AFIT Pre-HND, HND, PGD Admission Forms 2017/2018 Out

Air Force Institute of Technology, AFIT Pre-HND, HND and PGD admission forms for the 2017/2018 academic session are out (Direct Entry). Sale of admission forms into programmes offered in the Institute are open to the general public.

Traditionally, admission into AFIT is gained through the JAMB UTME entry route. However, admissions could also be gained through direct entry into any of the Institute’s programmes other than the National Diploma (ND) programmes.

The Air Force Institute  of Technology is a higher education institution engaged in imparting knowledge and skills to students using specialized facilities and multi-disciplinary approach; a centre of excellence for serious innovative research and development for the aerospace, aeronautical, aviation and allied industries/disciplines.

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for preliminary and direct entry admissions into the following Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND), Higher National Diploma (HND) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes in the 2017/2018 Academic Session:

List of AFIT Pre-HND Courses

1. Aircraft Engineering Technology (Airframe/Power Plant Option).
2. Aircraft Engineering Technology (Avionics Option).
3. Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology.
4. Purchasing and Supply.

List of Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes

1. Aircraft Engineering Technology (Airframe/Power Plant Option).
2. Aircraft Engineering Technology (Avionics Option).
3. Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering Technology.
4. Purchasing and Supply.

List of AFIT Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes

1. Aerospace Engineering (Aeromechanical Option).
2. Aerospace Engineering (Avionics Option).
3. Supply Chain Management

The Pre-HND in Aircraft Engineering Technology Programme is a one year orientation course specifically designed for candidates with ND in engineering fields other than aircraft engineering. The programme is meant to introduce students to aircraft engineering and also provide a good foundation for such students to further their studies in aviation related programmes.

The PGD in Aerospace Engineering at AFIT is a one-year programme that is specially designed to prepare candidates for a one-year MSc programme in aerospace engineering at Cranfield University, United Kingdom (UK). Candidates, who on completion of the PGD programme, wish to enrol for the Masters’ programme at Cranfield University, UK can choose to specialise in one of the following fields:

a. MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design (Airframe and Airframe Systems Option).
b. MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design (Avionics Systems Design Option).
c. MSc Thermal Power.
d. MSc Computational Fluid Dynamics.
e. MSc Flight Dynamics.

AFIT Pre-HND, HND & PGD Admission Requirements 

Candidates intending to pursue Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND), Higher National Diploma (HND) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes at Air Force Institute of Technology would be offered Direct Entry (DE) admission if they meet the entry requirements. The entry qualifications for programmes offered in AFIT are as detailed below:

a.       Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND) Programmes.

(1)     ND with a minimum of lower credit pass (CGPA of 2.50) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Material Science Engineering or Business Administration and Management (as applicable) and;

(2)     A minimum of one year post-ND cognate work experience.

(3)     In exceptional cases, a candidate with ND at pass level (CGPA   of 2.0 – 2.49) who has 2 or more years of post-ND cognate work experience may be considered for admission into the Pre-HND programme.

b.        Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes.

(1)     ND with a minimum of lower credit pass (CGPA of 2.50 and above) in Aircraft Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology or Business Administration and Management (as applicable) and;

(2)     A minimum of one year post-ND cognate work experience.

c.      Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes in Aerospace Engineering.  A minimum grade of second class honours in engineering, material sciences or physics.

d.      Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programme in Supply Chain Management. A minimum grade of second class honours in Purchasing & Supply and other related fields.

How To Apply For AFIT Pre-HND, HND & PGD Admissions for 2017/2018 Academic Session

For a successful application, direct entry candidates are expected to complete two basic steps below:

a.    Payment to e-Bills Pay.
b.    On-line Registration.

Candidates should visit any branch of commercial banks, ask for Air Force Institute of Technology on e-Bills Pay platform and specify the appropriate programme (Pre-HND, HND or PGD) to make payment.

Pre-HND and HND/PGD candidates are to pay N4,000.00 and N5,000.00 respectively with the required bank charges. After payment, the bank teller will give a printout which would be needed to proceed with the online registration.

The 2 numbers included in the printout are:

a.    Receipt Number.
b.    Confirmation Number.

Having been assigned a Receipt Number and a Confirmation Number by the bank, candidates should visit the AFIT website (http://www.afit.edu.ng) and click on the ‘Verify Payments (Pre-HND, HND, PGD)’ Link.

Select the application form applicable to you (Pre-HND, HND or PGD), and insert the Receipt Number and Confirmation Number obtained from the bank. After verifying your payments, click on the ‘Resume Registration‘ link to resume registration.

On the registration form, candidates should fill in their bio-data and other relevant information (post-secondary information, employment history), upload their passport photographs as required on the page and continue (Note: The candidate’s phone number is his/her identity on the portal.Thereforeit is important to provide a valid phone number).

Thereafter, candidates should upload the necessary documents (e.g. Degree/ND certificates, etc) as required on the page. Proceed further to print your Photo Card for a successful application. The Photo Card contains candidates’ basic identity information and would be required for confirmation of application for admission into the Institute.

Application Closing Date

All applications for the 2017/2018 AFIT Pre-HND, HND and PGD admission will close on Tuesday, 5th September, 2017.

Successful candidates would be contacted via SMS and also published at the Institute’s website at the appropriate time.  Therefore candidates are advised to provide valid phone numbers during registration.

Candidates are equally advised to visit the Institute’s website from time to time for important information after successful registration. For further enquiry, candidates may wish to contact us on 09028134088.

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