Nigerian Universities Offering Mechanical Engineering

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Mechanical Engineering in Nigeria.

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

List of Universities that offer Mechanical Engineering as a course

The following are the list of universities that offer Mechanical Engineering as a course:

Number of Universities: 50

  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  • Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
  • Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Baze University, Fct, Abuja
  • Bells University Of Technology, Ota
  • Caritas University, Amorji-Nike, Enugu
  • Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota
  • Cross Rivers University Of Technology, Calabar
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  • Federal University Of Technology Minna
  • Federal University Of Technology, Akure
  • Federal University Of Technology, Owerri
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  • Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology, Wudil
  • Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology, Aliro
  • Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
  • Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
  • Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
  • Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna State
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  • Ondo State University Of Science And Technology, Okitipupa
  • Osun State University, Osogbo
  • Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
  • University Of Abuja,Abuja
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • University Of Jos, Jos
  • University Of Lagos
  • University Of Maiduguri
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Port-Harcourt
  • University Of Uyo

School Options


FUTO offers this course with options in:

(i) Air conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Tech.

(ii) Automotive Engineering Tech.

(iii) Industrial and Prod. Engr. Tech.

(iv) Aeronautical Eng. Technology

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

Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) OOU requires any three (3) of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science.

O’Level Requirements


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Mechanical Engineering;

You require;Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any other Science subject.

 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) BELLS same as in Computer Engineering

(ii) FED-OYE EKITI requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in SSC including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and one Science or Social Science subject.

(iii) FUNAAB requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Biology.UNN – Same as in Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering.

(iv) FUTO, FUNAAB, UNIILORIN and UNN as in Agricultural Engineering.

(v) UI – As in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering.

(vi) UNIJOS, OSUSTECH and UNILAG require ‘O’ level credit pass in Further Mathematics.

(vii) UNILAG – Same as in Chemical Engineering.

(viii) LASU requires six (6) ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English Language, one Science subject and any other subject at not more than two (2) sittings.

(ix) UNIMAID accepts ‘O’ level pass in English Language.

(x) MAUTECH requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Agricultural Science/Geography/Further Mathematics/Technical Drawing/Welding and Fabrication Engineering craft practice.

(xi) NDU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other subject at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xii) RSUST – Same as in Civil Engineering.

(xiii) MOUA – Same as in Civil Engineering.

(xiv) UYO as in Computer Engineering.

(xv) NDA requires one other Science/Technical subject from Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography.

Direct Entry Requirements


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

You require;

(i) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes from Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

(ii) ND upper credit, NCE technical and HND in Mech. Engineering.

 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) ABU accepts

a) two (2) ‘A’ level/IJMB passes from Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

b) ND upper credit, NCE credit and HND lower credit in Mechanical Engineering.

(ii) ABUAD, CRUTECH, RSUST, IGBINEDION, EKSU and FUTMINNA – as in Civil Engineering.

(iii) UNIABUJA accepts HND lower credit or ND upper credit in Mechanical Engineering from accredited institutions plus UTME requirements.

(iv) BELLS accepts

a) two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics/Chemistry.

b) ND/HND upper credit in Mechanical Engineering.

(v) UNIBEN – as in Chemical Engineering.

(vi) CARITAS, UNIPORT and NDU – No Direct Entry.

(vii) COOU accepts ND/HND lower credit in Mechanical Engineering and at least a ‘O’ level pass in English Language.

(viii) ESUTECH does not accept ND lower credit for Direct Entry.

(ix) FUNAAB accepts `A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or equivalents. FUNAAB accepts ND upper credit in Mechanical Engineering or relevant programmes.

(x) FUTA accepts

a) ND upper credit or other professional qualification in the relevant programmes in addition to the ‘O’ level requirements.

b) GCE ‘A’ level passes at one sitting in at least two (2) of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in addition to the ‘O’ level requirements.

(xi) FUTO requires at least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes not below C in any of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. Accepts ND/HND upper credit in relevant programmes into 200 or 300 levels respectively. Candidates must meet UTME requirements. Does not accept first degree or NCE.

(xii) UI – As in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering.

(xiii) UNIILORIN – Same as in Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering. Relevant programmes include Biomedical Engineering and Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering.

(xiv) UNIJOS requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and Physics. Accepts ND credit in Mechanical Engineering in addition to ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics.

(xv) UNILAG, LAUTECH and UNIBEN – Same as in Chemical Engineering.

(xvi) LASU accepts

(a) ND distinction or HND upper credit into 200 level.

(b) HND distinction into 300 level.

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

(xviii) MAUTECH accepts

(a) `A’ level passes in the relevant subjects with at least three (3) ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

(b) ND/HND with a minimum of lower credit in relevant Course.

(c) IJMB seven (7) points in English, Physics, Chemistry/Mathematics.

(xix) FUTMINNA accepts ND/HND lower credits in relevant courses.

(xx) NDA requires the other Science subject from Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography.

(xxi) NDU, and UNN- as in Agricultural Engineering.

(xxii) OAU admits ND/HND upper credit in Mechanical Engineering to Part II and III appropriately.

(xxiii) OAU, BAYERO and FUTA – do not accept NCE Technical.

(xxiv) OOU accepts ND/HND in relevant programmes.

(xxv) RSUST and ABUAD – Same as in Civil Engineering.

(xxvi) FUAM and LAUTECH accept ND/HND upper credit into 200 and 300 levels respectively.

(xxvii) UNN – Same as in Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering.

(xxviii) UYO- As in Computer Engineering.

(xxix) CARITAS requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics plus ‘O’ level credit pass in English Language. It also accepts ND, NCE Technical or HND in Mechanical Engineering for Direct Entry.

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1. LAW

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3. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

4. ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES

5. POLITICAL SCIENCE

6. THEATRE AND MEDIA ARTS

7. MASS

COMMUNICATIONS

8. BUSINESS/MANAGEMENT BASED COURSES (BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, MARKETING, INSURANCE, ETC)

9. PHARMACY

10. VETERINARY MEDICINE

11. PURE & NATURAL SCIENCES (PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, ZOOLOGY, GEOLOGY, BOTANY, MATHEMATICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE, MICROBIOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY, ETC)

12. ARTS AND HUMANITIES (MUSIC, FINE ARTS, LINGUISTICS, AFRICAN & EUROPEAN LANGUAGES, RELIGIOUS STUDIES, PHILOSOPHY, ETC)

13. ARTS, SCIENCE, ADULT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AS WELL AS EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION, CURRICULUM STUDIES, ETC

14. AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

15. SOCIAL SCIENCES (ECONOMICS, SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, GEOGRAPHY, TOURISM, ETC)

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