- Our Objectives
To become a world class Polytechnic that excels in the provision of technical and technological manpower through training and research for the overall societal advancement.
To provide the desired training and undertake innovative research in order to meet the technical manpower needs of the state and Nigeria at large.
Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic was established by “The Katsina Polytechnic Law” which came into operation on 1st January, 1983. This Law abrogated the North Central College of Arts, Science and Technology Law of 1975 and effectively created the polytechnic as a legal entity out of the defunct KCAST. This Law was subsequently amended by the Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic (Amendment) Law of 2003.
The polytechnic is the premier Tertiary institution in the State and is situated along Tafawa Balewa Road, Katsina between Km 4.4 and Km 11.2 along Western side of the trunk ‘B’ Road linking Katsina city with Dutsin-ma.
THE OBJECTIVES OF THE POLYTECHNIC
- To provide courses of study, training and research in arts languages, science, technology, commerce and the humanities, as well as any other sphere of learning approved by the Academic Board for the purpose of entry requirements into Universities and other institutions of Higher Learning;
- To offer courses of study at sub-degree, diploma and other levels in arts, languages, sciences, technology, commerce and the humanities, as well as any other sphere of learning approved by the Academic Board;
- To provide courses of in-service instruction for members of the public service of the state, and to the extent that the Academic Board think fit, courses of the like nature for persons unconnected with any of the public services of the state;
- To promote through teaching, research, and other means the advancement of knowledge and its practical application to the needs of the community.