DESPO Post UTME Form for 2023/2024 Academic Session

Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara (DESPO) invites applications for its Full-Time ND Programmes for the 2023/2024 academic session. Eligibility requirements include a 100+ score in the 2023 UTME and five O/L credits in relevant subjects. Candidates can apply online with a processing fee of N2,000. They will be subjected to a Post-UTME screening exercise. Document requirements for the screening include JAMB Result Slip, O/L Result, Birth Certificate, and others. Computer Science applicants must have at least a pass in Physics.

DESPO Post UTME Screening Form

Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara (DESPO), a renowned institution renowned for its commitment to fostering academic excellence, has announced the sale of its Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Form for the 2023/2024 academic session. This initiative invites eligible aspirants to seize the opportunity to secure a spot in the polytechnic’s full-time National Diploma (ND) programmes.

📚 ProgramFull-Time ND Programmes, Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara (DESPO), 2023/2024 session
🎓 EligibilityCandidates must have scored 100+ in 2023 UTME, possess five O/L credits
📍 Institution ChoiceCandidates who chose DESPO or wish to change to DESPO
🎯 Courses AvailableApplied Sciences & Technology, Engineering, and Business Studies
💻 Application MethodOnline through with a fee of N2,000
📝 Screening ExerciseApplicable to candidates who chose or wish to change to DESPO
📁 Required DocumentsJAMB Result Slip, O/L Result, Birth Certificate, etc.
🔍 Additional InfoComputer Science applicants must have at least a pass in Physics

Eligibility Criteria: Laying the Foundation

DESPO has set out a clear eligibility criterion for candidates. The institution welcomes applications from:

  1. Candidates who participated in the 2023 UTME and achieved a score of 100 or above.
  2. Both candidates who selected Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara during their UTME registration and those who did not but are interested in changing their choice of institution to DESPO.
  3. Candidates who possess five O-level credits in relevant subjects, inclusive of Mathematics and English Language, in no more than two sittings.

Exploring Course Opportunities: A Glimpse into DESPO’s Offerings

DESPO provides an array of programmes across various disciplines, housed within three major schools. Aspiring applicants can choose from the following:

  • School of Applied Sciences & Technology: Science Laboratory Technology, Computer Science, Statistics
  • School of Engineering: Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Welding & Fabrication Technology, Industrial Maintenance Engineering & Technology
  • School of Business Studies: Accountancy, Business Administration & Management, Banking & Finance, Mass Communication, Office Technology & Management

Applying for Admission: A Step-by-Step Guide

To apply, interested candidates need to:

  1. Visit DESPO’s official website ( and select ‘ND Application Form.’
  2. Pay a non-refundable processing fee of Two Thousand Naira (N2,000) via an online transaction using a Verve or Master debit card (ATM Card).
  3. Fill out the online application form with the required information and submit.
  4. Print two copies of the online acknowledgement form to complete the registration process.

Screening Exercise: The Road to Admission

All applicants are subjected to a Post-UTME screening exercise. This applies to candidates who originally chose Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara, as well as those who did not but have opted to change their institution to DESPO.

Candidates are advised to ensure that their O-Level results are uploaded to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) website. They are also encouraged to come prepared with writing materials and an HB pencil for the screening exercise.

Required Documentation for Screening

Candidates must present the following original documents at the screening exercise:

  • JAMB Result Slip
  • O-Level Result
  • Certificate of Local Government of Origin
  • Two Recent Passport Photographs
  • The Application Form (Photocopy) and Bursary receipt
  • Birth Certificate

Additional Information

It is vital to note that candidates applying for the Computer Science course must have a pass grade in Physics at the very least.

In conclusion, DESPO’s admission process for the 2023/2024 academic session presents an exciting opportunity for aspiring students to embark on their journey towards a robust academic and professional future. The institution, with its rich course selection and rigorous educational standards, continues to shape the minds of tomorrow’s leaders.

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