Applications are open to suitable qualified
candidates for admission into post Graduate
programmes in the 2012/2013 University
of calabar academic year leading to the
award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters,
MPhil and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees of
the University of Calabar.
Courses may be offered full-time or part-
time. All programmes begin with
coursework and end with a project for
Graduate Diploma,MBA,MPA and MPAS or
thesis for Masters and Ph.D degrees.
For full-time studies in most programmes,
the postgraduate diploma lasts for one
calendar year, the Masters degrees last for 2
years and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
programmes extend over a minimum of 3
Part-time programmes take a much longer
time. Candidates with Masters degree from
recognized universities may credit the
relevant courses towards the Ph.D
programme, provided the quality of the
grade is acceptable to the Graduate School.
Candidates are required to have a minimum
CGPA of 3.0 on a 5-point scale and 2.75 on
4-point scale for Masters programmes and
4.00 on a 5-point scale and 3.00 on a 4-
point scale for Ph.D programmes.
Note: Filling of forms – Surname first, First
name next, Middle name last . All PGD
programmes are run on full time basis.
There will be no changes made after
submission of application forms online.
Therefore candidate must think through
before submission as anychange will attract
a fee. This is to prevent multiple
applications. The titles Mr, Miss or Mrs may
be used but not Rev, (Dr), Chief, etc.
Programmes applied for should be M.A, M.Ed,
Msc.Ed M.Sc, Ph.D, MPhil/Ph.D, PGDE, PGDEE,
The MPhil/Ph.D option is available for all
programmes. Candidates may be admitted
into the MPhil/PhD programme in
exceptional circumstances where the CGPA
in the Masters degree is lower than the
minimum required B(60%) average or 4.00
on a 5-point scale.
This should however not fall below 55%
average or 3.5 on a 5 point scale. The MPhil/
Ph.D option will also be available to
candidates interested in pursuing PhD
programmes in fields different from but
relevant to that in which they obtained their
Masters degree. A terminal MPhil degree will
be awarded if the candidate fails to make
the minimum required to transit to the Ph.D
How To Apply For The University Of
Calabar 2012/2013 Post Graduate
Candidates should endeavor to check the
courses available for study. Visit this
website to check.
Candidates are expected to make a non
refundable payment of N10,000 by Cash
Chanel at any branch of the under-listed
banks nationwide.
A printout will be issued at the bank with a
Confirmation Order number. Candidates
would then enter their Confirmation Order
number and their mobile phone numbers
on the website to access the form. Follow
the steps by providing your data as
prompted and ensure that your form is
PRINT button after submission. Please bring
a copy of the printed form to the venue on
the day of the screening.
To purchase the card for the registration,
walk into any branch of Zenith Bank plc,
First Bank Plc or Enterprise Bank plc and
Make a payment of N10,000 and obtain the
payment slip.
Go to the school website http:// and Logon with the
generated pin on the payment slip to fill the
Post Graduate form. After your purchase,
you can fill in your online application by
As part of the application, candidates are
expected to submit a CONCEPT NOTE of 3
pages maximum for PH.D programmes and
a one and half page maximum for masters
The Concept note will be typed online in a
space provided in the form and printed out
for submission to the department. The
concept note is a MINI RESEARCH summary
on what candidates intend to research on
when admitted.
It has to cover the following;
– Statement of problems
– Relevance of study to self and society
– Objectives and aims of study
– Justification
– Literature review
Candidates are to ensure that their academic
transcripts are forwarded by their previous
institutions to the Secretary, Graduate
School, University of Calabar, P.M.B. 1115,
Calabar, Cross River State , on or before
deadline indicated below.
All candidates are also expected to take part
in the Admission screening exercise which
will take place on Saturday, 17 November,
2012 as follows: Part A – Written (Use of
English Language and General Knowledge);
Part B – Oral interview in the respective
Departments (based on subject area).
The website for admission application will
shut down on Saturday, 3 November, 2012 .
For more help, contact 08068400133,
08098957263, 08030947617 and for
issues with online form contact
07056693127, 08035191335,