Founded 1963 as school, became Institut polytechnique 1967 and acquired present status and title 1989. A State institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Education.
Accreditation: Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique
- Academic year: October to June (October-December, January-March, April-June)
- Requirements: Secondary School Certificate (baccalauréat) and competitive entrance examination
- Students allowance: Co-ed