National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) is a statutory body
established under the National Council for Technical Education Act, Cap.
129, to oversee and coordinate the provision of technical education and
training in Tanzania. Under the establishing Act, in order to attain
and maintain the status of a training provider, all institutions are
required to be registered, accredited and have their curricula approved
by the Council. Institutions are not allowed to admit students and start
offering any programme without the approval of the Council.
Council wishes to inform all technical education stakeholders and the
general public that, admission and selection of students for various
Certificate and Diploma Programmes offered by Technical Institutions,
Universities and their constituent Colleges shall be conducted by
Technical Institutions and Universities themselves.
be informed that, all applications for admissions should be submitted
to respective technical Institutions or Universities except for public
institutions offering health & allied sciences; and teacher
into public institutions offering health & allied sciences, and
teacher education courses shall be coordinated by the Ministry of
Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly & Children; and
Ministry of Education, Science & Technology respectively in
collaboration with NACTE. In that respect, all applications for
admission into Certificate and Diploma programmes for health &
allied sciences; and teacher education programmes delivered by public
health & allied sciences schools, and public Teacher Training
Colleges should be made online via NACTE website (www.nacte.go.tz)
or through the respective schools and colleges that will submit
received applications for admission through their respective
Council wishes also to inform that, publication of selected students
will be made by the respective Technical Institutions or Universities
and selected students for health & allied sciences and teacher
education programmes will be made public through NACTE website and
respective Ministry’s websites.
Council further wishes to inform that, applications for admission will
be received as described above from 15th May, 2017 to 20th August, 2017.
Publication of selected students for various Certificate and Diploma
programmes will be made on 14th September, 2017. Studies for academic
year 2017/2018 will commence from 25th September, 2017.