JAMB Brochure For Building Technology – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Building Technology under the Faculty of Sciences (polytechnics and monotechnics). This brochure will guide you on polytechnics and monotechnics offering Building Technology course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

polytechnics and monotechnics Offering Building Technology Course In Nigeria

Here list of polytechnics and monotechnics offering Building Technology in Nigeria

  • Abia State Polytechnic
  • Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic
  • Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic
  • Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic
  • Auchi Polytechnic
  • Benue State Poly
  • Delta State Polytechnic
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
  • Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi
  • Federal Polytechnic, Bida
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ede
  • Federal Polytechnic, Idah
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
  • Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda
  • Federal Polytechnic, Mubi
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nekede
  • Federal Polytechnic, Offa
  • Federal Polytechnic, Oko
  • Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko
  • Hassan Usman Katsina Poly
  • Heritage Polytechnic
  • Institute Of Management Technology, Enugu
  • Jigawa State Polytechnic
  • Kaduna Polytechnic
  • Kano State Polytechnic
  • Kogi State Polytechnic
  • Kwara State Polytechnic
  • Lagos State Polytechnic
  • Moshood Abiola Polytechnic
  • Nasarawa State Polytechnic
  • Niger State Polytechnic
  • Nigeria Army School Of Military Engineering, Makurdi
  • Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic
  • Osun State College Of Technology
  • Osun State Polytechnic
  • Plateau State Polytechnic
  • Polytechnic Of Sokoto
  • Ramat Polytechnic
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
  • The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki
  • The Polytechnic, Ibadan
  • Waziri Umaru Fed. Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi
  • Yaba College Of Technology

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Building Technology

To study Building Technology in any polytechnics and monotechnics in Nigeria, it is required to have Mathematics and
Physics and any three of the following: Economics/Commerce,
Technical Drawing/Fine Art,
Further Mathematics
Religious Knowledge,
Metal Work,
And at least a credit pass in English Language is Compulsory.
A pass in Art or Technical Drawing will be an advantage

UTME Subjects Combination For Building Technology Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Building Technology under the Faculty of Sciences in the polytechnics and monotechnics are:

Physics/Technical Drawing,
Chemistry or Fine Arts

Direct Entry Requirements for Building Technology

(i) OKO-POLY may accept City and Guilds/WAEC Technical Certificate (Ordinary/Advanced Craft) Credit in Building accompanied by four credits in relevant science subjects.

(ii) OSUNTECHCOLLEGE does not accept Religious Knowledge as course requirement.

(iii) YABATECH and FIDEI-POLY requires five credit passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics with Chemistry. Any of Building Engineering, Drawing, Building Construction and any of NABTEB Trade such as Bricklaying, Plumbing, Painting and Decoration, Carpentry, Wood, Machinery and Furniture Crafts.

(iv) EKITI-POLY accepts NABTEB certificate with credits in Block Laying and Concreting, Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing and Pipe filling

(v) OFFA-POLY requires at least passes in Physics, Chemistry and a credit in Eng. Language.

(vi) OZORO requires Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as UTME subjects

(vii) RAMAT-POLY requires two other credit passes from Geography, Technical Drawing, Chemistry and Biology

(viii) PLA-POLY requires four credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and two from chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science at a sitting and five credits in two sittings

(ix) KWARA-POLY accepts Credit passes in Biology, Building Construction, Wood/Metal Work, Introduction to Building Construction, Bricklaying, Block Laying, Constructing Walls, Floors and Ceiling Finishing, Joinery and Carpentry. It does not accept Commerce. It also requires five credit passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and any two from the Courses listed under Course Requirements.

(x) RUGIPO requires a pass in English Language in addition to five credit passes required by UTME may be accepted. NABTEB certificate with five credits in the following options: block laying and Concreting, Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing and Pine fitting may be accepted.

(xi) EDE-POLY requires credit passes in Chemistry and does not accept Commerce, Fine Arts, Further Maths, Wood Work, Biology, Religious studies and Metal work.

(xii) IBADAN-POLY requires Credit Passes in Maths, Physics and at least Pass in English Language in WASCE,GCE,SSCE,NABTEB or NECO in the relevant subjects. Also accepts Credit Passes in Block Laying and Concreting, Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing and Pipe Fittings.

(xiii) ILARO-POLY does not accept Commerce, Economics, Biology and religious Studies as course requirement.

(xiv) NEKEDE-POLY requires credit passes in Mathematics, Physics/Chemistry and three of Geography, Economics, Technical Drawing/Art, Wood Work, Metal Work, Biology/Agric. Science, English Language. A pass in English Language is required.

(xv) BAUCHI-POLY accepts Mathematics, physics, but does not accept Fine Art. Technical Drawing is an added advantage.

(xvi) TOPS accepts credit pass in Chemistry or Physics. Also accepts credit pass in Building Construction


Waiver For UTME Candidates


Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates


Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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