This article is designed to help students who wish to study Home and Rural Economics Faculty of Administration 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 Home and Rural Economics candidates must meet the following requirements.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Home and Rural Economics;
You require; Three other subjects from:
Any Nigerian Language,
Bookkeeping and Principles of Accounts History,
Clothing and Textile,
Plus credit passes in
English Language and Mathematics
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Home and Rural Economics under the Faculty of Administration in the above Universities include;
and any other subject.
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Home and Rural Economics, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
You require; a) PLASCAG requires one Science subject, another subject from Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Social Science, Religious Knowledge and any Nigerian Language.
b) FCAMP requires credit passes in Biology/Agricultural Science and any four other relevant subjects
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.