Bida Poly ND Evening/Weekend Admission Form 2023/2024


Have you ever wondered about pursuing a tertiary education that is both flexible and career-oriented? The Federal Polytechnic in Bida offers National Diploma Programmes through its Directorate of Continuing Education, providing aspirants with an assortment of fields to choose from. Whether it’s the ever-dynamic world of business management, the rigours of engineering, or the explorative possibilities in applied sciences, this academic institution has set the stage for the 2023/2024 admission season. However, the clock is ticking; read on to discover essential deadlines, available courses, and admission requirements.

Federal Poly Bida ND Evening/Part-Time Admission Form

The Federal Polytechnic, Bida is pleased to inform the general populace, and especially those aspiring to advance their educational journey, about the commencement of the sale of admission forms. These forms are for our various Evening and Weekend National Diploma Programmes. All of these programmes are managed under the Directorate of Continuing Education (DCE).

Programmes 📋 National Diploma (ND & ND-II Special) and Certificate courses
Schools 🏫 Agriculture, Applied Sciences, Business, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Financial Studies, Information & Communication Technology
Requirements 📜 Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits including English and Maths; varies by programme
Duration ⏳ ND-II Special and Diploma in microfinance: 3 semesters in one year
Schedule 🗓 Weekends, Fridays and Saturdays for ND-II Special and microfinance
Admissions 💻 Online applications via Federal Poly Bida portal
Cost 💵 Application form fee is Ten Thousand Naira Only (₦10,000.00)
Deadline ⏰ Sales and submission end on 30th September 2023

What Does “ND-II Special” Mean?

The term “ND-II Special” signifies the process of upgrading from an Ordinary Diploma to a National Diploma. This is an opportunity to enhance your qualifications and expand your career prospects.

Dive into Diverse Fields: Courses on Offer

School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture and Landscape Design

School of Applied and Natural Sciences

  • Science Laboratory Technology
  • Leisure and Tourism Management
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Mathematics and Statistics

School of Business and Management

  • Business Administration and Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration

School of Engineering Technology

  • Agricultural Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

School of Environmental Studies

  • Architectural Technology
  • Building Technology
  • Estate Management and Valuation
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Surveying and Geo-informatics
  • Urban and Regional Planning

School of Financial Studies

  • Accountancy
  • Banking and Finance
  • Microfinance Management

School of Information and Communication Technology

  • Computer Science
  • Library and Information Science
  • Mass Communication
  • Office Technology and Management

Note: The Diploma/Certificate in Microfinance Management is available exclusively for weekend sessions.

Admission Eligibility: What You Need to Know

National Diploma (ND-II Special) Programmes

Candidates aspiring for ND-II Special Programmes should hold an ordinary diploma or its equivalent and obtain a minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits in relevant subjects, inclusive of English Language and Mathematics, in no more than two sittings.

National Diploma (ND) Programmes

For standard National Diploma courses, candidates must have secured at least five (5) O’ Level credits in the relevant subjects, including English and Maths, across no more than two sittings.

Special Microfinance Management Courses

  1. Diploma in Microfinance Management: Minimum of a Merit in a certificate in Microfinance Management, or five (5) O’ Level credits in relevant subjects.
  2. Certificate in Microfinance Management: At least four (4) O’ Level passes in relevant subjects are required.

Concessional Admission: Some candidates with fewer than five credits may be granted concessional admission. However, they must pass their O’ Level examinations before graduating.

Programme Duration

  1. National Diploma (ND-II Special) Weekend Programmes: These will span three semesters within a year.
  2. Microfinance Management Courses: Both Diploma and Certificate courses will be conducted over a year, with three and two semesters respectively.
  3. Weekend Classes: Lectures will be held on Fridays and Saturdays for weekend programmes.

How to Apply: Your Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Visit the official application portal
  2. Register as a new user with your personal email.
  3. Activate your account through the activation link sent to your email.
  4. Log in using your activated email and password.
  5. Select the application form for the 2023/2024 academic session.
  6. Click the “Proceed to Pay Online” button.
  7. Follow the Remita payment process.
  8. Take note of your transaction reference number.
  9. Choose your card type for payment.
  10. Confirm successful payment and proceed to fill out your application form.
  11. Print your application immediately upon submission.

Important: Your ability to print the application form depends on successful payment. Application forms cost Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00).

Application Deadline

The closing date for the sale and submission of completed online forms is 30th September 2023.

For Further Inquiries

Please Contact: 08069793098, 09044676040

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