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2018 NOUN Admission Process and Requirement

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Even when we missed it in Jamb, got stripes of cane by the post utme, and nearly lose that zeal of earning a university degree; but someone came to our rescue having lesser admission requirements than the other conventional institutions.

Not only that,

A provision to work and learn was added to our time table balancing the whole learning process at the national open university.

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With that said, Let's get into the National open university admission procedures in full.

Noun Admission Requirements for 2018 

Studying with the National Open University of Nigeria gives a rewarding experience as you’ll all have the support you need to succeed.

Noun Undergraduate Programmes

  • 100 Level

Generally, the requirements for getting admission into the National Open University of Nigeria include five (5) credits in the SSCE/GCE O’Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalents at not more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field(s) of study. The five (5) credits include Credits in Mathematics, English and 3 other relevant subjects. More details can be found under programmes.  

  • 200 Level

i) National   Diploma   at   Upper   Credit   from   recognized institutions.

ii) National   Certificate  in  Education   (NCE)  in   subject(s) relevant to the proposed  programme of study with a minimum of one merit and two passes.

iii).  International  Baccalaureates,  Interim  Joint  Matriculation Board (IJMB) with at least two ‘A’ Level papers in relevant subjects  and  pre-requisite  number  of  ‘O’  Level  credit passes.

Noun Postgraduate Admission Requirements Programme

  1. To qualify for admission into any of the postgraduate programmes of the University, a candidate must meet, among others, all matriculation requirements of at least five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics. Some programmes accept at least a pass in Mathematics.

  2. For Postgraduate Diploma Programmes, Candidates must possess either a minimum of pass Bachelors Degree in any discipline from a University recognised by the Senate of the NOUN OR a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit. For the Postgraduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting, the candidate must have been called to the Bar. Also for admission into the school of Business and Human Resource Management Postgraduate Diploma programmes, candidates with professional qualifications such as ACA, ACIS, ACIB, ACII, ACIA, etc may be considered on individual merit.

  3. For Master degree programmes, candidates must possess either a Bachelors Degree with a minimum of second class lower in the relevant field of study from a University recongnised by the Senate of the NOUN. However, holders of lower classification and with a minimum of 2 years of relevant post-qualification experience may be considered on individual merit OR a Postgraduate Diploma in related field of study from a recongnised University OR A Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit in the relevant field of study. Candidate with membership certificate of relevant professional bodies may apply for the Master of Business (MBA) programme.

  4. For the Doctor of Philosophy Degree prorammes, candidates must possess a masters degree in relevant field of study from a University recongised by the Senate of the NOUN with a minimum score average of not less than 60% or a cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 5-point scale.

Application for Noun Admission 2018

1. Visit the Noun official website > https://www.nouonline.net/ ( formerly, https://www.nouonline.com)

2. on the Noun portal home page, goto the menu bar and click Apply for Admission

Link to application for Noun admission

3. Select either Undergraduate Programme or Postgraduate Programme.

Noun admission undergraduate programmes

4. Goto " Choose Faculty"

Choose Noun admission requirements for the postgraduate faculty

5. Select Faculty

Select Noun faculty to Admission process of postgraduate programmes

6. Select programme of study

select Noun Programme of study on admission process

7. Select "Level" and "View subject required" to view compulsory subjects required for Noun admission into B.sc Entrepreneurship

View subjects required for Noun admission requirements

This the subject requirement of Entrepreneurship programme:



Credit passes in five subjects which must include the following:
Subject Min Grade
English Language C6
Mathematics C6







8. Now Click “Apply” to proceed to payment form

Here is a kind of message that will appear at your screen:

You have chosen to apply for BSc. Entrepreneurship in the Faculty of Management Sciences. The application fee for this programme is N5,000.00 (Five Thousand Naira Only)

9. Click Proceed and Input details on the new opened portal page

10. Select Bank branch as payment type and Click Pay

Pay Noun Admission Fees with Remita Nigeria

11. Copy and take your RRR number to any bank branch for payment

After payment

1. Perform step 1 - 3

2. Goto Continue after payment

Continue after the Noun fees payment

3. Input applicant name and RRR Number

Pay Noun Admission Fees with Remita Nigeria

4. Click Proceed

5. Fill the Noun form

After Filling Form

1. Click "Submit"

2. Print your Admission letter.

3. Visit the nearest study centre for screening.​

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