YABATECH Department of Computer Engineering Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study  Computer Engineering  Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology  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  

Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Computer Engineering

To study Computer Engineering candidates must meet the following requirements.


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

You require; Mathematics,
Physics and
Chemistry and
any two subjects from:
Biology/Agricultural Science
Technical Drawing,
Basic Electronics/Basic Electricity,
Auto Mechanics,
Metal Work,
Woodwork (for Civil Engineering Tech.),
Further Mathematics
English Language,
For Marine Engineering and Industrial Safety & Environmental Engineering: a pass in Biology is required.
At least a credit pass in English Language is required


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

Chemistry/Technical Drawing.


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

You require; a) OFFA-POLY does not accept Agric. Sci. and Food & Nutrition.

b) ILARO-POLY requires credit pass in English Language.

c) YABATECH – Same as in Electrical/Electronics.

d) PLA-POLY requires O/L credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any one from Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Sci.

e) RUGIPO accepts a pass in English Language.

f) EDE-POLY accept fifth subject chosen from Biology/Agriculture and Social Science.

g) NEKEDE-POLY and IBADAN-POLY require at least a Pass in English Language.

h) ILARO-POLY requires a credit pass in English Language.

i) NEKEDE-POLY requires Chemistry instead of Technical Drawing for UTME Subjects.

j) HUSSAINI-POLY – requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two Science subjects.

k) FIDEI-POLY requires five O/L credit passes at not more than two sittings in any of these examination bodies: WAEC, NECO, and NABTEB. The credits must include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any two from, Biology/Agricultural Science, Information Communication Technology, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics/Basic Electricity, Auto Mechanics, Statistics, Further Mathematics, Chemistry, and Economics/Commerce. A pass in English Language is accepted.

l) IBADAN-POLY does not accept a Pass in English Language

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 Cutoff Mark

The departmental Cutoff mark for computer engineering is 67

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