This article is designed to help students who wish to study Computer Science Faculty of Sciences at Federal Polytechnic, Oko (OKOPOLY).
It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any courses offered in OKOPOLY to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
The polytechnic is situated within Oko town in Orumba North Local Government of Anambra State.
The kernel of what eventually became the polytechnic was the brainchild of the Oko Progressive Union (OPU), greatly catalysed by the patronage, resourcefulness and result-oriented leadership of its pioneer chairman, a former Executive Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme.
The institution is strategically located and surrounded by several centres of industries, commerce and diverse local crafts such as Awka (well known for blacksmith/iron works), Nnewi (Industry and technological products) and Onitsha and Aba (reputed for Commerce and Industries).
The climatic condition of the host community ranges between 28 and 42 degrees centigrade.
It is one of Nigeria’s fastest-developing tertiary institutions with a highly futuristic disposition. It has a functional memorandum of understanding with universities within and outside the country. The Polytechnic has three campuses.
- The main campus at Oko occupies a total land area of 89 hectares.
- Ufuma campus: This occupies a total land area of 52 hectares.
- Atani campus: This occupies a total area of 40 hectares.
To study Home and Rural Economics, candidates must meet the following requirements.
O’Level Subject Combination
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Computer Science;
Mathematics, basic science and three other subjects chosen from the following: Economics
Credit passes in English Language and Physics are compulsory
Jamb Subject Combination
In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Computer Science under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;
- Mathematics and any two of
- Economics or
Direct Entry Requirement
These are the conditions you need to fulfil to gain Direct Entry admission to study Computer Science if you don’t intend to use UTME.
ADAMAWA-POLY IMTE and ABIA-POLY accept a pass in Physics
Yabatech and Rivcas
Require five credits to include Physics, English Language, and Mathematics, plus any two of Statistics, Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Economics and Biology. YABATECH requires the credits at not more than two sittings.
Rivpoly and Ag-poly
Require a credit in English.
Does not accept Geography and Economics as UTME subjects.
Requires a pass in Physics, credits in Mathematics and a social science subject.
Does not accept Geography as a UTME subject. Does not accept Government, History and Food & Nutrition as course requirements
Requires Physics and Mathematics as UTME subjects.
Requires credits in Mathematics and social science; the two other subjects should include Physics/basic science and at least a pass in Eng. Lang. Food & Nutrition is not acceptable.
Requires a pass in English Language and four credits in Mathematics, Physics and two subjects from the Social Sciences and one from Science.
Accepts credit in Chemistry instead of credit in Physics.
BAUCHI-POLY, EKITI-POLY offer the course Computer Studies.
Requires credits in Chemistry and one of Basic Elect/Elect., Additional Mathematics and Technical Drawing.
Does not accept History and Food and Nutrition as Course requirements.
Accepts candidates TC Grade II Certificate, Federal Craft Certificate, City and Guides, Intermediate) with credit in Mathematics, Physics, Biology/Agric. Sci. and pass in Woodwork, Metalwork, Technical Drawing or Arts will be an advantage or other qualification acceptable to the Polytechnic.
Accepts five Credit passes in Eng. Lang, Chemistry, Physics and other subjects from the following: Mathematics, Bio/Agric, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, and Economics at not more than two sittings.
Nekede-poly and Fideiploy
Require credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, English Language and two other subjects from Statistics, Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Economics/Commerce, Biology/Agric. Science, government/History, Technical Drawing, Information Communication Technology.
Requires a Credit pass in Physics and does not accept Government/History and Typewriting as Course requirements. Accepts Credit passes in Food & Nutrition instead of Agricultural Science/ Biology as a Course requirement.
Accepts candidates TC Grade II Certificate, Federal Craft Certificate, City and Guides, Intermediate) with credit in English Language and Mathematics and any other three relevant subjects from Physics, Biology/Agric. Sci. and Chemistry, Pass in Woodwork, Metalwork, Technical Drawing or Arts will be an advantage or other qualification acceptable to the Polytechnic.
Either a credit pass in English Language or a pass in Chemistry is accepted or vice versa.
Expects the two other subjects from Chemistry, Economics and Geography.
Accepts Four credit passes in an NBTE-recognized Preliminary National Diploma (at credit level) course offered in a Polytechnic or similar post-secondary technical institution. The credit passes must include Mathematics, Physics, English Language, and other subjects.
Accepts Mathematics, Physics and any of Further Mathematics, Economics or Chemistry as UTME subjects.
Does not accept Geography, and Physics, Mathematics as Core subjects.
Accepts a pass in English Language and credit passes in Mathematics, Physics and any two from Social Sciences.
Requires five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, A basic science and any two other subjects from the following: Economics, statistics, geography, Government/History, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agric Science, and Typewriting. At least a pass in physics is compulsory.
Requires Five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of Chemistry, Biology, Geography, and Economics as course requirements.
Requires four credits passes in one sitting or five credits in not more than two sittings to include credit in Mathematics and English Language, Physics/Basic Electricity/Electronics and any other subject(s) from the following: Chemistry/Biology/Agric. Science/Food & Nutrition, Computer Studies/Data Processing, Economics/Commerce, Geography, Further Mathematics.
Requires Passes in English Language and Physics are compulsory. Credit passes in Mathematics and three other subjects chose: Economics, Geography, Government/History, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, English Language, Typewriting.
Requires credit pass in Mathematics and Physics and pass in any other Science subjects.
Requires five O’ level credit passes to include Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Biology/Agricultural Science and any other from Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Geography, Economics and Type-writing.
Requires credit passes in Mathematics, Physics/Chemistry/Biology and any other two subjects from Agricultural Science, Further Mathematics, Statistics, Technical Drawing, Physics, Chemistry and a pass in the English Language.
Requires Mathematics, Physics and any two from Social or Physical Sciences.
Requires Mathematics and any two from Geography, Biology/Agricultural Science, Economics or Chemistry.
Accepts either of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, Biology or Geography
All candidates interested in getting admitted into Federal Polytechnic, Oko for the 2019/2020 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 100 or above in your JAMB result.
We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of Federal Polytechnic Oko (OKOPOLY). We will update this article should the school authority make any changes.
We wish you the best of luck.