UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Form 2024/2025 Session – How To Apply

University of Calabar School of postgraduate studies has announced the sale of UNICAL postgraduate admission form for 2024/2025 academic session. University of Calabar also known as UNICAL admission from postgraduate applicants seeking admission into this university is out. The cost of UNICAL PG form is twenty-five thousand naira (N25,000.00).

In this post, we will be discussing everything about UNICAL postgraduate application form for 2024/2025 academic session, how to apply for UNICAL Postgraduate form online via UNICAL PG portal, the cost of UNICAL Postgraduate form and the closing date for submission of all completed UNICAL Postgraduate forms for 2024/2025 academic session.

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Here I will simplify the process of applying for UNICAL Postgraduate form in a coordinated manner for ease of understanding most especially for first time applicants. However, applicants that have previously registered and participated in the previous Postgraduate screening exercise but did not make it through can equally gain form this information being posted here.

UNICAL PG admission form for this academic session is not different from the previous sessions except some slight changes which in most cases do not even surface. Before going into details as regards UNICAL Postgraduate form for 2024/2025 academic session, we shall be looking at the most frequently asked questions about UNICAL Postgraduate form by past and present PG applicants. Listing and answering these FAQs would greatly assist applicants who must have had similar questions about UNICAL Postgraduate form screening application forms in mind before now.

Below are the list of FAQ on UNICAL’s Postgraduate forms;

Is UNICAL postgraduate form out?

How much is UNICAL Postgraduate form?

When will UNICAL Postgraduate form be out?

Please when is UNICAL postgraduate screening starting?

Please I want to know if UNICAL postgraduate registration is in progress?

Please when is UNICAL Postgraduate form closing date?

Will there be an entrance exam for UNICAL Postgraduate School?

What are the admission requirements for UNICAL PG School?

Can I apply for UNICAL postgraduate programme without NYSC

I am currently doing my NYSC, am I eligible to apply for UNICAL postgraduate form?

FAQs on UNICAL Postgraduate Application FormAnswers To FAQs on UNICAL Postgraduate Form
Is UNICAL Postgraduate form out?UNICAL Postgraduate form for this academic session is out.
When will UNICAL Postgraduate forms be out?UNICAL postgraduate application form for 2024/2025 session is out at the moment.
Please when is UNICAL postgraduate screening starting?The date for UNICAL’s Postgraduate form screening exercise is usually communicated via their online publication as shown below in this post.
Please I want to know if UNICAL postgraduate registration is in progress?Currently the Postgraduate form is on sale.
Please when is UNICAL Postgraduate form closing date?UNICAL PG form closing date shall be announced by the management
Will there be an entrance exam for UNICAL Postgraduate School?Yes there will be a screening test for all applicants
How much is UNICAL postgraduate Form?UNICAL Postgraduate Form is twenty five thousand naira (N25,000.00).
What are the admission requirements for UNICAL PG School?Check HERE for the list of UNICAL PG programmes and admission requirements
Can I apply for UNICAL postgraduate programme without NYSCThe answer is NO. Only candidates with NYSC Discharge certificate are eligible to apply for UNICAL postgraduate form
I am currently doing my NYSC, am I eligible to apply for UNICAL postgraduate form?No you are not eligible until your NYSC discharge certificate is ready.
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The above are the most frequently asked questions on UNICAL Postgraduate forms and the best possible answers. Go through them carefully and you can never be wrong with those answers.

Now in details, UNICAL postgraduate form comes out every academic session and many of you just rush without waiting to confirm if you are eligible to apply or buy the form which is the reason most get stuck in the middle of the registration process.

Before applying for UNICAL postgraduate form screening form you must meet the following requirements and eligibility criteria as listed below;

After you are sure your preferred choice of PG programme is offered in UNICAL and have confirmed you meet the admission requirements into the institution then you can go ahead and apply for UNICAL postgraduate application form.

Now let’s take a look at the list of postgraduate courses offered In UNICAL their admission requirements. The admission requirements are listed just directly under each PG programme.

Check UNICAL Postgraduate Programmes and Requirements before proceeding to apply.

General Admission Requirements

Courses may be offered full-time or part-time. All programmes begin with coursework and end with a project for Graduate Diploma, MBA, MPA and MPAS or thesis for Master’s and Ph.D degrees.

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Requirements for Admission:

  • Candidates are required to have a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5-point scale and 2.75 on a 4-point scale for Master’s programmes and 4.00 on a 5-point scale and 3.00 on a 4-point scale for the Ph.D programmes.
  • A CGPA of 1.50 and above is required for PGD programmes.
    Candidates with Master’s degree from recognized universities may credit the relevant courses towards the Ph.D programme, provided that the quality of the grade is acceptable to the Graduate School.

Duration of Programme:

For full-time studies the Postgraduate Diploma lasts for two (2) semesters. The Master’s degrees last for 4 semesters; and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programmes last for 6 semesters.
For part-time programmes, the Master’s degrees last for 6 semesters, the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) lasts for 10 semesters.

Please be informed that PGD programmes run on full-time basis only.

Note: Filling of forms – Surnames first, First name next, Middle name last.

There will be no changes made after submission of application forms online. Therefore candidates must think through before submission as any change will attract a fee.

This is to prevent multiple applications. The titles Mr, Miss or Mrs may be used but not Rev(Dr), Chief, etc. Programmes applied for should be Ph.D, M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc, MPH, LLM, and PGD. No extension of application after 4th of December, 2024.

How To Apply for UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Form

Step 1 – Walk into any bank across the federation and make payment on E-Transact platform to purchase Graduate School application form for 2024/2025 academic session.

Step 2 – Make a payment of ₦25,000.00 and obtain the payment slip.

Step 3 – Go online to

Step 4 – Log on with the generated pin on the payment slip to fill the Postgraduate form.

Step 5 – You will be required to pay a non-refundable fee of ₦25,000.00 at any bank nationwide via E-Transact platform for Graduate School application form 2024/2025 academic session.

Step 6 – A printout with a unique PIN will be issued at the bank with which you will then enter their unique PIN and their mobile phone numbers on to access the form.

Step 7 – Follow the steps by providing your data as prompted and ensure that your form is submitted.



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Please bring a copy of the printed form to the venue on the day of the screening.


As part of the application, candidates are expected to submit a CONCEPT NOTE of 2 pages maximum for Ph.D programmes and one (1) page maximum for Master’s programmes.

The concept note will be typed online in a space provided in the form and printed out for submission to the department. The concept note is a MINI SUMMARY OF RESEARCH PROPOSAL highlighting what candidates intend to research on when admitted. It will have to cover the following:

  • – Statement of the problem
  • – Relevance of study to self and society
  • – Aim(s) of the study
  • – Justification
  • – Methodology
  • – Brief theoretical background

Note: Candidates who fail to send their concept notes online along with their application forms will not be allowed to take part in the oral interview.


Candidates are to ensure that their academic transcripts are forwarded by their previous institutions through courier service to the Academic Secretary, Graduate School, University of Calabar, P.M.B. 1115, Calabar, Cross River State, ON OR BEFORE THE DEADLINE INDICATED BELOW.

Candidates whose transcripts are not received in the Graduate School by DECEMBER 13, 2024, shall NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION.

There will be no room for awaiting results (all applicants whose results have not been approved by the Graduate School Board/University Senate will not be considered for admission).

Click HERE to start your application

UNICAL PG Form Closing Date

The closing date for submission of all duly completed forms is yet to be announced by the management of the university. Admission is still open for application.

I Hope you understand the steps provided above? Do you have any questions as regards the UNICAL PG admission form for 2024/2025 session? Please reach out to us via the comment section or our contact us page and we shall respond accordingly.

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