Colleges and Universities Offering Higher National Diploma in Computer Science in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Higher National Diploma in Computer Science(Computer Science)
  • Major Subject: Computer Science
  • Course Category: Higher Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Higher National Diploma in Computer Science

  • Osun State College of Technology Osun State College of Technology, Osun  
    Course requirements
    (i) Applicants must possess relevant National Diploma in the above discipline
    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
    programme of their choice in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, 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.

    Applicants must possess at least a pass in English language.


    (iii) In addition to general entry requirements, applicants must possess credit passes in two
    (2) other subjects from the following:
    (a) Chemistry

    (b) Statistics

    (c) Further Mathematics

    (d) Biology

    (e) Agricultural Science

    (f) Basic Electronics

    (g) Basic Electricity

    (h) Auto Mechanics

    (i) Metalwork

    (j) Woodwork

    (k) Economics

    (l) Geography

    (m) Technical Drawing.

    Course duration: Two years
  • Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, Plateau  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    a) Five (5) Credit level passes in SSCE/GCE or its equivalent in not more than two (2) sittings. The five (5) subjects must include English Language,
    Mathematics, a basic science from Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Agricultural Science and other subjects chosen from the following: Economic, Geography, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Typewriting and ICT/Computer Studies. A pass in Physics is compulsory for Computer Science, and relevant NTC/NBC and NVC trades.
    b) National Diploma in Computer Science or National Innovation Diploma in Networking & System Security or National Innovation Diploma in Computer Software Engineering with a minimum of lower credit.
    c) A minimum of one year post National Diploma cognate experience.
    d) In exceptional cases, National Diploma certificate holders with a pass but with two (2) or more years cognate experience may be considered.
    e) The candidate must be from National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) accredited programme.
    f) National Diploma JAMB Admission letter.

  • The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ilaro  
    After a successful period of study, graduates will be capable of performing the following tasks:

    (i) Detect technical faults in a computer installation

    (ii) Advise on the installation and management of computer facilities

    (iii) Design and run efficient programmes in a wide spectrum of fields, and in various languages

    (iv) Carry out routine maintenance of computer facilities

    (v) Install and manage a computer system


    Course requirements:

    (i) The applicant must possess the National Diploma in Computer Science 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 recognised equivalent plus a minimum of one [1] year post qualification relevant industrial work experience.

    (ii) 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.


    Mode of study: Full time


    Program duration: Four semesters
  • Ogun State Institute of Technology Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa  
    Course entry 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
  • Osun State Polytechnic Osun State Polytechnic, Iree  
    Course requirements

    Applicants are required to have scored a minimum of 5 Credits in O’ level GCE,SSCE of WAEC,SSCE of NECO or NTC of NABTEB obtained at not more than two sittings.
    Credits in Mathematics, English Language,Physics and any other two from the following:
    (i) Chemistry

    (ii) Biology/Agricultural Science

    (iii) Further Mathematics

    (iv) Statistics

    (v) ICT

    (vi) Economics/Commerce

    (vii) Geography.


    Program duration: Two years
  • Dorben Polytechnic Dorben Polytechnic, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements
    -Applicants must pass through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organized by JAMB. The cut off mark for the institution must have been made.
    -Candidates must have at least five credits in relevant SSCE/GCE 'O' level subjects.
    -Credits in Mathematics, Physics and any other three subjects from Economics, English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science,Geography, or Further Mathematics.
    -SIWES Completion Letter and National Diploma Result.
  • 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
  • Grace Polytechnic Grace Polytechnic, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements
    -At least five (5) relevant passes at credit level at not more than two sittings in SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB including English Language and Mathematics (Except where otherwise stated.)
    -National Diploma from recognized institutions
    -We accept Awaiting Result
    -JAMB-UTME score of at least 100 or candidate who is about to write JAMB-UTME

    Mode of study
    -Part time
    -Full time
  • Federal College of Agriculture Ishiagu Federal College of Agriculture Ishiagu, Ishiagu  
    Entry requirements
    (i) Credit in English, Mathematics and Physics with any other two subjects such as Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Economics, Geography.

    (ii) National Diploma Result, one year I.T or two years I.T. Report (for Students who graduated with pass in National Diploma).

    (iii) Transcript of National Diploma Result for Candidates who did their National Diploma in other Schools/Institutions.
  • Federal College of Agricultural Produce Technology, Kano Federal College of Agricultural Produce Technology, Kano, Kano  
    Entry requirements
    (i) Candidate must have a minimum of lower credit in a relevant National Diploma (ND) plus five O’level credits in relevant subject obtained at WASSCE / GCE / NECO / NABTEB.

    (ii) Candidates must also have one year Post National Diploma industrial experience.

    (iii) NCE holders can also apply for Higher National Diploma Programs.



    Program duration: Two years
  • Federal Cooperative College, Ibadan Federal Cooperative College, Ibadan, Ibadan  
    Course entry requirements
    -National Diploma in Computer Science and other related programmes with a minimum of Lower Credit level pass from accredited institution.
    -One year post ND cognate IT work experience and two years post ND cognate work experience for students with pass grade.
    -O'Level requirements of 5 credits passes at one sitting or at two sittings.

    Mode of study: Full time
  • The Federal Polytechnic,Bida The Federal Polytechnic,Bida, Bida  
    Entry requirements


    (i) The National Diploma in Computer Science 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 cognate working experience (Industrial Training).


    Course duration: Two years
  • Gboko Polytechnic Gboko Polytechnic, Gboko  
    Course entry requirements
    -At least five (5) relevant passes at credit level at not more than two sittings in SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB including English Language and Mathematics (Except where otherwise stated)
    -National Diploma from recognized institutions
    -Deficiency in entry qualification can be remedied while at the institution
    -JAMB score of at least 120
  • Benue State Polytechnic Benue State Polytechnic, Otukpo  
    Course entry requirements
    -A candidate must possess a good National Diploma (minimum of lower credit level) from a recognized polytechnic or college of technology.
    -National Diploma at pass level will be accepted only in exceptional circumstances.
    -Any certificate that the Academic Board deems sufficient would be acceptable.
  • Akwa Ibom State College of Science and Technology Akwa Ibom State College of Science and Technology, Akwa Ibom   
    Course entry requirements
    (i) Candidates who possess ND (National Diploma) from a recognised institution in relevant courses with a minimum of Lower Credit
    (ii) Candidates with Pass may also be considered

    Mode of study
    -Part time
    -Full time




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