Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Anigba Road.

Along Idah road, Idah, Nigeria

Federal Polytechnic, Idah Description

About Federal Polytechnic, Idah

The Federal Polytechnic Idah formerly Idah College of Technology, is a federal government-owned tertiary education institution located at Idah Kogi state. It is approved by the National Board for Technical Education. It currently has five schools which are: School of Business Studies, School of Engineering, School of Environmental Studies and School of Technology. It runs program for both part time and full time.

History of Federal Polytechnic, Idah

Federal Polytechnic, Idah was established by the Federal Military Government under Decree No. 33 of July 1979. On Monday, 28th November, 1977, the Institution resumed with eleven academic staff, nineteen senior administrative members of staff, eighty-six supporting members of staff as well as two hundred and twenty pioneer students who were offered admission after an entrace examination.


Federal Polytechnic, Idah is relatively safe but visitors are advised to keep away from rowdy gathering and late hours due to the impact of insurgency in the region.

Things To Do

 The Federal Polytechnic Idah is a learning institue. What you're expected to bring along are your reading and writing materials to help with your school academics.

Best Features

Federal Polytechnic, Idah aims to provide trained manpower in science, engineering and technology to promote sustainable industrial and economic development in the country.

Best Time to Visit Federal Polytechnic, Idah

The best time to come visiting is during when school is in session as it when its's alive and lively.

Popular Events at Federal Polytechnic, Idah

Matriculation is one of the popular events in school for freshers because that's when they get to wear and snap long living memory pictures and the get to celebrate their been in school. Likewise, Convocation is one of a popular event in school where final year students final get their certificates and their is an award for the best graduating student.

Most Common Visitors

Most common visitors are the student's and lecturer's friends and family. Also, researchers to visits.

Why You Should Visit

It's a good polytechnic with high standards.

Weather at Federal Polytechnic, Idah

Federal Polytechnic, Idah is located at the North-Central region of Nigeria. Thus, it experiences three weather conditions annually. This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season. In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: how can I become a student here?
A: To become a student, you must pass through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) orgainsed by JAMB and must have at least five credits in relevant SSCE/GCE 'O' level subjects.

Q: How many faculties or departments are available here?
A: There are five faculties.

Q: Is this polytechnic accredited?
A: Yes, Federal Polytechnic, Idah is accredited.

Q: Are there hostels at this polytechnic?
A: Yes there are hostels. 

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