YABATECH Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study  Electrical/Electronic 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 Electrical/Electronic Engineering 

To study Electrical / Electronic Engineering   candidates must meet the following requirements.


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Electrical / Electronic Engineering;

You require; 1. Mathematics,
2. Physics
3. Chemistry and any two subjects from:

1. Biology/Agricultural Science
2. Technical Drawing,
3. Basic Electronics/Basic Electricity,
4. Auto Mechanics,
5. Metal Work,
6. Woodwork(for Civil Engineering Tech.),
7. Further Mathematics
8. English Language,
9. Geography,
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 Electrical / Electronic Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;

1. Mathematics,
2. physics,
3. Chemistry/Technical Drawing.


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

You require; a)IMO – POLY and RIVPOLY require credit pass in
English Language.

b)GIWAPOLY: does not insist on credit passes at
two sittings.

c)MAPOLY: accepts a pass in English

d)AUCHIPOL: requires Further Mathematics,
Statistics or Economics in the UTME subjects.

e)FEDPOFFA: accepts English Language Economics, Biology, Agric Science as the five

f)YABATECH: requires five credits passes in English Language, Mathematics,Physics, Chemistry and one from Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics or Further
Mathematics, Agricultural Science, Applied Electricity, Biology.Also requires Mathematics and Physics for UTME.

g)IBADANPOLY – POLY requires credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English Language for holders of WAEC/NECO/GCE and NABTEB certificates.

h)POLYSOK requries OLevel credit pass in English Language Mathematics ,Physics and any one from Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Technical Drawing.

i) IGBAJO: requires five credit passes in Mathematics , English Language Physic and any other two subject from the following basic Electricity Biology, Agric Chemistry and Technical Drawing.

j) KAD-POLY requires Mathematics and any two subjects from Physics, Chemistry/Technical Drawing as UTME subjects.

k) KWAPOLY: accepts Credit Passes in Alt. to Mechanics, Fine Art, Domestic and Industrial Installation, Cable Joining, Winding of Electrical Machine, Radio Communication, Television, Electronic Devise and Circuit, Mechanical/ Pneumatic Instrument, Electrical/Elect. Instrument, Regulation and Installation, Electric Servicing and Circulation, Radio, Television and Electric Servicing, Direct Current, Alternate Current and Basic Electricity.

l) RUGIPO: accepts a pass in English Language.

m)FEDPO-ILA: requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject as course requirement.

n) FEDPO-Nek – Same as in Civil Engineering.

o) KAZAURE: requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two Science subjects.

p) FIDEIPOLY: will accept five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one from Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics or Further Mathematics, Agricultural Science, Applied Electricity, Biology. The credit passes must not be in more than two sittings.

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 Electrical/Electronic Engineering  is 68.8

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