NOUN Admission: Everything you need to know

NOUN Admission Form For 2022/2023 Admission

NOUN Admission form into Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduates programmes will soon be on sale and it will be available for purchase online when released officially by the university management.

This post will be updated immediately the National Open University of Nigeria releases the 2022 NOUN Post Utme Form.

List of NOUN Programme

P010101B.Agric Animal ScienceD0101
P010201B.Agric Agricultural Extension and Rural DevelopmentD0102
P010202B.Agric Agricultural Economics and Agro-BusinessD0102
P010205PGD. Agricultural Extension ManagementD0102
P010301B.Agric Crop ScienceD0103
P010302B.Agric Soil and Land Resources ManagementD0103
P020101B.A. EnglishD0201
P020103B.A. FrenchD0201
P020202B.A. Islamic StudiesD0202
P020207B.A. Christian Religious StudiesD0202
P020208PGD. Christian Religious StudiesD0202
P020209M.A. Christian Religious StudiesD0202
P030101B.A.(ED) Early Childhood EducationD0301
P030102B.A.(ED) EnglishD0301
P030103B.A.(ED) FrenchD0301
P030104B.A.(ED) Primary EducationD0301
P030105B.Sc.(ED) Business EducationD0301
P030201B.Sc.(ED) Agricultural ScienceD0302
P030202B.Sc.(ED) BiologyD0302
P030203B.Sc.(ED) ChemistryD0302
P030204B.Sc.(ED) Computer ScienceD0302
P030205B.Sc.(ED) Integrated ScienceD0302
P030206B.Sc.(ED) MathematicsD0302
P030207B.Sc.(ED) PhysicsD0302
P030208M.ED. Educational TechnologyD0302
P030209M.ED. Science EducationD0302
P030301PGD. EducationD0303
P030302M.ED. Administration and PlanningD0303
P030303M.ED. Guidance and CounsellingD0303
P040101B.NSc. Nursing (new)D0401
P040201B.Sc. Public HealthD0402
P040301B.Sc. Environmental Health ScienceD0403
P060101B.Sc. Business AdministrationD0601
P060102B.Sc. Public AdministrationD0601
P060103PGD. Business AdministrationD0601
P060104PGD. Public AdministrationD0601
P060105Masters in Business AdministrationD0601
P060106Masters in Public AdministrationD0601
P060107M.Sc. Business AdministrationD0601
P060108M.Sc. Public AdministrationD0601
P060203B.Sc. MarketingD0602
P060206B.Sc. EntrepreneurshipD0602
P060207B.Sc. Cooperative and Rural DevelopmentD0602
P060301B.Sc. AccountingD0603
P060302B.Sc. Banking and FinanceD0603
P070102B.Sc. Computer ScienceD0701
P070105PGD. Information TechnologyD0701
P070107M.Sc. Information TechnologyD0701
P070108B.Sc. Information TechnologyD0701
P070202B.Sc. Environmental Management and ToxicologyD0702
P070301B.Sc. MathematicsD0703
P070302B.Sc. Maths and Computer ScienceD0703
P070401B.Sc. BiologyD0704
P070402B.Sc. ChemistryD0704
P070403B.Sc. PhysicsD0704
P080101B.Sc. EconomicsD0801
P080102eLoun BSc. EconomicsD0801
P080301B.Sc. Mass CommunicationD0803
P080302PGD. Mass CommunicationD0803
P080305M.Sc. Mass CommunicationD0803
P080401B.Sc. Political ScienceD0804
P080501B.Sc. Tourism StudiesD0805
P080601B.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict ResolutionD0806
P080602PGD. Peace Studies and Conflict ResolutionD0806
P080603M.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict ResolutionD0806
P080701B.Sc. Criminology and Security StudiesD0807
P080702PGD. Criminology and Security StudiesD0807
P090101Diploma in Buiness CommunicationD0901
P090102Diploma in Arabic and Islmaic StudiesD0901
P090103Certificate in Arabic and Islamic StudiesD0901
P090104Diploma in Financial ManagementD0901
P090105Diploma in Medical PracticeD0901
P090106Certificate in FrenchD0901
P090107Diploma in FrenchD0901
P090108Diploma in MarketingD0901
P090109Diploma in EntrepreneurshipD0901
P090110Certificate in TheologyD0901
P090111Diploma in Christian TheologyD0901
P090112Certificate in Dental Office PracticeD0901
P090113Certificate in Computer LiteracyD0901
P090114Certificate in Call Centre SkillsD0901
P090115Proficiency Certificate in Mobile Phone RepairsD0901
P100201PhD Christian TheologyD1002
P100301PhD Educational AdministrationD1003
P100302PhD Educational TechnologyD1003
P100303PhD Science EducationD1003
P100304PhD Educational PlanningD1003
P100305PhD Mathematics EducationD1003
P100602PhD Business AdministrationD1006
P100603PhD Public AdministrationD1006

NOUN Admission Requirements for All Programmes.

1. Certificate Programmes

a) Proficiency Certificate Programmes

  • No previous experience or qualification is necessary.
  • Ability to read and write will be an advantage.

Note: Candidates for Proficiency Certificates will NOT be qualified to proceed to Certificates/Diploma programmes without possessing the requisite basic qualifications.

b) University (Academic) Certificate Programmes

  • Junior Secondary School Certificate.
  • Minimum of 2 credits in SSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level, NECO, NABTEB and at not more than two sittings.
  • T.C II with at least 2 merits at not more than two sittings.
  • Mature candidates of 30 years and above with relevant work experience of not less than 10 years or evidence of prior knowledge/proficiency in a relevant field may be considered on their merit.
  • I’dadiyah Certificate of Standard Islamiyyah School.

2. Diploma Programmes

  • A minimum of three credits in SSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level, NECO and NABTEB at not more than two sittings with at least a pass in English Language.
  • A minimum of three merits in Teacher Grade II Certificate at not more than two sittings.
  • Senior Islamic School Certificate/Higher Islamiyyah Certificate including Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • Thanawiyyah Certificate of Standard Islamiyyah School.
  • NOUN Academic Certificate and Certificates of other recognized institutions.

Note: To qualify to proceed to the appropriate degree programme of NOUN, holders of Diploma Certificates would be required to make up any deficiencies in their SSCE/GCE, NECO, NABTEB and T.C II.

3. Undergraduate Programmes.

Level 100

  • Five credits in the SSCE / GCE O’Level / NECO / NABTEB or equivalents at not more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field(s) of study.
  • Teachers’ Grade II Certificates with a minimum of five merits or its combination with any of the certificates listed under (i) to obtain equivalent of five credits at ‘O’Levels.
  • Candidates seeking admission into School of Law must have five(5) credits including English Language, Literature in English and at least a credit Pass in Mathematics at not more than two (2) sittings in NECO / SSCE or GCE O/L only.
  • The School of Arts and Social Sciences requires that one of the five credits or merits must be in English Language, while at least two (2) should be in subjects relevant to the proposed field.
  • For School of Management Sciences, the credit passes at Ordinary Level must include English and Mathematics
  • For School of Education, the credit passes must include Mathematics for Science Education and English Language for all humanities. Additionally, those in Science Education must have credit in English Language.
  • For School of Science and Technology, the credit passes must include Mathematics and English Language.
  • The minimum entry requirement for B.Sc. Environmental Science and Resource Management is five (5) O’Level (SSCE / NECO / GCE or NABTEB) Credits at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics and any of Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science and Economics.

Level 200

  • National Diploma at Upper Credit from recognised institutions.
  • National Certificate in Education (NCE) in subject(s) relevant to the proposed programme of study with a minimum of one merit and two passes.
  • International Baccalaureates, Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) with at least two ‘A’ Level papers in relevant subjects and pre-requisite number of ‘O’ Level credit passes.
  • Candidates for entry into School of Law must have a minimum of Second Class (Lower) degree from any recognized University with at least five credits including English Language, Literature in English and a credit pass in Mathematics at not more than two sittings in NECO / SCCE or GCE ‘O’ Level only.
  • Candidates for entry into School of Science & Technology may be admitted into 300 Level of the programme provided they have the following qualification:
    a) Five (5) credit pass in not more than two sittings in SSCE / NECO / GCE or NABTEB in the following subjects: English Geography and Economics.
    b) A registered and licensed Community Health Extension Worker with a Diploma in Community Health Officers Programme (Higher National Diploma) and with not less than two years post qualification experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Five (5) ‘0’ level credit passes and ‘A’ level passes must be in subjects relevant to the proposed programme (s).
  • ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics is required for all Sciences and Technology, Business Education and Science Education Programmes. ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics may be considered for Social Sciences Programmes. Also, ‘O’ level pass in English Language may be considered for Physics and Mathematics Programmes.
  • Candidates applying for B.A English, B.A. (Ed) English and B.Sc. Mass Communication must have ‘O’ level credit pass in Literature in English.
  • Holders of First Degree, HND or RN with prior knowledge and relevant work experience may be considered for advanced placement and waiver.
  • Candidates awaiting results of any relevant examination may also apply; they should, however, note that processing of application will not be completed until entry requirements are met.


Candidates seeking admission must possess either Bachelor Degree Certificates or equivalent from institutions recognised by the Senate of NOUN; or

  1. Holders of HND with a minimum of Lower Credit from institutions recognised by the Senate of NOUN.
  2. Candidates seeking admission into the School of Law must possess a minimum of L.L.B degree.
  3. candidate seeking admission for PGD Agricultural Extension and Management must possess a Bachelor’s degree with at least 3rd class division is required. Candidates with pass degree and minimum of 3 years related experience may be accepted. HND holders in Agric Science or other related disciplines may be admitted. Holders of Bachelor degree in basic Science, Biological/Earth Sciences, and Agricultural Sciences from Universities that are recognised by NOUN are admitable.
  4. candidate seeking admission for the PGD HIV/AIDS Education and Management must possess HND or a good first degree in related field of study. In addition, 5 credits in English, Mathematics, a science subject and 2 other subjects.


  1. A first degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower from a University recognised by the Senate of NOUN in a related field or study.
  2. A postgraduate diploma in a related field from a University recognised by Senate may also be admitted.
  3. A good honours degree in Education (Arts, Languages, Sciences, Social Sciences, Vocational and Technical subjects) from any University recognized by the Senate of NOUN.
  4. Prospective students seeking admission for M.Sc. HIV/AIDS Management are required to have PGD in HIV/AIDS education and management as well as 5 credits in: English and Mathematics, a science subject and 2 other subjects.


  1. For the Doctor of Philosophy degree programmes, candidates must possess a masters degree in relevant fields of study from a University recognised by the Senate of the NOUN with a minimum score average of not less than 60% or a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 5-point scale.
  2. Candidates for Ph.D Programmes will be invited for an interactive session before an offer of admission is made.
  3. Candidates are advised to forward transcripts of their academic records and three (3) referees report, 2 of which must be from persons very well acquainted with the candidate’s academic work, to the Dean, Postgraduate School from which admission is requested.


  • As part of her mandate to increase access to Higher Education, the National Open University of Nigeria now offers a Remedial Programme at ‘O’ level to the Nigerian Public.
  • Students who are admitted into these programmes will be taught through the face-to-face mode for a full academic year after which they would sit for any National ‘O’ Level examinations of their choice
  • For a start, the programme would take off in three Study Centres of the University: Lagos, Kaduna and Kebbi respectively.

How to Apply for NOUN Post Utme Form.

The registration is electronic and online for 24-hours a day.

The steps below will walk you through to apply for NOUN Admission Form

  1. Visit NOUN website at
    1. On the Home Page, go to the Menu Bar, click on Apply for Admission
    1.  Select either the Undergraduate Programme or Postgraduate Programme. Other programmes are not available at the moment
    1. Go to “Choose Faculty” (note it can be found at the left hand side of the screen)
    1. Select Faculty
    1. Fill displayed form
    1. Click below to view admission criteria
    1.  Click “Apply” to proceed.
    1. Take note of the UNIQUE ID displayed
    1. Click ‘Continue’ button
    1. Select Bank Branch as payment type
    1. Click “Pay”

Copy and take your RRR number to any bank branch for payment.

After payment

  1. Perform step 1 to 3
  2. Go to “Continue After Payment”
  3. Input Unique ID, RRR number and Programme
  4. Click “Proceed”
  5. Fill Form. (all fields marked with a red asterisk are compulsory )

After filling form

  1. Click “Submit”
  2. Print Admission Letter
  3. Visit the nearest study centre for screening

Applicants are advised to insist on paying the stipulated cost only and obtain official receipt at the point of payment.

How Much Is NOUN Admission Application Form

  1. Undergraduate Programmes N5, 000.00 (five thousand naira only)
  2. Postgraduate (PGD and Masters) Programmes N7, 500.00 (Seven thousand five hundred naira only).
  3. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programmes N10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira only).

List of NOUN Study Centres


The centres summarised in the table below are the list of NOUN Study centres across the country.

AB01Umudike Study CentreUMUAHIAABIA
AB02Umuahia PrisonUmuahiaAbia
AD01Yola Study CentreYOLAADAMAWA
AD02Gulak Community Study CentreGULAKADAMAWA
AK01Uyo Study CentreUYOAKWA IBOM
AN02Nigeria Prison Service Special Study Centre AwkaAWKAANAMBRA
BA01Azare Community Study CentreAZAREBAUCHI
BA02Bauchi Study CentreBAUCHIBAUCHI
BA03Bogoro Community Study CentreBOGOROBAUCHI
BN01Makurdi Study CentreMAKURDIBENUE
BN02Otukpo Study CentreOTUKPOBENUE
BN03Ugbokolo Study CentreUGBOKOLOBENUE
BO01Maiduguri Study CentreMAIDUGURIBORNO
BY01Yenagoa Study CentreYENOGOABAYELSA
CR02Ikom Community Study CentreIKOMCROSS RIVERS
DE01Asaba Study CentreASABADELTA
DE02Emevor Community Study CentreEMEVORDELTA
DE03Owhrode Community Study CentreOWHRODEDELTA
EB01Abakaliki Study CentreABAKALIKIEBOYIN
ED01Benin Study CentreBENINEDO
ED02Fugar Community Study CentreETSAKOEDO
ED03Uromi Community Study CentreUROMIEDO
EK01Ado-Ekiti Study CentreADO-EKITIEKITI
EN01Awgu Community Study CentreORIE AWGUENUGU
EN02Enugu Study CentreENUGUENUGU
EN03Nigerian Prisons Special Study Centre EnuguVOSANENUGU
EN04Opi Community Study Centre NsukaNSUKAENUGU
FC01Abuja Model Study CentreKUBWAFCT
FC03National Union Of Road Transport Workers Special Study Centre Garki AbujaGARKI IIFCT
FC04Nigeria Immigration Service Special Study Centre AbujaGWAGWALADAFCT
FC05Nigeria Police Special Study Centre Kubwa AbujaKUBWAFCT
FC06Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Special Study Centre Sauka AbujaSAUKAFCT
FC07Special Study Centre Nigerian Prison Service National Headquarters AbujaAbujaFCT
FC08Viite Special Study Centre AbujaKWALIFCT
FC09Wuse II Study Centre AbujaWUSE IIFCT
FC10National Assembly Special Study Centre AbujaABUJAFCT
FC11Kuje PrisonAbujaAbuja
GM01Gombe Study CentreGOMBEGOMBE
IM01Owerri Study CentreOWERRIIMO
JG01Dutse Study CentreDUTSEJIGAWA
KB01Kebbi Study CentreKEBBIKEBBI
KD01Kaduna Study CentreZARIAKADUNA
KD02Kagoro Study CentreKAGOROKADUNA
KD03Nigerian Air Force Special Study Centre KadunaAIR FORCE BASEKADUNA
KD04Kaduna PrisonKadunaKaduna
KG01Idah Community Study CentreIDAHKOGI
KG02Iyara Community Study CentreIYARAKOGI
KG03Lokoja Study CentreLOKOJAKOGI
KG04Ogori Community Study CentreOGORIKOGI
KT02Katsina Study CentreKATSINAKATSINA
KT03Masari Community Study CentreMasariKATSINA
KW01Ilorin Study CentreKULENDEKWARA
KW02Nigeria Army Special Study Centre IlorinSOBIKWARA
KW03Oka-Akoko Community Study CentreOKA AKOKOKWARA
KW04Offa Community Study CentreOFFAKWARA
LA01Lagos Study CentreIKEJALAGOS
LA02Mccarthy Study Centre LagosOBALENDELAGOS
LA03Mushin Study Centre LagosMATORILAGOS
LA04Nigeria Navy Special Study Centre Apapa LagosAPAPALAGOS
LA05Nigerian Medium Security Prisons Special Study Centre Kirikiri LagosLAGOSLAGOS
LA07Nigerian Maximum Security Prison Special Study Centre KirikiriLAGOSLAGOS
LA08Nigerian Female Prison Special Study Centre KirikiriLAGOSLAGOS
LA09Nigeria Prison Service Special Study Centre IkoyiIKOYILAGOS
NG01Minna Study CentreMINNANIGER
NS02Nigeria Prison Service Special Study Centre KeffiKEFFINASARAWA
NS03Lafia PrisonLafiaNasarawa
OG01Abeokuta Study CentreABEOKUTAOGUN
OG02Awa-Ijebu Community Study CentreIJEBU AWAOGUN
OG03Abeokuta PrisonAbeokutaOgun
ON01Akure Study CentreIDANREONDO
OS01Iwo Study CentreIWOOSUN
OS02Osogbo Study CentreOSHOGBOOSUN
OS03Otan-Ayegbaju Community Study CentreOTAN-AYEGBAJUOSUN
OS04Boluwaduru Community Study CentreBOLUWADURUOSUN
RV01Nigerian Prisons Special Study Centre Port-HarcourtPORT HARCOURTRIVERS
RV02Portharcourt Study CentreIRIEBERIVERS
SO01Sokoto Study CentreSOKOTOSOKOTO
TR01Jalingo Study CentreJALINGOTARABA
TR02Wukari Study CentreWUKARITARABA
YB01Damaturu Study CentreDAMATURUYOBE
ZM01Gusau Study CentreGUSAUZAMFARA

NOUN School Fees for Undergraduate.

S/NoPayment FeesAmount (N)
1Registration Fees6,000.00
2Caution Deposit3,500.00
3Orientation Fees1,500.00
4Matriculation Fees1,500.00
5I.D. Card500.00
6Library Fees3,000.00
7ICT Administrative Charges5.000.00
9Jamb Regularization6,000/00
10Result/ Verification5,000.00
 Total compulsory Fees36,000.00

*Course and examination registration fees for all categories of students remain unchanged for now.

S/NoPayment FeesAmount (N)
1Registration Fees6,000.00
2Caution Deposit 
3Orientation Fees 
4Matriculation Fees 
5I.D. Card 
6Library Fees3,000.00
7ICT Administrative Charges5.000.00
9Jamb Regularization 
10Result Verification 
 Total compulsory Fees18,000.00

NOUN School Fees for Postgraduates.

S/NoPayment FeesAmount (N)
1Registration Fees6,000.00
2Caution Deposit3,500.00
3Orientation Fees1,500.00
4Matriculation Fees1,500.00
5I.D. Card500.00
6Library Fees3,000.00
7ICT Administrative Charges5,000.00
9Result Verification10,000.00
 Total compulsory Fees35,000.00
S/NoPayment FeesAmount (N)
1Registration Fees6,000.00
2Caution Deposit 
3Orientation Fees 
4Matriculation Fees 
5I.D. Card 
6Library Fees3,000.00
7ICT Administrative Charges5.000.00
9Result Verification 
 Total compulsory Fees18,000.00

Project Fees

  1. Undergraduates N15,000.00
  2. Post-Graduate Diploma N25,000.00
  3. Masters N40,000.00

Exam Fees

  1. Undergraduates N1,000.00 per course
  2. Postgraduates (PGD and Masters) N2,000.00 per course

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