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The Federal Polytechnic, Offa is inviting application from suitably qualified candidates into its Full-Time Higher National Diploma (HND) and National Diploma (ND) programmes for 2021/2022 academic session.

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) MORNING PROGRAMMES

The under listed two (2) year Full-Time programmes leading to the award of Higher National Diploma are available in the Institution via;

  1. SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
    i. Computer Science
    ii. Food Technology
    iii. Science Laboratory Technology
    Biochemistry option
    Chemistry option
    Environmental Biology option
    Microbiology option
    Biology/Microbiology option
    Chemistry/Biochemistry option
    Physics with Electronics option
    iv. Statistics
  2. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
    i. Accountancy
    ii. Banking & Finance
    iii. Business Administration
    iv. Insurance
    v. Marketing
  3. SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    i. Library and Information Science
    ii. Mass Communication
    iii. Office Technology and Management (OTM)
  4. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
    i. Computer Engineering Technology
    ii Electrical & Electronics Engineering Technology:
           a. Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering option
           b. Power and Machine Engineering option
    iii. Mechanical Engineering:
           a. Manufacturing Engineering option
           b. Power and Plant Engineering option
    iv. Civil Engineering
  5. SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
    i. Architectural Technology
    ii. Building Technology
    iii. Quantity Surveying
    iv. Estate Management & Valuation.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) MORNING PROGRAMMES

The entry requirements for all Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes are as follow:

  1. Candidates are required to Possess National Diploma (ND), National Innovative Diploma (NID) in their chosen programme at not a grade below LOWER CREDIT classification from a recognized/accredited Polytechnic, Monotechnic or Innovation Enterprise Institutions.
  2. SSC, GCE O’level with at least five (5) credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language & Mathematics obtained at not more than two (2) sittings.
  3. The National Technical Certificate (NTC) or National Business Certificate (NBC) with credit level pass in a trade plus four relevant academic subjects which must include English Language and Mathematics.
  4. All candidates are required to have at least one year post National Diploma Industrial Training experience

However, candidates with PASS grade at the ND/NID are eligible for consideration for admission provided they have minimum of two (2) years post Industrial Training experience.

Every applicant for the Polytechnic HND Programme who did not obtain his/her ND from the Federal Polytechnic Offa are required to forward a copy of his/her National Diploma Transcript to the Office of the Registrar, within Eight (8) weeks from the date of this advertisement.

For details on the entry requirements peculiar to each of Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes, candidate should visit this Polytechnic Portal www.fpo.edu.ng

PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY FALSE/WRONG DATA ENTRY WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION OF THE CANDIDATE AT ANY TIME SO DISCOVERED.

All candidates are enjoined to visit this Polytechnic’s Portal www.fpo.edu.ng for appropriate entry requirements for programmes of their choice and other relevant information.

NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND) PART-TIME PROGRAMMES

The under listed two (2) years of four (4) semesters Part-Time programmes leading to the award of National Diploma are available.

  1. SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
    i. Computer Science
    ii Food Technology
    iii Science Laboratory Technology
    iv Statistics
  2. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
    i. Accountancy
    ii. Banking & Finance
    iii. Business Administration
    iv. Insurance
  3. SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    i. Library and Information Science
    ii. Mass Communication
    iii. Office Technology and Management (OTM)
  4. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY:

i. Civil Engineering
ii. Computer Engineering Technology
iii Electrical Electronic Engineering
v. Mechanical Engineering

  1. SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
     

Architectural Technology
Building Technology
Quantity Surveying
Urban and Regional Planning
Estate Management & Valuation
Surveying and Geo-Informatics

B. HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) FULL-TIME EVENING PROGRAMMES
The under listed two (2) years of four (4) semesters Full time evening programmes leading to the award of Higher National Diploma are available .

  1. SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
    i. Computer Science
     
  2. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES

i. Accountancy
ii. Business Administration

  1. SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    i. Library and Information Science
    ii. Mass Communication
    iii Office Technology and Management (OTM)

Please note that the HND Full-Time (evening) programmes are primarily for the working class; who for reason of employment cannot attend regular HND morning programmes.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) FULL- TIME EVENING PROGRAMME

The General entry requirements for HND (Full-Time) evening programmes are the same with the HND (Full-Time) morning programmes. Every applicant for the Polytechnic HND Programmes who did not obtain his/her ND from the Federal Polytechnic Offa are required to forward a copy of his/her National Diploma Transcript to the Office of the Registrar within Eight(8) weeks from the date of this advertisement.

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR PART-TIME PROGRAMMES

A. NATIONAL DIPLOMAL ND (PART-TIME)
SSC, GCE O’ level with at least five (5) credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language & Mathematics obtained at not more than two (2) sittings.

The National Technical Certificate (NTC) or National Business Certificate (NBC) with credit level pass in a trade plus four relevant academic subjects which must include English Language and Mathematics.
 

METHOD OF APPLICATION

To apply online for HND (Full-Time) morning and evening programmes, Part-Time ND programmes, candidates are to first log in to jamb.gov.ng and complete the procedure to apply for admission into the Federal Polytechnic Offa and pay the application fee of Three Thousand Five Hundred Naira only (₦ 3,500) to obtain the JAMB Registration Number, and then proceed to www.fpo.edu.ng to pay a processing fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira only (₦ 15,000) click on Admission to complete the application processing form, no other charges shall be required. Payment will be made with an ATM card that is Interswitch compatible.

Please note that any Candidate who do not comply with the above method of application can not be offered admission into The Federal Polytechnic Offa as their data will not be on Jamb Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS), where admissions are processed. Candidates are to also upload scanned copy of their certificate (s)/result(s) and other required documents as stated online.

Please note that for HND Admission form, Candidates are to purchase the form directly from the Polytechnic Portal. They are not to go through caps.jamb.gov.ng. The process of purchasing Admission form through the CAPS is ONLY for Part-time National Diploma Candidates. Thank you.

SCREENING FOR ADMISSIONS

All candidates are to upload their results, certificates/credentials on the portal of the Polytechnic www.fpo.edu.ng Candidates must also fill the security form on the Polytechnic portal. NOTE that failure to comply with this procedure, leads to disqualification of such candidate and false claims shall lead to forfeiture of the admission at any time same is discovered.

NB:All prospective Candidates for Part time must print out the Jamb Caps form for Application for Part time Admission and submit it to the Admission officer at the polythecnic which will be used for processing and formalizing their Admission with Jamb.

Closing Date: Monday November 1,2021.


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