NIT JOINING INSTRUCTION 2021-2022
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
MINISTRY OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORT
JOINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR SELECTED APPLICANTS
The main objectives of the Institute are; To promote, encourage, coordinate and conduct demand driven training in logistics and transportation and communications sectors, to conduct research, provide consultancy services and publications as well as maintaining a reliable logistics data bank, to conduct professional examinations and grant professional bachelors, diplomas and certificates of different classes and types, as well as other awards of the Institute and to arrange and provide facilities for conferences, workshops and seminars.
JOINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR SELECTED APPLICANTS FOR 2021/2022
Please be informed that, you have been selected to join the National Institute of Transport (NIT) to pursue various programmes under Higher Education Student’s Loans scheme or Private Sponsorship. We wish you success in this challenging task as we warmly welcome you to the National Institute of Transport. You will pursue the programme identified in your letter of invitation to join the Institute.
The National Institute of Transport is located along Mabibo Road behind TANZANIA – CHINA TEXTILE MILL (URAFIKI) Company about 10 kilometers from the City Centre.
Your sponsor or guardian or yourself shall be responsible for your traveling expenses to and from NIT throughout your studies
New students will only be admitted upon producing a satisfactory medical report of health fitness. You are therefore requested to undergo a medical examination by a registered and competent medical practitioner or from a Government Hospital before coming to the Institute. Medical Examination Forms are enclosed.
PRIVATELY SPONSORED STUDENTS
All first year students Under Private Sponsorship (other than those under Higher Education Students’ Loan Board (HESLB) Scheme must fill in and submit Student’s Sponsorship Declaration Forms before being registered.
INSTITUTE FACILITIES AND CONDITIONS FOR USE
- The Institute has Library facilities, Computer Laboratories, Hostels, Workshops, a Dispensary and recreational facilities.
- Selected applicants are informed that the Institute does not have enough/adequate accommodation at the moment hence, they should be prepared to seek for private accommodation outside the Institute.
- Students are advised to come with all necessary items for their studies e.g exercise books, pens, calculators, drawing pencils and tracing pens, etc.
- Automobile Engineering students are required to come with at least two pair of blue overalls, overcoats and safety boots.
- Medical treatment will be provided after the submission of National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) card.
- Students accommodated in the Institute’s hostels must observe rules and regulations pertaining to students conduct and discipline (by-laws). The institute reserves the right of admission to the hostels.
- Students are encouraged to participate fully in sports and games activities. The Institute participates in various sports competitions: football, netball, basketball, volleyball, athletics and other indoor games. Students are advised to come with sports gear.
The National Institute of Transport (NIT) is a public higher learning institution located on west of Dar-es-Salaam City, along Mabibo Road in Ubungo Light Industrial area; just about one kilometer off the Morogoro Road. NIT was established in 1975 as training wing of the then National Transport Corporation (NTC). NIT was charged with the responsibility of strengthening human resource capabilities of transport operatives and middle level managers of subsidiary companies of NTC. These subsidiary companies were: National Bus Services Limited (KAMATA), Usafiri Dar-as-Salaam Limited (UDA), Regional Transport Companies (RETCOs) etc.
In 1982, it was realized that there was need to have an Institute that will cover all modes of transport. The Institute expanded its area of activities and responsibilities. As a result, NIT was re–established through NIT Act No. 24 of 1982 as an autonomous Higher Learning Institution under the then Ministry of Communications and Works. It came into operation on 1st July, 1983 through the Government Notice No. 91. Currently, the Institute is under the Ministry of Transport. With legal status and the Governing Council was given a mandate to govern and administer the Institute.
National Institute of Transport is the only such training Institute in Sub- Saharan excluding South Africa, mandated by the Government of United Republic of Tanzania to offer training in transport and communications
The Institute is fully accredited with the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) to provide Competence Based Education and Training (CBET) programmes at the level of Certificate, Diploma and Degree (National Technical Awards -NTA level 4 to level 8). It is also accredited with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT International) to teach and examine CILT programmes of International Introductory Certificates, International Certificates, Ordinary Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport. In addition to that, the Institute collaborates with the Open University of Tanzania (OUT) and International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Consult (IPSCMC) to offer MBA in Logistics and Transport Management and Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management respectively.