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Federal Polytecnic Offa Part-time Courses & Admission Requirements

Federal Polytechnic Offa, is the department responsible for the administration of part time undergraduate programmes in (Fed Poly Offa) . The management of Fed Polytechnic Offa has published the list of all part-time courses offered in the institution.

Fed Poly Offa part time programme is one of the most popular amongst various polytechnics in Nigeria. Part time students in Fed Poly Offa are almost equal to UTME students in terms of population at the polytechnic. Part-time courses are studied over a longer period of time than their full-time but this does not stop massive application during the sale of Fed Poly Offa admission form online.

Fed Polytechnic Offa part time programme requires that students spend fewer hours per week in a classroom – courses could involve day release, day plus evening, or evening only study. Information about these options can be found from the relevant faculty or course page.

Federal Polytecnic Offa Part-time Courses & Admission Requirements 1

Ideally, the general entry requirements for part-time courses offered in Fed Poly Offa are the same for full-time students, although part-time application procedures and financial information differ from those for full-time students, that is, they are usually higher in terms of school fees amount.

Application procedures vary from one department to another, and sometimes from faculty to faculty. Fed Poly Offa usually advertises for applications from candidates. During this time which gives candidates the opportunity to apply online. However, courses have limited places and to avoid disappointment you should apply early. You will be required to complete an application form online and possibly take a screening test. If selected, you will receive a written offer of a place together with instructions on how to register and join the course.

All candidates are required to enroll and pay the relevant fees before they are permitted to attend classes. The decision that the polytechnic makes about your application and your fee status is based on the information provided on your application form. If we find that you have made a false statement or have left out significant information, we reserve the right either to withdraw or amend our offer or to amend your fee status.

Most time, candidates seeking admission via part time confuse the full time courses for part time courses. They just assume that any course offered in Fed Polytechnic Offa undergraduate full time  programmes is equally offered under Fed Polytechnic Offa part time programmes but this is not always the case

Many UTME students that selected Federal Polytechnic Offa in their UTME now go for part time programmes after failing to gain admission via UTME and the good thing is that the certificate awarded to part time graduates does not state whether it was part time or full time programme so in the eyes of any employer, every certificate is given equal opportunity.

Fed Poly Offa part time courses for this semester have been listed below, however, some courses offered in full time are not available in part time programmes mainly because of the time required to cover the scope of work involved. It is one reason part time programmes in Fed Poly Offa and other schools qualified to run part time programmes both in undergraduate and postgraduate level requires at least an extra year more than the duration for full time ND and HND programmes.

Do you know that you do not require JAMB in order to gain admission into Fed Poly Offa part time programmes, all that is required is to get your correct O’level results and must be at least 16 years of age to be qualified to purchase Fed Poly Offa part time admission form. In the cause of writing this article, we shall also provide the approved entry admission requirements to study any of the part-time courses offered in Fed Poly Offa as at today.

Most candidates or applicants often complain using the following statements “the course i applied for was not given to me, what should i do? i met all the admission requirements yet i was not offered admission, how do i apply for Fed Polytechnic Offa part time ND and HND programme? what are the part time courses offered in Fed Poly Offa, what are the requirements to apply for Fed Poly Offa part time ND programme? and so on. 

The above questions have one answer which is, meeting the admission requirements. Any candidate that does meet the Fed Poly Offa part time admission requirement automatically is not eligible for admission and there are no two ways about it.

One common requirement for Fed Polytechnic Offa part-time courses is that they all require O’level results with at least five (5) credit passes which must include English language and mathematics and any other three (3) O’Level subjects as it relates to their course of study. Check the link below for the approved subject combination for Fed Poly Offa Polytechnic part time courses. 

Federal Poly Offa HND Part-Time Admission Entry Requirements

  • The entry requirements for all National Diploma (ND) programmes are as follows:1. 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.

    2. 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.

National Diploma (ND) Programme Part-Time Requirement

Candidates applying for admission Fed Poly Offa ND programme must possess the following before application;

  1. Five (5) credit passes in the relevant subjects in SSCE (WASC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB) which must include English Language and Mathematics. Other relevant subjects are Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Economics, Government, Geography, Commerce, Accounts etc.
  2. Please note that candidates awaiting the results of the above examination Boards may also apply

Federal Polytechnic Offa HND Part-Time Courses

The under listed two (2) years of six (6) semesters Part-Time programmes leading to the award of National Diploma are available.

i. Computer Science
ii Food Technology
iii Science Laboratory Technology
iv Statistics

i. Accountancy
ii. Banking & Finance
iii. Business Administration
iv. Insurance

i. Library and Information Science
ii. Mass Communication
iii. Office Technology and Management (OTM)

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


  1. Building Technology
  2. Estate Management
  3. Quantity Surveying
  4. Surveying and Geoinformatics
  5. Urban and Regional Planning

The above are the part time courses as well as ND and HND requirements for admission into Fed Poly Offa. I hope this well understood? Questions are being asked and answered by the moderator via the comment section below. If you have any questions as regards Fed Poly Offa part-time courses, please reach me via the comment section below and we shall respond to all your questions.

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