This article is designed to help students who wish to study Architectural Technology Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology in Federal Polytechnic, Oko (OKOPOLY) as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in OKOPOLY to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
The polytechnic is situated within Oko town in Orumba North Local Government of Anambra State. The kernel of what eventually became the polytechnic was the brain child of the Oko Progressive Union (OPU) greatly catalysed by the patronage, resourcefulness and result oriented leadership of its pioneer chairman, a former Executive Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.
The institution is strategically located and surrounded by several centres of industries, commerce and diverse local crafts such as Awka (well known for blacksmith/iron works), Nnewi (Industry and technological products) and Onitsha and Aba (reputed for Commerce and Industries). The climatic condition of the host community, Ok ranges between 28 and 42 degrees centigrade. It is one of the fastest developing tertiary institutions in Nigeria with high futuristic disposition. It has functional memorandum of understanding with different universities within and outside the country. The Polytechnic has three campuses.
- The main campus at Oko which occupies a total land area of 89 hectres.
- Ufuma campus: This occupies a total land area of 52 hectres.
- Atani campus: This occupies a total area of 40 hectres.
To study Architectural Technology candidates must meet the following requirements.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Architectural Technology;
You require; Mathematics,
English Language and any two subjects from the following:
A pass in Fine Art or Technical Drawing will be an advantage.
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Architectural Technology under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;
Mathematics and any two of the following
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Architectural Technology, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
You require; a) YABATECH requires five credit passes at not more than two sittings which must include Physics, Mathematics, English Lang and two other subjects from Chemistry, Geography or Economics.
b) MAPOLY requires five credits in not more than two sittings or four credits at a sitting.
c) IBADAN-POLY requires five credit Passes at not more than two sittings in English Language, Mathematics, Physic and two other subjects from Chemistry, Fine Art, Geography, Economics Technical Drawing, Biology/Agricultural Science, Metal-Work/Wood-work and Building Construction.
d) OSUNTECHCOLLEGE requires credit pass in English Language and does not accept Religious Knowledge and History.
e) EKITI-POLY accepts Commerce/Economics, Fine Art, History/Government as course requirement.
f) EDE-POLY does not accept History, Further Maths, Religious knowledge but accept relevant Technical components.
g) RAMAT-POLY requires two other credit passes from Geography, Technical Drawing, Chemistry and Biology.
f) RUGIPO requires five credit passes at not more than two sittings to include Physics, Mathematics, English Language and two other subjects from Chemistry, Fine Art, Geography, Economics, Building Construction and Land Surveying, Technical Drawing and Metal Work/Wood Work.
g) NEKEDE-POLY requires five credit passes in Mathematics, Physics/Chemistry and any three other subjects from those listed in column 2.
h) ILARO-POLY accepts Geography as UTME subject.
i) KWARA-POLY accepts Credit Passes in Introduction to Building Construction, Bricklaying/Block Laying, Concreting, Walls Floors, and Ceiling Finishing, Joinery and Carpentry as requirements. It does not accept Commerce as a requirement for Architectural Technology.
j) BAUCHI-POLY: Accepts Mathematics, Physics, and any two of T/Drawing, Fine Art, Geography.
k) HUSSAINI-POLY does not accept History and Religious Knowledge as Course requirements
All candidates interested in getting admitted into Federal Polytechnic, Oko for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 100 or above in your JAMB result.