KWASU Postgraduate Admission Form 2023/2024


Ever contemplated embarking on a postgraduate journey? What opportunities are presented by Kwara State University for the 2023/2024 academic year? Unveil the array of postgraduate admissions at KWASU, Malete.

Kwara State University (KWASU) Postgraduate Admission Form

Kwara State University (KWASU), located in Malete, has recently rolled out its admissions process for various postgraduate programmes for the 2023/2024 academic year. For individuals aiming to further their academic career, this post serves as a detailed guide on the prerequisites, application process, and other crucial information to aid in your journey.

🏢 University Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete
📚 Admission Postgraduate Programmes (Full Time) for 2023/2024
📅 Duration Varies (from 2 semesters for PGD to max of 10 semesters for Ph.D.)
🔍 Requirements Different for PGD, Master’s, M.Phil./Ph.D., and Ph. D.
💼 Application Via KWASU portal, payment with Interswitch MasterCard or Verve Card
📅 Application Dates Starts 25th August 2023, Ends 24th October 2023
💰 Fee N30,000:00 for application form
📞 Contact Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies: +2348035851625

Eligibility and Admission Requirements

1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes:

  • Who’s Eligible?
    • Graduates from KWASU or any other acknowledged universities.
    • Those with a Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of a Credit pass in relevant disciplines.
    • Individuals with other qualifying certifications approved by KWASU’s Board of School of Postgraduate Studies.
    • Moreover, all applicants should fulfil the University’s standard matriculation criteria.
  • Duration: The PGD programme spans from a minimum of 2 semesters up to a maximum of 4 semesters.

2. Master’s Degree (Academic):

  • Who’s Eligible?
    • Graduates of KWASU or its equivalents with at least a Second Class (Upper Division) Bachelor’s degree.
    • Second Class Lower Division degree holders may be considered following a qualifying examination.
    • Additionally, the University’s matriculation requirements are mandatory.

3. M.Phil./Ph.D.:

  • Who’s Eligible?
    • Candidates must possess a Master’s degree with a 55% minimum cumulative (Weighted) Average Score.
    • Should the score be less than 60% post-M.Phil examination, the M.Phil./Ph.D. becomes terminal.

4. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree:

  • Who’s Eligible?
    • Candidates require a Master’s degree with a minimum 60% Cumulative (Weighted) Average Score.
    • KWASU’s standard matriculation criteria apply.

Duration & Programme Structure

  • Full-time Courses:
    • Master’s: Between three (3) and six (6) semesters.
    • M.Phil.: Two (2) to four (4) semesters.
    • Ph.D.: Six (6) to ten (10) semesters.
  • Part-time Courses:
    • Master’s: Six (6) to eight (8) semesters.
    • Ph.D.: Minimum of eight (8) semesters.

All academic programmes combine coursework with in-depth research.

Application Process

To streamline the process for potential students, KWASU has outlined the following steps:

  1. Start the Process: Visit KWASU’s official portal
  2. Application: Select ‘Apply now’, then choose the ‘Postgraduate’ link.
  3. Personal Details: Provide the necessary information as prompted.
  4. Payment: Securely process your payment via Interswitch MasterCard or Verve Card.
  5. Final Steps: After a successful payment, note down the application number generated. Using this number and your surname as the password, you can finalise your application. Once done, remember to print your application and payment receipt.

Essential Guidelines

  • The application window starts on 25th August 2023 and concludes on 24th October 2023.
  • Application forms come with a N30,000 fee.
  • Ensure official academic transcripts reach the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, KWASU, Malete by 27th October 2023.

For more details or queries, contact the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies at +2348035851625 or email

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