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ADMISSIONS INTO THE UNIVERSITY ADVANCED BASIC SCIENCE PROGRAMME


ADMISSIONS INTO THE UNIVERSITY ADVANCED BASIC SCIENCE

(UABS) PROGRAMME FOR THE 2013/2014 ACADEMIC SESSION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into a two-year University Advanced Basic Science (UABS)  Programme of the Federal University of Technology, Akure.  The UABS Programme is designed to prepare candidates for direct entry admission into 200 level undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Federal University of Technology, Akure and other Universities within and outside the country.

During the programme, candidates will in addition to the Internal UABS Examinations be eligible to register for:<

i. 10-Months Intensive Coaching for Advanced Level Cambridge International Examination

ii 1-Year Coaching for Interim Joint Admission Matriculation Examination.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates should possess five Credit passes in WASC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB at not more than two sittings in relevant subjects from English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Economics, and Geography depending on their proposed course of study.

Candidates must satisfy the admission criteria of the Department of choice and must have sat and passed the entrance examination to the University Advanced Basic Science Programme.

 

ADMISSIONS COULD BE SOUGHT INTO THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS IN FUTA:

i.          School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (SAAT)

ii.          School of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SEET)

iii.         School of Earth and Mineral Sciences (SEMS)

iv.         School of Environmental Technology (SET)

  1. School of Management Technology (SMT)
  2. School of Sciences (SOS)

HOSTEL ACCOMMODATION:

Limited accommodation will be available on first come first served basis.                

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

  1. Candidates are to pay application fee of ten thousand naira ( N10,000.00) excluding bank charges on e-transact platform in any bank that is on e-transact platform.

 

  1. Candidates are to complete and print the UABS Application Form online after payment by logging on to the Federal University of Technology, Akure’s website www.futa.edu.ng and click on the online UABS Application Form. 

 

  1. Submit the Online application form and print out a copy.

 

  1. The application opens on Monday, 15TH April, 2013 and closes on Friday, 31st May, 2013.

 

  1. All candidates are requested to bring along the following items to the e-test venue:

i)                    Depositor’s copy of bank teller(s) indicating payment of TEN THOUSAND NAIRA (N10,000.00) Application Fee in candidates name.

ii)                   Completed Application Form (downloaded from the FUTA website).

iii)                 e-test scheduling slip which must contain a registration number.

iv)                 Copy of e-transact receipt obtained from the bank.

  1. The venue of e-test exercise is the Electronic Test Centre (eTC) “Obakekere Campus” Federal University of Technology, Akure.
  2. Candidates are NOT allowed to bring cell phones or electronic gadget(s) into the e-test hall.
  3. Any candidate who fails to present himself/herself for the computer based e-test will NOT be considered for admission.
  4. Candidates are requested in their own interest to have a feel of (practice) the computer based test by visiting http.//test.jketc.net .
  5. The underlisted helplines could be contacted for clarification on issue bordering on the

e-test: 08164487268; 07052976224 and 08165661045.

QUALIFYING TEST:

Candidates must perform to a satisfactory level in a Computer-Based qualifying test to be conducted on Friday 7th June, 2013 at 9:00 am at the e-Test Centre, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State. 

 

Candidates are expected to visit the website of the Federal University of Technology, Akure www.futa.edu.ng. for the results of the qualifying test as from Monday 24th June, 2013.

 

DURATION:  

The programme is full-time, residential and will run for two academic sessions of Four (4) Semesters.

REGISTRATION AND COMMENCEMENT OF LECTURES:

Screening and registration of successful candidates begin on Monday, 1st July, 2013 while lectures commence on Monday, 8th July, 2013.


CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS

All completed online application forms with the required relevant documents should be submitted to www.futa.edu.ng not later than Wednesday, 31st May, 2013..

 

Signed

Director,

Centre for Continuing Education,

Federal University of Technology, Akure