FUTO Direct Entry (DE) Screening Form 2020/2021 is Out

Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) Direct Entry (DE) Admission Screening Form, Eligibility, Cut-Off Mark, Requirements, Screening Date, Time, Venue, Application Guidelines and Deadline for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Latest Update: The general public and candidates who chose the Federal University of Technology, Owerri as First Choice University in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) are aware that the University Portal has been open since August 4, 2020,

for the registration of the 2020/2021 PUTME screening exercise. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major delay in the 2020/2021 Admissions Exercise with the directive from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) that Institutions should postpone PUTME screening exercises pending the conclusion of the 2020 WASSCE and NECO SSCE Examinations.

Consequently, following the release of the 2020 WASSCE and NECO SSCE results, please be informed that the University is set to commence the 2020/2021 PUTME Screening Exercise. In this regard candidates who registered for the Exercise should note as follows:

Candidates who did not choose FUTO as first choice University but scored a minimum of 180 are requested to register for the Post UTME Screening Exercise on the condition that they visit the JAMB website for a change of Institution. CANDIDATES WHO DID NOT CHOOSE FUTO AS FIRST CHOICE UNIVERSITY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION.

Candidates who registered with awaiting results should immediately upload their WASSCE and NECO SSCE results to the University portal on/before Friday, January 29, 2021.

All candidates should also upload their WASSCE and NECO SSCE results to the JAMB portal as earlier directed.

Direct Entry candidates should ensure that their academic transcripts have been forwarded to the Registrar, Federal University of Technology, Owerri because any candidate who fails to submit his/her academic transcript would not be considered for Admission.


This is to inform all the candidates that applied for Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) admission through direct entry that the management of the institution has announced the commencement of their registration exercise for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Online Application commences on Tuesday, August 04, 2020.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The attention of the management of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri has been drawn to the activities of the imposters disguising as agents of the University to defraud unsuspecting prospective candidates for FUTO 2020/2021 Post-UTME Screening Exercise.

We, therefore, state categorically that FUTO neither authorized nor engaged any agent(s) for the purpose of registration for the above Screening Exercise.

Accordingly, all Prospective Candidates for FUTO 2020/2021 Post-UTME/Direct Entry Screening Exercise are advised to beware of this imposters and personally visit the University website (www.futo.edu.ng) and follow strictly the steps outlined in the Advertisement for the Screening Exercise.

Please note that Payment can be made from any part of the Country. You do not need to come to the University.

For support, please contact:

Email: [email protected]
Hotline: 08139833300

John U. Nnabuihe


  • Candidates who chose Federal University of Technology, Owerri as Choice University in the 2020/2021 Direct Entry (DE) are hereby invited to apply for an Aptitude Test, provided such candidates are holders of OND/HND/First Degree and A’Level in relevant disciplines and subjects.


  • To apply for FUTO Direct Entry Screening, follow the steps outlined below:
  • Visit the University website: futo.edu.ng.
  • Click on “Prospective Students”.
  • Click on the link; “2020/2021 Direct Entry Application”.
  • Enter your JAMB Registration Number to generate Payment Invoice containing the Remita Retrieval Reference Number (RRR).
  • Proceed to any Bank with the payment invoice OR simply pay with your ATM Card.
  • Return to the Application page and enter your JAMB Registration number again.
  • Proceed with the completion of the form.
  • Correctly enter your O’Level results.
  • Enter your CGPA for the OND/HND/First Degree result or A’Level result Grades, JUPEB result and Institution attended.
  • Confirm your entries.
  • Submit your application.
  • Print out your acknowledgement slip.
  • Await further communication from the University.

Eligible candidates would be required to pay a processing fee of Two Thousand Naira (N2,000.00), excluding bank charges.

Also ReadFUTO Post-UTME Admission Screening Form 2020/2021


The 2020/2021 Post-UTME and Direct Entry Screening Exercise shall be conducted in a manner devoid of exposure of candidates to the dreaded Covid-19.

The specific time and date for the individual candidate would be communicated in due course.
  • You must enter a valid mobile number and e-mail address for further communications.
  • Those who fail to register within the period WILL NOT be qualified for the Aptitude Test.
  • Any candidate who fails to successfully submit his application online would automatically lose his/her chance of being considered for admission.
  • Kindly ensure that your academic transcript reaches the Registrar, Federal University Technology, Owerri on/before 29th January, 2021.
  • Any candidate who fails to submit his/her academic transcript would not be considered for admission.


29th January, 2021.

For Support, Contact:
E-Mail: [email protected]
Hotline: 08139833300