The Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara (DESPO) cordially extends an invitation to all qualified and interested candidates for the Weekend National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes. This is an opportunity to pursue quality education at flexible timings, conducive to those who may be engaged in weekday commitments. The admission process for the 2023/2024 academic session is now open.
|🎓 Program||Weekend ND and HND Programmes, Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara (DESPO), 2023/2024|
|📚 Available Courses||Includes Accountancy, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, etc. for both ND and HND|
|📝 Entry Requirements||ND requires five O’Level subjects; HND requires ND + experience|
|💻 Application Method||Online at www.ogharapoly.edu.ng with a fee of N10,500|
|📁 Required Documents||Receipt for form, O’level credentials, local government certificate, birth certificate|
|✏️ Screening||Candidates will be screened on a later announced date|
|📅 Screening Date||To be announced|
|🔍 Additional Info||HND programmes have more course options than ND|
The Application Process: Stepping Stones to Success
Interested candidates are required to follow these steps to apply:
- Visit the official DESPO website, and click on ‘Weekend ND’ or ‘HND Application Form’.
- Proceed to make a non-refundable payment of Ten Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N10,500.00) for both ND and HND applications. Payment should be made online with a Verve or Master Debit Card (ATM Card).
- Carefully fill the online application form with the necessary details and submit.
- Print two copies of the online acknowledgement to conclude the registration.
Entry Requirements: Preparing for the Journey Ahead
Candidates should meet the following prerequisites:
- National Diploma Programme: Candidates should have credit passes in five O’Level subjects in relevant courses, including Mathematics and English Language. Qualifications can be obtained from WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB, and should not be in more than two sittings.
- Higher National Diploma Programme: Apart from the basic requirements for ND admission, candidates must have an ND from an NBTE-accredited Polytechnic. Candidates with a pass in ND should also have at least two years of post-qualification experience.
Courses Available: Choosing Your Path
A range of ND and HND courses are available, offering candidates a broad spectrum of choice to match their career aspirations:
- Accountancy (ND/HND)
- Banking and Finance (ND/HND)
- Business Administration and Management (ND/HND)
- Computer Science (ND/HND)
- Statistics (ND/HND)
- Computer Engineering Technology (ND/HND)
- Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology (ND/HND)
- Mechanical Engineering (ND/HND)
- Science Laboratory Technology (ND only)
- Mass Communication (ND only)
- Physics Electronics (HND only)
- Biochemistry (HND only)
- Chemistry (HND only)
- Chemistry/Biochemistry (HND only)
Screening: The Crucial Milestone
Applicants for the ND and HND programmes will be subjected to a screening exercise. The date for this crucial selection process will be announced at a later stage.
Completed Forms: Wrapping Up the Process
All completed forms should reach the Admissions office along with the following enclosed documents:
- Receipt for the form
- O’Level Credentials
- Certificate of Local Government of Origin
- Birth Certificate or sworn Declaration of Age
In conclusion, the Weekend ND and HND programmes at DESPO offer a unique opportunity for candidates seeking a flexible study schedule that fits around their other commitments. With a variety of courses and a comprehensive application process, DESPO continues to uphold its commitment to providing quality education. All aspiring candidates are encouraged to seize this opportunity and apply for the 2023/2024 academic session.