This research work examines the gender intake disparity in students of Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola. The study was guided by three research objectives which are (i) examine the trend intake of student’s in Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola (ii) examine the gender intake of students according to course of study and (iii) analyze the gender intake pattern according to discipline in the institution.. Secondary data on student recruitment was obtained from each institution's master data unit for the nine-year period (2013-2021) and analyzed using Z-Test for Proportion at =0.05 significance level. The results of this discovery describe a large gender gap in student’s intake at this institution. It is urgent to address the wider gap in this gender equality and to stimulate female students' interest in other disciplines in the institute. The study therefore recommends that; The institution must be sensitized to realize this problem so that it can encourage attempts to solve or reduce gender inequality in the school to be able to reach the Sustainable Development Goal No. 3, there should be an awareness campaign to bridge the knowledge gap identified in this research work, which will hopefully increase students' knowledge of other courses offered in the institution, the scholarship award should be awarded to female students in bridging this gender gap and more public education enlightenment is needed to ensure that parents embrace girls' education
Z-Test Statistic, Gender Pattern, Intake, Discipline.
Kumur John Haganawiga , Dominic Nazuwa Gaya "Gender Intake Disparity in Students of Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola Nigeria" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 6 Issue 2 2022 Page 75-83
Kumur John Haganawiga , Dominic Nazuwa Gaya "Gender Intake Disparity in Students of Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola Nigeria" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 6(2)