Bolgatanga Polytechnic Admission Requirements

Bolgatanga Polytechnic Admission Requirements

 FULL-TIME TERTIARY PROGRAMMES:

  1. A.     BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN ACCOUNTING WITH COMPUTING (IN COLLABORATION WITH KUMASI POLYTECHNIC) (EVENING SCHOOL)
  2. B.     HND PROGRAMMES:
  3. HND Accountancy
  4. HND Agricultural Engineering
  5. HND Civil Engineering
  6. HND General (Ecological) Agriculture
  7. HND Hotel Catering and Institutional Management
  8. HND Marketing
  9. HND Secretaryship and  Management Studies
  10. HND Statistics
  11. HND Procurement and Logistics Management
  12. HND Building Technology
  13. HND Industrial Art (with options in Graphic Design, Fashion and Design, Leather Work, Ceramics, Sculpture and Painting & Decoration)

PART-TIME TERTIARY PROGRAMME

  1. HND Accountancy
  2. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies
  3. HND Procurement and Logistics Management
  4. HND Marketing

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Tertiary Programmes

A.  Bachelor of Technology in Accounting with Computing

a)  Holders of HND Accountancy Certificate with a minimum of two (2) years working experience or

b)  ACCA and ICA holders with passes in seven (7) or more subjects.

B.  HND Programmes

a)     DIRECT APPLICANTS

i.  SSSCE/WASSCE/ABCE/GBCE APPLICANTS

SSSCE/WASSCE/ABCE/GBCE Certificates with credits in five subjects comprising three (3) core subjects (English, Mathematics, and Science/Social Studies) plus two (2) relevant elective subjects.  The aggregate of the five subjects should not exceed twenty (20) for SSSCE applicants and thirty (30) for WASSCE applicants.

ii.  TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL/BUSINESS/COMMERCIAL CERTIFICATE APPLICANTS

Diploma in Business Studies (DBS), Diploma in Computerized Accounting (DCA), Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting (DBTA), Diploma in Business Administration (DBA).

RSA II/III, MET I/II, MVT I/II, EET I/II, GCC/CTC I/II or CTC I & II, OTDF Certificate, Advanced B/C Craft Certificate, Institutional Management or City & Guilds Part I & II (812/1, 812/2) or Stenographer Certificate plus four SSSCE/WASSCE credits including English Language and Mathematics.

iii.  GCE ‘A’ Level Applicants

Five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level Credits (including English Language and Mathematics) or its equivalent plus two (2) ‘A’ Level passes excluding General Paper.

iv.  Teacher Applicants (Four-Year Cert. ‘A’ or Post-Sec. Teachers’ Certificate)

1.   ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES (APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE SCIENCE BACKGROUND);

  •   Civil Engineering
  •   Agricultural Engineering
  •   Building Technology

Five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English and Mathematics and two (2) Science subjects or five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics and two (2) elective science subjects

2.   BUSINESS PROGRAMMES;

  •   Accountancy
  •   Marketing
  •   Secretaryship and Management Studies
  •   Procurement and Logistics Management

Five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics or five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

3.  SCIENCE PROGRAMMES;

  •   Hotel, Catering And Institutional Management Programme
  •   Statistics
  •   Industrial Art
  •   Ecological Agric.

Five (5) GCE ‘O’ level credits including English Language, Science and Mathematics or five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English and Mathematics.

b). MATURE APPLICANTS

  1. Must be 25 years old and above and should enclose a Birth Certificate/Baptismal Card.
  2. Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ working experience (letter from the employer is required) and
  3. Pass a written Examination and an interview conducted by Bolgatanga Polytechnic.
  4. Must have at least four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE/ABCE/GBCE passes or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics

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ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR MATURE CANDIDATES

Entrance Examinations for mature candidates would be communicated to qualified applicants. All candidates MUST pass the entrance examination in Mathematics and English Language.

B. NON-TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

a)  DIPLOMA IN BANKING TECHNOLOGY & ACCOUNTING (EVENING SCHOOL). DURATION OF COURSE

The total duration for the Diploma in Accounting & Banking Technology is two years    (Four Semesters). All Students who pass all courses with a CGPA of at least 1.5 at the end of the second year qualify to be awarded a Diploma in Banking Technology.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  •   SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

Five Passes including English and Core Mathematics

  •   O’LEVEL/GBCE/‘A’LEVEL/ABCE APPLICANTS 
  •   Five passes including English Language and Mathematics

MATURE APPLICANT

i.  Must be 25 years and above

ii. Must provide documentary evidence of relevant work experience

iii. Must pass a Departmental examination and interview

b)     DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DBA) (EVENING SCHOOL)DURATION OF PROGRAMME

Two years (4 Semesters)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • SSSCE aggregate 24 or better with passes in English Language and Mathematics
  • WASSCE aggregate 36 or better with passes in English Language and Mathematics.
  • General Business Certificate Examination (formerly RSA II) with passes in English Language and Mathematics.

MATURE APPLICANTS

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