How To Apply For National Open University Of Nigeria (NOUN) Admission 2021

– National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Admission Form and Requirements

– NOUN Application Forms for Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree Programme

– NOUN Admission Procedure For 2021_2 Academic Session and How to apply for National Open University of Nigeria Admission

– NOUN Postgraduate and Undergraduate Admission Guidelines

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Admission Form for the year 2021_2 academic session is currently on sale, all interested candidates are hereby invited for admission into the National Open University of Nigeria Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduates, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters Degree and Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programmes.

Before you start NOUN admission application process, click on the link below to see the updated list of courses offered at National Open University of Nigeria.

NOTE:- NOUN Admission, Course and Exam Registration for 2021_2 semester will close on 30th September 2021

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Brief Intro about NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria is an Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution, the first of its kind in the West African sub-region. The university has an exciting platform where learning is not only easily accessible but also affordable.

NOUN is one of the best University in Nigeria, It was recently rated 23rd position among universities in Nigeria and 193rd position out of the 100 universities in Africa by Webometric International.



1. An applicant for undergraduate admission into NOUN is normally expected to have a minimum of 5 o-level credits including English Language and Mathematics.

2. An applicant for postgraduate admission into NOUN is normally expected to have a minimum of first degree (second class lower) for masters or HND for PGD in a related field in addition to 5 O-Level credits including English Language and Mathematics.

3. Candidates must possess a good Master’s degree in a relevant discipline from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) or any university recognised by the Senate of NOUN, with a CGPA not below 4.00 on a 5.00 scale. Some Departments may seek higher CGPA, while all PhD candidates will be subjected to oral/written interviews.

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4. Additional requirements might apply for some programmes and these can be viewed after selecting the Programme and entry-level at the Faculty’s admission page.

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  • The first thing you need to do is to open your web browser e.g Opera Mini, Uc Web Or Chrome, and Visit the National open university for Nigeria admission portal  NOTE:- Make use of google chrome browser for easy access
  • On the NOUN website home page, you will see different menu options. Click on ADMISSION

  • Click on APPLY Select either to Apply for NOUN Undergraduate ProgrammeNOUN Postgraduate Admission or a PhD Programme.

  • After you have chosen your Programme, Click on Choose Faculty (note it can be found at the left-hand side of the NOUN Application page)
  • Now select your Faculty (Select one of the Faculty from the list of Faculty available e.g NOUN Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Arts, Faculty Of Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty Of LAW, Faculty Of Management Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences)

  • Choose programme of Study

  • Select “Level” and “View subject required” to view compulsory subjects required for NOUN admission into BNSc Nursing (Note: I am using Nursing as an example don’t go and fill it oh)

These are the subject requirements of Nursing programme:



Credit passes in five subjects which must include the following:
Subject Min Grade
Biology C6
Chemistry C6
English Language C6
Mathematics C6
Physics C6
Registered Midwifery
Registered Nurse (rn)

  • Now Click “Apply” to proceed to payment.
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NOTE:- NOUN Undergraduate Admission Form is five thousand naira (#5,000), Postgraduate Admission Form is seven thousand five hundred naira (#7,500)

Here is the type of message that will appear on your screen: You have chosen to apply for BNSc Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The application fee for this programme is N5,000.00 (Five Thousand Naira Only)

  • Click Proceed and Input details on the newly opened portal page
  • Choose Bank branch as payment type and Click Pay

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  • Copy and take the RRR number to any bank branch for payment
  • You can also pay online through


  • Perform 1st Step, 2nd Step, 3rd Step above
  • After performing step 1-3, Click on Continue after payment

  • Input RRR Number, Select Programme, Level and Click Proceed

  • Fill the NOUN Admission Form


1. Click “Submit”

2. Print your NOUN Provisional Admission Letter.

3. Visit the nearest study centre for screening.

NOTE:- Due to COVID19 pandemic in the world, NOUN admission clearance is now done online. CLICK HERE AND FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES FOR NOUN ONLINE ADMISSION SCREENING PROCESS.

That is all.

If you have any questions please use the comment box or

If you need help, EDUSPORTAL TEAM can help you to process your Admission and upload of credentials kindly contact us. Call/Whatsapp:- 08117413104 or CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR SERVICES


NOUN Admission List 2021
As of now, The National Open University of Nigeria doesn’t have a separate Page or Portal for checking of students (NOUN Admission List). So disregard any media disclosing the List of NOUN Admission List or something similar, and do report to us if you can.

Required Documents During NOUN Admission Screening
The documents required during NOUN admission screening for New students clearance are the ORIGINAL and THREE photocopies of the following items:

  1. NOUN Admission letter
  2. Proof of ALL REQUIRED payments, such as deposit slips and/or comprehensive print out of all expected payments. (right from the basic form of money, i.e N5,000 to the most recent payment, either normal school fees and/or course registration fees)
  3. O’level certificate (Original and photocopy)
  4. Birth certificate or sworn affidavit (not less than 5 years ago)
  5. Passport Photograph (not more than 3 months)
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  1. I’ve been trying to log into the student portal for over 2days now to generate RRR code to enable me pay for 1st semester 2018 registration all to no avail. If I enter and click on students login with the requirements, it will show that I have registered previously but haven’t done 1st semester reg. Please, someone should help me out. I’ve used Google chrome browser all to no avail.

  2. I already have a national diploma for banking and finance and want to apply for direct entry into noun. I was told accounting has been suspended, I also thought of changing my course to mass communication I don’t know how possible that will be and if it’s possible, what year will u start from?

      1. I already have national diploma in agricultural technology with lower credits and want to apply for direct entry in B. Agric (animal science).
        But one of the katsina noun officer told me it was only for thus that have diploma in animal science while I saw on your portal that diploma in agriculture is acceptable. Please help me

  3. I have been trying t continue registration after payment, this is what I’m getting 👇👇👇help me out because the closing date is Monday.

    Payment not yet effected. Please run Check RRR first and try again!


    1. 2018_1 registration is still going on, it will close on 14th of this month. Your friend can still apply for this session.
      New session will start in july/august 2018

      1. Hello.Mr GBENGA pls I need information am trying to enroll for a master program with the university have gone to their study center in Ikeja only to learn they have moved to VI pls I don’t want a situation after paying would not be able to proceed with registration their MSC program is what duration and when should I start the process of registration should I wait to July or I should pay before 14th of this month? Pls any infor will do thanks.will appreciate if u will send me a mail so I can contact u privately tanx.

  4. Good evening i will like to confirm if there is a WhatsApp group for making enquiry ,pls…. i want to find out more on msc for the next session

  5. I have HND lower credit in accounting, can I be admitted for Msc Financial Management though am almost through with PGd, just 2 course to write with the project only. Can I buy the Msc form now as well?

  6. please I want to know if it is possible for me to apply now for admission and when will a new section start? is it possible for me to start school this year if I apply for computer science

  7. Pls can i still apply for bsc math and computer science now ,
    And when should I start receiving lectures sir

  8. Please I have hnd upper in electrical and electronics engineering what level will I start from if am enrolling for information technology or physics

      1. Thanks for the response but I thought with higher national diploma I should start from 300level why is it 200level secondly is pgd still relevant in Nigeria?

  9. I gained admission in 2014 for computer science wrote 1st semester exams. I didn’t continue because i had an urgent business outside the country. Now can i continue or do i have to start afresh? What procedures should follow?

    1. after you generate RRR, go and pay in the bank.

      after payment, go back to the portal and continue the registration

  10. I have made payment and completed the form online. However, I am unable to print out application form and admission letter. I also tried to do a re-print using RRR and unique number and still did not get the letter (there was no option of 2019 in the semester drop down) . An exception ” either unique number is wrong or admission is pending” displays. Kindly advice (25-02-2019)

  11. Good evening everyone,

    Please i would like to know when the next semester is starting, I would like to run a post graduate program.

    When can i commence registration?

    Thank you

  12. Please sir I do not understand what RRR means can you explain am a fresher and I want to enroll into the school

  13. After the initial 70k for first semester, should I expect every other payment to be up to 70k or would there be a reduction in the fees?

    One more thing, can I study BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES at NOUN?

      1. Good morning sir, I have been trying to apply for undergraduate course as a fresher to be able to generate RRR. But the school portal is not showing the icon for APPLY FOR ADMISSION

  14. Good evening,
    Please I have been going through the registration page and one I am done with the page and I want to continue with payment ito is always showing wrong unique I’D.

    Please I rectify this

  15. Good morning sir, I have been trying to apply for undergraduate course as a fresher to be able to generate RRR. But the school portal is not showing the icon for APPLY FOR ADMISSION

  16. Good morning sir.
    Please I have interest in studying Masters in Public Health (MPH) in your institution. How do I go about this?

  17. Thank you for the information.pls my in my SSCE (Neco),I have Credit in mathematics but pass in English.. other subjects are ok.cani gain admission with this?

  18. I have a OTHM level 6 Diploma in business management I want to know if I can progress to post graduate diploma in business management in noun?

  19. Good afternoon
    Sir please I have OTHM level 6 Diploma in business management
    I want to know if I can progress to post graduate diploma in national open university of Nigeria.

  20. I want to apply for masters in educational administration and planning, please when is the next admission coming up?

  21. Good day sir.
    Does NOUN offer Mathematics at the level?
    When is the perfect time to apply for admission.

  22. Please I would like to know if registration is ongoing for Msc in public health. And are due dates for registration?

  23. Please I want do my masters programme here, can I use pgde results in nti as requirements for admission together with BSc from Unilorin

  24. I have a B.A degree in English literature and I want to apply for PGD in Education. Pls what is the duration and cost?

  25. Please, can I apply for a postgraduate diploma now or registration is closed for this academic session.thank you.

  26. Good morning sir, pls I have Bsc degree in environmental management and toxicology, can I apply for Masters in public health and is application form still out for 2022/2023

      1. I have Hnd in computé science and I want to do pgd in noun but am not seeing it a part of the course available, I only saw information technology.. is it the same

  27. Good day sir,
    Pls can a person differ an admission before paying school fees?
    If yes, how pls?

    Thank you

  28. Good afternoon. My name is Eddy. please i have HND in accounting and i want to apply for PGD in information Technology. can I and how do i go with it.


  29. I am a graduate from a school of health I studied community health plz can I get direct entry into 200l to study public health

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