Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Makurdi Jos Road.

A3, Lafia, Nigeria

Nasarawa State Polytechnic Description

About Nasarawa State Polytechnic

Nasarawa State Polytechnic located along Lafia- Akwanga Road, Lafia Nasarawa is a state-owned polytechnic. The minimum JAMB score required for admission into Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa is 150. There is a total of 16 departments. Some of the courses offered in this notable institution include:
Architectural Technology, Banking And Finance, Building Technology, Business Administration and Management, Chemical Engineering Technology and Computer Science.

History of Nasarawa State Polytechnic

Nasarawa State Polytechnic was established by His Excellency, the First Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji (Dr) Abdullahi Adamu(Sarkin Yakin Keffi) on 15th August 2000. The institution is situated at the former Government College Lafia, and the first set of students was admitted in December 2000.


Nasarawa State Polytechnic is relatively safe but visitors are advised not to keep late hours and be security cautious.

Things To Do

Nasarawa State Polytechnic is a learning institute. What you're expected to bring along are your reading and writing materials to help with your school academics.

Best Time to Visit Nasarawa State Polytechnic

Nasarawa State Polytechnic is best visited during when it's in session as it's when the school is lively and alive.

Popular Events at Nasarawa State Polytechnic

Convocation and Matriculation is an yearly event that is held for both incoming and outgoing students. 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 at Nasarawa State Polytechnic are the student's and lecturer's friends and family. Also, researchers to visits.

Why You Should Visit

Great environment for proper learning especially in practical courses

Weather at Nasarawa State Polytechnic

Nasarawa State Polytechnic is located in the North-Central part of Nigeria. This region has just two season which is the dry and rainy season.The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along and it's usually very cold especially at night so it's advisable to go with warm clothing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: how can I become a student here?
A: For you to become a student, you'll be required to pass through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) orgainsed by JAMB and candidates 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 sixteen department in Nasarawa State Polytechnic

Q: Is this polytechnic accredited?
A: Yes, Nasarawa State Polytechnic is accredited.

Q: Are there hostels at this polytechnic?
A: No there are no hostel facilities.



A3, Lafia, Nigeria

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