Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin (Kwara Poly) has opened portal for HND full-time admission Application for the academic session of 2022/2023. See the price of the form, eligibility and application procedure.
Kwara State Polytechnic (also known as Kwara Poly) is a tertiary institution located in Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State, Nigeria. It was established in 1973 as a successor to the former Kwara College of Technology. The polytechnic offers a wide range of academic programs at the National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) levels.
Kwara Poly is known for its emphasis on technical and vocational education, providing students with practical skills and knowledge to meet the demands of the job market. The institution has several academic departments, including Engineering, Applied Sciences, Business and Management Studies, Environmental Studies, and Art and Design.
The polytechnic has a vibrant campus life with various student clubs, organizations, and societies that cater to the diverse interests of the students. It also offers facilities such as a library, laboratories, workshops, and sports facilities to enhance the learning experience and overall development of students.
Kwara State Polytechnic is committed to providing quality education and contributing to the technological and economic development of Kwara State and Nigeria as a whole. It strives to produce competent graduates who can effectively contribute to the growth of various sectors of the economy.
The following programmes are available on regular basis for two academic sessions.
1. INSTITUTE OF APPLIED SCIENCES (IAS)
(i) Agricultural Extension and Management
(ii) Hospitality Management
(iii) Science Laboratory Technology with options in Chemistry, Microbiology, Physics with Electronics and Biochemistry.
2. INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (IES)
(i) Architectural Technology
(ii) Building Technology
(iii) Estate Management and Valuation
(iv) Quantity Surveying
(v) Urban & Regional Planning
(vi) Surveying and Geoinformatics.
3. INSTITUTE OF FINANCE & MANAGEMENT STUDIES (IFMS)
(ii) Banking & Finance
(iii) Business Administration and Management.
(v) Public Administration
(vi) Procurement & Supply Chain Management
4. INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (IICT)
(i) Computer Science
(ii) Office Technology & Management
(iii) Mass Communication
5. INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (IOT)
Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology with options in:
(i) Farm Power & Machinery Engineering
(ii) Post Harvest Technology
(iii) Soil and Water Engineering
Civil Engineering Technology with option only in:
(i) Structural Engineering
Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology with options in:
(i) Power and Machine
(ii) Electronics and Telecommunication
Mechanical Engineering Technology with options in:
(i) Manufacturing Engineering Technology
(ii) Power and Plant Engineering Technology
Mining Engineering Technology with option only in:
(i) Mining Engineering Technology
Metallurgical Engineering Technology with option only in
(i) Metallurgical Engineering Technology
NB: Prospective candidates are expected to indicate their areas of interest (i.e. options)
General Entry Requirements
(i.) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES
Applicants for admission into the HND programmes will be required to have the following qualifications:
National Diploma (ND) with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant field and five relevant O/L credit passes at WASC, GCE, NECO and NABTEB at not more than two sittings. These credit passes must include English Language and Mathematics.
Evidence of one year post-National Diploma (ND) cognate experience (i.e. Industrial Training)
Applicants with Pass Grade in the National Diploma (ND) will be required to have at least two years Post-National Diploma industrial experience.
Applicants for Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology (Post-Harvest Technology option) are required to have at least a Lower Credit grade at National Diploma (ND) programme in any of the following:
Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology
Food Science Technology
Agricultural Engineering Technology
Applicants for Mining Engineering Technology are expected to be holders of National Diploma in Mineral Resources Engineering Technology / Mineral and Petroleum Resources Engineering Technology or Mining Engineering Technology only.
Holders of National Diploma (ND) in Welding and Fabrication can now apply for HND Mechanical Engineering Technology (Manufacturing Option)
* Candidates will not be admitted into HND programmes different from those they had in their ND programmes except in 4 – 6 above.
* Holders of ND Mass Communication will not be admitted into HND Public Administration.
* Holders of ND Computer Engineering will not be admitted into HND Electrical / Electronics Engineering Technology and HND Computer Science Programmes
* Credit pass in Literature in English is compulsory for all Mass Communication applicants.
* IT IS MANDATORY FOR HND FULL TIME APPLICANTS TO FILL THE JAMB REGISTRATION NUMBERS USED FOR THEIR ND PROGRAMMES. ONLY APPLICANTS WITH JAMB REGISTRATION NUMBERS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION.
Applications for admission will be made fully online. To apply online for HND (FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME) ND (PART-TIME), log on to www.kwarastatepolytechnic.edu.ng and follow the instructions there.
All applications attract a processing fee of Ten Thousand Naira (N15,000:00) exclusive of bank and other transaction charges. Except Applicants for IJMB who will pay N5,500.00 only.
All payments for application should be made through ‘College Pay’ using your Debit Card, Master Card, or Prepaid Card.
It is MANDATORY for all HND Applicants to upload their ND and O’Level Results.
It is also MANDATORY for all HND Applicants to forward their Academic Transcripts to the Registrar, Kwara State Polytechnic before admission can be processed.
All ND (PT) Applicants are equally expected to upload their O’Level Results.
IJMB Applicants with deficiency in English Language and Mathematics can remedy same through our Ordinary Level Programmes.
Applicants sitting for the 2023 November/December Ordinary Level Examinations are not eligible for admission
Applicants awaiting Ordinary Level Results should NOT apply.
All applications close on Sunday, 31st July, 2023