IBADANPOLY Department of Food Technology Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Food Technology Ibadan Polytechnic (IBADANPOLY)

The Polytechnic, Ibadan is an institution of higher learning in Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria. Founded in 1970, Poly Ibadan is similar to other polytechnics in Nigeria. The institution was established to provide an alternative higher education to universities, particularly in technical skill acquisition.

In this post, we will talk about the

-The subject combinations needed to study Food Technology
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– Direct Entry Requirements

Also see: List Of Courses Offered In IBADANPOLY 

To study Food Technology , candidates must meet the following requirements.


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

You require; 1. Mathematics,
2. Chemistry and
3. Biology/Agricultural
3. Science/Health Science.

And any two of the following:

1. Physics, Technical Drawing,
2. Economics/Commerce,
3. English Language,
4. Additional/Further Mathematics,Home Economics,
Food and Nutrition,Geography plus at least credit
passes in Physics and English Language.


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 Technology under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;

Biology/Agricultural Science and any two of the

1. Physics,
2. Chemistry,
3. Mathematics and
4. Economics

Direct Entry Requirements

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

You require; a) IBADANPOLY, GIWAPOLY,ADOPOLY, OSPOLY and LASPOTECH require credit in Mathematics.

b)IBADANPOLY : requires 5 credits at not more than
two sittings including Mathematics and at least a pass in Physics.

c)ILAROPOLY : requires a credit pass in Mathematics and at least a pass in Physics.

d)IBADANPOLY: and FEDPOILA does not accept
Economics as UTME subject.

e)NUBAPOLY: offers it as Food Science and Technology.

f)OFFAPOLY : accepts at least a pass in English Language and Physics.

g)YABATECH and AKANUPOLY requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any one of the following; Physics, Additional Mathematics, Economics, Food Nutrition, Statistics and at least a pass in Physics. Also does not accept Economics as
UTME subject.

h)IBADANPOLY : requires Chemistry as one of the UTME subjects.

i)OKOPOLY: requires a credit in Mathematics, English
Language Statistics,Further Mathematics,Food and Nutrition/Hotel Catering, Basic electricity, Geography

(j)NEKEDEPOLY: and RUGIPO require at least a pass
in English Language and Physics.

(a) accept Candidates who have successfully completed NBTE recognized Pre – National Diploma (Science and Technology) course at credit level may be admitted into the programme. Such students must have at least pass grades in Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and one other subject chosen from Physics, Economics,Food and Nutrition, Geography in WASC or GCE ‘O’ level before undertaking the course.

(b) do not accept the combination of two different examination bodies at SSCE O’level (it is either NECO

l) FEDPO – BAU accepts chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and any one of the following; Physics, Economics, Geography.

m)OSPOLY : requires credit passes in two basic Sciences, Geography,Economics/Commerce.

n)IMOPOLY : accepts five credits from SSCE/GCE
i/c subjects: English Language, Mathematics,
Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science/Health
Science and any one from the following:

1. Biology/Health
2. Science/Agric. Sci
3. Physics,
4. Economics/Commerce,
5. Additional/Further
6. Mathematics
7. Home Economic,
8. Food and Nutrition,
9. Geography and A pass in Physics is accepted.

o)MAPOLY : requires five credits in not more than two sittings to include credit in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science with a minimum of pass in Physics and English Language.

p)DELTAPOLY : accepts a pass in Physics.

q)FIDEIPOLY : accepts five credits from SSCIE/GCE subjects.
The subjects are to include,
1. Mathematics,
2. Chemistry,
3. Biology/Agric.
4. Science/Health Science,
5. Economics/Commerce,
6. Additional/Further Maths, Statistics, Home 7.Economics,Food and Nutrition/Hotel Catering and Geography. A pass in English and Physics is accepted.

JAMB Score

For any candidate to be admitted in any Department in the University of Lagos, the Candidate must score 150 and above in JAMB. 

Also see: Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Food Technology

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