The main objective of the Pre-ND Programme is to update the academic status of the candidates who have not satisfied the minimum entry requirements as stipulated by the NBTE for admission into National Diploma Programmes run by the Polytechnic.

The minimum entry requirement for the admission to the Pre-ND programme shall be a minimum of FIVE PASSES including English and Mathematics and THREE other relevant subjects at WASC, SSCE, NECO, GCE (O’ Level), or NABTEB examination in not more than two sittings, or their recognized equivalents in the proposed course of study.

The structure of the Pre-ND Programme consists of formal lectures and practical/laboratory work (where applicable in relevant subjects) and one or more vocational courses relevant to the programme.

At present, students are admitted into either Pre-ND-(Science) or Pre-ND (Business). All admissions into the Pre-ND Programmes shall be through entrance examination to be conducted by the Polytechnic.

On successful completion of the Pre-ND Programme and scoring at least the cut-off point in JAMB UTME for that year, the candidate will be qualified for admission into any of the ND programmes of the institution.