1. Application procedures
Applications for admission to various undergraduate degree programmes at Ardhi University (ARU) for 2022/2023 Admission Cycle are invited from qualified candidates who finished form six and relevant diplomas.
Applicants are invited to send their applications directly to the University through an on-line system using the link admission.aru.ac.tz. Once on the admission page, all important information and guidelines to take an applicant through the application steps are provided. Once on the application page, applicants will be requested to register their names as they appear in their Form Four certificates; likewise, their index numbers, email address and telephone numbers where prompted. Further steps include making the application (where applicants will indicate programmes they prefer to be considered for admission), assigning priorities on the programmes applied for; make payment for application fee and finally submit the application. Throughout the application process, applicants are reminded to use valid telephone numbers and email addresses which will be used to relay feedback of the admission processes. Applicants are also be advised to use passwords that they can remember easily. It is worth noting that all these steps are not only in-built in the online admission system, but they are also published on the application page. Additionally, entry requirements for all the programmes on offer are also published on the university webpage as well as uploaded on the application page for easy reference by applicants.
Undergraduate applicants with foreign certificates are required to apply for the Number and Certificates of Equivalency Translation from the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA) at: https://www.necta.go.tz. During application, these applicants are required to upload the Number of Equivalency Translation where prompted. Further, applicants with Diploma qualifications are also required to apply for Award Verification Number (AVN) and a Certificate for the same from NACTE at https://www.nacte.go.tz. Just as for the Certificate of Equivalency Translation, applicants with Diploma qualifications will be required to upload the Award Verification Number while making their applications when prompted.
2. Application deadlines
As per the TCU Admission Almanac for 2022/23 admission cycle, First Round (which includes the mini and major windows) will start on 15th June 2022 and 15th July 2022 respectively and last up to 05th August 2022; Second Round will last from 24th to 06th Sept 2022; and the Third Round will run from 19th to 25th Sept 2022. Should there be any changes, you will be informed accordingly. In case of any changes on the dates, applicants will be informed accordingly via the ARU admission panel. Therefore, it is important for applicants to follow announcements that will be posted from time to time; as well as any updates that will be released by TCU. After closure of each round, names of successfully selected applicants will be published on the University Official webpage; likewise, applicants will get feedback via their emails and/or mobiles phones they registered during the application process. As per the TCU Admission Almanac, final announcement of selected applicants for all rounds for 2022/2023 Admission cycle is expected towards the end of the third week of October 2022.