The origin of Ho Technical University goes back to 1968. It was established as a Technical Institute with the primary objective of providing pre-technical education. By 1972, the Institute had made tremendous progress in upgrading the courses offered.
Consequently, the pre-technical programmes expanded to courses in the Engineering and Vocational fields, e.g. Basic Engineering, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering, Building Technology, Fashion, Hospitality Management, and Business Education.
In 1986, the Institute became a Polytechnic.
It however continued to operate as a second cycle institution, until 1993 when the Polytechnic was upgraded to a fully-fledged tertiary institution by the enactment of PNDC Law 321 and charged with the responsibility of training students in the technical and vocational skills to the Higher National Diploma [HND] level.
Subsequently, in 2007, Polytechnics were given the mandate by the Polytechnics Act 745 to award their own degrees to the highest level.
The passage of the Technical Universities Act 2016 (Act 922) provided Ho Technical University and mandated it to award degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other qualifications to the highest level in Engineering, Science and Technology based disciplines, Technical and Vocational Education and Training, Applied Arts and related disciplines.
To become a reputable Technical University contributing actively to national and international development.
To train highly competent human resources to the highest level possible through career-focused education, skill training and research in partnership with stakeholders.
Ho Technical University Courses/Programmes
Courses offered at the Ho Technical University are the approved programs to be run by technical universities in Ghana. These are programs accredited by the National Accreditation Board and the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX).
We have a dedicated page about all the courses offered by Ho Technical University. You may use the link above to access the page.
Ho Technical University Admission Requirements
Admission Requirements are the minimum criteria the school use when accepting a student into the college.
Since the technical universities are under the supervision of the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX), the agency in consultation with other stakeholders like the Ghana Education Service set the admission requirements for all technical universities in Ghana.
We have a dedicated page for the admission requirements for students who want to attend Ho Technical University, you can access the admission requirements by using the highlighted link.
Ho Technical University Admission Forms
Admission Form means the form provided by the School for parents/guidance to complete when accepting a place at the School. The admission forms for Ho Technical University can be accessed by visiting our dedicated page.
The page also has other vital information like the price for the various forms on sale, the year of programs available for admission, and a bit of the admission requirements for program-specifics.
Ho Technical University Portal
The admission and student portals accelerate the journey of a potential student until enrolment and graduation. The admission portal simplifies and streamlines the admission process, which is otherwise very long and consists of various stages.
The student portal was created to make it easy for students to easily access the school internet platform to perform some internet-based academic works.
All students and candidates of the University are to create an online account or log in to perform specific academic actions at ease. This portal also links to:
- Course Registration
- Fees Payment
- Result Checking
- Admission List/Status Checking
- Academic Calendar Checking
- Printing of Transcript, etc.
Ho Technical University Admission List
The admission list of Ho Technical University is the list of students who have successfully been offered a place to study in the university. Students who want to apply to this university use its dedicated admission portal to apply.
Successful students who met the admission requirements and the cut-off point of the university are admitted.
The list of successful applicants is published on the school’s website and notice boards. Most often, applicants are sent text messages confirming their acceptance into the institution.
The admission list may be accessed by using our dedicated page for the admission list of Ho Technical University.
Ho Technical University Fees Schedule
The fees schedule of the Ho Technical University is the approved academic fees and other related charges by the University.
However, you may have noticed that some technical universities’ fees may be a bit higher compared to others. This is because there are some extra charges the Universities add to the approved fees.
You may visit our page for the fees schedule to determine the exact fees schedule of Ho Technical University.
Applicants are advised to check the figures well to determine what they need to pay for and vice versa. All fees must be paid into the designated fees collection account of the university.
Ho Technical University Cut Off Points
The Cut Off Point for Technical Universities in Ghana is any grade not more than an aggregate 30. SSSCE/WASSCE applicants with C6 passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science are eligible to apply.
Credit passes in three elective subjects (A1-C6) would also be considered in calculating the cut-off points.
So, in effect, three core subjects and three elective subjects would be used to calculate Cut off points for various Technical Universities, which is not more than an aggregate 30.
NB: The Cut Off Points for Ho Technical University are revised on yearly basis. To stay up-to-date, you may visit our dedicated page for the Cut Off Point for Ho Technical University via the highlighted link.
Ho Technical University is one of the best technical universities in Ghana. This page has links to all the important pages about this university.
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