Application for Ordinary Diploma Courses for Academic Year 2017/2018

The Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology invites applications from qualified candidates for the admission into the Institute's Ordinary Diploma Programmes for the academic year 2017/2018 scheduled to commence in mid-October 2017.

A: Ordinary Diploma (NTA's 6) PROGRAMEMES

Programmes Offered Including New Introduced Programme The Institute offers the following three years courses (NTA Level 4-6) leading to:
  1. Ordinary Diploma in Civil Engineering
  2. Ordinary Diploma in Computer Engineering
  3. Ordinary Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  4. Ordinary Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering
  5. Ordinary Diiploma in Information Technology
  6. Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  7. Ordinary Diploma in Mining Engineering
  8. Ordinary Diploma in Science & Laboratory Technology
  9. Ordinary Diploma in Biomedical Equipment Engineering
  10. Ordinary Diploma in Multimedia and Film Technology
  11. Ordinary Diploma in Communication Systems Technology
  12. Ordinary Diploma in Renewable Energy Technology
  13. Ordinary Diploma in Food Science and Technology
  14. Ordinary Diploma in Biotechnology


All applications are under private sponsorship (Institute hostels availability is subject to availability of space)

A.1: Direct Entry Applicants

The direct entry segment comprises candidates who will join directly without undergoing the Pre-entry course

Logo Minimum Entry Qualification

Holder of good Certificate of Secondary Education with a minimum average of 'C' grade (a maximum of 9 total points) or (a maximum of 12 total points) based in the following conversions respectively: (A=1, B=2, C=3, D=4 for applicants who completed Form IV before 2013) and (A=1, B + =2, B=3 C=4, D=5 for applicants who completed Form IV in 2013) in the following three subjects; Physics/Engineering Science, Mathematics and Chemistry or English, or must have a good General Certificate Course in Engineering (GCE). Applicants of Science and Laboratory Technology , Biomedical Equipment Engineering and Food Science and Technology must have a minimum pass of D in Chemistry and Biology in addition to the above requirements

B: Mode Of Application

  • Logo All eligible applicants for Ordinary Diploma programmes are required to apply through DIT Admission System (DIT SAS) in which the information about the modality and procedures for application are accessible.
  • Logo All eligible applicants for Ordinary Diploma programmes studied at DIT applying for re-admission at different levels are required to collect application forms from the office of the Registrar

    Note that: Applications letters through our mailbox or application materials mailed through e- mails will not be processed.

  • Logo The Online Application for Ordinary Diploma will be processed only if the following scanned documents are attached:
    • Logo An original pay in slip of non-refundable application fee of Tsh 20,000/= for Tanzanian applicants or Tshs equivalent to USD 20 for Non-Tanzanian applicants payable to the Principal, Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology through any branch of CRDB Bank, Account No 0150408417800
    • Logo Original relevant certificates such as, A-Level certificate O-Level certificate or valid results slip for those completed in the year 2013, GCE, and birth certificate
    • Logo A coloured passport size personal photograph taken within the last six months which will be required to uploaded to an online system

C: Fees

Information on DIT fees is provided in the DIT Website Follow this Link to Access the Fee Structure

D: Closing Date

The system will close application for Direct Entry Applicants on Sun Aug 20, 12:00 AM, 2017
Closing date for applications should be observed. No consideration will be made for late applicants.
NOTE: You are advised to choose the right programmes that you prefer since no change of programme will be entertained once the admission has been offered

E: Warning

Submission of forged certificates or any false information is criminal offence and will be handled according to the law.


Address: Principal, Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology, P.O. Box 2958, Dar es Salaam
Tel: +255-(0)22-2153511 (Registrar)
Fax: +255-(0)22-2152504
e-mail: (Registrar)
Or on this system (Website) via this DIT-SAS-Help and Support :: Enquiries
And all the answers to Inquiries about Admission can be found on this link DIT-SAS: Help and Support :: Answers to Enquiries