Hands and Brain for Development


Auchi Polytechnic is one of the first four Polytechnics in Nigeria. It was founded in 1963, first, as a technical college and later in 1973 as a Polytechnic. The extant law establishing it assigns to the institution the task of producing well trained and highly skilled middle level manpower for the National economy in the areas of Engineering Technology, Science Environmental Studies, Management Studies and Art & Design. Auchi Polytechnic is one of the leading Polytechnics in the country, in one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan towns in Nigeria.

Dr Salisu Shehu Umar
Dr Salisu Shehu UmarThe Rector


Auchi Polytechnic is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, research, and developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Our various Schools include:

  • School of Applied Science & Technology (SAST)

  • School of Arts & Industrial Design (SAID)

  • School of Business Studies (SBS)

  • School of Engineering Technology (SENG)

  • School of Environmental Studies (SENV)

  • School of Evening Studies (SES)

  • School of General Studies

  • School of Information & Communication Technology (SICT)

Auchi Polytechnic students stand out for their academic excellence, while representing the different demographic, economic and cultural diversity of the world.


To Offer Training in Skills and Knowledge in Science, Technology and the Arts for the use of the Brain, Mind and Hands, for Promoting Self-reliance, Technological Advancement and Sustainable National Development.

Educational Training which imparts Scientific and Technological Skills so as to imbue its Graduates with the Essence and Attributes of Self-realization, Self-reliance, Self-employment and National Consciousness.




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Dr. S.S. Umar Wishes Staff and Students a Happy New Year https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid08euVrDqYfYZX1Jb3gh3WT4eKuWXjNBARshAayoyQuBq6ttNh5tg2xu49Es1Dt1Ztl&id=100082627097101&mibextid=Nif5oz

SUG Inauguration: Rector harps on Visionary Leadership and Good Conduct. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid028aBvuU4ShE5rmbyeu1L2V6CBbkz9PGBakJNLMbx2EYm999uYMfohFKXPrjP6sHoVl&id=100082627097101&mibextid=Nif5oz

Federal Ministry of Finance Donates Entrepreneurship Books to Auchi Polytechnic. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid025EmzDbsBCH3A55m13xXaWDJHQPjkoU4oLFWuntFeKim2nV6XFwnpPDiQb1QRCMnGl&id=1000826270971

As an institution with pedigree for excellence, we are committed to 100% accreditation for all our existing programmes and the newly inaugurated ones slated for resource verification; as we are set to float 12 additional programmes for the next academic calendar.


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