Admission Updates

FUTMINNA Post UTME Screening 2019/2020

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 FUTMINNA Post UTME registration has commenced.

The online registration starts on 15th August, 2019 and will close on 8th September, 2019.

The screening test will come up on Monday 16th to Thursday 19th September, 2019 for UTME candidates and Friday, 20th to Saturday, 21st September, 2019. for Direct Entry.

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Read: How to pass Post-UTME

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

FUTMINNA Pos UTME Screening Eligibility

  • Only UTME and DE candidates who selected FUTMinna are eligible for the screening exercise.
  • UTME Candidates MUST have scored NOT LESS than the indicated minimum scores for various Schools/Courses/Programmes in the 2019 UTME as shown below:

FUTMINNA Post UTME Screening Cut Off Mark

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE & AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (SAAT)

  1. Agriculture [180]
  2. Food Science & Technology [180]
  3. Water Resources, Aquaculture & Fisheries Technology [180]

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY  (SEET)

  1. Agric. Bioresources Engineering [180]
  2. Chemical Engineering [200]
  3. Civil Engineering [200]
  4. Computer Engineering [200]
  5. Electrical/Electronic Engineering [200]
  6. Mechanical Engineering [200]
  7. Mechatronics Engineering [200]
  8. Material and Metallurgical Engineering [190]
  9. Telecommunication Engineering [190]

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY  (SET)

  1. Architecture [200]
  2. Building [180]
  3. Estate Management & Valuation [180]
  4. Quantity Surveying [180]
  5. Surveying & Geoinformatics [180]
  6. Urban & Regional Planning [180]

SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY    (SICT)

  1. Computer Science [200]
  2. Cyber Security Science [200]

SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES  (SLS)

  1. Biochemistry [190]
  2. Biology [180]
  3. Microbiology [190]

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES  (SPS)

  1. Chemistry [180]
  2. Geology [180]
  3. Geography [180]
  4. Mathematics/Statistics [180]
  5. Physics [180]

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION   (SSTE)

  1. Education Technology [180]
  2. Industrial and Technology Education [180]
  3. Science Education [180]

FUTMINNA Admission Requirements

  • 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.
  • 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 N1,000 only payable at the screening venue.
  • 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.
  • 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. Candidates MUST bring their ‘O’ Level results to the screening venue.  Failure to do so will result in disqualification of candidates.
  • Candidates awaiting ‘O’ Level results are not qualified for the screening exercise.

For the list of relevant subjects for each course/programme, check the homepage of the University website.

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

How to apply for FUTMINNA Pre Screening Admission

UTME and Direct Entry Candidates

  • Visit the screening portal https://eportal.futminna.edu.ng/upase/
  • Enter your JAMB registration number.
  • Enter one of your names.
  • Click on ‘Login’.
  • On a page that appears, you are required to upload your recent coloured passport photograph in JPG format (Width 150 px, Height 170 px).
  • 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 N2,250.00 only (the N250 is service charge for the Interswitch platform).

  • 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

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SCREENING EXERCISE

All eligible candidates for FUTMINNA Post UTME 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).

4. 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.

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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