FUTMINA postgraduate admission form for 2020/2021 academic session has been released by the management and school authority of the university. All details about the admission process, duration of respective programmes, how to register and the available postgraduate programmes for FUTMINNA have all been provided below.
Kindly note that the available PG programmes are for Masters. To apply, applicants are to carefully go through the information provided to avoid making costly mistakes that could jeopardize their chances of gaining admission.
The management FUTMINAA School of postgraduate studies are currently inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA) PG programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.
Duration of FUTMINNA Postgraduate Programmes
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- 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.
Master Degree Programmes
- A Minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
- First degree in relevant areas from any recognized university.
- Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit at HND level are eligible for admission
- Candidates with PASS grade are not eligible for admission.
How to Apply for FUTMINNA Postgraduate Admission Form
The steps below are required for applying for FUTMINA PG form. Ensure you take note of every step and fill in correctly, the required information as required. Please note that all applications for Postgraduate programmes are online through the University website; futminna.edu.ng
All requested information on the online application must be correctly, and accurately provided with current and active email addresses and phone numbers.
Step 1 – Click on the button with ‘START APPLICATION BUTTON’.
Step 2 – Login and start application page appears.
Step 3 – Click Start Application Link (blinking) at the top of the page.
Step 4 – Enter surname, first name, other names, valid email address and highest qualification obtained.
Step 5 – Make sure you enter all information correctly, because your email address will be used to send Application Number.
Step 6 – Select the last option “PROGRAMME APPLICATION TITLE” from the list. This option determines the programmes available for registration.
Step 7 – Click the “Submit Application” button
Step 8 – Upon clicking on the SUBMIT APPLICATION button, you must return to login page with NEW APPLICATION NUMBER to finalize your online registration.
[Optional] Candidate can also sign-in into their email account and continue using the link provided to continue registration.
- Important Note: Candidate should also check their SPAM folder in case mail is not found in the mail “inbox”
- Once you login successfully complete the remaining part of the registration as follows:
- Fill out your data
- O-level results one or combination of two sittings.
- Upload all credential (Recommended size: Width:500px/Height:680px)
- Upload Thesis (Ph.d Candidates only)
- Upload Passport (Recommended size: Width:150px/Height:170px)
Use Corel Draw or Paint for adjustment or resizing your relevant documents. Scanned copy of all relevant credentials must be in JPG format
- You can make modifications at this stage as much as you like before payment. Note you can save and continue later or click on final submission preview.
- Click Referee Link on right pane of the page to add/send referee request.
- Enter referee valid email and click the send button. You have upto three(3) request to make and must not be the same referee.
- Note: Candidates are advice to monitor their referee request until all requests status are cleared. But you can still proceed to payment and submit final registration.
Step 1 – Click Open payment button
Step 2 – Proceed to the payment gateway. A payment information page will be generated for you to confirm your previous data entered.
Step 3 – Payment for FUTMinna College can be completed via any of these Debit Cards (MasterCard,Verve & VISA Card)
Step 4 – Enter ATM Debit card details (Card number, expiry date, CVV2 i.e. the 3 digits behind your card, and pin number)
Step 5 – This automatically debits N10,000 application fees and N250 for bank commission)
Step 6 – You can also generate RRR payment slip from portal and visit any bank branch to make payment through REMITA platform. After payment at the bank return to your portal to continue your registration.
Step 7 – Ensure you printout of the registration form and payment for VERIFICATION purpose.
Click HERE to apply.
Please be informed that all duly completed application forms must be submitted online through the University portal before the closing date. All necessary instructions on filling of form must be adhered to and failure to do so is sufficient ground to disqualify an applicant.
Completed application forms must be printed out as they would be requested for during registration, on successful admission.
All PhD Applicants must upload their research proposal of interest and ensure that their official transcripts are forwarded to;
Federal University of Technology,
Minna, Niger State.
Please note the following:
- Before processing your admission, an official transcripts could also be sent through our Email (email@example.com) to be uploaded before processing of admission.
- 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).
- All certificates must be uploaded in their original form and in colour.
COST OF FUTMINNA PG APPLICATION FORM
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.
PAYMENT OF FEES AND THE PROCEDURES
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.
FUTMINNA PG Form Closing Date
The submission deadline for all completed forms for 2020/2021 academic session is yet to be announced. You are advised to apply only through the university’s postgraduate portal.
Hope the above information on FUTMINAA PG admission form for PGD, Masters and Ph.D students for 2020/2021 academic session has been properly understood? If you have any other question, kindly get back to us via the comment section below and we shall respond accordingly.
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