YABATECH Department of Surveying & Geo-Informatics Admission requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Surveying & Geo-Informatics  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  

To study Surveying & Geo-Informatics  candidates must meet the following requirements.


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Surveying and Geo-Informatics;

You require; Mathematics and Physics and any other three subjects from the following:

Further Mathematics,
Technical Drawing/Fine Art,
Biology/Agricultural Science,
English Language,
Basic Electricity At least a credit pass in English Language is 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 Surveying and Geo-Informatics under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;

Any three of
Chemistry/Agric. Science,
Economics and


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Surveying and Geo-Informatics, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require; a) RAMATPOLY accepts Certificate in Surveying and Geo-informatics plus the relevant O/L requirements.

b) YABATECH requires five credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two subject from Course Requirement Column above also included are Building Construction, Applied Electricity, Statistics and Economics.

c) FSS-OYO requires at least a credit pass in English Language and four credits in O’ level. The four credits must include Physics and Mathematics and two of the following subjects, Further Mathematics or Statistics, Land Surveying, Tech. Drawing or Fine Art, Chemistry, Geography, Economics or Government, Biology or Agric. Sci.. OR Four credit passes in relevant subject as above at the final examination of an National Business and Technical Examination Board recognised Preliminary National Diploma programme offered in Polytechnics or similar Post Secondary Technical Institutions.

e) RUGIPO requires credit pass in Physics or Chemistry and a pass in English Language.

f) KWAPOLY accepts a Credit Pass in Government but does not accept Basic Electricity. g) FEDPO-EDE does not accept Further Maths, commerce and basic electricity.

(h) IBD POLY accepts Physics as UTME subject.

(i) FEDPO-ILA requires any three of Physics, Economics, Geography and Mathematics as UTME subjects.

(j) FEDPO-NEK accepts Physics and Technical Drawing as UTME subjects.

(k) FEDPO-FFA accepts Geography or Economics as UTME subject.

(l) FEDPO-MUB accepts certificate in Surveying and geo-Informatics plus O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, English Language and two other subjects from Further Mathematics, Statistics, Chemistry or Geography.

m) RIVPOLY accepts any three of Chemistry/Physics, Biology, Economics and Mathematics as UTME subjects.

n) FEDPO-BAU requires credit passes in Physics, Mathematics Geography and Chemistry as course requirement. It requires Physics, mathematics and any one of Chemistry, Art, Biology or Economics as UTME subjects.

o) KADPOLY requires Mathematics, Physics and any one from Geography, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Additional Mathematics or Economics.

p) MAPLOY does not accept Agricultural Science as alternative to Biology but accept at least 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 Surveying and Geo-Informatics  is 59

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