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Type: Public Institution
Motto: Technology for Empowerment
Affiliated to: AAU, ACU, NUC
Established: February 1983
No of Students: 15,000
Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Abdullahi Bala
Campuses: Main campus (Gidan Kwanu) & Mini campus (Bosso)
Website: https://www.futminna.edu.ng
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The Federal University of Technology, Minna, also known as FUTMINNA, is an accredited federal university located in Minna, Niger State, North Central Nigeria. It was established on  February 1st, 1983 as a specialized University of Technology. The university started with the facilities of the former Government Teachers’ College Bosso. The University later acquired a permanent site of 10,650 hectares of land along the Minna-Bida Road to .. more

The Federal University of Technology, Minna, also known as FUTMINNA, is an accredited federal university located in Minna, Niger State, North Central Nigeria. It was established on  February 1st, 1983 as a specialized University of Technology. The university started with the facilities of the former Government Teachers’ College Bosso. The University later acquired a permanent site of 10,650 hectares of land along the Minna-Bida Road to serve as the permanent campus.

The University is well-known for its several academic achievements. These achievements include the design and fabrication of several valuable items such as the solar air heater, the motor-car crankshaft, a gearing system for crane hoist drives, a rice de-stoning machine, a maize sheller, a multi-purpose grinder, irrigation models, poultry feeder and a host of other creative innovations. It is worth noting that the University has gained recognition nationwide as a Centre for Excellence in Computer Science designated by the National Universities Commission. FUTMINNA started with 22 students, a number that has grown over the years to over 15,000 (13,000 undergraduate and 2,000 postgraduate students) and a staff of over 698 persons.

The Federal University of Technology, Minna, provides several facilities for its students. These facilities include Freshwater Resources, recreation & sports centres (a floodlit sports arena, athletics cinder tracks, badminton indoor courts, basketball courts, table tennis facilities, volleyball courts, football pitches, a fitness gymnasium), a student-run radio station, lecture halls and hostels. Some FUTMINNA notable alumni include Kemi Adesoye (Screenwriter), Dooshima Yemisi Suswam (Architect, Philanthropist), Paul Ikechukwu Obiefule (Footballer, Danish club Holstebro).

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The Federal University of Technology, Minna has 9 schools each possessing several departments.

School Of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology

  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology
  • Department of Animal Production
  • Department of Crop Production
  • Departmen.. more

The Federal University of Technology, Minna has 9 schools each possessing several departments.

School Of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology

  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology
  • Department of Animal Production
  • Department of Crop Production
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
  • Department of Soil Science and Land management
  • Department of Water Resources
  • Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology

School of Engineering and Engineering Technology

  • Department of Agriculture and Bio-resources Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Mechatronics Engineering
  • Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Department of Telecommunication Engineering

School of Environmental Technology

  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Building Technology
  • Department of Estate Management
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning
  • Department of Land Surveying and Photogrammetry

School Of Information and Communication Technology

  • Department of Computer Science (CPT)
  • Department of Cyber Security Science (CSS)
  • Department of Information and Media Technology (IMT)
  • Department of Library and Information Technology (LIT)
  • Department of The School of Information and Communication Technology (SICT)

School of Physical Sciences

  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics

School of Science and Technology Education

  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Chemistry

School of Entrepreneurship and Management Technology

  • Department of Entrepreneurship and Business Studies

School of Life Sciences

School of Infrastructure, Process Engineering and Technology

School of Postgraduate Studies

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Federal University of Technology, Minna, accepts applications from local and international students for its Bachelors, Masters and PhD programmes.

Bachelor’s Programmes: The two main ways to get admission into FUTMINNA ar.. more

Federal University of Technology, Minna, accepts applications from local and international students for its Bachelors, Masters and PhD programmes.

Bachelor’s Programmes: The two main ways to get admission into FUTMINNA are either through “JAMB UTME Exam” or “Direct Entry”.

Admission Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates:
➤ Candidates should have one of the following qualifications; Cambridge A’Level, GCE A’Level, HND, ND, NCE, IJMB, JUPEB.
➤ You will need to be at least 16 years of age.
➤ Possess five O’Level credit passes (WAEC/WASSCE, NECO, GCE or NABTEB) including English language and Mathematics. It must be in not more than two sittings.
➤ Direct entry candidates do not need to write JAMB UTME. They just need to acquire and fill the JAMB Direct Entry Form.
➤ Candidates should be aware that no admission shall be made based on awaiting O’Level results.
*After a satisfactory admission screening or entrance test/interview, you will be directly admitted to the 200 Level (second year) course of your choice.

  Admission Requirements for JAMB UTME Candidates:
➨ Candidates seeking admission into 100 Level (first year) are required to write the JAMB UTME exam and score at least 180.
*Those who chose FUTMINNA as their first choice and scored 180 & above in the JAMB UTME will then write FUTMINNA’s Post UTME exam.
*Successful candidates will be given admission after consideration of their score at both the JAMB UTME and FUTMINNA’s Post UTME exam.
➨ You will need to be at least 16 years of age.
➨ Possess five O’Level credit passes (WAEC/WASSCE, NECO, GCE or NABTEB) in 3 relevant subjects plus English language and Mathematics. It must be in not more than two sittings.
➨ Candidates must choose the correct JAMB subject combination for their desired bachelor’s degree programme/course.
➨ Candidates must also meet the stipulated Post UTME cut-off mark for their desired/chosen bachelor’s programme.

Master’s Programmes: To qualify for Master’s Degree Programmes, candidates must:
■ Possess a minimum of Second Class Honours/Bachelor’s degree from the Federal University of Technology, Minna, or any other recognized University.
■ Possess a Third Class Honours with at least 3 years of graduation experience in relevant fields may be considered.

PhD Programmes: To qualify for PhD Programmes, candidates must:
■ Possess a Master’s degree with a CGPA score of 3.50 on a 5.00 scale from FUTMINNA or any other recognised university.

HOW TO APPLY
Federal University of Technology, Minna has set up an online portal to assist candidates seeking enrolment. Hence, applicants should visit the website: www.eportal.futminna.edu.ng and follow all relevant information about the application process. FUTNINNA’s cut off mark is 190 for JAMB and 180 for UTME. The Application into FUTNINNA generally runs during the month of August.

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Minna is the capital city of Niger State, one of Nigeria’s 36 federal states.  It was initially part of the defunct North Western State – one of the twelve states initially created in 1967. It was later divided into two by Murtala Muhammed’s regime of 1976, bringing about the Sokoto and Niger states. The present Niger State is the largest state in the country in terms of land.. more

Minna is the capital city of Niger State, one of Nigeria’s 36 federal states.  It was initially part of the defunct North Western State – one of the twelve states initially created in 1967. It was later divided into two by Murtala Muhammed’s regime of 1976, bringing about the Sokoto and Niger states. The present Niger State is the largest state in the country in terms of landmass.  It is commonly referred to as the “Power State” because of the existence of three hydroelectric power stations namely the Shiroro, Kainji and Jebba power stations in the state. Minna has a tropical climate, characterised by significant rainfall and its average annual temperature is 27.5 °C. Minna has an economy that is highly dependent on agriculture with main products being Cotton, guinea corn (sorghum), and ginger.

Minna has an extensive road network that connects to Abuja, Ibadan, Kano and Lagos. It is equally served by the Minna Airport that services fights in and out of the city. Minna boasts of a host of educational institutions such as the Federal University of Technology, Niger State School of Health and Niger State School of Nursing and Midwifery among others. The city is famous for its handicrafts and colourful market called Glasswork, Bida. The Shiroro Dam is one of the hydroelectric dam stations that generate electricity for the nation. A section of the dam was transformed into a resort for tourism and leisure. The city possesses the Dr Ladi Kwali Pottery Centre that trains traditional native potters in the art of modern pottery. The city boasts of a recycling centre. Finally, the city has several hospitals and hotels. These facilities may serve those wishing to study, visit or carry out an internship in the city.

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Scholarships

The Niger State Government grant’s scholarships to its indigenes, through the Niger State Government Scholarship Board. Hence, those wishing to apply for a scholarship should go through the Niger State scholarship application guide through the website: https://www.nssb.org.ng/

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Type: Public Institution
Motto: Technology for Empowerment
Affiliated to: AAU, ACU, NUC
Established: February 1983
No of Students: 15,000
Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Abdullahi Bala
Campuses: Main campus (Gidan Kwanu) & Mini campus (Bosso)
Website: https://www.futminna.edu.ng
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