Are you thinking of applying to study in any tertiary Institution? Do you know how to apply? The application procedure is not for the faint-hearted. Worry no more, we have all the support you need to help you get through it.
Make sure to have the following in mind;
NOTE: For most institutions, you’ll need to write an NBT test, which will test your academic preparedness. Make sure you check up with the institution you’re applying to whether or not you’ll need an NBT result for your application. Your NBT results are valid for 3 years and you only need to write the test once if you’re applying to more than one institution
Closing Dates; Make sure you know the exact closing dates for the institutions you want to apply. To avoid any delays check for the closing dates of the institution first before you apply.
- Remember you will need an email address when applying either online or a hard copy
- Note that the following systems do not accept emails from some of the universities: It is advisable to create and use a Gmail or Yahoo address for the application.
Online/Postage/Courier: Take this into consideration when starting the application process; Some universities use an online application system, while others only accept hard copies. Some offer both.
Exam Results: Grade 12 Marks are very important for your application. if you are currently doing grade 12. Your Matric June Marks is allowed by some universities to use to apply. Thus, have it on hand.
Financial Support: To further your education but no financial Aid can be a headache. If your family’s income falls below a certain level, you could qualify. You will be required to fill a form separately and have a proof of your parent or guardian payslip.
Current Year’s Activity: If you’re in Matric, the university requires your school marks and school activity details.
Supporting Documents; A Certified copy of your ID – Parent’s/guardian’s ID – Exam results – Proof of residence – Most recent payslip. Send only a photocopy of it not the original. If you took a gap year they’ll need travelling or working details.
Accurate Details: make sure to check very well your details before submitting online. If you fill out a hard copy, kindly use a pencil before filling it out with a blue or black pen.
Pay the Application Fee: Make sure of the required amount, EFT it or pay it at the bank. Never post the fees. Send the university proof of payment if it’s required.
Signing the Declaration: Read through the form very well and make sure your details are all true and correct. The slightest mistake you make will end you not getting admission; You AND your parent/guardian need to sign it.
Acceptance: You will be sent a formal email or letter to inform you of your acceptance. This is why we mentioned above you have a valid email address. Remember to continue working hard and pay the minimum initial payment by the due date.