This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Urban and Regional Planning under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology in Nigerian polytechnics and monotechnics. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Polytechnics / Monotechnics that Offer Urban and Regional Planning

  • Abia State Polytechnic
  • Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic
  • Adamawa State Polytechnic
  • Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic
  • Auchi Polytechnic
  • Dorben Polytechnic
  • Edo State Institute Of Technology And Management
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
  • Federal Polytechnic, Bida
  • Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu
  • Federal Polytechnic, Idah
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa
  • Federal Polytechnic, Nekede
  • Federal Polytechnic, Offa
  • Federal Polytechnic, Oko
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ukana
  • Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic
  • Institute Of Management Technology, Enugu
  • Kaduna Polytechnic
  • Kogi State Polytechnic
  • Kwara State Polytechnic
  • Lagos State Polytechnic
  • Moshood Abiola 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
  • Ramat Polytechnic
  • Rivers State Polytechnic
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
  • Temple-Gate Polytechnic
  • The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki
  • The Polytechnic, Ibadan
  • Waziri Umaru Fed. Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi
  • Yaba College Of Technology

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Urban and Regional Planning under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology in the institutions listed above are:

Geography and two other subjects from course requirement


(i) NEKEDEPOLY accepts Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

(ii) KAD-POLY accepts any three of Mathematics, Geography and any one from Economics, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(iii) RIVPOLY accepts Economics in lieu of Geography.

(iv) OFFAPOLY requires Mathematics, Geography/Economics and any one subject from Sciences or Fine Art.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Urban and Regional Planning as a UTME candidate, you require: Mathematics, 
Geography and three other subjects from: 
English Language, 
Fine Art/Technical Drawing, 
Further Mathematics, 
History/Government Business Methods/Bookkeeping and Principles of Accounting One of the three subjects must be a basic science subject. 
At least a credit pass in English Language is compulsory.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Urban and Regional Planning as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) IBD-POLY and OSUNTECH require a credit in English Language and Geography.

(ii) ILAROPOLY requires a credit pass in English Language.

(iii) MAPOLY requires four relevant credits at one sitting or five credits at not more than two sittings.

(iv) LASPOTECH requires credits in English and Mathematics and a pass in any of the following science subjects: 
1) Physics 
2) Chemistry 
3) Biology/Agricultural Science plus any one credit from subjects chosen from: 
*) Economics *) Geography *) Art/Tech Draw.

(v) RUGIPO accepts a pass in English Language. Requires Mathematics, Economic/Geography and a Science subject as UTME subject.

(vi) YABATECH credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, one subject from Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and any other from Government, Statistics, Fine Art/Technical Drawing, History, Commerce, Further Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry or Biology.

(vii) EKITIPOLY requires credit passes in Mathematics and Geography, a Basic Science subject and one from English Language, Economics/Commerce, Art/Technical Drawing and Statistics and offers the course as Urban and Regional Planning.

(viii) PLAPOLY requires O/L credits in Mathematics, Eng. Lang, Geography and other subject from Economics, Arts, Tech. Drawing, Government/History, Chemistry, Physics, Biology.

(ix) OSPOLY does not accept History and Government as course requirement. It however requires a credit in Geography

(x) KWARAPOLY does not accept Commerce, Business Method, Agric. Science, Government/History and Account but accepts a Credit Pass in Statistics.

(xi) RUGIPO accepts a pass in English Language.

(xii) NEKEDEPOLY requires credit passes in Mathematics, a Science Subject and any other three subjects chosen from those listed in column 2

(xiii) MAPOLY requires four credits at one sitting or five credits at not more than two sittings to include Mathematics, English language and one science subject. Other subject from Chemistry, Physics, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Geography Economics/Commerce, Fine Arts/Technical Drawing, Government/History, Religious Knowledge, Further Mathematics and Nigerian Language.