UDUSOK Post-Graduate Application 2014/2015 is on

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Full-Time/Part-Time
Postgraduate Programmes in the Postgraduate School, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto for the
2014/2015 Academic Session.

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
(a) Postgraduate Diploma

The following may qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma admission:
(i) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University or other recognized institutions.

(ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) (not HD) with a minimum of Lower Credit
pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.

(iii) In special cases, holders of HND with minimum of Lower Credit pass in non- related
areas may be admitted after passing such tests as may be prescribed by the
Departments/Faculties.

(iv) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above which are acceptable to the
Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.

(v) In addition to (i) – (iv) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s minimum
requirement(s) for matriculation.
(b) Masters’ Degree (Academic and Professional)

The following may qualify for the Masters Degree admission:
(i) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University or other recognized institutions who have
obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least second-class division or its
equivalent, or candidates with University degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma
of Usmanu Danfodiyo University or other recognized University with at least a credit
level pass.

(ii) Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50% or above. Such
candidates may be subjected to qualifying tests. 2

(iii) Candidates with only Bachelors degree in Third Class division and a relevant
Postgraduate Diploma.

(iv) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable
to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.

(v) Candidates may be required to pass examination set by departments to which they are
seeking admission to determine their suitability for postgraduate work.

(vi) In addition to (i) -(v) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for
matriculation

(c) Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.)
The following may qualify for Master of Philosophy admission:
(i) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University or other recognized institutions who have
obtained a Masters degree with a minimum GPA of less than 3.0 on a 4-point scale or
less than 4.0 on 5-point scale.

(ii) Holders of a Masters degree in a cognate discipline with a GPA of 4.0 and above.

(iii) Candidates with a degree of Professional Masters with at least a Bachelors degree.

(iv) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable
to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.

(v) In addition to (i) – (iv) above, a candidate must satisfy the university’s requirements for
matriculation.

(d) Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
The following may qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:
(i) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University and other recognized institutions who have
obtained good Masters Degree with a GPA of not less than 4.0 on a 5-point scale or 3.0
on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed areas of study.

(ii) Candidates with the Degree of Professional Masters with at least a Bachelor’s Degree may
qualify for admission provided that they satisfy the condition in (i) above.

(iii) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University and other recognized institutions who have
obtained Masters of Philosophy degree appropriate to the proposed areas of study. 3

(iv) In addition to (i), (ii) and (iii) above candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree
in Second Class lower division.

(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above acceptable to the Board of
Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.

(vi) In addition to (i) – (v) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.

NOTE: (a) Holders of Higher Diploma (HD) are NOT recognized for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University. (b) Applicants with ‘PASS’ at any level (Diploma or Degree) are not eligible for admission. (c) Applicants without NYSC Discharge /Exemption Certificate need not apply.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
The application forms are available at Mainstreet Bank Ltd and First Bank Plc. branches nationwide at the cost of N 10,300.00 only. Interested applicants are hereby advised to visit the Application Website: http://pg.udusok.edu.ng for additional information on the Application Procedures.

Applicants should arrange well in advance for their academic transcripts to be forwarded to the undersigned before the closing date.

CLOSING DATE
Application closes on 27th September, 2014.

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