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By Our Correspondent

The Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi (FUTIA) has begun admitting interested applicants into the institution to study their various courses. This was revealed by the Executive Chairman of Ikot Abasi Local Government Area in a press release signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity; Deacon Akan Bethel.

The release dated April 21, 2023 reads thus “Federal University Technology, Ikot Abasi (FUTIA) has opened window for admission into the department of Biochemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, Microbiology, Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security & library Information Technology.

In view of the above, those who scored up to 180 and above in their JAMB examinations and are interested to study in the above-named institution are hereby requested to apply”

The Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi (FUTIA) was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in June 2021. This university was one of two new Universities of Technology established and located in Akwa Ibom State in the South-South and in Jigawa in the North-West geopolitical zones of Nigeria. 

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Prior to the establishment of these two universities, the government had established four universities of Technology in Yola (North East), Akure (South West), Owerri (South East) and Minna (North Central). The six universities of Technology are satellite institutions of a proposed apex National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

By establishing FUTIA and other new universities, Nigeria seeks to increase access to university education, achieve balance and equity in the location of facilities and increase knowledge in science and technology. The Federal University of Technology Ikot Abasi is one of 11 specialized science universities made up of 6 universities of Technology, 3 universities of Agriculture in Makurdi, Abeokuta and Umudike and 2 universities of Health Sciences at Azare (Bauchi State) and Ila-Orangun (Osun State).

Are You an aspirant who has taken the 2023/2024 UTME and intends to study at FUTIA? Was the Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi (FUTIA), Akwa Ibom State your first institution? For information on how to apply for the Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State Post UTME, and when the post-UTME application portal will be opened for the academic year 2023/2024? This post sheds light on these subjects and more.

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Parts of information on the School’s website read:

Application Process

1. At first you have to Register on the Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi admissions Portal at www.futia.edu.ng

2 Select View Application to commence the application.

3. Choose the application type and enter your JAMB registration number.

4. Please enter a valid phone number and email address in the space given.

5 Select your payment method and enter your valid Debit card number.

6. Proceed with the post UTME form payment using the OTP code sent to your phone.

7. The completed form should be submitted afterward the payment advice must be printed.

If you have any questions about the Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, leave them in the comment box, And they will be answered.

For more details, visit www.futia.edu.ng.