Zanzibar University Undergraduate Admission Application Form 2020/2021

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Zanzibar University Undergraduate Admission Form 2020/2021 Intake- Bachelor Degree Intake Programmes, entry requirements, courses offered, application fee, how to apply online, and admission closing date.

Zanzibar University Undergraduate Admission Form

The management of the Zanzibar University (ZU) invites applications from suitably qualified applicants for admissions into ZU Undergraduate, Bachelor Degree, Ordinary Diploma, Certificate, Short Courses, and other programmes for the 2020/2021 academic year.

ZU Undergraduate admission application form 2020/2021 is open to all interested applicants irrespective of colour, race, ethnic identity, religion, gender or national origin, provided they qualify for the programme for which they have applied.

Both Tanzanian and non-Tanzanian interested applicants can apply for the Zanzibar University Undergraduate Admission 2020/2021 as Government Sponsored or Private candidates provided he/she met the minimum requirements for the specific program.

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Faculty of Business Administration (FBA)
The Faculty of Business Administration offers courses leading to the following awards:-

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance (BBA-Acc. & Fin.)
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing (BBA-MAK)
  3. Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Information Technology (BScIT)
  4. Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management (BPLM)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences conducts courses leading to the following awards:

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (BAPA)
  2. Bachelor of Arts in Economics (BAE)
  3. Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  4. Bachelor of Arts in Languages (BAL)
  5. Bachelor of Islamic Banking and Finance (BIBF)
  6. Bachelor of Mass Communication (BMC)

Faculty of Engineering (FoE)
The Faculty of Engineering conducts courses leading to the following awards:

  1. Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Engineering and Information Technology
  2. Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Telecommunications Engineering

The following programmes are expected to start soon: –

  1. Bachelor of Civil Engineering;
  2. Bachelor of Architecture and Interior Design
  3. Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources Management.


The minimum entry requirements as set by TCU and NACTE to join degree programmes are as follows:-

  1. For A-Level applicants, the minimum entry qualification is two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points and three credits at O’ Level.
  2. For the applicants with RPL qualification, the minimum qualification is ‘B’ grade.
  3. At least Four O’ Level passes (D’s and above) or NVA level III with less than four O’ Level passes or equivalent foreign qualifications as established by either NECTA or VETA; AND
    1. Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6) with at least GPA of 3.0 or
    2. Full Technician Certificate (FTC) with at least points average of 2.7 (where A=5, B=4, C=3 and D=2 points); or
    3. Diploma in Teacher Education with an average of ‘C’ grade; or
    4. Health related awards such as Clinical Medicine with average of ‘B’ grade; or
    5. Credit class diploma for classified diplomas and certificates in terms of ‘distinctions, ‘credit’ or pass’ or
    6. Lower Second Class diploma for classified non-NTA diplomas; or
    7. Average of ‘B’ grade or Lower Second Class in recognized pre-entry programme offered by technical institutions accredited by NACTE for both A level and Diploma holders with lower than minimum entry requirements.

Additional Requirements for Different Degree Programmes

  1. Candidate applies for Bachelor Degrees in Business Administration; Islamic Banking and Finance; Procurement and Logistic Management; Information Technology; Economics; Nursing; Computer Engineering & Information Technology; and Telecommunications Engineering must: –
    1. Possess a Principal or Subsidiary Level pass in Mathematics at “A” level; OR
    2. Have passed Mathematics subject with at least D grade at “O” level; OR
    3. Have a pass in Statistics or Mathematics or Quantitative Methods at Ordinary Diploma level.
    4. For engineering programmes, applicants must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at A-level and at least passed in Physics and Mathematics.
    5. For Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a candidate must have principal passes in Biology and Chemistry at A-level.
  2. Candidate applying for Bachelor of Law and Shariah must have “O” Level Credit pass in English.


The programme requirements use the Old Grading System to applicants who completed Form Four and Form Six in 1988-2013. For Form Six applicants who completed their studies from 2014, their grades will be translated into Old Grading System.
The translation is illustrated in table below and will be used for admission purposes only. For the new grading system principal pass is between ‘A’ and ‘D’.


  1. Application forms for all programmes can be downloaded from the University’s website or obtained from the Admissions Office (for non-degree and undergraduate) and the office of Postgraduate Studies and Research (for postgraduate) prospective applicants.
  2. The forms, duly filled, must be returned to the office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the office of Postgraduate Studies and Research on the dates specified by senate
  3. Postgraduate applicants must each submit two letters of referees
  4. The academic year begins in October and ends in September of the following year. During the registration, documents are thoroughly checked. Prospective students are therefore required to bring with them official original transcripts, certificates and other relevant documents as declared on the application forms. Legal action shall be taken against any applicant who presents forged documents.
  5. No change of names by students shall be allowed during the registration or the course of study; students shall only be allowed to use names appearing on their Ordinary Level Certificate.
  6. A non-refundable application fee of TZS 25,000/- for Tanzanian students and US$ 20 for non-Tanzanian students will be paid for undergraduate applicants. For postgraduate, application fees will be TZS 50,000/- and US$ 20 for Tanzanians and non-Tanzanians respectively.
  7. Non-degree programme applicants shall pay a non-refundable application fee of TZS 25,000/-.

Note – Once the Zanzibar University Undergraduate Admission Application Form Portal is closed, new applications will not be submitted. So register now while the ZU Undergraduate form 2020/2021 is on sale.

How to Apply for ZU Undergraduate Admission 2020/2021.

The Application is made through filling the application form online at the Zanzibar University (ZU) admission portal.

To Apply:
You should have the following documents in softcopy format

  1. Form IV or Form VI certificate
  2. Certificate or Diploma Program Transcripts
  3. Passport pictures
  4. Birth Certificates


Those who need to apply the programs in Pemba Campus should opt the program start with NTA

  1. CLICK HERE to visit ZU registration portal

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