Kaduna Polytechnic Application Form: How to Get Yours


The history of Kaduna Polytechnic can be traced to the establishment of Kaduna Technical Institute in 1956. The establishment of theTechnical Institute, Kaduna was due to the British Government accepting the recommendation of the Higher Education Commission, which suggested the upgrading of Yaba Higher College to Technical Institute and the establishment of technical institutes in Kaduna and Enugu.

One of the institutes eventually became the Kaduna Polytechnic in 1968 which was based on the Federal Government Decree No. 20 of 1968 (the decree was later revised in 1979)

Kaduna Polytechnic Application Form: How to Get Yours

Kaduna Polytechnic is one of the major tertiary institutions in the Northern part of the country. Currently, the polytechnic has a student enrolment of over 25,000 students in over 138 programmes and 44 Academic Departments.

If you’re interested in applying to the Kaduna Poly, you need to know the available courses which have been highlighted below.

  1. College of Administrative Studies & Social Sciences

School of Administrative Studies

Department of Public Administration

  • HND Public Administration

Department of Local Government Studies

  • HND Local Government Studies

School of Social Sciences

Department of Library and Information Science

  • HND Library & Information Science

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Higher Diploma Rehabilitation Sciences

Diploma Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Intermediate Certificate Rehabilitation Sciences

Department of Mass Communication

  • HND Mass Communication

Department of Languages

  • Diploma Arabic
  • Diploma English
  • Diploma French
  • Diploma Hausa
  • Advanced Certificate Arabic
  • Advanced Certificate English
  • Advanced Certificate French
  • Advanced Certificate Hausa
  • Intermediate Certificate Arabic
  • Intermediate Certificate English
  • Intermediate Certificate French
  • Intermediate Certificate Hausa
  • Basic Certificate Arabic
  • Basic Certificate English
  • Basic Certificate French
  • Basic Certificate Hausa

Department of Social Development

HND Social Development with options in:

(a) Community Development & Adult Education

(b) Social Welfare

(c) Youth & Sports

Department of Legal Studies

  • KPT Diploma Law


  1. College of Business & Management Studies

School of Business & Financial Studies

Department of Accountancy

  • HND Accountancy

Department of Business Administration

  • HND Business Administration & Management

Department of Marketing

  • HND Marketing

Department of Purchasing & Supply

  • HND Purchasing & Supply


  1. School of Management Studies

Department of Management Studies

  • HND Human Resource Management
  • HND Production & Operations Management

Department of Cooperative Economics & Management

  • HND Cooperative Economics & Management

Department of Office Technology & Management

  • HND Office Technology & Management


  1. College of Engineering

School of Natural Resources Engineering

Department of Agricultural & Bio-Environmental Engineering

  • HND Agricultural & Bio-Environmental Engineering with options in:

(a) Soil & Water

(b) Farm Power & Machinery

Department of Civil Engineering

  • HND Civil Engineering

Department of Mineral & Petroleum Resources Engineering

  • HND Geological Engineering
  • HND Minerals Engineering
  • HND Mining Engineering

School of Industrial Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

  • HND Chemical Engineering

Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

  • HND Electrical & Electronics Engineering with options in:

(a) Power & Machines

(b) Electronics & Telecommunications

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • HND Mechanical Engineering with options in:

(a) Power & Plant

(b) Production

Department of Computer Engineering

  • HND Computer Engineering


  1. College of Environmental Studies

School of Environmental Design

Department of Architecture

  • HND Architecture

Department of Building

  • HND Building

Department of Quantity Surveying

  • HND Quantity Surveying

Department of Urban & Regional Planning

  • Post-HND (Professional) Urban & Regional Planning
  • HND Urban & Regional Planning


  1. School of Geodesy & Land Administration

Department of Cartography & Geographic Information System

  • Professional Diploma Cartography & Geographic Information System
  • HND Cartography & Geographic Information System
  • Pre-Professional Diploma Surveying and Geoinformatics

Department of Environmental Science

  • HND Environmental Technology

Department of Estate Management

  • HND Estate Management

Department of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing

  • HND Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing

Department of Surveying & GeoInformatics

  • Professional Diploma Surveying & Geoinformatics
  • HND Surveying & Geoinformatics


  1. College Of Science & Technology

School of Science & Technical Education

Department of Applied Science

HND Science Laboratory Technology with options in:

(a) Biology/Microbiology

(b) Chemistry/Biochemistry

(c) Microbiology

(d) Physics/Electronics

Department of Computer Science

  • HND Computer Science

Department of Mathematics & Statistics

  • HND Statistics


  1. School of Technology

Department of Fashion Design and Clothing Technology

  • HND Fashion Design & Clothing Technology
  • Advanced Certificate Fashion Design & Clothing Technology
  • Intermediate Certificate Fashion Design & Clothing Technology

Department of Food Technology

  • HND Food Technology

Department of Hospitality Management

  • HND Hospitality Management

Department of Leisure & Tourism Management

  • HND Leisure & Tourism Management

Department of Nutrition & Dietetics

  • HND Nutrition & Dietetics

Department of Printing Technology

  • Post-HND (Professional) Printing Technology
  • HND Printing Technology
  • Advanced Certificate Post-Press
  • Advanced Certificate Press
  • Advanced Certificate Pre-Press
  • Intermediate Certificate Post-Press
  • Intermediate Certificate Press
  • Intermediate Certificate Pre-Press

Department of Textile Technology

  • HND Textile Technology


  1. Centre For Technology Entrepreneurship Education

  • Advanced Certificate Technology Entrepreneurship

Now that you know the available courses, it is also important that you know the guidelines and requirements for admission

  • If you have a Polytechnic Diploma, University Diploma, IJMB, First Degree or National Diploma, you may be considered for Direct Admission into appropriate ND programmes.
  • For Pre NCE (Technical), candidates must possess SSC/NTC with at least 3 credits and 2 passes in not more than 2 sittings. The credits must include English Language and Physics and any other Science subject or TCII with credits/merits in the said subjects.
  • For Pre NCE (Special Needs), candidates must possess SSC/NTC/NBC with at least 3 credits and 2 passes in not more than 2 sittings. The credits must include English Language and any two from History, Government, Biology, Chemistry or Agricultural Science or TCII with credits/merits in the said subjects.
  • At the end of the two semesters, students are to proceed to the respective NCE programmes provided they obtained a CGPA of 1.50 and scored the minimum cut off point at the JAMB UTME, however, these candidates are exempted from Post UTME.

If you’ve decided to apply to the Kaduna Polytechnic, kindly following the steps below:

  • Log into the Kaduna Polytechnic School Portal on http//www.kadunapolytechnic.edu.ng and click the Remita payment option logo to access the Polytechnic page. The application fee is N
  • To check your admission status, login to your JAMB profile with your email and password, then click on CAPS at the left hand corner of your dashboard
  • Click on Admission status to view your admission status..
  • If you’ve been offered admission, you should click the accept button then proceed to pay your acceptance fees.



  1. Suleiman Ridwan
  2. Lukman hamisu nasir
  3. Mathew Joseph
  4. Ibrahim Muhammed gimi
  5. Abubakar
  6. Paaneah
  7. Echekwubelu Henry onyedika
  8. Echekwubelu Henry onyedika
  9. Simon Joshua
  10. Peter Emeka
  11. Nataki Peace

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