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UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Form 2020/2021 Academic Session is Out | University Of Benin Postgraduate Application Form

The University Of Ibadan, UNIBEN, The school is currently selling application forms for admission into its postgraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session. See the full details on how to apply below.

UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Form 2020/2021 After being sure of UNIBEN Postgraduate Courses and Requirements, you should proceed to buy the postgraduate admission form which you can get here. It is free just click on any of the download link to get it.

UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Form 2018/2019
About The School

The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1 July 1971. In his budget speech in April 1972, the then Military Governor of Mid-Western State, Samuel Ogbemudia (then also Visitor to the University) formally announced the change of the name of the Institute of Technology to the University of Benin. An optometry program was also established within the Faculty of Science in 1972 under the headship of Paul Ogbuehi (Department of Physics).

By 1976, the optometry program faculty included practitioners licenced in Canada, England, and United States. The program had a faculty-student ratio of 2:1, many from the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences. At the request of the state government, the University was taken over by the federal government and became a federal university.

University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a leading public research university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. It is one of Nigeria’s first generation federal universities and was founded in 1970.[ The university is accredited and recognized by the National Universities Commission (NUC).[2] UNIBEN offers courses and programmes in several areas of study, and awards higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, doctorate’s degree, and post doctorate’s degree.

A stitch in time they say saves nine, getting hold of UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Form which is currently on sale is vital so that you can get set to prepare for the next thing coming.

So get the form by clicking on the download link like I said earlier.

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) is now selling application forms for admission into its various postgraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session. UNIBEN postgraduate programmes lead to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D DEGREES.

UNIBEN Postgraduate 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,) 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 Masters 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% or letter grade ‘B’.

VII. Only students who have the NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate can be allowed to clear into the different courses.


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 postgrad@uniben.edu.ng. 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
address/telephone when applying.

How to get UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Form-Method Of Application

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  N20,000.00 (Twenty thousand naira only).

The Application form must be correctly filled with all information required before submitting online and thereafter printed out from the UNIBEN  portal at myuniben.org.

Candidates are expected to download Referee and Transcript Request Forms from the website and ensure that these forms are clearly filled with all information required, and send to Postgraduate School.

Any Application Form not properly filled will not be treated.

Candidates are to visit the website from 8th June 2020.

All application processes must be completed on or before 31st August, 2020.


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 – 5,000.00

Admission clearance – 23,000.00

ICT Levy                   –  6,000.00

Development levy   –    15,000.00

MTN Net Library       –   1,000.00

Total                        –     50,000.00

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

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  1. Admin office says:

    uniben postgraduate Admission Form 2019/2020 is out for registration guidelines and admission processing contact Admin office on_09064520561

  2. Faith Onwuemene says:

    I am currently doing Professional Diploma in Education (PDE) in fed technical college Asaba. Can I use the certificate to gain admission into master program in faculty of education uniben?

    • Joseph Nonso 4rm Asaba says:

      Please is the post graduate form still on sale ?
      I graduated from department of public Administration in a private University. Now I want to do pgd in public Administration and political science in your school , please can that be possible ?

  3. Oke Mary says:

    Please,is the masters degree form still out

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