Wa Polytechnic Admission Requirement


A. DIRECT ENTRY

SSSCE/WASSCE HOLDERS

Passes in three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Social Studies) plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects.

For SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A—D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English and Mathematics, and three (3) relevant elective subjects.

For WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1—D7) in three (3) core subjects, including English and Mathematics, and Credit passes (A1-C6) in three (3) relevant elective subjects.

The aggregate of the six subjects (i.e. three (3) core and three (3) electives) should not exceed aggregate thirty-nine (39) for WASSCE and aggregate 24 for SSSCE.

Candidates with a combination of the two grading systems will be treated on a case-by-case basis.

RSA Stage III/ ABCE Holders: Passes in two (2) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be a Grade D or better). Also the applicant must have had credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the GBCE (old programme).

GBCE HOLDERS (New programme): Applicants must have passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies ) plus passes (A-D) in three (3) relevant elective subjects. The aggregate of the six subjects should not be more than twenty-four (24).

DBS Holders: DBS Holders’ applicants must hold at least five (5) DBS passes for Secretarial Option, or four (4) DBS passes for Accounting Option. Applicants must also hold four (4) WASSCE passes (A1-D7) or four (4) SSSCE passes (A-D) including English Language and Mathematics.

B MATURE ENTRY

i.    Applicants must be at least 25 years old and have three (3) years professional practice in the relevant study area.

ii. Applicants must pass an Entrance Examinations to be conducted by the Polytechnic in English Language and Mathematics. iii. In lieu of such examinations, the applicants should have credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in WASSCE or any other nationally recognised standard High School level examinations.

NOTE:

IN ALL CASES, APPLICANTS MUST ALSO SATISFY DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS. APPLICANTS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THEIR RESULTS FOR VERIFICATION WITH THE RELEVANT EXAMINATION BODY.[collapse]HND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

A. DIRECT ENTRY

i. SSSCE with Passes (A-D) or WASSCE with passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus three (3) Passes (A-D)/(A1-C6) in relevant elective subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics, Forestry, Horticulture, Crop Husbandry, General Agriculture, Technical Drawing, Metalwork, Farm Mechanization, Home Science. Science and Calculations).

ii. Intermediate Certificate with at least passes in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects (Agricultural Machinery and Workshop processes, Agricultural Tractor Systems, Crop and Animal Husbandry, Coursework Assessment/Practicals).

iii. Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD)

iv. Agricultural Technician II or III (AET II or III)

v. Certificate from Agricultural Colleges with passes (A-D)/(A1-D7) in SSSCE/ WASSCE English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

vi. Diploma from Agricultural Colleges

vii. General Certificate of Education with at least two ‘A’ Level passes in Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry, with ‘O’ Level credit passes in Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing or Metalwork. English Language, and Modern Mathematics.

B. MATURE ENTRY

Applicants must be at least twenty five (25) years old at the time of submitting the application (show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate document) and must have at least three (3) years relevant industrial experience plus one (1) of the following:

i. WASSCE/SSSCE passes (A1-D7)/(A-D) in three (3) Core Subjects ( English Language , Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus passes in any three (3) elective subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Elective Mathematics, Horticulture, General Agriculture, Agriculture Economics, Animal Husbandry).

ii. General Certificate of Education with at least two GCE ‘A’ level passes in Agricultural Science, Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry, with ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics.

iii. Five (5) GCE “O” level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Agricultural Science, and Chemistry.

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