Accra Technical University Admission Requirement 2022/2023

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The Accra Technical University (ATU) admission requirement for all the courses at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate level has been released for the 2022/2023 academic session.

Accra Technical University Admission Requirement

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Admission of Applicants to Bachelor of Technology(B Tech), Higher National Diploma (HND), Non-Tertiary And Professional Programmes For 2019/2021 Academic Year

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for admission into the following programmes:

TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  • Higher National Diploma (HND) certificate in a relevant field with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
  • Applicants must have at least two (2) years post-HND qualification working experience.

(C) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES (MORNING SESSION)

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Building Technology
  2. HND Civil Engineering
  3. HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  4. HND Interior Design and Technology
  5. HND Mechanical Engineering
  6. HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (HCIM)
  7. HND Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)
  8. HND Statistics
  9. HND Computer Science

BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Accountancy
  2. HND Marketing
  3. HND Purchasing and Supply
  4. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies
  5. HND Bilingual Secretaryship and Management Studies
  6. HND Fashion Design and Textiles

(C) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES (EVENING SESSION)

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Building Technology
  2. HND Civil Engineering
  3. HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  4. HND Mechanical Engineering
  5. HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (HCIM)
  6. HND Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)
  7. HND Statistics
  8. HND Computer Science

BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Accountancy
  2. HND Marketing
  3. HND Purchasing and Supply
  4. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies
  5. HND Fashion Design and Textiles

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HND PROGRAMMES

A. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  • SSSCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A – D) in all subjectsincluding 

English Language and core Mathematics; and at least three (3) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialisation.

  • WASSCE applicants must have SIX (6)  passes (A1 – D7) in all subjects including   

English Language and core Mathematics; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) subjects which must be relevant to the area of specialisation.

B. SSSCE / GBCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES

  • SSSCE/GBCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A- D) in all subjects including English Language and Mathematics; and at least three (3) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialisation.
  • WASSCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A1- D7) in all subjects including English Language and Mathematics; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) subjects which must be relevant to the area of specialisation.

INTERPRETATIONS OF WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE

WASSCE

SSSCE/GBCE

GRADE

INTERPRETATION OF GRADES

A1

A

1

Excellent

B2

B

2

Very Good

B3

C

3

Good

C4

D

4

Credit

C5

5

Credit

C6

6

Credit

D7

7

Pass

C. PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS

Applicants must pass three (3) subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course Programme, plus three (3) passes in the technical subjects.

D. TECHNICIAN APPLICANTS

Passes in Part I and Part II technical subjects or a pass in Ordinary Technician Diploma

E. CERTIFICATE II APPLICANTS (TECHNICAL SCHOOL GRADUANDS)

Passes in SIX (6) relevant subjects comprising three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science/Social Studies), plus three (3) passes in relevant subject areas.

F. DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS) CANDIDATES

DBS qualification with passes in all four (4) subjects, plus two (2) WASSCE passes (A1 –D7) or two (2) SSSCE/GBCE passes (A – D) in English Language and Mathematics.

G. gce ‘A’ level /aBCE applicants

  • FOUR (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/GBCE credits including English Language and Mathematics.

AND

  • A minimum of two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level or two (2) ABCE passes in relevant subjects.

H.  Other certificateS and Diploma Applicants

i. A Diploma from a recognised higher institution.
OR
ii.  Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) Level I
OR

  • A degree in relevant area.

i. Mature applicants

Candidates must be at least twenty-five (25) years of age and must attach proof of age with birth certificates or other legitimate documentary evidence to the completed application forms. Mature applicants must pass the Entrance Examinations to be conducted in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge. The mature candidate must have the relevant working experience in the subject area.

J. FOREIGN APPLICANTS

Foreign applicants may be admitted on the basis of qualifications from their home countries for which equivalence shall be determined by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of Ghana and submitted to the University. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries. Foreign applicants are also requested to acquire Non-Citizen Ghanacard as a pre-requisite for offer of admission. Foreign applicants who fail to provide evidence of having acquired this card will not have their applications processed.

NOTE: In all cases candidates will be expected to meet THE departmental requirements for admission into the programmes

NON-TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CTC I

Passes in all General Course in Construction (GCC) subjects or passes in four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics or four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics.

MVT I
Pass in Motor Vehicle Mechanics (intermediate) or General Engineering or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

EET I
Four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) elective science subjects or pass in Telecommunications Part I or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics or a pass in Electrical Installation Work (Course B) or General Engineering.

MET I
Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice Certificate with passes in all three (3) subjects or General Engineering or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

CTC II/ EET II
Applicants should be holders of CTC I/MVT I/EET I/ MET I certificates respectively.

Refrigeration Technicians Part II

  • Passes in four (4) SSSCE /WASSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics and any two (2) science related subjects.

OR

  • Refrigeration Mechanics Certificate

OR

  • General Course in Engineering

Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting/Secretarial/Marketing/Purchasing and Supply/Statistics/Entrepreneurship/ICT Options)

Four (4) gce ‘o’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics or rsa stage ii/GBCE with four (4) passes including English Language and Mathematics or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects.

Advanced Fashion
           
A pass in the Intermediate Dressmaking/Fashion Certificate Examination plus one year industrial experience or four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any other elective subjects or  NVT I Grade II and Grade I certificates  or four (4) credits in GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and  Mathematics.

Science Laboratory Technician Part I

Four (4) gce ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any of these two (2) subjects, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics and Additional General Science or Passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics and any two elective subjects, such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Elective Mathematics or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) science related subjects.

Advance Cookery (812/2)
Pass in Basic Cookery (812/1) or City and Guilds (706/2) and a minimum of one year working experience.

tvet certificate ii in business studies (accounting/secretarial/ict options)
A good pass in English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies, plus two (2) other subjects at the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE).

duration: three (3) years

ACCESS (PRE-HND) COURSE TO HND SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Technician applicants with minimum qualification of Craft/Intermediate or Advance Certificate or MET I, MVT I, CTC I, EET I (without credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), Advanced Cookery 812/1, 812/2 and Advanced Fashion (without credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) and pure science and agricultural science graduates with at least three (3) passes of the elective subjects.

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

International Certificate in Logistics and Transport (CILT) 

I)  The programme consists of four (4) modules, including:

  • Business Theory
  • Business Application
  • Warehousing and Stores Operations
  • Freight Operations
  • Transport Planning
  • Port Operations

II) target group

  • Supervisors and First Line Managers in the field of Logistics and Transport, Supply Chain, Procurement, Stores Administrators, etc.
  • Any individual who wants to pursue a career in the above but has no Basic Knowledge.

iii) entry requirements

  • Senior High School (SHS) graduates with at least four (4) passes, including English Language and core Mathematics.
  • Ordinary level graduates with at least six (6) passes including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Advance level graduates with at least two (2) passes.
  • Equivalent Professional Qualifications at level three (3) of the UK National Qualification Framework.

international diploma in Logistics and Transport (dILT)

I)          The programme consists of six (6) modules, including:

  • Managing Transport and the Logistics Operations
  • Managing Resources
  • Transport Economics and Finance
  • Inventory and Warehouse Management
  • Passenger Transport
  • Logistics and Supply Chain

II)         target group

  • Individuals in Middle Management positions who seek to develop a more Strategic view of Logistics and Transport Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement, Stores Administration etc.

iii)        entry requirements

  • International Certificate in Logistics and Transport.
  • HND / degree holders
  • Equivalent professional qualifications.

iv)        duration

  • Two (2) semesters of Fourteen (14) weeks each
  • Lectures times are three (3) Evenings in the week

INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT – (ADILT)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • International Diploma in Logistics & Transport (DILT).
  • Degree/ Masters in Logistics & Transport, Supply Chain or procurement related discipline with any accredited institution.

DURATION

  • Trimester with an average of sixteen (16) weeks per semester
  • Lecture time is three (3) Evenings in the weekfrom 5:00pm – 8:00 pm (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday)

BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN PROGRAMME

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • four (4) passes in WASSCE/SSSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics any two (2) Science related subjects.
  • Certificate II Applicants: Passes in relevant subject areas as such Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering or General Engineering.
  • Diploma, HND and Degree graduates in Science Laboratory Technology,Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering or General Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Information Technology or Computer Science.
  • Mature Access Course.

DURATION

  • One (1) academic year.

ONLINE ADMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

  1. ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN E-VOUCHERS (LOGIN DETAILS)
  • BY BANKERS’ DRAFT PAYABLE AT THE CASH OFFICE OF ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY.

OR

  • DIAL *389* 288# AND FOLLOW THE PROMPT TO PAY AND RECEIVE YOUR E-VOUCHER BY SMS (ALL NETWORKS).
  1. LOG ON TO THE ADMISSIONS SYSTEM AT www.atu.edu.gh WITH THE E-VOUCHER NUMBER AND PIN FOR THE 2019/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR ADMISSIONS.
  1. FOLLOW THE STEPS ON THE ONLINE ADMISSIONS SYSTEM TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION.
  1. APPLICANTS MUST PRINT OUT COPIES OF THE COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION FORMS AND SUBMIT THEM TOGETHER WITH TRUE CERTIFIED COPIES OF RELEVANT DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING CERTIFICATES AND RESULT SLIPS TO THE ADDRESS:

THE REGISTRAR,
ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
P. O. BOX GP 561, ACCRA

THE COST OF APPLICATION FORMS FOR THE VARIOUS PROGRAMMES IS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Bachelor of Technology (BTECH) – GH₵ 180.00
2. HND (Morning & Evening) – GH₵ 150.00
3. Mature Applicants (Morning & Evening) – GH₵ 170.00
4. Non-HND – GH₵ 140.00
5. Pre-HND GH₵ 140.00
6. Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Technician – GH₵ 140.00
7.Professional Programmes (ADILT, DILT & CILT) – GH₵ 100.00
8. Foreign Students Application Form –  USD 100.00

MATURE APPLICANTS ARE TO NOTE THAT:

THE COST OF TUITION (CLASSES) AND THE MATURE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION IS GH₵ 380.00

ELIGIBLE MATURE APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN TWO (2) SEPARATE BANKERS’ DRAFTS WITH THE SUM OF GH₵ 170.00 AND GH₵ 380.00 RESPECTIVELY, COVERING THE COST OF THE APPLICATION FORM, TUITION (CLASSES) AND MATURE ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS,PAYABLE TO ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY.

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