KTU 2019/20 Admission Requirements

KTU 2019/20 Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES:

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN ACCOUNTING – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • Graduates of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting and students transferring from similar programmes run at other accredited/recognized institutions with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division OR
  • Applicants with Level II qualification of ICA-Gh and ACCA Foundation (F1 to F9) or CIMA Level II examinations. OR
  • HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in accounting related fields.

BTECH. IN PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • HND graduates in Purchasing and Supply, HND Building Technology and students transferring from similar programmes run at other accredited institutions with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division. Or
  • Applicants with Level 4 Foundation Diploma of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS-UK) qualifications or equivalent of Chartered Institute of Builders, UK may apply. Or
  • HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in procurement related fields.

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • Graduates of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship and Management Studies and students transferring from similar programmes run at other accredited/recognized institutions with minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division Or
  • Applicants with Private Secretaryship Certificate who have one (1) year working experience in secretarial field shall be admitted after passing a qualifying examination. Or
  • Applicants with level one (1) qualification of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) qualifying examinations. Such applicants (ICSA applicants) shall be admitted based on an entrance examination and interview performance. Or
  • Other HND graduates from other related fields of disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division with at least five (5) years working experience in Secretaryship related fields. Such applicants shall be admitted based on interview performance.

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN MARKETING – (18 MONTHS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • HND graduates in Marketing, and students transferring from similar/related programmes run at other accredited institutions with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division. Or
  • Applicants with professional Diploma from CIM (UK/Ghana) Or
  • HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in Marketing related fields.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

  • SSSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.
  • WASSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE Applicants

  • Five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes (including English Language and Mathematicsplus at least two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

APPLICANTS FROM TECHNICAL SCHOOLS (CERTIFICATE II APPLICANTS)

Applicants must have passes in three (3) subjects including English Language and Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects/trade courses.

  • DBS APPLICANTS Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics plus at least three (3) passes in relevant DBS subjects.
  • 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 three (3) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes in relevant elective subjects.

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 five (5) 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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HND SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES

SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

  • SSSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.
  • WASSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE Applicants

  • Five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes (including English Language and Mathematicsplus at least two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

DBS APPLICANTS

Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics plus at least three (3) passes in relevant DBS subjects.

DIPLOMA IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT (DOM)

  • Diploma in Office Management (DOM) organized by WAEC, plus four (4) GCE O’ level SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics
  • STENOGRAPHER CERTIFICATE
    • Holders of Stenographer certificate are eligible to apply
  • DIPLOMA FROM OTHER INSTITUTIONS
    • Holders of Diploma from recognized higher institutions are eligible to apply.

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-HND PROGRAMMES 

DBS–(Accounting/ Management/Marketing/Purchasing & Supply/ Entrepreneurship/ Secretarial Options)

  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes (including English and Mathematics) Or
  • Four (4) GCE O-Level passes (including English Language and Mathematics) Or
  • Four (4) GBCE (RSA II) passes (including English Language & Business Mathematics) Or
  • NACVET/NVTI Typist/ 2 or 3 passes in Stenographer Certificate (for Secretarial option

DBS–(Statistics and Information Technology Options)

  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes (including English, Mathematics plus elective Mathematics or PhysicsOr
  • Four (4) GCE O-Level passes (including English Language and Mathematics, additional Mathematics or Physics)

NB: ADMISSION OF DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS) GRADUATES TO LEVEL 200 OF THE HND PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

Applicants who hold Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) certificates with Distinction or Credit passes from any of the Ghana Education Service (GES) accredited institutions are eligible for admission to Level 200 to pursue any of the relevant Business/Science related programmes of study at the HND level. Similarly, applicants who hold DBS certificates with a minimum of pass (es) from any of the GES accredited institutions are eligible for admission to Level 100 to pursue any of the relevant business/science related programmes of study at the HND level.

The above requirements should be backed with at least four (4) WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

The University has re-introduced the following professional programmes to be run on WEEKENDS on the   main campus of the polytechnic.

AVAILABLE COURSES

  • ICA (Ghana) : – Levels I – III
  • ACCA (UK)  : – F I – P5
  • CIB (Ghana) : – Levels I – IV
  • CIPS (UK)     :- Levels I – VI

To qualify to write any of the professional examinations above, the candidate SHOULD first register as a student of an appropriate professional body.

Entry Requirements: The basic educational qualifications include:

  • PART I:

REGULAR ENTRY:

5 GCE ‘O’ Level credits or 5 RSA II or 5 GBCE or

5 WASSCE/SSSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics. PLUS any of the following:

  • 3 ‘A’ Level passes with at least a grade ‘D’ in one subject excluding General Paper Or
  • 3 RSA III Or LCCI III or 3 ABCE or DBS in relevant subject areas Or
  • HND in relevant subject areas Or
  • Post- Secondary Certificate Or
    • A very good first degree in a relevant subject area from a recognized tertiary institution Or
    • 6 Passes at WASSCE with at least aggregate 20 including English and Mathematics
    • A Masters degree in a relevant subject area from a recognized tertiary institution Or
    • 6 GBCE with at least aggregate 20 and including English and Mathematics
    • Mature Applicants should be 25years of age minimum and must possess the relevant basic academic qualification.

EXEMPTIONS

Exemptions may be granted in appropriate papers at Levels I &II to deserving applicants with relevant qualifications.

Study time: Friday 5.30pm – 8.30pm  Saturday 6.00am- 5.00pm Sunday 6.00am-2.00pm

Duration:     Four (4) months for every level


FACULTY OF ENGINEERING


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • HND Automotive Engineering, HND Mechanical Engineering (Plant and Production Options) with at least Second (2nd) Class Lower Division Or
  • KNUST Diploma plus a minimum of one (1) year post-Diploma relevant industrial experience in an automobile or related field.
  • City and Guilds of London Institute (Part III)
  • Motor Vehicle Technician Part III (MVT III)

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH.) IN CIVIL ENGINEERING –(2 YEARS   TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • HND graduates with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division in Civil Engineering or Building Technology. Or
  • Holders of Construction Technician Part III. Or
  • Holders of Construction Technician Part II (old scheme)

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING – (2   YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • Entry is limited to holders of at least Second (2nd) Class Lower Certificate in Higher National Diploma (HND) in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering or HND Mechanical Engineering (Production and Plant options) Or
  • HND in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Chemical Engineering. Equivalent entry requirements are the KNUST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/Physics.

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN TELECOM ENGINEERING – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • Graduates of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Computer Science and students transferring from similar programmes ran at other accredited/recognized institutions with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division. HND Computer Science certificate holders without appropriate course content in Electrical/Electronics technology in their programme will be required to do the requisite bridging courses. Or
  • Applicants with Diploma in Electrical and Electronic related courses from recognized institutions with a minimum of one (1) year industrial working experience. Or
  • Foreign students with qualifications equivalent to Ghana HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering certificate. Or
  • Holders of Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technician Part III

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING –(2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Plant or Production Options) with at least Second (2nd) Class Lower Division. Or

Other Recognized Diplomas

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician Part III (MET III)
  • KNUST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering plus a minimum of one (1) year post-Diploma relevant industrial experience in a Mechanical or related field.

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.

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.

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 Chemistry plus a minimum of  two (2) GCE ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry.
  • 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

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 plus a 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

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

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-HND PROGRAMMES

  1. Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) Part I
    • Five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Science
    • Technical option subjects; Engineering Craft, Intermediate General Engineering (GE), MECP
  •  MVM Motor Vehicle Technician (MVT) Part I
    • Five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Science
    • Technical Option subject: MVM, Intermediate General Engineering (GE)
  • Electrical Engineering Technician (EET) Part I
    • Five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Science and any two (2) of the following: Applied Electricity/Electronics, Physics, Mathematics
    • Electrical Installation Work Course C
    • Electrical Installation Work Course B or Electrical Installation Craft Practice
    • Telecommunication Technician (Part I)
    • General Engineering
    • Radio, Television and Electronics Mechanics

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN APPLIED STATISTICS (FINANCIAL STATISTICS OPTION) – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME) 

  • Applicants must have HND (First Class or Second Class Upper Division) in Statistics with a minimum of two years working experience. Applicants with Second Class Lower Division will have to attend and pass an interview.
  • Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

Applicants with Higher National Diploma (HND) in the following areas with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division are eligible to apply:

  • HND Computer Science
  • HND Electricals/Electronics
  • HND Computer Network Management
  • Also, applicants with Electrical Engineering Technician Part III (EET III) may also apply

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Applicants with Higher National Diploma (HND) in the following areas with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division are eligible to apply:

  • HND Information Technology
  • HND Computerized Accounting/Marketing/Statistics/Secretaryship
  • HND Computer Science
  • HND Computer Network Management
  • Other related qualification in Computer Science/Engineering

BTECH HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM (TOP-UP)

  • Higher National Diploma (HND) graduates of Hospitality Management or Tourism Management or Hotel Catering and Institutional Management and students transferring from similar programmes run at other tertiary institutions with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division may qualify to apply. Admission would be based on merits. OR
  • Other HND graduates with a qualification not lower than a 2nd Class Lower with a minimum of 3 years working experience in hospitality or tourism related field. OR
  • Other applicants with hospitality or tourism related courses in a managerial position with 5 years working experience may also apply.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

HND STATISTICS

SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

  • SSSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Physics or Elective Mathematics.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Physics or Elective Mathematics.

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 additional Mathematics or Physics plus a minimum of  two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

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 (5) years old at the time of application.
  • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by the Koforidua Technical University.

HND COMPUTER SCIENCE

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 or Elective Mathematics.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A1-D7) 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 or Elective Mathematics. 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 additional Mathematics or Physics plus a minimum of  two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

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 the Koforidua Technical University.

HND COMPUTER NETWORKING MANAGEMENT

SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

  • SSSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.
  • WASSCE Applicants: Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE Applicants 

Five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes (including English Language and Mathematicsplus at least two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

  • Applicants from Technical Schools (Certificate II Applicants) Applicants must have passes in three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects/trade courses.
  • DBS Applicants Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics plus at least three (3) passes in relevant DBS subjects.
  • 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 three (3) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes in relevant elective subjects.

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 five (5) years old at the time of application.
  • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by the Koforidua Technical University.

HND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

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 from:

  • Home Economics: Foods & Nutrition, Economics, Management in Living, General Knowledge in Art or French
  • General Arts: Geography, French, and Economics
  • Business: Accounting, Costing Business Management and Business Mathematics
  • Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics

WASSCE Applicants Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects from:

  • Home Economics: Foods & Nutrition, Economics, Management in Living, General Knowledge in Art or French
  • General Arts: Geography, French, and Economics
  • Business: Accounting, Costing Business Management and Business Mathematics
  • Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE.

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE/RSA/ A Level Applicants

At least five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes or five (5) GBCE passes including English Language, Mathematics plus a minimum of  two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

  • 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 three (3) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes which must include English Language and Mathematics.

Other Qualifications

  • Cookery 812/1 holders with aggregate 25 or 26 (including English and Mathematics) at the SSSCE/WASSCE or O’ Levels with at least 1 year industrial experience may be considered.
  • Professionals with Cookery 812/2 (706/2) and Pre-HND Holders
  • Applicants with Cookery 812/2 Certificate must have at least passes in English, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies at the SSSCE/WASSCE or GCE O’ Levels
  • Cookery 812/2 plus three passes in English, Mathematics and Integrated Science at the Pre-HND level.

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 FOOD TECHNOLOGY

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants

SSSCE Applicants

  • Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the following: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science.

WASSCE Applicants:

  • Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the following: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science.The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE
  • Pre-HND Applicants
    • Background in Laboratory Technician certificate plus at least passes in each of the three subjects namely; NABPTEX English language, Mathematics and Science.

Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ Applicants

  • Four-year Certificate ‘A’ or three-year Post-Secondary Certificate and Four GCE ‘O’ credit passes including English language, Mathematics and any science subject (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science etc.) OR
  • Holders of Diploma in Education certificate

Laboratory Technician Certificate:

  • Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) years relevant working experience and
  • Must pass a written examination in English Language, Mathematics and General knowledge conducted by Koforidua Technical University.

Mature Student

  • Applicants must have 5 GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE passes in relevant subjects including English, Mathematics, Integrated Science OR

HND POSTHARVEST TECHNOLOGY

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants

  • SSSCE Applicants Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, or alternatively must possess a minimum of D in General Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
  • WASSCE Applicants:
    Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, or alternatively must possess a minimum of D in General Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE
  • Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ Applicants: Four-year Certificate ‘A’ or three-year Post-Secondary Certificate and Four GCE ‘O’ credit passes including English language, Mathematics and any science subject (Physics, chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science etc.)
  • Diploma in General Agriculture
    • Holders of Diploma in General Agriculture may apply for considerationOR
    • HND graduates from Science, Engineering and Computer Science programmes who may want to switch from their programmes

 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 FASHION DESIGN AND TEXTILES

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants

  • SSSCE Applicants
    Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Clothing & Textiles, General Knowledge in Art (GKA), Textiles, Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Technical Drawing, Management in Living, French, Economics, Geography, Accounting, Physics, Biology, Elective Mathematics, Literature and all related subjects.
  • WASSCE Applicants Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects which must include Clothing & Textiles, General Knowledge in Art (GKA), Textiles, Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Technical Drawing, Management in Living, French, Economics, Geography, Accounting, Physics, Biology, Elective Mathematics, Literature and all related subjects.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 three other related subjects plus a minimum of  two (2) GCE ‘A’ level passes excluding General Paper.
  • Technical and Advanced Certificates Applicants
  • Technician or Advanced Certificate of GES or City and Guilds or Diploma Certificate from Any recognized Higher Institutions
  • Advanced Fashion Certificate from Technical Examinations Unit
  • Certificate II Fashion Certificate with three (3) passes in Core Subjects
  • 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 three (3) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes which must include English Language, Mathematics and Science OR One (1) year Diploma in Education

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-HND PROGRAMMES

Fashion Design and Textiles (Certificate II ) Programme – 2 years

  • Passes in SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/GCE O’ Level OR
  • NVTI Fashion Certificate Grade I OR Grade II or its equivalent OR
  • JHS graduates with knowledge and skills in Dressmaking

Advanced Fashion Design and Textiles Programme – 2 years

  • Holders of City and Guilds Certificate In Fashion and Design (Dressmaking and Textiles) OR
  • Intermediate Dressmaking/Fashion Certificate plus at least ONE (1) year relevant practical experience OR
  • Four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics, and any other Elective subjects plus basic knowledge and skills in Dressmaking OR
  • Four (4) passes in GCE O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics, plus knowledge in Dressmaking

Certificate II in Fashion Design and Textiles:-2-Years 

  • Passes in SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/’O’ Level subjects.
  • V.T.I Fashion Certificate Grade I or Grade II or equivalent.
  • JHS Graduates with knowledge and skills in Dressmaking

Catering Certificate II (formerly Cookery 812/1)- 2years

  • Passes in relevant SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/ GCE O-Level subjects.
  • NVTI Grade II or JHS Certificate with working experience.

COOKERY 812/2

  • Holders of Cookery 812/1

CISCO

  • Passes in English and Mathematics
  • Passes in WAEC,ABCE (IT), GBCE (IT)
  • Basic knowledge in computer application
  • Any higher qualification(s) than above

*The Technical Examinations Unit (TEU) has changed the titles of the Intermediate Fashion Design & Textiles and Cookery 812/1 to Certificate II in Fashion Design and Textiles and Catering Certificate II respectively and  students who will be successful in all the courses at their final examination shall qualify for direct admission  into relevant HND programmes. The duration is (2) years.


FACULTY OF BUILT AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT


ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMME

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN BUILDING TECHNOLOGY – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • HND graduates with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division in Building Technology or Civil Engineering. Or
  • Holders of Construction Technician Part III. Or
  • Holders of Construction Technician Part II (old scheme)
  • Holders of Construction Technician Part II (new) plus 5 years working experience. Applicants must pass an entrance examinations conducted by Koforidua Technical University.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

HND Building Technology

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 Physics/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) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics and Physics/Chemistry, Economics/Geography. The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE
  • GCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL Applicants Applicants must have at least five (5) GCE‘O’-Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) plus two (2) GCE A’ Level passes in any of the following subjects: Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography and Economics

Pre-HND and Construction Technician Course (CTC) Applicants

Pre-HND students with Construction background (i.e. a minimum of Craft Course) plus at least a pass mark in each of the three (3) subjects namely NABPTEX English Language, Mathematics and Science level with any of the following backgrounds EET, CTC, MET, or MVT

  • Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) Part I)
    • Holders of Construction Technician Certificate Part I with passes in GCE O’/SSSCE/WASSCE English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science
  • Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) Part I
    • Holders of Construction Technician (CTC) Part I with 3 years working experience. Applicants must pass an entrance examination conducted by Koforidua Technical University
  • Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) Part II
    • Holders of Construction Technician Certificate Part II with either a 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, 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 five (5) 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 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

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 any of the following: Elective Mathematics and Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Government and Economics.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) elective subjects which must include any of the following: Elective Mathematics and Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Government and Economics. The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE
  • GCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL Applicants
    • Applicants must have at least five (5) GCE‘O’-Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) plus two (2) GCE A’ Level passes in any of the following subjects: Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture Science and Geography.
  • 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 with any of the following: Or
    • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics with any of the following; Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Agric and Geography.

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) Part I

  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Technical Drawing.
  • Technical Construction option Subjects: Craft (B/C, C/J, P/D, and Plumbing) and Advanced (B/C, C/J, P/D, and Plumbing.)
  • Passes in General Course in Construction (GCC)

CTC II/MET II/MVT II/ EET II

  • Applicants should be holders of CTC I/MET I/MVT I/EET I

CTC III/MET III/MVT III/EET III

  • Applicants should be holders of CTC II/MET II/MVT II/EET II

FACULTY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

HND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY 

  • SSSCE Applicants
    • Passes in three (3) core subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) passes in the following: Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Elective Mathematics.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes in three (3) core subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) passes in the following: Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Elective Mathematic, The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE
  • GCE O’ AND A’ Level Applicants
    • Passes in five (5) GCE O’ Level Subjects including English Language, Mathematics and three (3) Science subjects, plus passes in two (2) A’ level Science subjects. A pass in General Paper is an added advantage.
  • Mature Applicants
    • Must be at least 25 years old with any legitimate documentary proof.
    • Must have relevant laboratory working experience (A letter from employer is required) with O’ Level OR SSSCE/ WASSCE PURE SCIENCEbackground as well as credits in English Language and Mathematics.
    • Must pass a selection interview

NB: The programme would be three (3) years (6 semesters) for Senior Secondary School graduates. Candidates with Medical Laboratory Technician Certificate will enter the second (2) year of the programme.

HND MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES

  • SSSCE Applicants
    • Passes in three (3) core subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) passes in the following: Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Elective Mathematics.
  • WASSCE Applicants
    • Passes in three (3) core subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) passes in the following: Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Elective Mathematics. The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE.
  • GCE O’ AND A’ Level Applicants
    • Passes in five (5) GCE O’ Level Subjects including English Language, Mathematics and three (3) Science subjects, plus passes in two (2) A’ level Science subjects. A pass in General Paper is an added advantage.

Mature Applicants

  • Must be at least 25 years old with any legitimate documentary proof.
  • Must have relevant laboratory working experience (A letter from employer is required) with O’ Level OR SSSCE/ WASSCE PURE SCIENCEbackground as well as credits in English Language and Mathematics.
  • Must pass a selection interview

INSTITUTE OF OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING


ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

  • Five (5) SSCE/WASSCE passes (Including English Language and Mathematics) or
  • Five (5) GCE O-Level passes (Including English Language and Mathematics) or
  • Five (5) GBCE (RSA II) passes (Including English Language and Mathematics) or
  • Mature 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. And must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by the Koforidua Technical University.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME IN SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES – 3 MONTHS (SATURDAYS ONLY)

Entry Requirement

(i)    Applicants with a minimum of Junior High School Certificate

(ii) Mature Applicants must be at least twenty-five (25) years old and must have relevant working experience.

Pre-HND/ACCESS PROGRAMME

The Pre-HND (Access Course) is opened to SSSCE/WASSCE HOLDERS WITH Science/Engineering background  who wish to pursue Higher National Diploma  in the under listed programmes. The National Board for Professional and Technicians Examinations (NABPTEX) has designed an access course for SSSCE/WASSCE holders who could not obtain the required grades for direct entry into Technical/Vocational Institute graduates into HND Programmes. NABPTEX will conduct a final external examination after which successful applicants shall proceed to enroll in the underlisted HND Programmes:

Programmes available are:

  • HND Automotive Engineering
  • HND Mechanical Engineering
  • HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • HND Renewable Energy Systems
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HNS Building Technology
  • HND Hospitality Management

Duration: One (1) academic year (i.e. Two (2) semesters of 16 weeks per semester.

Entry Requirements:

SSSCE/WASSCE Science and Technology Applicants

Applicants with SSCE/WASSCE Science and Technology backgrounds who hold the following qualifications are eligible for enrolment into the Access Course:

Passes in three (3) subjects comprising at least one (1) core subject (English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Social Studies) plus at least One (1) science elective subject (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics, Agriculture Science, Metal Works and any other Science related subject).

SSSCE/WASSCE (Science/Engineering background only) who could not obtain the grades required for direct entry of the above-stated HND programmes

  • Applicants must have a minimum of Craft Course OR
  • Applicants must have MET I, MVT I and EET I or its equivalent
  • Applicants to the Hospitality Management programme must have Cookery 812/2 OR its equivalent

SCHEDULING OF MATURE ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

All mature applicants entrance examinations will be held on Saturday, 27th July, 2019 at 8:00am at Koforidua Technical University main campus. Please come along with birth certificates.