ADSU Postgraduate Admission Form 2024/2025 Academic Session

The School of Postgraduate Studies at Adamawa State University, under the university’s management, has officially released the ADSU postgraduate admission form for the 2024/2025 academic session.

This admission form is accessible online, catering to candidates aspiring to pursue postgraduate programs at ADSU, provided they meet the admission requirements for their chosen programs.

This article serves as a comprehensive guide for both first-time and returning applicants seeking information about the ADSU postgraduate admission form.

It covers essential aspects such as the commencement date for the sale of the form, the application procedure, the duration of PG programs, the cost of the form, and the closing date for application submission.

Before delving into the details, it’s pertinent to address common challenges faced by past ADSU PG applicants during their application processes. By acknowledging these issues, prospective applicants can navigate their registration without encountering similar problems.

Having addressed the FAQs, let’s proceed to outline the general admission requirements for ADSU postgraduate programs and the application process.

General Admission Requirements for ADSU Postgraduate Programs

Postgraduate Diploma Program (PGD)

1. A graduate from any recognized university or an individual with a qualification deemed equivalent to a first degree may be admitted.

2. Upper credit in the HND from a recognized institution is also acceptable.

3. Additional requirements may apply based on the specific PGD program.

Masters Degree Programme

1. A candidate with a first degree from a recognized university and a minimum of second-class lower division may be admitted.
2. Candidates with a good postgraduate diploma from a recognized university are also eligible.
3. Additional requirements may apply based on the specific Master’s program.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

1. Candidates with a good master’s degree (not an MBA) in the relevant or related discipline, including coursework and a defended research dissertation, may be admitted.
2. A minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or 4.0 on a 5-point scale is preferred.
3. Candidates must have obtained a 60% average in both coursework and the Master’s Dissertation, examined by an External Examiner and involving an oral defense.

Required Documents

1. photocopies of NYSC discharge and exemption certificates.
2. Photocopies of all qualifying credentials, including O’level
3. Completed application forms must have transcripts sent directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies.

Duration of Studies for Postgraduate Programs

Postgraduate Diploma Programs
1. Full-Time Diploma: Minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters
2. Part-Time Diploma: Minimum of three semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.

Masters Degree Programmes
1. Full-Time: A minimum of three semesters and a maximum of six semesters.
2. Part-Time: A minimum of four semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.

M.Phil/Ph.D Programmes
1. Full-Time: A minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
2. Part-Time: A minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters.

Ph.D Programme

1. Full-Time: A minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
2. Part-Time: A minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters.

How to Apply for ADSU Postgraduate Admission Form 2024/2025

To apply successfully, follow these steps:

1.  Complete your online payment through the ADSU PG portal or pay into the university’s United Bank for Africa (UBA PLC) Account No. 1003184720. Refer to the payment table for the respective PG programs.

  1. PGD & M.Sc = ₦11,000.00
  2.  MPA = ₦21,000.00
  3. Ph.D = ₦26,000.00

2.  After payment, visit the ADSU Postgraduate Admission Application Portal at

3. Click on “New Application.”

4. Enter your name and a valid phone number (for subsequent communication).

5.  You will be redirected to the login page.

6. Present evidence of payment to the Secretary, Postgraduate School, and collect application forms.

7. Click here to apply. (

Additional Notes:

1. Candidates who have not completed the National Youth Service Corps assignment or their current postgraduate programs need not apply.
2. All academic transcripts must be received within two weeks of the scheduled date.
3. Requests for the transfer of processed application forms from one department to another will not be entertained.
4. Candidates must personally attend the selection and written examinations, as makeup tests will not be conducted.
5. Include your e-mail address or phone number on the form.
6. For further information or inquiries, send a message to [email protected].

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