KNUST Distance Learning Admission Forms 2020/2021

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Institute of Distance Learning (IDL) Admissions Application Forms 2020/2021: The KNUST 2020 Institute of Distance Learning Admissions Application Forms are available online for download. Candidates can apply Now. This page will show you all the information you need.

KNUST Institute of Distance Learning Admission Form

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Institute of Distance Learning (IDL) Admission Application Forms is online now. Applicant can apply online through this page.

The e-voucher for the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Legon 2020/2021 Institute of Distance Learning Admission Forms is currently on sale.

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology advice applicants before applying for Institute of Distance Learning to Read all the information you need to put in an application using the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Legon 2020/2021 Institute of Distance Learning Admission (IDL) Forms below.

KNUST Distance Learning Programmes

2 Year Top-Up Undergraduate Programmes:

  1. BSc Business Administration (7 Options Available)
  2. BSc Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics (QSCE)
  3. BSc Construction Technology and Management (CTM)
  4. BA Social Work
  5. BA Sociology
  6. BSc Information Technology
  7. BSc Statistics
  8. BSc Agriculture
  9. BSc Actuarial Science
  10. BSc Computer Science

 

2 Year Undergraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. Diploma in Architectural Technology
  2. Diploma in Business Administration
  3. Diploma in Information Technology
  4. Diploma in Horticulture
  5. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  6. Diploma in Computer Network Engineering
  7. Diploma in Disability and Rehabilitation Studies

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS OF PROGRAMMES

2 YEAR TOP-UP UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

  1. BSc Business Administration

Entry Requirements: HND or its equivalent in business related areas such as Accounting, Secretarial, Management, Purchasing and Supply, Marketing, etc. Options available are:

  1. Human Resource Management
  2. Management
  3. Accounting
  4. Banking and Finance
  5. Marketing
  6. Hospitality Management
  7. Logistics and Supply Chain Management

 

Candidates shall continue in the AREAS OF SPECIALISATION in their respective programmes for the Top–up. Specialisations would be mounted in specific centres depending on the number of qualified applicants.

 

  1. BSc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics (QSCE)
  2. BSc. Construction Technology and Management (CTM)

Entry Requirements for QSCE and CTM: HND in Building Technology or its equivalent Diploma Certificate. A sound background in Mathematics is required.

 

  1. B.A. Social Work

Entry Requirements: Applicants with any of the following qualifications from an accredited University or Institution:

  1. Diploma in Social Work
  2. Degree or Diploma in Education
  3. Diploma from Teacher Training Colleges/Nursing Training College
  4. HND in Management or Human Resource Management
  5. Degree or Diploma in Theology and Biblical Studies.

 

  1. B.A. Sociology

Entry Requirements: Applicants with any of the following qualifications from an accredited University or Institution:

  1. Diploma in Social Work
  2. Diploma in Social Administration
  3. Diploma in Police/Prison Administration
  4. Degree or Diploma in Education
  5. Diploma from Teacher Training Colleges
  6. Diploma from Nursing Training Colleges
  7. Degree or Diploma in Theology
  8. First Degree in any Social Science Programme
  9. HND in Business Administration (i.e. Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, etc.)

 

  1. BSc. Information Technology

Entry Requirements: Applicants with any of the following qualifications from an accredited University or Institution:

  1. HND or equivalent Diploma Certificate in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Data Processing, Information Systems/Sciences and any area related to any of the programmes listed.
  2. A first degree in any Physical Sciences or Engineering may also apply.
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  1. BSc. Statistics

Entry Requirements: Applicants with HND in Statistics or related equivalent Diploma certificate from an accredited Institution can apply.

  1. BSc. Agriculture

Entry Requirements: Applicants with Diploma in Agriculture, Diploma in Horticulture, HND in Agriculture or any related Science Programme from a reputable Agricultural Institution.

  1. BSc. Actuarial Science

Entry Requirements: Applicants with any of the following qualifications from an accredited Institution or University could apply.

  1. HND or equivalent Diploma Certificate in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Science or Accounting
  2. University graduates holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physical Science or Statistics

 

  1. BSc. Computer Science

Entry Requirements: Applicants with any of the following qualifications from an accredited Institution or University could apply.

HND or its equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Data Processing, Information Systems/Sciences and any area related to any of the programmes listed.

2 YEAR UNDERGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

  1. SSSCE Holders

Six (6) Passes (A –D) in all subjects, including English and Mathematics. For areas of specialisation, three (3) of the Passes must be in relevant subjects.

  1. WASSCE Holders

Six (6) Passes (A1 – D7) in all subjects, three (3) of which should be credit Passes (C6) or better. It must be noted, however, that certain courses may require credit passes (C6) or better, in other relevant courses.

  1. General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) ‘A’ Level Holders

Passes in Two (2) subjects with grades not lower than E. In addition, Applicants must possess passes at the G.C.E ‘O’ Level in Mathematics, General Science/Agriculture/Health Science and English.

  1. General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) ‘O’ Level

A minimum of five passes (1-8) in five (5) subjects including English Language, General Science and Mathematics.

  1. Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE):

Passes in Three subjects (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 Science in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE).

SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

1. Diploma in Architectural Technology

Applicants must possess any of the following:

  1. SSSCE/WASSCE holders who have passes (A-D/A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit in three (3) elective subjects.
  2. Ordinary Level holders with passes (1-8) in at least five (5) subjects at G.C.E. “O” level (or its equivalent including English and Mathematics).
  3. Proficiency Certificate in Architectural Draughtsmanship with passes (A-D/A1-D7) at SSSCE/WASSCE in English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
  4. Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) 1 & 2 and other related professional certificates.

2. Diploma in Business Administration

In addition to the General Requirements stated above, Applicants with the following qualifications may apply.

General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) or RSA Stage II with Grade A-D in five (5) subjects including Accounting, Business Management, English Language and Mathematics.

Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) or RSA Stage III with passes in three (3) subjects including Financial Accounting and Economics with grades D or better.

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Applicants with Diploma in Business Studies DBS should in addition, possess four (4) passes at SSSCE/WASSCE (A-D/A1-D7) including English and Mathematics.

3. Diploma in Information Technology

For SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates: Preference will be given to those with both Elective Mathematics and ICT.

For SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants (irrespective of option) who have done additional certificate courses in accredited institutions like NIIT, IPMC, Blue Crest, etc may apply.

‘A’ Level Candidates: Must have GCE ‘O’ level certificate with Credits in at least FIVE subjects including Mathematics and English Language. Must also have Two passes at the Advanced Level.

MATURE Applicants Must be at least 25 years at the time of applying; should possess GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate with Credits in at least FIVE subjects including English and Mathematics. Possession of ‘A’ Level Certificate will be an added advantage. Applicants will be required to show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof date of birth which is at least five years old. Applicants will take entrance exams.

4. Diploma in Horticulture

For WASSCE and SSSCE applicants, the elective subjects should be in Biology/General Agriculture/Chemistry, or Physics/Mathematics

For G.C.E Ordinary Level candidates, in addition to the general requirements listed above, applicants should have passes in Physics, Chemistry or Biology or Agricultural Science/General Science and any other subject.

Certificate Holders from any of the Agricultural Colleges in the country, such as Kwadaso, Nyanpkala or Wenchi Colleges could also apply.

G.C.E Advanced Level should obtain passes (A-D) in Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science.

5. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

For WASSCE/ SSSCE applicants, in addition to the general entry requirement above, applicants with passes in Elective Mathematics, Elective Physics and any one of the following may apply:

  • Chemistry
  • Metal Work
  • Auto Mechanic
  • Applied Electricity
  • Technical Drawing
  • Engineering Science

WASSCE/ SSSCE Applicants without Chemistry should have obtained at least a B3 in Integrated Science.

Mechanical Engineering Technician Part 3 Applicants, must have obtained passes in all MET III courses

Motor Vehicle Technicians Part III Applicants must have obtained passes in all the MVT III courses

6. Diploma in Computer Network Engineering

The following category of people can apply

For WASSCE/SSSCE applicants, in addition to the general entry requirements above, applicants should have at least a Pass in PhysicsElective Mathematics and either Chemistry, Applied Electricity or Electronics.

‘A’ Level Applicants should have passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Mature Applicants should have

As in (i) above or

As in (ii) above or

HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a minimum of three (3) years working experience in a relevant field.

In addition, a candidate should be at least twenty-five (25) years and above at the time of application

7. Diploma in Disability and Rehabilitation Studies

Candidates who offered Science, General Agric, General Arts, Visual Art, Home Economics and Business can apply.

Six passes in all subjects, three of which should be Credit passes or better.

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COST OF APPLICATION FORM

E-voucher cost is as follows:

  1. All Undergraduate Programmes – GHC200.00 for Ghanaian Applicants.
  2. Diploma Programmes – Purchase Banker’s Draft GH¢150.00 payable to KNUST Institute of Distance Learning.

HOW TO APPLY FOR KNUST DISTANCE LEARNING ADMISSION

  1. All Undergraduate Top-Up applicants should purchase Online application e-voucher from ECOBANK, GCB and CBG and APPLY ONLINE. Applicants should follow carefully the instructions on the e-voucher.
  2. Diploma programme applicants should purchase a Banker’s Draft/Payment Order at GH¢150.00 FROM ANY BANK, payable to KNUST Institute of Distance Learning, and submit same to any of the following IDL Learning Centres for their e-voucher and then apply online.

 

  • KUMASI – The Office of the Director, Institute of Distance Learning, Casely-Hayford Building, KNUST Campus, Tel No.: 0204743271, 0245077483, 0509314350, 0279857058
  • ACCRA – Old KNUST Guest House near ECOBANK Head Quarters; contact Michael on Tel. 0500482875 or KNUST Accra City Campus, Kwabenya; contact Luke on Tel: 0546924824.
  • AKUSE – VRA Academy; contact Alfred Okang on 0208802435
  • SUNYANI – University of Energy and Natural Resources. Contact Mr. Alfred Appiah on Tel: 0500482877
  • TECHIMAN – BACCSOD Techiman Branch Office, Contact Mr. Toura on 020 578 2024
  • HO – Ho Technical University, Volta Region, Contact Mr Stephen Gbena Tel 050 048 2873
  • TAKORADI – Sekondi-Takoradi City Campus, Kansaworado: Mr. E. Opintan-Baah, Tel 0500482883
  • KOFORIDUA – Ghana Highway Authority; Contact Mrs Fidelia Teayo Akumiah on 0209377707
  • TAMALE – Tamale Technical University, Contact Dr. Abubakari Abdul-Razak, Tel. 0500482879
  • BOLGATANGA – Bolga Secondary School, Contact Mr. Mukasa Zoogah, Tel. 0500482880, 0208288666
  • WA – Jihann Training College, Contact Mr. Dominic Wanaa, Tel. 0500482878
  • CAPE COAST – Cape Coast Tech University, Contact Mr. K. A. Simpson, Tel. 0500482882

 

  1. All Applicants SHOULD visit https://apps.knust.edu.gh/admissions  and complete an Online Application using the e-voucher provided.
  2. One (1) copy of the online application should be printed and posted to The RegistrarInstitute of Distance Learning, KNUST-Kumasi, Ghana together with all relevant certificates and other required documents.
  3. Applicants must ensure that they purchase Distance Learning forms and NOT Regular KNUST forms to avoid complication.
  4. Only results and or documents provided by Applicants at the time of submission of their applications shall be considered.
  5. The COMPLETED ONLINE FORMS should be printed and posted using EMS envelope and should reach: The Institute RegistrarInstitute of Distance Learning, KNUST-Kumasi, Ghana by FRIDAY, 31ST  JULY, 2020.
  6. PLEASE NOTE: Programmes would only be mounted at Centres with the requisite minimum number of qualified applicants (please contact IDL Office for details).
  7. Facilitation is a blend of online and face-to-face sessions on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) at the proposed Centres mentioned above.
  8. For more information and in-depth knowledge about the programmes, visit idl.knust.edu.gh or call 0247274661 or 0500482885 or 0501102650.

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