Thursday, June 25, 2015

AIR FORCE INSTITUTE PRE | ND/HND | PGD | POST-UTME | DIRECT ENTRY FORM EXAM DATE

 AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

NIGERIAN AIR FORCE BASE P.M.B. 2104 KADUNA
E-mail reflistrar@afit.edu.na Website: www.afit.edu.nq In affiliation with
CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY UK

DIRECT ENTRY ADMISSION INTO PROGRAMMES AND POST-UTME SCREENING AND ENTRANCE EXAMINATION INTO ND AND PRE-ND PROGRAMMES FOR 2015/2016 ACADEMIC SESSION

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

Admission into programmes offered in the Institute are open to the general public. Traditionally, admission into the Institute 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 programmes. To this end, applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for preliminary and direct entry admissions into the following programmes in the 2015/2016 Academic Session:

Pre -National Diploma (Pre -ND) Science and Technology.
Pre -Higher National Diploma (Pre -HND) Programmes:
  • Aircraft Engineering Technology (Airframe/Power Plant Option).
  • Aircraft Engineering Technology (Avionics Option).
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology.
  • Purchasing and Supply.


Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes:
  • Aircraft Engineering Technology (Airframe/Power Plant Option).
  • Aircraft Engineering Technology (Avionics Option).
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology.
  • Purchasing and Supply.

Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes:
  • Aerospace Engineering (Aeromechanical Option).
  • Aerospace Engineering (Avionics Option).
  • Supply Chain Management.

The Pre -ND in Science and Technology is a one year preparatory course which aims to assist candidate attain the requirements for admission into engineering related ND programmes at the Institute,

The Pre - HND in Aircraft Engineering Technology Programme, on the other hand, 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 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 specialize in one of the following fields:

MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design (Avionics Systems Design Option).
MSc Thermal Power.
MSc Computation Fluid Dynamics.
MSc Flight Dynamics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
Candidates seeking admission into AFIT's Pre-National Diploma (Pre-ND) and ND programmes are to write an entrance examination. Those intending to pursue Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre -HND), Higher National Diploma (HND) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes would be offered direct entry admission if they meet the entry requirements. The entry qualifications for programmes offered in AFIT are as detailed below:

Pre -National Diploma (Pre -ND) Science and Technology.
Pass in entrance examination and;
Minimum of WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO/NTC/NABTEB with at least a pass in English Language and credit passes in 3 subjects in not more than 2 sittings. The subjects must include mathematics, physics or chemistry and one other subject from additional mathematics, statistics, technical drawing, woodwork and metalwork.

Pre-Higher National Diploma (Pre-HND) Programmes.
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;
A Minimum of one year post -ND cognate work experience.
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.

National Diploma (ND) Programme - Aircraft Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology and Explosive Ordnance Technology:
  • JAMB UTME cut-off pass mark and pass in AFITs post -JAMB UTME screening test and;
  • Minimum of WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO/NTC/NABTEB with at least a pass in English Language and credit passes in 5 subjects in not more than 2 sittings. The subjects must include Mathematics , Physic, Chemistry and 2 other subjects from Additional Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Statistics, Technical Drawing, Auto -Mechanics And Metal Work or


National Diploma (ND) Programme-Business Administration and Management:
  • JAMB UTME cut-off pa s s mark and pass in AFITs post -JAMB UTME screening test and;
  • Candidates should possess a Minimum of WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO/NTC/NABTEB with 5 credit passes in English Language, mathematics and 3 other subjects from Economic/Commerce, Business Methods, Principles Of Accounts, Statistics, Geography, Agricultural Science, Government And Biology or,
  • Credit passes in an NBTE recognized Pre -ND examination in English Language, Mathematics and 3 other relevant subjects listed in Paragraph 5 d(2) above .

Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes.
  • 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;
  • A Minimum of one year post -ND cognate work experience.


Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes in Aerospace Engineering.          
  • A minimum grade of Second Class Honours i n Engineering, Material Sciences or Physics.

Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes in Supply Chain Management.
  • A minimum grade of Second Class Honours in Purchasing & Supply and other related fields,


MODE OF APPLICATION FOR ND/PRE - ND / POST-UTME CANDIDATES
  • For a successful application, candidates are expected to complete two basic registration processes as explained below:
      Payment to e-Transact
      Post UTME Bio -Data Registration

Candidates should visit any branch of commercial bank and make payment of the sum
of N4,000.00 only less bank charges into the e-tranzact account for AFIT Post - UTME. There is no account no, applicants should simply ask for E-TRANZACT -Post UTME AFIT account. After payment, the bank teller would give a print-out which will be needed to proceed with online registration. In the print -out, there are two numbers namely:
Receipt No;
Confirmation No:

Applicants are expected to login into the AFIT -Web site ( http://www.afit.edu.ng ), Click on the AFIT POST UTME 2015 Link . Insert the RECEIPT and CONFIRMATION Nos from the Bank to gain access into the registration portal.
Complete the Bio Data page and begin registration.

Applicants, after completing the Step above, would proceed to Registration Page to begin data entry on the online form. Data such as Bio information, Results, JAMB Score etc
will be filled. On completion, the applicant will be required to upload his/her passport photograph which should not be more than 1MB in size. The size of such uploaded picture will be validated against this requirement, candidate should therefore take note.
After a successful upload the picture, the applicant should proceed to print the photo Card. The photo - card would carry the applicant's basic identity information and the card will be required for entry into the exam hall on the exam day

MODE OF APPLICATION FOR DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES
For a successful application, candidates are expected to complete two basic steps below:
Payment toe -Transact
On-line registration

Candidates should visit any branch of commercial bank and make payment. Pre-HND and HND/PGD candidates are to pay N4, 000.00 and N5, 000.00 respectively less bank charges. There is no account No, applicants should simply ask for E -Transact Pre -HND or HND or PGD account as the case may be. After payment, the bank teller would give a print-out which will be needed to proceed with online registration. In the print -out, there are two numbers namely:
Receipt No;
Confirmation No:

Visit AFIT Website on http://www.afit.edu.ng and click on Direct Entry Registration Link. Kindly select the appropriation application form applicable to you (Pre -HND, HND, or PGD). Insert the Receipt No and Confirmation No from the bank.

On the registration Form, fill in your bio-data and other relevant information (post secondary information, employment history) as seen on the page and dick on continue (Note: your phone number is your identity on the portage kindly provide a valid phone number).

Upload your necessary documents e.g OND Certificates etc and your passport photograph as seen on the page. Click on continue to print an acknowledge copy of your successful application. For further enquiry, you may wish to contact us on   the following numbers: 08026609907, 09028134088, 09051543481.


DATE OF EXAMINATION FOR POST -UTME /PRE -ND CANDIDATES
All candidates intending to pursue the Pre-ND and ND programmes in AFIT, are to prepare to write entrance examination and Post -UTME respectively on the same date.
Details of venue and timings are as follows:
Date: Saturday 15 August 2015.
Venue: AFITs premises at the Nigerian Air Force Base Kaduna. Time: Sam prompt
(Please note that lateness will not be tolerated).


All candidates intending to participate in the post -UTME screening exercise and the AFIT Entrance Examination are to come along with necessary materials such as biros, pencils, sharpeners, erasers, rulers and electronic calculators. The Institute will, however, provide the examination booklets for all candidates. All candidates are to note that the use of mobile telephones and other such communication devices will not be allowed inside the examination hall, even for the purpose of calculating.

Signed
PAUL MASIYER

Group Captain Registrar

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