The Benue State University Centre for Food Technology and Research (CEFTER) is one of the ten World Bank African Centres of Excellence in Nigeria. CEFTER is mandated to train manpower in a focused area of control of post-harvest losses.

The Centre has since taken off and is now set to admit students its programmes. Courses available are M.Sc/Ph.d, Postgraduate Diploma, Ordinary National Diploma and Certificate courses. Consequently, applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admissions in the new academic year of the Centre commencing 10th June, 2019.


  1. 1. Make payment of non-refundable application fee of ₦10,000.00 online or pay at any Fidelity Bank (ACC NO. 6060310946) using the name CEFTER BSU.
  2. 2. Upload Proof of Payment along with your Documents while filling the Application Forms
  3. 3. Print the Completed Forms
  4. 4. Come with Printed forms/originals and photocopies of your credentials, certificate of state of origin to CEFTER BSU for Screening on the date to be announced by the CEFTER BSU Management.


Candidates should endeavor to forward transcripts of their current qualification to the Admission Officer, Centre for Food Technology and Reaserch, Benue State University, Makurdi.

NOTE: There are various categories of scholarships for both M.Sc and Ph.D courses. Female applicants have higher chances for Ph.D funding. Scholarship forms and guide from successful application are available on the Centre’s website free of charge.


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