The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) cordially invites applications from candidates possessing suitable qualifications for enrolment into its undergraduate programs for the 2023/2024 academic calendar.
Application Timelines: Key Dates for FUTO Post-UTME and Direct Entry
The application window for the post-UTME screening exercise at FUTO officially opens on 1 September 2023 and will conclude on 30 September 2023.
FUTO Admission Requirements: Criteria for Post-UTME and Direct Entry Candidates
For Post-UTME Aspirants
Candidates seeking admission through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) must have attained a minimum score of 160.
For Direct Entry Applicants
Those applying for Direct Entry must have an OND, HND, First Degree, or A Level qualification in a discipline and subjects germane to their chosen field of study.
Special Provision for Non-First Choice Candidates
Candidates who initially did not select FUTO as their institution of first choice but have scored a minimum of 160 in their UTME can also apply. However, they must first amend their choice of institution via the JAMB website: Change of Institution.
The Application Procedure: A Step-By-Step Guide to FUTO Post-UTME Registration
Payment and Registration Steps
Eligible candidates must first pay a processing fee of Two Thousand Naira (N2,000.00). Below are the steps to facilitate your application:
- Visit FUTO’s official website: FUTO Website
- Navigate to the ‘Prospective Students’ section.
- Select the ‘2023/2024 POST-UTME/Direct Entry Application’ link.
- Input your JAMB Registration Number to generate a Payment Invoice containing the Remita Retrieval Reference Number (RRR).
- Take the invoice to any bank for payment or complete the transaction using an ATM card.
- Return to the application webpage and re-enter your JAMB Registration Number.
- Complete the application form diligently.
- Accurately enter your O’Level results.
- Review all entries for accuracy.
- Finalise and submit your application.
- Print the acknowledgment slip for your records.
- Await further communication from FUTO.
Additional Instructions for Uploading Credentials
Candidates who complete the registration process will be granted a link to upload their O’Level credentials for the screening exercise.
Nature and Structure of the Screening Exercise
Basis of Assessment
The post-UTME and Direct Entry screening for the 2023/2024 academic session will be contingent on validated JAMB scores and WAEC/GCE/NECO results uploaded on the JAMB Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS).
Important Notes and Deadlines
- Contact Details: Valid mobile numbers and email addresses are mandatory for effective communication.
- O’Level Result Upload Deadline: All O’Level results must be uploaded on the JAMB Portal by no later than 31 October 2023.
- Late Registration: Registrations after the stipulated timeline will not be accommodated.
- Application Submission: Only candidates who complete the online application will be considered for admission.
For Direct Entry Candidates
Transcript Submission: Ensure your academic transcript reaches The Registrar, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, by 31 October 2023. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
Support and Contact Information
For any technical support or queries, kindly reach out via:
- E-mail: [email protected]
- Hotline: 08139833300
All the best in your pursuit!