FUTMINNA 2018/2019 Postgraduate Admission Form is Out

Federal University Of Technology minna FUTMINNA
Federal University Of Technology minna FUTMINNA

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA) postgraduate programmes for the
2018/2019 academic session.

Duration of FUTMINNA Postgraduate
Master Degree Programmes
The Master Degree programmes are expected to last a
minimum of three Semesters for full-time students and
there is no part time for Master’s degree programmes. The
maximum allowable periods of studies shall be six
semesters for full-time, subject to passing all courses at the end of each semester and maintaining a CGPA of 2.5 at the end of the course-work programme. Failure to meet
this requirement will result in withdrawal from the programme.

PhD Programme
A Minimum of six semesters (three (3) academic
sessions) and maximum of ten semesters (five (5)
academic sessions) for full-time students.

A Minimum of ten semesters (five (5) academic sessions)
and maximum of fourteen semesters (seven (7) academic sessions) for part-time students respectively.
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
Please note that any candidate with PASS grade at either OND or HND does not qualify for admission. Generally,
Full-time Students are expected to graduate normally after
Three Semesters on successful completion of their
programmes, subject to maintaining a minimum CGPA of 1.50 in any semester.

FUTMINNA Postgraduate General
Admission Requirements.
A candidate applying for Postgraduate Studies in the
Federal University of Technology, Minna must have
obtained five (5) Credits in WAEC, NECO, NABTEB and GCE (O’Level) or their equivalents including English
Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.
No admission shall be made on the basis of any awaiting results and no exemption is made for admission into any programme.

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1 Ph.D. Programmes
i. Candidates for admission for any of PhD
Programme shall be Master Degree graduates of the
Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other University recognized by the Senate or holders
of equivalent qualifications acceptable to the
University Senate(Not professional masters).
ii. A Master Degree holder applying for PhD
Programme of the University must have maintained
a weighted score average of 60% or a ‘B’ grade or a
CGPA of 3.50 out of 5.00 in overall performance in
the Master Degree programme.
iii. Appropriate courses may be prescribed for
candidates whose background is considered weak
for the areas of specialization. This is done at the
discretion of the School/Department within the
approved general regulations/guidelines of the
Postgraduate School.
2. Master Degree Programmes
i. A Minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower
Division) degree from Federal University of
Technology, Minna or any other recognized
ii. A Third Class Honours Degree with at least 3 years
graduation experience in relevant fields may be
considered. In some areas, passing a qualifying
examination to be administered by the Department
of the candidates, in consultation with the
Postgraduate School, may be required.
iii. Candidates with HND with a minimum of Lower
Credit, OND Lower Credit and a Postgraduate
Diploma in relevant field with, at least a minimum of
Lower Credit and one year graduation experience
may be considered.
iv. For avoidance of doubt, candidates with PASS
grade at any level Degree, PGD, HND and OND do
not qualify for admission to the PhD/ Master/PGD
Programmes. No Diploma candidate with CGPA less
than 2.50 qualifies for admission into the Master
Degree Programmes.
v. Where examination is required as in the case of (ii)
and (iii) above, an examination fee of N2000.00 will
be charged outside the cost of Postgraduate
application forms.
vi. In all cases of admission the final decision on
qualified candidates rests with the Postgraduate
School Board. Candidates with Science-based
background are normally considered.
vii. All Master Degree Programmes require course work
components in addition to research work
components. There is no exemption. A Thesis must
be defended and submitted for a student to qualify
and graduate.
3. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
i. First degree in relevant areas from any recognised
ii. Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit at HND
level are eligible for admission.
iii. Candidates with PASS grade are not eligible for
How to Apply for FUTMINNA
Postgraduate Admission.
1. All applications for Postgraduate programmes are
online through the University website;
2. Applications will be accessible as from 14th May,
3. All requested information on the online application
must be correctly, and accurately provided with
current and active email addresses and phone
4. Completed application forms must be submitted
online through the University portal latest on 31st
August, 2018. All necessary instructions on filling of
form must be adhered to and failure to do so is
sufficient ground to disqualify an applicant.
5. Completed application forms must be printed out as
they would be requested for during registration, on
successful admission.
6. All PhD Applicants must upload their research
proposal of interest and ensure that their official
transcripts are forwarded to;
The Secretary,
Postgraduate School,
Federal University of Technology,
Minna, Niger State.
before the processing of admission. Official
transcripts could also be sent through our Email
(pgs@futminna.edu.ng ) to be uploaded before
processing of admission.
7. It is the responsibility of each candidate to ensure
that the online referee reports are duly filled and
submitted by the respective referees before the
closing date. (Minimum of two (2) referees must be
submitted on line).
8. All certificates must be uploaded in their original
form and in colour.
See also: List of Universities Selling Postgraduate Forms
for 2018/2019 Academic Session .
University charges an application fee of Ten thousand
naira (N10,000.00) plus, Two hundred and fifty Naira (N250.00) Remita charge making a total of ten thousand
two hundred and fifty naira (N10,250.00) payable online
via the Remita platform with the use of Master or Verve
card through the School portal.
All successful applicants offered provisional admission
must undergo the following registration formalities:
screening, payment of fees, and registration. This shall be
completed within a stipulated date beyond which the
candidate loses the admission.

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