This article is designed to help students who wish to study Urban and Regional Planning 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 catalyzed 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 Urban and Regional Planning candidates must meet the following requirements.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Urban and Regional Planning;
You require; Mathematics,
Geography and three other subjects from:
Fine Art/Technical Drawing,
History/Government Business Methods/Bookkeeping and Principles of Accounting One of the three subjects must be a basic science subject.
At least a credit pass in English Language is compulsory.
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Urban and Regional Planning under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;
Geography and two other subjects from course requirement
U.T.M.E. SUBJECTS SPECIAL REMARKS
a) NEKEDEPOLY accepts Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
b) KAD-POLY accepts any three of Mathematics, Geography and any one from Economics, Biology or Agricultural Science.
c) RIVPOLY accepts Economics in lieu of Geography.
d) OFFAPOLY requires Mathematics, Geography/Economics and any one subject from Sciences or Fine Art.
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Urban and Regional Planning, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
You require; a) IBD-POLY and OSUNTECH require a credit in English Language and Geography.
b) ILAROPOLY requires a credit pass in English Language.
c) MAPOLY requires four relevant credits at one sitting or five credits at not more than two sittings.
d) LASPOTECH requires credits in English and Mathematics and a pass in any of the following science subjects:
3) Biology/Agricultural Science plus any one credit from subjects chosen from:
*) Economics *) Geography *) Art/Tech Draw.
e) RUGIPO accepts a pass in English Language. Requires Mathematics, Economic/Geography and a Science subject as UTME subject.
f) YABATECH credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, one subject from Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and any other from Government, Statistics, Fine Art/Technical Drawing, History, Commerce, Further Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry or Biology.
g) EKITIPOLY requires credit passes in Mathematics and Geography, a Basic Science subject and one from English Language, Economics/Commerce, Art/Technical Drawing and Statistics and offers the course as Urban and Regional Planning.
h) PLAPOLY requires O/L credits in Mathematics, Eng. Lang, Geography and other subject from Economics, Arts, Tech. Drawing, Government/History, Chemistry, Physics, Biology.
i) OSPOLY does not accept History and Government as course requirement. It however requires a credit in Geography
j) KWARAPOLY does not accept Commerce, Business Method, Agric. Science, Government/History and Account but accepts a Credit Pass in Statistics.
k) RUGIPO accepts a pass in English Language.
l) NEKEDEPOLY requires credit passes in Mathematics, a Science Subject and any other three subjects chosen from those listed in column 2
m) MAPOLY requires four credits at one sitting or five credits at not more than two sittings to include Mathematics, English language and one science subject. Other subject from Chemistry, Physics, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Geography Economics/Commerce, Fine Arts/Technical Drawing, Government/History, Religious Knowledge, Further Mathematics and Nigerian Language.
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.