FUTA Department of Forestry and Wood Technology Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Forestry and Wood Technology under the Faculty of Agriculture   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 Forestry and Wood Technology;

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes to include Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Mathematics, English Language and at least a pass in Physics.


(i) FUTA requires at least five (5) credit passes at SSC or its equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings in English Language, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Mathematics, Physics/Economics/Geography. At least a pass in Physics is required.


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Forestry and Wood Technology under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Mathematics/Physics.



i) FUTA requires Biology/Agricultural Science,


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Forestry and Wood Technology, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes from Physics, Chemistry and Biology at one sitting.


(i) FUTA accepts

(a) ND upper credit or its equivalent, or HND with a minimum of lower credit in Forestry or Agriculture from recognised institutions.

(b) ‘A’ Level or its equivalent passes at one (1) sitting with at least six (6) points in at least two (2) of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(c) NCE credit in Agriculture Double Major and at credit pass level.

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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