This article is designed to help students who wish to study Art and Design Faculty of Arts and Humanities 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.
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 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.