GIJ Undergraduate Admission Requirements 2021

GIJ Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Here are the general and specific admission requirements for the Ghana Institute of Journalism admission 2021/2022.

GIJ Undergraduate Admission Requirements

B. A. IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

SSSCE HOLDERS
Applicants must possess passes (A – D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and three (3) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 24 or better.

WASSCE HOLDERS
Applicants must possess passes(A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and three (3) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 36 or better.

DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES (REGULAR AND WEEKEND SESSIONS)


(Weekend Session – Lectures start from Fridays to Sundays)

SSSCE HOLDERS
Applicants must possess passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 20 or better.

WASSCE HOLDERS
Applicants must possess passes(A1-C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 30 or better.

MATURE STUDENTS (Who can apply?)
Persons wishing to enter the Ghana Institute of Journalism as Mature Students must not be less than 25 years old.

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

  1. Credit Passes (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics plus two (2) elective subjects
  2. Applicants whose qualifications do not meet the requirements for admission as in (i) above may be considered for admission on passing a special entrance examination conducted by the University and an interview. Applicants should note that those who meet the requirements for admission as in (i) above will not be required to take any entrance examination.

NOTE:
Applicants will be selected based on a competitive cut-off point for the year. Candidates awaiting results are eligible to apply.

LEVEL 300 TOP-UP (WEEKEND SESSION)

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. GIJ Diploma holders with a minimum Final Grade Point Average of 2.50 or Grade B or an equivalent Diploma from an Accredited Communication Training Institution with an average of Grade B are eligible to apply.
  2. Diploma holders with Final Grade Point Average of 3.25 from the following disciplines: Archival Studies, Public Administration, Social Administration, Education and Management Studies are eligible to apply.
  3. Higher National Diploma (HND) holders with a minimum of 2nd Class (Lower Division) in the following: Marketing, Information Technology, Secretaryship and Management Studies as well as Social Science and Humanities related programme not mentioned here are also eligible to apply.
  4. Degree holders with a minimum of 2nd Class (Lower Division) in the following: Information Studies, Information Technology, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Social Studies, Theatre Studies, Marketing, Secretaryship, English, and French are eligible to apply.
  5. Final Year Diploma students are eligible to apply as awaiting results applicants. (Certificates should, however, be provided to complete the application process)

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students who hold equivalent qualifications are eligible to apply for any of the programmes.

How can I get admission in GIJ?

Online Application:

Pay your application fee at any Fidelity Bank Branch by providing your name (as will appear on your application) and telephone number. You will be provided with your application number at the bank. Go to http://registration.gij.edu.gh/apply/start to begin and complete your application online.

Is GIJ forms still available?

GIJ Admissions Forms 2021 is out Institute of Journalism, (GIJ) Admission Forms for diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the 2021 academic year has been released online.

Is GIJ a government institution?

Is GIJ a government institution? Well, Ghana Institute of Journalism is a public learning university licensed by the National Accreditation Board (NAD). Currently, it is under the Ministry of Education.

How do I apply for the Ghana Institute of Journalism?

The Admission Management of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) has released the Admission Form for 2021 Academic year online. Applicants must obtain at least a D (4) in six subjects. In addition, they must have passes in 3 subjects, one of the passes should be Grade D or better at the ´A´ Levels.

How do I download a GIJ application?

Go to http://registration.gij.edu.gh/apply/start to begin and complete your application online. Note: you will need a valid email address to complete the online application. a. You can also download application form from the Institute’s website, www.gij.edu.gh, and complete them manually.

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