FUTMINNA Postgraduate Admission Form 2024/2025 Academic Session – How To Apply

Federal University Of Technology, School of postgraduate studies through the management of the university has announced the sale of  FUTMINNA postgraduate admission form for 2024/2025 academic session. FUTMINNA PG form is made available online for candidates interested in running a postgraduate programme at FUTMINNA and must have met the PG admission requirement for the proposed programme.

This post will serve as a guide in applying for FUTMINNA postgraduate application form both for first-time applicants and returning applicants as it would cover every grey area about FUTMINNA PG admission form which includes the commencement date for the sale of FUTMINNA PG admission form, the application procedure, duration of all PG programmes, cost of the PG form and the closing date of FUTMINNA PG admission form.

FUTMINNA Postgraduate Admission Form [year]/[nyear] Academic Session – How To Apply 1

 

Before we proceed, as usual, based on the challenges faced by past FUTMINNA PG applicants in their application process, I thought it necessary to address them all in order for you to avoid encountering such in your registration.

I will be listing all the frequently asked questions as it relates to FUTMINNA postgraduate admission form. These questions as stated above are from past and current applicants. It is advised you note them down as it would assist in your application process.

The FUTMINNA format below indicates the FAQs and their appropriate answers with regards to FUTMINNA PG form after which I will make available, LASU postgraduate general admission requirements, how to apply for  LASU postgraduate admission form.

FAQs on FUTMINNA Admission Form

Q – Is FUTMINNA postgraduate admission form 2024/2025 out?

A –  FUTMINNA PG admission form is out and the online application has begun.

Q – How can I apply for FUTMINNA PG admission form?

A -FUTMINNA PG  registration procedure has been provided below as approved by the management of the university.

Q – How much is FUTMINNA PG admission form?

A – Applicants are required to purchase the Lagos State University, School of Postgraduate Studies Form at a fee of N15,000 Only.

Q – I am still running my NYSC, can I apply for FUTMINNA PG form?

A – NYSC discharge certificate is an important document for applying for FUTMINNA postgraduate programme. Therefore without your NYSC discharge certificate, you cannot apply.

Q – I have NYSC exemption letter, can I apply for FUTMINNA PG application form?

A – Yes you are eligible, all you need to do is present your exemption letter

Q – What is the closing date of  FUTMINNA PG admission form?

A –  FUTMINNA PG form closing date is closing on March 31st 2024.

The above are the FAQs on Federal University Of Technology  postgraduate admission form for both current and prospective applicants. However, please feel free to ask questions via the comment section should you have any.

FUTMINNA PG admission form application procedure will be a seamless one because I will simplify the application steps required to apply for the admission form so that new and prospective applicants can apply with ease. Applicants who have previously registered and participated in the prior registration exercise but were unsuccessful can also benefit from the information provided here.

Federal University Of Technology Minna, postgraduate admission form application process this academic session is the same step used by applicants during the previous session, the only major difference is the closing date of the application form. Going by the above information, it is important to point out that the schools that are affiliated to LASU PG school are to follow the application steps outlined below but first let’s go through the requirements for applying for the form onl

Admission into Postgraduate Programmes For 2023/2024 Academic Session

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the various Schools of the University.

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A candidate applying for Postgraduate Studies in the Federal University of Technology, Minna must have obtained five (5) Credits in WAEC, NECO, NABTEB and GCE (‘O’ Level) or their equivalents including English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings. No admission shall be made on the basis of any awaiting results and no exemption is made for admission into any programme.

PhD programme

  1. Candidates for admission for any of PhD Programme shall be Master Degree graduates of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other University recognized by the Senate or holders of equivalent qualifications acceptable to the University Senate.
  2. A Master Degree holder applying for PhD Programme of the University must have maintained a weighted score average of 60% or a ‘B’ grade or a CGPA of 3.50 out of 5.00 in overall performance in the Master Degree programme.
  • Appropriate courses may be prescribed for candidates whose background is considered weak for the areas of specialization. This is done at the discretion of the School/Department within the approved general regulations/guidelines of the Postgraduate School.

Master Degree Programmes

  1. A Minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University.
  2. A Third Class Honours Degree with at least 3 years graduation experience in relevant fields may be considered. In some areas, passing a qualifying examination to be administered by the Department of the candidates, in consultation with the Postgraduate School, may be required. Please note that this is not applicable to the Engineering Schools (SEET and SIPET). Candidates with HND with a minimum of Lower Credit and a Postgraduate Diploma in relevant field with, at least a minimum of Lower Credit and one year graduation experience may be considered.

v Where examination is required as in the case of (ii) and (iii) above, an examination fee of N2000.00 will be charged outside the cost of Postgraduate application forms.

Note:

  1. NYSC certificate or exemption letter is required for admission into all Postgraduate programmes.

ii For avoidance of doubt, candidates with PASS grade at any level of Degree, PGD, HND and OND do not qualify for admission to the PhD/Master/PGD Programmes. No Diploma candidate with CGPA less than 2.50 qualifies for admission into the Master Degree Programmes.

  • In all cases of admission, the final decision on qualified candidates rests with the Postgraduate School Board. Candidates with Science-based background are normally considered.
  1. All Master Degree Programmes require course work components in addition to research work components. There is no exemption. A Thesis must be defended and submitted for a student to qualify and graduate.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. A Third Class Honours Degree in relevant fields may be considered.
  2. Candidates with HND with a minimum of Lower Credit, OND Lower Credit in relevant field with one year graduation experience may be considered.

DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

PhD Programme

A Minimum of Six Semesters (Three (3) Academic Sessions) and maximum of Ten Semesters (Five (5) Academic Sessions) for Full-time Students.

A Minimum of Ten Semesters (Five (5) Academic Sessions) and maximum of Fourteen Semesters (Seven (7) Academic Sessions) for Part-time Students respectively.

Master Degree Programmes

The Master Degree programmes are expected to last a minimum of Three Semesters for Full-time Students. The maximum allowable periods of studies shall be Six Semesters. There is no Part-time for Master’s Degree programmes. Master’s Degree students are to maintaining a CGPA of 2.50 in every Semester. Failure to meet this requirement will result in withdrawal from the programme.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

Generally, Full-time Students are expected to graduate normally after Three Semesters on successful completion of their programmes, subject to maintaining a minimum CGPA of 1.50 in any Semester.

The maximum allowable period shall be three sessions (6 Semesters).

1SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements: Candidates applying into any Department in the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology must have at least five ‘O’ Level Credits to include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one relevant Science subject, obtained in not more than two sittings.

a) Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management

Ph.D (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Agricultural Economics:

Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics (Full-Time only) Entry Requirements for PGD:

  1. A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agricultural Economics and or Farm Management from a recognized Institution with Overall aggregate of not less than Lower Credit (Minimum CGPA of 2.50).
  2. A Bachelor Degree in Agriculture and Allied Discipline such as Veterinary Medicine, Biology, Botany and Zoology with a minimum of a Second Class (Lower Division) or its equivalent for unclassified Degrees.
  3. Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Ph.D (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology:

Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology:

  1. Department of Animal Production

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization: i)    Animal Nutrition (Monogastic & Ruminant Animal Nutrition) ii)    Meat Science/ Animal Products and Development iii)           Reproductive Physiology iv)  Animal Breeding and Genetics

MTech (Full-time only) in Animal Production.

Entry Requirements for MTech:

  1. A Higher National Diploma (HND) Upper Credit plus PGD at distinction in additional satisfying University Matriculation requirements.
  2. A Bachelor Degree in Animal Production/ Science or related discipline with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
  3. d) Department of Crop Production

PhD (Full-time and part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Weed Science,
  2. Horticulture, iii) Crop Breeding/Genetics,
  1. Crop protection (Nematology, Entomology &Virology)
  2. Seed Technology,
  3. Crop Physiology.

PhD Entry Requirements: i)     O’level Entry

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or relevant discipline with minimum of Second Class Lower from recognised institution.
  • Academic Master’s Degree in Crop Production, Plant Science, Agronomy or relevant Discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 from recognised institution

MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Agronomy
  2. Crop Production iii) Crop Protection

Postgraduate Diploma in Crop Production (Full-time only)

Entry Requirements for PGD:

A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agriculture from a recognized Institution with Overall aggregate of not less than Lower Credit (Minimum CGPA of 2.50).

e) Department of Food Science and Technology

PhD (Full-Time only) in Food Science and Technology

MTech (Full-time only) in Food Science and Technology

Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science and Technology (Full-time only)

‘O’ Level Requirements:

Five O’ Level credits (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB) in English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two sittings.

MTech Entry Requirement:

  • PGD (Upper Credit or Distinction) in Food Science and Technology.
  • First degree (B.Sc/BTech) in Food Science and Technology. Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Agricultural Engineering and related disciplines with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
  • Candidates whose first degree is not Food Science and Technology are required to audit some Postgraduate Diploma Courses in the Department.

PGD Entry Requirements:

  • Third class degree in Food Science and Technology or related field from a recognized University.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) in Food Science and Technology from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  1. f) Department of Soil Science and Land Management

PhD (Full-time and Part-timein the following areas of specialization: i)        Soil Conservation and Water Management.

  1. Soil Fertility.
  • Soil Physics. iv) Soil Microbiology. v) Pedology.

MTech (Full-time only) in the Soil Science:

g) Department of Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology

Ph.D (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. i) Aquaculture/Fish Nutrition ii) Hydrobiology/Limnology iii) Fish Post Harvest Technology iv)     Fish Genetics and Breeding v)         Fish Biology vi)     Fish Ecology vii)   Fish Toxicology

MTech (Full-time only) in Fisheries Technology

Postgraduate Diploma in Fisheries Technology (Full-Time only) MTech Entry Requirements:

  1. i) A Bachelor Degree in Agriculture and Allied Discipline such as Vet, Medicine, Biology, Botany and Zoology with a minimum of a Second Class (Lower Division) or its equivalent for unclassified Degrees.

PGD Entry Requirements:

i) A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agriculture from a recognized Institution with overall aggregate of not less than Lower Credit (Minimum CGPA of 2.50).

SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

‘O’ Level Entry Requirement: Candidates applying into any Department in the School of Electrical Engineering and Technology must have at least five ‘O’ Level Credits to including English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following: Biology/Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, Geography or Economics or Further Maths in not more than two sittings.

  1. Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following area of Specialization: i)           Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Power Systems Option). ii)           Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electric Machines and Industrial Drives Option). iii)            Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronics Option) MEng (Full-Time onlyin the following area of Specialization

  1. i) Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Power Systems Option). ii) Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electric Machines and Industrial Drives Option). iii)            Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronics Option)
  2. Department of Computer Engineering (Full-Time only) in Computer Engineering. MEng (Full-Time only) in Computer Engineering.
  3. Department of Telecommunication Engineering

Ph.D. (Full-Time and Part-Timein Communication Engineering.

MEng (Full-Time only) in Communication Engineering.

  1. SCHOOL OF INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements: Candidates applying into any Department in the School of Innovation Technology must have at least five ‘O’ Level Credits including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two social science or science subjects obtained in not more than two sittings.

  1. Department of Entrepreneurship and Business studies

PhD (Full-Time and Part-Time) in Entrepreneurship.

MTech (Full-Time only) in Entrepreneurship.

Postgraduate Diploma in Management Technology PGDMT (Full-time only) PhD Entry Requirements:

MTech/MSc in Entrepreneurship and Business Studies with specialization in Entrepreneurship,

Management, Marketing, Accounting, Economics and Finance with PhD grade. Please note that Candidates with Professional Masters certificate are not qualify for admission into PhD

MTech Entry Requirement:

  1. Bachelor’s degrees with minimum of Second Class Upper Division in relevant area such as Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing, Accounting, Economics and Finance.
  2. Higher National Diploma (HND) with minimum of Lower Credit in related fields from any recognized Polytechnic or institution. Such candidates must have PGD in Business Entrepreneurship or Administration from recognized institution.
  • Candidates with at least Second Class Upper Division in areas outside social sciences, but with PGDMT of this University or PGD in Entrepreneurship from other recognized institution may be considered.

Postgraduate Diploma in Management Technology (PGMT) Entry Requirements:

O’level entry requirements: Candidates applying into the Department of Entrepreneurship, School of Innovative Technology must have at least five (5) O’level Credits including English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any two (2) Social Science or Science subjects obtained in not more than two (2) sitting.

  1. Department of Project Management Technology

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Project Management.

Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management (Full-time only)

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O’Level Entry Requirements:

At least credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, and any other Science or Social Science Subjects at O’ level at not more than two sittings, and at least a pass in Chemistry or Biology PhD Entry Requirements:

A Master degree in relevant discipline (such as Project Management, Economics, Operations Research, Statistics, Environmental Science, Science and Engineering fields) with a minimum score of 60% average, B grade, or 3.50 on a 5.00 scale. Please note that Candidates with Professional Masters certificate are not qualify for admission into PhD amended

MTech Entry Requirements:

Minimum of second class lower of a good bachelor’s degree from the Federal University Technology, Minna or any other approved University in areas such as Project Management, Economics, Operations Research, Statistics, Environmental Science, Science and Engineering fields.

PGD Entry Requirements:

  1. i) HND in Transport Management, Management Planning and Engineering field with minimum of Lower Credit from reorganized institutions.
  2. i) A candidate with at least 3rd Class Honours Degree from FUT Minna, or any other approved University in Environmental Science, Science, Social and Management and Engineering field.
  3. c) Department of Logistics and Transport Management ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

Five ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, Economics and one Science

Subject.

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) MTech (Full-time only) in Transport Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Transport Management (Full-time only)

PhD. Entry Requirements:

A Master Degree in the field of Transport Management Technology or other related fields such as Geography, Planning, Economics, Transportation Engineering, Logistics Management and other allied disciplines with a CGPA of 3.5 on a scale of 5.0 or its equivalent from FUTMINNA or any other approved university. Please note that Candidates with Professional Masters certificate are not qualify for admission into PhD.

MTech Entry Requirements:

  1. i) Candidate with a Bachelor Degree with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division in Transport Management Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering, Economics, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Operations Research, Statistics and or Management Technology from FUTMINNA or any other recognized University. ii) A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division in other fields or a minimum of HND with Lower Credit in Transport Planning or Transport, plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Transport Management.

PGD Entry Requirements:

  1. i) Minimum of 3rd Class Honours degree from the Federal University Technology, Minna or any other approved University in fields such as Quantity Surveying, Project Management, Building, Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, Estate Management. ii) Minimum of Lower Credit in HND from NBTE approved Institutions.
  2. SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
  1. Department of Architecture

PhD and MTech (Full-time only) in Architecture Specific Entry Requirements:

BTech (Arch) Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division from a 5-year Architecture programme.

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics, Geography, Building Construction, Fine Art and Surveying.

  1. Department of Building

PhD Building and MTech Building (Full-time only) in the following areas: i)           Construction Management ii)       Construction Technology iii)  Building Services iv)           Facility Management

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one (1) from the following: Economics, Technical Drawing, Building Construction, Surveying and Fine Art.

PGD (Full-time only) in Building

Candidates should have a B.Tech or BSc.Building (Third Class) in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements. c)          Department of Estate Management and Valuation

Postgraduate Diploma in Estate Management and Valuation (Full-Time only)

PGD Entry Requirements:

  1. Candidates with third class honours Degree in in Estate Management and Valuation from Federal University of Technology, Minna or from other University recognized by the Federal University of Technology, Minna.
  2. Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) lower credit, in Estate Management and Valuation from recognized Polytechnic.

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MTech (Full-time) only in Surveying and Geoinformatics.

PGD (Full-time) only in Surveying and Geoinformatics.

Ph.D Entry Requirements:

Candidates for Ph.D in Surveying and Geoinformatics must have a Master’s Degree in Surveying or Geoinformatics with a final minimum CGPA of 3.5, in addition to the requirements for MTech programme as listed below: MTech Entry Requirements:

B.Tech/B.Sc. (Surveying and Geoinformatics) degree or equivalent of the University or any other approved University with a minimum of second class honours degree. ii.     B.Sc./B.Tech. Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, or Geography with Mathematics plus postgraduate diploma in Surveying from any approved University.

iii.        A Third Class degree in Surveying plus Postgraduate Diploma in Surveying and Geoinformatics from any recognised University.

iv         PGD in Surveying and Geoinformatics with First Degree in allied field such as: Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Geophysics, Geology and Civil Engineering are to be considered.

PGD Entry Requirements:

  1. i) B.Tech/B.Sc (Surveying) Degree or its equivalent of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other approved University with minimum of Third Class. ii) HND from approved Polytechnics or Monotechnics or its equivalent (minimum of Lower Credits). However, such candidates must enrol for and pass prescribed remedial courses in Physics and Mathematics.

‘O’Level Requirements:

Five (5) ‘O’ Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and in any two of the following subjects: Additional Mathematics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Geography, Elementary Surveying, Economics and Agricultural Science/Biology.

  1. f) Department of Urban and Regional Planning.

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following Options: i) Urban Governance and Poverty Study ii)           Housing and Urban Renewal iii)        Environmental Impact Assessment.

Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (Full-Time only) O’ Level Entry Requirements:

A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics and Geography. The other two subjects must be from the following: Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science/ Biology, Technical Drawing, Economics or Government.

Ph.D Entry Requirements:

MTech of the Federal University of Technology or M.Sc. from any recognised University in Urban and Regional Planning or related disciplines such as Estate Management, Architecture, Land Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, Building, Environmental management and Planning and Geography with research thesis component and overall CGPA of 3.50.

MTech Entry Requirements:

  1. A candidate must have a Bachelor of Tech. or B.Sc. degree not lower than Second Class (Lower) from the Federal University of Technology, Minna or other approved Universities in Urban and Regional Planning, Geography and Planning.
  2. Holders of Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning at a minimum of Upper Credit or holders of Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning with lower credit and one year post qualification experience may be admitted.

PGD Entry Requirements:

First degree (BTech, B. URP or B.Sc.) in Urban and Regional Planning, Geography and Planning and Environmental Science with at least 3rd Class degree or HND with minimum of lower Credit in Town planning from recognized Polytechnic.

  1. SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
    1. Department of Computer Science

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Computer Science

Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (Full-time only) O’ Level Entry Requirements:

Minimum of Five ‘O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two relevant Science Subjects.

PGD Entry Requirements:

  1. i) BSc or BTech/BEng from any recognised Institution with a minimum of Third Class Degree.
  2. i) HND in Computer Science from a recognized institution with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  3. Department of Cyber Security Science`

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Cyber Security Science

Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security Science (Full-time only) O’ Level Entry Requirements:

Minimum of Five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science subjects. Only graduates from ICT related discipline are eligible to apply.

  1. SCHOOL OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements: At least five ‘O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following: Biology/Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, Geography or Economics.

  1. Department of Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering

Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-time)) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Farm Power and Machinery
  2. Agricultural Crop Processing and Storage iii) Soil and Water Engineering

MEng (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization: i) Farm Power and Machinery.

  1. ii) Agricultural Crop Processing and Storage iii) Soil and Water Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering (Full-time only)

Ph.D Entry Requirements:

A CGPA of 3.5 or overall grade of ‘B’ or 60% weighted average at Master’s Degree programme from FUT, Minna or any recognized Institution.

MEng Entry Requirements:

  1. A minimum of Second Class Lower or PGD with a minimum of Upper Credit from FUT

Minna or any recognized institution for candidate applying for Master’s Degree Programme.

PGD Entry Requirements:

Candidates applying for this programme must have in their first degree, a minimum of Third class and in the case of HND, a minimum of upper credit in Agricultural Engineering or any other equivalent engineering qualifications from Federal University of Technology, Minna and other recognized Universities and Polytechnics, respectively.

  1. b) Department of Chemical Engineering

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MEng (Full-time only) in Chemical Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Full-time only) O’ Level Entry Requirements:

All candidates must have a minimum of five (5) credits at G.C.E., ‘O’ level or SSCE or NECO which must include Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Physics and any other science subject at not more than two sittings.

PhD Entry Requirements:

Candidates for admission to PhD shall be Master’s degree graduates of Federal University of Technology, Minna or of any other Universities. Such Master degree candidates must have attained an average performance of “B” Grade or weighted average of 60% or a minimum CGPA of 3.50.

MEng Entry Requirements:

  1. At least a Second-Class lower Degree in Chemical Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University.
  2. Candidates with recognized Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum of Lower Credit (CGPA of 2.5) in relevant field with, at least one year of post qualification experience may be considered after passing a qualifying examination.

PGD Entry Requirements:

  1. i) Higher National Diploma (HND) in Chemical Engineering from a recognized Polytechnic or any recognize institution with at least lower credit level. ii) Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mining Engineering, Polymer Engineering and other related field from any recognized institution. iii) Degree or HND in Chemistry iv) B.Sc or B.Eng. with third class or pass in Chemical Engineering. c) Department of Civil Engineering

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MEng (Full-time only) in the following areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Structural Engineering ii) Geotechnical Engineering
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  1. Transportation Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (Full-time only)

O’ Level Requirements:

A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits or SSCE equivalent, which must include English Language,

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other science subject (e.g. Further Mathematics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Building Technology, Biology or Agricultural Science) at not more than two sittings.

PhD Entry Requirements:

A CGPA of 3.5 or overall grade of ‘B’ or 60% weighted average at Master’s Degree programme from FUT Minna or any recognised University.

MEng Entry Requirements:

A minimum of Second Class Lower Degree or PGD with a minimum of Upper Credit from FUT

Minna or any recognised Institution.

PGD Entry Requirements:

  1. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Civil Engineering with at least lower credit. ii. BSc., BEng., or BTech. Degree in Civil Engineering with at least third class (Hons).

iii.      Higher National Diploma (HND) in water resources engineering with at least a Lower Credit. iv.       BSc or BEng in Water Resources Engineering with at least a third class (Hons) degree.

  1. d) Department of Mechanical Engineering

PhD (Full–time and Part-time) in the following areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Industrial and Production Engineering ii) Materials and Metallurgy Engineering iii) Design and Solid Mechanics Engineering iv) Thermofluids and Power Plant Engineering

MEng (Full-time only) in the following areas of Specialization:

  1. Industrial and Production Engineering ii) Design and Solid Mechanics Engineering iii)         Thermofluids and Power Plant Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Full-time only)

‘O’ Level Requirements

Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits WAEC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB which must include English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with any other Science/Social Science subject PGD Entry Requirements:

  1. Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit in Mechanical Engineering.
  • BEng or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University with a minimum of Third Class.
  1. SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES.
  2. a) Department of Animal Biology

MTech (Full-time only) Zoology and PhD (Full-time) Zoology Options:

  1. i) Entomology and Parasitology ii) Ecology and Environmental Biology iii) Hydrobiology

Admission Requirements for MTech:

  1. A Postgraduate Diploma in Biological Science from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognised institution with a minimum of Upper Credit
  2. A Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science/Zoology from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognised institution with a minimum of Second Class Lower for entry into M.Tech Programmes.

‘O’ Level Requirements:

Candidates must possess five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject with at least a pass in Physics

  1. Department of Biochemistry

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Biochemistry:

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

  1. Department of Plant Biology

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in Botany MTech (Full-time only) in Botany Options:

  1. i) Botany (Applied Plant Genetics and Breeding) ii) Botany (Mycology)
  2. d) Department of Microbiology

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. i) Food and Industrial Microbiology ii) Medical Microbiology iii) Environmental Microbiology iv)        Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (Full-time only) Entry Requirements:

  1. Sc, B.Tech Microbology, Animal Health and Production, Biochemistry, Zoology or related

Discipline

  1. Public Health Nursing officer with minimum of three (3) years’ work experience.
  2. HND in any equivalent area listed in (a) above
  3. Environmental Health Officer, MBBS and DVM from any recognised University, HND in Community Health, Post-Basic Nursing, Diploma in Tutor of Health Sciences.

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level subjects at Credits levels which must include English

Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry at not more than two (2) sittings Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (Full-time only)

Entry Requirements:

  1. a) The minimum entry requirements for the programme are:

A Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate in Biological Sciences (e. g Microbiology, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biology), Food Science and Technology, Nutrition and Dietetics etc from recognizes Institution with Overall aggregate of not less than Lower Credit

  1. A Bachelor Degree (B.Sc/ B.Tech) in Biological Science, Fo0od Science, Medical and Health related Disciplines such as Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biology, Food Science and Technology,

Nutrition and Dietetics and Pharmacy with a minimum of Second Class Honour (Lower Division)

  1. B,Sc/ B.Tech Degree with Third Class in Microbiology

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

A minimum of five (5) Credits passes at ‘O’ Level in Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Ph.D Entry Requirements:

  1. i) Candidates with Master Degree in Microbiology of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University are eligible for admission. MTech Entry Requirements:
    1. A first degree with a minimum of a second class lower of the Federal University of

Technology, Minna or any other recognized University in Microbiology.

  1. Candidates with third class degree of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University in Microbiology with three years post qualification experience or a postgraduate diploma (PGD) in Microbiology may be admitted.
  • Candidates with a minimum of Second Class (lower division) in Biochemistry, Food Science and related disciplines of the Federal university of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University may be admitted. Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology with a minimum of Lower Credit (CGPA of 2.50) are equally eligible for admission.

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  1. SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES.
    1. Department of Chemistry

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization: i)    Organic Chemistry ii) Analytical Chemistry iii)        Natural Product Chemistry iv)           Polymer Science and Technology

O’ Level Entry Requirements:

Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

  1. Department of Geography

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following Options:

  1. Geography
  2. Applied Meteorology iii) Environmental Management iv)        Applied Remote Sensing

MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization: i)    Applied Meteorology ii)           Environmental Management iii)           Applied Remote Sensing

O’Level Requirements:

Five (5) ‘O’ level credits in English, Mathematics, Geography, Physics and any other 2 from the following: Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science and Economics are required in at most 2 sittings. Credit in Physics is not mandatory for Environmental Management applicants.

PhD Entry Requirements:

A Master degree from FUT, Minna, or any reputable university in the field of Geography, Environmental Science or any relevant science programme, with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 or overall grade of ‘B’ or 60% weighted average.

MTech Entry Requirements:

A minimum of Second Class Lower or PGD with a minimum of Lower Credit from FUT, Minna or any recognised institution in a relevant field is required. Holders of Third Class degree in relevant fields are eligible to apply after 3 years post-graduation experience.

  1. c) Department of Geology

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. i) Hydrogeology ii) Mineral Exploration

iii) Biostratigraphy iv) Environmental Geology v) Petroleum Geoscience

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Chemistry and any other Science subject except Agricultural Science. d) Department of Mathematics

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Applied Mathematics

O’ Level Entry Requirements:

A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science subjects.

  1. Department of Physics

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization: i)    Applied Geophysics ii)           Solid State Physics.

iii)      Applied Atmospheric Physics iv)      Medical Physics.

  1. v) Applied Nuclear Physics

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

  1. Department of Statistics

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Statistics.

Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (Full-time only) ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

Five credit passes at ‘O’ Level which must include Mathematics, English, and Physics and any two subjects from Biology, Economics, and Chemistry are required for admission.

PhD Entry Requirements:

MSc or MTech Degree in Statistics from a recognized University.

MTech Entry Requirements:

  • BTech or BSc. in Statistics from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University with at least Second Class (Lower Division).
  • Bachelor of Technology Degree (BTech) or Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc) in Mathematics, from a recognized institution with a minimum of second class upper.
  • Graduates with Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics from Federal University of Technology, Minna or from any recognized University with a minimum of lower credit might be considered. A qualifying examination may be necessary. PGD Entry Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Statistics with Third Class from a recognized University
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Science and Allied disciplines with a minimum of Second Class Lower from a recognized University.
  • Higher National Diploma in Statistics with minimum of lower credit
  1. SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
  2. a) Department of Industrial and Technology Education

Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of Specialization:

  1. Automobile Technology Education
  2. Building Technology Education iii) Electrical/Electronic Technology Education iv)       Metalwork Technology Education
  3. v) Woodwork Technology Education

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two other Science subjects.

  1. Department of Educational Technology

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Educational Technology

Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Education (Full-time only) ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

A minimum of Five (5) ‘O’ Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, and three other

Science subjects.

PGD Entry Requirements:

Minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Institution.

  1. Department of Science Education

Ph.D (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Chemistry Education ii) Mathematics Education iii) Biology Education

MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization i) Chemistry Education

  1. Mathematics Education iii) Physics Education
  2. iv) Biology Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Science Education (Full-time only)

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:

Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, and three other Science subjects.

  1. d) Department of Library and Information Technology

Ph.D (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Library and Information Technology Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Technology (Full-time only) Ph.D Entry Requirements:

  1. MTech Degree of FUT, Minna or any other recognized university in Library and Information Science with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 or 60% weighted Average.

MTech Entry Requirements:

Admission into the Master of Technology Degree in Library and Information Technology is open to graduates of Library and Information Technology/Science of FUT, Minna and Library and Information Science of other recognized universities. Such graduates must have a minimum of:

  1. Second Class Lower Degree in Library and Information Science or Library and Information Technology. ii. Post Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Science/Technology

PGD Entry Requirements:

  1. The candidates should possess at least third class in BTech Library and Information Technology from Federal University of Technology, Minna or Bachelor of Library Science from any other recognized University.
  2. First degree with a minimum of second class lower division in any discipline.
  • HND with minimum of lower Lower Credit in any discipline.
  1. CENTRE FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES.
    1. Professional Master in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (Full-time only).
    2. Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies

(Full-time only)

  1. Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change and Mitigation and Adaptation (Fulltime only)

‘O’ Level Requirements

Five ‘O’ Level credit passes including English and Mathematics and any of Geography, Biology and Chemistry plus any other two relevant subjects obtained at not more than two (2) sittings.

Entry Requirements for Professional Masters:

  1. Minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Urban Planning etc. from recognized Institutions.
  2. Third class Degree holders who are employees of disaster related fields with five years cognate experience without PGD may be considered for admission, while others third class Degree holders will require Postgraduate Diploma in any of the areas listed above and at least 3 years of working experience in relevant fields.

Entry Requirements Professional PGD:

  1. Minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine, Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Town Planning etc. from recognized Institutions.
  2. Minimum of Lower Credit pass in Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least 3 years of working experience in relevant fields.
  • Minimum of HND Lower Credit, B.Sc. Third class (Hon), in any discipline related to the environment from the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other Institution recognized by the Federal University of Technology, Minna. Priority will be given to Geography and sub-disciplines emanating from Geography; Agriculture related disciplines (Animal Production, Crop production, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Agricultural Extension,

Food science and Technology etc.), Urban and Regional Planning, Building, Quantity Surveying, Geoinformatics and Architecture.

  1. CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
    1. Professional Master in Sustainable Urban Development (Full-time only)
    2. Professional Master in Urban Ecology (Full-time only).
    3. Postgraduate Diploma in Local Economic Development (PGD=LED) (Full-time only)
    4. Postgraduate Diploma in Development and Management of Public-Private Partnership Projects (PGD-DMPPP) (Full-time only)

Entry Requirements for Professional PGD

  • A Minimum of HND at Lower Credit in any related discipline or First Degree with a minimum of Third Class from Environmental/Social Sciences and Engineering background.
  • Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits including English Language, Mathematics plus any other relevant subjects.

‘O’ Level Requirements

A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics and any other three subjects in either Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Biology/Agricultural Science or Economics at not more than two (2) sittings.

Entry Requirements Professional Masters:

  • First Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower in any discipline in Environmental Sciences, Science, Social Science, Agriculture or Engineering; or
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in any relevant field for holders of Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  • First Degree graduate with third class and a working experience of over three (3) years are also considered for admission, especially those in the Federal and States Ministry/ Agencies of the Environmental, Lands, Housing and Urban Development.

METHOD OF APPLICATION                                                                         

  1. All applications     for       Postgraduate   programmes    are       online  through          the       University       website; futminna.edu.ng
  2. Application forms will be accessible as from 23rd January, 2024.
  3. All requested information on the online application form must be correctly, and accurately provided with current and active email addresses and phone numbers.
  4. Completed application forms must be submitted online through the University portal latest on 31st March, 2024. All necessary instructions on filling of the form must be adhered to otherwise it is sufficient ground to disqualify an applicant.
  5. Completed application forms must be printed out as they would be requested for during registration, on successful admission.
  6. All MTech/MEng and PhD candidates must forward official transcript of their previous degrees or

PGD to;

The Secretary,

Postgraduate School,

Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.

Official transcripts could also be sent through our e-mail (pgs@futminna.edu.ng)

In addition, PhD candidates must upload their research proposals in line with their interest along with their applications before the processing of admission.

  1. It is the responsibility of each candidate to ensure that the online referee reports are duly filled and submitted by the respective referees before the closing date. (Minimum of two (2) referees must be submitted on line). In addition, the referees can as well download their reports and forward the hard copies to the above address.
  2. All certificates must be uploaded in their original form and in colour.

APPLICATION FORMS

University charges an application fee of Fifteen thousand naira N15, 000.00 plus, Appropriate service charges, in addition to application fee, are payable online via the Remita platform with the use of Master or Verve card through the School portal.

PAYMENT OF FEES AND THE PROCEDURES

All successful applicants offered provisional admission must pay non-refundable acceptance fee of N20,000 only and later undergo the following registration formalities: screening of original credentials at Postgraduate School and payment of School fees and registration at Departments/Centres. This shall be completed within a stipulated date, beyond which the candidate loses the admission.

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