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UDUSOK 2015/2016 Postgraduate Application Announced




Applications are invited from suitably qualified
candidates for admission into Full-Time/PartTime
Postgraduate Programmes in the Postgraduate
School, Usmanu Danfodiyo University,
Sokoto for the 2015/2016 Academic Session.

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
(a) Postgraduate Diploma
following may qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma
admission:
(i) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University,
Sokoto 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 nonrelated 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 i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits
including English Language & Mathematics.
(b) Masters' Degree (Academic and Professional)
The following may qualify for the Masters Degree
admission:
(i) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University,
Sokoto 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, Sokoto or other recognized
institutions 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.
(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 i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits
including English Language & Mathematics.
(c) Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.)
The following may qualify for Master of Philosophy
admission:
(i) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University,
Sokoto or other recognized institutions who have
obtained a Masters degree with a 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 and above.
(iii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than
the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the
Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the
University.
(iv) In addition to (i) - (iii) above, a candidate must
satisfy the University's minimum requirements for
matriculation i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits
including English Language & Mathematics.
(d) Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
The following may qualify for the Doctor of
Philosophy admission:
(i) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University,
Sokoto 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) Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University and
other recognized institutions who have obtained
Masters of Philosophy degree appropriate to the
proposed areas of
study.
(iii) In addition to (i) and (ii) above candidates must
possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Second
Class lower division.
(iv) Candidates who hold qualifications other than
the above 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 i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits
including English Language & Mathematics.
NOTE: (a) Holders of Higher Diploma (HD) are NOT
eligible for admission into the Postgraduate
Programmes of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University,
Sokoto.
(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
Application forms are available for sale, online, as
from 4th September to 25th November, 2015 at the
cost of ten thousand naira (₦10,000.00). Appropriate
administrative charges
will be applied. All Nigerian debit cards are
accepted. 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.

(Signed)
M. S. Kabir
Secretary, Postgraduate School
Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto





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