YABATECH Department of Accountancy Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Accountancy Faculty of Administration in Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in YABATECH  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Yaba College of Technology is the first higher institution in Nigeria to establish a Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, with linkages with the world of commerce and industry. The centre offers compulsory courses which must be taken by all students throughout their stay in the college.

There is a Quality Assurance Unit in the college which monitors the quality of academic service delivery.

The Applied Research and Technology Innovation (ARTI) Unit was established to promote research and linkages with private sector organizations for the exploitation and use of research. ARTI also assists to promote linkages between students of Yabatech and students of other institutions especially in the area of research.

Free medical service is provided at the Medical Centre, which is open 24/7. Sports facilities are provided at the sport complex which is located at the centre of the campus. The college has won the Nigeria Polytechnic Games Association five times out of sixteen editions of the competition.

The college has a second campus at Epe, this campus is home to the Department of Agricultural Technology and Michael Otedola Information and Communication Centre.

The College is currently headed by Engineer Obafemi Omokungbe, the Rector. He is the first alumnus of the institution to be appointed Rector. He succeeded Dr. Margaret Kudirat Ladipo, on March 6, 2018 who completed her tenure December 10, 2017. 

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer  

List of Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Accountancy 

To study Accountancy candidates must meet the following requirements.

O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Accountancy;

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
Shorthand

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Accountancy under the Faculty of Administration in the above Universities include;

Mathematics and any two of :

Geography,
Commerce,
Government,
Principles of Accounts and
Economics.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Accountancy, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require; a) OKO-POLY, ILARO-POLY, AKANU-POLY , YABATECH, & IMTE require 5 credits at not more than two sittings. AKANU-POLY requires at least credit pass in one Science subject.

b) IBADAN-POLY, OSPOLY, RIVCAS and OTEFE require five O/L credits including English and Mathematics and any three subjects from the list in column 2 at not more than two sittings. RIVCAS excludes History.

c) OFFA-POLY and OZORO require credit in English Language, Mathematics and Economics and one of Commerce, Business Method, Bookkeeping, Accounts and Geography.

d) LASPOTECH does not accept Literature-in-English as course requirement for Accountancy.

e) OGWASHIUKU does not accept history but accepts Agric. Sc. or Biology as course requirement.

f) IMTE requires five credit passes.

g) RAMAT-POLY accepts certificate in Accountancy from institution with at least four (4) papers at pass level which must include English Language and Mathematics and any two of the subjects listed in course requirement column

h) FIDEI-POLY and IGBAJO-POLY requires five credit passes in Eng. Lang; Mathematics, Economics/Commerce and any other two subjects from the following: Bus. Method, Accounts, Geography, Govt. Agric/Biology at not more than two sitting.

i) NEKEDE-POLY requires five credit at two sittings which must include Mathematics, English Language and three other relevant subjects.

j) OSUNTECHCOLLEGE does not accept Literature in English, Office Practice, Typewriting and Shorthand as course requirement, but Economics and Commerce are accepted as different subjects

k) KWA-POLY does not accept History as a requirement for Accountancy but accepts Credit pass in Statistics.

l) EDE-POLY requires credit passes in one Science subject and does not accept History, Office Technology, Typewriting and Short hand.

m) YABATECH does not accept Chemistry, Physics, Typewriting and Shorthand as course requirement.

n) ILARO-POLY requires credit pass in English Language, Mathematics, any two of (Economics, Commerce, Business Method and Principles of Accounts) and any one of (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science).

o) NEKEDE-POLY accepts Economics/Commerce and Principle of Accounts/Accounts as UTME subjects.

p) COABS accepts Certificate Course of the College or from any recognised institution OR any other qualification recognized by the College Academic Board.

q) BAUCHI-POLY: requires Mathematics, Economics/Commerce/ Principles of Accounts, and at lease a pass in Geography.

r) AUCHI-POLY requires that the required number of credits should include those of Mathematics, English Language, and Economics.

s) IMO-POLY accepts only Biology or Agricultural Science. It does not accept History and Lit. in Eng. as course requirement for Accountancy.

t) BALI-POLY accepts Principles of Accounting, Economics/Commerce and any other subject as UTME subjects.

u) MAPOLY requires five credits in not more than two sittings. In addition to credits in English Language and Mathematics prospective candidates must possess credit pass in Economics/ Commerce.

v) AISCAS requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Chemistry/Physics and any other two (2) from Economics, Business Management, Principles of Accounts, Literature in English, Commerce, History/Government, Statistics and Geography.

w) TOPS accepts Civic Education in lieu of Government and also accepts Animal Husbandry in lieu Agriculture.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into YABATECH  for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 150 or above in your JAMB result.

Departmental Cut-Off Mark

The departmental Cutoff Mark for Accountancy in YABATECH is 68

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