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Undergraduate Admissions

The University of Papua New Guinea, (UPNG) wishes to inform prospective applicants that the Online Applicant Portal for receiving applications for Undergraduate programs to be offered by the University for academic year 2023 is now open. It will close on the 15th of October 2022.

Applications for Post Graduate programs for academic year 2023 are also open during the same period. Prospective applicants can consult the respective Schools (Program owners) to seek further information on how they can lodge their applications.

APPLICANTS ARE HEREBY REQUESTED TO TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS:

a.) All applicants for Undergraduate programs are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of K 20.00 using BSP Pay.

b.) All applicants for Postgraduate Diploma and Honors are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of K 20.00 into UPNG General Account No: 1000583572 BSP, (WAIGANI). Make sure to indicate your name and correct date of deposit on the deposit slip when paying. Keep the receipt with you for verification purposes.

c.) All applicants for Masters and PhD (except the School of Business & Public Policy) are required to pay a a non-refundable application fee of K 50.00 into UPNG General Account No: 1000583572 BSP, (WAIGANI). Make sure to indicate your name and correct date of deposit on the deposit slip when paying. Keep the receipt with you for verification purposes.

d.) Post graduate Applicants to the School of Business and Public Policy (SBPP) programs must refer to SBPP Post Graduate advertisement for the application processing fee and eligibility criteria. Call Lisa on 3267 299 for more information.

e.) Before choosing your preferred program, please navigate through our admission and eligibility requirements to all our programs. This will inform you of your eligibility for a particular program.

ONLINE APPLICATION

The following links provide useful information you require to guide and assist you to use the Online Applicant Portal to lodge your application. It is important that you must read and understand the notices before you attempt to apply.

1.) 2023 Non-School Leavers Application Notice
2.) Applicant Portal User Manual
3.) BSP Pay Activation Guide

After having read the above notices, click on “Applicant portal” to Sign-up and then Apply.



If you have any queries regarding your application or online submission, you can write to the following email addresses. Write to the appropriate email address based on the school that you are applying to.

  • School of Business & Public Policy Application: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • School of Humanities & Social Sciences: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • School of Natural & Physical Sciences: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • School of Medicine & Health Sciences: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • School of Law: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Successful candidates will be notified through email and by post by Mid-November 2022, together with the successful School Leavers of 2022.

If your name is not on the Final List, it means that your application for admission in 2023 has been unsuccessful.

All information regarding 2023 Fees, Registration and Orientation will be included in the acceptance letter.

Manual applications for Undergraduate Programs without any record of online submission WILL NOT be considered.

 

Authorized by:
The Acting Registrar
Mr Roboam Kakap