This article is designed to help students who wish to study Insurance Faculty of Social and Management Sciences 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 Insurance candidates must meet the following requirements.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Insurance;
You require; English Language (not Literature in English)and Mathematics and any three subjects from the following:
Economics/Commerce,Business Methods,Principles of
Accounts,Literature in English, Geography ,Office Practice,Government,Biology/Agricultural Science,
Chemistry,Physics,History/Government Typewriting and Shorthand.
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Insurance under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in the above Universities include;
Mathematics and any two of Economics, Geography., Commerce or Principle of Accounts
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Insurance, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
You require; a)TOPSPOLY and IBADANPOLY require credit
pass in Economics or Commerce.
b)OSUNPOLY : offer Insurance as Financial Studies.
c)LASPOTECH :does not accept Literature – in -English as course requirement for Insurance.
d)RIVPOLY :accepts Mathematics and any two of Economics, Government, Commerce or Principles of Account as UTME 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.