About NAPS

Welcome to the official website of NAPS

National Association of Polytechnic Student (NAPS) is the apex body representing Nigeria Polytechnic Students home and abroad.

Our Goals

  To ensure the complete abolishment of HND BSc Dichotomy and to see and end to HND discrimination.

Our Mission

To be the voice of all Nigerian Polytechnic Students home and Diasporal, via adequate and quality representation

Our Vision

To see Nigerian Polytechnics be the topmost provider of science and technology in th world.


NAPS is the umbrella body for all Polytechnics, Monotechnics, Colleges of Technology and other Allied Institution awarding National and higher national diploma across the six geopolitical zones of the federation and Diaspora.

This association which is the second largest student movement in Africa continent, , with the conglomeration of all SUG president as senator, forming the senate assembly with over 2.1 million harmless battalion Nigerian students membership strength, has been in the vanguard of campaign for equity, justice and good governance, free and qualitative education for over two decades.

The contribution of our noble association in bringing about our nascent democracy cannot be over emphasized. NAPS is an affiliate of the International Students’ Union (ISU), All African Students’ Union (AASU), west African student union (WASU), National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and has a CONSULTATIVE working relationship with UNESCO, UNICEF and ECOWAs.

Our Mandate


To represent the interest of Nigerian  Polytechnic Students in general


To promote technological advancement in Nigeria


To fight against discrimination of Polytechnic education, certificates and products


To agitate for the betterment of polytechnic education in Nigeria 


To defend the right of all Nigeria Polytechnic Students, from all forms of oppression 


To collaborate as partner in progress with individuals, group of individuals or corporate bodies for  the betterment of Polytechnic Students

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