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UNIBEN Postgraduate Form for 2021/2022 Session [UPDATED]

University of Benin (UNIBEN) Postgraduate Admission Form for 2021/2022 Session is now on sale. Form cost N22,000. The closing date is 15th January 2023. See how to apply and other vital information below.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to the University of Benin, UNIBEN postgraduate programmes admission for the 2021/2022 academic session. The postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and PhD in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of Benin.

Before you proceed, check UNBEN Postgraduate COURSES.

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UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Requirements

  1. 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.
  2. Four credits at Ordinary level, plus OND (not pass), NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes or any other equivalent.
  3. A holder of a Pass (Degree/Diploma) is not qualified for admission into the postgraduate programme of the University of Benin. Also, all holders of 3rd class degree must possess PGD to be considered for admission into the Master’s programmes. 
  4. Candidates who obtained a 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.
  5. A candidate applying for the PhD in any programme of the University of Benin must have obtained a minimum weighted average score of 60% in the Master’s degree. 
  6. 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%
  7. Only students who have the NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate can be allowed to clear into the university’s postgraduate programme.

Transcripts: Candidates should print out the referee forms provided in the application page fill and return 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 PhD in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of Benin, CLICK HERE!

How to Apply for UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Form

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 N22,000.00 (Twenty-two thousand naira only).

The 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. All application processes must be completed by 15th January 2023.

Note: students are advised to always check the website for those courses that require written entrance examination. Please make sure you include your e-mail address/telephone when applying.


Only candidate given admission into the various Pg programmes are to proceed to pay the total amount of Non-Refundable Acceptance fees as stated below:
Total – N60,000.00

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


Admission into some 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.


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Nweze Ifeanyi Isaiah

Please is there still opportunity for admission into postgraduate schools in Uniben currently? If no, when will application be opened again for this year?


My school AAU has been on strike for quite some time now and I am yet to collect my transcript from the school, hope it won’t affect my admission?

Ehigie Miracle

Please I got the news of the application late
Can I still apply now

uti laura

Please can the transcript be sent after 3oth of April


I have paid but I can’t get the application number. Pls assist. Thanks


Pls how do I make payment for the PGD diploma form and how will I get my application number to fill the form


Is uniben doing weekend program for masters in engineering? When will the form be out for this years masters program? Thanks


How do I apply for the master’s degree? Is it online or I should go to the school itself? I need reply urgently.Thanks

Eunice oluwafemisola

Please is it true that transcript should be sent to the school by latest 8 weeks from the date of publication of sale of form? I just want to apply now in march will my transcript still be accepted? Thanks


Please when will the form for PGD programs close for years 2020/2021


Please what are the requirements for Postgraduate Diploma in uniben


I missed out of out of 2019/2020 msc form. Pls when will the next one be out?


Please does Uniben offer PGD in Office Technology and Management?


I applied for d post graduate masters program but I could not get any text message on d date of the many of us could not get a text message.i heard they will soon call those that did not get text message to come for d exam.this is my number 07035472876


i missed out on this year msc for ,please when will the next one be out?

Kpuduku Erasmus

Please i want to know if uniben pg form is still available

Taiye Ajayi

I learnt the M.Phil in Laws programme was recently approved and I want to apply for it. Kindly confirm if this information is true and how can I go about the application?


Pls when is uniben post graduate exam


Pls, when will 2019/2020 postgraduate admission list will come out.


Please how can i apply for UNIBEN post graduate (Phd) 2019 supplementary form.i am desperately awaiting your kind response. my phone number is 08033080370

Ayodele Faith

Please I wish to know when late form for UNIBEN postgraduate school will be out

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