Following the resolution by the school authority, the FUTA JAMB cut off mark for 2020/2021 academic session has been fixed. Prospective students should note that there is no static cut off mark for all courses but to be eligible for admission into Federal University of Technology Akure, prospective students must beat the general cut off mark as seen below.
Nevertheless, prospective candidates with JAMB score not less than (One hundred and eighty) 180 is eligible to apply for admission into any other course in the same university but must go through the usual JAMB process. Read JAMB change of course or institution to know how to change your course or institution for those who scored below 180 in their UTME score.
Due to the high influx of students applying to study in the Federal University of Technology Akure, the admission processes is competitive and an admission is given based on JAMB score and O level grades.
Still on FUTA’s JAMB cut off mark for 2020/2021 session, please be informed that passing the approved JAMB cut off mark and post UTME screening exercise is not enough, candidates must meet the required cut off point for the course being applied for before admission can be given. You may want to find out how you can know if you meet FUTA cut off mark for your course? All that is needed from you is to calculate your aggregate score or aggregate cut off mark which is a combination of your FUTA JAMB score and post UTME score after you must have divided your JAMB score by 8 and post UTME by 2 and summing up both (JAMB and Post UTME) together. You can read up on how to calculate FUTA’s aggregate score as the practical example would give you a clearer understanding.
See the approved JAMB cut off mark for FUTA towards the end of this post.
Candidates should note that the benefits of scoring up to the minimum FUTA JAMB cut off mark is that candidates are given the opportunity to sit for the post UTME and upon beating the departmental cut off mark, are given the opportunity to study into any of the courses offered in FUTA upon successfully completing his or her physical internal screening of documents by the relevant faculties and offices in the school.
Documents required for Internal screening in after scoring above the required cut off mark for FUTA are;
- Printed Post-UTME Screening Form
- Birth Certificate/Declaration of age
- Internet copy of O’level results (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB/NBAIS)
- Printed copy JAMB Result Slip
- Local Government Indigene/Citizen/Residence Certificate
- Recent colored passport photographs (Not less than 16 copies)
Like we would always inform candidates, scoring above FUTA cut off mark for all courses for 2020/2021 does not in any way guarantee you an automatic admission into the University, until a successful internal screening exercise (physical verification of original documents) is carried out on candidates before candidate is fully admitted into the institution.
Just like most Universities in Nigeria, Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) automatically grants admission to candidates to study the course of their choice upon payment of the acceptance fee for provisional admission from JAMB as failure to do so means automatic forfeiture of the admission.
Candidates who selected Federal University of Technology, Akure have always asked the following questions about FUTA cut off mark for this academic session and it is high time we answered their questions as it may also fall in line with the question you may have been wanting to ask. Please refer to the table below;
|FAQs on FUTA JAMB CUT OFF MARK||ANSWERS TO FUTA UTME CUT OFF POINT.|
|What is FUTA current cut off mark?||FUTA’s cut off mark is 180. Any UTME candidate that scores 180 and above is eligible for FUTA post UTME screening exercise.|
|Does FUTA Accept second choice candidates?||FUTA accepts both first and second choice candidates.|
|Can FUTA accept me if I score 150?||No. Only candidates that score 180 and above are eligible to apply for FUTA post UTME.|
|What is FUTA cut off mark for Nursing?||Candidates with 220 and above and score at least 65 in their post UTME have higher chances of studying Nursing in FUTA but please confirm if Nursing is offered in FUTA.|
|If I score 190 in jamb and still use FUTA as second choice can I gain admission?||Federal University of Technology, Akure accepts first and second choice UTME candidates irrespective of your JAMB score.|
|How can I change my university to FUTA because I passed their cut off mark?||Simply purchase a change of course form from JAMB, it costs about 2,500 naira. Fill the necessary details and submit. You will be informed when your application is successful via the registered email or you can verify via JAMB CAPS.|
|I got 8 credits in my O’Level but my JAMB score is 185 and I am applying for Banking and Finance. What are my chances of gaining admission in FUTA?||With 185 JAMB score and 8 credit passes, you still stand a chance of gaining admission into FUTA but your post UTME score must be high.|
|What is FUTA JAMB cut off mark for Medicine and Surgery?||We will advise you score at least 250 and above in your JAMB to stand a chance when calculating your aggregate score.|
|I am an indigene of Ondo state, can I be considered for admission if I score below the cut off mark?||The minimum cut off mark for FUTA is the same for all candidates irrespective of the state of origin of the candidate.|
|What is the cut off mark for Electrical and Electronics Engineering in FUTA?||We advise that you score at least 240 and above in your JAMB so when your aggregate score is calculated, you will stand a better chance of gaining admission into FUTA.|
|I scored 198 in jamb is there any chance of me gaining admission into medical biochemistry?||First you need to confirm if Medical Biochemistry is offered in FUTA. However, the answer to the question is No. Notwithstanding, you are eligible to participate in the post UTME. I would advise you change your course to a less competitive one.|
|I am an indigene and I scored 183 in JAMB, can I secure admission in FUTA?||The answer is YES you can because you scored higher than the minimum cut off mark for FUTA. However, gaining admission would also depend on the course you selected.|
|I score 197 in my JAMB, can I gain admission to study English?? Am an indigene and in my O’level result I have 7Bs 1A and 1C. Can I be admitted into FUTA with this O’level result?||Yes you can be admitted.|
|Can someone with 185 In Jamb gain admission into FUTA to study accounting?||You can gain admission into FUTA but definitely not to study Accounting. Accounting is a professional course hence high JAMB cut off mark. You need at least 240 and above with a good post UTME score to study Accounting in FUTA.|
|Does FUTA accept Transfer students from other universities?||Yes FUTA accept transfer students so long as you meet their requirements.|
|What is FUTA’s cut off mark for LAW?||With a JAMB score of 260 and above you can study Law in FUTA. Law requires a good JAMB score because of the strong competition.|
|What JAMB score can I get in order to study Pharmacy at FUTA?||Firstly, go through the courses offered in FUTA to confirm if Pharmacy is studied in the institution, if YES. You will need to score at least 260 in JAMB in order to gain admission into FUTA to study Pharmacy.|
The above are the most frequently asked questions and best possible answers for FUTA JAMB cut off mark. Please go through them thoroughly as they would be very useful in helping you know your course and required cut off mark.
Below are courses offered in the university as well as their cut off mark; though as a whole, FUTA JAMB cutoff mark for 2020/2021 is 180, see below for departmental cut off point for other courses.
FUTA JAMB Cut-off Mark For All Courses 2020/2021 Academic Session
|COURSE||JAMB CUT OFF MARK|
|Medicine||260 and above|
|Nursing||240 and above|
|Mass Communication||220 and above|
|Common Law||250 and above|
|Pharmacy||250 and above|
|Anatomy||260 and above|
|Physiology||230 and above|
|Computer Science||220 and above|
|English Language||190 and above|
|Biochemistry||190 and above|
|Microbiology||190 and above|
|Geology||190 and above|
|All Engineering Courses Except Agriculture and Bio System Engineering||190 and above|
|All other courses||180 and above|
Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Admission Requirements
For any candidate to be eligible for admission into FUTA, candidates must have a minimum of five ‘O’ Level credit passes at a maximum of two sittings, which must include: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, or any other science related subjects, beat their cut off mark which is 180 out of 400.
Candidates MUST meet the minimum UTME scores for their chosen courses; have the right UTME subject combinations as directed by JAMB and also, meet the requirements for admission as seen above for a candidate to be eligible for admission
Hope you found this piece of information vital. If you have any question as regards FUTA Cut off mark for 2020/2021 academic session, kindly send it to us via the comment section below and we shall respond accordingly.
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