Delta State University, DELSU postgraduate programme
admission form for the 2017/2018 academic session is now
The Delta State University (DELSU) invites applications form
suitably qualified candidates to its 2017/2018 academic
session postgraduate programmes (Postgraduate Diploma,
Professional Masters, Academic Masters and Doctor of
Philosophy Degrees) admission.
DELSU POSTGRADUATE GENERAL ADMISSION
1. A candidate for Postgraduate Studies in Delta State
University must have a Degree or Higher National
Diploma from recognized Institution. He or she must
have also obtained at least five (5) credit passes in
WASC, NECO, GCE (Ordinary Level), NABTEB. All
applicants must have credit in English and Mathematics
(No equivalent). Please note that there will be no waiver
for those seeking admission into Academic Masters and
2. Applications must be backed up with appropriate
3. A candidate applying for Ph. D in any programme of the
Delta State University, Abraka, must have obtained at
least a weighted average score of 60% overall average
or CGPA of 3.5.
4. To qualify for admission into Postgraduate Studies, the
requisite qualifications for each programme must have
been earned prior to commencement of Programme
from either Delta State University or any other University
recognized by the Senate of Delta State University,
DELSU POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS.
Holders of Bachelor’s Degrees in any discipline from the Delta
State University or any other University/Institution recognized
by Senate with at least “Third Class Honours Degree”
DELSU ACADEMIC MASTER DEGREES (M.A., M.ED., M. SC.)
Candidates must possess Bachelor’s Degree with at least
Second Class Honours Lower Division in relevant disciplines
of the Delta State University or any other University/Institution
recognized by Delta State University Senate.
DELSU PROFESSIONAL MASTERS PROGRAMMES
Candidates must possess a minimum of Third Class Honours
Degree, in any discipline from Delta State University or other
Universities recognized by Senate or Higher National Diploma
(HND) of not less than lower credit with years of experience.
Programmes include Master in Energy and Petroleum
Economics (MEPE), and Master in Communication
DELSU PH.D. PROGRAMMES REQUIREMENTS.
Candidates with relevant academic Masters Degrees from the
Delta State University, Abraka or other Universities recognized
by the Senate, and must have scored at least a Cumulative
Grade Point Average of 4.00 or 60% overall average in Masters
Degree to qualify for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy
Specific Departmental requirements can be accessed from
DURATION OF DELSU POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES.
Minimum duration for Postgraduate Diploma (Full time): 2
Minimum duration for Academic Masters (Full time) : 3
Minimum duration for Professional Masters: 4 Semesters
Minimum duration for Ph.D (Full time): 6 Semesters
DELSU POSTGRADUATE -METHOD OF APPLICATION.
Candidates are required to visit http://www.delsuonline.com and
complete the Delta State University, Abraka 2017/2018 PG
Admission form online and to also generate an applicant
virtual pin of N21,000.00 (Twenty-One Thousand Naira) only.
Payment should be made to any of the follow banks:
All applicants mus t submit photocopies of the following
1. 2 Hard copies of downloaded Application Form
2. Transcript of all previous qualifications obtained
3. WASC; NECO; GCE or NABTED Certificate (not TC II)
4. NYSC Certificate or Exemption or Exclusion Certificate
from NYSC only .
5. A 3 – 5 page research proposal indicating area of
research interest (for Ph.D. candidates)
Candidates are advised to read the instructions on the home
page of the Website before completing the application form.
Candidates should submit the hard copies of their applications
along with other relevant documents at the Postgraduate
School Office, Abraka on or before 31st May, 2017.
List of those offered provisional admission into any
programme will be published in Abraka Campus. Screening of
provisionally admitted candidates and payment of fees will
commence immediately thereafter and end on 31st July, 2017.
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