This article is designed to students who wish to study Crop Science and Technology 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.
To study Crop Science and Technology candidates must meet the following requirements.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Crop Science And Technology;
Five SSCE credit passes to include Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science Mathematics and one Science/Social Science subject and at least a pass in 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 Crop Science And Technology under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include;
Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Crop Science And Technology, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Agric Science/Botany/Zoology or Physics/Mathematics/ Economics.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) UNIBEN accepts ND upper credit/HND lower credit in any one of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, and Cooperatives, Fisheries, Forestry & Wildlife Mgt., Geology, Advanced Microbiology, Food and Brewing Science, Science Laboratory Technology plus the UTME requirements. NCE merit in Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry or Physics plus the UTME requirements. Does not accept ‘A’ level pass in Health Science
(ii) FUTO requires at least two (2) A’ level passes not below C in Chemistry and any of Zoology, Botany, Agricultural Science, Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Economics. Accepts upper credit ND/HND in Agricultural Science but does not accept First Degree and NCE. Candidates must in addition meet the UTME requirements.
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.