Application forms can be obtained from the Registrar’s Office or can be downloaded from the IRDP website at Duly filled in application forms must reach the Registrar’s office not latter than the date indicated in the advertisement calling for applications for a particular academic year. Only applicants who meet the required minimum entry qualification should submit application forms. Application forms from applicants who do not meet the minimum entry requirements will not be processed. Applicants who meet the minimum entry requirements may be selected. Selected candidates are required to report for a one week orientation programme that normally takes place during the week preceding the beginning of the new academic year.

Deadline for registration of first year students shall be two weeks from the first date of the orientation week while for continuing students will be the Friday of the second week after the beginning of a semester. In addition, admission shall be granted to students only if they produce evidence of payment of at least half of the fee which is directly payable to the Institute.

All inquiries about admission should be addressed to:

Zonal Admission and Examination Coordinator
Institute of Rural Development Planning - lake Zone Centre
P.O. Box 11957
Mwanza, Tanzania


The Registrar
Institute of Rural Development Planning
P.O. Box 138
Dodoma, Tanzania


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