AFIT Admission Into Pre-HND, HND, or PGD Programmes 2016/2017



The Air Force Institute of Technology is a higher education institution engaged in imparting knowledge and skills to students using specialized facilities and multi-disciplinary approach; a centre of excellence for serious innovative research and development for the aerospace, aeronautical, aviation and allied industries/disciplines.

2. Admission into programmes offered in the Institute are open to the general public. Traditionally, admission into the Institute is gained through the JAMB UTME entry route. However, admissions could also be gained through direct entry into any of the Institute’s programmes other than the National Diploma programmes. To this end, applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for preliminary and direct entry admissions into the following programmes in the 2016/2017 Academic Session:

a. Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND) Programmes:
1. Aircraft Engineering Technology (Airframe/Power Plant Option).
2. Aircraft Engineering Technology (Avionics Option).
3. Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology.
4. Purchasing and Supply.
b. Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes:
1. Aircraft Engineering Technology (Airframe/Power Plant Option).
2. Aircraft Engineering Technology (Avionics Option).
3. Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology.
4. Purchasing and Supply.
c. Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes:
1. Aerospace Engineering (Aeromechanical Option).
2. Aerospace Engineering (Avionics Option).
3. Supply Chain Management.

3. The Pre-HND in Aircraft Engineering Technology Programme is a one year orientation course specifically designed for candidates with ND in engineering fields other than aircraft engineering. The programme is meant to introduce students to aircraft engineering and also provide a good foundation for such students to further their studies in aviation related programmes.

4. The PGD in Aerospace Engineering at AFIT is a one-year programme that is specially designed to prepare candidates for one-year MSc programme in aerospace engineering at Cranfield University, United Kingdom (UK). Candidates, who on completion of the PGD programme, wish to enroll for the Masters’ Programme at Cranfield University, UK can choose to specialize in one of the following fields:

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a. MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design (Airframe and Airframe Systems Option).
b. MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design (Avionics Systems Design Option).
c. MSc Thermal Power.
d. MSc Computation Fluid Dynamics.
e. MSc Flight Dynamics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

5. Candidates intending to pursue Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND), Higher National Diploma (HND) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes would be offered direct entry admission if they meet the entry requirements. The entry qualifications for programmes offered in AFIT are as detailed below:

a. Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND) Programmes.
1. ND with a minimum of lower credit pass (CGPA of 2.50) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical/|Electronics Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Material Science Engineering or Business Administration and Management (as applicable) and;
2. A Minimum of one year post-ND cognate work experience.
3. In exceptional cases, a candidate with ND at pass level (CGPA of 2.0-2.49) who has 2 or more years of post-ND cognate work experience may be considered for admission into the Pre-HND programme.

b. National Diploma (ND) Programme – Aircraft Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology and Explosive Ordnance Technology:
1. JAMB UTME cut-off pass mark and pass in AFIT’s post-JAMB UTME screening test and;
2. Minimum of WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO/NTC/NABTEB with at least a pass in English Language and credit passes in 5 subjects in not more than 2 sittings. The subjects must include Mathematics, Physic, Chemistry and 2 other subjects from Additional Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Statistics, Technical Drawing, Auto-Mechanics and Metal Work or

c. National Diploma (ND) Programme – Business Administration and Management:
1. JAMB UTME cut-off pass mark;
2. Candidates should possess a Minimum of WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO/NTC/NABTEB with 5 credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and 3 other subjects from Economic/Commerce, Business Methods, Principles of Accounts, Statistics, Geography, Agricultural Science, Government and Biology or,
3. Credit passes in an NBTE recognized Pre-ND examination in English Language, Mathematics and 3 other relevant subjects listed in Paragraph 5d(2) above.

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d. Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes:
1. ND with a minimum of lower credit pass (CGPA of 2.50) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical/|Electronics Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Material Science Engineering or Business Administration and Management (as applicable) and;
2. A Minimum of one year post-ND cognate work experience.

f. Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes in Aerospace Engineering. A minimum grade of Second Class Honours in Engineering, Material Sciences or Physics.

g. Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes in Supply Chain Management. A minimum grade of Second Class Honours in Purchasing&Supply and other related fields.

MODE OF APPLICATION FOR ND

6. For a successful application, candidates are expected to complete two basic registration processes as explained below:

Payment to E-Tranzact
ND Bio-Data Registration
7. Candidates should visit any branch of commercial bank and make payment of the sum of N4,000.00 only less bank charges into the e-tranzact account for AFIT ND. There is no account no, applicants should simply ask for E-TRANZACT-ND AFIT account. After payment, the bank teller would give a print-out which will be needed to proceed with online registration. In the print-out, there are two numbers namely:

a. Receipt Number.
b. Confirmation Number.

8.
Click on the AFIT ND 2016 Link. Insert the RECEIPT and CONFIRMATION Numbers from the Bank to gain access into the registration portal.Complete the Bio Data page and begin registration.

9. Applicants, after completing the Step above, would proceed to Registration Page to begin data entry on the online form. Data such as Bio Information, Results, JAMB Score etc will be filled. On completion, the applicant will be required to upload his/her passport photograph which should not be more than 1MB in size. The size of such uploaded picture will be validated against this requirement, candidate should therefore take note.

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10. After a successful upload of the picture, the applicant should proceed to print the Photo Card. The photo-card would carry the applicant’s basic identity information and the card will be required for entry into the exam hall on the exam day.

MODE OF APPLICATION FOR DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES

11. For a successful application, candidates are expected to complete two basic steps below:
a. Payment to e-Transact
b. On-line registration

12. Candidates should visit any branch of commercial bank and make payment. Pre-HND and HND/PGD candidates are to pay N4,000.00 and N5,000.00 respectively less bank charges. There is no account number, applicants should simply ask for E-Transact Pre-HND or HND or PGD account as the case may be. After payment, the bank teller would give a print out which will be needed to proceed with online registration. In the print-out there are two numbers namely:
a. Receipt No.
b. Confirmation No.

13. Visit AFIT Website on http://www.afit.edu.ng and click on Direct Entry Registration Link. Kindly select the appropriate application form applicable to you (Pre-HND, HND, or PGD). Insert the Receipt No and Confirmation No from the bank.

14. On the registration Form, fill in your bio-data and other relevant information (post-secondary information, employment history) as seen on the page and click on continue (Note: your phone number is your identity on the portal.Kindly provide a valid phone number).

15. Upload your necessary documents e.g ND Certificates etc and as well your passport photograph as seen on the page. Click on continue to print an acknowledge copy of your successful application.

Application Deadline
CLOSING DATE FOR ADMISSION APPLICATION IS SATURDAY 30 JULY 2016.


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