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2016/2017 Admissions


2016/2017 Admission Screening Exercise begins. Candidate that score 150 and above to apply for the college screening exercise to National Diploma (ND) in Agricultural Technology, Agricultural Engineering and Home & Rural Economics

Also candidate seeking admission for Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agricultural Engineering (Farm Power and Machinery Option), Agricultural Engineering (Post Harvest Technology Option)

Crop Production Technology, Pest Management Technology, Horticulture and Landscape Technology, Animal Production Technology, and Agricultural Extension and Management

Admission Requirements

Candidates for the National Diploma in Agricultural Technology must first satisfy the following requirements to be eligible for admission into the programme.

At least five (5) credit level passes in the West African School Certificate (WASC/GCE O’level), Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or General Certificate (GCE) and / or National Examination Council Certificate (NECO) in not more than two (2) sittings.

Subject passed at credit level must include Biology / Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any two of the following: Geography, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, English Language, Physics. At least a pass in English Language and Mathematics / Statistics are compulsory.

Candidates who have successfully completed the Board’s recognized pre-National Diploma (Science and Technology) courses may be admitted into the programme. Such students must have passed Biology / Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language at WASC/GCE, SSCE O’level before undertaking the course.

Admission into the full time programme is through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

However, admission into the part time programme of the College which is a-three year programme of six (6) semesters and is through obtaining the Admission Form from the Registry Unit of the College, which should be submitted to the appropriate quarters along with the required credentials.

Candidates seeking admission into the Higher National Diploma in Crop Production Technology and Pest Management Technology must first satisfy the conditions above and must have obtained the National Diploma in Agricultural Technology or Science Laboratory Technology from accredited programmes of recognized institutions with an evidence of at least one year post National Diploma cognate work experience.

Structure of the Programme

The National Diploma in Agricultural Technology (full time) programme is structured to last for two (2) years or four (4) semesters. This incorporates three to four months of supervised Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES).

Mr. Abimbade S. Abass

College Registrar