The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) Application Deadline

The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) Application Deadline

The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) 2023/2024 Application Deadline

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for admission into the Open University of Tanzania OUT Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Certificate, Diploma, Short Courses, and Masters programs offered for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Both Tanzanians and interested foreign applicants can apply for the Open University of Tanzania OUT 2023/2024 Intake Application Form as Government Sponsored or Self Sponsored candidates.

The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) 2023/2024 Application Deadline

When to apply

  • Qualification registration is open for courses starting in October 2023, February 2024, and April 2024.
  • If you plan to pay for your studies with a Part-Time Tuition Fee Loan, we recommend you apply to Student Finance England as soon as possible. It can take 6–8 weeks for your application to be processed and your loan must be approved and in place before your study begins.
  • If you plan to pay with an alternative payment method, please ensure that this is arranged, and payment made, before the registration closing date.
Course startRegistration closing date
October 202307/09/2023
February 202411/01/2024
April 202407/03/2024

Open University of Tanzania OUT Online Application 2023-2024

Instructions on how to use Online Application System

For first-time applicants:

Fill out the application form. On Entry category field:

For Tanzanians:

  • Select Direct Applicant for form six (06) leavers regardless of the year of completion.
  • Select Equivalent Applicant for diploma (for degree applicant) or certificate (for Diploma applicants) holder.
  • Select Applicants with FTC for applicants with FTC Certificates

For Foreigners:

  • Select Equivalent Applicant. You can log out at any stage after registration and log in later to complete the application.NOTE:
    • Fields with (*) are mandatory.
    • Mobile numbers should be written in this format 0XXXXXXXXX example 0788347788 or 0657556678.

Existing applicants.

  • These are applicants who have already registered to a system.
  • Use the username and password obtained from previous registration to log in to the system at any time.

NECTA FORM Four and FORM Six Index Numbers should be written in the following format: S0XXX/XXXX/YYYY or P0XXX/XXXX/YYYY.

Example: S0750/0023/2013 or P0750/0023/2017.

  1. An applicant will be able to Login after completing Registration.
  2. Registration enables the applicant to create an account in this system and obtain Username and Password.
  3. Registration should only be done once. After completion, the applicant should only log in using obtained username and password.
  4. When logged in applicant will be able to make an application fee payment and complete the application.
  5. Online applications will only be visible for filling once the application fee is paid using a CONTROL NUMBER that will be provided.
  6. In order to successfully complete the application; an applicant is required to complete all steps from Home to Submit your application.

Note: Applicant’s Username will be auto-generated by a system after application submission and will appear in the following format:

NECTA FORM Four Index Number followed by a year of application, i.e.


e.g S0751/0023/2016/2020 or P0751/0023/2016/2020

An applicant is advised to change the password to an easy-to-remember password so as to avoid inconveniences.