FUTO Post UTME 2020/2021: How to Know if You are Eligible for FUTO Admission Screening Exercise
Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has started selling their Post UTME and Direct Entry admission screening exercise application forms for the 2020/2021 academic session. The FUTO post UTME form can be obtained online and the screening exercise has been scheduled as detailed on the webpage accessible via the link below.
To be eligible for the FUTO post UTME screening exercise, you must have scored a minimum of 180 and above in the 2020 UTME. Those who did not choose FUTO as First Choice University but scored a minimum of 180 in their UTME can also apply.
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FUTO, as the Oldest University of Technology in Nigeria was established in 1980 by Executive fiat with the composition and appointment of the first provisional Council by Nigeria’s First Executive President, Shehu Shagari. It became the first of three such Universities set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria who sought to establish a University of Technology in each geo-political region and particularly in a State which did not have a conventional University.
On November 28, 1980 in the premises of the Old Government Technical College (GTC), FUTO opened its doors to staff and students. In January, 1982 the Imo State government approved a permanent site for the University.
Located 25 kilometers south of Owerri, the selection of the site was guided by the advice of the National Universities Commission that a minimum area of ten thousand (10,000) acres or 4,048 hectares should be obtained based on the location, relative absence of human settlements within the area and other relevant factors.
FUTO engaged Messrs Concarplan – Enplan Group (a firm of Consultants) to design the physical plan for the University. FUTO is surrounded by a number of autonomous communities and homesteads all of which had contributed land acquired for the development of the University. These communities are Ihiagwa, Obinze, Umuoma, Nekede, Eziobodo, Avu, Okolochi, Obibiezena and Emeabiam.
It is bisected by a new road between Obinze and Naze which connects the two mentioned major roads. The Otamiri River traverses the site from North to South and with the beautiful vegetation in its river basin forms an important physical feature.