Learn about the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology’s admission process and how to use the KNUST Admissions Portal to apply for admission.
KNUST Admissions Portal
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), one of Ghana’s top universities, offers top-notch education to students from all over the world.
KNUST Admission Portal is a platform that facilitates the application and admission process for prospective students.
The portal enables applicants to check the progress of their applications, pay application costs, and submit their applications online.
The entrance portal is open to both local and international students who wish to apply for undergraduate or postgraduate programs.
How to Apply for Admission on the KNUST Admissions Portal
To apply for admission at KNUST, follow these steps:
1. Visit the KNUST Admission Portal website at www.knust.edu.gh.
2. Create an account on the portal
3. Complete the application.
4. Upload the required documents
5. Pay the application fee
6. Submit the application
After submitting your application, you can check its status by logging into the Portal. If you don’t already have an account, create one by following the on-screen instructions. If you do, log in.
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Admission Requirements for KNUST
Before you apply to KNUST through the Admissions Portal, you need to meet the university’s admission requirements. Here are the general requirements for admission into KNUST:
WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants: You need at least a grade C6 (WASSCE) or D (SSSCE) in three core subjects (English, Mathematics, and Integrated Science) and three elective subjects relevant to your program of choice.
Mature Applicants: You need to be at least 25 years old, succeed on the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination (MEE), and pass the elective course necessary for the degree you choose.
You must also receive at least 50% in each of the three core courses (English, Mathematics, and General Paper).
International Applicants: You must have equivalent qualifications to those required of Ghanaian applicants.
Application Fees and Payment Methods on the KNUST Admission Portal
The application fees for local and international students differ. The application price for undergraduate programs is GHS 220, and the charge for postgraduate programs is GHS 250 for local students.
For undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, the application price for overseas applicants is $150 and $200, respectively.
Payment Methods Accepted on the Portal
The KNUST Admission Portal accepts the following payment methods:
Mobile Money Payment
This payment method is only available to Ghanaian applicants. To make a payment via Mobile Money, follow these steps:
- Dial *170#
- Select option 2 (MoMo Pay & Paybill)
- Select option 2 again (Paybill)
- Enter KNUST’s Merchant ID (902536)
- Enter your Applicant ID (generated during the application process)
- Input or enter the amount you want to pay
- Enter your Mobile Money PIN to confirm payment
International and local applicants can make payment via Visa/Mastercard on the Admission Portal. Do the following actions to pay:
- Decide to pay using Visa or MasterCard.
- Put in your credit card information (card number, expiry date, CVV, etc.)
- Put the amount you wish to pay in here.
- To finish the payment procedure, click “Pay Now.”
Applicants can also make payment at any branch of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) or Ecobank using their Applicant ID generated during the application process.
Note: Applicants should ensure that they keep the payment receipt or confirmation slip as proof of payment.
The KNUST Admission Portal is an essential tool for anyone who wants to apply to the university.
With this guide, you now have a comprehensive understanding of what the portal is, how to access it, and the admission requirements for KNUST.