Admission requirements and procedures for Master Programmes
Minimum Entry Qualifications for Master of Engineering in Maintenance Management Programme
i. Applicants must be holders of Bachelor of Engineering degree either in civil, electrical, mechanical or equivalent; with a GPA of at least 3.0 or its equivalent from any other accredited higher learning Institutions. OR
ii. Applicants with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in either; civil, electrical, mechanical or equivalent; with at least 2.7 GPA, and must have not less than 3 years working experience after graduation. OR
iii. Holders of Advanced Diploma of Engineering in; civil, electrical, mechanical, or equivalent from an accredited higher learning institution with a PASS and a minimum of five years working experience after graduation.
Minimum Entry Qualifications for Master of Engineering of Computational Science and Engineering
j. Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent with a GPA of at least 3.0 from a recognized higher learning institution. OR
ii. Holders of Bachelor degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent of at least 2.7 from a recognized higher learning institution and with a minimum of three years of relevant working experience after graduation. OR
iii. Holders of Advanced Diploma in Engineering, Science or equivalent with a PASS from a recognized higher learning institution and with a minimum of five years working experience after graduation.
Application procedures and application forms
Information about fees structure and application forms (DIT/PS/APPL/01 and DIT/PS/APPL/02) and procedures are available on DIT Research office (Block B, Ground floor).
Other Important Information Related to Admission
All selected candidates are required to register after they have paid registration fee within the first two weeks after arrival at the Institute. Specifically, the deadline for registration of first year students is two weeks from the first day of the orientation week, while for continuing students it is the Friday of the second week after the beginning of the First Semester session.
Upon admission, all fresher’s must obtain and read thoroughly the following regulations:
(i) Conditions for Government sponsorship (in case of government sponsored students)
(ii) Students General Welfare, Conduct and Disciplinary Regulations
(iii) Examination Regulations
(iv) The Constitution of the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology Students Organization (DITSO).
(v) Industrial Practical Training (IPT) Regulations
(vi) Library Regulations
(vii) Postgraduate guidelines special for postgraduate students
(viii) All admitted students are expected to comply entirely with institute regulations.
(ix) Any other regulations, guidelines and policies issued by the Institute from time to time.
During registration every student must produce the following documents:
(i) Joining Instructions sent to him/her
(ii) A duly filled acceptance form to abide by the Institute Rules and Regulations
(iii) A duly filled medical examination form
(iv) All the original receipts / pay in slips of the money paid to the Institute through the Bank
(v) Original certificates, academic transcripts, statement of results etc for (B.Eng, mature age and Pre entry course entrants)
(vi) A birth certificate/affidavit
(vii) 2 passport size and 4 stamp size photographs recently taken
(viii) All foreign students are required to apply for residence permit from their nearest Tanzania Embassy before they depart for Tanzania.
(ix) TCU Certified undergraduate certificates for candidates who graduated in non Tanzanian Universities/Institutes/colleges.
- Every student shall report at the Institute at the beginning of the semester and on a prescribed date by the Institute. Any student who fails to report at the Institute on the prescribed date but reports not later than seven days from the date of reporting and without showing any reasonable cause for the failure to do so, shall be liable to receive a written warning from the Registrar.
- Students who have been selected but cannot register at the Institute for any reason cannot defer the admission to the next academic year. Such students need to apply afresh.
- Students who have postponed studies will be required to report at the Institute at the corresponding time/date and semester similar to that one she/he left.
- No change of names by students is entertained during the course of study at the Institute. Names appearing on the original academic certificates shall be used.
- No student is allowed to change course, except in very exceptional circumstances. In the latter case, no student is allowed to change course later than the Friday of the second week after the beginning of the first semester session.
- No student is allowed to postpone studies after commencement of an academic year except under special circumstances. Permission to postpone studies is considered after producing satisfactory evidence for the reasons of postponement and written approval from the sponsor.
- Students shall be allowed to be away from studies for a maximum of two academic years if they are to be allowed for re-admission to the same year of studies where they left.
- Students discontinued from studies on academic grounds may be readmitted to a different programme in the immediate next academic year or in the same programme after lapse of two years.
- Students discontinued from studies on disciplinary grounds are barred from re-admission to any programme at the Institute.