KNUST release 2019/2020 admission list

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has offered admission to persons who applied to undertake undergraduate and Distant education programs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

It is anticipated that over 16,000 students are expected to be admitted into postgraduate and undergraduate levels from over 40,000 applications.

All admitted students are expected to arrive on the main Kumasi campus of KNUST to begin the necessary registration processes for the academic year.

KNUST Admission Statistics for 2018/2019 Academic Year.

The University received a total of 43, 667 applications for the 2018 admissions, and out of this 36,818 met the entry requirement. 16,888 students were registered into postgraduate and undergraduate levels made up of 10,171 males and 6,717 females.

KNUST recorded a significant increase in the female student population from 37% in 2017 to 40.59% in the 2018 admissions.

This is an achievement the Vice-Chancellor Professor Kwasi Obiri-Danso and the university management believes is an indication of efforts to boost female education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

PROVISIONAL ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR. FIRST SEMESTER

The arrival of Freshers – Friday, September 06, 2019

Biometric Registration of Freshers – Friday, September 06, 2019 – Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Medical Examinations for Freshers – Monday, September 09, 2019 (Runs throughout the semester)

Orientation for Freshers – Saturday, September 07, 2019 (to be held every Saturday throughout the Semester)

Lectures Begin for Freshers – Monday, September 09, 2019

Online Registration for Continuing Students – Friday, September 06, 2019

The arrival of Continuing Students – Saturday, September 14, 2019

Biometric Registration of Continuing Students – Saturday, September 14, 2019 – Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Lectures Begin (Continuing Students) – Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Matriculation Rehearsals – Tuesday October 01, 2019 – Thursday, October 03, 2019

Special Academic Board Meeting to consider Supplementary Examination Results (Final Year) – Wednesday, October, 09, 2019

Matriculation at College Level – Thursday, October 03, 2019 – Saturday, October 05, 2019

Mid-Semester Examinations – Monday, November 04,2019- Friday, November 08, 2019

Mid-Semester Break/Assessment of Lecturers and Courses by students – Monday, November 11, 2019- Friday, November 16, 2019

Consideration of Postgraduate Final Results – Wednesday, November 06, 2019

R. P. Baffour Memorial Lectures – Monday, November 18, 2019, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 & Thursday, November 21, 2019

Special Congregation – Friday, November 22, 2019 – Saturday, November 23, 2019

First Semester Examinations – Monday, December 09, 2019 – Friday, December 20, 2019

President Akufo-Addo Students Depart – Saturday, December 21, 2019

First Semester Break – Monday, December 23

Source: Focusfmonline.com

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