RUGIPO Post UTME Invitation: The Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, invites applications from suitably QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR ADMISSION INTO National Diploma (ND) programmes of the School for the 2018/2019 Academic Session.
RUGIPO Post UTME Screening Details
Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Post UTME Cut-Off Mark
Only candidates that scored 150 and above in the 2018 Unified Teritary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) are invited to apply and participate in the screening exercise.
Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Post UTME Registration Scratch Cards
Candidates are enjoined to visit the Portal of the Polytechnic (sf.rugipo.edu.ng) for further information and register. Candidates that pay through on-line shall follow the procedure and information they see on the computer system while those who pay through Banks shall generate their invoice copies and take same to bank for payment. All the candidates are permitted to download the past questions online. Meanwhile, the screening fee is two thousand naira (₦2,000.00) only.
Applicants for the screening exercise are also requested to upload the following:
- JAMB Data (with score)
- the results (WAEC, NECO, GCE and NABTEB)
- passport photograph
RUGIPO 2nd Batch POST UTME SCREENING EXAMS comes up on TUESDAY DECEMBER 4, 2018 at 8:00am in the ICT Building. Kindly bring along with you while coming for the exam, the ORIGINAL COPIES of your JAMB Result and O’ Level Results.
30th November, 2018.
About Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
Rufus Giwa Polytechnic is a tertiary learning institution in Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria. The National Board for Technical Education has approved it as a state-owned polytechnic. It is also accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
The polytechnic was established by edict in 1979 with the name The Polytechnic, Owo by the outgoing Military Governor Sunday Tuoyo. Executive Governor Adekunle Ajasinbegan to operate the polytechnic immediately he took office in early 1980. It was renamed Ondo State Polytechnic in 1990. By 2010 the polytechnic had over 4,000 students.
The polytechnic has several department in the Faculties of Engineering, Science and Technology, LEMS, etc. It has a mandate of training and developing techniques in Applied Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Accounting, Commerce and Home Economics.
Rufus Giwa Polytechnic had the following rectors: Dr Adeyeri, Prof Adedimila, Mr Alao, Mr Ogundowole, Prof Peter Fapetu and presently by an acting Rector.
In June 2003 the polytechnic was renamed after Chief Rufus Folusho Giwa, a prominent businessman from Ondo who had become president of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). Students protested the change of name and the school was shut down, only reopening on 29 September 2003. In July 2009 the polytechnic closed down due to a strike by the staff over non-payment of 10 months monetization arrears. In February 2010, Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko inaugurated a 16-person governing council for the polytechnic. In March 2010, Mimiko said that his government had paid the monetisation arrears of N210 million owed to the polytechnic.