Affordable school fees: the average and
common tuition fee charged by most of the
polytechnic in Nigeria is less than N40,000.
As such, polytechnic have make education
affordable to all Nigerians Unlike the Varsity
that some of them charge above N90,000
Some of this varsity are
And many other university.
Quick certificate : within 2 years, you can
also be among the working class and some
have succeeded with their National diploma
You don’t have to study for 5 years before
you start earning salary with your certificate
and this has been very helpful, especially for
those who have financial issues.
Change of study and environment: Yes, this is
another benefit of polytechnic education.
You can decide to change your course of
study after your national diploma if there any
reason to do so.
Moreso, you can run a national diploma
programme in Lagos and continue your HND
in another polytechnic in any part of Nigeria.
You can also go further to study in the
university in any prefer state.
Easy admission: Easily as it sound,
polytechnic admission is less competitive.
There are some individual who have been
running after university for over 5 to 6 year
without any breakthrough.
Polytechnic have made admission easier, with
one or two trails, you will conquer the
problem of admission.
Job opportunity: presently now, some job are
design only for national diploma holder and
Hnd holder and as such, there will be lesser
competition for those with polytechnic
In some industry, there will be specification
that only Nd are needed for a particular
position which exclude BSC and HND degree
You should also remember that to be Hnd
result holder, you must have ND certificate
Equal Certificate: all things are been equal in
all polytechnic result have the same value
either private, northern, eastern or western
However the Varsity certificate are not equal
and federal university certificate is more
valuable and wanted to any varsity
Admission by Merits: Admission in some
university is by power, money, connection,
intelligence and many other factors.
You may have to pay a some of money
before you can be considered for admission in
However the polytechnic admission is by
merit, candidate that perform excellently will
be offered admission regardless of the course
and the school.