Colleges and Universities Offering Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering(Mechanical Engineering)
  • Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering
  • Course Category: Higher Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

  • The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ilaro  
    Course specialization options:

    (i) Production Engineering

    (ii) Automotive engineering

    Students taking a this Higher National Diploma in this discipline are trained to perform the following mechanical engineering functions:

    (i) Fabricating metal products using various techniques and processes

    (ii) Planing and carrying out installation, maintenance and repair of plant, machines and equipment

    (iii) Managing materials and human resources in the production industries at this level.

    (iv) Managing an automotive assembly plant, sales and service workshops/garage

    (v) Analyzing and testing the performance of an automotive, using relevant equipment

    (vi) Diagnosing fault in both the engine and other physical structure of an automobile and rectify them

    Course requirements

    (a) Applicants must possess a National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering obtained at not less than the Lower Credit level from the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro or from any other Polytechnic accredited for the programme, or its recognized equivalent plus a minimum of one year post qualification relevant industrial work experience.

    (b) The candidate should also request his or her institution to forward his or her official academic transcript under confidential cover to the Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.

    Class schedule: Day

    Mode of study: Full time

    Program duration: Four semesters
  • Osun State College of Technology Osun State College of Technology, Osun  
    Course requirements
    (i) Applicants must possess relevant National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
    from the Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke or any recognized Polytechnic of
    equivalent status plus at least one year post-ND Industrial work experience.

    (ii) In addition, applicants must satisfy all the requirements for admission into the relevant ND
    programmes of choice in the Faculty of Engineering, Osun State College of Technology, Esa
    Oke, which should include four (4) credit passes in GCE O’Level or SSCE of WAEC or
    NECO or NTC of NABTEB obtained in Mathematics, Physics and two (2) other relevant
    subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.

    In all cases, applicants must possess at least a Pass in English language.

    (iii) Applicants must also possess credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other one subject from: Biology, Agricultural
    Science, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics, Statistics, Basic Electricity, Auto Mechanic,
    Metalwork, Geography, Government, Economics, Commerce, Further Mathematics, Welding
    and Fabrication and Woodwork.

    Course duration: Two years
  • Ogun State Institute of Technology Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa  
    Course entry requirements
    (i) A minimum of Five (5) Credit Passes in SSCE/WAEC/NECO/NABTEB or GCE O’Level obtained in subjects relevant to the Course of Study at not more than two sittings.
    (ii) Graduates of Ogun State Institutes of Technology, Igbesa or Diploma Certificate from recognized polytechnics.
    - with a minimum of National Diploma Certificate not below LOWER CREDIT (i.e CGPA not less than 2.50)
    - with a minimum of One Calendar year Post National Diploma relevant Industrial Work Experiences (SIWES).
    (iii) National Diploma Certificate at PASS level plus 2- year post IT
  • The Federal Polytechnic,Bida The Federal Polytechnic,Bida, Bida  
    Areas of specialization:

    (a) Manufacturing Engineering

    (b) Plant Engineering

    Course requirements

    (i) The National Diploma (ND) in the relevant programme with minimum of Lower Credit in the field of interest and (5) Relevant Credits at SSCE, NTC, GCE, WAEC, NECO, NBC or NABTEB level.

    (ii) A minimum of one (1) year Post National Diploma (ND) cognate working experience (Industrial Training).

    Course duration: Two years

  • Delta State Polytechnic Ogwashi-Uku Delta State Polytechnic Ogwashi-Uku, Ogwashi-Uku  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A National Diploma (ND) with a minimum of Lower Credit in the Relevant discipline from a duly NBTE(National Board for Technical Education) accreditated Institution
    -Candidates with ND at Pass Level with a minimum of Two years Industrial Training in field of specialization.
    -At Least Five (5) credit Passes in SSCE (WAEC & NECO), GCE O/L, NABTEB or its equivalent in relevant subjects including English & Mathematics in not more than Two (2) sittings
  • The Petroleum Training Institute The Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun  
    Course entry requirements
    PTI Diploma or National Diploma (ND). Relevant to the applicant’s Higher National Diploma Programme with an overall grade of C of Lower credit and not less than one year post qualification cognate industrial work experience or minimum of pass grade with at least two years post-qualification cognate industrial work experience.
  • Auchi Polytechnic Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi  
    Duration: 2 years

    1. Production
    2. Power
  • Mbara Ozioma College of Technology Mbara Ozioma College of Technology, Ehime Mbano  
    - Five O’Level credit passes.
    - National Diploma
  • Plateau State Polytechnic Plateau State Polytechnic, Jos  
    -Power and Plant Option
    -Manufacturing Option
  • Kaduna Polytechnic Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna  
    (a) Plant
    (b) Production
  • Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Bauchi  
    Study options:
  • Yaba College of Technology Yaba College of Technology, Yaba  
  • Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina   
  • Ondo City Polytechnic Ondo City Polytechnic, Ondo  
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe Oghara Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe Oghara, Otefe  
  • Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic Bauchi Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic Bauchi, Bauchi  
  • Federal Polytechnic Nekede Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri  
  • Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori  

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