1.1.1    The common regulations for admission requirements for Ph.D in the University of Nairobi shall apply.

1.1.2    In addition, applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in information science or any other information science related discipline from the University of Nairobi or any other institution recognized by University of Nairobi Senate.

1.1.3    In either case, the applicant must be able to produce evidence, to the satisfaction of Senate, of his adequate background in the discipline and capacity to carry out original research.

1.1.4    In addition to producing evidence of eligibility for registration, candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy degree may be required to appear for interview by the Faculty/Institute/School/Centre concerned to determine their suitability for registration.