This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Science Laboratory Technology under the Faculty of Sciences in Nigerian polytechnics and monotechnics. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.
List of Polytechnics / Monotechnics that Offer Science Laboratory Technology
- Abdul-Gusau Polytechnic
- Abia State Polytechnic
- Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic
- Adamawa State Polytechnic
- Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic
- Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic
- Auchi Polytechnic
- Bayelsa State College Of Arts And Science
- Benue State Poly
- Crown Polytechnic
- D. S. Adegbenro Ict Polytechnic
- Delta State Polytechnic
- Dorben Polytechnic
- Federal College Of Agricultural Produce Technology
- Federal College Of Animal Health And Production Tech, Ibadan
- Federal College Of Animal Health And Production Tech, Vom
- Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
- Federal Polytechnic, Bali
- Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi
- Federal Polytechnic, Bida
- Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu
- Federal Polytechnic, Ede
- Federal Polytechnic, Idah
- Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
- Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda
- Federal Polytechnic, Mubi
- Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa
- Federal Polytechnic, Nekede
- Federal Polytechnic, Offa
- Federal Polytechnic, Oko
- Federal Polytechnic, Ukana
- Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko
- Gateway Polytechnic Saapade
- Hassan Usman Katsina Poly
- Heritage Polytechnic
- Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic
- Igbajo Polytechnic
- Institute Of Management Technology, Enugu
- Jigawa State Polytechnic
- Kaduna Polytechnic
- Kano State Polytechnic
- Kogi State Polytechnic
- Kwara State Polytechnic
- Lagos State Polytechnic
- Moshood Abiola Polytechnic
- Nasarawa State Polytechnic
- Niger State Polytechnic
- Nigerian Institution Of Leather Technology And Science Technology
- Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic
- Ogun State Institute Of Technology
- Osun State College Of Technology
- Osun State Polytechnic
- Our Saviour Institute Of Science, Agric. And Tech.
- Oyo State College Of Agriculture
- Plateau State Polytechnic
- Polytechnic Of Sokoto
- Ramat Polytechnic
- Rivers State Polytechnic
- Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
- Temple-Gate Polytechnic
- The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki
- The Polytechnic, Ibadan
- Waziri Umaru Fed. Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi
- Wolex Polytechnic
- Yaba College Of Technology
JAMB UTME Subject Combination
In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Science Laboratory Technology under the Faculty of Sciences in the institutions listed above are:
Any three of Mathematics,
Biology/Agricultural Science or Physics
O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates
To apply for Science Laboratory Technology as a UTME candidate, you require: Mathematics and two subjects from:
Biology/Agricultural Science/Health Science,
And two other subjects from Technical Drawing,
Metal or Wood Work, Basic Electricity,
and Fine Art.
At least a credit pass in each of the three basic sciences – Biology,
Physics and a credit pass English Language is compulsory.
Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates
To apply for Science Laboratory Technology as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) KWARAPOLY requires Credit Passes in English Language, Mathematics and two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science and a pass in one of the Physics, Chemistry and Biology. It accepts Credit Passes in Leather Training, Leather Goods Manufacture and Building/Engineering Drawing.
(ii) KAD-POLY requires five SSCE credit pass which must include Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Sci, Physics and Chemistry. It accepts any three of Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Physics or Chemistry as UTME subjects.
(iii) ABIAPOLY and BIDAPOLY require Physics/Chemistry as the third subject
(iv) AKWAIBOMPOLY accepts credit in any other subject as the 4th credit.
(v) YABATECH requires at least five credit passes at not more two sittings as follows:
i) English Language
iii) Any two credit passes from Biology, Chemistry and Physics and at least a pass in third.
iv) Any other subjects, apart from the tonal languages (Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, etc) CRS and Islamic Studies. Also requires Mathematics and any one of the Physics, Chemistry or Biology as UTME Subject.
(vi) IBADANPOLY requires credits in Mathematics and the three core science subjects-Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Also accepts Chemistry as UTME subject.
(vii) AKANUPOLY and FIDEIPOLY require five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science, Chemistry and Physics. It also accepts any three of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Biology/Agricultural Science as UTME subject.
(viii) ILAROPOLY requires five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science at not more than two sittings. Accepts Chemistry as UTME subject.
(ix) MAPA does not accept Economics and Geography as Science subjects. Candidates must have a pass in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science at O/Level.
(x) IMT-ENU requires a pass in Chem., Phy., Biology/Agricultural Science and the course is offered as Science Technology.
(xi) FEDPOFFA accepts Chemistry as UTME subject and also requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology as course requirement.
(xii) LASPOTECH requires at least a pass in Physics.
(xiii) EDEPOLY accepts Agric Science in lieu of Biology.
(xiv) RUGIPO requires credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science and any other relevant subject. A pass in English Language and Physics is compulsory.
(xv) NILEST requires four O/L credit passes or more or its equivalent which must include Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology and at least a pass in English Language at not more than two sittings
(xvi) PLAPOLY requires O/L credit in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any one from Physics, Biology/Agric. Sci.
(xvii) OZORO requires candidates with pass in Physics but with credit passes in Technical Drawing or Metal or Wood Work may be considered.
(xviii) RUGIPO requires a pass in English Language and Physics.
(xix) NEKEDEPOLY requires five credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science and any one from Economics/Geography, English Language, Literature in English, Government/History and Technical Drawing. Accepts Chemistry as one of the UTME subjects.
(a) accept Candidates who have successfully completed NBTE recognized Pre-National Diploma (Science and Technology) at not less than credit level course may be admitted into the programme.
(b) do not accept the combination of two different examination bodies at SSCE O’ level (it is either NECO – NECO or WAEC – WAEC).
(xxi) RIVPOLY accepts any three of Mathematics, Physics, Biology/Agricultural Science and Chemistry as UTME subjects.
(xxii) BAUCHIPOLY accepts Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(xxiii) NUBAPOLY accepts Chemistry as UTME subject combination.
(xxiv) OSUNPOLY requires credit passes in two basic Sciences, Geography, Economics/Commerce.
(xxv) OYSCAI and AUCHI POLY require credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
(xxvi) IMO-POLY requires a credit pass in English Language and at least a pass in each of the three basic sciences: Biology, chemistry and Physics is Compulsory.
(xxvii) MAPOLY requires five credits in not more than two sittings to include in Mathematics and any two of the core science subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science with a minimum of pass in the third and English language.
(xxviii) HUSSAINIPOLY requires credit passes in Chemistry instead Mathematics as a core subject.
(xxix) IGBAJOPOLY requires five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agric Science, Chemistry and Physics. . It also accepts Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and Physics, as UTME subjects.
(xxx) TOPS accepts Chemistry as UTME subject.
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