This article is designed to help students who wish to study Home Economics and Education Faculty of Education 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 Home Economics and Education candidates must meet the following requirements.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Home Economics and Education;
Five (5) ‘O’ Level NTC/NBC credit passes or TC II merit including English Language, Mathematics, Home Economics, Biology and Chemistry.
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Home Economics and Education under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;
Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and one (1) other subject.
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Home Economics and Education, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
(i) NCE merit in Home Economics
(ii) ‘A’ Level passes in two (2) of Chemistry or any Biology, Botany and Agricultural Science.
(iii) ND/HND credit in Home Economics or Food Science or Hotel and Catering Management or any other related programme.
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.