Auchi Poly: Courses,Departments,Screening,Requirement,Contact & Quick Facts

Auchi Polytechnic is one of the first four Polytechnics
founded in Nigeria. The Polytechnic is a Federal Polytechnic that is located in Auchi, Edo State,Nigeria.

The polytechnic has the capacity to admit up to 10,000 students in different departments.
The polytechnic was founded in 1963 and hence is one of the oldest tertiary institution for learning in Nigeria. Auchi Poly's motto is Hands & Brain for Development.
Back in 1963,it was given to the Midwestern Region by the British government as a gift,before it metamorphosed to a polytechnic it was a once a technical college.

Currently the federal government has plans to convert Auchi Polytechnic to a University. This post contain some quick facts about Auchi Polytechnic such as the Courses,Departments,Screening,Requirement and Contact details of the school.

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Auchi Poly Degree Programmes

Auchi Polytechnic also award university degrees through what is called the Auchi Poly Degree Programme.

The Auchi Poly Degree Programme enables students to bag a degree through Auchi poly's affiliation arrangement with the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka which is approved by the National Universities Commission(NUC).

This degree program is divide into the evening and morning programs.

Auchi Poly Undergraduate Admission

Auchi Poly offer admission to students into different departments and also offer several courses. Usually the general requirements for departments in Auchi Poly is credit pass in 
major O'level subjects such as Mathematics,English,and any other required subject at one or two sittings.

The departments in Auchi Poly are:-
  • Department of Estate Management
  • School of Engineering
  • Department of Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)
  • Department of Hospitality
  • Department of Food Technology
  • Department of Mass Communication
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Office Management Technology
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Accountancy
  • Department of Banking and Finance
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Public Administration
  • Department of Marketing

Courses Offered In Auchi Poly:
  • Fashion and clothing Technology
  • General Arts and Industrial Design
  • Photography Technology
  • Building Technology
  • Surveying & Geoinformatics
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Architectural Technology
  • Estate Management and Valuation
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Office Technology and management
  • Computer Science
  • Statistics

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  • Polymer Technology
  • Science Laboratory Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Ceramics Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Minerals and Petroleum Resources Engineering Technology
  • Agricultural Engineering Technology
  • Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology
  • Chemical Engineering Technology
  • Mass Communication
  • Hospitality Management
  • Business Administration
  • Accountancy
  • Banking and Finance
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration

Auch Poly Screening & Cut Off Mark

Prospective students that score more than 160 in Jamb will be required to undergo a screening test (post utme),the date for the test will be announced by the polytechnic.

Candidate's credentials will also be screened on the day of the screening test,credentials to be screened include JAMB scores and SSCE result.

Auchi Poly Courses & Screening Cut Of Marks
  • Office Technology and management – 150
  • Computer Science – 180
  • Statistics – 150
  • Polymer Technology – 150
  • Science Laboratory Technology – 180
  • Food Technology – 150
  • Ceramics Technology – 150
  • Hospitality Management – 150 and above
  • Business Administration – 180
  • Fashion and clothing Technology – 100
  • General Arts and Industrial Design – 120
  • Photography Technology – 100
  • Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology – 150
  • Chemical Engineering Technology – 150
  • Mass Communication – 180

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  • Accountancy – 180
  • Banking and Finance – 160
  • Marketing -160
  • Public Administration – 160
  • Building Technology – 150
  • Surveying & Geoinformatics – 150
  • Quantity Surveying – 150
  • Architectural Technology – 150
  • Estate Management and Valuation – 150
  • Urban and Regional Planning – 150
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology – 180
  • Mechanical Engineering – 180
  • Civil Engineering – 180
  • Minerals and Petroleum Resources Engineering Technology – 150
  • Agricultural Engineering Technology – 150

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After the screening exercise an admission list will be release by the school.
Successful candidates will be required to accept the admission offer and present some documents which include:-
  • Statements of Results/Certificates.
  • Birth Certification/Age Declaration.
  • A letter of good conduct from the students Village Head or a civil servant not below Grade Level 10 or equivalent in the private sector.
  • Certificate of Local Government of origin
  • Notification of admission status slip
The candidate might be required to produce more supporting documents.

Prospective students can get first hand information by visiting the admission unit of Auchi Poly which is located at Benin – Okene Road,P.M.B 13,Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria or by calling +2348069035625.

Emails can be sent to
More information can be found at the school's official website which is