UPDATED METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR POSTGRADUATE ADMISSIONS

UPDATED METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR POSTGRADUATE ADMISSIONS, UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA 2017/2018 ACADEMIC SESSION
Application Forms can be obtained ONLINE on payment of a non-refundable fee of N25,000.00 (Twenty five thousand naira only) made payable to “The University of Nigeria Postgraduate Application Fees Account, at any bank within the country using the Remita platform.
Applicants should log on to www.unn.edu.ng and follow the procedures stated below:
1 Click on UNN Portal or through this link unnportal.unn.edu.ng.
2 Click on PG Application form to generate invoice for payment.
3 Use your phone number to generate the invoice.  You are advised to use a functional number to enable us reach you for the admission screening test.
4 Proceed to any Bank with Remita platform for payment.
5 Return to the UNN Portal with your payment confirmation pin from the Bank and follow the procedure for completing the form.
6 While filing the Application Form, type your Area of Specialization in the space for Field of Study.
REFEREE REPORTS
Candidates should download three (3) copies of the referee report (D1) forms after completing preliminary and personal details online. Some details on the form would be inserted automatically with the information provided by the candidate online while the remaining information should be completed by the referee manually and returned to the candidate who will enclose it in sealed envelope for submission. Please note that applications would not be processed unless the referees’ reports are available.
TRANSCRIPTS
Candidate should download transcript request forms (D2) also provided online, and submit to their former Universities/Institutions to forward with a copy of Academic transcript(s) to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka” to reach  him/her not later than 31thJuly. Candidates whose transcripts are not received on or before the deadline by the School would not have their application forms processed.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS
Most information required would be completed online. However, a copy of the online completed application form should be downloaded and printed. The printed application form with the relevant documents as listed below should be posted or delivered to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for Nsukka based faculties. Candidates for Enugu based faculties are to submit their application forms by post or delivered to: The PAR, School of Postgraduate Unit, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. For ease of reference, Enugu based faculties are: Business Administration; Environmental Studies; Health Sciences & Technology; Medical Sciences; Institute for Development Studies (IDS) and Centre for Environmental Management & Control (CEMAC).  Candidates are advised to ensure that the following documents are enclosed in the file:
(a) NYSC Certificates (Discharge or Exemption or exclusion Certificate).  Note that To Whom It May Concern shall not be accepted.
(b) Two copies of the Application summary form (D3) available online should be downloaded & printed:
(i) One copy of the printed summary form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a brown 10” X 15” envelope;
(ii) The second copy of the printed summary form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a white 9” X 13” file Jacket;
(c) All accompanying documents should be placed in the file Jacket, specified in (c.ii) and the File Jacket should be placed in brown envelope as specified in (c.i.) above.

All documents must fit into the 10” X 15” envelope and delivered or addressed and sent by courier to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka”.

CLOSING DATE
Application starts from the date of this advertisement and closes on 31st July, 2017.
** IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS**
1. All applicants shall undergo computer based Postgraduate Admission Screening Test.
2. Check out for information on screening processes via the UNN Website: www.unn.edu.ng or www.spgs.unn.edu.ng from July to August after submitting the completed application form.
3. Date of the Screening Test: To Be Announced.
NOTE: For Ph.D. degree programme, a candidate must obtain at least an acceptance letter from a journal certified by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka as a condition for graduation.
This Advert supersedes the earlier one published for the 2017/2018 academic session.
T. Ugwueze,
Deputy, Registrar/Secretary,
School of Postgraduate Studies
15 June, 2017