List of Accredited Courses Offered In NILEST & Entry Requirements

The management of Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology, Zaria has published the list of accredited courses offered in the institution for interested candidates who must have selected the school as their preferred choices of institution during their UTME registration.

In this post, aside listing all NILEST courses available in the institution, I will also be guiding you through their entry admission requirements as well as all you need to know before selecting a course of study in NILEST Zaria.

Below is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in NILEST, Zaria. The Admission Requirements;

  1. The Subject combination for your course.
  2. Cut-Off Mark for the course.


The above are the 3 most important factors that can determine if you will be admitted to study your chosen course in NILEST or not.

I will breakdown the above 3 factors before listing the following according to the faculties they are categorized at NILEST.

  • List of all Engineering Courses offered in NILEST.
  • List of all Science Courses offered in NILEST.
  • List of all Management & Business Studies Courses offered in NILEST.

Now I will breakdown the 3 factors that you must take cognizance of when searching for courses offered in NILEST.

NILEST Admission Requirements

NILEST admission requirements are the first step you must take note of when searching for available courses in NILEST. At NILEST and other tertiary institutions, courses offered have their distinct entry requirements. However, some requirements are the same for courses under the same faculty. In NILEST for example, you must have obtained at least 5 credit passes in your O’level result which must include mathematics and English language and three other subjects as it relates to your course of study. Note that some courses do not require a Credit in mathematics as a requirement for admission.

Correct Subject Combination

Using the correct subject combination for your course saves you a lot of costs and challenges in the area of obtaining a new change of course and institution form. For example, studying a course require at least 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings in WAEC, NECO or its equivalents. Making use of the subjects required for the course is what I mean by making use of the correct subject combination.

Course Cut Off Mark

After confirmation of the admission requirements and correct subject combination for your course, you are to check the course cut off mark. Oftentimes candidates seeking admission into NILEST search for NILEST courses and their cut off mark, some rephrase by checking for courses offered in NILEST and their cut off marks. These show how important cut off marks can be in relation to courses offered.

In summary of the above, you must confirm the admission entry requirements, subject combination for your course and minimum NILEST cut off mark for the course in the previous session as a guide to selecting the course if you must study such in NILEST, Osun State. Having noted the above, it’s time to list the courses offered in NILEST.

Full List of Courses Offered in NILEST

The list of courses offered in NILEST have been categorized under the Faculty of Science & Engineering and Management & Business Studies. Go through carefully to check if your ideal course is offered in the institution.

  • Computer Science
  • Footwear Design & Innovation
  • Footwear Technology
  • Hide and Skin Improvement
  • Industrial Chemical & Processing Technology
  • Leather Manufacture
  • Leather Technology
  • Pollution & Environmental Technology
  • Polymer Technology
  • Production Technology
  • Science Laboratory Technology

NILEST courses are wide in terms of scope of coverage. The Polytechnic offers courses in almost every field that is beneficial to students. The above are the courses offered in NILEST that are currently accredited by the NTBE (National Board for Technical Education).

Please note that the NILEST courses listed above are still offered in the institution so you can select any that suites your career path and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me via the comment section below and I will answer your questions in accordance.