HND stands for higher nation diploma, it’s the continuation of National diploma and it’s the highest certificate issued by a polytechnic. The HND programme will hold for 2 years of two Academic session and candidate who are successful will be consider as a graduate.
The number of graduates who obtain HND in Nigeria polytechnic in 1 year is over 200,000.
No university is allowed to run HND programme and only polytechnic is allowed by NBTE.
Candidates who successfully complete HND can proceed for post graduate diploma in a recognised university to acquire more knowledge and certification. . please note that without ND certificate,you cannot apply for for HND in any Nigeria polytechnic.
One of the polytechnic that offer a very Fast HND Academic calendar includes.
Fed poly nassarawa
You can secure job in private and government organization with HND Certificate and some university also offer conversation programme for HND and your HND will be converted to BSC within 1 year.