PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
TWO-YEAR NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (FULL-TIME)
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Civil Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology
Agricultural Engineering Technology
SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
SCHOOL OF FOOD TECHNOLOGY
Admission into all the National Diploma programs above shall be handled by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) through the polytechnic and College of Education (PCE) JAMB Examinations.
ONE-YEAR PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME IN:
The programs are for applicant who have deficiencies in their basic Science subjects to enable them qualify for direct admission into the National Diploma (N.D.) programs of the Institution.
The minimum entry requirement for Engineering is as follows:
Candidate should possess at least, S.75 Certificates, plus a Federal Craft Certificate obtained after a full-time course in an approved Technical College or its equivalent in any relevant Craft in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering plus one year post-qualification on-the-job experience.
Candidates who do not have Federal Craft Certificates but possess passes at WASC/GCE (O/L)SSC in the following subjects.
Pre-ND Agricultural Engineering Technology program:
Pre-ND Civil, mechanical and Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology Programs:
English language; Mathematic or physics and Chemistry.
For all the programs, the pass in either Mathematics or Physics must be at Credit level.
Pre-ND Land Surveying
Candidates are required to possess passes at WASC/GCE (O/L) SSC in four subjects, two of which must be Mathematics and Physics, and other two from the following subjects:
The candidates must in addition have at least a pass in English language.
For the two preliminary programs, candidates are expected to pass the concessional entrance examinations.
PART-TIME NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES
THREE-YEAR PART-TIME NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN:
The minimum entry requirement for the programs Accountancy and Business Administration and Management is WASC/GCE(O/L)SSC or its equivalent with credits in English Language and Mathematics and two other subjects from the following:
The minimum entry requirements are as follows:
WASC, GCE, ‘O LEVEL, SSCE or their equivalents with 4 credits including English Language, (Literature in English or oral English are not acceptable in place of English Language obtained at not more than two sittings.
Grade II Teachers Certificate with 4 credits including English Language, OR
The R.S.A/WAEC Business Studies Certificate State II in Shorthand, Typewriting, English and other subjects t not more than two sittings OR
The National Commercial Certificate (NCC) with credit passes in four relevant subjects. (Passes in mathematics and science subjects are also required in addition to any of the requirements listed.
TWO-YEAR – PART-TIME – CONFIDENTIAL SECRETARY IV PROGRAMME
The minimum entry requirement is a minimum of four passes of WASC/GCE/SSCE, two of which must be at credit level. The credit passes must include English Language or stage II R..S.A English or equivalent.
ONE-YEAR PART-TIME PROGRAMME IN CONFIDENTIAL SECRETARY III AND IN CONFIDENTIAL SECRETARY II
The minimum entry requirement for Confidential Secretary III program is the possession of Confidential Secretary IV Certificate of the equivalent professional speed in typewriting and shorthand. In addition, candidates must possess the Pre-CS IV academic qualifications.
The minimum entry requirement for Confidential Secretary II Program is the possession of Confidential Secretary III Certificate or passing the equivalent professional speed in typewriting and shorthand. In addition, candidates must possess the pre-CS III academic qualifications and a
FULL-TIME HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES.
Candidates for Higher National Diploma Programs musty be holders of the Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo, National Diploma (ND) or of any other Polytechnic or College of Technology (ND) recognized by the Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo obtained at the Distinction or Credit level plus one year-post-ND practical experience. In addition, candidates form other Institutions should have the relevant entry qualifications for ND Programs at the Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo.
PART-TIME HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES:
DURATION 3 YEARS (FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS)
School of Business Studies.
Holders of National Diploma of Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo in relevant course or from any recognized polytechnic with a minimum of lower credit and at least one year post-qualification experience.
Holders of Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo in relevant course with a pass and 2 years post-qualification practical experience.
Applicant with foundation of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria plus asic entry requirement to N.D. (for Accountancy).
Holders of National Diploma in Accountancy, Marketing, Cooperative Studies, purchasing and supply with related course would be considered for HND in Business. Administration and Management.
Candidates who are currently on employment will be required to show evidence from their employers.
PROFESSIONAL COURSES IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES
Applicant for Certificate in management Studies should be:
serving officers of at least Clerical Officer and Assistant Executive Officers’ grades in the public service with at least two years experience
Minimum of WASC/SSC attempted certificate or equivalent is absolutely essential.Applicant for
Applicants for Diploma in Management Studies with options in Financial Management and public Administration should be:
A member of the General Executive Officer Cadre in Ondo State Civil Service or any other corporate body and should have at least reached the grade of Higher Executive Officer.
In addition, candidates are required to possess and of the following academic qualifications.
WASC/GCE (O/L)SSC, with at least fie papers two of which must be at credit level.
General Certificate of Education at the advanced level.
Certificate in Management Studies of Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo or its equivalent.
NOTE: The officers have to be sponsored and the letter of sponsorship should be submitted along with the applicant form. Any application without the sponsors’ letter shall not be processed.
Each candidate should indicate his choice in the following two options.
PROGRAMME EVALUATION SYSTEM
All diploma programs in Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo, are run on the UNIT COURSE basis, The Unit Course in prescribed section of teaching and study, each of which is separately examined/assessed.
To provide greater flexibility (through a wider variety of combinations of approved courses) in order to accommodate:
Varying students pre-entry backgrounds through the provision of special remedial courses or bridge courses.
Varying students’ interests and occupational objectives by means of allowing the selection of options in the advanced stages of a program of study as well as allowing the selection of electives within the ancillary courses.
Transfer from one school or type of program to another without “loss” or “penalty” (including transfer from part-time programs to full-time programs and vice versa.
To provide for full-time students’ progress by means of:
Individual progression at rates reasonably adjusted to individual abilities, as all students are not required to take the same number of courses at the same time.
Avoidance of package repetition of instructional components earlier assessed as passed in order to improve performance in the instructional components, earlier assessed as failed. Majority of the courses are to be self contained so as to have the specification of a minimum number of prerequisites in the instructional program structure, (more than a third of the first year work of a two-year program should be prerequisites for the second year work).
To provide consistency in work loads by enabling more precise specification of different required components (i.e Core courses ancillary courses) of various instructional programs.
To provide for inter-departmental and inter-disciplinary collaboration in curriculum planning, formulation and continual review which also minimizes duplication. To facilitate the introduction of new instructional programs without necessarily creating new departments.