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 February 2018.

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.

All students of NRDC are hereby informed that the college opened for the first semester of 2018 on Monday 22nd January 2018. Distance Learning students reported for semester one residential school on Mon 22nd January 2018 which will end on Fri 23rd February 2018.
Full-time students will report on Mon 5th March 2018 beginning with incoming first year students. Returning students will report on Mon 12th March 2018.
The full academic calendar will be available for download as soon as possible.

Last updated on 01 Feb 2018                          ©2009 NRDC                          Contact Us