The Federal University Of Technology Minna(FUTMINNA) has officially commenced the sales of her 2012/2013 postgraduate forms for admission into postgraduate programmes for the 2012/2013 academic session.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate Programmes in the various Schools of the University.

1 . School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
2. School of Engineering and Engineering Technology
3. School of Environmental Technology
4. School of Science and Science Education


A candidate applying for Postgraduate Studies in the Federal University of Technology, Minna must have obtained five (5) Credits in WAEC, NECO, NABTEB and GCE (O’Level) or their equivalents including English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings. No admission shall be made on the basis of any awaiting O/Level paper result and no exemption is made for admission into any programme.

1. Master Degree Programmes
i. A Minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University.
ii. A Third Class Honours Degree with at least 3 years Postgraduate experience in relevant fields may be considered, in some areas, passing a qualifying examination to be administered by the Department of the candidates in consultation with the Postgraduate School may be required.
iii. Candidates with HND with a minimum of Lower Credit, OND Lower Credit and a Postgraduate Diploma in relevant field with, at least a minimum of Lower Credit and one year graduation experience may be considered.
iv For avoidance of doubt, candidates with PASS grade at any level Degree, PGD, HND and OND do not qualify for admission to the Masters Degree Programmes. No Diploma candidate with CGPA less than 2.50 qualifies for admission into the Masters Degree Programmes.
v Where examination is required as in the case of 1 (ii) and 1 (iii) above, an examination fee of N500.00 will be charged outside the cost of Postgraduate application forms.
vi. In all cases of admission the final decision on qualified candidates rests with the Postgraduate School Board. Candidates with Science-based background are normally considered.
vii. All Masters Degree Programmes require course work components in addition to research work components. There is no exemption. A thesis must bedefended and submitted for a student to qualify to graduate.

2 Ph.D. Programme
i . Candidates for admission for any of Ph.D. Programme shall be Masters Degreegraduates of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other Universityrecognized by the Senate or holders of equivalent qualifications acceptable to the University Senate.
ii. A Master Degree holder applying for Ph.D. Programme of the Universitymust have maintained a weighted score average of 60% or a ‘B’ grade or a CGPA of 3.50 out of 5.00 in overall performance in the Masters Degree programme.
iii. Appropriate courses may be prescribed for candidates whose backgroundis considered weak for the areas of specialization. This is done at the discretion of the School/Department within the approved general regulations/guidelines of the Postgraduate School.

For Individual Courses Requirements, please click here to see reports at the University portal

*. All applications for Admission should be directed to:
The Secretary,
Postgraduate School,
Federal University of Technology,
P.M.B. 65,
Niger State.
*. Application forms will be on sale as from 16 th July 2012
*. Completed application forms must be returned to the Secretary, Postgraduate School on or before 3rd October 2012 and must include photocopies of credentials including NYSC Discharge Certificate/ Exemption or Exclusion letter. Failure to submit any or all the items at the time of selection is sufficient grounds to disqualify an applicant.
*. All Ph.D. applications must be accompanied by a type-written proposal of the research interest (not more than 2000 words) of the applicant.
*. It is the responsibility of each candidate to ensure that the Referee’s report and transcripts are received on time. Any application not accompanied by at least two referees’ report will be rejected.
*. Any Ph.D. application not supported with an official academic transcript and proposed research at the point of consideration shall be disqualified.
*. Provisional Admission cannot be utilized without all necessary bio-data submitted. Registration formalities(payment of fees, registration and screening) shall be completed within the four weeks of the commencement of the Session beyond which there shall be penalty for late registration up to the sixth week of the commencement of the Session.

University charges an application fee of N5000.00 Payable in Bank draft made infavour of the Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUT MINNA).

All students are required to pay in full their fees and charges in the first year and thereafter each Semester of their studentship including any period of extension of studies approved by the University Senate.
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    Good day to u all,pls how can some one get the form?can some one do it all online,or must someone come to school to carry out the exercises and which of the bank?is it any bank?or is there any specific bank,please i need ur help to b able purchase the form.thanks

  2. Avatar ibrahim moh'd kabiru says

    gud day sir i’am living @kano, can i purchest the application form from kano here, if it’s possible @which bank. Thanks

  3. I will finish my Nysc,feb 2013.i want 2 buy pgd form,can i go ahead to buy the form?

  4. Avatar Tajudeen Abdullahi says

    Can HND graduate with distinction grade apply for master degree without PGD?

  5. Avatar Sulaiman Moshood says

    Please, I heard that you taking phd research student in Biotechnology in your school. help me with the detail of the program.

  6. I want to know the financial cost for PGD program in your institution pls.

  7. Avatar Ajibowo Femi says

    pls when & how are mine to forward my transcript

  8. Avatar Ategwu Benjamin Adie says

    Pls which of d banks

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  10. Avatar agbanwu samuel says

    iam a graduate of industrial technology education from f u t minna and have applied four times for the masters degree programme in the faculty of enviromental without sucess what could the problem pls? ihave o level papers in english,agric/sc building mathematics,c r k,biology and a city/guild waec technical certificate in blocklaying and concreting.what course can i go for pls outside the i t e.or should i go for pgd?

  11. Please is the sale of P.G.D form still on and where can I purchase it?

  12. I need the school fees for pgd in engineering

  13. pls wen wil 2013 master form b out……nids an answer on dis


  15. Avatar assumpa uche says

    Pls I want to confirm whether I can do pgd program before masters, bcos I hav HND in statistics

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