Admission Requirement

In order to be eligible for admission into the undergraduate (B.Eng. degree) Programme, a candidate, in addition to satisfying the University general entry requirements, must obtain at least credit passes in each of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as well as any other science subjects at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations or its equivalent.
The current minimum requirements for admission into 100 level (UTME entry) and 200 level (Direct entry) in the Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering are as follows:

Joint Matriculation Examination (JME) Entry:

Applicants seeking JME entry must:
i. Have attained the age of sixteen years on the first day of October in the year of their candidature.
ii. Possess the School Certificate (SC) or the General Certificate of Education, Ordinary Level (GCE “O” Level) with passes at credit level in at least five subjects obtained at not more than two sittings and at least a credit in English Language. The five subjects should include Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. UTME subjects are: Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Direct Entry:

Applicants seeking direct entry should have:
i. Five SC or GCE O' level credit passes including English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other science subject.
ii. GCE ‘A' level or IJMB passes or equivalent “A” level passes in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
iii. Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) may also be admitted into the 200 level with lower credit or 300 level with distinction or upper credit in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering. Ordinary National Diploma (OND) candidates possessing overall upper credit pass with three distinctions passes in core courses of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering including Mathematics may be admitted into 200 level. In special cases, candidates with high grades in 'O' levels plus relevant advanced professional qualification may be accepted. Such cases will be considered individually by the Faculty Board of Engineering and Senate.

Course Registration Guide
  • Fresh students must come with originals of relevant documents to the faculty to collect admission letter and to be interviewed. Successful candidates would be informed of the procedure for registration with the Academic Office, the Faculty and the Department.
  • Students should note the time and schedule of registration and be in possession of proper identification documents at all times.
  • Students should consult with their advisors before filling the course registration form.
  • Pre-requisite and/or co-requisite must be satisfied for courses that require such.
  • All courses are registered at an officially designated center, except otherwise stated.
  • Unrestricted electives chosen outside those listed must be approved by the department.
  • Minimum and maximum credit units registered for full time student is 15 and 24 units respectively.
  • At registration, a student is required to pay the NACES student dues, and buy departmental publications and also settle other charges as may be required from time to time.
  • Late registration, usually granted after normal registration period, attracts a penalty and does not last beyond a quarter of the semester period.
  • De-registration and registration of additional courses continues through the period of late registration.
  • De-registration of research project, with consent of the supervisor, is not allowed beyond second semester registration period.
  • Registration problems associated with ill health may be entertained.
  • If, as a result of ill-health, a student is likely to be late for registration, the department should be informed early enough and, upon resumption, supporting evidence(s) must be presented. Application for deferment must be made to/through the department, in time, for such request to be tendered for consideration by appropriate bodies.
  • A student is regarded as registered only when the necessary registration forms have been submitted to the departmental registration officer.
  • A student who fails to register for two consecutive semesters shall be deemed to have voluntarily withdrawn from the course.