Unarguably, KNUST is one of the leading higher learning institutions in Ghana in terms of innovation in science and technology field. The institutions invite prospective learner to pursue the various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at the University for the academic year 2018/2019. We have highlighted below guidelines and steps for KNUST online registration and also courses offered.
KNUST student and course registration
After receiving the user-name and password, you can proceed to the KNUST online course registration at any of the internet cafes around the school. Registration must be done solely by the student to avoid course registration and security problems. After filling the online courses, you can proceed to save and print the registration, sign your portion on the slip and submit the other part to the department examinations office for their endorsement and collection. Students will be given a copy of the registration as proof of the KNUST online registration 2018.
KNUST online course registration
Students particularly freshmen are expected to have paid full fees at the bank or alternatively cleared with the Faculty Account officer on the ARMIS software in case the part-payment is made. Students are also expected to present their designated biometric registration at any of the centers in the school. The fingerprint data will be enrolled and the personal mobile number, payment receipts numbers and amounts paint will be taken and entered into the system. Once verified you will be handed over a user-name and password through a text message.
KNUST student application
WASSCE/SSSCE holders who have credits (A1-C6/A-D) respectively in the following core subjects Mathematics, English Language and Integrated Sciences plus credits (A1-C6/A-D) in three elective subjects with an aggregate score of 24 or better in the relevant area of study.
For general business certificate, holders must possess passes in three compulsory subjects including English Language and Mathematics and passes in any three elective subjects. For advanced level, holders must have credits in at least 5 subjects at the GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent including English Language plus at least three passes in the relevant subjects at the advanced level.
For the Advance Business Certificate Examination, applicants must have passes in three subjects with at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better. Applicants must have credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Sciences in the General Business Certificate Examination.
For diploma courses, all WASCCE applicants with D7 and E8 in the core subjects would be required to participate and pass the Institute’s Access Course. Applicants with F9 in any of the core subjects however do not qualify.
Also, HND holders with three years relevant working experience in addition to the minimum entry requirements WASSCE/SSSCE or five GCE O’ level credits including English Language and Mathematics. For mature students, they must have attained the age of 25 at the time of application and have 5 credits in 5 GCE ‘O Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Sciences. The same applies for foreign applicants and all others who have the above qualifications or their equivalent and are from an accredited institution.
Mature applicants who have attained the age of 25 years or above prior to the time of application and have credits in 5 GCE ‘O Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics can apply. All mature applicants will sit for an entrance exam or a face to face interview.
KNUST postgraduate admissions
The institution also invites applicants from suitable qualified candidates for admission to research and higher degree programs. The general admission requirements are for the following programs in the KNUST online registration system:
At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution in the related field of study. The KNUST aim to offers preference for applicants with a first class or second-class honors in their related field of study. After qualifying, applicants can purchase the e-vouchers and fill the admission forms. Once approved they can proceed to the KNUST online registration of courses.
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Learners applying for a doctor of philosophy degree must possess a master’s degree in any related field of study from a recognized institution in Ghana certified by the National Accreditation Board. Applicants also should submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the proposed program. Applicants must have at least 5 years working experience in the related field of study in any managerial role.
The master’s program full time study last for two academic years while the part time studies last three academic years. The PhD program full time studies last for four academic years while the part time studies last five academic years. Applicants must also attend and pass interview sessions conducted by the appropriated department for the program being applied for.
Candidates must purchase an e-voucher by paying an application fee in an authorized banking institution in Ghana. Upon payment of the application fee, candidate receive an e-Voucher containing the application number and PIN that will grant them access to the online admission portal.
Candidates can proceed later to the online admissions website and begin the application process. After filling the details on the application form, candidates can proceed to print out the 3 copies from the portal and submit them to the School of Graduate Studies along with the relevant supporting documents. Application submitted after the KNUST registration deadline will not be processed by the institution.
KNUST online registration for distance learning
KNUST IDL offers learners with distant learning opportunities for the different diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The criteria for awarding applicants remains similar for applicants with WASSCE/ SSCE holders who have credits (A1-C6/A-D) respectively in the following three core subjects: English Language, Mathematica and Integrated Science. Plus, credits (A1-C6/A-D) in three elective subjects with an aggregate score of 24 or better in the related field of study.
Applicants should purchase the KNUST IDL online application e-voucher from any of the following banks in Ghana: Ecobank, HFC Bank, GCB Bank, UniBank, Fidelity Bank, Universal Merchant Bank and Access Bank and apply online. After purchasing the e-voucher, applicants should visit the admission portal and complete the online application.
Guidelines and instructions
Applicants should submit two copies of the online application printed and posted to the Director, Institute of Distance Learning together with all the supporting documents and relevant certificates. Applicants are also urged to attach certified true copies of their certificates and two referee’s reports.
Applicants should note that the results and documents provided at the time of submission shall be considered. Applicants excluding those waiting results, shall include their application forms photocopies of their results slips and certificates as well as a certified true copy of the birth certificate.
The applicants’ failure to input the grades and other important and relevant information properly on the forms or online shall deny the applicant admission to KNUST courses. All the admissions to the programs at the University are transparently administered by the central undergraduate admissions board without any other consideration or solicitations.
It is mandatory for the applicant to visit the KNUST website to complete their application process online. Candidates are authorized to use e-voucher provided at the time of purchase of the forms for this purpose. Failure to follow the rule will render the application invalid.
Applicants for diploma programs and nursing access program should visit any bank of their choice and purchase the Banker’s draft which is payable to KNUST Institute of Distance Learning. They should submit the draft to any of the IDL centers for their vouchers and then proceed to the KNUST edu gh online registration.
Foreign applicants are to generate E-voucher from the official University’s website. All completed applicants should be submitted by post by use of either EMS, DHL, UPS,FEDEX to the Deputy Registrar of Academic Affairs KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana on or before Tuesday, July 31st 2018.
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