEN for courses that require written entrance examination. Please indicate your e-mail address / telephone when applying.

How to Apply for UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission

Candidates are to purchase UNIBEN Postgraduate application forms online with a valid VERVE OR MASTER ATM BANK CARD for the sum of Twenty-one thousand naira (N21,000.00) only.

The PGD form must be correctly filled with all information required before submitting online and thereafter printed out from the uniben Website, The following documents will be printed out from the Website:- application and referee forms. Any form not properly filled will not be treated.

UNIBEN PGD Acceptance Fee Payment

Only applicants who are offered provisional admission into the various Postgraduate programmes are to proceed to pay the total amount of Non-Refundable Acceptance fees as stated below:

Total: Sixty thousand naira (N60,000.00) only.

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

University of Benin Postgraduate Entrance Exam

Admission into some PG 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.

UNIBEN Postgraduate Form Closing Date

The sale and submission of University of Benin, UNIBEN PG admission form will end on or before 30th September, 2019.

See the full Guideline, Method of Application and other relevant details in the attached .pdf document file below;

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8 thoughts on “University of Benin (UNIBEN) Postgraduate Admission Form is Out for 2019/2020 Academic Session”

    1. It has already started.. Call me on 081127046xx concerning ur online clearance
      My shop is new shop 13 at physical science complex uniben ugbowo campus behind geology department

  1. Good day, Just relocated to Benin. Will urgently love to do my masters in UNIBEN. Is the sales of the form still on

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