The Polytechnic Ibadan Part-time Courses & Requirements

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

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

The Polytechnic Ibadan 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 The Polytechnic Ibadan 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. The Polytechnic Ibadan 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.

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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 The Polytechnic Ibadan undergraduate full time  programmes is equally offered under POLY IBADAN part time programmes but this is not always the case

Many UTME students that selected The Polytechnic Ibadan 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.

The Polytechnic Ibadan 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 POLY IBADAN 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 POLY IBADAN 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 POLY IBADAN 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 POLY IBADAN 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 The Polytechnic Ibadan part time ND and HND programme? what are the part time courses offered in POLY IBADAN , what are the requirements to apply for The Polytechnic Ibadan 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 The Polytechnic Ibadan 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 The Polytechnic Ibadan 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 The Polytechnic Ibadan part time courses.

The Polytechnic Ibadan Part Time Entry Requirements for ND and HND Programmes

To be considered for admission into The Polytechnic Ibadan 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 The Polytechnic Ibadan 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).
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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.

The Polytechnic Ibadan 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 credits 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.

POLY IBADAN ND Part-time Courses

  1. Accountancy
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Insurance
  4. Mass Communication
  5. Business Administration
  6. Public Administration
  7. Local Government and Development Studies
  8. Marketing
  9. Purchasing and Supply
  10. Office Technology and Management
  11. Computer Science

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

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