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Federal College of Agriculture, Akure: Admission Procedures Step-By-Step


Are you an admission seeker wishing to be given a space at the Federal College of Agriculture, Akure in the current year admission exercise? Do you want to know as much as possible about the school before you opt in? The piece below will be your perfect guide.

Federal College of Agriculture, Akure, Nigeria (formerly School of Agriculture) was established on 10th January, 1957 by the then Government of Western Nigeria to train certified agricultural assistants and middle-level manpower in the area of agriculture.

At the end of a 2- year training programme, graduands were well equipped to supervise labour in plantations, assist researchers to manage fields and collect data or serve as field assistants in the extension system. There were jobs (white collar) then, and graduands need not venture into self employment to earn a decent living. At this time, the institution was awarding Certificate in General Agriculture and later Diploma in General Agriculture.

Denials of courses or programmes available at Federal College of Agriculture, Akure

Prospective applicant will find the details of each department in the links below. The link will take to page that discusses what you will learn with your chosen course and the potential. You will also the number of years to run each course and know if the department runs both full-time and part-time progrmames.

  1. Department of Agric Engineering  
  2. Department of Agric Extension
  3. Department of Crop Production
  4. Department of Animal Production Technology
  5. Department of Agric Technology Department of Agric. Technology.
  6. Department of Horticulture & Landscape Designs.
  7. Department of General Studies.
  8. Certificate courses.

Preliminary National Diploma (Pre-ND Science)

  • Four passes at the GCE “O” level / SSCE / NECO, passed at not more than two (2) sittings. The four subjects must include English Language and Mathematics.
  • In addition, candidates must obtain passes in subjects relevant to their proposed field of study.

National Diploma in Agric Technology

  • Four passes at GCE “O” level / SSCE / NECO, passed at not more than two (2) sittings.
  • The four passes must include Biology / Agricultural Science, Chemistry and two of the following subjects; English Language, Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Statistics and Physics. In addition, candidates must obtain passes in subjects relevant to their proposed field of study.
  • At least a pass in English and Mathematics/Statistics is compulsory
  • Candidates who have successfully completed the NBTE recognized Pre-National Science and Technology Course may be admitted into the programme.
  • Such students must have passed Biology/Agric. Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language at WASC, SSCE or GCE “O” level or NECO before undertaking the course.
  • Students are only admitted through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Examination (JAMB).

National Diploma in Agric Engineering

  • At least a pass in English language and credits passes in  four subjects at not more than two sittings in GCE “O”level, SSCE or WASC. The four subjects must uinclude Mathematics, Physics, Biology/Agric Science, Chemistry and one other subject.
  • At least a pass in English Language and four credit passes in an NBTE recognized preliminary National Diploma course offered in a Polytechnic or similar post Secondary Technical institution.
  • The credit passes must include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Students are only admitted through JAMB

Higher National Diploma in Crop Production

  • Applicants with the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the
  • Higher National Diploma programmes.
  • The Minimum entry requirement for the ND programe in General Agricultural Technology.
  • National Diploma with a minimum of Lower credit in Agricultural Technology.
  • A minimum of one year post National Diploma cognate work experience.
  • In exceptional cases, ND diplomats with a pass(CGPA of 2.00-2.49) in the ND examination with two or more years of cognate experience in a specified field may be considered for admission into the HND programmes.

Higher National Diploma in Agric Extension and Management

  • Applicants with all the following qualifications may be considered for admission into
  • the Higher National Diploma Programme by Direct entry.
  • Minimum entry requirements for ND programme in Genereal Agriculture Technology. The Minimum entry requirement for National Diploma in any Agricultural Programme.
  • A minimum of one year Post National Diploma cognate work experience.
  • In exceptional cases, ND diplomats with a pass (CGPA of 2.00-2.49) that had two years of cognate experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into HND programme.

Higher National Diploma in Animal Production

The general requirement for the HND programme include:
  • All the requirements for admission into the ND programme in Agricultural Technology.
  • A minimum of Lower credit pass (CGPA 2.50) and above in the cognate ND examination, ND diplomats examination in Agricultural Technology.
  • A minimum of one year cognate work experience, in exceptional cases ND diplomats with a pass (CGPA 2.00-2.49) and two years of cognate experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into the HND programme.

Higher National Diploma in Horticulture and Landscape Design

  • Applicants with the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the
    Higher National Diploma programme in Horticulture and Landscape Technology
    The minimum requirement for the ND programme in Agricultural Technology or Forestry Technology.
  • National Diploma with a minimum credit pass in Agricultural Technology or Forestry Technology.
  • A minimum of one year Post National Diploma cognate work experience.

General Requirements

JAMB SCORE
* Agricultural Technology – To be determined by JAMB every session
* Agricultual Engineering – To be determined by JAMB every session

“O” Level Combinations for each course
  • Pre-ND Programme                                         WAEC, SSCE & NECO
  • Agricultural Technology                                 WAEC, SSCE & NECO
  • Agricultural Engineering                                 WAEC, SSCE & NECO
  • HND Crop Production                                     SSCE, NECO & ND
  • HND Agric Extention & Management            SSCE, NECO & ND
  • HND Animal Production                                 SSCE, NECO & ND
  • HND Horticulture & Landscape Design         SSCE, NECO & ND
Direct Entry Requirements
* National Diploma (ND) is required for all HND programmes

Prices and procedures of admission screening forms or post UTME

If you are making a new application or you wish to continue a previously saved application, please click Start a new application
STEP 1: Visit the FECA Portal http://portal.feca.edu.ng/cportal/web click on "Admissions and Select Acceptance".
STEP 2: Type in "Your JAMB Number where you have Application No"
STEP 3: Click on ''PAY with REMITA'' and Please confirm that the Application / Form Number you have supplied is shown below and Click on ''PROCEED''
STEP 4: NOTE: Please write the reference number down from the page and click on ''PROCEED''. The reference number will be used to log in thereafter if the pay at bank option was chosen.
STEP 5: Click on ''PROCEED TO GATEWAY''
STEP 6: Choose and click on any payment options and follow the instructions.

While post UTME applicants pays #2500, HND applicants pays #10500 for forms.

Federal College of Agriculture, Akure Help and supports resources

For application portal, click here or registration page 
To fill help and supports form, click here

Address:
Federal College of Agriculture Akure
Federal College of Agriculture Akure Akure , Ondo PMB 623 Nigeria
Tel: 07032945082 , 08037213341
Contact Emails
info@feca.edu.ng General Information Desk
feca.cu@feca.edu.ng Consultancy Unit
hod.ae@feca.edu.ng Department of Agric. Engineering
hod.aem@feca.edu.ng Department of Agric Extension & Management
hod.apt@feca.edu.ng Department of Agric . Production Technology
hod.at@feca.edu.ng Department of Agric. Technology
hod.cpt@feca.edu.ng Department of Crop Production Technology
hod.gs@feca.edu.ng Department of General Studies
hod.hld@feca.edu.ng Department of Horticulture & Landscape Designs
farm@feca.edu.ng The Edu Farm Unit

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