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ADMISSIONS INTO PRE-DEGREE SCIENCE (PDS) PROGRAMME FOR THE 2013/2014 ACADEMIC SESSION


ADMISSIONS INTO PRE-DEGREE SCIENCE (PDS) PROGRAMME FOR THE 2013/2014 ACADEMIC SESSION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admissions into the PDS  Programme of the University

for the 2013/2014 Academic Session

 

ADMISSIONS WILL BE INTO THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS:

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 (SMAT)
  2. School of Sciences (SOS)

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates should possess WASC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB at not more than two sittings with a minimum of Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of the following subjects relevant to their discipline: Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Economics, and Geography. Credit pass in Economics is compulsory in the School of Management Technology.

 

QUALIFYING TEST:

Candidates for Pre-Degree Science Programme must perform to a satisfactory level in a Computer-Based qualifying test to be conducted on Thursday, 17th and Friday 18th  October, 2013 at 8:00 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 Thursday 24th October, 2013.

 

DURATION:  

The programme is full-time, and will run for one academic session of Two (2) Semesters.

 

REGISTRATION AND COMMENCEMENT OF LECTURES:

 

Candidates who successfully complete the programme and meet the cut-off mark for the course applied for as determined by the University Admissions Committee as well as meet the JAMB cut-off mark would be admitted into 100 level of the University undergraduate degree programme in relevant discipline in the 2013/2014 academic session.

ACCOMMODATION

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

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

 

  1. Candidates are to pay application fee of fifteen thousand naira (N15,000.00) excluding bank charges on e-transact platform in any bank that is on e-transact platform.

 

  1. Candidates are to complete and print the PDS 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 PDS Application Form. 

 

  1. Submit the Online application form and print out a copy of the examination schedule slip.

 

  1. The application opens on Monday, 10th June, 2013 and closes on Tuesday, 15th October, 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 FIFTEEN THOUSAND NAIRA (N15,000.00) Application Fee in candidate’s 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.

a.         The venue of e-test exercise is the Electronic Test Centre (eTC) “Obakekere Campus” Federal University of Technology, Akure.

  1. Candidates are NOT allowed to bring cell phones or electronic gadget(s) into the e-test hall.
  2. Any candidate who fails to present himself/herself for the computer based test will NOT be considered for admission.
  3. Candidates are requested in their own interest to have a feel of (practice) the computer based test by visiting http.//test.jketc.net .

 

The underlisted helplines could be contacted for clarification on issue bordering on the e-test: 08164487268; 07052976224 and 08165661045.

 

 

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 Friday, 25th October, 2013.

 

 

 

Signed

Director,

Centre for Continuing Education,

Federal University of Technology, Akure.