PRE-ADMISSION SCREENING

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA, NIGERIA

 (Office of the Registrar)

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2019/2020 PRE-ADMISSION SCREENING EXERCISE

This is to inform all UTME and Direct Entry (DE) candidates who have applied for admission into the Federal University of Technology, Minna for the 2019/2020 academic session that the University has scheduled the University Pre-Admission Screening Exercise (UPASE) to hold at the University Main Campus, Gidan  Kwano, Minna, as follows:

  

Date

UTME

Direct Entry

Commencement date for Online Registration:

00.01hrs Thursday, 15th August, 2019.

00.01hrs Thursday, 15th August, 2019.

Close of Online Registration:

12.00hrs midnight on Sunday  8th September, 2019.

12.00hrs midnight on Sunday, 8th September, 2019.

Dates of Screening exercise:

Monday 16th to Thursday 19th September, 2019.

Friday, 20th to Saturday, 21st September, 2019.

Candidates are hereby notified that the Screening Exercise shall be conducted using Computer-Based Test (CBT) platform.

  1. ELIGIBILITY

(i)         Only UTME and DE candidates who selected Federal University of Technology, Minna are eligible for the Screening Exercise.

(ii)        UTME Candidates MUST have scored NOT LESS than the indicated minimum scores for various Courses/Programmes in the 2019 UTME as shown below:

SCHOOL

PROGRAMME

RECOMMENDED CUT OFF MARKS

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE & AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY

(SAAT)

Agriculture

180

Food Science & Technology

180

Water Resources, Aquaculture & Fisheries Technology

180

SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

(SEET)

Computer Engineering

200

Electrical/Electronic Engineering

190

Mechatronics Engineering

190

Telecommunication Engineering

180

SCHOOL OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

(SIPET)

Agric. and Bioresources Engineering

180

Chemical Engineering

190

Civil Engineering

190

Material and Metallurgical Engineering

180

Mechanical Engineering

190

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

(SET)

Architecture

200

Building

180

Estate Management & Valuation

180

Quantity Surveying

180

Surveying & Geoinformatics

180

Urban & Regional Planning

180

SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

(SICT)

Computer Science

200

Cyber Security Science

200

SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES

(SLS)

Biochemistry

190

Biology

180

Microbiology

190

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

(SPS)

Chemistry

180

Geography

180

Geology

180

Mathematics/Statistics

180

Physics

180

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

(SSTE)

Education Technology

180

Industrial and Technology Education

180

Science Education

180

 

(iii)       Candidates MUST meet the minimum UTME scores for their chosen courses, have the right UTME subject combinations as prescribed in the JAMB Brochure and the requisite ‘O’ Level subjects at credit level.

(iv)       However, candidates who do not meet any of the above requirements will be allowed to change to any other course whose requirements are met by the candidates.  The change of course will attract a processing fee of One Thousand Naira (N1,000) only.

(v)        All candidates must possess a minimum of five ‘O’ Level credits including Mathematics and English Language at not more than two sittings in subjects relevant to their proposed courses. In addition, Direct Entry candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit at National Diploma and/or Higher National Diploma level(s) or Merit at NCE level.

(vi)       Only ‘O’ Level result print-out(s) downloaded directly from the website(s) of the National Examining Bodies (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB) or photocopies of the original certificate(s) will be accepted for verification.  Failure to present such disqualifies the candidate.

(vii)     Candidates are to upload their O’level result(s) on CAPS.

(viii)   For the list of relevant subjects for each course/programme, Check…

NOTE:           Any false declaration could lead to a candidate’s disqualification at any stage of the admission process.

  1. METHOD OF REGISTRATION

UTME/DE Candidates

Click on “2019/2020 UPASE”

On the page that appears, click on ‘UPASE-UTME/DE Login’

  

  • Enter your JAMB registration number.
  • Enter one of your names.
  • Click on ‘Login’.
  • Choose another course from the list of departments if your UTME/’O’ level subject combinations do not meet the minimum requirements for the course registered with JAMB.

 

NOTE:           The system automatically detects if you have the required UTME subject combination and the minimum score for the programme selected.

  • Status of ‘O’ Level results (click on the appropriate box).
  • Click on ‘Proceed to payment gateway’.
  • Confirm your entries.
  • Click on the ‘payment link’ button to proceed to payment gateway.
  • Payment is done through Debit Card (MasterCard - Most preferred) or Verve (only the ones enabled for online payment) or Bank branch (by generating RRR from application portal).
  • Enter ATM Debit card details (Card number, expiry date, CVV 2 i.e. the 3 digits behind your card, and pin number)

 

NOTE:            This automatically debits Two Thousand Naira (N2,000) only (Remita service charge is deducted in addition).

  • If payment is successful, the screen will display all the data you previously entered.
  • Click on the ‘Print’ button to print the document
  • Keep the printout and take it to the UPASE venue
  1. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SCREENING EXERCISE

All eligible candidates are required to come on the date indicated on their scheduling slips.

Candidates are to report at the Suleiman Kumo Convocation Square at the University Main Campus, Gidan-Kwano along Minna-Bida road with the following:

  • A printout of the 2019/2020 UTME result slip bearing the candidate’s passport photograph (the Passport should not be affixed).  The title of the course/programme of choice should be boldly written by the candidate on top of the result slip.
  • The printed 2019/2020 University Pre-Admission Screening Exercise (UPASE) scheduling slip.
  • A writing material (Biro or Pencil).
  1.      GENERAL INFORMATION
  • No candidate will be allowed to participate in the Screening Exercise without complying with the above requirements.
  • The Main Campus at Gidan Kwano along Minna-Bida road is about 20 km away from the Bosso Campus of the University, which is inside Minna town.
  • Candidates without personal vehicles may board commercial buses at the rate of N100 at the Bosso Campus of the University.
  • Candidates are not allowed to bring gsm handsets or similar electronic gadgets into the screening hall.  Such item(s) will be seized and will not be returned to the owners.
  • Impersonation is a serious offence and anyone caught impersonating will be handed over to the law enforcement agents.
  • Any registered candidate who fails to report for the Screening Exercise on the Date and Time specified on the print-out automatically loses his or her chance of being screened for admission.
  • Candidates are advised to arrive at the Suleiman Kumo Convocation Square at the Main Campus, Gidan Kwano on the scheduled dates for the screening exercise at least one hour prior to the scheduled time on their slips.

All enquiries should be directed to the following: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 08168189680 and 08029724802.

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