List of Polytechnics that Offer Political Science in Nigeria 2023

We have listed all the polytechnics that offer Political Science in Nigeria in 2021. We believe this information will really help you to make a good choice.

If you never had the opportunity to study Political science in a university, then here is an opportunity for you to apply and still study political science in a polytechnic.

Meanwhile, it is important to inform candidates that political science is one of the best art courses in Nigeria that is very recommendable to arts candidates.

If you wish to learn more about political science, the admission requirements needed for political science admission, and much more information, then read this carefully.

Is it Good to Study Political Science in a Polytechnic?

It is not a bad choice to study Political science in a polytechnic especially when you have been denied admission severally into a university.

In fact, one of the alternatives we usually recommend to candidates that have been denied admission severally is always to change to a less competitive course, less competitive university, or change to a polytechnic.

Meanwhile, a graduate from a polytechnic will only earn an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) while a graduate from a university will earn a Degree.

[See Also: Major Differences Between Polytechnic and University in Nigeria]


Requirements to Study Political Science in Polytechnic

If you wish to apply and study political science in a polytechnic, then you will have to meet the following admission requirements:

  • 5 credit passes in O’level including English, Maths, and Government
  • The candidate must have at least a 140 to 150 JAMB score
  • You must be up to 16 years old
  • Original O’level and JAMB result, etc.

Can I study Political Science in Polytechnic in Nigeria?

Yes!!! But if you wish to study Political Science in any Nigerian Polytechnic, then here is the piece of advice from us; look for a course in the Polytechnic that is related Political Science and study and then acquire your ND and switch to a University.

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Which Polytechnic in Nigeria offers Political Science?

Currently, there’s no Polytechnic in Nigeria that offer Political Science, but the Polytechnics listed below offer courses that just like Political Science related.

If you find it difficult to gain admission to study Political Science in a university, then we will advise you to pick any of the courses listed below which are closely-related to  Political Science and study and then switch to University to start from year 2 after acquiring your ND.

Two Political science related courses that are offered in Polytechnic which you can study and switch to a university to start your year two in Political Science are:

  1. Public Administration
  2. Local Government Studies

Polytechnics That Offer Political Science Courses in Nigeria 2021

If you wish to study the above political science courses in Nigeria, then the following are the Polytechnics that offer Political science related courses in Nigeria:

  1. Abia State Polytechnic, Abia State
  2. Benue State Polytechnic, Benue State
  3. Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State
  4. The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State
  5. Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Imo State
  6. Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna State
  7. The Federal Polytechnic Mubi, Adamawa State
  8. Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi State
  9. Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Bauchi State
  10. Kano State Polytechnic, Kano State
  11. Federal Polytechnic, Zamfara State
  12. Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State
  13. Konduga Polytechnic, Borno State
  14. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State,
  15. Sure Foundation Polytechnic, Akwa Ibom State
  16. Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa State
  17. Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin
  18. Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri, Borno State
  19. Edo State Polytechnic, Usen
  20. Wolex Polytechnic, Iwo, Osun State
  21. Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic, Sokoto State
  22. Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State
  23. Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Kebbi State
  24. Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State
  25. Niger State Polytechnic, Niger State
  26. Nacabs Poly, Akwanga, Nasarawa State
  27. Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  28. Imo State Polytechnic, Imo State
  29. Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State
  30. Dorben Polytechnic Garam, Niger State
  31. Federal Polytechnic Idah, Kogi State
  32. Global Poly, Ondo State
  33. Heritage Polytechnic, Eket, Akwa Ibom state
  34. Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse, Jigawa State
  35. Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, Kogi State
  36. Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia
  37. The Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Oyo State
  38. Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola
  39. Temple Gate Polytechnic, Abia State

That is the list of the Polytechnics that offer political science in Nigeria, the admission requirements needed for admission into a polytechnic to study political science in Nigeria, and so on.


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Godwin ofem
Godwin ofem
1 year ago

I wrote english ,economic,history and commerce can i be opportune to studies political science

James Mpareghga
James Mpareghga
1 year ago

I love to it

1 year ago

I wrote English Lange, economics, government, literature in English but my neco result has no literature plz i need help

1 year ago

In my jamb registration I added literature for political science
Can I be given addmisson and which university would accept me

2 years ago

I can’t find polytechnic here that offer political science pls help me out

1 year ago
Reply to  Abiola

Me too I need of thesame question

2 years ago

i am very happy for giving me the full list of polytechnic that offered political science. Thank you

2 years ago

I would love to go for the Nassarawa polytechnic but why is it state

Stephen E. Okon
Stephen E. Okon
2 years ago

It is my pleasure to see my state, Akwa ibom state, as one of the sure foundation of political science in this country. I love everything about government and political science is my favorite course right from secondary level. My dream will definitely come to pass AMEN 🙏.

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