This article is designed to help students who wish to study Art and Design Faculty of Arts and Humanities 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 Art and Design candidates must meet the following requirements.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Art and Design;
You require; English Language,
Mathematics and any two of the following: History/Government
Literature in English,
Clothing and Textiles,
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Art and Design under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;
Fine Art and any two of the following:
A Nigeria Language
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Art and Design, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
You require; U.T.M.E.
a) IBADAN-POLY requires credit pass in Nigerian Language and accepts Commerce, Economics. Also accepts a pass in Mathematics/English Language.
b) AUCHI-POLY accepts a pass in English Language.
c) IMTE offers it as Fine Arts.
d) KOGI-POLY offers it as Arts and Industrial Design.
e) LASPOTECH requires credit in Art and Eng. Language.
f) NEKEDE-POLY requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three from History/Government, Literature in English, Clothing and Textiles, Chemistry/Physics, Economics/Commerce, Technical Drawing, Fine Arts.
g) RUGIPO requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Fine Art/Visual Art/Technical Drawing and any three of History, Chemistry/Physics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Literature in English, Mathematics, Religious Knowledge Clothing & Textile, Economics, Geography, Commerce and Government.
h) MAPOLY accepts five credits in not more than two sittings or four credits at one sitting with a minimum of pass in English Language.
i) AUCHI-POLY requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects at a sitting. Six credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at two sittings as course requirements.
j) AUCHI-POLY accepts any three subjects as UTME subjects.
a) NEKEDE-POLY does not insist on Fine Arts as a UTME subject and also as UTME requirement
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.