Holders of Form Six Qualifications:
Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points in the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Agriculture, Geography, Computer Science or Nutrition, one of which must be either Physics or Advanced Mathematics
Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0 accumulated from six core subjects and at least a C grade from three subjects in Science cluster
PLUS an Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination with at least 1.5 from two subjects in which one must be Physics or Advanced Mathematics.

 Full Technician Certificate (FTC) with an average of “C” in any Engineering related course.

Holders of Ordinary Diploma or Equivalent Qualifications
Ordinary Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (NTA 6) or an average of B (Diploma in Education) or a Distinction for unclassified Diplomas and certificates or Upper Second Class for classified non-NTA Diplomas from any recognized institution in:
- Agricultural Engineering,
- Architecture Engineering
- Auto Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
- Automobile Engineering,
- Aviation,
- Biomedical Engineering,
- Bio-medical Equipment Engineering,
- Chemical Processing Engineering,
- Civil and Irrigation Engineering,
- Civil Engineering,
- Computer Engineering,
- Electrical and Biomedical Engineering,
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
- Electrical and Hydro Power Engineering,
- Electrical Engineering,
- Electro-mechanical Engineering,
- Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering,
- Engineering and Maintenance Management,
- Geomatics,
- Heavy Duty Equipment Engineering,
- Highway Engineering,
- Industrial metrology engineering,
- Instrumentation Engineering,
- Laboratory Technology,
- Legal and industrial Metrology,
- Marine Engineering,
- Maritime Engineering,
- Mechanical Engineering,
- Meteorology,
- Metrology and Standardization,
- Mineral Processing Engineering,
- Mining Engineering,
- Oil and Gas Engineering,
- Petroleum Engineering,
- Production Engineering,
- Radiology Engineering,
- Renewable Energy Technology
- Telecommunication Engineering,
PLUS, pass in Mathematics or Physics at O‟ Level is required

History of CBE

The COLLEGE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION (CBE) was established in 1965 by the Act of the Parliament. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION Act No. 31 of 1965. His Excellency, J.K. Nyerere, the first President of the United Republic of Tanzania officially opened the new College in January 1965. The College was officially named the “College of Business Education” (CBE). The said Act of Parliament gives the College its legal status as an autonomous institution with its Governing Body. The College shall be governed and administered in accordance with the provisions of this Act.


The origin of the College of Business Education (CBE) is closely linked to the history of the Nation itself.

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