GIJ admissions for the 2021/2022 academic year has begun for qualified applicants who wish to be considered for enrollment in the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) to pursue various courses, the Institute has announced.
The Management of GIJ in a blog post sighted by Educationweb.com.gh has scheduled for submission of application to end Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
Minimum entry requirements
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.
Applicants must possess passes(A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English. Mathematics and three (3) elective subject with an overall aggregate of 36 or better
GCE ADVANCED LEVEL HOLDERS
Applicants must possess a General Certificate of Examinations (GCE) ‘A’ Level Grade E or better in 3 subjects, at least, one of which should be Grade D or better Credit passes i.e. Grade 6 or better in 5 GCE Ordinary Level (‘0″ Level) subjects including English, Mathematics and a Science subject, for non -science students.
Regular, Evening & Weekend Sessions
Applicants must possess 6 passes (A1 -C6) in all subjects, including English and Mathematics and must possess a minimum of C6 in any 3 of the passes relevant to the area of specialisation.
Applicants must possess 6 passes (A -D) in all subjects, including English and Mathematics. For areas of specialisation, 3 of the passes must be in relevant subjects.
Persons wishing to enter the Ghana Institute of Journalism as Mature Students must be at least 25 years old and show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old at the time of application
Applicants will be considered for admission on passing a special entrance examination conducted by the Institute and an interview.
Applicants will be selected based on a competitive cut-off mint for the year.
Candidates awaiting results are eligible to apply.
Minimum entry requirements:
I. A GIJ Diploma with a final CGPA of 3.0 and above or an equivalent Diploma from an accredited communications’ training institution with a CGPA of 3.5 and above or with an average of Grade
B; However, an applicant with a GIJ Diploma with a final CGPA between 2.50-2.99 or an equivalent Diploma from an accredited communications training institution could be considered for the fee-paying option;
ii. Diploma holders with a Final Grade Point Average of 3.00 from the following disciplines: Archival Studies, Public Administration, Social Administration, Education and Management Studies are eligible to apply.
iii. 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
Iv. Final Year Diploma students are eligible to apply as awaiting results applicants. (Certificates and Transcripts should, however, be provided to complete the application process)
International students who hold equivalent qualifications are eligible to apply for any of the programmes.
However, applicants should have their certificates and/or qualifications verified by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) before they can be admitted. Additionally, applicants from Non-English speaking countries must meet a minimum level of English Language proficiency.
Degree – GH0250.00
Diploma – GHO 200.00
International Applicants- USDS100.00
How to apply for 2021/2022 GIJ admissions
1. An applicant must pay the relevant application fee at any Fidelity Bank branch by providing the applicant’s name and telephone number.
2. You will be provided with your application number/ transaction ID at the bank that will grant you access to the Online Admission Portal.
3. Applicant should then proceed to the Online Admission Portal:
https://registration.gij.edu.gh/ADDIv/Start to begin the application process.
4. Once the process has been completed, an applicant must print out a copy of the completed application form together with one passport photograph and supporting documents to the Email [email protected]