Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes and professional Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning of the Auchi Polytechnic for the 2014/2015 Academic session.

Higher National Diploma programmes are available in the following disciplines:

School of Applied Sciences And Technology

Polymer Technology
Science Laboratory Technology

a.) Physics/Electronics
b.) Chemistry/Biochemistry
c.) Biology/Microbiology

Hospitality Management

School of Arts and Industrial Design


School of Business Studies

Business Administration and Management
Banking and Finance
Public Administration

School of Engineering Technology

Civil Engineering Technology
Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology

i.) Electronics/Telecommunication Option
ii.) Power/Machines Option

Mechanical Engineering Technology:

i.) Manufacturing Option
ii.) Power/Plant Option

Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology

i.) Farm Power and Machinery option.

School of Environmental Studies

Building Technology
Estate Management
Quantity Surveying
Surveying and Geoinformatics
Urban & Regional Planning
Architectural Technology

School of Information and Communication Technology

Computer Science
Mass Communication

i.) Print Option
ii.) Broadcast Option

Office Technology & Management


1.) Higher National Diploma (HND)

Candidates for any of the Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes must possess the National Diploma (ND) of the Polytechnic or an equivalent qualification from other similar Institutions whose programmes have earned NBTE Accreditation.
Candidates must possess a National Diploma Certificate n the course they intend to pursue at the Higher National Diploma Level.
ln addition to specific Departmental requirements. candidates must possess Five (5) Ordinary Level credit passes at one sitting or six (6) Ordinary Level credit passes at two (2) sittings which must include Mathematics and English Language in WAEC NECO or NABTEB examination.
Also, candidates must have at least one year Post National Diploma (ND) Industrial Experience (IT) or two (2) years Post National Diploma Industrial Experience for candidates with a pass grade at the National Diploma level. Academic transcripts from the candidates Institution (except for graduands of Auchi Polytechnic) must be submitted before the application for the Higher National Diploma admission will be processed.


Candidates must possess Higher National Diploma (HND) and National Diploma (ND) in Urban and Regional planning of the Polytechnic or an equivalent qualification from other similar institutions whose programmes have earned NBTE Accreditation.

Guideline for HND Admission

All candidates seeking admission into the Higher National Diploma programmes of the Polytechnic must ensure that they were offered admissions through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board during their National Diploma programme(s).
Any candidate that does not have an Admission letter from JAMB for the National Diploma programme is ineligible for the Higher National Diploma admission, as such persons will not be mobilized for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.
Candidates are to note that these requirements supersede the information contained in the Polytechnics Prospectus.

Application Closing Date

23rd October, 2014.

Method Of Application

Application forms will be completed online via the Polytechnic website: (All applicants are required to pay a non refundable application fee of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00) only in cash, made payable to:

1.) Eco Bank Plc, Poly Road, Auchi
Account Number: 0602000526

School of Business Studies
School of Engineering Technology
School of Information and Communication
School of Applied Sciences and Technology

2.) Unity Bank Plc, Auchi
Account Number: 0016907526

School of Environmental Studies and
School of Arts and Industrial Design

Request Access Card and a leaflet containing instructions on how to use the Auchi Polytechnic Online Application platform are contained in the institutions customized envelope, obtainable from the Bank:

Return of Completed Application Forms

All applicants are expected to complete application forms online following the instructions contained in the leaflet accompanying the Application Request Access Card.
All completed applications must be submitted online. Thereafter, follow the links on the portal to print:

1.) A copy of the Acknowledgement Slip. This will be presented at screening venue before an applicant is screened.
2.) Two copies of the application form.

The forms, accompanied with (2) sets of photocopies of credentials and two (2) recent passport-sized photographs should be enclosed in the institutions customized envelope already purchased at the point of collection and returned to the bank where the Online Application Request Access Card was purchased NOT later than TWO MONTHS from the date of this advertisement.

Procedures for Using Auchi Polytechnic Online Application Admissions Platform
Read and follow the steps below carefully.

Gently scratch the covered portion of the Admission request Access Card to uncover the hidden Access Number (Pin Code). This is a 12 digit number under the foil.
Open your web browser and type in Auchi Polytechnic URL: to display the Auchi Polytechnic web page.
At the top left corner of the page, you will see the Admissions link. Click on NEW ADMISSIONS. But if you have filled an application form previously with your access card, and you desire to edit or print copies of the form or Acknowledgement Slip, just enter your username and password then click login.
The Application Form Request Page will appear.
Carefully complete the Application form request form that is displayed when you clicked New Admissions.
Ensure that you provide all required information.


Provide a username, (preferably your e-mail address) and a password.
Write your user-name and password in a safe place because you will need them for subsequent logins.
Then type in the Access Card Pin Code as required.
Then click submit.
Complete the Application form that is displayed carefully.
Ensure that you provide all required information correctly as false information may disqualify your application.
Fill in the subjects and grades you obtained in the specified examinations you have taken.
Fill in Your Sponsorship and reference details as required and save the form.
If you are sure that all information provided are correct you can finally click Submit to finish the application process.
You will be prompted to upload your passport. Make sure your passport is not larger than 2×2 inches in sizes.
If you are sure all information provided are correct, click Submit Application Form.
Print a copy of the Acknowledgement slip and two copies of the application form.
Attach photocopies of your credentials and birth certificate to the forms and enclose them in the envelope already purchased. Then submit the envelope at the Bank where you purchased the application access card.


After completion, the candidate can re-open the form anytime before the closing date by logging in with his/her username and password, for the purpose of editing and/or additional information.
However, once the candidate has submitted the completed form online, he/she can no longer have access to the form for the purpose of editing, but the candidate can access the form to be able to print copies of the acknowledgement slip or the application form.

If you have any difficulty in completing the application form, please call or text the GSM number 07087129298 (between 9a.m. and 4p.m. weekdays)

Besides, applicants are advised to enclose photocopy of receipt of purchase of forms alongside their completed application forms.

Note: All admitted candidates are to check their names online.


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