Gulu University 2023/2024 Application Procedure

Gulu University Application Guide For the 2023/2024 Academic Year

Gulu University Online Applications | see details below on how to apply…

Applicants should access the Institution’s Application Portal at

Register by filling in either your e-mail or mobile number, click the REGISTER NOW button and follow the prompts. Please note that you MUST have access to that email or mobile number before you can register.

After Successful Registration, you will be redirected back to Login Page and your One Time Password (OTP) will be sent to both your E-mail address and Phone Number.

Log in using either your E-mail address or your Telephone number and your Password. The system will prompt you to change the password to the one you can easily remember. Check your Email and SMS for your login password.

Click the Apply Now button displayed under the appropriate scheme to fill and submit the form online.

Applicants for the Certificate/Diploma and Graduate Schemes must attach copies of certified academic documents and/or academic documents equated by Uganda National Examinations Board and/or National Council for Higher Education named in the format Surname_Academic Documents (e.g Okello_Academic Documents), through the application portal, while filling and submitting the form. Each document must be in a single Portable Document Format (PDF) file and not exceed 1 MB. In addition, Mature Age applicants MUST attach copies of a Birth Certificate and/or National Identity Card.

Applicants for PhD by research must also submit a copy of the relevant Concept Paper with their name in the format Surname_Concept Paper (e.g. Okello_Concept Paper), through the application portal, while filling and submitting the form. The document must be in a single Portable Document Format (PDF) file and not exceed 1 MB.

Obtain a payment advice slip by clicking on the “GENERATE PAYMENT REFERENCE NUMBER” button and follow the prompts.

Use Payment reference number to pay a non-refundable application fee of UGX. 50,000 for East Africans or UGX. 100,000 for international applicants plus bank charges in any branch of all banks that are integrated with Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) or to pay through Mobile Money,
i). dial *165# for MTN or *185# for Airtel,
ii). enter 4 (for payments), send:
iii). enter 5 (for Fees and Taxes), send:
iv). enter 1 (for URA), send:
v). enter 1 (for With PRN Payments), and send:
vi). enter PRN number and follow prompts.

An additional fee for the Pre-entry Examination of UGX. 50,000 for East Africans or UGX.100,000 for international applicants for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery under the Diploma Entry Scheme has been included on the payslip.


  1. If you are admitted, you will get a text message on both the phone number and email address you provided. A list of admitted students will also be displayed on both the University website and the University notice boards.
  2. For Direct Entry Scheme applicants, once you have paid the application fee, just wait for the text and email messages to admitted candidates.
  3. For all other Schemes, copies of academic documents must be submitted to the admissions office or the coordination office at UMA showground, Lugogo, Kampala before the closing date.

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