The governing body of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), has officially announced the release of the application forms for the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) and Direct Entry screening for the academic year 2023/2024. This news is critically important for aspiring students who aim to secure a seat in one of Nigeria’s leading technology-focused universities.
Registration Timeline: Mark Your Calendars
REGISTRATION PERIOD: The window for accessing the online Application/Registration Form will commence on Monday, 11th September, and culminate on Saturday, 21st October, 2023. This period should be marked in your calendars to ensure timely registration and completion of the requisite forms.
Eligibility Criteria: Who Can Apply for FUTA Post-UTME?
Criteria for UTME Candidates
Candidates who have chosen the Federal University of Technology, Akure, as their preferred institution and have attained a minimum score of 180 in the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), administered by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB), are eligible to apply.
Direct Entry Applicants
In addition to the UTME candidates, Direct Entry aspirants are also welcome to participate in the Pre-Admission Screening Exercise.
Steps to Apply: Procuring the FUTA Post-UTME Form
Cost of Application Form
The Post-UTME form can be acquired at the cost of N2,000.00 (Two Thousand Naira), payable solely through any bank using the REMITA platform.
To complete the application, candidates must adhere to the following steps:
- Visit FUTA’s Official Website: Navigate to FUTA’s website https://www.futa.edu.ng/ for pertinent information.
- Login: Use your UTME Number for access.
- Generate RRR and Payment: Produce an RRR (Remita Retrieval Reference) and confirm payment through the REMITA platform.
- Fill in the Application: Finalize and submit the post-UTME form online.
- Print Documentation: Generate a printout of the completed application for your records.
Points to Remember
Candidates must enter their UTME Registration Number and their Full Names exactly as they appear on the JAMB slip during the payment and registration process.
Additional Information and Support
Should candidates require further clarification or encounter any issues, assistance is available via the following contact numbers: +2348062484770, +2348126049786, +234-8033838417, and +2348033751955.
Final Thoughts: The Imperative of Timely Registration and Compliance
Candidates who fail to complete their registration within the designated timeframe will be rendered ineligible for the screening exercise. Moreover, all applicants must upload their O’ Level results onto the JAMB CAPS platform and select FUTA as their choice of institution by the deadline of Saturday, 21st October 2023, as failure to do so will result in disqualification for admission consideration.
All the best in your pursuit!