The HND course is a higher education qualification available in the Nigeria and selected international countries. HND assignments have been specifically developed for the world of work. As a result, HND courses are valued by companies and employers, and are perfect for individuals who wish to have a more of a ‘hands-on’ experience with their studies. HND level study can help you progress in your career, and is also valuable in preparing you for life at university.
The National Diploma programme is also called an ND program in polytechnic and Colleges. This was formerly the Ordinary National Diploma (OND). It's a two-year programme if on full-time bases but 3 years if part-time. However, daily part-time also adopts two-year 4 semesters stand like the full-time. ND is acceptable for admission to any university through JAMB DE. And any polytechnic can accept it for the HND admission.
A diploma is a programme run by universities,Polytechnics and Colleges. After completing it, some universities will give you 200 level admission through the JAMB DE.In the case of diploma, only the university that conducts the programme can accept you for admission into 200 level of the related course.