List of Diploma Programmes and their Entry Requirements

SN DIPLOMA PROGRAMME DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS HOSTING INSTITUTE/DEPARTMENT
1. Diploma in Computer Science 4 Semesters Five (5) 'O' level (WAEC/NECO) passes at Credit level in subjects which MUST include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two relevant subjects in Science and/or Social Science at not more than two sittings. Iya Abubakar Computer Centre (IACC)
2. Diploma in Computer System Engineering 4 Semesters Five (5) 'O' level (WAEC/NECO) passes at Credit level in subjects which MUST include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other two relevant subjects in Science and/or Social Science at not more than two sittings. Iya Abubakar Computer Centre (IACC)
3. Diploma in Election Administration
  1. 24 Calendar moths of four semesters.
  2. First and Second Semester for intensive teaching.
  3. Third and fourth semester for internship and project writing.
  1. Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent with four (4) credits including English Language.

  2. Matured students without the necessary academic qualifications may be considered, if sponsored by relevant organizations.
Social Science/Political Science
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4. Diploma in Adult and Community Development Education 4 Semesters Candidates for ACD MUST have any of the following:
  1. At least four (4) credit passes at SSCE/GCE 'O' level in subjects including English Language, OR

  2. Grade II Teachers' Certificate with at least merit passes in four (4) subjects including English Language.
Institute of Education
5. Diploma in Arabic Language Education 4 Semesters Candidates for ALE MUST have any of the following:
  1. Grade II Teachers' Certificate with at least four (4) merit passes in subjects including Arabic and English Language, OR

  2. S. I. S. Certificate with four (4) credit passes in subjects including Arabic and English Language, OR

  3. SSCE/GCE 'O' level with four (4) credit passes in subjects including Arabic and English Language.
Institute of Education
6. Diploma in Christian Religious Education 4 Semesters Candidates MUST have:
  1. At least four (4) credit passes in subjects including Christian Religious Studies and English Language or GCE, OR

  2. At least four (4) merit passes in Teachers' Grade II Certificate, including Christian Religious Studies and English Language.
Institute of Education
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SN DIPLOMA PROGRAMME DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS HOSTING INSTITUTE/DEPARTMENT
7. Diploma in Early Childhood Education 4 Semesters Candidates MUST have:
  1. At least four (4) credit passes in subjects including English Language or SSCE/GCE Certificate, OR

  2. At least four (4) merit passes in Teachers' Grade II Certificate, including English Language.

  3. Associate ship Certificate in Education (ACE).
Institute of Education
8. Diploma in Guidance and Counselling Education 4 Semesters Candidates MUST have:
  1. At least four (4) credit passes in subjects including English Language or SSCE/GCE Certificate, OR

  2. At least four (4) merit passes in Teachers' Grade II Certificate, including English Language.
Institute of Education
9. Diploma in Islamic Education 4 Semesters Candidates MUST possess any of the following:
  1. Grade II Teachers' Certificate with at least four (4) merit passes in subjects including Islamic Studies and English Language, OR

  2. S.I.S.C.E with at least four (4) credit passes in subjects including Islamic Studies and English Language, OR

  3. SSCE/GCE Certificate with four (4) credit passes in subjects including Islamic Studies and English Language.
Institute of Education
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10. Diploma in Integrated Science Education 4 Semesters Candidates for ISE MUST have:
  1. Credit in English Language and Mathematics.

  2. Grade II Teachers' Certificate with at least five (5) merit passes, OR

  3. SSCE/WASC/GCE 'O' level with at least five (5) credit passes.

  4. The Merit/Credit passes must include at least 3 of the basic science subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Health Science, General Science, Integrated Science.
Institute of Education
11. Diploma in Library and Information Science (LIS) 4 Semesters Applicants with any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the Diploma in Library and Information Science Programme:
  1. a) At least four credit passes at SSCE/GCE 'O' level in subjects including English Language and a minimum of pass in Mathematics obtained at not more than tow sittings, OR

  2. Grade II Teachers' Certificate with at least merit passes in four (4) subjects including English Language and a minimum of pass in Mathematics/Arithmetic.

Institute of Education
12. National Diploma in Animal Health and Production Technology 4 semesters Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. College of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Kaduna
13. National Diploma in Agricultiral Engineering Technology 4 semesters Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. College of Agriculture, Samaru
14. National Diploma in agricultural Technology 4 semesters Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. College of Agriculture, Samaru
15. National Diploma in Home and Rural Economics 4 semesters Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. College of Agriculture, Samaru
16. National Diploma in Glass Technology 4 semesters Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. Faculty of Environmental Design
17. National Diploma in Industrial Design 4 semesters Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. Faculty of Environmental Design
18. National Diploma in Mass Communication 4 semesters Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. Faculty of Social Sciences
19. Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Part-Time) 2 semesters Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. Institute of Education
20. Professional Diploma in Education (PDE) Part-Time 1 Year Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. Institute of Education
21. Diploma in Library and Information Science (Part-Time) 2 Contact Sessions Please contact the Institutes/Departments responsible for this programme. Institute of Education
22. Diploma in Accounting 2 Years Five O/level credits including Mathematics, English Language and Economics. Institute of Administration
23. Diploma in Banking 2 Years Five O/level credits including Mathematics, English Language and Economics. Institute of Administration
24. Diploma in Insurance 2 Years Five O/level credits including Mathematics, English Language and Economics. Institute of Administration
25. Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance 2 Years Five O/level credits including Mathematics, English Language and Economics. Institute of Administration
26. Diploma in Management 2 Years

Five O/level credits including English Language, Economics and Mathematics

Institute of Administration
27. Diploma in Law 2 Years Five O/level credits including English Language. Institute of Administration
28. Diploma in Shari'a and Civil Law 2 Years Five O/level credits including English Language and Islamic religious Studies or Arabic. Institute of Administration
29. Diploma in Public Administration 2 Years A minimum of five O/level credits including English Language, Economics and Government/History. Institute of Administration
30. Diploma in Local Government Studies 2 Years A minimum of four O/level credits including English Language. Institute of Administration

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