General Background

The School of Business Studies took off with the Departments of Accountancy and Secretarial Studies with less than 100 students. The number of departments has now increased to seven, as listed below:

(i)                  Accountancy

(ii)              Banking and Finance

(iii)            Business Administration and Management

(iv)            Marketing

(v)              Office Technology and Management

(vi)            General Studies

(vii)          Purchasing and Supply

The departments admit and graduate students in their respective disciplines, with the exception of the General Studies Department, which services all departments in the Institution. Each department offers programmes leading to the award of National Diploma and Higher National Diploma.

Objectives

The National Diploma programme is aimed at producing diplomates with sound theoretical and practical skills necessary to carry out a number of activities in the business world effectively. At the Higher National Diploma level, the programme is designed to produce middle/high level business management personnel for both public and private business enterprises. At the end of the programme, the diplomates should be able to function:

(a) as middle-level managers and captains of industries;

(b) in government organizations and parastatals in order to enhance the economic growth of the country;

(c) as private entrepreneurs, setting up their own business and managing them effectively;

(d) as top management personnel in small and medium-sized organizations.

Entry Requirements for National Diploma

The minimum entry requirement into the National Diploma (ND) Programme in the School of Business Studies is five credit passes in the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or National Examination Council (NECO) at not more than two sittings. The subjects must include English Language (Literature-in-English and Oral English are not accepted in place of English Language), Mathematics and three other subjects from Economics, Business Methods, Principles of Accounts, Literature-in-English, Commerce, History, Statistics, Geography, Government, Agric. Science/Biology. However, a candidate may be admitted into the Office Technology and Management Department if he has:

(i)                  Grade II Teachers Certificate with five (5) Credits including English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings; or

(ii)                an RSA/WAEC Business Studies Certificate Stage II in Shorthand, Typewriting, English Language, Mathematics and one other subjects at not more than two sittings; or

(iii)              Five credit passes in the relevant subjects in the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB).

Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma

The minimum entry requirements into the HND programme in the School of Business Studies include:

(a) all the requirements for admission into the ND programme in Business Studies;

(b) a minimum of Lower Credit Pass (CGPA of 2.50) in ND Business Studies or related programme; and

 

(c) a minimum of one year post-ND cognate work experience in Internship. In exceptional cases, ND diplomates with a Pass (CGPA of 2.00 – 2.49) in the ND examination, with two or more years of work experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into the HND programme.

Background

The School of Engineering comprises the six departments of Agricultural and BioEnvironmental Engineering, Agricultural Technology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Minerals and Petroleum Resources Engineering. It has about three thousand students studying at both the National Diploma and Higher National Diploma levels. The School prepares diplomates for employment in the Engineering sector. The School’s graduates can be found across the world putting their practical and academic skills to good use. All the engineering programmes are accredited by the professional bodies and the National Board for Technical Education.

Objectives

The broad objective of the School is to provide both full-time and part-time courses of instruction and training in Engineering Technology and in other fields of applied technology to meet Nigeria’s developmental needs in the areas of industrial and agricultural production and research.

Entry Requirements for the National Diploma 

The minimum entry requirement for the National Diploma Programme in the various departments in the School of Engineering is at least five (5) credit passes, including English Language in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent (GCE, NECO, NTC, NCC, NABTEB). The five credit passes must be in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English Language and any other one, depending on departmental requirement from Metalwork, Auto-Mechanics, Basic Electricity, Technical Drawing, Fine Art, Woodwork, Geography, Statistics, Economics, Biology, Agricultural Science, Further Mathematics at not more than two sittings.

Entry Requirements for the Higher National Diploma 

To be admitted into the Higher National Diploma programme, a candidate must possess:

(i) the minimum entry requirements for the National Diploma;

(ii) Lower Credit pass at the National Diploma level; and

 

(iii) one year of mandatory relevant industrial work experience.

 

The School of Environmental Studies was established in November 1995. Presently, the School offers accredited programmes at both the National Diploma and the Higher National Diploma levels in the following disciplines:

(i) Archetectural Technology

(ii) Building Technology

(iii) Estate Management

(iv) Quantity Surveying;

(v) Surveying & Geo-informatics; and

(vi) Urban and Regional Planning.

Minimum Entry Requirements for the National Diploma Programme

The minimum entry requirement into the National Diploma Programme in the School of Environmental Studies is either:

(a) Five credit passes in the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), the General Certificate of Education (GCE 'O' Level) or the National Examinations Council (NECO) or NABTEB,obtained at not more than two sittings. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry and any two of the following: Technical Drawing, Geography, Fine Art, Economics, Government, Biology/Agricultural Science, Woodwork, Integrated Science, Physics and Chemistry

(b) Credit passes in the relevant subjects stated in (a) above in the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB).

(c) It should be noted however that compulsory subjects in (a) and (b) above cover only the Building Technology and Architectural Technology programmes while the compulsory

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ADO-EKITI subjects for other programmes are:

(i) Department of Estate Management English, Mathematics, Economics, a basic Science subject and any other from among subjects in (a) above with Literature and Accounting inclusive.

(ii) Departments of Quantity Surveying and Surveying & Geo-informatics Mathematics and Physics compulsory, a basic science and two other subjects.

(iii) Department of Urban and Regional Planning Mathematics and Geography, a basic science subject and two other subjects from among English language, Economics/Commerce, Art/Technical Drawing and Statistics.

 

Candidates applying for the Higher National Diploma programme must have the requirements for admission into the National Diploma programme and in addition must have successfully completed: (i) the National Diploma programme with a grade not below Lower Credit from a recognised institution; and (ii) a one-year post-ND industrial training in a relevant industry.

The School has also established a central research laboratory which is expected to be equipped adequately to enable it cope with research in Biotechnology among others.

Objectives

(i) To train National and Higher National diplomates in Computer Science, Food Technology, Glass and Ceramic Technology, Statistics and Science Technology who would be able to contribute meaningfully to the technological and industrial development of the country.

(ii) To develop and nurture a culture of academic research in the school among academic members of staff especially in areas of Applied Research and Adaptation of Techniques. This is achieved partly through the organisation of periodic seminars where the outcomes of research activities are presented. The school also encourages departments to organise national conferences and workshops.

Entry Requirements for National Diploma

The minimum entry requirement into the National Diploma programme in the School of Science and Computer Studies is at least five credit passes in the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or General Certificate of Education (GCE O/L) or National Examinations Council (NECO) or NABTEB in not more than two sittings. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics and any other three subjects, depending on the Department. In addition to the basic requirements listed below, applicants must pass the relevant subjects in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) administered by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Department of Computer Science

A credit in Physics and two credit level passes from Statistics, Economics/Commerce, Chemistry, Additional/Further Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science, Food and Nutrition, Geography, Information Technology.

Department of Food Technology

Two credit level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Food Nutrition/Agricultural Science; and any one of the following: Physics, Economics and Geography.

Department of Glass & Ceramic Technology

Credit level passes in Chemistry and any other two subjects from Physics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Fine Art/Wood-work, Metal-work, Additional Mathematics, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Economics/Statistics.

Department of Maths and Statistics

Three credit level passes from Statistics, Geography, Additional/Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Economics/Commerce, Government/Civic Education, Accounts/Book-keeping/Information Technology. Note that a credit pass in one science subject is required.

Department of Science Technology

Applicants must possess five (5) Credit passes in SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB in not more than two sittings. These credit must include; Mathematics, English and the following Science Subjects:

(i) Biology/Agricultural Science

(ii) Chemistry/Economics/Geography

(iii) Physics

Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma

The minimum entry requirement for the Higher National Diploma programmes in the School of Science and Computer Studies include

(a) all the conditions and requirements for National Diploma (ND) in the relevant programme;

(b) at least a lower credit level pass in ND in the relevant programme and one year post-ND industrial training in a relevant Industry.

OR a pass in ND in the relevant programme with at least two years industrial training in a relevant industry.

Higher National Diploma Progammes (HND) in Science Technology in Biology/ Microbiology, Applied Chemistry, Physics with Electronic and Biochemistry options

(i) The applicant must possess the requirements for National Diploma as listed above

(ii) The applicants must possess at least a lower credit level pass in National Diploma in Science Technology programme.

(iii) The Applicant must possess a minimum of one (1) year post National Diploma in Science Technology programme.

(iv) In exceptional cases, National Diploma with pass in the ND examinations with two or more years of cognate experience in his/her specific field may be considered for admission into the HND programme.

 

(v) Candidate offering Applied Chemistry at HND must possess credit in Chemistry at SSCE/ NECO/NABTEB Candidate offering Physics/Electronics at HND must possess credit in Physics at SSCE/ NECO/NABTEB. Candidate offering Biochemistry at HND must possess credit in Chemistry and Biology at SSCE/NECO/NABTEB. Candidates offering Microbiology at HND must possess credit in Chemistry and Biology at SSCE/NECO/NABTEB.

Contact Address

The Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti.
PMB. 5351, Ado Ekiti,

Ekiti State, Nigeria. 

For Enquiries;
+2348098762565, +2347088335676 
Email: contactus@fedpolyado.edu.ng