NOUN portal login, registration, admission (2020)

NOUN portal login, registration, admission (2020)

The importance of quality education in Nigeria cannot be overlooked. Your academic credentials determine the kind of job you get. More Nigerians are enrolling for higher education not only to get better jobs but also to enhance their understanding of modern world systems. Today, acquiring higher education has become easier through open and distance learning. The NOUN portal is a user-friendly platform where you can enroll for higher education in Nigeria.
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The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is an institution that has been operational since July 1983. The university was opened by Nigeria's founding president, Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari. NOUN offers open and distance learning programmes to every learner without considering their circumstances of status. Every Nigerian can apply for a programme in the institution using the NOUN portal. The institution is based on the fact that knowledgeable citizens create a practical economy and a sustainable democracy.

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How is information on the NOUN portal managed? uses the StudWare information system. The system was developed by the Directorate of Management Information System of National Open University (NOUMIS). Through NOUMIS, all centres of study have access to, and control of information about all their students.

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NOUN university study centres

According to the National Open University portal, these are the official learning centres in each state and their codes:

Abia State

  • Umudike Learning Centre: AB01
  • Umuahia Prison: AB02

Adamawa State

  • Yola Education Hub: AD01
  • Gulak Community Education Centre: AD02

Akwa Ibom State

  • Uyo Training School: AK01
  • Anambra State
  • Awka Learning: AN01
  • Nigeria Prison Service Special School Awka: AN02
National Open University of Nigeria
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Bauchi State

  • Azare Community School: BA01
  • Bauchi School: BA02
  • Bogoro Community School: BA02

Benue State

  • Makurdi Education Facility: BN01
  • Otukpo Study Centre: BN02
  • Ugbokolo Learning Institution: BN03

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Borno State

  • Maiduguri School: BO01

Bayelsa state

  • Yenagoa Learning Point: BY01

Cross Rivers State

  • Calabar School: CR01
  • Ikom Community Education Hub: CR02

Delta State

  • Asaba Learning Centre: DE01
  • Emevor Community School: DE02
  • Owhrode Community School: DE03

Eboyin State

  • Abakaliki School: EB01

Edo State

  • Benin Learning Hub: ED01
  • Fugar Community Study Point: ED02
  • Uromi Community Study Institution: ED03

Ekiti State

  • Ado-Ekiti School: EK01

Enugu State

  • Awgu Community School: EN01
  • Enugu Study Centre: EN02
  • Nigerian Prisons Special Study Centre Enugu: EN03
  • Opi Community School Nsuka: EN04

Federal Capital Territory

  • Abuja Model Study Centre: FC01
  • National Union Of Road Transport Workers Special Study Centre Garki Abuja: FC03
  • Nigeria Immigration Service Special Study Centre Abuja: FC04
  • Nigeria Police Special Study Centre Kubwa Abuja: FC05
  • Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Special Study Centre Sauka Abuja: FC06
  • Special Study Centre Nigerian Prison Service National Headquarters Abuja: FC07
  • Viite Special Study Centre Abuja: FC08
  • Wuse II Study Centre Abuja: FC09
  • National Assembly Special Study Centre Abuja: FC10

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National Open University Portal
Source: UGC

State of Abuja

  • Kuje Prison: FC11
  • Gombe State
  • Gombe Study Centre: GM01

Imo State

  • Owerri Study Centre: IM01

Jigawa State

  • Dutse Study Centre: JG01

Kebbi State

  • Kebbi Study Centre: KB01

Kaduna State

  • Kaduna Study Centre: KD01
  • Kagoro Study Centre: KD02
  • Nigerian Air Force Special Study Centre Kaduna: KD03
  • Kaduna Prison: KD04

Kogi State

  • Idah Community Study Centre: KG01
  • Iyara Community School: KG02
  • Lokoja Study Centre: KG03
  • Ogori Community Study Centre: KG04

Kano State

  • Kano Study Centre: KN01

Katsina State

  • Katsina Study Centre: KT02
  • Masari Community Facility: KT03

Kwara State

  • Ilorin Education Centre: KW01
  • Nigeria Army Special Study Centre Ilorin: KW02
  • Oka-Akoko Community School: KW03
  • Offa Community School: KW04

State of Lagos

  • Lagos Education Centre: LA01
  • Mccarthy Education Centre Lagos: LA02
  • Mushin Learning Centre Lagos: LA03
  • Nigeria Navy Special Learning Centre Apapa Lagos: LA04
  • Nigerian Medium Security Prisons Special Study Centre Kirikiri Lagos: LA05
  • Nigerian Maximum Security Prison Special Study Centre Kirikiri: LA07
  • Nigerian Female Prison Special Study Centre Kirikiri: LA08
  • Nigeria Prison Service Special Learning Centre Ikoyi: LA09

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Niger State

  • Minna: NG01

Nasarawa State

  • Lafia: NS01
  • Nigeria Prison Service Special Learning Centre Keffi: NS02
  • Lafia Prison: NS03

Ogun State

  • Abeokuta: OG01
  • Awa-Ijebu Community Education Centre: OG02
  • Abeokuta Prison: OG03
Source: UGC

Ondo State

  • Akure: ON01

Osun State

  • Iwo: OS01
  • Osogbo: OS02
  • Otan-Ayegbaju Community Learning Centre: OS03
  • Boluwaduru Community Education Centre: OS04

Oyo State

  • Ibadan Learning Centre: OY01

Plateau State

  • Jos Learning Centre: PL01

Rivers State

  • Nigerian Prisons Special Study Centre Port-Harcourt: RV01
  • Portharcourt Learning Centre: RV01

Sokoto State

  • Sokoto Education Centre: SO01

Taraba State

  • Jalingo Training Centre: TR01
  • Wukari Learning Centre: TR02

Yobe State

  • Damaturu Education Centre: YB01

Zamfara State

  • Gusau Education Centre: ZM01
NOUN university
Source: UGC

Courses offered on the NOUN portal

Below is a list of all National Open University courses that you can study:

  • B.Agric Animal Science
  • B.Agric Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
  • B.Agric Agricultural Economics and Agro-Business
  • PGD. Agricultural Extension Management
  • B.Agric Crop Science
  • B.Agric Soil and Land Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Arts French
  • Bachelor of Arts English
  • Bachelor of Arts Christian Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts Islamic Studies
  • bioPGD. Christian Religious Studies
  • M.A. Christian Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (ED) Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (ED) English
  • Bachelor of Arts (ED) French
  • Bachelor of Arts (ED) Primary Education
  • Bachelor of Science (ED) Physics
  • Bachelor of Science (ED) Biology
  • Bachelor of Science (ED) Business Education
  • Bachelor of Science (ED) Agricultural Science
  • Bachelor of Science (ED) Biology
  • Bachelor of Science (ED) Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science (ED) Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science (ED) Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science (ED) Integrated Science
  • M.ED. Educational Technology
  • M.ED. Science Education
  • PGD. Education
  • M.ED. Administration and Planning
  • M.ED. Guidance and Counselling
  • B.NSc. Nursing
  • B.Sc. Public Health
  • B.Sc. Environmental Health Science
  • B.Sc. Business Administration
  • B.Sc. Public Administration
  • PGD. Business Administration
  • PGD. Public Administration
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Masters in Public Administration
  • M.Sc. Business Administration
  • M.Sc. Public Administration
  • B.Sc. Marketing
  • B.Sc. Cooperative and Rural Development
  • B.Sc. Entrepreneurship
  • B.Sc. Accounting
  • B.Sc. Banking and Finance
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • PGD. Information Technology
  • M.Sc. Information Technology
  • B.Sc. Information Technology
  • B.Sc. Environmental Management and Toxicology
  • B.Sc. Maths and Computer Science
  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Biology
  • B.Sc. Physics
  • B.Sc. Economics
  • B.Sc. Mass Communication
  • B.Sc. Mass Communication
  • PGD. Mass Communication
  • M.Sc. Mass Communication
  • B.Sc. Political Science
  • B.Sc. Tourism Studies
  • B.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • PGD. Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • M.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

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NOUN courseware
Source: UGC
  • B.Sc. Criminology and Security Studies
  • PGD. Criminology and Security Studies
  • Diploma in Business Communication
  • Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • Certificate in Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • Diploma in Financial Management
  • Diploma in Medical Practice
  • Certificate in French
  • Diploma in French
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship
  • Certificate in Theology
  • Diploma in Christian Theology
  • Certificate in Dental Office Practice
  • Certificate in Computer Literacy
  • Certificate in Call Centre Skills
  • Proficiency Certificate in Mobile Phone Repairs
  • PhD Educational Administration
  • PhD Christian Theology
  • PhD Science Education
  • PhD Educational Technology
  • PhD Educational Planning
  • PhD Business Administration
  • PhD Public Administration
  • PhD Mathematics Education
Source: UGC undergraduate admissions

To qualify for undergraduate admission, you must have at least 5 O-level credits. Mathematics and English language credits are a must-have while the rest vary depending on the course. To apply for admission, follow these steps:

  1. Open your browser and go to the official website.
  2. Choose the faculty, programme and entry level to view the specific requirements for the course. You will also see the apply button.
  3. Click on the Apply button on the pre-payment application page.
  4. Fill in all the required details and submit.
  5. After the successful submission of the pre-payment form, you will be redirected to Remita to get an RRR invoice that will be used as proof of payment on the application form.

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NB: Applicants who pay using online payment cards will get the online form that should be filled before submission.

Those who pay via a bank branch should click on the "continue after payment" button and enter their RRR and the Unique ID. At this point, they have the option of changing the programme.

Those who had paid using an RRR generated in the previous semester or earlier must restart the process until they are redirected to Remita. They should then use the new Unique ID that pops up, and the old RRR then click on "proceed after payment."

After successful payment, there will be an auto-generated application form that an applicant should fill before the deadline. The application process is automatic, and the outcome is instant.

Admissions for postgraduate courses

To qualify for a Masters, PGD or HND programme, the applicant must have at least a second class lower first degree in their field and at least five O-level credits. English and Mathematics credits are a must. Some additional requirements may be needed depending on the programme.

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  • The process of application is similar to that of the undergraduate courses above.
  • After completing the application process, the applicant should print their form and admission letter. These documents should be presented at the selected centre of study for the administrative officer to verify.
National Open University of Nigeria
Source: UGC

Admissions for PhD courses

To apply for a PhD programme, follow these steps:

  1. Fill the pre-payment form.
  2. Check the application requirements, then click "Apply."
  3. You will be redirected to Remita. Print out the RRR payment teller.
  4. Effect the payment of the non-refundable application fee using the RRR.
  5. Check your payment status.
  6. After making a successful payment, click "continue."
  7. Fill in your Unique ID and RRR to get the online form.
  8. Fill in the details, print it and attach copies of your CV, certificates, research proposal and two academic reference letters. You must also attach a cover letter and send all the documents to:


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School of Postgraduate Studies,

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Accessing the education material

NOUN is an online and distance learning institution. Students, therefore, access the NOUN courseware via the portal. To access this material, each active student must register on the Students' Portal Registration Page. All the registered students will access the relevant materials after clicking the NOUN student login page and entering the correct details. Administrators have their login page from where they access the portal and upload the required materials for the students.

Students can contact NOUMIS using these contacts:

Call: 09022550098

Email address:

The National Open University of Nigeria offers different online and distance learning courses through the NOUN portal. The application process is automatic and easy for all potential students. All students of the institution can access the relevant education material through the portal. The institution has different centres across Nigeria that make access to university education easier.

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