FUTA Department of Meteorology ASdmission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Meteorology under the Faculty of 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 Meteorology;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes including Physics, Mathematics and English Language and either Chemistry or Geography


(i) FUTA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes or its equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Geography and any other Science subject.

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

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Geography


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

You require;(i) ND upper  credit  in Meteorology in addition to the ‘O’ level requirements.  OR

(ii) WMO Class II Certificate in Weather Forecasting in addition to the ‘O’ level requirements.

(iii) ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and Physics in addition to the SSC requirements


(i) FUTA accepts ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in at least two (2) subjects from the following: Physics, Mathematics and either Chemistry or Geography. Holders of WMO Class II certificate are also eligible for admission

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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