The management of the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi (FPTB) disclosed during on Saturday during the occasion of the 2020 matriculation ceremony that the National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the commencement of nine-degree programs in engineering and other science courses in affiliation with the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi.
“We have recently created four additional departments and the appointments of their heads. The departments are; computer engineering, mechanical engineering, urban and regional planning and crime management. These departments will run ND programs under them as soon as we receive communication with the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE)”. He stated.
Also speaking, the registrar of the school Rakiya Maleka urged the newly admitted students to abide by the rules of the institution and avoid acts that could lead to their expulsion from the polytechnic.
She explained that for 2019/2020 the polytechnic received 9, 910 applications out of which 9, 654 were admitted.