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DELSU Postgraduate Admission Reg. Form is Out – 2016/2017

Delta State University, DELSU postgraduate programme admission form for the 2016/2017 academic session is now on-sale.

DELSU Postgraduate Admission

The Delta State University (DELSU) invites applications form suitably qualified candidates to its 2016/2017 academic session postgraduate programmes (Postgraduate Diploma, Professional Masters, Academic Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees) admission.


DELSU Postgraduate General Admission Requirements.

  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 Ph.D.Degree programmes.
  2. Applications must be backed up with appropriate academic transcripts.
  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, Abraka.

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.) Requirements.

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 Requirements.

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 Management (MCM).

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 Programme.

Specific Departmental requirements can be accessed from HERE.

Duration of DELSU Postgraduate Programmes.

Minimum duration for Postgraduate Diploma (Full time):            2 Semesters

Minimum duration for Academic Masters (Full time) :                3 Semesters

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 and complete the Delta State University, Abraka 2015/2016 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:

  • Ecobank
  • UBA
  • Zenith bank
  • Unity bank


  1. All Ph.D. students must attach 5 – 10 page Research Proposal to hard copy of application at submission.
  2. All candidates must submit photocopies of NYSC Certificate or Exemption Certificate to the Postgraduate School.
  3. Candidates must also submit all relevant academic transcript indicating the course being applied for along with their print out to the Postgraduate School.

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.

All Application processes must be completed by September 20, 2016.

List of those offered provisional admission into any programme can be accessed at the University website on or before September 27, 2016. Screening of provisionally admitted students will commence immediately.

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