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2025 Non-School Leaver Applications: How to Apply for Unitech

The Papua New Guinea University of Technology (Unitech) is pleased to announce the commencement of its application process for the 2025 Academic Year. Unitech, renowned for its excellence in technological education, invites NON-SCHOOL LEAVERS (fresh Grade 12 graduates and working class) to pursue their academic aspirations.

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Application Details


  • Non-School Leavers: Applicants must have successfully completed their Grade 12 studies.
  • Re-admit Students: This category encompasses students who discontinued, withdrew, or were suspended during their first semester of the preceding academic year.

Application Deadline:

All applications must be submitted electronically by Sunday, August 18th, 2024, at 12:00 Midnight (PST). Unitech will not accept manual or emailed applications.

Application Fees:

A non-refundable application processing fee of K50.00 must be deposited into the designated PNG University of Technology account (Account Number: 1000 386580) at the Bank of South Pacific, Lae Branch.

Required Documentation

Re-admit Students:

  • Two duly completed Unitech Character Reference Forms (available for download on the Unitech website).
  • A certified copy of your most recent Academic Transcript (semester result slips will not be accepted). 
  • A formal Readmission Letter outlining the rationale for your readmission application.
  • Additional documentation may be required depending on the reason for your previous exit (Clearance Letter, Medical Clearance Form, Withdrawal Form).

Non-School Leavers:

  • A recent, clear passport-sized photograph scanned in .pdf format.
  • A clear scanned photocopy of a valid Student ID, National ID (NID), or Passport (copies of Driver's Licenses will not be accepted).
  • Scanned copy (.pdf) of your application fee payment receipt.
  • Officially certified academic transcripts or certificates (issued within the current academic year, 2024-2025) by a registered government Commissioner of Oaths (Statutory Declaration Forms will not be considered).
  • Two completed Unitech Character Reference Forms (downloadable from the Unitech website). These forms must be completed by non-relatives within the last two years and include official witness signatures and stamps.
Image of online application STEP 6: UPLOAD *REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Important Considerations

  • Applications containing incomplete or uncertified documents will be rejected.
  • No additional documents can be submitted after the application deadline. The application process is final.
  • Applicants are strongly advised to meticulously review the application instructions. Appeals for rejected applications due to non-compliance with these instructions will not be entertained.

Additional Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants who have previously failed twice in their first year or a total of three times throughout their program are ineligible for readmission to the same program.
  • The maximum timeframe for program completion is seven years for Degrees (four years standard program duration plus three additional years) and four years for Diplomas (two years standard program duration plus two additional years). Incomplete programs exceeding these time limits will disqualify you for readmission. 
  • Submission of forged or altered documents will result in blacklisting and permanent disqualification from studies at Unitech.
  • Unitech will not accept duplicate applications from the same individual.
For Inquiries: The Admissions Office at Unitech can be reached via telephone at (675) 473 4272 / 473 7289 or by email at Unitech eagerly awaits your application and extends a warm welcome to all prospective students seeking a transformative educational experience.

Apply to Unitech As A Non-School Leaver for 2025 

Seize this prime opportunity to embark on a rewarding academic journey at Papua New Guinea's leading technological institution.

We encourage you to submit your application well before the deadline to ensure timely processing.

Non-School Leaver Entrance Examinations 2023: PNG University of Technology

The Papua New Guinea University of Technology (PNGUoT) has announced the 2023 Non-School Leaver Entrance Examinations. These exams are your first step towards joining our esteemed institution in 2024. The admission tests will be held from the 28th of November to the 1st of December, 2023, at designated venues. 

Here is some information for PNGUOT Non-school leavers taking the 2023 entrance exam.

Exam Admission Requirements

To enter the exam, make sure you follow these steps:

Bring the Right Documents: You need to show the original letter from the university saying you can take the exam. Also, bring your old school ID, National ID (NID), Passport, or Driving License. Other types of ID won't work.

Pay the Fee: You must pay a K10.00 fee for the exam. Put this money into the University's Account at the BSP Lae Branch (Account Number: 1000 386580). Don't forget to show the receipt at the exam to confirm your payment.

Ask Questions if Needed: If you have any questions or worries, call the Admission Office at 473 4222 / 473 4281 or send an email to They're there to help you.

Please check the link at the end of this article to download the PNGUOT admission test list, and schedules for Lae and other centres.

download the PNGUOT admission test list PDF - NON SCHOOL LEAVERS 2023 - 2024

PNGUOT Postgraduate Acceptance List 2024, available here.

Subject Allocation for Respective Courses

The Examination is set at the Grade 12 Matriculation level and you will be tested on the following subjects that you are short-listed:

  • All Engineering: Language, Maths 3, Physics & Chemistry
  • Business Studies: Language, Maths 1 & Business paper
  • Property & Communication for Development Studies: Language and Maths 1 only
  • Applied Physics and Computer Science: Language, Maths 3 & Physics
  • Forestry & Agriculture: Language, Maths 2 & Biology
  • Surveying/ Geographic Information Science/ Applied Mathematics: Language, Maths 2 & Physics
  • Architecture & Construction Management: Language, Maths 1 & Physics
  • Food Technology: Language, Maths 2, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics
  • Applied Chemistry: Language, Maths 2, Chemistry, Physics, or Biology

To help you prepare for the maths papers, check out these FODE/Matriculation maths exam topics on the PNG Insight maths resources website.

Non-School Leaver Entrance Examinations 2023

To sum it up, the PNGUOT Entrance Exams 2023 are a great chance for you to start your academic journey. Follow the rules we talked about for a smooth exam. 

Remember, the exam is like what you learned in Grade 12 matriculation, and you'll be tested on the subjects mentioned. Good luck, and we hope you have a successful exam and a bright future in your education!

SOURCE: If you need more information, check out the PNGUOT website, click here.

2024 Postgraduate Acceptance List UNITECH (Papua New Guinea University of Technology )

The Papua New Guinea University of Technology (PNG Unitech) has officially released the acceptance list for postgraduate programs for the first semester of 2024. This list comprises 113 talented individuals who have been selected to pursue advanced studies in various disciplines.

How to Access Your Acceptance Letter

Accepted postgraduate applicants are advised to check their emails diligently. The acceptance letters will be sent to the email addresses provided during the initial application process. This letter will contain crucial information regarding enrollment procedures, fees, and other important details.

For those eager to see their names on the official acceptance list, PNG Unitech has made it accessible online. You can view the list and download it by visiting UNITECH website: download page.

PNG UNITECH - UoT Acceptance List 2024

Programs and Departments

The School of Postgraduate at PNG Unitech offers a diverse range of programs, reflecting the university's commitment to providing quality education across various disciplines. 

The 113 successful applicants are spread across different departments and programs. Here is a summary of the programs and departments:

Agriculture Department

  • Ph.D. in Agriculture
  • MPhil in Agriculture
  • MSc in Agriculture

Applied Physics Department

  • Ph.D. in Applied Physics
  • MPhil in Applied Physics
  • MTech in Applied Physics
  • MSc in Applied Physics

Architecture and Construction Management Department

  • MArch in Architecture and Construction Management
  • MCM in Architecture and Construction Management

Business Studies Department

  • PhD in Finance
  • MPhil in Economics, Finance, IT
  • EMBA (Executive Master of Business Administration)
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
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UoT selection list 2024 - PDF download


Civil Engineering Department

  • PhD in Civil Engineering
  • MPhil in Civil Engineering
  • MEng in Civil Engineering
  • MSc.SWRM (Master of Science in Soil and Water Resource Management) in Civil Engineering

Communication and Development Studies Department

  • MCS (Master of Communication and Development Studies)
  • Electrical and Communication Engineering Department
  • MPhil in Electrical and Communication Engineering
  • MEng in Electrical and Communication Engineering

Forestry Department

  • PhD in Forestry
  • MPhil in Forestry

Mathematics and Computer Science

  • PhD in Mathematics and Computer Science
  • MPhil in Computer Science
  • MPhil-Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering Department

  • MEng in Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering Department

Mining Engineering Department

  • MPhil in Mineral Processing
  • MPhil in Mining

Surveying and Land Studies Department

  • PhD in Geomatics Surveying and Land Studies
  • MPhil in Geomatics Surveying and Land Studies
  • MPhil in Surveying Surveying and Land Studies
  • MSc.RS&GIS (Master of Science in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems) in Surveying and Land Studies

Congratulations to all the 113 successful postgraduate applicants, and we wish them a fruitful academic journey at PNG Unitech. May this be the beginning of a promising future filled with knowledge, growth, and success.

Follow the link above to download the 2024 Postgraduate Acceptance List PNG Unitech

Swire Shipping Launches New Scholarships for Papua New Guinean Students

Swire Shipping, a leading shipping company owned by John Swire and Sons Limited, has recently announced the launch of two new scholarships for Papua New Guinean students: the Swire University Scholarship and the Taikoo College Scholarship. These fully-funded scholarships will support 15 deserving students to pursue their tertiary education, with a total value of up to K275,000 per annum.

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Swire Scholarship 2023 - 2024


The Swire University Scholarship is open to second, third, and fourth-year students enrolled at government universities in Papua New Guinea, namely Unitech, UPNG, and Divine Word University. 

The Taikoo College Scholarship is available to Grade 12 school leavers who have applied to IEA College of Tafe for technical and vocational education.


The scholarships cover all tuition fees, board and lodging, academic materials, and even airfare for those traveling from outside Port Moresby. This holistic approach aims to empower students to focus on their studies and achieve their educational goals.

Commitment to education

The launch of these scholarships is part of Swire's broader commitment to community engagement and its existing education scholarship program. 

Rupert Bray, the Managing Director for Steamships, emphasized the company's strategic focus on education within its community initiatives. He stated that these scholarships are specifically designed to assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds with strong academic records.

PNG Students Scholarships 2024

The Swire University Scholarship and the Taikoo College Scholarship are a valuable opportunity for young Papua New Guineans to pursue their educational aspirations and contribute to the growth and prosperity of their nation. 

These scholarships provide students with the financial support and resources they need to succeed in their chosen fields, and they demonstrate Swire's commitment to investing in the future of Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinean students who are interested in applying for either of these scholarships should visit the Swire Shipping website for more information.

UNITECH Graduate Assistantship Program (GAP) Scholarship: Providing Opportunities for Exceptional Graduates

Every year, the Papua New Guinea University of Technology (UNITECH) offers 15 scholarships to exceptional first-degree holders under the Graduate Assistantship Program (GAP). This scholarship program aims to provide opportunities for outstanding graduates to pursue postgraduate studies at the master's and doctoral levels in various fields of study. The scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation, and a stipend for living expenses.

Discover the opportunity to study at UNITECH, the University of Technology in Papua New Guinea, through the Graduate Assistantship Program (GAP) Scholarship.

Grade 12 students: To get more information about online studies at UNITECH, click here

UNITECH Graduate Assistantship Program Scholarship 2024

Programs of Study

Candidates can apply to any of the following programs of study:

1. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD - Research)

  • a) Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture
  • b) Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physics
  • c) Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Sciences
  • d) Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture
  • e) Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
  • f) Doctor of Philosophy in Communication and Development Studies
  • g) Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Communication Engineering
  • h) Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry
  • i) Doctor of Philosophy in Geomatics
  • j) Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
  • k) Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics
  • l) Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering
  • m) Doctor of Philosophy in Mining Engineering
  • n) Doctor of Philosophy in Surveying
  • o) Doctor of Philosophy in Land Studies

2. Master of Philosophy (MPhil - Research)

  • a) Master of Philosophy in Agriculture
  • b) Master of Philosophy in Applied Physics
  • c) Master of Philosophy in Applied Sciences
  • d) Master of Philosophy in Architecture
  • e) Master of Philosophy in Electrical and Communication Engineering
  • f) Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
  • g) Master of Philosophy in Forestry
  • h) Master of Philosophy in Information Technology
  • i) Master of Philosophy in Mathematics
  • j) Master of Philosophy in Computer Science
  • k) Master of Philosophy in Mining Engineering
  • l) Master of Philosophy in Geomatics
  • m) Master of Philosophy in Land Studies
  • n) Master of Philosophy in Surveying

3. Master's Program (Course-Work)

  • a) Master of Science in Agriculture
  • b) Master of Science in Applied Physics
  • c) Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
  • d) Master of Science in Solid Waste and Resource Management
  • e) Master of Science in Forestry
  • f) Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering
  • g) Master of Communication Studies (MCS)

4. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD - Course Work)

  • a) Postgraduate Diploma in Agriculture
  • b) Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry
  • c) Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics

Application Process

To apply for the UNITECH Graduate Assistantship Program Scholarship, interested candidates need to complete an application form available on the UNITECH website. 

Alternatively, contact the program officers and ask for the GAP scholarship application form.

Candidates are also required to provide copies of their certificates, transcripts, and other necessary documents.

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for each program of study are different. Candidates applying for a doctorate degree should have a Master's degree in a field related to the proposed research, with a proven track record of research and working experience. 

Those applying for a Master of Philosophy degree should have a merit degree or postgraduate diploma from a tertiary institution. The qualification must be approved by the Postgraduate Committee, and with a relevant first degree industry experience of more than two years.

For admission to a course-based Master's program, candidates should have a postgraduate diploma from a recognized tertiary institution or a bachelor's degree from a tertiary institution in a recognized field of study appropriate to the proposed course of advanced study.

Candidates applying for a Postgraduate Diploma should have a bachelor's degree from a tertiary institution approved by the Postgraduate Committee in a field of study appropriate to the course of advanced study proposed. Final-year students are also encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline

The deadline for submitting applications for the PNG UNITECH Graduate Assistantship Program (GAP) Scholarship is usually in July of each year. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications before the deadline to avoid missing out on this great opportunity.

After submitting an application, candidates will go through a selection process that involves a review of their academic and professional qualifications. 

The selection process is highly competitive, and only 15 exceptional candidates will be awarded the scholarship.

The successful applicants will be notified by email or phone and will be required to confirm their acceptance of the scholarship in writing within a specified period. 

Once the acceptance is confirmed, the scholarship will cover tuition fees and provide a living allowance for the duration of the postgraduate program.

UNITECH Graduate Assistantship Program (GAP) Scholarship

The PNG UNITECH Graduate Assistantship Program (GAP) Scholarship is a great opportunity for exceptional first-degree holders who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in various fields. 

With 15 scholarships available every year, the competition is high, and candidates are encouraged to apply early. The scholarship covers tuition fees and provides a living allowance for the duration of the postgraduate program. 

If you have any questions or require more information about the scholarship program, contact UNITECH via the contacts provided.


Please visit for a copy of the application form or email

Executive Officer 

Postgraduate Committee 

PNG University of Technology 

Private Mail Bag, Lae 411, M.P. 

Phone: 473 4280/4474 Fax: 475 7667 

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We also provide some background information on PNG universities here. Find out about the admissions and selections  for UPNG, UOG, UNRE, Unitech, DWU and PAU:

Unitech’s Online Education Programs Provide More Learning Opportunities

Are you looking for a flexible and convenient way to earn a degree without having to attend lectures in a classroom? Look no further than the online education programs offered by the Papua New Guinea University of Technology, also known as Unitech.

Unitech’s online education program offers seven-degree courses that are fully available in online mode. These courses include:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication for Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business in Applied Economics
  • Bachelor of Business in Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Business in Property Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics
Unitech Online Education Programs

Grade 12 students: To get more information about online studies at UNITECH, click here

How to Apply and Eligibility Criteria

To apply for these online courses, interested students should visit the Unitech website and follow the application process. 

The eligibility criteria vary depending on the course, but most require a high school diploma or equivalent and a certain level of English proficiency.

Applications for the online education program are typically open during the same periods as the on-campus programs, which are usually advertised in the local media and on the Unitech website.

Advantages of Unitech’s Online Education Program

One of the significant advantages of the online education program is the flexibility it offers to students. 

They can study at their own pace, in their own time, and from any location. This means that working professionals or individuals with busy schedules can earn a degree without having to quit their job or sacrifice their personal commitments.

Also, Unitech’s online courses are designed to be equivalent in terms of content and curriculum to the on-campus programs. This means that students who graduate from the online program receive the same qualifications as those who graduate from the on-campus programs.

Final Thoughts

The online education program offered by Unitech is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are seeking to further their education and obtain a degree but are unable to attend on-campus lectures. 

With Unitech's curriculum, students can enjoy the flexibility and convenience of studying online while still receiving a high-quality education. 

So, what are you waiting for? Check out how to apply and start your journey towards your dream career!

2024 University of Technology Acceptance Lists: Unitech Admissions Update

With the 2024 academic year looming, aspiring students of the Papua New Guinea University of Technology (Unitech) eagerly await the release of acceptance lists. This guide aims to clarify the process and provide you with the key dates, procedures, and essential information concerning the 2024 University of Technology Acceptance Lists.

University of Technology (UoT) Non-School Leavers' selections list 2023

Key Dates

Mark your calendars! On 23rd December 2023, the Department of Higher Education Research Science and Technology (DHERST) will publish the selection list for Grade 12 School Leavers across all tertiary institutions, including Unitech.

From late December 2023 to early January 2024, Unitech will unveil four distinct acceptance lists for the upcoming year. These include:

  • New Intake (Grade 12 School Leavers) Selection List: Confirms admission for undergraduate studies directly from Grade 12. This will be released by DHERST
  • Online Student Selection List: Identifies chosen students who applied online (non-school leavers and continuing students).
  • Non-School Leavers Selection List: Enumerates accepted undergraduate students who are not school leavers (e.g., mature-aged, transfer students). Released by Unitech.
  • Continuing Students Progression List: Verifies continuation of studies for enrolled students advancing to the next year.
  • Re-enrolling Students: Re-admitted students' names will also be published on the  Students Re-enrollment List.

Note that this is based on past information and may be subject to changes. Visit the Unitech website for the latest information on the University of Technology Acceptance Lists for 2024 Admission. You can also stay updated with PNG Insight on this page.

Accessing Acceptance Lists

Unitech ensures easy access by publishing these lists on their website between late December 2023 and early January 2024. 

To download the relevant list directly, visit the Unitech website and look for the tabs labelled "2024 Acceptance Lists for School Leavers, Non-School Leavers, and Continuing Students" on the homepage. 

Alternatively, the PNG Insight acceptance list download page offers a convenient platform for accessing the lists.

Staying Updated with Scholarships: TESAS & HELP

Non-school leavers, re-admitted, and continuing students must confirm their Tertiary Education Scholarship Assistance Scheme (TESAS) funding status (AES or HECAS) upon acceptance.

HELP Student Loan Scheme: Unitech encourages eligible students to apply for the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) offered by the PNG government.

To stay ahead of the curve, regularly check the Unitech website and PNG Insight for announcements regarding the release of acceptance lists. Additionally, linked resources provide detailed information on TESAS and HELP.

Additional Unitech Admissions Update

For more information about the selections, HELP or TESAS, please do not hesitate to contact DHERST:
  • email,; 
  • call 301 2000; or 
  • visit NSLS Haus, DHERST Ground Floor Office.

As the 2024 academic year draws closer, aspiring Unitech students should diligently follow the outlined dates and procedures. 

Remember to stay updated through the recommended channels, and be mindful that the information provided here is subject to change. Unitech will communicate any official updates through its website and appropriate channels. 

We wish you the best of luck on your academic journey and hope that acceptance into Unitech serves as the gateway to a fulfilling educational experience.



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