MOUAU Courses, School Fees and Cutoff Marks and Admission Requirements
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The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, originally the Federal University of Agriculture, is a federal university in Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria.
It was established as a specialized University by the Federal Government of Nigeria Decree No 48 of November 1992. It began formal activities in May 1993 with the appointment of the first Council and Vice-Chancellor Professor Placid C. Njoku on 27 May 1993, while other key officials of the University were appointed later.
The first set of students were admitted into the institution during the 1993/94 academic year with a student population of 82.
The nickname “Umudykes” or “U’dykers” is used for students, alumni, and sports teams of the university.
The institution is located in the Agricultural Training and Research city of Umudike, about 10 kilometers from Umuahia (capital of Abia State). T
Courses / Departments in MOUAU
- Agric- Business
- Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering
- Agricultural Economics
- Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
- Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
- Agricultural Science and Education
- Animal Production
- Business Administration
- Business Administration
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Education and Biology
- Education and Chemistry
- Education and Computer Science
- Education and Integrated Science
- Education and Mathematics
- Education and Physics
- Electrical / Electronics Engineering
- Entrepreneurial Studies
- Environmental Management And Toxicology
- Fisheries And Aquatic Resources Management
- Food Science and Technology
- Forestry and Environmental Management
- Home Economics
- Home Economics and Education
- Hotel Management and Tourism
- Human Nutrition and Dietetics
- Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
- Industrial Technology Education
- Library and Information Science
- Mechanical Engineering
- Plant Science and Biotechnology
- Soil Science
- Veterinary Medicine
- Water Resources And Agrometeorology
- Zoology and Environmental Biology
MOUAU UTME Cutoff Mark
The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Jamb cut-off mark is the general cut-off mark set as a benchmark for all courses offered in the institution.
MOUAU Jamb’s cut-off mark for the 2023/2024 academic session is 140, so for a student to register for the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture POST UTME he or she must score nothing less than 140 in the concluded JAMB examination.
However, Due to high competition, it’s advisable to score more than the required cut-off mark to boost your chances of gaining admission into the university.
MOUAU Departmental Cutoff Marks
Departmental Cut-Off Marks.
Accounting Education 45
Adult and Continuing Education 50
Agric Business and Management 50
Agricultural Economics 50
Agricultural Education 45
Agricultural and Bioresource Engineering 52
Animal Breeding and Physiology 50
Animal Production 45
Archaeology and tourism 50
Business Education 45
Business Administration 52
Biological Education 45
Banking and Finance 50
Computer science 55
Chemical Engineering 52
Civil Engineering 52
Chemistry Education 50
Computer Science Education 45
Educational Administration and Planning 50
Economics Education 45
Educational Foundations 45
Environmental Management and Toxicology 50
Electrical and Electronic Engineering 52
Fisheries and Aquatic Management 50
Forestry and Environmental Management 50
Food Science and Technology 50
Guidance and Counselling 55
Home Economics Education 45
Human Resources Management 50
Home economics 45
Hotel Management and Tourism 52
Human Nutrition and Dietetics 52
Industrial Technology Education 45
Integrated Science Education 45
Library and Information Science 50
Mechanical Engineering 52
Mathematics Education 45
Entrepreneurial Studies 50
Plant Science and Biotechnology 50
Physics Education 45
Plant Health Management 45
International Relations 55
Rural Sociology and Extension 50
Soil Science and Metrology 50
Veterinary public health and preventive Medicine 60
Veterinary Medicine 70
Veterinary Anatomy 65
Veterinary Pathology 57
Veterinary pharmacology and endocrinology 60
Veterinary surgery 70
Zoology and Environmental Biology 57
How To Calculate MOUAU Aggregate/Screening Score
Every aspirant candidate who participated in the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Post Utme / Screening must know how to calculate their aggregate score for confirmation. Follow the simple steps below to calculate your screening score.
Divide your JAMB score by 8
Divide your post-UTME score by 2
After which you add both of them together.
For example; You score 300 in JAMB and 80 in post-UTME that means;
300/8 = 37.5
80/2 = 40
i.e 37.5 + 40 = 77.5
Michael Okpara University School Fees
SCHEDULE OF STUDENT CHARGES FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC SESSION
|1||Tuition FEE: NIGERIAN STUDENT||NIL||NIL|
|7||ID CARD (WITH LAYARD)||₦2,000.00|
|UTILITIES AND SERVICE CHARGES|
|14||STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE (TISHIP)||₦2,000.00|
|GRAND TOTAL (ALL COLLEGES)||₦93,000.00|
|STUDENTS HOSTEL ACCOMMODATION (OPTIONAL)|
Acceptance Fees #50,000
Other Registration Charges #61,000
|REGISTRATION CHARGES||SIWES||FINAL YEAR|
|CEET/COLPAS/ COLNAS,CASE, CAFST||N 50,000||N 51,000||N 56,500|
|COLMAS/CASAP/CCSS/CAERSE/CNREM||N 48,000||N 49,000||N 54,500|
|CVM||N 52,000||N 58,500|
Note: All fees are inclusive of N500 transaction charges.
MOUAU Admission Requirements
Applicants seeking admission into the First Year of any degree course in the University must be qualified for admission before the beginning of the session in which they wish to enter. The applicants must meet the following:
The general entrance requirements, and Additional College or Departmental course requirements.
Intending Students of the University are advised to go through the Admission requirements to ensure that they had satisfied the requirements before they apply for Admission.
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENT:
The minimum age for admission is 16 years. Students are admitted into the University degree programmes through a competitive entrance examination (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination -UTME) organized by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
A candidate must in addition have an acceptable score in the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination or a Diploma, NCE with at least lower credit. The candidate should at least possess a minimum of 5 credit passes at the SSCE or equivalent obtained at not more than 2 sittings in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.
The B. Agriculture programme, requires five credit passes in SSCE/WASC/GCE ‘O’ Level which must include Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Mathematics, Physics, and English Language. However, every applicant must have attempted Physics and Mathematics at WASC/SSCE/GCE O’ Level.
The exact requirements of different programmes which may be modified from time to time by the university Senate could be obtained from the University Registry as well as JAMB’s information publications for potential students.
Candidates who wish to transfer from other universities into the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, are required to:
Purchase and complete the prescribed application form obtainable from the University Registry at Umudike.
Posses the minimum entry requirements for admission into the university as well as the special requirements of the proposed Department/ programme.
Ensure that their academic transcripts and special reports on them (forwarded by appropriate officials of their former institutions) are received in the admission office of the University.
CHANGE OF COURSE/DEPARTMENT
in a case where an admitted student couldn’t meet the criteria of a department as a result, such a student can be changed to a new department provided he/she meets the criteria of the other department.
PROBATION AND WITHDRAWALS
Any student whose Cumulative Grade Point Average (C.G.P.A.) is below 1.00 at the end of any academic year is placed on probation for one academic year during which he/she is expected to repeat and pass the failed courses.
If at the end of a period of probation, the student still fails to make the required C.G.P.A. of 1.00, he/she will be required to withdraw from the University for one academic year after which he/she may apply for readmission. Readmission in this case is not automatic.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENT FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES:
A student must have taken and passed a minimum of one hundred and twenty (120) credit unit courses for a four–year, one hundred and fifty (150) credit unit courses for a five–year, and one hundred and eighty (180) credit unit courses for a six–year programme.
In each case, the student must obtain a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 1.00 (2.00 required for Doctor in Veterinary Medicine). Most programmes in the University however have a minimum credit load requirement of about 144-168; 180-210 and 216-252 for four, five, and six-year course duration respectively.
Admission is based on a combination of ‘O’ Level results with the following qualifications:
- OND/ND (Distinction)
- HND (Credit)
iii. NCE (Double Major) at Credit Level
- OND/ND (Credit)
- NCE (Double Major/Merit Level)
Candidates with qualifications as in (i), (ii) and (iii) as listed above may be admitted into the 200 level while those as in (iv) or (v) may be admitted into the 100 level. Holders of the ND with a minimum of upper credit passes in addition to O level credit passes are normally admitted into the 200 level of the programme while holders of HND certificates may be admitted into the 300 level except for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine programme.
The degree duration shown for most programmes is for UME candidates. Candidates with ND and HND or their equivalents spend fewer years in their programmes (as stated above), e.g. four or three years, respectively, in the B. Agric. compared to five years for UME candidates.
Candidates applying for the pre-degree programmes should possess at least five ‘O’ Level credits, in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.
Candidates should possess the requisite qualifications for their intended course of study at the time of submitting their completed application forms.
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
Applicants shall be holders of third class Honours Bachelor’s degree of MOUAU or other institutions recognized by the Senate; or holders of the Higher National Diploma (HND) at the Distinction or Upper credit level or equivalent certificate of other institutions recognized by the Senate.
Applicants must be graduates of MOUAU or other recognized Universities who have obtained the approved Bachelor’s degree with at least second class Honours or its equivalent, or candidates who possess 3rd class Honours degree of recognized universities and at least an Upper Credit in Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field, or Candidates who possess the Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least a credit from recognized institutions, plus credit at the Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution or any other certificate or qualification that may be acceptable to Senate.
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE
Candidates must be graduates of MOUAU or other recognized Universities who have obtained a first class Bachelor’s degree, or a Master’s Degree in relevant disciplines with a Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 5-point scale, or at least 2.8 on a 4-point scale.