The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), is a higher education institution engaged in imparting knowledge, skills and learning to students using special Used facilities and multi-disciplinary approach; a centre of excellence for serious innovative research and development for the aerospace aeronautical, aviation and allied industries/disciplines.

Admissions into programmes offered in the Institute are open to the general public. Traditionally, admission into the Institute is gained through the JAMB UTME entry route. However, admissions could also be game through direct entry into any of the Institutes programmes other than the National Diploma programmes.

Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) Direct Entry Admission for Programmes into 2014 / 2015 Academic Session

To this end, applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for preliminary and direct entry admissions into the following programmes in the 2014/2015 Academic Session:

a.) Pre-National Diploma(ND)v Science and Technology.

b.) Certificate in Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology (CEET).

c.) Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND)

Programmes:

*.Aircraft Engineering Technology (Airframe/Power Plant Option)

*.Aircraft Engineering Technology (Avionics Option).

*.Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology.

*.Purchasing and Supply.Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes:

*.Aircraft Engineering Technology (Airframe/Powerplant Option).

*.Aircraft Engineering Technology (Avionics Option).

*.Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering Technology,

*.Purchasing and Supply.Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes:

*.Aerospace Engineering (Aeromechanical Option).

*.Aerospace Engineering (Avionics Option).

*.Supply Chain Management.

The Pre-ND in Science and Technology is a one year preparatory course which aims to assist candidates attain the requirements for admission into engineering related ND programmes at the Institute. The Pre-HND in Aircraft Engineering Technology Programme, on the other hand, is a one year orientation course specifically designed for candidates with ND in engineering fields other than aircraft engineering.

The programme is meant to introduce students to aircraft engineering and also provide a good foundation for such students to further their studies in aviation related programmes

The PGD in Aerospace Engineering at AFIT is a one year programme that is specially designed to prepare candidates for a one-year MSc programme ir aerospace engineering. at Cranfield University, United Kingdon (UK). Candidates, who on completion of the PGD programme, wish to enrol fyi the Masters programme at Cranfield University.

UK can choose to specialise in one of the following fields:

*.MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design (Airframe and Airframe System.Option).

*.MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design (Avionics Systems Design Option).

*.MScThermal Power 4

*.MscComputationalFluid Dynamics

*.MSc Flight Dynamics

Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission into AFlis Pre-Natlonal Diploma (Pre-ND) aric certificate programmes are to write an entrance examination. Those intendiri to pursue Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND), Higher National Diplom (HND) and Postgraduate Diploma (P60) Programmes would be offered direc entry admission if they meet the entry requirements. The entry qualification for programmes offered in AFIT are as detailed below:

Pre-National Diploma (PreND) Science and Technology:

*.Pass in entrance examination and;
*.Minimum of WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO/NTC/NABTEB with at least a pass in English Language and credit passes in 3 subjects in not more than 2 sittings. The subjects must include mathematics, physics or chemistry and one other subject from additional mathematics, statistics, technical drawing, woodwork and metalwork.Certificate in Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology:
*.Pass in entrance examination and;
*.Minimum of WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO/NTC/NABTEB with at least a pass in English Language and credit passes in 3 subjects in not more than 2 sittings. The subjects must include mathematics, physics or chemistry and one other subject from additional mathematics, statistics, technical drawing, woodwork and metalwork.

Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND) Programmes:

*.ND with a minimum of lower credit pass (CGPA of 2.50) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Material Science Engineering or Business Administration and Management (as applicable) and;

*.A minimum of one year post-ND cognate work experience.

*.In exceptional cases, a candidate with ND at pass level (CGPA of 2.0 2.49) who has 2 or more years of post-ND cognate work experience may be considered for admission into the Pre-HND programme.

Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes:

*.ND with a minimum of lower credit pass (CGPA of 2.50 and above) in Aircraft Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology or Business Administration and Management (as applicable!e and;

*.A minimum of one year post ND cognate work experience.

*.In exceptional cases, a candidate with ND at pass level (CGPA of 2.0 2.49) who has 2 or more years of post-ND cognate work experience may be considered for admission into the HND programme.

Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes in Aerospace Engineering:

*.A minimum grade of second class honours in engineering, material sciences or physics.Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programme in Supply Chain Management:

*.A minimum grade of second class honours in Purchasing & Supply and other related fields

Entrance Examination

The entrance examination for candidates for the Pre-ND and certificate programmes is scheduled to take place on same day of closure and venue with the Institutes post-UTME test.

Details of the venue and timings for the examination are to be communicated later.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2014

Method of Application
Interested candidates are to download the application forms from AFITs website www.afit-nigeria.edu.ng Duly completed forms are to be accompanied by deposit slips, evidencing due payments into AFIT Academic Branch Bank Account (Guaranty Trust Bank PLC Account Number 0127547975) of N3,500:00 (for the Pre-ND, CEET and Pre-HND Programmes) and N5,000:00 (for HND and PGD programmes).

Candidates are to submit their duly completed application forms and copies of deposit slip by hand to the AFIT Academic Branch Registry or through courier service to:
The Registrar
Air Force Institute of Technology
PMB 2104
Nigerian Air Force Base
Kaduna.

Note:It is to be noted that candidates who failed to meet the application form submission deadline may still be able to submit their applications at the venue of the entrance examination.

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