Aga Khan University AKU Admissions 2021/ 2022

The admissions for 2021 cycle will start as soon as ​​Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) provides guidelines for the 2021 admission process. Please keep visiting this page for updates on admissions. ​

For further details please review the Programme Information document. You can also reach us via the following contact details: ​

Once the admissions start, candidates are required to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application form, applicants are advised to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Understand the Online Process.

Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates may request for a paper-based application form by emailing the Admission Office at

Candidates must note that whether applying online or submitting the pre-printed application; a hard copy of the following documents must be submitted to the Admission Office. Incomplete applications are not processed. An application is considered incomplete when required documents are not included in the application.

  1. a) Hard copy of the completed application form; either submitted online or paper-based
    b) Two recent passport size colour photographs labelled with your name and stapled as required (see photograph specifications below)
  2. c) Attested photocopies of official academic transcripts from your nursing training institution. All documents must be in A4 size; if a copy of the transcript is not available, you must present a certified letter from your training institution
    d) Copies of your enrolment certificate and nursing license from the Nursing Council of Tanzania (TNMC) or Zanzibar (ZNMC), National ID, and Form IV Level certificate
    e) Copies of your Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education
    f) A certificate with Award Verification Number (AVN) as provided by National Council of Technical Education (NACTE)
    g) Current Curriculum Vitae
    h) A recommendation form from your employer to be sent directly to the Aga Khan University, School of Nursing and Midwifery
    i) One page Personal Statement
    j) Attested copies of Work Experience appointment letters from your current and previous employers to validate your statement in the application form


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