The Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, has announced the commencement of applications for admission into various Higher National Diploma (HND) programs for the 2023/2024 academic year. This blog post provides detailed information on the available programs, entry requirements, and the application process for both full-time and part-time students.
Full-Time HND Programs:
- School of Business & Management Technology (SBMT): i. Accountancy (AC) ii. Banking & Finance (BF) iii. Business Administration & Management (BAM) iv. Marketing (MK) v. Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSCM) vi. Office Technology & Management (OTM) vii. Public Administration (PA) viii. Co-operative Economics & Management (CEM) ix. Taxation (TXN)
- School of Engineering Technology (SET): i. Agricultural/Bio Environmental Engineering (AE) a. Farm Power & Machinery Engineering (option) b. Soil/Water Resources (option) c. Post Harvest (option) ii. Civil Engineering (CE) iii. Electrical Electronics Engineering (EE) a. Power (option) b. Telecommunication (option) c. Instrumentation & Control (option) iv. Mechanical Engineering (ME) a. Manufacturing Engineering (option) b. Power & Plant (option) v. Chemical Engineering (CHE) vi. Computer Engineering (CTE) vii. Mechatronics Engineering (MTE) viii. Mineral and Petroleum Resources Engineering (MPE) a. Mining Option
- School of Environmental Design & Technology (SEDT): i. Architecture (AR) ii. Building Technology (BT) iii. Estate Management (EM) iv. Urban & Regional Planning (URP) v. Quantity Surveying (QS) vi. Surveying & Geo-informatics (SUG) vii. Arts and Design Technology (ARD) a. Graphics (Option) b. Painting (Option) c. Ceramics (Option) d. Sculpture (option) e. Textile (Option)
- School of Industrial and Applied Sciences (SIAS): i. Food Technology (FT) ii. Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) a. Biology/Microbiology (option) b. Chemistry/Biochemistry (option) c. Physics/Electronics (option) d. Microbiology/Biochemistry (option) e. Environmental Biology (option) iii. Maths & Statistics (STA) iv. Pharmaceutical Technology (PMT) v. Hospitality Management (HMT)
- School of General Studies (SGS): i. Mass Communication (MC) a. Print (option) b. Broadcast (option)
- School of Agriculture & Agricultural Technology (SAAT): i. Agricultural Technology (AT) a. Crop Production Technology (option) b. Agricultural Extension & Management (option) c. Soil Science and Land Resources Management (option) ii. Fisheries Technology (FIT)
- School of Information Communication Technology (SICT): i. Computer Science (CS) ii. Library & Information Science (LIS)
HND Entry Requirements:
- Possession of National Diploma in the chosen program from any recognized/accredited Polytechnic or Monotechnic.
- At least five (5) relevant O’level credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics, not more than two sittings in WAEC/NECO or NABTEB.
- Minimum of 12 months or 24 months post National Diploma Industrial Training Experience.
- Visit the school’s website (www.fpno.edu.ng) and click on the “Application form’s link” under the student’s menu, choosing HND to proceed.
- Fill in your Bio-data, generate an invoice, and make a payment of N12,000.00 at Federal Polytechnic Nekede Microfinance Bank or any bank of your choice using the provided RRR number.
- Return to the website, click on “application form,” and complete the application process. Print out your acknowledgment slip.
Important Dates: All application procedures must be completed by 12 midnight on October 28, 2022.
Part-Time HND Programs:
Higher National Diploma Evening Programs:
- Programs offered in the evening include Accountancy, Banking & Finance, Business Administration & Management, Marketing, Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Office Technology & Management, Public Administration, and Co-operative Economics & Management.
Higher National Diploma Weekend Programs:
- Weekend programs are available in Food Technology and Science Laboratory Technology.
Prospective students are encouraged to visit the Polytechnic’s website for detailed information on entry requirements specific to each HND program. Applicants can complete the application process from any location in the country, minimizing the need to travel to Owerri. Ensure accurate data entry to avoid disqualification during the registration process.