Civil Engineering

National Diploma Civil Engineering, ND (CVE)

Mode of study : Full-time/Part-time

Timetable : Day/Evening-Weekend

Duration : 4 Semesters (Full Time), 6 Semesters (Part Time)

2020/2021 Admission is in progress…

Entry requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the National Diploma Programme by direct entry:
i. S.S.S.C or its equivalent (Teachers Grade II, NTC, WASC, G.C.E, NECO) with passes at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, a Science subject (i.e. Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science), and one other subject. at not more than two sittings. In addition credit or ordinary pass in any of the following subjects will be an advantage: Wood Work, Metal Work, Auto-mechanics, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity, Technical Drawing, Fine Art;
ii. Four passes at credit level in relevant subjects as stated in (i) above obtained at the final examination of an NBTE recognised preliminary ND Programme offered in a Polytechnic or similar post-secondary technical institution provided that students admitted into the Pre-ND have a Pass in English Language.
JAMB Subjects are: 1. English Language, 2. Mathematics, 3. Physics, 4. Chemistry

The National Diploma Programme in Civil Engineering Technology is aimed at producing technicians for both the public and private sectors of the economy who can also be self-establishing and self-reliant. On the completion of this programme, the diplomat should be able to:

  • i. Function as a foreman on a construction site
  • ii. Supervise Civil Engineering processes
  • iii. Carry out necessary tests on Engineering materials
  • iv. Interpret Civil Engineering drawings
  • v. Interpret surveyor’s measurements
  • vi. Set out Civil Engineering project
  • vii. Carry out maintenance of Civil Engineering works.