State Polytechnic

A Guide to Studying at Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro

Delta State Polytechnic is a state-owned and managed institution of higher learning situated in Delta State. The Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, was founded by a law passed by the Delta State Government on November 12, 2002, during the administration of His Excellency, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, the then-Governor of Delta State.

The Polytechnic is one of four (4) tertiary institutions founded by the State Government at the same time in order to meet the needs of Deltans for quality education that was not entirely satisfied by institutions owned by the Federal and State Governments.

The Delta State Higher Education Project (DSHEP) was established in collaboration with the University of Westminster, London, to operate the three polytechnics and College of Physical Education. This structure was made to help the institutions grow more quickly.

Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro has a long history of providing a value-based curriculum to prepare students for changing challenges in order to meet the needs of the new millennium. The institution offers National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes in courses ranging from Science and Technology to Engineering and Environmental Studies and Agriculture.

Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro Courses

Some of the courses offered in Delta State Polytechnic include:

Civil Engineering Technology

Hospitality Management

Business Administration and Management

Mass Communication

Science Laboratory Technology

Banking and Finance

Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology

Chemical Engineering

Quantity Surveying


Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro Post UTME

Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, invites qualified candidates to apply for admission into various programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.

To be eligible for the Post UTME screening, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Candidates must have chosen the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, as their first or second institution choice.
  • Candidates who did not choose the institution as their first choice but met the cut off mark should seek a change of institution with JAMB.
  • Candidates should score a minimum of 140 in the 2020 UTME.
  • Candidates must possess a minimum of five credit passes in relevant subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) at O’ Level. It should be obtained at not more than two sittings.

To apply for the Post UTME form, candidates should follow the steps below:

  • The screening attracts a fee of two thousand naira. All interested applicants can go to and select Online Application, then Start a New Application.
  • Fill in your personal information and choose your preferred program type, school, department, and program for both your first and second choices.
  • To pay your application fee with a Verve or Master Card InterSwitch compatible card, choose “Pay With Card.”
  • Following successful payment, an Application Number will be generated, and a Reference Number will be sent to the designated “Email Address.” (For more information, please see the Online Information Guide.)
  • Candidates must submit the following documents for online screening: A photocopy of the UTME result slip, Declaration of Age or Birth Certificate, one copy of a recent passport photograph, Local Government of Origin certificate, and O’ Level result(s).

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Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro School Fees


ND I: N54,600 (School of Business Studies); Others: N55,600

ND II: N38,000

HND I: N55,600

HND II: N36,000


ND I: N77,300 (School of Business); Others: N79,300

ND II: N47,700

HND I: N79,300

HND II: N44,200

Regular Two Programmes

ND I: N68,600

ND II: N48,850

Weekend Programmes

ND I: N68,600

ND II: 55,850

ND III: N48,850

HND I: 68,600

HND II: N55,850

HND III: N48,850

Bank charges and processing fees cost N1,300.

Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro News

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Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro Cut Off Mark

Delta State Polytechnic cut off mark is 140. This means that for candidates to be eligible for the Post UTME screening and qualified for admission, they must score a minimum of 140 in the 2020 UTME.

Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro Recruitment

For information about recruitment, visit the official website:

Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro Resumption Date

Delta State Polytechnic resumed academic activities on the 15th of February, 2021. This is in accordance with the academic calendar released by the management of the school.

Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro HND Form

Delta State Polytechnic invites suitable candidates seeking admission into the Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.

To be considered for admission, candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Candidates must possess a National Diploma (ND) from the Polytechnic with a minimum of lower credit or equivalent qualifications from other related institutions whose courses have earned NBTE Accreditation.
  • Only ND in Business Administration or Marketing is acceptable for HND Business Administration & Management.
  • Qualifications also suitable include HND Computer Science, ND Computer Science, Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with a major in Computer Education, not below merit level grade, and CPEI of Computer Professionals of Nigeria (CPN) with at least lower credit grade.
  • Candidates must also meet the Matriculation criteria for the National Diploma Program at Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro. They must have a minimum of one year of industrial experience since receiving their Post-National Diploma (ND).
  • Along with the application for the Higher National Diploma entry, evidence of valid one-year Post-ND Industrial Experience and academic transcript(s) from the candidate’s institution must be submitted.

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