KNUST Undergraduate Top-Up Programmes IDL Application is Out 2019 Admissions

The Institute of Distance Learning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, wishes to inform prospective students and the general public that Application Forms for Admission to the following Undergraduate Top-Up Programmes of the University through the Distance Learning Mode for the 2018/2019 Academic Year are now on Sale. Successful applicants will start in January 2019.

Programmes on Offer

  1. Undergraduate Top Up Programmes (Five (5) Semesters)
  • BSc. Agricultural Engineering
  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • BSc. Computer Engineering
  • BSc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BSc. Geomatic Engineering
  • BSc. Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc. Telecommunication Engineering
  • BSc. Petroleum Engineering (online only)
  • BSc. Chemical Engineering (online only)

Admission into Pre-Bridging Programme for Certificate Holders from Health Training Institutions. (ACCESS COURSE)

Access Course is being organised for holders of Certificates in any of the following:

  • Health Assistants Clinical (HAC)
  • Post-Basic Midwifery
  • Community Health Nurses (CHN)


  • Holders of the above-mentioned Certificates or any other certificate from institutions that are not accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) of Ghana should not apply.
  • The Nurses Access Course is for Applicants with shortcomings regarding entry requirement into Nursing Diploma Programme.
  • The Access Course will start in January 2019.
  1. Entry Requirements for Undergraduate Top-Up Programmes
  1. BSc. Agricultural Engineering

HND in Agricultural Engineering or its equivalent Diploma certificate from an accredited institution.

  1. BSc Civil Engineering

The programme seeks to upgrade HND Civil Engineering and Diploma in Civil Engineering certificate holders to BSc Level. Entry requirements are:

  • A minimum of Second Class Upper Division in HND from a recognised Polytechnic;
  • A minimum of equivalent of Second Class Upper in Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised institution
  • A minimum of 2 years post-qualification experience in relevant field of work.
  1. BSc. Computer Engineering

HND in Computer Engineering/Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Telecommunication Engineering or an equivalent Diploma certificate

  1. BSc. Geomatic Engineering

HND in Surveying or Diploma in Geodetic/Geomatic Engineering or its equivalent from an accredited institution

  1. BSc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering

HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  1. BSc. Mechanical Engineering

HND or its equivalent Diploma Certificate from an accredited institution in any of the following Mechanical Engineering disciplines:

  • Production Engineering
  • Plant Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Refrigeration and Air- Conditioning
  • Foundry Technology
  1. BSc. Telecommunication Engineering
  • HND in Telecommunication Engineering
  1. BSc. Petroleum Engineering (online only)
  • HND in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering.
  • First Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  1. BSc. Chemical Engineering (online only)

HND or its equivalent in Chemical Engineering

Cost of Application Form

E-voucher cost is as follows:

  • All Undergraduate TOP-UP ProgrammesGH¢ 190.00, ACCESS GH¢150 for Ghanaian Applicants and $190 for Foreign Applicants

PLEASE NOTE: Programmes would be mounted depending on the number of qualified applicants per Centre.

How to Apply

Applicants SHOULD Carefully Read all the Following Instructions to the End Before Starting the Application Process.

  1. Applicants should purchase an Online Application e-voucher from GCB Bank, Ecobank and Consolidated Bank Ghana, Republic Bank, and then APPLY ONLINE. Applicants should follow carefully the instructions on the voucher.
  2. Online E-Voucher can also be purchased via Bankers’ Draft, payable to KNUST Institute of Distance Learning; and submit the Bank Draft at any of the under listed IDL Centres for e-voucher and then proceed to APPLY ONLINE:
  • KUMASI– The Office of the Director, Institute of Distance Learning, Caseley Hayford Building, KNUST Campus, Tel 024 727 4661 or 032 249 1138 or 050 048 2885 or 020 659 0845
  • ACCRA– Old KNUST Guest House near ECOBANK Head Quarters; contact Michael on Tel. 050 048 2875 or KNUST Accra City Campus, Kwabenya; contact Luke on Tel: 054 692 4824.
  • SUNYANI– Univ. of Energy and Natural Resources. Contact Mr. Alfred Appiah on Tel: 050 048 2877
  • TECHIMAN-BACCSOD Techiman Branch Office, Contact Mr. Toura on 020 578 2024
  • HO– Ho Technical University, Volta Region, Contact, Tel 050 048 2873
  • TAKORADI– Takoradi Technical University, Contact: Mr. Emmanuel Opintan-Baah, Tel 050 048 2883
  • KOFORIDUA– Gratis Foundation; Contact Ms Fidelia Teayo Akumiah on 020 937 7707
  • TAMALE– Tamale Technical University, Contact Dr. Abubakari Abdul-Razak, Tel. 0500482879
  • BOLGATANGA– Bolga Secondary School, Contact Mr. Zoogah Mukasa, Tel. 050 048 2880/020 828 8666
  • WA Centre: Jihann Training College, Contact Mr. Dominic Wanaa, Tel. 050 048 2878
  • TARKWA, Contact Mr. Kenneth Twumasi on Tel. 0247845460 or 050 126 1054
  • CAPE COAST: Cape Coast Polytechnic, Contact Mr. K. A. Simpson, Tel. 0500482882
  • AKOSOMBO: Mr. Moses A. Korda Tel. 0500482881
  1. All Applicants SHOULD visit (Admission Portal) and complete an Online Application using the e-voucher provided.
  2. Applicants Must Include in Their Application pack Certified True Copies of their Certificates and Transcripts.
  3. Only Results and/or Documents Provided by Applicants at The Time of Submission of Their Applications Shall Be Considered.
  4. Two (2) copies COMPLETED ONLINE FORMS should be printed and posted and should reach: The Director, Institute of Distance Learning, Caseley Hayford Building, KNUST-Kumasi, Ghana by MONDAY, 3RD DECEMBER, 2018
  5. Facilitation may be a blend of online and face-to-face sessions on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) at the proposed Centres mentioned above.


KNUST Undergraduate Top-Up Programmes IDL Application Closing Date

KNUST Undergraduate Top-Up Programmes IDL Application close on MONDAY, 3RD DECEMBER, 2018

FOR MORE INFORMATION Visit Or Call: 024 727 4661 / 032249 1138 / 050 048 2885


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