This article is designed to help students who wish to study Public Administration 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.
To study Public Administration candidates must meet the following requirements.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Public Administration;
You require; English Language (not Literature in English) and Mathematics and any three subjects from the following: Economics/Commerce,
Principles of Accounts,
Literature in English Geography,
Office Practice Government,
History/Government Typewriting Shorthand
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Public Administration under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in the above Universities include;
U.T.M.E. SUBJECTS SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
a) NEKEDEPOLY requires Mathematics and any of Geography, Literature in English as UTME subject.
b) KAD-POLY requires Government and any two from History, Economics, Commerce, Principle of Accounting, Literature in English, Geography and Agricultural Science/Biology.
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Public Administration, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
You require; a) PLAPOLY requires O/L credits in at least four subjects, English Lang. and a pass in Mathematics with any three from Economics, Govt/Hist, CRK/IRK, Accounts, Commerce, Lit-in-English, Bio/Agric. Sci, Health Sci.
b) KAD-POLY, IMTE, WOLEX and OSISATECH require credits in English Lang. and Mathematics.
c) IDAHPOLY accepts as UTME subjects also Commerce, Accts, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics. CRK/IRK.
d) IBADANPOLY requires credit passes in English Language, Economics, Government and a pass in Mathematics.
e) NEKEDEPOLY accepts as one of the three other subjects Statistic, CRS, Information Technology and any one of Science subjects.
f) KWARAPOLY requires a Credit Pass in one Basic Science Subject as course requirement. It also accepts Credit Pass in History.
g) IBADANPOLY requires Government or History and any two of Economics, Commerce, geography and Mathematics as UTME subjects.
h) COABS accepts Certificate Course of the College or from any recognised institution OR any other qualification recognized by the College Academic Board.
i) AKANUPOLY requires credit passes in Commerce, Accounts, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, CRK/IRK and accepts a pass Mathematics.
j) BAUCHIPOLY requires English Language, History, Government, and any two of History, Economics, I.R.K./C.R.K. k)
K) IMO-POLY accepts only Biology or Agricultural Science. It does not accept History and Lit. in Eng. as course requirement for Public Administration.
l) FIDEIPOLY requires credit passes in English Language, Economics, Government, Geography, Statistics, Accounts, Commerce, Economics, CRS, Information Communication Technology and History. A pass in Mathematics is accepted.
m) TOPS requires credit passes in English Language, Economics, Government and a pass in Mathematics.
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.
The Departmental Cutoff Mark for Public Administration is 67