Koforidua Technical University Admission Requirements 2018/2019

Koforidua Technical University Admission Requirements 2018/2019,


The following are the necessary entry requirements for admission into Koforidua Technical University for the 2018/2019 academic year.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

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

i. 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 plus at least one (1) year working experience. OR
ii. Applicants with Level II qualification of ICA-Gh and ACCA Foundation (F1 to F9) or CIMA Level II examinations. OR
iii. HND Graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above but have worked in relevant fields for at least one (1) year may apply. Such applicants will be admitted based on interview performance. OR
iv. HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in accounting related fields.

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

i. 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 plus at least one (1) year working experience. Or

ii. 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
iii. HND graduates with passes lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement indicated above but have worked in relevant fields for at least one (1) year may apply. Such applicants will be admitted based on interview performance. Or
iv. 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.

 

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

i. 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 plus at least one (1) year relevant post qualification experience in the relevant field. Or
ii. Applicants with Private Secretaryship Certificate who have one (1) year working experience in secretarial field shall be admitted after passing a qualifying examination. Or
iii. 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
iv. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above but have worked in relevant fields for at least two (2) years may apply. Such applicants will be admitted based on interview performance. Or
v. Other HND graduates from other related fields of disciplines with a qualification 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.

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

i. 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 plus at least one (1) year working experience. Or

ii. Applicants with professional Diploma from CIM (UK/Ghana) Or

iii. HND graduates with passes lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement indicated above but have worked in relevant fields for at least one (1) year may apply. Such applicants will be admitted based on interview performance. Or

iv. 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.

 

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

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

iv. Motor Vehicle Technician Part III (MVT III)

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

i. HND graduates with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division in Building Technology or Civil Engineering. Or
ii. HND Graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the University. Or
iii. Holders of Construction Technician Part III. Or
iv. Holders of Construction Technician Part II (old scheme)

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

i. HND graduates with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division in Civil Engineering or Building Technology. Or
ii. HND Graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the University. Or
iii. Holders of Construction Technician Part III. Or
iv. Holders of Construction Technician Part II (old scheme)

 

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

i. 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
ii. HND in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Chemical Engineering. Equivalent entry requirements are the KNUST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/Physics. In addition, applicants must have at least one (1) year relevant industrial experience in an energy related field.

 

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

i. 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 plus at least one (1) year working/industrial experience. 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
ii. Applicants with Diploma in Electrical and Electronic related courses from recognized institutions with a minimum of one (1) year industrial working experience. Or
iii. Foreign students with qualifications equivalent to Ghana HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering certificate. Or
iv. Holders of Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technician Part III


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

i. HND Mechanical Engineering (Plant or Production Options) with at least Second (2nd) Class Lower Division plus a minimum of One (1) year post-HND relevant industrial experience in a Mechanical or related field. Or
ii. HND Graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the University.
Other Recognized Diplomas

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

 

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

i. 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.
ii. Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered.

 

(XII) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

i. Applicants with Higher National Diploma (HND) in the following areas with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division are eligible to apply:
a) HND Computer Science
b) HND Electricals/Electronics
c) HND Computer Network Management

ii. Also, applicants with Electrical Engineering Technician Part III (EET III) may also apply

 

(XIII) 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:
a) HND Information Technology
b) HND Computerized Accounting/Marketing/Statistics/Secretaryship
c) HND Computer Science
d) HND Computer Network Management
e) Other related qualification in Computer Science/Engineering

 

(XIV)  BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT (2 Year Top-Up)

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Other applicants with hospitality or tourism related courses in a managerial position with 5 years working experience may also apply.

 

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HND PROGRAMMES

i. SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

• SSSCE Candidates: 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 Candidates: Passes (A-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.

ii. GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE APPLICANTS

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

iii. 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.

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

v. 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.

vi. 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.

NB:

*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. (Science background)

 

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.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

1. 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)

2. DBS–(Statistics and Information Technology Options)

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

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


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


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