List of Federal, State and Private Polytechnics in Rivers State – NBTE Approved

Rivers State is blessed with educational institutions ranging from Primary to secondary and most importantly, higher institutions. Rivers State like other states have prioritized education as the future of the state hence the need for more funding of this sector.

In this post, I will be harping succinctly on the list of NBTE licensed and approved Polytechnics in Rivers State and how you can apply for their programmes. It is not just enough to search for schools in Rivers State, rather redefine your search query to be list of licensed and approved Polytechnics in Rivers State, Nigeria.

The list of schools here will contain all Private Polytechnics in Rivers State, State Polytechnic as well as Federal Polytechnic if there is any. Let it be known that not all states are having federal polytechnics because it is assumed indigenes from the state can make use of the catchment area policy introduced by the Federal government where the state that has a Federal Polytechnic within the region of the state that doesn’t serve as a catchment area for them. For instance, you can read through Rivers State Polytechnic catchment area to get a glimpse of the above explanation.
The list of Polytechnics in Rivers State cannot be overemphasized because candidates all over Rivers State, Nigeria where Rivers State indigenes reside are always in search of private, state and federal Polytechnics within their state. Candidates with rich parents or guardians are often interested in the private Polytechnics in Rivers State or its catchment area while others with modest financial status have lesser options thereby going for state and federal Polytechnics (if there is) in the state.

Recommended:  Kwara Poly Part-time School Fees for Fresh Students 2023/2024 Session

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board JAMB every year makes available, the JAMB registration forms for candidates eligible to participate in the exam and candidates (most from Rivers State catchment area) are always in search of the list of Polytechnics in their state they can apply for and how to go about it. If you fall within this category then this information is for you. Before you select the preferred institution, you need to understand that schools within your catchment area would do you better than harm, that is, you stand a higher chance of gaining admission into any school within Rivers State catchment area than when you apply for schools outside the catchment area of your state.

Recommended:  List of Courses Offered in GTC Okohia, Osu and Entry Admission Requirements

Now I will be putting you through the list of Polytechnics in Rivers State. In as much as this info is more beneficial for fresh students seeking admission into Rivers State Polytechnic, other individuals from different walks of life would need it for reference purposes.

The followings are what you ought to have gained upon reading through this post;

  1. Knowing the list of all private Polytechnics in Rivers State
  2. List of state Polytechnic in Rivers State
  3. List of federal Polytechnic in Rivers State (If there is)
  4. Admission requirement into schools in Rivers


There are 2 major requirements for admission into all Polytechnics in Rivers State irrespective of whether it is a private or state Polytechnic.

  1. You must have obtained a minimum of 5 credit passes as it is relevant to your course of study, Check HERE for the list of approved courses and their correct subject combinations as approved by JAMB.
  2. You must score up to the minimum required cut off mark to be eligible to participate in their post UTME screening exercise.

Satisfying the above criteria would automatically grant you the eligibility status for applying for admission. As said above, this is the general requirement for admission into all all private, state and federal Polytechnics in Rivers State as approved by the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB).

Recommended:  List of Accredited Courses Offered In Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa


In order of hierarchy, I will be listing the list of schools in Rivers State till date


  • Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas Bonny, Rivers State


  • Ken Sarowiwa Polytechnic (KENPOLY), Bori, P.M.B. 20, Bori, Rivers State
  • Port-Harcourt Polytechnic


  • Eastern Polytechnic, 80c. Igwuruta Road (Tank), Rumuokwurusi, P.O. Box 12667 Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

In summary of the above, there are currently four (4) Polytechnics in Rivers State made up of federal, state and private, that is 1 federal, 2 state and 1 private owned polytechnic. Each with their various strengths and weaknesses in various fields. All you need do is visit their portal to apply if you meet their requirement.

error: Schoolings is protecting this content !!