The National Polytechnic Institute of Papua New Guinea-Non-School Leavers Acceptance List.


The National Polytechnic Institute of Papua New Guinea has released the Non-School Leavers 2020 Acceptance List for the following programs.

Academic Programs

  • Diploma in Applied Science
  • Diploma in Architectural Drafting
  • Diploma in Building.
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma In Business Studies-Accounting
  • Diploma In Business Studies-Computing
  • Diploma In Business Studies-Management
  • Diploma In Business Studies-Office Administration
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineeering
  • Technical Training Certificate in Science Technology
  • Technical Training Certificate in Drafting
  • Technical Training Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality
  • Certificate in Meat Processing
  • National Certificate in Maintenance Fitting & Machining Level 1
  • National Certificate in Metal Fabrication & Welding Level 1


Download the full list>>>PNG Polytech insitute Acceptance list 2020

Applicants for 2020 Academic Year

Non-School Leavers Application

Selections for non-school leavers are done at the institution and the names of the successful applicants listed (downloadable file link as above) for the respective courses. If your name is not on the selection list, regrettably considered your application as unsuccessful. The Offer Letter for successful applicants will be forwarded to your forwarding address given in the application form. You can also collect the offer letter from the Institute Administration, through a valid ID presentation. If forwarding addresses are changed, call the Institute  Care-takers to give your new forwarding email addresses.

School Leavers Application (SL)

Selection for School Leavers applications are facilitated by the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science & Technology (DHERST) through its Student Support & Scholarship Branch.

It is important to note that DHERST through its Student Support & Scholarship will inform all TESAS awardees through separate offer letters. Any selected school leavers who does not receive a TESAS offer letter from DHERST should not consider him/herself  to be self-sponsored student and is subject to all self-sponsor conditions for selected applicants. For queries regarding SL applications, please contact DHERST.

School Leavers offer letters have been forwarded to your respective email accounts provided on NOSS. If you have not received your offer letter, call or email us on  or

Enrollment Information

Enrollment for all successful applicants and continuing students begins on Monday 3rd January, 2020 and ends Friday 14th February, 2020. Space for study is no longer guaranteed for successful applicant failing to enrol by Friday 14th February, 2020.  All forms of enrolment ceases at the close of business hours on Friday 14th February 2020.

Present Original copies of Acceptance Letter, Certificates and Transcripts and a full school fee bank payment deposit slip or receipt must be presented for enrolment.

Course Fee Information.

Full Fee must be paid before enrolling, otherwise enrolment will be denied.

Full Year Self & Corporate Sponsor fee is K7,300.00 (Boarding & Lodging Component of K2,800.00 is inclusive) for boarding students and K4,5000 and for Day students. HECAS Student Fee (Parent Component) is K4,500.00.

For more information and notes with course fees, please refer to the “Fee Schedule for 2020” attached with the Offer Letter

Method of Payment

All payments must be made through the bank. The Institute account detail is : A/C Name: The National Polytechnic Institute of Papua New Guinea, Account No# : 271-385601  , Westpac, Lae.

Note: All cheques must be payments must be cleared before the student is allowed to enrol. Students can be denied enrolment while waiting for cheque to be cleared, therefore it is strongly recommended that all payments must be in cash or bank cheque before the enrolment dates.

Boarding Facilities

Accommodation on campus is limited and will be only provided for HECAS students on “first come first basis” . Some HECAS students will not be given boarding privileged  because of limited spaces. Boarding students are required to provide own beddings (.i.e mattresses, pillows and linen) and eating utensils (example cup, fork, and knife).

All other sponsored students will have to find their own accommodation off campus. The Okari Campus is a church owned accommodation facilities that has been providing off-campus alternative accommodation for NPIPNG students since 2016 and continues to provide alternative accommodation for NPIPNG students. The campus is a 15-20 minute walk from NPIPNG. The Assemblies of God Church owns and manage the facilities as well as provide pastoral care and counselling services to the students. Those willing to be considered for Okari Campus boarding space can contact Mrs.Norma Kendi on 72455254 or Mr. Paul Kilembe on 76218142 or email

Substitute Applicants.

Substitute applicants will not be considered during the enrolment time in 2020.


For any queries contact the Caretakers or the Deputy Director-Academic or Deputy Director Students services on Phone # 472 2552 /7530/1505 or Fax: 472 1025. Visit our (NPIPNG) website or the Department of Education Website.