The Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa abbreviated as FPN was established on the 1st of July 1983. The polytechnic is a government-owned polytechnic targeted towards promoting technological development in the country, Nigeria. The Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa is located in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. The institution has over 10,000 students.
The Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa is an approved polytechnic and recognized by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Nigeria. The polytechnic is one of the most sought-after polytechnics in Nigeria; especially in the Northern part of the country. This is attributed to the quality training it offers in science and technology. In 2019 it matriculated over 3,681 students including National Diploma and Higher National Diploma students.
COURSES OFFERED IN FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NASARAWA?
The Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa (FPN) offers a wide range of courses cut across applied science, technology, and business. If you want to study in any of these fields, you should check them out here.
Courses in the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa are divided into schools. Here is the list of schools with their courses.
FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NASARAWA FULL-TIME COURSES
1. School of Engineering technology
i. Electric electronics engineering
ii. Electronics and telecommunication
iii. Mechanical engineering technology
iv. Agricultural engineering.
2. School of Applied Science
ii. Science laboratory technology with option in:
* Applied chemistry
* Physics electronics
3. School of Information and technology
i. Computer science
ii. Office and technology management
4. School of Environmental study
i. Architectural technology
ii. Building technology
iii. Quantity surveying
iv. Urban and regional planning
V . Estate management
5. School of Business studies
ii. Business administration and management
iii. Banking and finance
HND Part-Time Courses in Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa
I. Electrical electronics engineering
ii Mechanical engineering
iii. Agricultural technology
iv. Building technology
v. Urban and regional planning
vii. Office and technology management
ix. Computer science
x. Science and laboratory technology
xi. Agricultural engineering technology
xii. Quantity surveying
xiii. Business administration and management
xiv. Estate management.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS INTO FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NASARAWA
Requirements for National Diploma (ND) program
i. Applicants must be 16 years and above.
ii. A minimum of 6 credits in O’level results in Mathematics and English language and other relevant subjects.
iii. Minimum of 120 in JAMB.
Higher National Diploma (HND) Full-Time Requirements
i. ND in relevant field from recognized Polytechnics with at least lower credit plus 5 credits in SSCE O’level, GCE and its relevant, subjects include Maths and English.
ii. A minimum of one-year post qualification industrial training (IT)
HND Part-Time Requirements
The same requirements for a Higher National Diploma full-time programme as stated above except post ND working experience which is not compulsory.
FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NASARAWA FEES
• Acceptance fee
Acceptance fee is paid by newly admitted students indicating acceptance of the offer of admission and interest in the furtherance of all other admission requirements. This need to be paid within the stipulated period. The acceptance fee for Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa is #5000.
• School fees
The tuition fee for ND1 is #33,900 and the tuition fee for HND1 is #34,900
Note: there are other charges that would be paid once you start registration. Some include faculty dues, library fees, ICT fees e.t.c.
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