NRDC is Zambia's top agricultural college. The college offers various programs of study as well as tailor-made short courses that can be conducted on request.

Established in 1965, NRDC has facilities, a team of dedicated members of staff, and the experience that make the college a training institution of prime choice in Zambia.

The college is inviting suitably qualified individuals to apply for enrolment in the 2018 intake. The application forms can be obtained from the college or downloaded from the "Students" page.
Deadline for applications is December 2017.

If you already submitted your application documents, kindly visit the students' page to see whether your application has been successful. Lists of selected applicants are now available for viewing or downloading. Some of you may need to check on the lists of your second choice as it is possible to be selected under the second choice if not selected under the first choice.


WELCOME to the NRDC website. NRDC is a public institution under the Ministry of Agriculture.

NRDC offers Diploma level training underwritten by the University of Zambia. The College offers training in various agricultural disciplines. Our emphasis on practical training makes us Zambia's top agricultural college. Enjoy your visit as you acquaint yourself to the many prospects that NRDC offers!
Kindly note that we have now updated our contact details, both the phone number as well as the mailing address. The correct and functioning contacts are as indicated above (i.e. in the header of our web pages).

To our current and prospective students, visit the "Students" page for the latest information on admissions, results and other important notices.

I would like, on behalf of the college management, to thank all who helped to make our 45th graduation ceremony a success. I particularly want to thank the various organisations and individuals who donated prizes that were awarded to deserving graduates; the college has prepared certificates of appreciation which will be issued out to you. Thanks a lot once more, and looking foward to your future participation.

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