FOURTH ROUND CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION INTO UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022

Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania invites Applications for fourth round from qualified candidates for admission to the Undergraduate (degree and non-degree) Programs for the academic year 2021/2022. Form four, form six, and diploma graduates with required performances detailed under each program are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for applications is 15th October, 2021

For Help & Inquiries: 
Call: +255 737 462 229 OR +255 737 462 230
Email:
admission.dus@sua.ac.tz

A. PROGRAMMES WITH EMPTY SLOTS FOR THE FOURTH ROUND OF APPLICATIONS 

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Development Planning and Management
    Available Slots: 190
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subject: History, Geography, Economics, Advanced Mathematics, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Nutrition or Agriculture. In addition, applicants with no credit in Advance Mathematics must have Subsidiary pass in Basic Applied Mathematics at A level OR Diploma in Development Planning and management, Governance and Development, Rural Development, Development Studies, Local Government Administration, Education, Community, Development, Political Science, Social work, Sociology, Gender Studies, with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in four subjects at O-Level except for Religion subject and a minimum of “D” grade in Mathematics at O-Level or Subsidiary Pass at A level.
     
  2. Bachelor of Community Development    
    Available Slots: 380
    Requirements: Two principal passes in the following subjects: History, Geography, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture, Accountancy, Commerce, Advanced Mathematics or Physics. OR Diploma in Community Development, Social Work, Sociology, Rural Development , Agriculture or other related fields with an average of “B’’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in four subjects at O-Level except Religion subject
     
  3. Bachelor of Crop Production and Management    
    Available Slots: 20
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Chemistry and Biology and a subsidiary pass in one of the following subjects: Advanced Mathematics, Physics or Agriculture. OR Diploma in Agriculture, Crop Production, Horticulture, Agro-mechanics with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. An applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Agriculture
     
  4. Bachelor of Information and Records Management 
    Available Slots: 25
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: History, Kiswahili, English, Economics, Accountancy, Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography or Agriculture. OR Diploma in Record Achieves Management, Public Administration, Human Resource Management or Library and Information studies OR Information and Communication Technology with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subjects at O-Level.
     
  5. Bachelor of Tourism Management    
    Available Slots: 46
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: History, English, Kiswahili, Biology, Geography, Chemistry, Physic, Agriculture, Advanced Mathematics, Nutrition, Home Economics, Economics, Commerce, English, French or Spanish. OR Diploma in Tourism, Hotel Management, Catering, Nutrition, Home Economics, Agriculture, Education, Forestry or Wildlife Management with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subjects at O-Level
     
  6. Bachelor Rural Development    
    Available Slots: 265
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects, History, Kiswahili, English, Literature, Geography, Economics, Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Commerce, Accountancy, Nutrition or Agriculture. OR Diploma in Rural Development, Community Development, Agriculture or Agricultural Education with an average of ‘B’ or GPA of not less than 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subjects
     
  7. BSc. Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness    
    Available Slots: 80
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Economics, Advanced Mathematics, Geography, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture and Biology. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level OR Diploma in Agriculture with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subject and a minimum of “D” grade in Mathematics at O-Level.
     
  8. BSc. Agricultural Engineering    
    Available Slots: 20
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Advance Mathematics and one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry or Geography. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at O-Level OR Diploma or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Agricultural Engineering, Hydrogeology and Water Well Drilling, Water Quality Laboratory Technology, Irrigation Engineering or Water Resources Engineering with an average of ‘B’ or GPA of not less than 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subject and a minimum of “D” grade in Mathematics at O-Level
     
  9. BSc. Applied Agricultural Extension    
    Available Slots: 328
    Requirements: Diploma in Agricultural and Livestock fields with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Biology and two science subjects at O-Level.
     
  10. BSc. Bioprocess and Post-harvest Engineering    
    Available Slots: 71
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Advanced Mathematics and one of the following subjects: Physics Chemistry or Geography. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Physics Chemistry and Biology. OR Diploma or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Agricultural Engineering, Hydrogeology and Water Well Drilling, Water Quality Laboratory Technology, Irrigation Engineering or Water Resources Engineering with an average of ‘B’ or minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subject and a minimum of “D” grade in Mathematics at O-Level.
     
  11. BSc. Environmental Sciences and Management    
    Available Slots: 100
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Chemistry and one of the following subjects: Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Geography, Physics or Agriculture. An applicant without a subsidiary pass in either Biology or Advanced Mathematics at A-Level must have a minimum of “C” grade in either Biology or Basic Mathematics at O-Level. OR Diploma in Physics, Chemical or Biological Sciences with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Chemistry and Mathematics at O-Level.
     
  12. BSc. Family and Consumer Studies    
    Available Slots: 50
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Home Economics, Agriculture, Nutrition, Advanced Mathematics, Physics or Geography. OR Diploma in Human Nutrition, Home Economics, Food Science, Nursing, Community Development, Biomedical, Laboratory Technology or Clinical Medicine, with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Biology two science subjects at O-Level
     
  13. BSc. in Bee Resources Management    
    Available Slots: 65
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology and one of the following subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Agriculture, Nutrition or Geography OR Diploma in Forestry, Bee-Keeping, Wildlife Management, Entomology or Agriculture with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Biology and other two science subjects at O-Level
     
  14. BSc. Irrigation and Water Resources Engineering    
    Available Slots: 55
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Advanced Mathematics and one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry OR Geography. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at O-Level. OR Diploma or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Agricultural Engineering, Hydrogeology and Water Well Drilling, Water Quality Laboratory Technology, Irrigation Engineering or Water Resources Engineering with an average of ‘B’ or GPA of not less than 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subject and a minimum of “D” grade in Mathematics at O-Level
     
  15. BSc. Range Management    
    Available Slots: 57
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Biology, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, Advanced Mathematics or Geography OR Diploma in Range Management, Animal Husbandry and Production, Animal Health, Agriculture, Forestry or Wildlife Management with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subjects at O-Level
     
  16. BSc. with Education (Agricultural Science and Biology)    
    Available Slots: 64
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology and one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Advanced Mathematics, Agriculture, Computer Science or Nutrition. OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subjects in the following order, Chemistry and Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics, Geography and Biology, or Geography and Mathematics; Chemistry and Physics; Physics and Mathematics; Physics and Geography. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Biology and two science subjects at O-Level
     
  17. BSc. with Education (Physics & Chemistry)    
    Available Slots: 15
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Geography OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Chemistry and Physics.
     
  18. BSc. with Education (Physics & Geography)    
    Available Slots: 32
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Geography OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Physics and Geography.
     
  19. BSc. with Education (Physics & Information Technology)    
    Available Slots: 20
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Geography OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Physics
     
  20. BSc. with Education (Physics and Mathematics)    
    Available Slots: 35
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Geography OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Physics and Mathematics.
     
  21. BSc. with Education (Chemistry & Mathematics)    
    Available Slots: 21
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Geography OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Chemistry and Mathematics.
     
  22.  BSc. with Education (Chemistry and Biology)    
    Available Slots: 73
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Geography OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Chemistry and Biology.
     
  23. BSc. with Education (Geography & Mathematics)    
    Available Slots: 35
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Geography OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Geography and Mathematics.
     
  24. BSc. with Education (Geography and Biology)    
    Available Slots: 80
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Geography OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Geography and Biology.
     
  25. BSc. with Education (Information Technology and Mathematics)    
    Available Slots: 23
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Geography OR Diploma in Education with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Mathematics.
     
  26. BSc. Wood Technologies and Value Addition    
    Available Slots: 10
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subject: Geography, Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Nutrition or Agriculture. OR Diploma in Forestry, Bee-Keeping, Wildlife Management, Agribusiness, Horticulture, Agro-mechanics, Agricultural Engineering or Agriculture with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in Biology and two science subjects at O-Level
     
  27. BSc. Information Technology    
    Available Slots: 190
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Advanced Mathematics and one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Geography or Computer Science. OR. Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Electronics or Telecommunication Engineering with an average of ‘B’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subject and a minimum of “D” grade in Mathematics at O-Level.
     
  28. Diploma in Crop Production and Management    
    Available Slots: 16
    Requirements: Advanced level Certificate with passes in Biology, Science and Practice of Agriculture and one of the follow- ing subjects: Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Geography/ Economics and Commerce OR Basic Technician Certificate in General Agriculture/ Technician Certificate in General Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Technician Certificate in Crop Production or other relevance discipline from an accredited institution and CSEE passes in Biology/ Chemistry and Mathematics
     
  29. Diploma in Information and Library Science    
    Available Slots: 118
    Requirements: Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with at least one Principal Pass in one of the following: Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Science and Practice of Agriculture, Geography, Economics, Commerce, History, English, French and Kiswahili OR Certificate in Librarianship/ or other relevant disciplines with a minimum of 2nd class and Ordinary Certificate of Secondary Education passes in at least 4 subjects.
     
  30. Diploma in Information Technology    
    Available Slots: 51
    Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Advanced Mathematics and one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Geography or Computer Science. OR. Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Electronics or Telecommunication Engineering with an average of ‘B’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subject and a minimum of “D” grade in Mathematics at O-Level
     
  31. Diploma in Laboratory Technology    
    Available Slots: 30
    Requirements: Advanced level Certificate with passes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. One of these subjects must be passed at Principal level with a total of Two points (E grade). Candidates with Advanced Level passes in combinations without Biology must have passed Biology at credit level in CSEE OR Basic Technician Certificate from recognized institution OR Certificate of Secondary Education with passes in Biology and Chemistry and Trade test Certificate of at least grade II
     
  32. Diploma in Records, Archives and Information Management    
    Available Slots: 132
    Requirements: A-Level Certificate with at least one Principal Pass in one of the following Subjects: Mathematics/ Physics/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Science and Practice of Agriculture/ Geography/ Economics, Commerce/ History/ English/ French and Kiswahili OR Certificate in Records/ Office Management or relevant disciplines with a minimum of Second Class and O-level passes in at least three subjects
     
  33. Diploma in Tropical Animal Health and Production    
    Available Slots: 31
    Requirements: Advanced Level passes in Chemistry, Biology/ Zoology, Physics, Mathematics, Geography or Science and Practice of Agriculture. The candidate must pass Biology/Zoology at Principal Level. Such candidates must also have O-level passes in English and Mathematics OR Certificate in Animal Health (Agrovet), Certificate in Animal Health and production (AHPC), Certificate in Agriculture and Livestock Production (CALP). A holder of such a certificate should have a minimum of three passes at O-Level in Biology/Zoology Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics at Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or equivalent.
     
  34. Certificate in Tour Guiding and Hunting Operations    
    Available Slots: 20
    Requirements: O-level certificate with passes (4 points) in minimum of four of the following subjects: Biology/Chemistry/ Physics/History/Geography/ Mathematics/Kiswahili/French and English OR Possession of Nation Vocational Training Award at (N) III in wildlife Tourism and Tour Guiding courses from Institutions accredited by Vocation Educations and Training Authority (VETA). Applicants applying using VTA III must have full filed condition one of the above.

B. UNIVERSITY FEES FOR TANZANIAN STUDENTS (AMOUNT IN TSH)

  1. Degree programmes (Science)   = 1,263,000
  2. Degree programmes (Non Science)   = 1,000,000
  3. Diploma programmes  =  900,000
  4. Certificate programmes  =  800,000

C. UNIVERSITY FEES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ( AMOUNT IN USD)

  1. Degree programmes (Science)    = $ 3,100
  2. Degree programmes (Non-Science)  =  $ 3,000
  3. Diploma programmes    = $ 1,840
  4. Certificate programmes    = $ 1,500

Information on other fees and indicative living expenses are available at: https://www.sua.ac.tz/study/fees- and-funding/tuition-fees/fee-structure-undergraduate-degree-programmes

D. GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS (Minimum entry qualification)

  1. Completed A-Level before 2014    
    Two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points from Two subjects defining the admission into the respective program (where A = 5; B = 4; C = 3; D = 2; E = 1)    
     
  2. Completed A-Level in 2014 and 2015    
    Two principal passes (Two Cs) with a total of 4.0 points from Two Subjects defining admission into the respective program (where A = 5; B+= 4; B = 3; C = 2; D = 1)    
     
  3. Completed A-Level from 2016    
    Two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points from Two subjects defining the admission into the respective pro- gram (where A = 5; B = 4; C = 3; D = 2; E = 1)  
     
  4. Equivalent applicants    
    At least four O’ – Level passes (Ds and above) or NTA Level III with four O’-Level passes or equivalent foreign qualifications as established by either NECTA or VETA; and At least a GPA 3.0 for Ordinary Diploma (NTA level 6); OR Average of B for Full Technician Certificate (FTC) (where A = 5; B = 4; C = 3 and D = 2 points); OR Average of ‘B’ Grade for Health related awards such as Clinical Medicine and others; Or A Distinction for unclassified diplomas and certificates Upper Second Class for classified non-NTA diploma    
     

E. HOW TO APPLY 

  1. Applicants who are Non-Tanzanians and their certificates are not issued by National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) or National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) are advised to send application letter and copies of their academic certificates to admission@sua.ac.tz
     
  2. Applicants with foreign secondary school certificates should arrange with the National Examinations Council (NECTA) and/or NACTE for equivalence translation before lodging their applications. Foreign Secondary education certificates be submitted to NECTA through www.necta.go.tz and for foreign Technical certificates and Diploma be submitted to NACTE through www.nacte.go.tz
     
  3. Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system, click “Online Application (Undergraduate)” button available at www.sua.ac.tz and you will be directed to the online application.
     
  4. Applications to all programmes must be accompanied by non-refundable application fee of Ten thousand Tanzanian shillings only (10,000/=) payable through MPESA/ TigoPesa / FAHARI HUDUMA or any CRDB Bank branch. To make payment use the Control Number generated during the Preliminary application stages on the online admission application portal.
     
  5. Application fees for international applicants is USD 30, and payment should be made through:

           Account Holder: SUA Internal Revenue USD Collection
           Account Number: 026105002248
           Bank Name: NBC Bank Ltd
           Branch: Morogoro ,Tanzania.
           Swiftcode: NLCBTZTX
           Indicate the Control number: (obtained from online application system)

For more information, please visit www.dus.sua.ac.tz or call or email Admission Help Desk using the details provided below.

Inquiries should be sent to: -

Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O BOX 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro

Telephone No: +255 737 462 230 OR +255 737 462 229
Email: admission@sua.ac.tz
Web: www.sua.ac.tz

Issued by:
The Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics),
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, MOROGORO.

 

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