Apply For Admissions

Things To Know First

If you would like to study in the Polytechnic in the heart of the city that focus on changing the world for better to morrow, you’re choosing the right place.

We do not use special formulas to select students. We look at every single applicant’s application, academic and personal, to select students who suit to our community with a full range of backgrounds. If you would like to study in the Polytechnic in the heart of the city.

Details on how to Apply

The Common Application is required for students applying to any or all of Dorben’s National & Higher National  diploma Programme’s. You’ll be able to choose your campus and program s that you are interested.

You will need :

  • Online Application form
  • A Nonrefundable application fee. Students who are unable to pay the application fee can request a fee waiver.
  • Secondary School O'Level Cetificates (Minimum of five (5) credits on required subject).
  • Contact information for one guarantors (or two, maximum) who will complete the guarantors form.
  • State of Origin Documents
  • Court Affidavits on your required documents.

When To Apply?

Time Decision Application Deadline
Early Decision 1 November 1 December 15
Early Decision 2 January 1 February 15
Regular Decision January 1 April 1

Where to submit necessary documents?

Documents not submitted through the online method can be mailed to:

Bwari-Garam Road,
Bwari Area Council,
Abuja FCT, Nigeria, West Africa.

Where to buy a pin?

All Documents are submitted through the online application portal via the link below:

Education Services

Dorben Polytechnic was established to provide high quality academic studies for individuals who intend to develop career as professionals and technical experts with self reliance

International Hubs

We strives to position ourselves as a center of academic excellence. Personalities from other parts of the globe have had cause to visit us for the purpose of interaction in areas of technical cooperation.

ND & HND Programmes

We offer a range of courses and programmes in National Diploma and Higher National Diploma. We have talented, gifted and committed lecturers, staff and students. 

Polytechnic Life

We have the capacity and purpose to prepare our students for their chosen careers. As an Institution, it is our duty to help our students achieve their visions, build and exhibit good moral values, and eventually become great leaders for the future.

The Application Process


Purchase a Pin

To start your application you need to obtain a Personal Identification Number (PIN) to gain access to the online form. Pay for your PIN in the following Bank details and collect your receipt at the Bursary Department by presenting your Bank Teller and proceed to the Academic Office to obtain your PIN slip. 



You start your application by logging into the system using the serial number and PIN on your card. Keep your  card safely for subsequent logins. Your serial number becomes your username for subsequent logins. You should input a secure password of your choice (which can be alpha-numeric and not less than 8 characters in length) which you can remember


Personal Information

After the verification, you would proceed to fill your application form. You are required to enter your personal information including your names and other relevant information. A valid phone number is required which is going to be the primary communication medium in regards to your application


School Attended

You are required to select the first and second choices of your programme of study from the list of available programmes.


Education Qualification

Enter at least two institutions you attended indicating the certificates you obtained. Fill in your grade details of at least five (5) subjects,  Centre No. and Exam No. of your SSCE/WASC/GCE/TC II,  your post secondary qualifications or any other qualifications. 


Select your Course

You are required to select the first and second choices of your programme of study from the list of available programmes.


Application Submission

After filling all the necessary information, you should submit the application by clicking on the ‘Submit Application’ button. Before final submission of the application, you should ensure to verify all your information. After the submission you cannot edit any of the information.


Printing of Application Form

After successful submission of the application, your application page is displayed. The Serial Number on your slip is your Application ID as well as your login username. Click on Print Application to print it.


Application Status

APPLICATION STATUS You can login to the online application anytime to check the status of your application.

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