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The 46 Most Confusing & Frequently Asked Questions about NOUN E-Learning Platform

Q1. I need to know the Payment Breakdown for NOUN Fees

Visit www.nou.edu.ng - -  Click on  News Updates,

NOUN Fees Schedule


Then click on Fees Schedule for NOUN Students.

Q2. How do I Apply for a Programme in NOUN

Read Procedure for application by logging on to www.noun.edu.ng  and click on Procedure for Online Application

National Open University of Nigeria NOUN Application procedure for admission


Or use this link http://nou.edu.ng/page/application-for-admission.

Q3. I want to know the Admission Requirements for me to Study a Course in NOUN

Read admission requirements on this link: Approved Admission Advert for 2016/17

Q4. Which Bank do I Make Payment? And what are the Account Numbers?

  •  Zenith Bank; Account Number: 8080100669

  • Oceanic Bank; Account Number: 0011201014775

  • Skye Bank Plc; Account Number: 1361790017208

  • First City Monument Bank; Account No: 0692050676806001

Q5. How much is a Course Material?

Click on the link below: Or Visit www.nou.edu.ng, Click on  News Updates, then click on Payment Schedule for NOUN Students.



You can as well visit your study centre for fees not found on this page http://nou.edu.ng/page/fees-schedule

Q6. How Long does NOUN Programmes Take?

Visit your study centre or nearest study centre for confirmation depending on the Programme you are running with NOUN.

Q7. I am a Student/Applicant  I forgot my password, How do I get it back?

Click on forgot password link, enter your Matric Number/Application form number; your password will be displayed to you online immediately and at the same time send a copy to your email address.  Click here to learn more.

Q8. I am now Married or due to one Reason or the other I want to Add/Remove/Change my name

Apply for a change of name through your study center and hold on while it is being processed. All such cases are collated in batches and directed to the appropriate channel for verification before reflecting in your new profile on this portal

Q9. I want to change my NOUN Password

We are still working on that part of the Portal, you may not be able to do that for now but Click here to Learn more

Q10. If I graduate in NOUN, will NYSC mobilise me for the 1 Year compulsory Youth Service Scheme?

What Level are you? Check your current level, if not perfect lodge then complaint through your study center for a change of Level and hold on while it is being processed.

All such cases are collated in batches and directed to the appropriate channel for verification before reflecting in your new profile on this portal

Q11.  My Current level is not correct or  is showing Zero (0)

Lodge the complaint through your study center for a change of Level and hold on while it is being processed.

Q12.  I mistakenly Register for a course, and I want to drop it

Apply for Drop Course through your study center and hold on while it is being processed.

Q13.  My Date of Birth is not correct on the new portal

Apply for a change of Date of Birth through your study center and hold on while it is being processed.

Q14.  The Portal is Rejecting my Matric Number

Try signup as a first timer on this new portal, log on to www.portal.nou.edu.ng click on returning students and read all the information on the page carefully OR click directly on this link http://www.portal.nou.edu.ng/Signon.aspx  to signup and later sign in with your supplied information. Matric NO. and Password as required on the portal. If Problem persists, send an email to support@noun.edu.ng.

Q15.  I am trying to sign-up as an Applicant; the system is telling me password, not match


Enter the same password in the first and second password box, it is for verification purpose

Q16.  My TMAs are missing


Lodge the complaint through your study center and hold on while it is being processed. or Click here to Learn more.

The NOUN E-Learning Platform (NOUN iLearn)


Q17. Please explain what NOUN I-LEARN is.


NOUN iLEARN is the new e-learning portal of the National Open University of Nigeria. It is specially designed to make your learning exciting and well rounded.

Through NOUN I-LEARN, you can interact with lecturers, ask a question and get answers, meet and discuss with other students, download course materials and increase your network.

Q18. How do I Login to my Account?


Go to the login page (www.nounilearn.edu.ng). If you are logging in for the first time, click the “First Time User” bar on the login page. Create your profile by entering your matriculation number.

Return to the login page and sign in with your Matric number or email address and enter your password.

Q19. I can’t log in.


This could result from issues ranging from a poor internet connection, or you’re yet to create your profile before attempting to log in, or wrong login information. Check to confirm you do not have problems with these possible reasons. If you still can’t log in, contact support. (support@nounI-LEARN.com, 0700 NOUN I-LEARN).

Check to confirm you do not have problems with these possible reasons. If you still can’t log in, contact support. (support@nounI-LEARN.com, 0700 NOUN I-LEARN).


Q20. How do I edit my profile?


To edit your profile, click on the “Edit Profile” button on the home page (dashboard) and edit as you please.

You can also edit your profile by clicking on your name at the top right-hand corner of the homepage (dashboard) A drop down list will appear showing “My Profile, Account Settings and Log Out”.

Click on “My Profile” to edit. Please note that you cannot edit your name, matriculation number or email address on NOUN I-LEARN.

If you need to edit any of these for any reason, go to your registration portal on www.noun.edu.ng, and it will take effect on the iLEARN portal.

Q21. Can I edit my Phone number?


Yes. Click on your name at the top right-hand corner of the homepage (dashboard). A drop down list will appear showing “My Profile, Account Settings and Log Out”.

Click on “Account Settings”. You’ll be taken to a “General Account Settings” page where you’ll find three icons: “General, Privacy and Mobile & Notification”.

Click on “Mobile & Notification” to edit your phone number. You may also edit your notification status.

Q22. How do I change my picture?


To change picture, click on the “Change Avatar” button on the home page (dashboard), upload a new picture and save. Note that you can edit your picture from a mobile device as well.

Q23. How do I create a “to-do” list?

Click on the “Home” button on the site navigation menu, click on the “My dashboard” link and scroll down to the bottom of the dashboard. Click on the pencil icon to create a new “to-do” list.

Q24. How do I find my facilitators?

Click on “My Networks”. Click on “Facilitators”.

Q25. How do I participate in a Class Discussion?

Class discussions are platforms to interact with your facilitator and other students. They (are only initiated by facilitators) are usually started by facilitators and they are time bound.

To participate, click on “My Courses” on the site navigation menu at the left of your page and select a course. You will be taken to the content tab on that course. Select the “Class Discussion” tab and select a discussion from the discussion list.

You can view past discussions and make comments on active discussions (an active discussion has a green button in front of it) Alternatively, you will see the tool bar “key deadlines” on your dashboard, which shows a list of class discussions going on in your courses, you could click on the desired class discussion and participate.

Q26. How do I participate in the Course Forum?

Course forums are platforms to share knowledge with other students on topics that relate to a particular course. To participate in a forum, click “My Courses” and view.

Select a particular course. Click on “Course Forum”. Click on existing topics to participate in a forum. You can also proactively create a new topic. Alternatively, you will see the tool bar “recent activity” on your dashboard, which shows a list of course forums created by you, your fellow course mates or facilitators, you could then click on the desired course forum and participate.

Q27. How does “Ask a Question” work?

Ask a Question” is a functionality that enables you to ask your facilitators questions that relate to your course. Other students can also provide you answers. To use this feature, click on the “Ask a Question” tab on the site navigation menu and choose a course.

A list of all previously asked questions on that course will be displayed. You can click on any of the questions to give your own answer.

To ask your own question, click on the “New Question” button at the top of the list of previously asked questions. You will be taken to a “New Question” page. Give a title to your question, describe your question and click the “Create” button.

Your question will appear on the list of previously asked questions and will be visible to your lecturer and other students. Alternatively, you will see the tool bar “recent activity” on your dashboard, which shows a list of previously asked questions by you or your fellow course mates, you could click on the desired questions and give your answers or ask your questions too.

Q28. How do I take a self-assessment test?


Go to “My Courses” click “view” and select a course. Click on the “view all” link in front of “Practice Test”. Click on “Take self-assessment”.

Q29. What will I find in the “My News” section?

My News” section is for updates, general announcements and information on how to make the most of NOUN I-LEARN. It is important you look at the section regularly to keep yourself informed.

Q30. What are the “Intro Videos”?


The Intro Videos are short introduction videos uploaded to show you how to use the various functionalities of NOUN I-LEARN. To watch the videos, click on the “Home” button on the site navigation menu, click on “Intro Videos”, and scroll down to select any introduction video you wish to watch.

Q31. How do I view/download the videos, audios, and smartbooks?

To view your videos, click on “My Courses” on the navigation menu. Click “view”. A list of your registered courses will be displayed. Click on a course of choice, all the resources available will be displayed.

To view all videos available for a course, click on the “View All” link in front of “Course Videos”. Click on a video of choice to view. To download, click the download button beneath each chosen video.

You can also view specific videos under each module by scrolling down to each module and clicking “videos”. This same process applies to smart books and audio.


Q32. How do I create a note?

Click on “My Courses”. Click on “view”. Click on the “Read” link in front of “Smart books”. Select a portion of the book on which you wish to make a note.

A tab will show with three options “Highlight; Get Definition; Create Note”. Choose “Create note”, create your note and save.


Q33. How do I create a study group?


After a successful login, click on the menu at the top left corner of your page. Navigate to My network, and then click on Study Group under My Network, Click on ‘Create study group’ Fill the form that follows accordingly and type in names of group members in the appropriate box, wait for the search to be completed, then select the desired name. Click on submit to create the group.

Q34. How do I share a note?


To share a note, go to the smart book and click on the portion from which you had earlier created the note. Click “Share” to friends or to groups. Note: you can only share notes with friends or groups you belong to.

Q35. How do I delete a note?

To delete a note, you also follow the same process as in sharing a note.

Q36. How do I submit my Assignment?

Click on “My Courses” and view. Click on the particular course. Click on the “View all” link in front of “Assignments”. Type in or attach your assignment.

Q37. How do I find a person that isn’t currently in my friend list?


You can find a new user to add as friend by typing in the person’s name in the search bar at the top of the “Classmates” or “My Study Center” page.

Q38. How do I find my course mates?

Click on “My Network”. Click on “Classmates”.

You’ll find as many of your course mates who have registered. You can also sort by study centers.

Q39. How do I find other students from my study centers?


Click on “My Network”. Click on “Study Centers”. A list of registered students in your study centers will be displayed.


Q40. How do I send messages on the platform?

Click on “My Messages”. Click on “Compose”. Select the friend you wish to send a message to. Click on “New Message”, type in your message and send.


Q41. Can I view results on NOUN I-LEARN?

Results are uploaded on Student portal. Please log on to www.noun.edu.ng; your student portal to view your results


Q42. How can I add new courses to my profile?

To add a new course, go to your registration portal on www.noun.edu.ng and register the course. The course will then automatically appear on your NOUN I-LEARN profile. If you still don’t find the course on NOUN I-LEARN, refresh your browser.


Q43. How can I update my level on the portal?

Update your level on the registration portal on www.noun.edu.ng. The update will automatically reflect on NOUN I-LEARN. Alternatively, on your dashboard, you will see an option “synchronize profile with portal profile”, your courses will be automatically updated


Q44. How do I download the mobile App?

Download the mobile apps on the respective app stores. Go to the app store of choice and search for “NOUN iLEARN” or “NOUN I-LEARN 2 Go”. Available apps include Blackberry (OS 10 and above), Android, J2ME.


Q45. How do I log out from my iLearn Portal?

Click on your name at the top right corner of the home page. Click on logout.


Q46. Who do I Contact NOUN whenever I have issues?


Send a mail to support@nounI-LEARN.edu.ng or call 0700NOUNI-LEARN (07006686453276)
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  1. I ama prospective MA student. Can't point out my Admission Letter. What do I do so I can proceed for clearance?
    Patrick O.

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  2. i have entered my matric number and password but still cannot login to i-learn. please help me.

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  3. don't know what to do about a missing result since 300level...i'm a final year student now...still no result...pls wt do i do?

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