Ekiti State University

History of the Department of Science Laboratory Technology

The Senate of the University of Ado-Ekiti (UNAD) approved the commencement of SLT programme in 1997 as a Part-Time programme with a view to award National and Higher National Diploma under the body of Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology (NISLT) programme.


Senate also at its 167th regular meeting of Wednesday 25th June, 2008 ratified the conversion of the SLT programme from Diploma Certificate to B.Sc. degree certificate.

At the 187th regular meeting of Senate held on 25th August, 2010 the conversion to Full-Time programme of the Science Laboratory Technology from Part-Time was approved.


The National University Commission after a resource assessment visit approved the establishment of the Full-Time mode of SLT (B.Sc.) programme effective from 2013/2014 admission vide Ref NUC/05/395/Vol.5/151 dated 19th February, 2013. Thus, the Full-Time programme started with five options:

(a)        Biological Science/Biotechnological Techniques

(b)        Biochemistry Techniques

(c)        Chemistry Techniques

(d)       Physics/Electronics Techniques

(e)        Geology/Mining Techniques