FUTA Department of Bio-medical Technology Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Bio-medical Technology under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences  in Federal University of Technology Akure as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in FUTA to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The Federal University of Technology Akure (informally FUT Akure or simply FUTA) was founded in 1981under a drive by the government of Nigeria to create universities that specialised in producing graduates with practical as well as theoretical knowledge of technologies. It is located in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State.

Other universities of technology established around the same time were the Federal University of Technology Owerri, the Federal University of Technology, Abeokuta (FUTAB), which later metamorphosed to the present University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), the Federal University of Technology Minna, the Federal University of Technology Yola, and the Federal University of Technology Bauchi (now Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University).

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The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Bio-medical Technology;

You require;Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology




(i) FUTA requires five (5) SSC credit passes or its equivalent at a maximum of two (2) sittings in the following subjects: Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(ii) FUTO requires at least five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology in not more than two (2) sittings


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Bio-medical Technology under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the above Universities include;

Physics, Chemistry and Biology.




(i) FUTA requires Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry/Physics.

(ii) FUTO requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology.



These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Bio-medical Technology, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Biology/ Zoology/Botany and Mathematics



(i) FUTO requires

a) At least three ‘A’ level passes not below Grade C in Physics and any two of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

b) ND/HND at Upper Credit level in Biomedical Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

c) First Degree in Engineering or health sciences.

d) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects namely Chemistry, Biology and Physics. It does not accept NCE. Candidates must in addition meet the ‘O’ Level requirements.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into FUTA for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  180 and above in your JAMB result.

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