Nigeria Polytechnics has resulted to the founding of unregistered polytechnics which is the main reason this article
The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), decided to unleashes these 10 ranking Polytechic in Nigeria which covered 2018/2019 academic sessions is based on the assessment of 112 federal, state and private polytechnics in the country.
There are quite a number of good polytechnics in Nigeria. At least each State in Nigeria has one Polytechnic to its name. If you’re having a hard time deciding on which Polytechnic to apply to and you’re looking for top polytechnics in the country, then, this post should come in handy.
See The 10 Ranked polytechnics In Nigeria Below;
- Federal Polytechnic Auchi
Auchi polytechnic has produced many top Nigerian scientists, and the school has is a winner of several national competitions. Auchi Poly won the Polytechnic Expo in 2008, and in 2012 it came first in the best designs and fabrications. It was also awarded at the Minna exhibition for its crafts and woodworks.
The polytechnic was established in 1963 by the Edo State Government and in 1994, it was taken over by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Auchi Poly is regarded as the best polytechnic in Nigeria. It has seven schools which houses several departments.
- Yaba College of Technology
Yaba College of Technology, popularly known as YABATECH, was founded in 1947, and is Nigeria’s first higher educational institution. It is located in Yaba, Lagos. It has a student enrollment of over 16,000.
- Federal Polytechnic Nekede
The Federal Polytechnic, Nekede is located in Nekede town, close to Ihiagwa, Imo state. It was established in 1978 as a College of Technology before it became a Federal Polytechnic in 1993. The school is touted to have outstanding lecturers who mould young individuals into bright personalities.
The polytechnic consists of a School of Engineering Technology, School of Environmental design and Technology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Industrial and Applied Sciences, and School of Business Management Technology
The school places a great premium on innovative research and hands-on techniques. It offers National Diploma and Higher National Diploma courses at undergraduate levels.
- Lagos State Polytechnic
Lagos State Polytechnic is also known as LASPOTECH. It is owned by the Lagos State Government and it is situated in Ikeja, the Lagos State Capital. LASPOTECH has several schools to study at and they include Agriculture, Engineering, Management and Business Studies, Pure and Applied Sciences, etc.
- The Polytechnic, Ibadan
The Polytechnic, Ibadan is also known as POLYIBADAN. The main campus of this school is located just beside the University of Ibadan, UI. Both tertiary institutions actually share a common gate. POLYIBADAN had four other satellite campuses and they now stand on their own, having evolved into standalone polytechnics.
The polytechnic was originally created in 1970 as a successor to the Technical College, Ibadan. Since 1975 it has been operating on a faculty system.
- Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
This polytechnic has modern infrastructures which support students’ academic progress. It also has a modern library and a students’ office where students can find answers to questions regarding their academic lives. It is situated in Ilaro, Ogun State.
- Osun State Polytechnic
The Osun state polytechnic was second to Auchi polytechnic in the past but has lost that position now. Nevertheless, it is still rated high amongst others.
The institution is located in Iree, and was formerly a satellite campus of the polytechnic, Ibadan. It became an autonomous institution on the 12th of October 1992. It also has a daily part time program which it runs at its Koko campus.
The polytechnic has seven faculties which contains several departments from which one can choose a desired course of study- Information and Communication, Engineering, Financial Studies, Environmental Studies, Management Studies, Basic Sciences, and Sciences.
- Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo
The Imo state polytechnic was established in 1978 as Michael Okpara College of Agriculture. However, in 2007, it was elevated to the status of Polytechnic. It is located in Umuagwo, Ohaji/Egbema LGA, Imo State.
The polytechnic provides courses, training and research in all branches of Agriculture, Management Sciences, Engineering and Food Sciences. It is also certified to award National Diploma and Higher National Diploma certificates to its graduates.
It has a flexible academic schedule and students who can’t study full-time can opt to go to classes during the weekends.
- Federal Polytechnic, Oko
The federal polytechnic Oko has a rich academic atmosphere which is exciting and exhilarating at the same time. It was approved by the Anambra State Government as a College of Arts and Science in 1979 and was upgraded to a College of Arts, Science and Technology in June, 1980. It got approved as a federal polytechnic in 1993.
The polytechnic has a main campus at Oko and there are two other campuses at Ufuma and Atani. The school has a vibrant social life too. There are 8 schools from which to choose a course of study from.
- Kaduna Polytechnic
KADPOLY, this Polytechnic is located in Tudun Wanda LGA, Kaduna state. It was established in 1956. There are 5 colleges from which to choose a course of study. This includes the College of Business & Management Studies (CBMS), College of Environmental Studies (CES), College of Engineering (COE), College of Science and Technology (CST), and the College of Administrative Studies and Social Sciences (CASSS). It offers ND and HND undergraduate programs.