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Admissions for 2021/2022

Koforidua Technical University wishes to inform all prospective students and the general public that Application Forms for Admission to the following programmes for the 2021/22 Academic Year are now on sale: 

A) A) 4-YEAR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  1. Bachelor of Technology in Mechatronics
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Automotive Engineering
  3. Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR 4-YEAR B.TECH PROGRAMMES   

 i) SSSCE Applicants

 Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and must possess three (3) passes in relevant elective subjects. The cumulative aggregate must be 24 or better.

ii) WASSCE Applicants

 Credit passes (A1-C6) in three core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and must possess three (3) credit passes (A1-C6) in three relevant elective subjects.  The cumulative aggregate must be 18 or better.

(iii) GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Applicants

Applicants must possess six (6) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics plus three (3) GCE ‘A’ Level passes in the relevant courses.

iv) Applicants from Technical Institutions

Applicants from Technical Institutes must possess passes in Mathematics, English Language, and Integrated Science plus passes in relevant elective courses.

Applicants from Technical Institutes with the requisite elective passes without passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science may be admitted to a two (2) month intensive bridging (pre-degree) programme before formal admission to their programmes of choice after passing selection examination.

v) HND Applicants

  • Higher National Diploma with the requisite specialization will enroll at level 300.
  • Applicants with a university Diploma in the relevant subjects will enroll at level 300.
  • Ordinary Technical Diploma (OTD) will enroll at level 200.

vi) Applicants with Technician Certificate

Applicants with passes in Motor Vehicle Technicians II (MVT II) may also be considered for admission and will be enrolled at Level 200.

Applicants with passes in Motor Vehicle Technicians III (MVT III) may also be considered for admission and will be enrolled at Level 300.

vii)  Mature Applicants

  • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which should be five (5) years old at the time of application and in addition add any valid National ID card.
  • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by Koforidua Technical University.
  • Applicants within the field of Engineering must have obtained a pass at MET I, MVT I, EET I, CTC I
  • GCE ‘O’ Level, SSSCE/WASSSCE Applicants must have obtained passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any two subjects in a related field of specialization.
  • Must have at least one year working experience in a related field (A letter from employer is required as evidence of working experience).

B) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (2 YEAR TOP-UP PROGRAMME) (in collaboration with Valley View University) 

  • HND holders with at least second class lower division in Information Technology or related fields
  • Other Diploma qualifications in Information Technology and related fields

C) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (2 YEAR TOP-UP PROGRAMME) (in collaboration with Valley View University)

(i)  HND holders with at least second class lower division in Information Technology or related fields

(ii) Other Diploma qualifications in Information Technology and related fields.

 D) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS (2 YEAR TOP-UP PROGRAMME) (in collaboration with Valley View University)

  • HND holders with at least second class lower division in Information Technology, Business or related fields.
  • Other Diploma qualifications in Information Technology, Business and related fields.

E) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES (TOP-UP) (Morning and Weekend Sessions)

  1. Bachelor of Technology in Accounting (2 year Top-Up Programme)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Procurement and Supply Chain Management (2 year Top-Up Programme)
  3. Bachelor of Secretaryship and Management Studies (2 year Top Programme)
  4. Bachelor of Technology in Marketing (18 Months Top-Up Programme)
  5. Bachelor of Technology in Automotive Engineering (2 year Top-Up Programme)
  6. Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (2 year Top-Up Programme)
  7. Bachelor of Technology in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering (2 year Top-Up Programme)

Options:

  • Wind Energy Technology
  • Mini-Hydro Energy Technology
  • Solar Energy Technology
  • Bioenergy Technology
  1. Bachelor of Technology in Telecommunication Engineering (2 year Top-Up Programme)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering (2 year Top-Up Programme)

Options:

  • Plant
  • Production
  1. Bachelor of Technology in Building Technology (2 year Top-Up Programme)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Hospitality and Tourism Management (2 year Top-Up programme)
  3. Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science (2 year Top-Up programme) (in collaboration with Valley View University)
  1. Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology (2 year Top-Up programme) (in collaboration with Valley View University)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Business Information Systems (2 year Top-Up programme)

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (TOP-UP) PROGRAMMES 

  1. Holders of Higher National Diploma in a specified field obtained from accredited/recognized institutions
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma in a particular field transferring from similar programmes run at accredited/recognized institutions should have a one (1) year working experience.
  • Holders of University Diploma certificates from accredited Universities and Professional Diploma certificates are eligible to apply
  • Other qualifications that are equivalent to Higher National Diploma, Construction Technicians Certificate III & II), (CTC III (New)), CTC II (Old), Mechanical Engineering Technician III (MET III), Electrical Engineering Technician III (EET III), Motor Vehicle Technician III (EET III), Advance Diploma among others).

F) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (HND) -3YRS (MORNING, AND WEEKEND SESSIONS)

  1. HND Accountancy
  2. HND Marketing
  3. HND Purchasing & Supply
  4. HND Secretaryship & Management Studies
  5. HND Automotive Engineering
  6. HND Civil Engineering
  7. HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  8. HND Mechanical Engineering
  9. HND Renewable Energy Systems Engineering
  10. HND Statistics
  11. HND Computer Science
  12. HND Network Management
  13. HND Hospitality Management
  14. HND Food Technology
  15. HND Postharvest Technology
  16. HND Fashion Design and Textiles
  17. HND Building Technology
  18. HND Environmental Management and Technology
  19. HND Biomedical Engineering Technology
  20. HND Medical Laboratory Sciences

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HND PROGRAMMES

  1. SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS
  • SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

 WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

  • Alternatively, SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants with passes (A-D)/(A1-C6) in three core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and a minimum of D/C6 in any two (2) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization are eligible to apply.

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE APPLICANTS

Five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes (including English Language and Mathematics) plus at least two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

  • APPLICANTS FROM TECHNICAL SCHOOLS (CERTIFICATE II APPLICANTS)

Applicants must have passes in three (3) subjects including English Language and Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects/trade courses.

DBS APPLICANTS

Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics plus at least three (3) passes in relevant DBS subjects.

TEACHER’S CERTIFICATE.

Applicant must have a Three-Year Post-Secondary Certificate or Four Year Certificate ‘A’ with a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience, plus three (3) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes in relevant elective subjects

  1. MATURE APPLICANTS
  • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application and must show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which should be five (5) years old at the time of application and in addition add any valid National ID card.
  • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by Koforidua Technical University.
  • Mature Applicants’ are informed that this years’ mature entrance examinations will be conducted online and they have been scheduled for Saturday, 28th and Sunday, 29th of August, 2021

NON TERTIARY PROGRAMMES (MORNING/WEEKENDS SESSIONS)

  1.  Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Accounting Option)
  2.    Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Secretaryship Option)

       iii.  Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Management Option)

  1.  Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Marketing Option)
  2.  Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Purchasing & Supply Option)
  3.  Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Banking & Finance Option)

vii.  Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Entrepreneurship Option)

viii. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Statistics Option)

  1.  Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Information Technology Option)
  1. Electrical Engineering Technician Part I
  2. Motor Vehicle Technician Part I

xii.  Certificate II in Fashion Design and Textiles*

xiii. Advanced Fashion Design and Textiles

xiv. Catering Certificate I &II

xv.  Construction Technician Certificate Part I. 

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

  1. DBS–(Accounting/ Management/Marketing/Purchasing & Supply/ Entrepreneurship/ Secretarial Options) 
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes (including English and Mathematics) Or
  • Four (4) GCE O-Level passes (including English Language and Mathematics) Or
  • Four (4) GBCE (RSA II) passes (including English Language & Business Mathematics) Or
  • NACVET/NVTI Typist/ 2 or 3 passes in Stenographer Certificate (for Secretarial option
  1. DBS–(Statistics and Information Technology Options)
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes (including English, Mathematics plus elective Mathematics or Physics) Or
  • Four (4) GCE O-Level passes (including English Language and Mathematics, additional Mathematics or Physics)
  1. Certificate II in Fashion Design and Textiles:-2-Years
  • Passes in SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/’O’ Level subjects.
  • National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) Fashion Certificate Grade I or Grade II or equivalent.
  • Junior High School Graduates with knowledge and skills in Dressmaking
  1. Advanced Fashion Design and Textiles:-2-Year
  • Holders of City and Guilds Certificate in Fashion & Designing (Dressmaking and Tailoring) Or
  • Intermediate Dressmaking/Fashion Certificate plus at least one (1) year relevant practical experience Or
  • Four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any other elective subjects plus basic knowledge and skills in Dressmaking Or
  • Four (4) passes in GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language Mathematics plus knowledge in Dressmaking.
  1. Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) Part I
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Technical Drawing.
  • Technical Construction option Subjects: Craft (B/C, C/J, P/D, and Plumbing) and Advanced (B/C, C/J, P/D, and Plumbing.)
  • Passes in General Course in Construction (GCC)
  1. Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) Part I
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Science
  • Technical Option Subjects :Engineering Crafts, Intermediate General Engineering (GE), MECP
    • Technical Option Subjects: MVM, Intermediate General Engineering (GE)
  1. Electrical Engineering Technician (EET) Part I
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Science and any two of the following – Applied Electricity/Electronics, Physics, Mathematics. 
  1. Catering Certificate II (formerly Cookery 812/1)- 2years
    • Passes in relevant SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/ GCE O-Level subjects.
    • NVTI Grade II or JHS Certificate with working experience.

ACCESS COURSE /PRE-HND PROGRAMME

 The National Board for Professional and Technicians Examinations (NABPTEX) currently under the auspices of CTVET has designed an access course for Technical/Vocational Institute graduates into HND Programmes.

  AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES: 

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Systems Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Building Technology
  • Hospitality Management 

Duration – One (1) academic year (i.e. Two (2) semesters of 16 weeks per semester)

Note: Candidates would be required to obtain at least 50% in each of the three (3) subjects namely: English Language, Mathematics and Science

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Applicants must have a minimum of Craft Course. Or
  2. Applicants must have MET I, MVT I and EET I or its equivalent. Or
  • Applicants should have a minimum qualification of Intermediate or Craft Certificate or its equivalent from a recognized examinations body. With regards to Hospitality Management, applicants must have Cookery 812/2.

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

The University has re-introduced the following professional programmes to be run on WEEKENDS on the main campus of the University.

AVAILABLE COURSES

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA) (Ghana):-Levels I – III
  • Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA) (UK):-F I – P5
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA): Levels I – III
  • Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB) (Ghana):-Levels I – IV
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) (UK):- Levels I – VI

To qualify to write any of the professional examinations above, the candidate SHOULD first register as a student of an appropriate professional body.

I) CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME IN SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES – 3 MONTHS (SATURDAYS ONLY)        

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

(i)  Applicants with a minimum of Junior High School Certificate

(ii) Mature Applicants must be at least twenty-five (25) years old and must have relevant working experience.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Applicants can only apply online via Koforidua Technical University online application portal. The procedure is as follows:

  1. Ghanaian Applicants for HND and Non-HND programmes are to make a payment of One Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH¢150.00) and B’Tech applicants are to make a payment of One Hundred and Sixty Ghana Cedis (GH₵160.00) for the Koforidua Technical University On-line Serial Numbers (OSN) E-Vouchers at any Fidelity Bank, Zenith Bank and Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) branches throughout the country. 
  1. Foreign Applicants can purchase E-Vouchers online with Zenith Bank Global pay platform using any VISA Card enabled for online purchase at the cost of ($50.00) 
  1. Applicants can also purchase admission voucher with Short Code by dialling *966*3*540# (All networks) and follow the procedure below
  • Select the specific Form to purchase. (The name and the amount are displayed)
  • Enter Full Name of the Applicant
  • Enter Option 1 to proceed
  • Select payment option
  • Enter Option 1 to confirm payment or Option 2 to cancel payment
  • Authorize payment
  • A bill prompt or notification is sent to the applicant’s phone
  • The applicant is asked to enter a PIN (this is the code applicant used in registering MM)
  • When a correct PIN is entered successfully, payment is deducted.
  • After a successful payment deduction, SERIAL NUMBER and PIN is sent to the applicant by SMS
  • Proceed to the next instruction (4.) after receipt of the e-Voucher 
  1. Access the Online forms by visiting our online application portal at https://applyonline.ktu.edu.gh with the e-voucher 
  1. When completing the online forms, applicants will be required to upload their passport size photographs and result slips/certificates. Note: Photographs must be on a white background. 
  1. Applicants awaiting results are eligible to apply.

Online applications should be submitted not later than Friday, December 31, 2021.

For further details on the online application process and the available programmes of study for the 2021/2022 academic year, please visit www.ktu.edu.gh. Applicants can only apply online via Koforidua Technical University online application portal.

For general admission enquiries call: 0342 293705,  Enquiries should be made within working hours from 8am – 5pm.

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