The Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa (FPN) has its roots dating back to 1983 when it was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Situated in Nasarawa, the capital city of Nasarawa State, the institution was founded to promote technological advancement and development within the society. Its establishment was part of the government’s efforts to expand access to quality technical and vocational education across the country.

In its early years, FPN started with a modest intake of students and a limited range of academic programs. However, over the decades, the institution has grown significantly, both in terms of its student population and the diversity of courses offered. Today, FPN stands as one of the prominent polytechnics in Nigeria, attracting students from various parts of the country and beyond.

The academic structure of FPN is divided into two main levels: the National Diploma (ND) and the Higher National Diploma (HND). These programs cover a wide range of disciplines, including engineering, sciences, management, and vocational trades, providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their respective fields. The institution’s commitment to practical and hands-on learning has earned it a reputation for producing well-rounded and industry-ready graduates.

In recent years, FPN has witnessed a remarkable surge in its student enrollment. In 2019 alone, the institution matriculated an impressive 3,681 students, with 2,361 enrolled in the National Diploma program and 1,320 pursuing the Higher National Diploma. This significant growth underscores the institution’s popularity and the increasing demand for quality technical education in the region and across Nigeria.

Despite its achievements, FPN strives for excellence, constantly reviewing and updating its curriculum to align with industry trends and technological advancements. The institution’s commitment to providing a conducive learning environment its dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art facilities have positioned it as a leading centre for technical and vocational education in Nigeria.

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