Admissions to Cyber Institute of Science and Technology shall be open to all qualified nationals and international persons without discrimination. A student is admitted into an academic program when he/she meets the entry requirements into that program and level. Admissions into Cyber Institute of Science and Technology shall be conducted under the guidance of the regulators and with the approval of the Senate.

Direct entry

(a) At least five (5) credits or better at the Ordinary Level (O’Level) or its equivalent

(b) At least two (2) principal passes at Advanced Level (A’Level) or its equivalent.

Within the framework of the general direct entry requirements, there may be Special Faculty Requirements which a candidate must fulfill to gain admission to a program in a specific faculty.

Mature Age Entry

(a) A candidate must be at least 25 years of age

(b) The candidate must have passed Mature Age Entry Examinations with 50% mark or above

(c) The Mature Age Entry Examinations must have been taken at a centre approved by the Senate.

(d) No candidate who had previously attended a programme at Cyber Institute of Science and Technology shall be readmitted to the institute under this scheme to a program of study in which he/she failed to qualify during his/her previous attendance.


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The Distance Learning Department is in charge of running distance learning programs. Within the department, the Course Manager coordinates these programs including addressing participants’ queries, complaints, handling coursework flow, remedial teaching, and communication on examination-related issues.
Each module has a module leader whose responsibilities include responding to your queries and feedback through email, phone calls and office visits.   

The minimum completion time for the program is 3 years for diplomas, 4years for degrees and 2yrs for masters and the maximum completion time is six (6) years with each year being divided into two semesters.

Students will cover up to a minimum of four modules per semester and a maximum of 6 course units. Retaking any module attracts extra cost.

At the beginning of each Semester, you will  need to register by the Registrar’s Office. You will  be required to visit the Institute for  only three weeks per semester  specially two (2) weeks for the orientation and intensive lectures and the other week for seating for examinations.

You will be required to attend a face-to-face orientation and take home a coursework to be submitted online on a stipulated date .   
After the face-to-face session you will attend lectures from the Institute and also using the provided online interactive instructional materials that include ; a module  handbook, recommended reading list and any other relevant literature that may guide you in the learning process.

At the end of the semester, you will convene for a period of one week to sit for the end of semester examinations. You will also be provided a copy of the Institute’s Assessment and Examination Regulations and Guidelines. 

Participants will attempt two standard course works, one test and one final examination per module. The coursework will contribute 40% , the test will contribute 10% and the examination 50%to the final examination score.