Kano State Polytechnic: HND Courses and Requirements (2024)

Kano state Polytechnic (KANOPOLY) is a tertiary institution owned by the Kano state Government. This polytechnic was established in 1975 and it is located in the ancient city of Kano. It is one of the oldest in the country and has division created to foster smooth running and administration.


The Kano State Polytechnic has for some couples of years gotten one of the highest number of admissions in the Northern part of Nigeria in terms of student enrollment.

The school offers both ND and HND courses. This article focuses on the HND courses in the polytechnic. It also states the requirement for gaining admission into any HND programme at KANOPOLY.

Kano state Polytechnic: HND Requirements

Before one is offered admission into the Kano State Polytechnic, there are some requirements that must be met. These include having

  1. National Diploma (ND) certificate in which the applicant must have at least a lower credit (CGPA) of 2.50 in a relevant ND Programme.
  2. Aside the above, one is expected to also have a transcript from your ND programme (especially useful if applying into a different institution).
  3. The applicant is expected to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of supervised industrial experience and of course, 5 credit passes from O-Level. These 5 credits must be relevant to your course.

List of Kano State Polytechnic HND Courses

Just like any other polytechnic in the country, they don’t offer all courses. They are some they offer, they are others they don’t.

Before you apply make sure you check the list and be sure if your course of interest is available.

The courses on this list are fully accredited by The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE).

School of Technology

  • HND Art and Industrial Design
  • HND Art and Industrial Design (Ceramics)
  • HND Art and Industrial Design (Painting)
  • HND Art and Industrial Design (Graphics Design)
  • HND Art and Industrial Design (Textile Design)
  • HND Electrical and Electronics (Telecoms/Electronics)
  • HND Hospitality Management
  • HND Mechanical Engineering Technology (Plant/Power Option)
  • HND Printing Technology
  • HND Science Laboratory Technology (Chemistry)
  • HND Science Laboratory Technology (Biochemistry)
  • HND Science Laboratory Technology (Physics/Electronics)
  • HND Science Laboratory Technology (Biology/Microbiology)
  • HND Statistics
  • HND Textile Technology
  • HND Computer Science

School of Management Studies

  • HND Accountancy
  • HND Banking and Finance
  • HND Business Administration and Management
  • HND Cooperative Economics and Management
  • HND Marketing
  • HND Office Technology and Management
  • HND Public Administration
  • HND Purchasing and Supply

School of Rural Technology and Entrepreneurship Development

  • HND Business Administration and Management (SORTED-RANO)
  • Social Development
  • HND Local Government Studies
  • HND Community Dev. and Adult Education

School of Environmental Studies

  • HND Architectural Technology
  • HND Building Technology
  • HND Quantity Surveying

The list above is correct and updated as at June, 2024. If you cannot find your course, check the school website www.kanopoly.edu.ng and confirm if they have the course you want to study.

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Oluchi Chukwu

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