FUGUS Postgraduate Admission Form 2023/2024


  • Federal University Gusau (FUGUS) is offering application forms for its 2023/2024 Postgraduate programmes: PGD, Masters, and PhD. Each has specific eligibility criteria, including academic qualifications and credit passes in Mathematics and English. The duration varies depending on full-time or part-time studies. Graduation requires meeting the postgraduate school’s criteria, passing exams, and submitting research works. The application process involves an online form with a non-refundable fee of ₦15,000.

Federal University Gusau (FUGUS) Postgraduate Admission Form

The esteemed Federal University Gusau (FUGUS) announces the sale of application forms for its Postgraduate School. Aspiring candidates can apply for POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD), MASTER, and PHD PROGRAMMES for the forthcoming 2023/2024 academic year.

📚 Programmes Federal University Gusau offers PGD, Master, and PhD Programmes for 2023/2024.
📝 PGD Requirements Credit in Mathematics & English, Third Class Honours Degree, HND, or other Senate-approved qualifications.
🕐 PGD Duration Full-time: 12-18 months. Part-time: 18-24 months. Extensions possible in exceptional cases.
📝 Masters Requirements Credit in Mathematics & English, Second Class Honours Degree, 3rd Class or HND with University PGD (CPGA 3.0/5.00), or other Senate-approved qualifications.
🕐 Masters Duration Full-time: 18-24 months. Part-time: 24-36 months.
📝 PhD Requirements Credit in Mathematics & English, Master’s degree with CGPA of 3.5/5.00, or other Senate-approved qualifications.
🕐 PhD Duration Full-time: 24-48 months. Part-time: 48-60 months. Extensions possible in exceptional cases.
🖊 Application Info Forms online for N15,000. Apply at pgs.fugusau.edu.ng/, pay fee, and fill out the application form.


1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must meet the standard matriculation prerequisites of Federal University Gusau, including a Credit Pass in Mathematics and English Language.
  • Eligible candidates must possess one of the following:
    • A first degree with a minimum of third-class honours from FUGUS or another recognized institution.
    • Qualifications sanctioned by the Senate of FUGUS other than the aforementioned.
    • A Higher National Diploma (HND) with Pass or higher in relevant areas from an accredited institution.

Study Duration:

  • Full Time: 12 – 18 months
  • Part Time: 18 – 24 months

Extensions might be possible under special circumstances, based on recommendations from the respective Faculty and Postgraduate School Board.

Graduation Requirements:

To attain a Postgraduate Diploma from FUGUS, a student must:

  • Fulfil all requirements set by the Postgraduate School.
  • Pass all mandated written examinations.
  • Complete and submit a research project.

2. Masters

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aspiring candidates should meet the university’s foundational matriculation criteria, which include a Credit Pass in both Mathematics and English Language.
  • An applicant should possess one of the following qualifications:
    • A first degree with at least a second-class honour from FUGUS or a recognized institution.
    • Other qualifications endorsed by the Senate of FUGUS.
    • Third-class degree or HND holders, alongside University PGD with a CGPA of 3.0/5.00, might be considered for certain academic master’s programmes.

Study Duration:

  • Full Time: 18 – 24 months
  • Part Time: 24 – 36 months

Graduation Requirements:

For the acquisition of a Master’s Degree from FUGUS, candidates must:

  • Meet all prerequisites of the Postgraduate School.
  • Successfully pass all compulsory written exams.
  • Clear an oral examination or viva voce centred on their research area.

3. PhD Programmes

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All candidates interested in M.Phil and Ph.D programmes must adhere to the foundational matriculation requirements of FUGUS, encompassing a Credit Pass in Mathematics and English.
  • A prospective student should have:
    • A Master’s degree with a CGPA of at least 3.5 on a 5-point scale from FUGUS or a recognized institution.
    • Qualifications other than the above, ratified by the Senate of FUGUS.

Study Duration:

  • Full Time: 24 – 48 months
  • Part Time: 48 – 60 months

Extensions may be possible, subject to the recommendations from the corresponding Faculty and Postgraduate School Board.

Graduation Requirements:

For the conferment of a PhD Degree from FUGUS, aspirants must:

  • Abide by all stipulations of the Postgraduate School.
  • Pass every designated written examination.
  • Clear an oral test or viva voce regarding their specific research domain.


Application forms can be procured online for a non-refundable fee of ₦15,000.

Application Steps:

  1. Visit FUGUS’s Postgraduate Portal
  2. Click on ‘APPLY’ and follow the prompts to generate a REMITA payment invoice.
  3. Either:
    • Print the invoice and make payment at the bank.
    • Opt for the online payment method offered by REMITA.
  4. Use the RRR on the invoice as both your USERNAME and PASSWORD to log in.
  5. Once the payment is successfully validated, an application form will appear. Fill it out and submit.
  6. Monitor your account regularly for updates on admission status and print the admission letter upon successful admission.

Applicants are advised to meticulously follow the guidelines and ensure they meet all requirements to boost their chances of securing a spot in this prestigious institution.

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