FUTO Department of Food Science & Technology Admission Requirement

This article is designed to  students who wish to study Food Science and Technology   Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology  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 Food Science and Technology  candidates must meet the following requirements.


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Food Science and Technology;

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any other Science subject

(i) FUTO requires Biology as the fifth (5th) subject.

(iI) LAUTECH accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(v) OAU does not accept Biology in lieu of 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 Food Science and Technology under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;

Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics or Biology.


(i) FUTO does not accept Biology.

(ii) LAUTECH requires Physics


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

You require;

(i)‘A’ level passes in two of Physics Chemistry, and Mathematics.
(ii) ND/HND (upper credit) in relevant fields.


(i) FUTO requires at least two (2) ‘A’ level passes not below C from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. Accepts ND/HND upper credit in relevant programmes. Candidates must in addition meet ‘O’ level requirements. Does not accept first degree or NCE.

(ii) UNI MAID accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in Biology

(iii) OAU accepts

a) ND upper credit in Food Science and Technology.

b) ND/HND upper credit plus five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes

(iv) WESLEYUNI accepts

a) at least 2 A’ level passes in Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Biology, Physics or Home Economics.

b) NCE merit/credit and ND upper credit in addition to five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes or equivalents.

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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