The college draws its students from all regions in Tanzania who have a technical or science bias and passed well in their Ordinary level Examinations. Few places are also available for in-service applicants. Applicants from other countries may also apply through the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training. Successful candidate may qualify for government sponsorship if applied in advance under the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training. Private sponsorship is also acceptable. The following are the minimum requirements for admission to the College for the Ordinary Diploma Courses.
Candidates must posses Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with good passes in Mathematics, Engineering science or Physics and Chemistry. These are selected by the Ministry of Education and vocational Training
Applicants channel their applications through their respective employers. Self-employed applicants are required to route their application letters through District Councils or Sponsors. Candidates with minimum CSEE qualifications are required to sit for an entrance examination in Mathematics, Physics and English.
This is a special programme for students who would like to join engineering courses. This is an eight weeks programme. Successful female candidates qualify for the government sponsorship and Male students are private sponsored.
Department/Course requirements enable students to realize curriculum and participate effectively in both theoretical studies in accordance with requirements of the curriculum. Cost for this item varies from course to another depending on the respective curriculum requirements.