Kogi State Polytechnic Part-time Courses & Requirements

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

Kogi State Polytechnic part time programme is one of the most popular amongst various polytechnics in Nigeria. Part time students in Kogi State Polytechnic 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 Kogi State Polytechnic admission form online.

Kogi State Polytechnic 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.

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Ideally, the general entry requirements for part-time courses offered in Kogi State Polytechnic 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. Kogi State Polytechnic 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 Kogi State Polytechnic undergraduate full time  programmes is equally offered under Kogi State Polytechnic part time programmes but this is not always the case

Many UTME students that selected Kogi State Polytechnic 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.

Kogi State Polytechnic 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 Kogi State Polytechnic 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 Kogi State Polytechnic 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 Kogi State Polytechnic 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 Kogi State Polytechnic as at today.

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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 Kogi State Polytechnic part time ND and HND programme? what are the part time courses offered in Kogi State Polytechnic, what are the requirements to apply for Kogi State Polytechnic 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 Kogi State Polytechnic part time admission requirement automatically is not eligible for admission and there are no two ways about it.

O’level Requirements

One common requirement for Kogi State Polytechnic 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 Kogi State Polytechnic Polytechnic part time courses.

Kogi State Polytechnic  Part Time Entry Requirements for ND and HND Programmes

To be considered for admission into Kogi State Polytechnic undergraduate part-time programme, candidates must meet the general entry admission requirements as well as the departmental requirement for the course being applied for.

National Diploma (ND) Programme Part-Time Requirement

Candidates applying for admission Kogi State Polytechnic ND programme must possess the following before application;

  1. The entry requirement for all National Diploma (ND) Programmes are as follows:
    • Five (5) credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics obtained at not more than two sittings in WAEC/NECO or NABTEB (O’ level Examinations).

    It is also important to NOTE that any false data entry during the on-line registration will lead to disqualification of the candidates at anytime such is discovered.

Kogi State Polytechnic HND Part-time Requirements

The entry requirements for all Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes are as follows:

  • Candidates are required to possess National Diploma in their chosen programme from recognized/accredited Polytechnic or Monotechnic.
  • Candidates are also to possess at list five (5) relevant O’ level creadits including English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sitting in WACE/NECO or NABTEB (O’ level Examinations).
  • Candidates are required to have at least one year or two years post National Diploma Industrial Training Experience.

Please Note: That candidates with Nov/Dec O’ level result of year of admission for ND part-time programmes are not qualified to apply.

Kogi State Polytechnic HND Programmes & Requirements – FULL-TIME.

1.0 SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

Higher National Diploma in:

  1. Accountancy
  2. Business Administration
  3. Public Administration
  4. Office Technology and Management
  5. Library and Information Science

1.1 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Higher National Diploma in Accountancy (Two Years)
    • Candidates must possess National Diploma in Accounting and related programmes and must have a minimum of lower credit (CGPA) of 2.50 and five credits at 0/L (NECO, WASC/SSCE/GCE/NABTEC) at not more than two sittings which must include English Language and Mathematics. In addition, candidates must have a minimum of one (1) year compulsory Industrial Training or a pass in ND result with 2 Years compulsory Industrial Training attachment. ND Transcript is required for admission into all HND programmes, especially for candidates from other institutions.
  2. Higher National Diploma in Business Administration (Two Years)
    • Same as (1.1) above but qualification must be National Diploma in Business
    • Studies and related Programmes.
  3. Higher National Diploma in Public Administration (Two Years)
    • Same as (1.1) above but qualification must be National Diploma in Public Administration and at least a credit pass in Government or Civic Education at the O’level.
  4. Higher National Diploma in Office Technology Management (Two Years)
    • Same as (1.1) above, but qualification must be National Diploma in Office Technology and Management.
  5. Higher National Diploma in Library and Information Science (Two Years)
    • Same as (1.1) above but qualification must be National Diploma in Library and Information Science and at least a credit pass in one science subject at the O’level.

2.0 SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN

  1. Statistics
  2. Science Laboratory Technology
  3. Computer Science

2.1 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Higher National Diploma in Statistics (Two Years)
    • Candidates must possess National Diploma in Statistics and must have a minimum of lower credit (CGPA) of 2.50 and five credits at O/L (NECO/WASC/GCE/NABTEC) at not more than two sittings which must include English Language, Mathematics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agric Science. In Addition, candidates must have a minimum of one (1) year compulsory Industrial Training or a pass in ND result with two years Industrial Training. ND Transcript is required for admission into all HND programmes, especially for candidates from other institutions.
  2. Higher National Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Two Years)
    • With options in Chemistry, Biochemistry and Environmental Biology. Same as (2.1a) but qualification must be National Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology.
  3. Higher National Diploma in Computer Science (Two Years)
    • Candidates must possess National Diploma in Computer Science and must have a minimum of lower credit (CGPA) of 2.50 and five credits at O/L (NECO/WASC/GCE/NABTEB TECHNICAL TRADE) at not more than two sittings. English Language, Mathematics and Physics are compulsory at credit level. A credit in any other Science Subject and Social Science subject is also required, with one (1) year compulsory Industrial training or a pass in ND result with two years compulsory Industrial Training.

3.0 SCHOOL OF ART DESIGN AND PRINTING

(i) Higher National Diploma programme (HND) in Industrial Design with options in Graphics, Textiles and Ceramics.

(ii) Higher National Diploma Programme (HND) in Fine Arts with Options in Painting and Sculpture.

3.1 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Candidates for the Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes in Industrial Design with Options in Graphics, Textiles and Ceramics must possess the following:
    • A minimum of Lower Credit (CGPA) of 2.50 and five credits at O/L (NECO, WASC/SSCE/NABTEB) at not more than two sittings which must include English Language, Mathematics, Fine Arts or Visual Arts, Chemistry, Geography, History, Biology, Literature in English, Clothing and Textiles, Religious Knowledge and any other Sciences. In addition, candidates must have a minimum of One (1) year compulsory Industrial training or a pass in ND result with Two (2) years compulsory Industrial Training.
  2. Higher National Diploma Programme (HND) in Fine Arts with Options in Painting and Sculpture.
    • Same as (3.1 a) above.

4.0 SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

4.1 Higher National Diploma in Mineral Resources Engineering (Two Years)

With Options in the following:

  1. Mining Engineering Technology
  2. Geological Engineering Technology
  3. Mineral Processing Engineering Technology

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Candidates must possess National Diploma in Mineral Resources Engineering with a minimum of Lower Credit and five credits at O/L (NECO/WASC/SSCE/GCE/NABTEC) at not more than two sittings which must include Mathematics, Chemistry and any three subjects from Metal-work, Technical–Drawing, Basic Electronics, Geography, Statistics, Additional Mathematics and English Language. Such candidates must have one year compulsory Industrial Training or a pass in ND result with two years Industrial Training.

4.2 Higher National Diploma in Metallurgical Engineering (Two Years)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Same as (4.1a) but qualification must be National Diploma in Metallurgical Engineering.

5.0 SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

Higher National Diploma In:

Urban and Regional Planning

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

(i) Candidates must possess National Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning with a minimum of Lower Credit Pass (CGPA) 2.50 and five credit passes in (NECO/WASC/NABTEC/ANTC) in relevant subject to the progamme, i.e Mathematics, English Language, Geography and two subjects from the followings; Economics, Technical Drawing, Statistics and one science subjects from Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Agric Science, Fine Art.

(ii) Five credits pass in relevant subjects obtained at the final examination of an NBTE recognized Preliminary-ND programme offered in a Polytechnic or similar Post-Secondary Technical Institution.

(iii) A minimum of One year compulsory Industrial Training and Lower Credit in ND. Candidates with a pass in ND result and two years compulsory Industrial Training are eligible for admission.

Kogi State Polytechnic HND Part-time Programmes & Requirements

Higher National Diploma in Business Administration (5 Semesters)

  • Candidates must possess National Diploma in Business Studies and related programmes and must have a minimum of Lower Credit (CGPA) of 2.50 and five credits at O/L (NECO/WASC/SSCE/GCE/NABTEC) which must include English Language and Mathematics. In addition, candidates must have minimum of One (1) year compulsory Industrial Training or a pass in ND result with two years Industrial Attachment.

Higher National Diploma in Accountancy (5 Semesters)

  • Same as in (full-time) above but qualification must be National Diploma in Financial studies and related programmes.

Higher National Diploma in Public Administration (5 Semesters)

  • Same as in (full-time) above but qualification must be National Diploma in Public Administration.

Higher National Diploma in Office Technology (5 Semesters)

  • Same as in (full-time) above but qualification must be National Diploma in Office Technology And Management.

Higher National Diploma in Mathematics/Statistics (5 Semesters)

  • Same as in (full-time) above but qualification must be National Diploma in Mathematics/Statistics.

Higher National Diploma in Computer Science (5 Semesters)

  • Same as in (full-time) ) above but qualification must be National Diploma in Computer Science.

Higher National Diploma in Accountancy (5 Semesters)

  • Same as in (full-time) above but qualification must be National Diploma in Library and Information Science.
  • In exceptional cases, ND holders with a pass (CGPA of 2.00-2.49) and two or more years of cognate experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into HND programmes.

The above are the part time courses as well as ND and HND requirements for admission into Kogi State Polytechnic. 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 Kogi State Polytechnic part-time courses, please reach me via the comment section below and we shall respond to all your questions.

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