FUTMINNA Department of Geography Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Geography   Faculty of  Science  in Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in FUTMINNA   to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA, FUTMx) is a Federal Government established post-secondary educational institution located in Minna, Nigeria

FUTMINNA specializes in technological education. The University is a designated Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering and has a core competence in the development of vaccines and drugs.

FUTMINNA was founded in 1983, and the first Vice-Chancellor was Professor J.O. Ndagi who served from 1983 to 1990. The governing bodies are the Council and the Senate. In the beginning, the University took over the facilities of the former Government Teachers’ College Bosso, for use on a permanent basis. This site now serves as the Bosso Campus of the University. The main campus gidan kwano which is sited on a 10,650 hectares of land is located along the Minna – Kataeregi – Bida Road. The institution is listed in the Guide to Higher Education in AfricaAssociation of African Universities and the International Association of Universities, 1999.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer   

 Nigeria universities offering Geography 

   O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Geography;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any other two (2) Science subjects.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  UI  requires five (5) or six (6) ‘O’ level credit passes at one(1) or two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two (2) other Science subjects.

(ii) GSU accepts Economics.

(iii)    UMYUK   Science Option- five (5) ‘ O’ level credit passes or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two (2) of Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Agricultural Science.    Social Science Option- five (5) ‘ O’ level credit passes or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two (2) of Government, Economics, Commerce and Accounting.

(iv)  ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography, Biology and any other Science subjects.

(v) UNN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Geography and any three (3) from Arts or Social Science subjects and at least ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics

(vi) FUTMINNA requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Geography and any one (1) of Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Economics, Government.

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

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

Geography and any two (2) of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  UI requires Mathematics / Biology, Chemistry / Physics, Further Mathematics or Geography.

(ii)  ABU requires Geography, Biology and any other Science subject.

(iii) UNN requires Geography and any two (2) subject preferably Arts or Social Science subject

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

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

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Geography and one (1) other science subject.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  FUTMINNA accepts Geography and Mathematics/Physics Physics preferred.

(ii)  FUTMINNA accepts NCE merit, ND/HND upper or lower credit Meteorology.

(iii) BUK does not accept Economics

(iv)  GSU accepts Economics and Government.

(v)  UMYUK accepts in addition to the UTME requirements two (2) ‘A’ level or NCE subjects one (1) of which must be Geography

(vi) UI accepts two (2) ‘A’ level subjects including Geography and any other Science subject for Geography

(vii)  UNN accepts

(a)   two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Geography and any one (1) of Economics, History, Agricultural Science, Geology, and Literature in English, Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

(b)   NCE merit in Geography, ND  lower credit in Town Planning, Surveying, Environmental Management or Tropical Science, plus four (4)  ‘O’ level credit passes which must include English Language and at least ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into FUTMINNA  for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.

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