2020/2021 APLORI M.Sc Conversation Biology application form is on sale


The Postgraduate School of the University of Jos runs a 12-month programme in the above course in the Department of Zoology. The programme covers various aspects of the theory and practice of biodiversity conservation, including the ecologic- economic and scientific basis for conservation. It also exposes students to field practical experiences and builds their capacity to design and execute sound scientific research works in conservation biology. Although students undertake ecological studies in various aspects of biodiversity conservation, emphasis is often on Ornithology.


APLORI’s academic authority resides in the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Jos. The Institute was established in 2001 as a training and research outfit. It is located in the Amurum Forest Reserve in Laminga (Jos- East LGA) in a serene environment that is very conductive for teaching, learning and research. APLORI has teaching and research affiliations with a number foreign Universities and International environmental Organizations. A 24- hour power supply and reliable internet connection ensures high intellectual productivity among staff and students of the institute. Students admitted into APLORI’s M.Sc. programme usually enjoy some form of scholarship award.

Target Group

The course is designed for young Nigerian Biological Scientist with a craving for carrier opportunities in conservation of renewable natural resources.

Admission is opened to all holders of at least a Bachelor of Science Degree SECOND CLASS HONOURS (Lower Division) from a recognized university, in any of the following disciplines: Zoology, Biology, Botany, Forestry and /or wildlife, Wildlife Management, or any Environment Science and with at least O'level credit pass in each of the following subjects: Maths, English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics. To purchase the online application form, aspiring student should do the following:

1. Visit University of Jos Portal and click on forms application. Select Masters (APLORI)

a. Fill in all the other fields (Phone No, valid email address and password) and click “Sign Up”

b. An activation link will be sent to the email address provided on sign up

c. Login to your email and check for an email from University of Jos, open the email and click on the activation link to complete the sign on.

d. After successful email confirmation and verification (which should take you back to ) otherwise visit , click on “Click here to login” from the right hand side panel of the home page

e. Login with your email address and password provided at sign up

g. Upon successful login read the instructions on the dashboard carefully then click on “Proceed” to make payment

h. Select the Payment Type and click “Proceed to make payment” for your form.

(Note: You can choose to pay using any of: Debit/Credit Cards (VISA, MASTER and VERVE), Internet Banking, PocketMoni, POS, Remita_Pay, RRRGEN or at a Bank Branch by printing and taking your RRR Number and total amount to pay at any bank branch)

i. After successful payment, a receipt will be generated which can be printed.

Candidates are strongly advised against patronizing road side Business Centres for making payment. ALL PAYMENTS WILL BE VERIFIED BEFORE ADMISSION PROCESSING.


Misrepresentation/falsification of documents is a serious offence. Candidates are, therefore, advised to submit genuine documents only. Anyone found guilty of this offence will be disqualified automatically and in appropriate cases, handed over to the Law Enforcement Agencies.

Candidates are strongly advised to adhere strictly to the guidelines stipulated above and the published requirements for admission into the programme applied for. For more information contact us on 09033655620.

Completed application forms together with an application letter containing the Applicant’s email address and telephone number must be returned to the institute before 31st January, 2021. Applications that do not contain all the requisite materials will not be processed. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a combined written and oral interview. Please contact us at for further enquiries.


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