YABATECH Department of Hospitality Management Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Hospitality Management  Faculty of Social and Management Sciences  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 Hospitality Management 

To study Hospitality Management candidates must meet the following requirements.


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

You require; Biology/Agricultural Science,
Mathematics and
any three of the following:
Food and Nutrition,
Technical Drawing,
English Language,
Nigerian Language,
Home Economics.
At least credit passes in English Language and Chemistry are compulsory


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

Biology/Agricultural Science and two of
Mathematics and


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

You require; a) RUGIPO accepts any other subject in addition to two of the listed subject in course requirement.

b) YABATECH requires five O/L credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agric. Science, Geography and any two of the following Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Food and Nutrition/Home Management, Government/ Commerce/Accounting.

c) WAVECREST is not co-educational and admits only female candidates. It requires FIVE O/L credits in Biology or Agricultural Science and any FOUR of the following Physics, Chemistry, Economics/Commerce/Accounting/Government, Geography, Food and Nutrition/Home Management, English Language Mathematics. At least credit passes in English Language and Mathematics are compulsory.

d) PLA-POLY requires O/L credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry , Biology/Agric. Sci, Economics, Health Science, Food & Nutrition, Geography

e) KWARA-POLY accepts Basic Electricity, Health Science, Basic Catering & Food Service, Hotel & Catering Craft Service (Cookery), Hotel & Catering Craft Service (Food & Drinks Service) as course requirements, but Chemistry is not compulsory as a requirement for the course.

(f) RUGIPO credit pass in Chemistry is not compulsory.

(g) EDE-POLY requires credit passes in Chemistry and does not accept Technical drawing Nigerian language, Home Economics

(h) ILARO-POLY requires a credit pass in Chemistry.

(i) AKANU-POLY requires credit passes in Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any three of Geography, Food and Nutrition, Physics and Economics. It does not accept Economics as UTME subject

(j) AUCHI-POLY requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agric, Geography, any other subject and at least a pass in Chemistry.

k) MAPOLY requires four credits at one sitting or five credits at not more than two sittings to include English Language and Biology/Agricultural Science with at least a pass in Mathematics

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 Hospitality Management is 62

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