ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

HND AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants 

  • SSSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Physics and Elective Mathematics or Technical Drawing and Chemistry, Metal Work, Auto Mechanics and Basic Electronics.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Physics, and Elective Mathematics or Technical Drawing and Chemistry, Metal Work, Auto Mechanics and Basic Electronics. The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE Applicants

    • At least five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes or five (5) GBCE passes including English Language, Mathematics and Technical Drawing and any Science subject,plus a minimum of  two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Engineering Science excluding General Paper.
  • Pre-HND and MVT & MET Applicants
    • Pre-HND Applicants with at least passes in each of the these three (3) subjects namely English, Language, Mathematics, and Science plus passes in all subjects at Intermediate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics, (MVM) Motor Vehicle Technician (MVT) or Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) levels or
  • MVT I, MET I Applicants
    • MVT I, MET I plus passes in SSCE/WASSCE/GCE O’ Level English Language, Mathematics and Science
  • Applicants from Technical Institutions
    • Passes in Mathematics, English Language and Integrated Science as well as passes in Elective courses (Auto Mechanic, Metal Work).
  • Ordinary Technician Diploma
    • OTD in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering
  • Motor Vehicle Technician
    • (MVT) or Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) Part II
  • Teacher’s Certificate.
    • Applicant must have Three-Year Post-Secondary Certificate or Four Year Certificate ‘A’ with a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience, plus four (4) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes which must include English Language, Mathematics and Technical Drawing plus any Science subject, Or
    • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics with any of the following Elective Mathematics, Physics, Technical Drawing, Chemistry, Metal Work, Auto Mechanics and Basic Electronics
    • Holder of Diploma in Education Certificates

Mature Applicants 

    • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application.
    • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by Koforidua Technical University.

HND CIVIL ENGINEERING

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants

  • SSSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Economics/ Geography.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Economics/ Geography. The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL Applicants

    • At least five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes or five (5) GBCE passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistryplus a minimum of  two (2) GCE ‘A’ levelpasses in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry excluding General Paper.
  • Pre-HND and Construction Technician Applicants
    • Pre-HND applicants with Construction background (i.e. a minimum of craft course plus at least a pass mark in each of the three (3) subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Science.
    • Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) Part I with passes in GCE O’ level/SSSCE/WASSCE English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
    • Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) Parts II with either fail in Site Surveying but pass in Measurement or vice versa may apply for consideration.
  • Teacher’s Certificate. 
    • Applicant must have Three-Year Post-Secondary Certificate or Four Year Certificate ‘A’ with a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience, plus four (4) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes which must include English Language, Mathematics and Technical Drawing plus any Science subjectOr
    • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics with any of the following Elective Mathematics, Physics, Technical Drawing, Chemistry, Metal Work, Auto Mechanics and Basic Electronics
    • Holder of Diploma in Education Certificates

Mature Applicants 

    • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application.
    • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by Koforidua Technical University.

HND ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants

  • SSSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics, Physics, Applied Electricity/Electronics, Engineering Science, Technical Drawing, Chemistry or Biology, Metal Work.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics, Physics, Applied Electricity/Electronics, Engineering Science, Technical Drawing, Chemistry or Biology, Metal Work.The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL Applicants

    • Applicants must have at least five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes or five (5) GBCE passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistryplus a minimum of  two (2) GCE ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry.
  • Pre-HND and Electrical Engineering Technician (EET) Applicants
    • Pre-HND applicants with background in Electrical Installation Certificate or Telecommunication plus at least passes in each of the three subjects namely NABPTEX English Language, Mathematics and Science or
    • Electrical Installation Certificate or Telecommunication Technician I plus passes in GCE O’ Level/SSSCE WASSCE English, Mathematics and Integrated Science
    • Applicants with EET II can also apply for consideration
  • Teacher’s Certificate. 
    • Applicant must have Three-Year Post-Secondary Certificate or Four Year Certificate ‘A’ with a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience, plus four (4) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes which must include English Language, Mathematics and Technical Drawing plus any Science subject Or
    • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English and Mathematics and Technical Drawing with any of the following Elective Mathematics, Physics, Technical Drawing, Chemistry, Metal Work, Auto Mechanics and Basic Electronics
    • Holder of Diploma in Education Certificates

Mature Applicants 

    • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application.
    • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by Koforidua Technical University.

HND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants

  • SSSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics and any two (2) of the following: Physics, Technical Drawing, Chemistry,  Metal Work, Auto Mechanics, and Basic Electronics.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics and any two (2) of the following: Physics, Technical Drawing, Chemistry,  Metal Work, Auto Mechanics, and Basic Electronics.The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL Applicants

    • Applicants must have at least five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and Technical Drawing and any science subject plusa minimum of  two (2) GCE ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Drawing or Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD).
    • At least Part II or III Technicians Certificate Holders in MET or MVT applicants
  • Pre-HND and MET & MVT Applicants
    • Pass at Pre-HND level with at least Intermediate or Craft Certificate in MVT or MET.
  • Teacher’s Certificate. 
    • Applicant must have Three-Year Post-Secondary Certificate or Four Year Certificate ‘A’ with a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience, plus four (4) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes which must include English Language, Mathematics and Technical Drawing plus any Science subject Or
    • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics with any of the following; Elective Mathematics, Physics, Technical Drawing, Chemistry, Metal Work, Auto Mechanics and Basic Electronics
    • Holders of Diploma in Education Certificates

Mature Applicants

    • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application.
    • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by Koforidua Technical University.

HND RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants

  • SSSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics and any two (2) of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Applied Electricity/Electronics or Technical Drawing.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics and any two (2) of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Applied Electricity/Electronics or Technical Drawing. The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL Applicants

    • Applicants must have at least five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or
  • Part I or Intermediate Holders of the following:
    • Electrical Electrician Technician (EET); Construction Technician Certificate, (CTC); Motor Vehicle Technician (MVT); and Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) with passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Scienc
  • Pre-HND and MET & MVT Applicants
    • Passes at Pre-HND level with any of the following backgrounds EET, CTC, MET, or MVT OR
    • Passes at Pre-HND Level plus at least an Intermediate Or Craft Certificate in any of the following; Mechanical Engineering, Construction or Automotive Engineering OR

Electrical Electrician Technician (EET) Part II or Part III OR

Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD) in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering

  • Teacher’s Certificate. 
    • Applicant must have Three-Year Post-Secondary Certificate or Four Year Certificate ‘A’ with a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience, plus four (4) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes which must include English Language, Mathematics and Technical Drawing plus any Science subject
      Or
    • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics with any of the following; Elective Mathematics, Physics, Technical Drawing, Chemistry, Metal Work, Auto Mechanics and Basic Electronics
    • Holders of Diploma in Education Certificates

Mature Applicants 

    • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application.
    • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by Koforidua Technical University.