1. Candidates who, for valid reasons, fail to complete their theses/dissertations within the specified period may apply using UDSM/PG.F18 for an extensio of the registration period.
2. The student shall pay a monthly extension fee amounting TZS. 50,000/= after the first 3 months beyond normal registration period
3. The extension period shall not exceed six months for full-time and twelve months for part-time candidates.
4. Under very special circumstances, the SPSC may consider a further extension of registration period for a maximum of six months provided that the period so allowed shall be within the maximum allowable period of registration.