The Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin was established by his Excellency, the then Military Governor of Kwara State, Col. David Bamigboye. The decision to establish the Polytechnic was announced during the launching of the four Year Development plan in 1971.
The College eventually came into existence following the promulgation of Kwara State Edict no. 4 of 1972 (now overtaken by the edict no. 21 of 1984 edict No. 13 of 1987 and edict no. 7 of 1994) as a body empowered by statute "to provide for studies, training research and development of techniques in arts and language, applied sciences, engineering, management and commerce, education and well as in other spheres of learning".
New: 2012/2013 SESSION PRE ADMISSION SCREENING EXERCISE
NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS
The Kwara State Polytechnic invites all candidates who have applied for admission into the institution to register for the screening exercise through the following links.
FOR CATEGORY ONE: JAMB UTME APPLICANTS
CATEGORY TWO: PRE-ND, ND (PART-TIME) and HND (FULL-TIME & PART-TIME) APPLICANTS
2012/2013 Provisional Admission List
The 2012/2013 provisional admissions list for Higher National Diploma, Nationa Diploma and for Part-Time is available online. Click here to view
The Kwara State Government has announced the appointment of Prof. Shehu Jimoh as the new Council Chairman for the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. This followed the redeployment of the immediate past Chairman, Alhaji Musa Ayinla Yeketi, to the College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies (CAILS). According to the State Government, the appointment is with immediate effect.