Deferment of admission has become a norm during every academic session. Fresh candidates seeking admission into UNILAG School of Postgraduate studies or returning students are at liberty to apply for deferment of admission when the need arises.
There are many reasons fresh PG students even after gaining admission request for UNILAG deferment form. Remember that this form is not only meant for fresh PG students but current postgraduate students too. The admission office of UNILAG SPGS are aware that for some reasons, either personal or corporate reasons, students apply for deferment forms and the university in turn makes it a duty to make the deferment forms available for whosoever is or are interested in the UNILAG deferment form.
Here are the 5 major reasons students apply for defer their admissions in UNILAG
- Financial commitments
- Corporate engagements outside Lagos
- Holiday abroad
- Family Vacations
- Medical and health reasons
The UNILAG deferment form is available for all postgraduate programmes which includes Masters degree programmes, Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes, MBA and other PHD programmes.
Now the most frequently asked questions gotten from the categories of candidates seeking to defer their admission in the University of Lagos are;
i) What are the criteria for applying for UNILAG deferment application form
iii) Who is Eligible To Apply for UNILAG Deferment Application Form?
iii) What are the compulsory fees to be paid?
iv) What are the processes involved in applying for UNILAG postgraduate deferment form
v) How to apply for UNILAG postgraduate deferment form online
We shall be treating the above questions one after the other as this would help you get the first hand knowledge on how to apply for UNILAG postgraduate deferment form online.
These are the steps that must be followed in applying for deferment of admission in UNILAG (University of Lagos)
i) Criteria for Applying for UNILAG Deferment Application Form
Before considering to defer your admission in UNILAG as a fresh student, you must ensure that you have been cleared and as for current students, you are good to start your application for deferment of admission. Only students that have been cleared are automatically in the data base of the university of Lagos so it is adamant to get cleared before starting the deferment of admission process.
ii) Who is Eligible To Apply for UNILAG Deferment Application Form?
- Only fully registered fresh and returning students for the session are eligible to apply for deferment;
- Students who are unable to register for a particular semester or session are eligible to apply for deferment of admission
- Students facing financial challenges, that is, unable to pay for their tuition fee and all necessary fees
- Students with confirmed report of grievous medical cases
- Applications for Re-absorption after withdrawal due to absence for three (3) consecutive semesters are considered and recommended by the Faculty Board of Studies to BCOS through the office of the Director, Directorate of Academic Affairs are also eligible for application of deferment of admission.
iii) What Are The Compulsory Fees?
For those candidates asking for how to applying for deferment of admission in UNILAG, please note that after you have been cleared by the necessary departments, the next thing to do is pay for all necessary fees. One of which is payment of acceptance fee. This is the most important fee that must be paid before your deferment application form can be accepted.
It is true that financial constraints is one of the reasons students apply for deferment of admission in UNILAG and even other higher institutions, however, there must be a form of financial commitment such as payment of the postgraduate acceptance fee. This fee states that the candidate has accepted the provisional admission from UNILAG while current PG students must have paid up departmental dues or tuition fee for the previous semester to be eligible to defer their admission in the current academic session and as such, it has to be confirmed on your personalize current student portal on Unilag Spgs website.
Please note that the compulsory fees to be paid shall be visible on the admission letter from Unilag school of postgraduate studies.
iv) Payment Of Tuition Fees (Returning or Current Students)
This applies to current UNILAG postgraduate students applying for deferment of admission. To apply for deferment of admission at UNILAG, You must have paid your postgraduate school fees first semester of your tuition fees for full time students while part time PG students are to pay at least 50% of their tuition fee for the session before applying for deferment of admission.
How To Applying For Deferment of Postgraduate Admission Form In UNILAG
In order to successfully apply for UNILAG admission deferment form, the following steps must be considered by applicants;
STEP 1: Login to the student portal by clicking Current Students or alternatively go Unilag Spgs website(Spgs.unilag.edu.ng) and click on the current student link.
STEP 2: A page will be displayed and you will be required to enter your details (Application number and surname in lowercase as password) as this would grant you access to this application form.
STEP 3: Upon login in, a page showing the UNILAG admission deferment application link will be displayed.
STEP 4: Click on ‘UNILAG admission deferment application link’ and proceed with your application and you will be required to follow the commands shown at every stage of the application.
Make sure all details filled are correct as wrong inputs of details would automatically disqualify your application and the fee paid as UNILAG deferment application form online SHALL NOT be refunded by the admission office in charge of processing the form.
Hope this is well understood? do you have any other question as regards UNILAG deferment admission process and how to defer your admission in UNILAG school of postgraduate studies? please reach us via the comment section below and we shall respond swiftly.
Good luck in your application process.