Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Food Science and Technology

This is a compilation of the List of Polytechnics Offering Food Technology

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Food Technology
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Food Technology

List of Polytechnics that offer Food Technology as a course

The following are the list of polytechnics that offer Food Technology as a course:

Number of Polytechnics: 26

  • Abia State Polytechnic, Aba
  • Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Afikpo
  • Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro
  • Fed. Poly. Offa
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Bauchi
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Ede
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Ida
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Kaura/Namoda
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Mubi
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Nekede
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Oko
  • Fed. Polytechnic,Ilaro
  • Federal College Of Agricultural Produce Technology, Hotoro Gra Extension, K
  • Federal College Of Freshwater Fisheries Technology, New Bussa
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
  • Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko
  • Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, Owerri
  • Inst. Of Mgt. And Tech, Enugu
  • Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna
  • Lagos State Poly, Ikorodu
  • Moshood Abiola Poly, Abeokuta
  • Our Saviour Inst. Of Sci And Tech (Poly) Enugu, Enugu State
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo
  • The Polytechnic, Ibadan
  • Yaba College Of Tech, Yaba

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

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;

Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics or Biology.


(i) UI does not accept Biology

(ii) BELLS accepts physics/mathematics.

O’Level Requirements

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

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


(i) BELLS requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics/ Agricultural Science/ Geography or Economics/ Food and Nutrition. May consider ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

(ii) UI requires five (5) or six (6) ‘O’ level credit passes at one (1) or two (2) sittings to include English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with any one (1) or two (2) of Biology/ Agricultural Science, Further Mathematics, Technical. Drawing, Economics, Geography, Metal Work, and Wood Work.

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;

(i)‘A’ level passes in two of Physics Chemistry, and Mathematics.

(ii) ND/HND (upper credit) in relevant fields.


(i) BELLS accepts
(a) Two A’ level passes in Chemistry/Physics/Biology/ Mathematics.
(b) ND/HND/approved IJMB in relevant fields.

(iii) UI accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics plus UTME requirements. Accepts ND/HND upper credit to 200/300 levels plus UTME requirements. Knowledge of Further Mathematics is an advantage for all Engineering Courses.


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