FUTO Department of Agricultural Extension Services Admission Requirement

This article is designed to  students who wish to study Agricultural Extension Services  Faculty of Agriculture in Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in Federal University of Technology, Owerri to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is the premier University of Technology in Nigeria, established in October 1980 . Her mission is to operate practical and result-oriented programmes and training geared towards transforming the nation’s economy from consumer-oriented to production-oriented, with a sound technological base.

FUTO has evolved as the national leader in manpower development in engineering, science and technology; Constituting the primary supply of skilled manpower to the industry.


  • ♦   Identification of technological problems and needs of the society and finding solutions to these, within the context of overall national development
  • ♦   Provision and promotion of sound basic scientific training as a foundation for the development of technology and applied sciences, taking into account indigenous culture and the need to enhance national unity
  • ♦   To act as an agent and catalyst for the effective and economic utilization, exploitation and conservation of the country’s natural, economic and human resources, through training research and innovation.

SEE: List Of Courses Offered In FUTO 

To study Agricultural Extension Services candidates must meet the following requirements.


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Agricultural Extension Services;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science plus one of Physics Geography and Economics.


(i) FUTO requires five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Economics. Accepts ‘O’ level pass in Physics at not more than two (2) sittings.

(ii) UNN and FUAM accepts five (5) ‘O ’level credit passes in subjects which must include English Language, Biology/or Agricultural Science, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.


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

Chemistry, Biology /Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.


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

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science/Botany/Zoology/ Economics/Mathematics/ Physics/Geography/Geolo gy.



(i) FUTO and UNN accept (a) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any of Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science. Economics, Physics Geography/Geology, Mathematics (Pure & Applied) in addition to the UTME requirements.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted to Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 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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