12 Aug, 2019

Press release
The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is pleased to announce names of successful candidates who have been selected to pursue diploma, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate programmes at Natural Resources College and Bunda College (City Campus and Bunda Campus) respectively.

1. Registration and semester opening dates
1.1. Natural Resources College
a Cohort 1:
Weekend students 21 September 2019
Generic Diploma and bachelor’s students 30 September 2019

All selected candidates must pay at least 50% of tuition fees in the College account before they report on Campus. Candidates must be registered by 11th October 2019. Failure to do so will have their places declared vacant.

b Cohort 2: All students April 2020, the actual dates will be communicated later

1.2. Bunda College (Bunda and City Campuses)

# Level of study Type of entry/programme Registration and semester opening dates
a Undergraduate Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree Generic and bachelor’s degree Mature Entry 4 November 2019

b Postgraduate • Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics,
• Master of Science in Food Science and Technology,
• Master of Science in Human Nutrition, and
• Master of Science in Agribusiness Management 15 October 2019
All other postgraduate programmes 4 November 2019

2. Fees
2.1. Estimated tuition fees for the 2019/2020 academic year
Level of study College and Campus Tuition and administrative fees
Diploma Bunda College (Bunda Campus) MWK420,000.00.00
Bachelor’s degree Generic candidates at City Campus and
Mature entry candidates for all colleges
and campuses MWK890,000.00
Master’s Degree Bunda College (Bunda and city campus) $2,500.00 local
$3,574.00 International

Doctorate Bunda College, Bunda Campus $3,000.00 local
$3,600.00 International

2.2. Accommodation arrangements
2.2.1. NRC
Limited campus accommodation is available at a fee of MK 78,000.00 per semester which should be deposited through the bank and proof of payment must be produced during checking in. Interested candidates need to apply for accommodation in advance By Calling 0994000361. Accommodation fees should only be deposited after confirmation of hostel space.

2.2.2. Bunda College - City campus
The university does not provide any accommodation at its City Campus.

2.2.3. Bunda College – Bunda Campus
Limited campus accommodation is available for undergraduate and postgraduate students at minimum semester fees of MK10,000.00 and MWK45,000.00, respectively. Interested candidates should apply using an application form which can be obtained from the LUANAR website

2.3. Payment procedure
All candidates must pay their fees using one of the applicable accounts listed below. Candidates MUST ensure that they have indicated their full names and LUANAR Candidate registration number on the deposit slips, and it is duly stamped. The deposit slips should be presented during registration.

Full-time candidates - Account Name: NRC Fees Account, Account Number: 1848984, National Bank of Malawi, Lilongwe Branch
Weekend candidates - Account Name: NRC Weekend Fees, Account Number: 1001854867, National Bank of Malawi, Lilongwe Branch

Bunda College – City Campus
All candidates – Account Name – LUANAR Off-Campus, Account Number: 1001595691, National bank of Malawi, Lilongwe Branch, Swift code: NBMAMWMW008

Bunda College – Bunda Campus
All candidates - Account name: LUANAR Bunda Fees, Account number: 14405868, NBS Bank, Lilongwe Branch, Or

Account name: Bunda Fees Account, Account number: 2175762, National Bank of Malawi, Lilongwe Branch, Swift code: NBMAMWMW008

CAUTION – Please note that LUANAR does not use Airtel Money or TNM Mpamba for any form of payment from its students

3. List of selected candidates

The names of selected candidates can be accessed from the following weblinks:,,,

For further details, please contact the following offices.

General inquiries
The University Registrar
LUANAR Admissions Office
LUANAR Bunda Campus
P.O. Box 219
Telephone: 01 277 222/033/900

NRC specific inquiries
The College Registrar,
P.O. Box 143
Telephone: 0992 976 081/082

Bunda College inquiries
The College Registrar
LUANAR, Bunda Campus
P.O. Box 219
Telephone: 01 277 222/033/900


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