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Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Mechanical Engineering Technology With their Entry Requirements

Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Mechanical Engineering Technology With their Entry Requirements

Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Mechanical Engineering Technology With their Entry Requirements

The Mechanical Engineering Programme is designed to reflect a FUNCTIONAL philosophy of education. While seeking to achieve academic excellence and promote the furtherance of knowledge, the mechanical engineering programme also seeks to aid “¼ the acquisition of appropriate skills, abilities and competence, both mental and physical as equipment for the individual to live in and contribute to the development of his society..” 

The programme is therefore committed to the production of qualified and competent technicians who will be able to face the challenges concomitant with the aspiration of the country to be technological developed. and the Technicians to be self-reliant after graduation. 


The programme aims at producing mechanical engineering technicians for the nation’s industries, construction firms, public utilities and services. The diplomate should be able to: 

  • Interpret and prepare engineering Drawings of mechanical equipment, their components and systems; 
  •  Carry out machining and fabrication operations. 
  •  Produce machine components and assemble 
  •  Operate, maintain and service mechanical equipment 
  •  Prepare appropriate engineering report. 
  •  Carry out plant installation and maintenance 
  •  Apply management principles in organising supervisory groups and in the arrangement of sequence of activities. 
  • Acquire and display basic entrepreneur skills. 
  • Apply adequate Information Technology (IT) skills.


Candidates for admission into the programme should have a minimum of:

(i) Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) with at least pass in English Language and credit passes in four subjects in at most two sittings which must include, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and one other subject from 

  • – biology 
  • – agricultural science 
  • – additional mathematics 
  • – economics 
  • – statistics 
  • – technical drawing, auto-mechanics and metal work 

(ii) GCE ´O’ Level or its equivalent (Teachers Grade II or West African School Certificate) with at least a pass in English Language and credit passes in four relevant subjects as specified in (i) above.

(iii) National Technical Certificate (NTC) with credit passes in mathematics, integrated physical science, English Language and in the mechanical trade areas. 

(iv) Pass at NBTE recognise Pre-National Diploma entry requirement in English Language and four credits in the relevant subjects listed in (i) above.


Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Mechanical Engineering Technology are: 

  1. Abia State Polytechnic 
  3. Abdu Gusau Polytechnic 
  4. Akwapoly 
  6. Auchi Polytechnic 
  7. Benue State Polytechnic 
  8. College of Agriculture Lafia 
  9. Federal College of Fisheries Technology, Lagos 
  10. Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti 
  11. Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic 
  12. Federal Polytechnic Bauchi 
  13. Federal Polytechnic Bida 
  14. Federal Polytechnic Damaturu 
  15. Federal Polytechnic Ede 
  16. Federal Polytechnic Ekowe 
  17. Federal Polytechnic Offa 
  18. Federal Polytechnic Idah 
  19. Federal Polytechnic Ilaro 
  20. Federal Polytechnic Mubi
  21. Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda 
  22. Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa 
  23. Federal Polytechnic Nekede 
  24. Federal Polytechnic Oko 
  26. Ibadan polytechnic 
  27. IMO state polytechnic 
  28. IMT Enugu 
  29. Jigawa State Polytechnic 
  30. Kaduna Polytechnic 
  31. Kano State Polytechnic 
  32. Katsina Polytechnic 
  33. Federal Polytechnic Kazaure 
  34. Kogi State Polytechnic 
  35. Kwara State Polytechnic 
  36. NACEST 
  37. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic 
  38. OGITECH 
  39. MAPOLY 
  40. Ogwashi Uku Polytechnic 
  41. Oke Ogun Polytechnic 
  42. Osun State Polytechnic Iree 
  43. OSCOTECH Esa Oke 
  44. Otefe Oghara Polytechnic 
  46. plateau State Polytechnic 
  47. Adamawa State Polytechnic 
  48. PTI Warri 
  49. Ramat Polytechnic 
  50. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic 
  51. Gateway Polytechnic Saapade 
  53. Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic 
  54. Sokoto State Polytechnic 
  55. Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic 
  56. Yabatech 
  57. Niger state Polytechnic Zungeru 

Where Do Mechanical Engineer ND/HND Holders Work? 

Mechanical engineers generally work in offices. They may occasionally visit worksites where a problem or piece of equipment needs their personal attention. In most settings, they work with other engineers, engineering technicians, and other professionals as part of a team.

  • Mechanical engineer also Analyze problems to see how mechanical and thermal devices might help solve a particular problem
  • Design or redesign mechanical and thermal devices or subsystems, using analysis and computer-aided design
  • Investigate equipment failures or difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and to recommend remedies
  • Develop and test prototypes of devices they design
  • Analyze the test results and change the design or system as needed

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