• Dusu, Paul Bot Department of General Studies
  • Anthony Gotan
  • Satdom Sabina Bamaiyi School of Environmental Health
  • Zingfa, K. Danbaki School of Health Information Management and Biostatistics
  • Dusu, Perpetua
Keywords: Challenge, Examination Malpractice, Polytechnic Education and Prospect


The issue of examination malpractice in the Polytechnic system has become rampant in recent times, to the extent that it is affecting the prospects for which Polytechnics were established. This paper focuses on the challenges of Nigerian Polytechnic prospects due to examination malpractice and also examines Polytechnic management, students and staff level of involvement in this practice. The paper further looked at ways of managing such practice by the Polytechnic system. Content analysis from secondary source was used in the discussion. The paper concluded that the menace must be eradicated to achieve some of the Polytechnic prospects and also suggested that all hands must be on deck to fight this ill-action that is producing graduates that are gradually becoming liabilities to the society.


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Author Biographies

Anthony Gotan

Department of General Studies

Satdom Sabina Bamaiyi, School of Environmental Health

Plateau State Collage of Health Technology, P.M.B 013 Pankshin, Nigeria.

Dusu, Perpetua

Crown Basic Great Academy, Firin Gada, Jos-North, Plateau State, Nigeria.


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How to Cite
Dusu, Paul Bot, Anthony Gotan, Satdom Sabina Bamaiyi, Zingfa, K. Danbaki, & Dusu, Perpetua. (2019). EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE; A CHALLENGE ON ACHIEVING POLYTECHNIC EDUCATIONAL PROSPECT. EPH - International Journal of Educational Research (ISSN: 2208-2204), 3(3), 27-40. Retrieved from https://ephjournal.com/index.php/er/article/view/1205