The cardinal principle upon which the Department of Architecture of the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri was founded is to impart knowledge and learning to men and women of all races without distinction on the grounds of race, religion or political belief.
The Department runs Programmes leading to the award of National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Architecture.
Entry Requirements (ND& HND)
(i) National Diploma
The admission into the ND Programme is through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) by theUnified Tertiary Matriculation
Examination UTME. The candidate will also be required to undergo a screening, aptitude test organized by the Polytechnic.
Entry Requirements for UTME Admission candidates include: G.C.EOrdinary Level or its equivalent with five credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, English Language and any two subjects from Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing/Fine Arts.
(ii) Higher National Diploma
The Admission into the HND Programme is through a screening, aptitude test organized by the Polytechnic. The general entry requirements for HND programme include:
(a) All therequirements for admission into the ND Programme as stated above.
(b) A minimum of lower credit pass (CGA 2.50 and above) in the cognate ND examination in Architectural Technology.
(c) A minimum of one year cognate work experience.
(d) A minimum of two years cognate experience for ND diplomats witha pass (CGPA of 2.00-2.49) in the ND examination