Polytechnics that Offer Medicine and Surgery in Nigeria 2023

Do you wish to know the available private, state, and federal Polytechnics that offer medicine and surgery in Nigeria in 2023?

In this article, we have listed all the Polytechnics in Nigeria that offer Medicine and Surgery for the 2023/2024 academic session and their admission requirements.

Fortunately, students who cannot secure admission to study medicine in a University can alternatively apply for the following Polytechnics and secure admission in one of the top medical courses studied in Nigeria.

This list comprises both federal, state, and private Polytechnics that offer Medicine and Surgery for Undergraduate students in the 2023/2024 academic session.

[See Also: 3 Years Medical Courses in Nigeria]

Is Studying Medicine & Surgery in a Polytechnic Accredited?

Students who study in a Polytechnic will be certified with Ordinary National Diploma (OND) for the first two years and a Higher National Diploma (HND) honors at the end of their program.

Polytechnics in Nigeria that Offer Medicine and Surgery

Polytechnic programs usually take 2 years for ND followed by an extra 6 months I.T and another 2 years for HND followed by a project and presentation.


Note: HND is acceptable for jobs and some universities accept HND for Master’s program and one can also use ND to apply for direct entry into any Nigerian university.

[Check out: Universities that accept HND for Masters here]

At the end of the four years ND & HND program, the student may decide to apply for a job or seek further training or go for a Master’s.

Polytechnic Admission Requirements for Medicine and Surgery 2023

Polytechnics require almost all the documents as Universities for admission. But Polytechnics requires a lesser JAMB score for admission.

[See Also: JAMB approved admission procedure to follow in 2023

So if you wish to successfully apply and study medicine and surgery in a Nigerian Polytechnic, you must meet the following admission requirements:

  • A good O’level result with not more than two sittings
  • Credit passes in English, Maths, Chemistry and Biology
  • JAMB Score between 130 to 180
  • The minimum age of 16

Subjects Needed for Medicine and Surgery at Nigerian Polytechnics

Such candidates must also have credit passes in the following subjects:

  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Physics

See Also: Colleges that offer medicine and surgery in Nigeria


The Polytechnics that Offer Medicine and Surgery in Nigeria 2023

The following is the list of available Polytechnics that Offer Medicine and Surgery-related courses in Nigerian Polytechnics in 2023/2024.

[Check out: List of all medical courses offered in Nigerian Universities]

Note: No Polytechnic offers medicine and surgery. But the Polytechnics listed below offer medical-related courses like;

  1. Dental Technology
  2. Biomedical Engineering Technology
  3. Optometry
  4. Dental Nursing
  5. Science Laboratory Technology
  6. Pharmaceutical Technology
  7. Medical Imaging Technology
  8. Dental Therapy
  9. Nutrition and Dietetics
  10. Health Information Management
  11. Community Health

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Polytechnics that offer Nutrition and Dietetics

  1. Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi
  2. Anambra State Polytechnic
  3. Imo State Polytechnic
  4. Kaduna State Polytechnic
  5. Ogun State Polytechnic
  6. Federal Polytechnic, Bida
  7. Federal Polytechnic Mubi
  8. Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri
  9. Federal Polytechnic, Ede
  10. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo
  11. Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic
  12. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro

Polytechnics that Offer Nutrition and Dietetics

  1. Imo State Poly
  2. Anambra State Polytechnic
  3. Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi
  4. Kaduna Polytechnic
  5. Federal Polytechnic, Bida
  6. Ogun Polytechnic
  7. Federal Polytechnic, Ede
  8. Ramat Polytechnic
  9. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
  10. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
  11. Federal Polytechnic Mubi
  12. Search for more on Google

[See Also: Schools that offer health information science and management]

Polytechnics that Offer Science Laboratory Technology (Science Lab Tech)


[See Also: Universities that offer biomedical engineering in Nigeria]

  1. Federal Polytechnic Bali
  2. Abia Poly
  3. Auchi Polytechnic
  4. Heritage Polytechnic
  5. Akwa Poly
  6. Mai Idris Alooma Polytechnic
  7. Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi
  8. Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic
  9. Benue State Polytechnic
  10. Federal Polytechnic, Bida
  11. Binyaminu Usman Polytechnic
  12. Crown polytechnic
  13. Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
  14. Akanu Ibiam Polytechnic
  15. Federal Polytechnic Damaturu
  16. Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko
  17. Federal Polytechnic, Ede
  18. Polytechnic Ibadan
  19. Igbajo Polytechnic
  20. Imo State Polytechnic
  21. Jigawa State Polytechnic
  22. Kano State Polytechnic
  23. Kaduna Polytechnic
  24. Hussaini Federal Polytechnic
  25. Kogi State Polytechnic
  26. Federal Polytechnic Ekowe
  27. Kwara State Polytechnic
  28. Lagos State Polytechnic
  29. Nasarawa State Polytechnic
  30. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic
  31. Ogun State Polytechnic
  32. Delta State Polytechnic
  33. Oke Ogun Polytechnic
  34. OSISATECH Polytechnic
  35. Federal Polytechnic, Idah
  36. Delta State Polytechnic
  37. Adamawa State Polytechnic
  38. Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri
  39. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
  40. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
  41. Gateway Polytechnic
  42. Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic
  43. Federal Polytechnic, Oko
  44. Taraba State Polytechnic
  45. Temple Gate Polytechnic
  46. Federal Polytechnic, Mubi
  47. Ibarapa Polytechnic
  48. Trinity Polytechnic, Etoi
  49. Federal Polytechnic, Kaura-Namoda
  50. Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic
  51. Edo State Polytechnic
  52. Federal Polytechnic, Nekede
  53. Wolex Polytechnic
  54. Federal Polytechnic Waziri
  55. Niger State Polytechnic
  56. Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa
  57. Search more on Google

Polytechnics that Offer Pharmaceutical Technology

  • Edo State Polytechnic
  • Kano State Polytechnic
  • Federal Polytechnic Nekede
  • Ogun State Polytechnic

Polytechnics that Offer Optometry

  • Federal Polytechnic Nekede located in Imo State.

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Do Polytechnics Offer Medicine and Surgery?

It is very important to inform you that there are no Polytechnics in Nigeria that offer medicine and Surgery currently for undergraduate degrees.

Meanwhile, there are some good Polytechnics listed above that offer other medical courses that are closely related to Medicine and Surgery.

Lastly, we advise that if you want to study medicine and surgery in Nigeria, then go to a University and make sure you go for an accredited University with a good reputation.

At this juncture, we believe you were able to explore the private, state, and federal polytechnics in Nigeria that offer medicine and surgery for Undergraduates in 2023.


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