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TAKORADI POLYTECHNIC
ADMISSION OF APPLICANTS TO BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY, HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA AND
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES – 2014/2015 ACADEMIC YEAR
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Programmes:
A. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B-TECH) PROGRAMMES (REGULAR, EVENING & WEEKEND)
Bachelor of Technology in Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Technology in Tourism Management
Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Arts (Textiles Option)
Bachelor of Technology in Procurement
Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Arts (Printing Option)
Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Accounting with Computing (in collaboration with Kumasi Polytechnic)
Applicants must hold HND certificates in relevant programme with at least 2nd Class (Lower Division),
from recognized tertiary institutions
Working experience is an added advantage: Candidates with equivalent qualifications/certificates can
seek clarification from the Office of the Registrar.
B. HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES
(REGULAR AND EVENING SCHOOL)
HND Accountancy
HND Building Technology
HND Civil Engineering
HND Commercial Arts (Ceramics, Graphic Design, Painting, Sculpture and Textiles Options)
HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
HND Fashion Design and Technology
HND Furniture Design & Production
HND Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management
HND Marketing
HND Mechanical Engineering (Automobile, Plant, Production and Refrigeration & Air-conditioning
options)
HND Purchasing & Supply
HND Secretaryship & Management Studies
HND Statistics
HND Tourism
SUMMARY OF ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
(i) SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS
Science and Technology Programmes
a. SSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English
Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, plus two relevant elective subjects
b. WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English
Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, plus two relevant elective subjects
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Arts and Business Programmes
c. SSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including
English Language and Mathematics, plus two (2) relevant elective subjects
d. WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including
English Language and Mathematics plus (two) relevant elective subjects
SSSCE WASSCE GRADE INTERPRETATION OF GRADES
A A1 1 Excellent
B B2 2 Very Good
C B3 3 Good
D C4 4

               C5              5               Credit
               C6              6

E D7 7 Pass

                E8             8               Pass
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(ii) GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS
Applicants must have five (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level passes in English Language, Mathematics and a Science
subject plus two (2) passes in relevant subjects and three (3) ‘A’ Level passes.
(iii) MATURE APPLICANTS
 Candidates must not be less than 25 years of age at the time of the submission of the application.
 Candidates must have at least five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE passes or five (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level
passes including English Language and Mathematics plus experience in relevant areas of study.
 Candidates must pass a written examination in relevant subject area and an interview.
 Applicants for the School of Engineering with Technician I & II certificates but without English
Language and Mathematics must also pass English Language and Mathematics Examinations
administered by the Polytechnic
 Steno
 GBC
Closing date for the submission of completed matured form is Friday, 4th July 2014.
For more information call 0332094767/ 0262321123
MATURE CANDIDATES ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
Mature Candidates Entrance Examinations will be held on Thursday, 10th July, 2014 between the hours of
8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. at Takoradi Polytechnic campus.
NB: In all cases, candidates will be expected to meet School/Departmental requirements.
NOTE: Candidates Awaiting Results may Apply.
C. ACCESS PROGRAMME FOR TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL SCHOOL GRADUATES
i) The above-named programme has been designed to provide opportunity to students with
Technical/Vocational educational background to pursue a one-year Access Course in English Language,
Mathematics and Science.
ii) Applicants should posses a minimum qualification of Intermediate or its equivalent.
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D. ACCESS PROGRAMME FOR SSCE/WASSCE GRADUATES
i) SSCE/WASSCE candidates with three (3) subjects comprising at least one (1) core subject (English
Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Social Studies) plus at least one (1) science elective
subject (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics, Agriculture Science, Metal Works and any
other Science related subject).
The Final Examination for (C and D) the Access Programmes are conducted by the National Board for
Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX) after which successful applicants shall proceed to
enroll in the Higher National Diploma programmes.
ii) Available HND Programmes after Access course
HND Building Technology
HND Civil Engineering
HND Commercial Arts (Textiles, Painting, Graphics, Ceramics, Sculpture options)
HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
HND Fashion Design and Technology
HND Furniture Design and Production
HND Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management
HND Mechanical Engineering (Automobile, Plant, Production & Ref. & Air-Conditioning options)
NOTE: ALL ADMISSIONS TO TAKORADI POLYTECHNIC ARE STRICTLY VIA THE ONLINE
ADMISSION SYSTEM:

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E. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
All International Students should log on to www.admissions.tpoly.edu.gh to download International
Students’ application forms. The completed application forms must be accompanied by payment of $60
into Account Number 8751749986700 at any branch of STANDARD CHARTERED BANK. Applicants
should present the pay-in slip to the Takoradi Polytechnic Accounts Office for official receipt.
F. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the underlisted
Non-Tertiary Programmes:
1. DBS (Accounting, Marketing, Statistics, Purchasing & Supply Options)
2. Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) (Accounting, Administration, Office Management
and ICT options)
3. Ghana Accounting Technician (GAT)
4. Electrical Engineering Technician (EET) (Part I, II & III )
5. Motor Vehicle Technician (MVT) (Part I, II & III)
6. Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) (Part I, II & III)
7. Construction Technician Course (CTC) (Part I, II & III)
8. Carpentry and Joinery Advanced
9. Painting and Decorating Advanced
10. Catering Advanced
11. Fashion Advanced
12. Welding Advanced
1. Diploma in Business Studies
Five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level credit including English & Mathematics or Ghana Commercial Examination Stage II
(formally RSA II) passes in four (4) relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics OR four (4)
SSSCE/WASSCE passes comprising two core subjects (English and Mathematics and two relevant elective
subjects.
2. Fashion (Advanced)
Must have Fashion Intermediate Certificate and at least one year relevant practical experience.
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3. Electrical Engineering Technician (EET I )
Four (4) passes in General Engineering Examination: Electrical installation work certificate. Telecommunication
Technician Part II, Five GCE ‘O’ Level passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Technical Drawing,
Applied Electricity or Basic Electronics OR 4 passes in SSCE or WASSCE including Mathematics and English.
4. Electrical Engineering Technician (EET II)
Passes in EET I
Electrical Engineering Technician (EET III)
Must have EET I and II Certificates
5. Motor Vehicle Technician (MVT I)
Passes in all three (3) component in Intermediate Automobile Engineering or passes in four (4) SSSCE or
WASSCE including English and Mathematics or Elective Mathematics AND any two relevant elective subjects or
any professional certificate.
6. Motor Vehicle Technician (MVT II)
Passes in MVTI
Motor Vehicle Technician (MVT III)
Must have MVT I and II certificates
7. Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET I)
Passes in all (3) components in Intermediate Mechanical Engineering (Mechanical Engineering Craft Practices), or
passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE including English and Mathematics or Elective Mathematics, or any two two
(2) relevant elective subjects or twenty-six (26) or better.
8. Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET II)
Passes in all three (3) components in Mechanical Engineering Technician I (MET I).
9. Construction Technician Course (CTC I)
Applicant(s) should have General Course In Construction Certificate (GCC) or any five (5) passes including
English and Mathematics at SSSCE/WASSCE.
10. CTC II Certificate
Applicant(s) must have CTC I
11. CTC III Certificate
Must have CTC I and II certificates
SALE CENTRES
An E-Voucher Number together with a brochure with detailed entry requirements and EMS pre-paid envelope can
be obtained from the following sale centres:
 TAKORADI POLYTECHNIC FINANCE OFFICE (Mode of Payment – Bankers Draft, purchased in the
name of the Rector, Takoradi Polytechnic, through any of the following Banks: Standard Chartered Bank,
Barclays Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Ecobank and UBA)
 THE UNDERLISTED BANKS:
Any Ghana Commercial Bank or Zenith Bank branches across the country. (Mode of Payment – CASH)
 THE UNDERLISTED POST OFFICES:
Takoradi Main, Market Circle, Tarkwa, Sefwi Wiawso, Cape Coast, Agona Swedru, Winneba, Accra
Central , Accra North, Tema Comm. 1, Kaneshie, Ho, Hohoe, Keta, Koforidua, Akim Oda, Mpraeso, Kumasi,
Ashanti Mampog, Konongo, Sunyani, Techiman, Wenchi, Tamale, Yendi, Bolgatanga and Wa. (Mode of
Payment – CASH)
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 UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST GUEST HOUSE, TESANO, ACCRA. (Mode of Payment – Bankers
Draft, purchased in the name of the Rector, Takoradi Polytechnic, through any of the following Banks:
Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank,
Ecobank and UBA)
COST OF APPLICATION FORMS
Bachelor of Technology Programmes - GH¢115.00
HND Programmes - GH¢100.00
HND Matured - GH¢115.00
Non-Tertiary - GH¢100.00
ONLINE ADMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
1. Go to http://admissions.tpoly.edu.gh on the internet after you purchase the Takoradi Polytechnic
admissions documents
2. Log on to the Online Admissions System with the E-Voucher Number and PIN
3. Follow steps on the Online Admissions system to complete your application
4. A printed copy of your completed online application must be enclosed in your envelope before posting together
with photocopies of Certificates or Results slips to be returned to: The Registrar, Takoradi Polytechnic, P. O. Box
256, Takoradi
5. An Envelope Number generated on your completion of the online application must be written at the back
of the envelope before posting.
SUBMISSION OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS
All completed application forms together with photocopies of Certificates or Results Slips should be returned to:
The Registrar, Takoradi Polytechnic, P. O. Box 256, Takoradi.
Closing date for the submission of completed form is FRIDAY, 18TH JULY 2014.
For more information call 0332094767/ 0262321123
(SGD)
REGISTRAR

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