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Our Programme


OND or ND is a polytechnic award for a two-year course with which the holder can be employed or be offered admission into Higher National Diploma (HND) and where through Direct entry admission, be admitted to 200 level course in a university.

To gain admission for ND award, you must obtain JAMB UTME form and take part in the post UTME or admission screening exercise of the school. If you pass, you’ll be given admission to ND 1 of your proposed course by JAMB and the school.

Entry Requirements for National Diploma (ND)

Applicants are required to have 5 O-level Credits including; English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Agricultural Science and not more than two sittings.


HND is the award given to a polytechnic graduate after completing a 2-year ND, 1 or 2 years Industrial Training (IT) and 2-year HND course.

Note that the HND course doesn’t require writing UTME again or obtaining the JAMB direct entry form. Applicants are only to take part in the school’s organized entrance test and interview or screening.

Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma

In addition to Higher National Diploma requirements, the candidate for Higher National Diploma must possess at least a lower credit pass in National Diploma in a relevant ND programme and a minimum of twelve (12) months of supervised industrial experience.