Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic

Dutsinma Road, Katsina, Nigeria

About Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic

Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic is a state polytechnic higher education institution located at Dutsinma Road in Katsina State, Nigeria. It currently has six colleges which are: College of Admin and Management studies, College of Enviromental Studies, College of Basic and Remedies Studies, College of Engineering and College of Agriculture. It offers both part time and full time programs.

History of Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic

Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic came into being following the splitting of Katsina College of Art, Science and Technology (First established in 1973) into two autonomous colleges; Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina and College of Advanced Studies, Zaria. Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic was established in 1973, initially as a College of Arts and Science. It is now owned by Katsina State Government.


Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic is relatively safe. Due to insurgency impact on the state over the last couple of years, visitors has been advised to keep away from rowdy gatherings and late hours.

Things To Do

Since Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic is a school, it's required to come along with your reading and writing materials to aid your progress and learning in school.

Best Features

To promote the advancement of knowledge and its practical application to the need of the community, through teaching, research and other means.

Best Time to Visit Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic

If you want to come visiting, it's advisable to go during when school is in session.

Popular Events at Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic

Matriculation and Convocation are the most popular events which happens yearly. 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

Visitors are the student's and lecturer's friends and family mainly. Then researchers also visits.

Why You Should Visit

Good and serene environment

Weather at Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic

Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic is located at Katsina which is at the North-West region of Nigeria. Usually, this region experience two kind of seasons which is the rainy and dry season. the rainy season comes between the month of May till August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. But during the month of December till February there is usually harmattan which causes temperature around this region drop as low as 16 degree Celsius so visitors are advised to come along with good clothing during this 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 six faculties available.

Q: Is this polytechnic accredited?
A: Yes, Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic is accredited.

Q: Are there hostels at this polytechnic?
A: Hostel are made availabke.


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Dutsinma Road, Katsina, Nigeria


0806 695 1632

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